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Want to know what the Bible says about inner beauty? Here are 59 Bible verses about inner beauty from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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1 Peter 3:3-4 NIV
3 Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. 4 Rather, 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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Song of Solomon 4:7 NIV
You are altogether beautiful, my darling;
    there is no flaw in you.
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Proverbs 31:30 NIV
Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting;
    but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.
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1 Samuel 16:7 NIV
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 people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.”
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1 Peter 3:4 NIV
Rather, 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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Proverbs 3:15 NIV
She is more precious than rubies;
    nothing you desire can compare with her.
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2 Corinthians 4:16 NIV
Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.
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Proverbs 3:15-18 NIV
15 She is more precious than rubies;
    nothing you desire can compare with her.
16 Long life is in her right hand;
    in her left hand are riches and honor.
17 Her ways are pleasant ways,
    and all her paths are peace.
18 She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her;
    those who hold her fast will be blessed.
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Ecclesiastes 3:11 NIV
He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.
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Matthew 5:8 NIV
Blessed are the pure in heart,
    for they will see God.
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Matthew 6:28 NIV
“And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin.
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Proverbs 31:25 NIV
She is clothed with strength and dignity;
    she can laugh at the days to come.
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1 Peter 3:3 NIV
Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes.
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Romans 8:6 NIV
The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace.
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Galatians 5:25 NIV
Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit.
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1 Timothy 2:9-10 NIV
9 I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, adorning themselves, not with elaborate hairstyles or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, 10 but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God.
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Song of Solomon 4:9 NIV
You have stolen my heart, my sister, my bride;
    you have stolen my heart
with one glance of your eyes,
    with one jewel of your necklace.
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Ephesians 6:11 NIV
Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.
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John 13:35 NIV
By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”
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Ephesians 2:10 NIV
For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.
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