What were the professions of the twelve apostles?  I know four were fishermen.  What about the rest?


The original twelve apostles were:

Simon Peter or Cephas fisherman - Matthew 4:18
Andrew fisherman - Matthew 4:18
James fisherman - Matthew 4:18
John fisherman - Matthew 4:18
Nathaniel or Bartholomew
Levi or Matthew tax collector - Matthew 10:3
James the son of Alphaeus or Cleopas
Simon, the Zealot
Judas the son of James or Labbaeus Thaddaeus
Judas Iscariot

Two apostles were replaced:

Matthias replaced Judas Iscariot
Paul replaced James tentmaker - Acts 18:2-3

Nothing is said in the Bible regarding the occupations of the rest.

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