You shall not eat anything with the blood, nor shall you practice divination or soothsaying. You shall not shave around the sides of your head, nor shall you disfigure the edges of your beard. You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor tattoo any marks on you: I am the Lord. — Leviticus 19:26–28
Yesterday I heard a Pastor talk about getting tattoos.
Instill Me

This may be to make sure that the Jews would be visibly set apart from the cultures around them, which makes sense only if you are a lawyer.

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