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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 Cephasfisherman - Matthew 4:18
Andrewfisherman - Matthew 4:18
Jamesfisherman - Matthew 4:18
Johnfisherman - Matthew 4:18
Philip 
Nathaniel or Bartholomew 
Levi or Matthewtax collector - Matthew 10:3
Thomas 
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 Jamestent maker - Acts 18:2-3

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


See also:

Questions and Answers regarding the Apostles