bible verses about tattoos

You’d be hard pressed to find a Bible website in favor of getting a Bible verse as a tattoo, and so below are some Tattoo Bible Verses. I hope you agree that it’s important to understand Bible principles before getting a Bible verse tattoo.

tattoo bible verses

Before doing anything life altering like getting a tattoo, please check your motives, get godly advice from parents and other God-given leaders in your life, and be certain that it is something God honoring. I would venture to say that most people don’t get tattoos for the glory of God. Let us be careful with the bodies God has given to us.

Are tattoos something that is of this world? Isn’t the real reason you want the tattoo because you think you would look good with it? Below are some tattoo Bible verses to consider when considering getting a tattoo.

Top 13 Tattoo Bible Verses

Ephesians 6:1–2
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 2 “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise),

1 Peter 3:3–4
Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear— 4 but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God’s sight is very precious.

Romans 12:1–2
I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. 2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

1 Timothy 2:9
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,

1 Corinthians 10:31
So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

2 Corinthians 5:20
Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.

Romans 14:23
But whoever has doubts is condemned if he eats, because the eating is not from faith. For whatever does not proceed from faith is sin.

Proverbs 16:2
All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the LORD weighs the spirit.

1 Samuel 16:7
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.”

John 7:24
Do not judge by appearances, but judge with right judgment.”

Proverbs 12:15
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.

Luke 14:28
For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it?

Proverbs 27:12
The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it.

Leviticus 19:28
You shall not make any cuts on your body for the dead or tattoo yourselves: I am the LORD.

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