7 Unexpected Things Condemned in the Bible

Homeownership is viewed through a Christian lens in Leviticus 25:23, suggesting that the land is God's and we are stewards of it, not its permanent owners.

Home Ownership (Leviticus 25:23)

Leviticus 19:27 prohibits rounding the corners of one's head, potentially making bald men feel worse about their condition, while women had fewer hair-related guidelines.

Short Hair (Leviticus 19:27)

Leviticus 19:18 advises against holding grudges, aligning with the healthy ideal of not letting resentment negatively impact one's life.

Holding a Grudge (Leviticus 19:18)

Leviticus 19:19 discourages companion planting, a practice now recognized for its soil benefits, especially among the Levites, where planting different seeds together was considered taboo.

 Companion Planting (Leviticus 19:19)

Leviticus 5:2 warns against touching unblessed meat, extending to unconscious contact with an unclean carcass, potentially making being a butcher in Biblical times perilous.

Handling Unblessed Meat (Leviticus 5:2)

Leviticus 10:9 cautions against alcohol in the tabernacle, a practice still followed in some countries, with an interesting inclusion of sons, implying daughters may be free to imbibe.

Alcohol in Church (Leviticus 10:9)

Leviticus 19:28 prohibits tattoos, suggesting that 3,000 years ago, any form of body art could lead to social excommunication, contrasting with contemporary practices like facial tattoos by individuals such as Takeshi_69 and the Island Boys.

Tattoos (Leviticus 19:28)