18 Bible Verses about Skin Color

Galatians 3:28 ESV / 27 helpful votes

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Acts 17:26 ESV / 26 helpful votes

And he made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place,

Revelation 7:9 ESV / 24 helpful votes

After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands,

Song of Solomon 1:5 ESV / 22 helpful votes

I am very dark, but lovely, O daughters of Jerusalem, like the tents of Kedar, like the curtains of Solomon.

Acts 10:34-35 ESV / 21 helpful votes

So Peter opened his mouth and said: “Truly I understand that God shows no partiality, but in every nation anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him.

Revelation 5:9-10 ESV / 18 helpful votes

And they sang a new song, saying, “Worthy are you to take the scroll and to open its seals, for you were slain, and by your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe and language and people and nation, and you have made them a kingdom and priests to our God, and they shall reign on the earth.”

John 7:24 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Do not judge by appearances, but judge with right judgment.”

Revelation 1:15 ESV / 15 helpful votes

His feet were like burnished bronze, refined in a furnace, and his voice was like the roar of many waters.

Acts 10:28 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And he said to them, “You yourselves know how unlawful it is for a Jew to associate with or to visit anyone of another nation, but God has shown me that I should not call any person common or unclean.

John 6:63 ESV / 10 helpful votes

It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.

Lamentations 4:7-8 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Her princes were purer than snow, whiter than milk; their bodies were more ruddy than coral, the beauty of their form was like sapphire. Now their face is blacker than soot; they are not recognized in the streets; their skin has shriveled on their bones; it has become as dry as wood.

Job 30:30 ESV / 6 helpful votes

My skin turns black and falls from me, and my bones burn with heat.

Genesis 25:25 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The first came out red, all his body like a hairy cloak, so they called his name Esau.

Exodus 4:6-7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Again, the Lord said to him, “Put your hand inside your cloak.” And he put his hand inside his cloak, and when he took it out, behold, his hand was leprous like snow. Then God said, “Put your hand back inside your cloak.” So he put his hand back inside his cloak, and when he took it out, behold, it was restored like the rest of his flesh.

Genesis 27:11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, “Behold, my brother Esau is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man.

Song of Solomon 4:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Your two breasts are like two fawns, twins of a gazelle, that graze among the lilies.

Ephesians 6:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ,

1 Timothy 6:1-2 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Let all who are under a yoke as slaves regard their own masters as worthy of all honor, so that the name of God and the teaching may not be reviled. Those who have believing masters must not be disrespectful on the ground that they are brothers; rather they must serve all the better since those who benefit by their good service are believers and beloved. Teach and urge these things.

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