8 Bible Verses about Tattooing

Leviticus 19:28 ESV / 29 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 ESV / 10 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, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

1 Samuel 16:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.”

Revelation 19:16 ESV / 3 helpful votes

On his robe and on his thigh he has a name written, King of kings and Lord of lords.

Isaiah 44:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

This one will say, ‘I am the Lord's,’ another will call on the name of Jacob, and another will write on his hand, ‘The Lord's,’ and name himself by the name of Israel.”

Exodus 21:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Then his master shall bring him to God, and he shall bring him to the door or the doorpost. And his master shall bore his ear through with an awl, and he shall be his slave forever.

1 Corinthians 6:19 ESV / 1 helpful vote

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,

1 Kings 18:28 ESV / 1 helpful vote

And they cried aloud and cut themselves after their custom with swords and lances, until the blood gushed out upon them.

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