Question: Does the Bible say tattoos are a sin?

Some Christians take issue with tattooing, upholding the Hebrew prohibition (see below). The Hebrew prohibition is based on interpreting Leviticus 19:28—Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you—so as to prohibit tattoos, and perhaps even makeup.

Is tattoo forbidden in the Bible?

Tattoos have been around for millennia. People got them at least five thousand years ago. But in the ancient Middle East, the writers of the Hebrew Bible forbade tattooing. Per Leviticus 19:28, “You shall not make gashes in your flesh for the dead, or incise any marks on yourselves.”

Can you still go to heaven with tattoos?

Leviticus 19:28 reads, You shall not make any cuts in your body for the dead nor make any tattoo marks on yourselves: I am the Lord. Even devout Christian Mr Folau has a couple of tattoos of his own - so there are a lot of sinners going straight to Hell for this one.

What do tattoos stop you from doing?

A bad tattoo artist could leave you with a sloppy tattoo at best, serious infection at worst. It leaves people exposed to contracting HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C, Heath Technician Matt Kachel explained to Baraboo. These are diseases a person may contract and not know about it for a long time.

Do tattoos damage your body?

Tattoos breach the skin, which means that skin infections and other complications are possible, including: Allergic reactions. Tattoo dyes — especially red, green, yellow and blue dyes — can cause allergic skin reactions, such as an itchy rash at the tattoo site. This can occur even years after you get the tattoo.

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