NatyBarbosa's avatar

Turning Jesus into historically accurate Jesus

20 5 142 (1 Today)
By NatyBarbosa   |   
Character  Jesus ChristLocation  israel
© 2019 - 2020 NatyBarbosa
Hello everyone!
Recently, I've been watching this amazing Bible animated series of Jesus' life and I'm really loving it.

But, there is this thing that always makes me a little uncomfortable. Jesus' appearance.

We all know that the appearance of our Lord and Savior doesn't matter. What matters is what He did for us!

But ... I just can't get this fact that most people imagine Jesus as being a white, long hair, blue eyes and European like man. This is so wrong.

Historically accurate Jesus tells us something different. You see, He was born as a Jewish. A middle eastern man. So of course His skin was supposed to be darker and the tradition of the Jewish, they cut the hair (exceptions from Samson and John Baptist).

So, I've decided to make this little edit trying to make Jesus a little bit more accurate from what He should've looked like Meow :3 

Now I want to hear from you: how do you imagine Jesus in your mind? I confess that I'm so used to this European version of Jesus that sometimes I really imagine Him this way and not in a Jewish way.

:happybounce: Follow me!
Image size
1432x2160px 1.76 MB
anonymous's avatar
Join the community to add your comment. Already a deviant? Log In
Firecat15's avatar
Jewish, definitely 
Heimgri's avatar
I'm sometimes surprised that people forget that Jesus was jewish. Great work!
NatyBarbosa's avatar
NatyBarbosaHobbyist General Artist

Hahaha sometimes I'm surprised that I forget that He was Jewish and I ended up imagining Him European Face Palm emote

LaDeary's avatar
Yes I agree, your version looks much better! :D I too have a habit of picturing him as he's often portrayed in popular media, minus the blue eyes.
NatyBarbosa's avatar
NatyBarbosaHobbyist General Artist

Hahaha, yeahh, I often do this as well! I'm glad you like it and I loved to hear how you imagine Him ♥