Bible Verses about Beauty

What does the Bible say about beauty? - Scriptures on the Beauty of God's Creation

Learn more about the meaning and significance of beauty in this collection of Bible verses. While we can appreciate the beauty of the natural world as God's creation, we should be wary of glorifying the physical beauty of ourselves or others. As Proverbs 31:30 says, "Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised." scripture tells us that true beauty is of the soul, from a pure heart of faith and love.

Browse Bible verses about beauty in this collection of scripture quotes:

1 Peter 3:3-4 NIV

3 Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. 4 Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God's sight.

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Proverbs 31:30 NIV

30 Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.

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Psalm 139:14 NIV

14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.

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1 Samuel 16:7 NIV

7 But the Lord said to Samuel, "Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart."

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Ecclesiastes 3:11 NIV

11 He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.

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Isaiah 40:8 NIV

8 The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever."

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Genesis 1:27 NIV

27 So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.

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1 Timothy 2:9 NIV

9 I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, adorning themselves, not with elaborate hairstyles or gold or pearls or expensive clothes,

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Ezekiel 28:17 NIV

17 Your heart became proud on account of your beauty, and you corrupted your wisdom because of your splendor. So I threw you to the earth; I made a spectacle of you before kings.

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Psalm 45:11 NIV

11 Let the king be enthralled by your beauty; honor him, for he is your lord.

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Song of Solomon 4:1-16 NIV

1 How beautiful you are, my darling! Oh, how beautiful! Your eyes behind your veil are doves. Your hair is like a flock of goats descending from the hills of Gilead. 2 Your teeth are like a flock of sheep just shorn, coming up from the washing. Each has its twin; not one of them is alone. 3 Your lips are like a scarlet ribbon; your mouth is lovely. Your temples behind your veil are like the halves of a pomegranate. 4 Your neck is like the tower of David, built with courses of stone ; on it hang a thousand shields, all of them shields of warriors. 5 Your breasts are like two fawns, like twin fawns of a gazelle that browse among the lilies. 6 Until the day breaks and the shadows flee, I will go to the mountain of myrrh and to the hill of incense. 7 You are altogether beautiful, my darling; there is no flaw in you. 8 Come with me from Lebanon, my bride, come with me from Lebanon. Descend from the crest of Amana, from the top of Senir, the summit of Hermon, from the lions' dens and the mountain haunts of leopards. 9 You have stolen my heart, my sister, my bride; you have stolen my heart with one glance of your eyes, with one jewel of your necklace. 10 How delightful is your love, my sister, my bride! How much more pleasing is your love than wine, and the fragrance of your perfume more than any spice! 11 Your lips drop sweetness as the honeycomb, my bride; milk and honey are under your tongue. The fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon. 12 You are a garden locked up, my sister, my bride; you are a spring enclosed, a sealed fountain. 13 Your plants are an orchard of pomegranates with choice fruits, with henna and nard, 14 nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, with every kind of incense tree, with myrrh and aloes and all the finest spices. 15 You are a garden fountain, a well of flowing water streaming down from Lebanon. 16 Awake, north wind, and come, south wind! Blow on my garden, that its fragrance may spread everywhere. Let my beloved come into his garden and taste its choice fruits.

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Proverbs 6:25 NIV

25 Do not lust in your heart after her beauty or let her captivate you with her eyes.

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Philippians 4:8 NIV

8 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable-if anything is excellent or praiseworthy-think about such things.

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Psalm 50:2 NIV

2 From Zion, perfect in beauty, God shines forth.

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Psalm 27:4 NIV

4 One thing I ask from the Lord, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the Lord and to seek him in his temple.

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Isaiah 52:7 NIV

7 How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, "Your God reigns!"

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Ezekiel 16:14 NIV

14 And your fame spread among the nations on account of your beauty, because the splendor I had given you made your beauty perfect, declares the Sovereign Lord.

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Isaiah 62:3 NIV

3 You will be a crown of splendor in the Lord's hand, a royal diadem in the hand of your God.

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Proverbs 31:10 NIV

10 A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies.

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Zechariah 9:17 NIV

17 How attractive and beautiful they will be! Grain will make the young men thrive, and new wine the young women.

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