Joseph the Carpenter Having Doubts

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Joseph the Carpenter Having Doubts
Joseph the Carpenter Having Doubts

*Update – The version of this picture in the latest Christmas Story looks significantly different.

Joseph the Carpenter

And Jacob begat Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ. (Matthew 1: 16)

And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, which was the son of Heli, (Luke 3: 23)

*The differences in the verses above are said to be the result of tracing Solomonic lineage vs Nathanic lineage.

Is not this the carpenter’s son? is not his mother called Mary? and his brethren, James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas? (Matthew 13:55)

Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended at him. (Mark 6: 3)

The Jews then murmured at him, because he said, I am the bread which came down from heaven. (42) And they said, Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? how is it then that he saith, I came down from heaven? (John 6: 41-42)

And all bare him witness, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth. And they said, Is not this Joseph’s son? (Luke 4: 22)

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