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Want to know what the Bible says about Wearing Makeup? Here are 56 Bible verses about Wearing Makeup 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 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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Jeremiah 4:30 NIV
What are you doing, you devastated one?
    Why dress yourself in scarlet
    and put on jewels of gold?
Why highlight your eyes with makeup?
    You adorn yourself in vain.
Your lovers despise you;
    they want to kill you.
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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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1 John 2:15-16 NIV
15 Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in them. 16 For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world.
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1 Timothy 2:9 NIV
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,
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2 Kings 9:30 NIV
Then Jehu went to Jezreel. When Jezebel heard about it, she put on eye makeup, arranged her hair and looked out of a window.
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Deuteronomy 22:5 NIV
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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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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Song of Solomon 4:7 NIV
You are altogether beautiful, my darling;
    there is no flaw in you.
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Hebrews 10:26 NIV
If we deliberately keep on sinning after we have received the knowledge of the truth, no sacrifice for sins is left,
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Esther 2:12 NIV
Before a young woman’s turn came to go in to King Xerxes, she had to complete twelve months of beauty treatments prescribed for the women, six months with oil of myrrh and six with perfumes and cosmetics.
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Proverbs 11:22 NIV
Like a gold ring in a pig’s snout
    is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion.
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Revelation 2:20 NIV
Nevertheless, I have this against you: You tolerate that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophet. By her teaching she misleads my servants into sexual immorality and the eating of food sacrificed to idols.
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Isaiah 3:16 NIV
The Lord says,
    “The women of Zion are haughty,
walking along with outstretched necks,
    flirting with their eyes,
strutting along with swaying hips,
    with ornaments jingling on their ankles.
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Romans 14:22 NIV
So whatever you believe about these things keep between yourself and God. Blessed is the one who does not condemn himself by what he approves.
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Titus 3:8 NIV
This is a trustworthy saying. And I want you to stress these things, so that those who have trusted in God may be careful to devote themselves to doing what is good. These things are excellent and profitable for everyone.
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Ezekiel 16:10-12 NIV
10 I clothed you with an embroidered dress and put sandals of fine leather on you. I dressed you in fine linen and covered you with costly garments. 11 I adorned you with jewelry: I put bracelets on your arms and a necklace around your neck, 12 and I put a ring on your nose, earrings on your ears and a beautiful crown on your head.
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1 Corinthians 11:5 NIV
But every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head—it is the same as having her head shaved.
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Ecclesiastes 12:13 NIV
Now all has been heard;
    here is the conclusion of the matter:
Fear God and keep his commandments,
    for this is the duty of all mankind.
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1 Timothy 2:11-14 NIV
11 A woman should learn in quietness and full submission. 12 I do not permit a woman to teach or to assume authority over a man; she must be quiet. 13 For Adam was formed first, then Eve. 14 And Adam was not the one deceived; it was the woman who was deceived and became a sinner.
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