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Is ear piercing a sin in Christianity?
Most people on the side against body piercing use Leviticus as an argument that body piercing is a sin. There are stories in the Old Testament of nose piercings (Rebecca in Genesis 24) and even piercing the ear of a slave (Exodus 21). Yet there is no mention of piercing in the New Testament.
Is wearing earring a sin?
Religions like Christianity, Islam, and the Jews, consider it a sin for a man to wear earrings, mainly because it is considered a feminine trait. For these religions, it is considered a sin or abomination for a man to try to imitate a woman. These are simply interpretations of what the religious scriptures say.
Can we go to heaven with piercings?
The New Testament does not precisely command against tattoos or body piercings, but it also does not give us any motive to believe God would have us get tattoos or piercings either. Our bodies are so essential to the Lord that he calls our bodies temples of God.
Is ear piercing a sign of slavery?
While earrings made of precious metals and stones were still popular among the nobility of medieval Italy’s coastal regions, in the north, it was a sign of servitude. Male and female slaves were known to have an ear piercing (women slaves could also have double or nose piercings).
What does God say about piercings?
“You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor tattoo any marks on you: I am the Lord,” Leviticus 19:28.
What does the Bible say about piercings?
Did Victorian ladies have pierced ears?
In England, earrings were typically worn in one ear only. In the western world, ear piercing was popular for women in Victorian times, but lost favor in the early 1900s when screw-back earrings were invented, eliminating the need for piercing. During the years of World War II, very few women had pierced ears.
What does Jesus say about piercings?
“You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor tattoo any marks on you: I am the Lord,” Leviticus 19:28. This verse is often used as an argument to tell Christians to abstain from tattoos.