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88 Bible Verses About Skin Color

Here are 88 Bible verses about skin color from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Galatians 3:28 KJV

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

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John 7:24 KJV

Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.

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Song of Solomon 1:5 KJV

Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.

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Acts 17:26 KJV

I am black, but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains of Solomon.

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Acts 10:34-35 KJV

And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;

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Revelation 7:9 KJV

Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons: But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him.

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1 Samuel 16:7 KJV

After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;

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Genesis 25:25 KJV

But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart.

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Revelation 5:9-10 KJV

And the first came out red, all over like an hairy garment; and they called his name Esau.

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Daniel 10:6 KJV

And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation; And hast made us unto our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth.

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Jeremiah 13:23 KJV

His body also was like the beryl, and his face as the appearance of lightning, and his eyes as lamps of fire, and his arms and his feet like in colour to polished brass, and the voice of his words like the voice of a multitude.

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Lamentations 5:10 KJV

Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil.

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John 3:16 KJV

Our skin was black like an oven because of the terrible famine.

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Isaiah 53:2 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

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1 John 2:11 KJV

For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: he hath no form nor comeliness; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.

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Lamentations 4:8 KJV

But he that hateth his brother is in darkness, and walketh in darkness, and knoweth not whither he goeth, because that darkness hath blinded his eyes.

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Song of Solomon 5:10 KJV

Their visage is blacker than a coal; they are not known in the streets: their skin cleaveth to their bones; it is withered, it is become like a stick.

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Revelation 1:12-15 KJV

My beloved is white and ruddy, the chiefest among ten thousand.

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1 Corinthians 12:13 KJV

And I turned to see the voice that spake with me. And being turned, I saw seven golden candlesticks; And in the midst of the seven candlesticks one like unto the Son of man, clothed with a garment down to the foot, and girt about the paps with a golden girdle. His head and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire; And his feet like unto fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace; and his voice as the sound of many waters.

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Romans 1:16 KJV

For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.

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Ezekiel 37:6 KJV

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

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Acts 10:34 KJV

And I will lay sinews upon you, and will bring up flesh upon you, and cover you with skin, and put breath in you, and ye shall live; and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

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Job 30:30 KJV

Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:

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Psalms 102:5 KJV

My skin is black upon me, and my bones are burned with heat.

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John 14:6 KJV

By reason of the voice of my groaning my bones cleave to my skin.

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Acts 4:12 KJV

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

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Luke 1:37 KJV

Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.

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Job 2:4 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Revelation 5:9 KJV

And Satan answered the LORD, and said, Skin for skin, yea, all that a man hath will he give for his life.

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Romans 3:23 KJV

And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;

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Acts 13:1 KJV

For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;

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Lamentations 3:4 KJV

Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

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Job 19:20 KJV

My flesh and my skin hath he made old; he hath broken my bones.

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Job 7:5 KJV

My bone cleaveth to my skin and to my flesh, and I am escaped with the skin of my teeth.

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Leviticus 13:2 KJV

My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust; my skin is broken, and become loathsome.

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Genesis 10:6 KJV

When a man shall have in the skin of his flesh a rising, a scab, or a bright spot, and it be in the skin of his flesh like the plague of leprosy; then he shall be brought unto Aaron the priest, or unto one of his sons the priests:

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Revelation 1:15 KJV

And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan.

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Galatians 5:22 KJV

And his feet like unto fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace; and his voice as the sound of many waters.

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2 Corinthians 6:14 KJV

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

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John 3:16-17 KJV

Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?

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Song of Solomon 1:5-6 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

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Numbers 12:1 KJV

I am black, but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains of Solomon. Look not upon me, because I am black, because the sun hath looked upon me: my mother’s children were angry with me; they made me the keeper of the vineyards; but mine own vineyard have I not kept.

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Genesis 5:32 KJV

And Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman.

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Revelation 4:3 KJV

And Noah was five hundred years old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

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1 Peter 2:17 KJV

And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a sardine stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald.

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Matthew 27:32 KJV

Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.

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Micah 3:2 KJV

And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they compelled to bear his cross.

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1 John 1:5 KJV

Who hate the good, and love the evil; who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones;

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1 Corinthians 2:14 KJV

This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

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John 1:3 KJV

But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

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Matthew 5:22 KJV

All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.

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Psalms 68:31 KJV

But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.

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Leviticus 19:33-34 KJV

Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands unto God.

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Acts 2:38 KJV

And if a stranger sojourn with thee in your land, ye shall not vex him. But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.

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Genesis 1:26 KJV

Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

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Matthew 28:19-20 KJV

And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

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Ezekiel 37:8 KJV

Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.

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Ezekiel 1:26-28 KJV

And when I beheld, lo, the sinews and the flesh came up upon them, and the skin covered them above: but there was no breath in them.

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Job 34:19 KJV

And above the firmament that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone: and upon the likeness of the throne was the likeness as the appearance of a man above upon it. And I saw as the colour of amber, as the appearance of fire round about within it, from the appearance of his loins even upward, and from the appearance of his loins even downward, I saw as it were the appearance of fire, and it had brightness round about. As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the LORD. And when I saw it, I fell upon my face, and I heard a voice of one that spake.

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Numbers 12:10 KJV

How much less to him that accepteth not the persons of princes, nor regardeth the rich more than the poor? for they all are the work of his hands.

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Genesis 1:26-27 KJV

And the cloud departed from off the tabernacle; and, behold, Miriam became leprous, white as snow: and Aaron looked upon Miriam, and, behold, she was leprous.

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Revelation 1:14 KJV

And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth. So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

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Exodus 4:6 KJV

His head and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire;

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

And the LORD said furthermore unto him, Put now thine hand into thy bosom. And he put his hand into his bosom: and when he took it out, behold, his hand was leprous as snow.

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Romans 10:12 KJV

The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

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Acts 9:4 KJV

For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him.

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Daniel 7:9 KJV

And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

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Lamentations 4:7-10 KJV

I beheld till the thrones were cast down, and the Ancient of days did sit, whose garment was white as snow, and the hair of his head like the pure wool: his throne was like the fiery flame, and his wheels as burning fire.

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Leviticus 13:38-39 KJV

Her Nazarites were purer than snow, they were whiter than milk, they were more ruddy in body than rubies, their polishing was of sapphire: Their visage is blacker than a coal; they are not known in the streets: their skin cleaveth to their bones; it is withered, it is become like a stick. They that be slain with the sword are better than they that be slain with hunger: for these pine away, stricken through for want of the fruits of the field. The hands of the pitiful women have sodden their own children: they were their meat in the destruction of the daughter of my people.

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Genesis 1:2 KJV

If a man also or a woman have in the skin of their flesh bright spots, even white bright spots; Then the priest shall look: and, behold, if the bright spots in the skin of their flesh be darkish white; it is a freckled spot that groweth in the skin; he is clean.

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Revelation 14:6 KJV

And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

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Revelation 1:2 KJV

And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people,

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Colossians 3:11 KJV

Who bare record of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw.

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Romans 3:9 KJV

Where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all, and in all.

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Acts 9:27 KJV

What then? are we better than they? No, in no wise: for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin;

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John 4:24 KJV

But Barnabas took him, and brought him to the apostles, and declared unto them how he had seen the Lord in the way, and that he had spoken to him, and how he had preached boldly at Damascus in the name of Jesus.

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John 3:19 KJV

God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.

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Matthew 28:19 KJV

And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.

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Matthew 17:2 KJV

Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:

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Matthew 5:17-19 KJV

And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light.

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Malachi 3:16 KJV

Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

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Lamentations 4:3 KJV

Then they that feared the LORD spake often one to another: and the LORD hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the LORD, and that thought upon his name.

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Jeremiah 14:2 KJV

Even the sea monsters draw out the breast, they give suck to their young ones: the daughter of my people is become cruel, like the ostriches in the wilderness.

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Jeremiah 9:23-24 KJV

Judah mourneth, and the gates thereof languish; they are black unto the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.

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2 Kings 5:27 KJV

Thus saith the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches: But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the LORD.

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Numbers 12:3 KJV

The leprosy therefore of Naaman shall cleave unto thee, and unto thy seed for ever. And he went out from his presence a leper as white as snow.

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Leviticus 13:3 KJV

(Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men which were upon the face of the earth.)

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Genesis 1:3 KJV

And the priest shall look on the plague in the skin of the flesh: and when the hair in the plague is turned white, and the plague in sight be deeper than the skin of his flesh, it is a plague of leprosy: and the priest shall look on him, and pronounce him unclean.

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