The Bible is one of the main pillars of culture. It’s considered a holy book, which is a carrier of ideas and moral principles that shape patterns of human attitudes. It’s undoubtedly a source of knowledge about the world and man. On its pages are written the basics of human experiences such as love, death, suffering, faith, transience…
When we feel confused, uncertain, or bummed we turn to it for clues and answers on how we should live. Sometimes, however, we can find fragments, which can greatly surprise us and can put the more humble in quite a stupor! See, what we’re talking about!
1. The prohibition of tattooing the body
Leviticus 19:28 You shall not make any cuts in your body for the dead nor make any tattoo marks on yourselves: I am the Lord.
2. The prohibition of rounded hairstyles and beard disfigurement
Leviticus 19:27 Do not cut the hair at the sides of your head or clip off the edges of your beard.
3. The prohibition of wearing gold, pearls, expensive dress and braids
1 Timothy 2:9 Also, the women are to dress themselves in modest clothing, with decency and good sense, not with elaborate hairstyles, gold, pearls, or expensive apparel.