What does the Bible say about beauty?


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To define what is beautiful is difficult because beauty is, as the old saying goes, in the eyes of the beholder. What is beautiful to us may be ugly to another. To regard something as beautiful, it...

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My picture Jack Gutknecht ABC/DTS graduate, guitar music ministry Baptist church
The following individuals were considered "beautiful" in the Bible:

Sarah—Genesis 12:11
Rebekah—Genesis 24:16
Rachel—Genesis 29:17
Joseph—Genesis 39:6
Moses—Exodus 2:2; Hebrews 11:23
David—1 Samuel 16:12, 1 Samuel 16:18
Bath-sheba—2 Samuel 11:2
Tamar—2 Samuel 13:1
Absalom—2 Samuel 14:25
Abishag—1 Kings 1:4
Vashti—Esther 1:11
Esther—Esther 2:7
Job's daughters—Job 42:15

"In all the land no women were found so fair as Job’s daughters; and their father gave them inheritance among their brothers."

Source: https://bible.knowing-jesus.com/topics/Beautiful-Women

If you get saved, God will give you "beauty for ashes." In fact, Chas. Spurgeon had a whole sermon on this: 

Beauty for Ashes: Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871 — Charles Haddon Spurgeon, A Sermon

Delivered by C. H. SPURGEON at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington:

"To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness, that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified." -- Isaiah 61:3. https://biblehub.com/topical/b/beauty.htm

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