9 Bible Verses about Tattoos Body Piercings

Leviticus 19:28 ESV / 165 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 / 75 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 Timothy 2:9 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Likewise also that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire,

Deuteronomy 14:1 ESV / 32 helpful votes

“You are the sons of the Lord your God. You shall not cut yourselves or make any baldness on your foreheads for the dead.

1 Corinthians 6:19 ESV / 29 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,

Ezekiel 16:12 ESV / 25 helpful votes

And I put a ring on your nose and earrings in your ears and a beautiful crown on your head.

1 Corinthians 3:17 ESV / 24 helpful votes

If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy him. For God's temple is holy, and you are that temple.

Isaiah 49:16 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

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