53+ Bible Verses About Beauty and Being Beautiful to God

Shaun Connell.
Last updated
September 18, 2023

Beauty is a universally appreciated attribute, but its true essence transcends the physical. From the beginning of time, mankind has pondered the nature of beauty and how it aligns with morality, character, and divine love. The Bible, a timeless source of wisdom and guidance, offers profound insights on this subject.

In this exploration, we have curated 56 Bible verses and 7 enlightening Christian quotes that illuminate the concept of beauty from a divine perspective. Journey with us through these treasured scriptures and thoughts, and gain a comprehensive understanding of what it truly means to be beautiful in the eyes of God. We invite you to delve deep, reflect, and be inspired.

Beauty in Creation

"In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth."

- Genesis 1:1

"And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day."

- Genesis 1:31

"The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork."

- Psalms 19:1

"He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end."

- Ecclesiastes 3:11

"For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:"

- Colossians 1:16

"Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created."

- Revelation 4:11

"O LORD, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches."

- Psalms 104:24

Beauty in Humility and Meekness

"Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth."

- Matthew 5:5

"Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls."

- Matthew 11:29

"Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven."

- Matthew 18:4

"But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble."

- James 4:6

"Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble."

- 1 Peter 5:5


"And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be abased; and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted."

- Matthew 23:12

"Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up."

- James 4:10

Beauty in Wisdom and Understanding

"The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever."

- Psalms 111:10

"Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding."

- Proverbs 3:13

"For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding."

- Proverbs 2:6

"Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom."

- Psalms 51:6

"Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth."

- Proverbs 4:5

"The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility."

- Proverbs 15:33

"He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good."

- Proverbs 19:8

The Beauty of Praise and Worship

"Praise ye the LORD: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely."

- Psalms 147:1

"O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker."

- Psalms 95:6

"But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him."

- John 4:23

"Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness."

- Psalms 29:2

"Let everything that hath breath praise the LORD. Praise ye the LORD."

- Psalms 150:6

"Praise ye the LORD. O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever."

- Psalms 106:1

"Exalt the LORD our God, and worship at his holy hill; for the LORD our God is holy."

- Psalms 99:9

Beauty in Endurance and Perseverance

"My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience."

- James 1:2-3

"And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not."

- Galatians 6:9

"But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved."

- Matthew 24:13

"For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us."

- Romans 8:18

"Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him."

- James 1:12

"Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord."

- 1 Corinthians 15:58

"Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing."

- James 1:3-4

Beauty in Service and Kindness

"And whoever gives one of these little ones only a cup of cold water in the name of a disciple, assuredly, I say to you, he shall by no means lose his reward."

- Matthew 10:42

"But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion on him,"

- Luke 10:33

"Let brotherly love continue. Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares."

- Hebrews 13:1-2

"As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith."

- Galatians 6:10

"And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart."

- Galatians 6:9

"Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all, especially to those who are of the household of faith."

- Galatians 6:10

"A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another."

- John 13:34

Beauty in God’s Promises

"For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end."

- Jeremiah 29:11

"The LORD is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance."

- 2 Peter 3:9

"And this is the promise that he hath promised us, even eternal life."

- 1 John 2:25

"But the scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe."

- Galatians 3:22

"For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us."

- 2 Corinthians 1:20

"Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering; (for he is faithful that promised;)"

- Hebrews 10:23

"Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust."

- 2 Peter 1:4

Beauty in God’s Faithfulness

"Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he is God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations;"

- Deuteronomy 7:9

"It is of the LORD'S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness."

- Lamentations 3:22-23

"God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?"

- Numbers 23:19

"But the Lord is faithful, who shall stablish you, and keep you from evil."

- 2 Thessalonians 3:3


"For the word of the LORD is right; and all his works are done in truth."

- Psalms 33:4

"If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself."

- 2 Timothy 2:13

"Thy mercy, O LORD, is in the heavens; and thy faithfulness reacheth unto the clouds."

- Psalms 36:5

Christian Quotes About Beauty

"God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars."

- Martin Luther

"The best way to show that a stick is crooked is not to argue about it or to spend time denouncing it, but to lay a straight stick alongside it."

- D.L. Moody

"Christ is the still point of the turning world."

- Madeleine L'Engle

"God does not give us everything we want, but He does fulfill His promises, leading us along the best and straightest paths to Himself."

- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"You are the only Bible some unbelievers will ever read."

- John MacArthur

"The world does not need more Christian literature. What it needs is more Christians writing good literature."

- C.S. Lewis

"Beauty is indeed a good gift of God; but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked."

- Saint Augustine


The beauty of God's creation, his promises, and his love are evident in every verse of the Bible. These teachings inspire us, nurture our spirits, and remind us of our inherent worth in God's eyes. By embracing these verses, we can reflect on the true nature of beauty — one that surpasses physical appearance and resonates deep within our souls. Whether we find beauty in our actions, our character, or the world around us, it's clear that God has given us countless reminders of His love and grace.

"He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end."

- Ecclesiastes 3:11

"Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God. And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him."

- 1 John 4:15-16

"The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand forever."

- Isaiah 40:8

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Written By:

Shaun Connell

Shaun Connell is a passionate Christian businessman and investor who lives in Texas. Shaun is a Reformed Baptist who believes that the Word of God should be used in every area of life.

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