8 Bible Verses about Self Harm

1 Corinthians 6:19 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own,

Mark 5:5 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Night and day among the tombs and on the mountains he was always crying out and cutting himself with stones.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 23 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

Leviticus 19:28 ESV / 21 helpful votes

You shall not make any cuts on your body for the dead or tattoo yourselves: I am the Lord.

Proverbs 8:36 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But he who fails to find me injures himself; all who hate me love death.”

Psalm 139:1-24 ESV / 5 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O Lord, you have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O Lord, you know it altogether. You hem me in, behind and before, and lay your hand upon me. ...

Romans 8:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

Proverbs 11:14-17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Where there is no guidance, a people falls, but in an abundance of counselors there is safety. Whoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer harm, but he who hates striking hands in pledge is secure. A gracious woman gets honor, and violent men get riches. A man who is kind benefits himself, but a cruel man hurts himself.

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