What Does The Bible Say About The Beauty Of The Body?
Quotes are from the RSV Catholic Edition or the Douay-Rheims
1 Kings 16:7 – And the Lord said to Samuel: Look not on his countenance, nor on the height of his stature: because I have rejected him, nor do I judge according to the look of man: for man seeth those things that appear, but the Lord beholdeth the heart.
Proverbs 31:30 – Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: the woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.
Ecclesiasticus 11:2 – Praise not a man for his beauty, neither despise a man for his look.
Ecclesiasticus 25:28 – Look not upon a woman’s beauty, and desire not a woman for beauty.