What did Jesus look like?

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JP readers ask: What did Jesus look like?

Jesus’ likely appearance is discussed in the essay “The Appearance of Jesus: Hairstyles and Beards in Bible Times” by Dr. Marvin R. Wilson of Gordon College. Check it out!

Ezra, as depicted on a panel of the frescoes that covered the walls of the synagogue at Dura-Europas. Ezra’s hair and beard reflect Jewish styles in Dura-Europas in the first half of the third century A.D. (Reproduced from Carl H. Krueling, The Excavations at Duro-Europas, The Synagogue [New Haven, Yale University Press, 1956] Plate XLVIII.) Did Jesus look like this?

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