25 Bible Verses About Modesty (NIV)

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This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Modesty (NIV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Modesty

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1 Timothy 2:9

9 I also want women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or expensive clothes,

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1 Corinthians 6:19-20

19 Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; 20 you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your body.

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1 Timothy 2:9-10

9 I also want women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, 10 but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God.

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275

1 Peter 3:3-4

3 Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as braided hair and the wearing of gold jewelry and fine clothes. 4 Instead, 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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192

Proverbs 31:30

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

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Proverbs 11:22

22 Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion.

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120

Deuteronomy 22:5

5 A woman must not wear men's clothing, nor a man wear women's clothing, for the LORD your God detests anyone who does this.

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113

Matthew 5:28

28 But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

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102

1 Samuel 16:7

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 man looks at. Man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart."

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1 Timothy 2:8-10

8 I want men everywhere to lift up holy hands in prayer, without anger or disputing. 9 I also want women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, 10 but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God.

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1 Corinthians 12:23

23 and the parts that we think are less honorable we treat with special honor. And the parts that are unpresentable are treated with special modesty,

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86

1 Peter 3:1-4

1 Wives, in the same way be submissive to your husbands so that, if any of them do not believe the word, they may be won over without words by the behavior of their wives, 2 when they see the purity and reverence of your lives. 3 Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as braided hair and the wearing of gold jewelry and fine clothes. 4 Instead, 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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1 Peter 3:3

3 Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as braided hair and the wearing of gold jewelry and fine clothes.

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76

1 John 2:16

16 For everything in the world--the cravings of sinful man, the lust of his eyes and the boasting of what he has and does--comes not from the Father but from the world.

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1 Corinthians 10:31

31 So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.

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59

Matthew 5:27-28

27 "You have heard that it was said, 'Do not commit adultery.' 28 But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

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55

1 Peter 5:5-6

5 Young men, in the same way be submissive to those who are older. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, "God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble." 6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under God's mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.

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55

Matthew 18:6-7

6 But if anyone causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a large millstone hung around his neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea. 7 "Woe to the world because of the things that cause people to sin! Such things must come, but woe to the man through whom they come!

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46

Leviticus 19:28

28 "'Do not cut your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourselves. I am the LORD.

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46

Proverbs 7:10

10 Then out came a woman to meet him, dressed like a prostitute and with crafty intent.

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45

Proverbs 31:25

25 She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.

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44

Romans 14:13

13 Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in your brother's way.

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42

1 Peter 5:5

5 Young men, in the same way be submissive to those who are older. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, "God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble."

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40

John 7:24

24 Stop judging by mere appearances, and make a right judgment."

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36

1 Corinthians 6:19

19 Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own;

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