Justin Bieber’s Praying Hands Tattoo on His Leg

Justin Bieber’s Praying Hands Tattoo on His Leg
By | On March 21, 2012

In keeping with his religious tattoo theme, Justin Bieber got a new tattoo of a pair of praying hands inked on his leg, which he revealed on March 11, 2012. Pictures of Justin Bieber’s new tattoo cropped up earlier this month while the pop star was on a fishing trip in Florida with girlfriend Selena Gomez and some family members, including his grandparents. Justin Bieber’s praying hands tattoo is inked in black and white on his left calf, just below the Jesus tattoo Justin Bieber recently got, which was designed after the image of Jesus called Ecce Homo that dates back to 1610. With his new tattoo Justin Bieber now has five tattoos, three of which symbolize Justin Bieber’s Christian faith.

Justin Bieber’s New Tattoos in 2012

2012 has just gotten started, but Justin Bieber has already grabbed headlines twice for adding new ink to his growing tattoo collection. In January 2012, Justin Bieber sported a new tattoo featuring an image of Jesus wearing a crown of thorns. This month, March 2012, Justin Bieber has once again drawn attention to himself with a permanent marker of his Christian beliefs. At this rate, we could see another Justin Bieber tattoo before the year is up, maybe more!

Justin Bieber's Praying Hands Tattoo

Praying Hands Tattoo Meaning

The teen superstar is a vocal follower of Christianity and once said, “I’m a Christian, I believe in God, I believe that Jesus died on the cross for my sins.” Beiber continued, “I believe that I have a relationship and I’m able to talk to him and really, he’s the reason I’m here, so I definitely have to remember that.” Praying hands tattoo designs like the new ink Justin Bieber got on his leg are said to be chosen by people who firmly believe in the power of God and prayer.

justin bieber leg tattoos

Justin’s Other Religious Tattoos

Last May, Justin Bieber and his already inked-up dad hit the tattoo shop and got matching Hebrew tattoos inked on their ribcages. Justin Bieber’s Hebrew tattooreads “Yeshua,” which means Jesus, and was only the first of Justin Bieber’s religious tattoos. Since then, Justin Bieber has gotten two additional tattoos representing his faith, including his Jesus image tattoo, which Bieber revealed on January 4, 2012, and his new praying hands tat. Justin Bieber’s new tattoo is barely visible in pictures of the pop star, since he is wearing high socks that cover almost all of the tattoo, but it’s obvious Justin Bieber has some new ink, and he’s not afraid to show it off. Justin Bieber is only eighteen, but the Canadian-born pop star is already well on his way to sporting a tattoo collection of his rocker dad’s caliber. We’ll keep you updated!

Update: Bieber Adds Roses to Praying Hands Tat

Justin Bieber Roses TattooOn December 30, 2012, Justin Bieber posted a picture on Instagram of a new addition to his praying hands tattoo – an impressive arrangement of black and white roses. While the pop star and his girlfriend, Selena Gomez, were soaking up the sun, post-Christmas, in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the Biebs once again shared a new tattoo with fans via social media, first flaunting his abs in a pic and then showing off the ornate roses on his leg. Although many people thought it was a strange choice for the pop star to place his praying hands tattoo right next to the Jesus portrait he got a few months prior, the new roses really tie the two religious tattoos together nicely. Wondering about Bieber’s reasoning for adding the roses? In response to a fan who asked “why, why, why,” the singer responded “because, because, because.” There you have it!


51 Responses to: Justin Bieber’s Praying Hands Tattoo on His Leg

  1. gravatar Imma_Ninja Reply
    June 20th, 2012

    I think he is going to end up like lil wayne. with a sleeve and a vest of tattoos. All he needa are a few more like the jesus things on his legs and there you go. Its a shame. Next thing you know all the ‘beliebers’ are going to be getting sleeves of tattoos just to be like him. Tut tut

    • gravatar Lorena Reply
      July 1st, 2012


    • gravatar firdaus Reply
      July 24th, 2012


    • gravatar GodBeleiver Reply
      August 31st, 2012

      Shut up hater!

    • gravatar GodBeleiver Reply
      August 31st, 2012

      Imma ninja u suck so shut up hater

    • gravatar ash Reply
      September 5th, 2012

      i am not a hater of him but i totally agree with you…..for me when all your body covered with tattoo, it will look scary and digusting

      • gravatar Amanda-Rose Reply
        November 29th, 2012

        I look beautiful covered with tattoos. I was friendly, intelligent and approachable when I didn’t have tattoos, now that i am covered in art I will continue to be those things.
        It’s a shame you have to say such nasty things about people just because they chose to get ink on their skin. I would never call someone scary or disgusting. Please be a little more accepting.

        • gravatar Jude Reply
          March 18th, 2013

          Get yourself some modesty.

    • gravatar kk Reply
      December 6th, 2012

      shut up, even if he dose have tatoos! that dosent matter!!!!!!! go on with yur life and stay out of his!

      • gravatar ????? Reply
        January 20th, 2013

        You can’t tell people what to do…so just don’t be rude

    • gravatar caeley Reply
      January 13th, 2013

      I agree

  2. gravatar kiley Reply
    June 21st, 2012

    Justin Bieber, I love all of ur tattoos. There so creative and inspiring. I’m so happy that you are dating Selena u guys ar ea good couple. I can’t believe people are hating on u guys, It must be stressful! 🙂 – Kiley

    • gravatar JelenaLover Reply
      July 27th, 2012

      COMPLETELY AGREE!!! You said everthing that i wanted to say and what i say everday to haters.

  3. gravatar YamiSoFly Reply
    June 30th, 2012

    Dear Justin Bieber I Am Addicted To You.I Love All Of Your Tattoos.And To Me It Really Dosent Madder If You End Up Like Lil Wayne.Cuzz I Will Still Have An Addiction!!!!

  4. gravatar Lindsay Reply
    July 7th, 2012

    I love u Justin Bieber!!!

    • gravatar libby Reply
      March 25th, 2013

      I love you sooooo much Jusin Bieber

  5. gravatar bonquiqui Reply
    July 10th, 2012

    your a queer.

    • gravatar Justin Bieber Reply
      December 30th, 2012

      I agree

  6. gravatar Janie Reply
    July 11th, 2012

    Are we really still in the age where people got ridiculed for tattoos?? Its his body he can get as many tattoos as he wants! Every tattoo he has has a meaning to him. He can do what he wants. We love you Justin dont let these haters get you down!

    • gravatar GodBeleiver Reply
      August 31st, 2012

      oh so your saying that jesus is redicoulus???? DONT YOU DARE SAY THAT AGAIN! OR ELSE! >:@

      • gravatar Rational Christian Reply
        October 30th, 2012

        1) That’s not what Janie is saying- she is saying ridiculed, not ridiculous. So what she is really saying is that people should not be making fun of Bieber’s tattoos. Definitely NOT making fun of God.

        2) Our Christian faith calls us to love our neighbors and enemies and show them the light of Jesus. We are not supposed to accept those who speak ill of the Lord, but we are to love them as Jesus loved his aggressors. So please try to refrain from threats because we are here to love.

        3) I have to admit that I think the tattoos are lame. A tat of Jesus’ face or praying hands does not make one any more holy and I don’t particularly like the design, but if Justin is able to help some people find God through his expression of his faith, more power to him. I guess I just think he is hurting his message a little when he covers his body in ink.

      • gravatar 1Kbieber Reply
        December 14th, 2012

        Or else what

  7. gravatar rihanna Reply
    July 12th, 2012

    i love you so much and i really addicted to you and can’t stop thinking of you…your JESUS tatto is very nice and showing your religous personality but i really don’t like your other tattos,and my suggestion is better to stop it…

  8. gravatar Kelly Terrel Reply
    July 22nd, 2012

    i cant believe he would get a face tatoo but i think its a surprising thing to put jesus i havent read of someone doing that since most just put a cross. I DONT LIKE HIM, but i think its really inspiring for someone to do that, EVERYONE should do that! IM WEIRD….

    Like super wierd, but still i dont like bieber but at the same time its INSPIRING OF WHAT HE DOES, THOUGH HIS SONGS SUCKS!!

    • gravatar GodBeleiver Reply
      August 31st, 2012

      Dont you dare say his songs suck you hater. dont post negative things on this at all!

  9. gravatar Natz Reply
    August 5th, 2012

    It’s his body he can do whatever he wants to it and get as many tattoos as he pleases. IF his fans want to get as many tattoos as he has that’t not his doing. He doesn’t tell them to be like him and get tattoos like he does. People make their own decisions nobody makes it for them. So stop hating on him and let him be!!!!

  10. gravatar rebeca ortega Reply
    August 14th, 2012

    Not reAlly a fan of his tatoos because..well in the bible it says jehova is god and jesus is his son(psalms 83:18) sooo..i wouldent get a tatoo of jesus or god cause also in the bible god says dnt make an image of me and also god says dnt contanimate youre body and it dosent say dnt get tatoos but still its contanimating youre body so yea thats my opinion but u know plp have a right to choose so if he wants to get tatoos well thats him.

    • gravatar Sheri Reply
      January 2nd, 2013

      Actually me dear it Does mention tatoo’s in the Bible…
      Leviticus 19:28
      Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead,
      nor PRINT any MARKS upon you: I am the Lord.

      Althought it is none of our business, and he is free to do as he pleases..
      it’s still a shame.

  11. gravatar regina s. higginbotham Reply
    August 16th, 2012

    i love all ur tacttos they expierse me expecially the jusus tactto i go to church so thats why and i love u and ur music i love mostly all ur songs expecially down to earth,be alright,as long as u love me,baby one lesslonely girl,and die in ur arms

  12. gravatar regina s. higginbotham Reply
    August 17th, 2012

    i love u justin iv never been to youre conserts before or saw you in person the only way i can see u is on youtube because i live in hampton va soo ya i love u soooooooooooo much and for all u haters out there u need to get a grip on yourselfs youre just mean old jurks and justin don`t care about what the haters say cus what they say is not nice so just egnore them and keep cool<3 !

  13. gravatar GodBeleiver Reply
    August 31st, 2012

    He will not end up like all those other bad singing artist like JZ and lil wayne he will always be good in heart he loves jesus and i do too God will help justin to a happy life like he does with all of us and he cant do it alone he needs us to help out too.

  14. gravatar olivia11111 Reply
    September 7th, 2012

    umm soo it is just ignorant for all of the haters to look down on him for his tattoos! he is really a good person and i love him! he has matured and maybe some of you should 2..

  15. gravatar JB LOVER!!! Reply
    September 15th, 2012

    JUSTIN BIEBER I LUV U SOOOOOOO MUCH!!!! No one eles can luv u as much as me I’M UR NO1 FAN,SUPOTER AND LOVER.I will always luv u. ur the that keeps me going through out my day!!!!:D

  16. gravatar Shanequia Reply
    September 16th, 2012

    I i don’t like that he has so much tattoos but i like the one on his hip and side 🙂

  17. gravatar JB GIRLFRIEND Reply
    October 8th, 2012

    hey everyone Justin is mine just back off OK and no one gets hert.

    • gravatar kk Reply
      December 6th, 2012

      hert? okay u aint justins gf!!! lol im preety shure selina knos how to spell. btw its hurt!!!!

  18. gravatar Alex Reply
    October 24th, 2012

    I’m italian and I love Justin but his new tatoos isn’t good…
    I don’t like it but I really like Justin 😀
    Bye 🙂

  19. gravatar kk Reply
    December 6th, 2012

    dont like justin? wow okay every one has there oppinions but why hate????? i love yu justin~sososo much! yur awesomeeee..

    • gravatar kk Reply
      December 6th, 2012

      ohh lol i just got it!! i misreed, im so sry!!!!!

  20. gravatar mrsbieber Reply
    December 26th, 2012

    i think its his chice not ares , i think they are qutie cool not the best but ….. i like them 🙂

  21. gravatar Justin Bieber Reply
    December 30th, 2012

    Yo dawg. I’m not queer and my tattoos aren’t bullshit. My music just sucks and this is the way I cope with it, I get lots of tattoos and date a whore.

  22. gravatar Sheri Reply
    January 2nd, 2013

    Hey it’s his body…he can do what he wants, so who are we to say…
    but to get all those religious tatoo’s and clearly not know the word
    of God which states in LEVITICUS 19:28 Ye shall not make any
    cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you.
    I am the Lord.

    It’s great for all the you young people to have someone to look up
    to, but Please don’t mark your bodies for anybody. Justin Bieber
    doesn’t know what he has done to himself..and if he DOES realize
    it, it’s too bad.
    Jesus does not approve.
    Be smart kids.

  23. gravatar #NSN #ImABelieber Reply
    January 6th, 2013

    ok first of all whoever keeps posting with the name justin bieber get a life your stupid for posting comments like that and … now everyone is entitled to their own opinion if you hate thats hes getting soo much tatts so be it go head hate him but its his body and obviously he likes it now Immm a HUGE BELIEBER AND I LOVE JUSTIN HES JUST SO SWEET AND HE HELPS THE NEEDED i personally like that tatts and i think its sexy but people if your a belieber even if you dont like tatts its understandable support him and what he likes on his body ok ? but me personally i just think as a belieber like the tatts or not we should support our idol!!

  24. gravatar ????? Reply
    January 20th, 2013

    I love you justin! Your songs rock and your really cute…:) in one of your biggest fans… Don’t let anyone negitive get you down your a star and will always be to me! 🙂

  25. gravatar Miss Bieber Reply
    February 13th, 2013

    Imma_Ninja: Shut up! You don’t know him or his Beliebers!

  26. gravatar Makellyn-Marie Reply
    March 9th, 2013

    first of all , idont know why thaa fuck ya are all on him , like he was perfectly fine with no tattoes , now he looks like everybody else , and nobody is hating , so shut the fuck up. He was an adorable boy , now he looks like a thug , but support him. idgaf. Like who cares ?

  27. gravatar Leticia Reply
    March 10th, 2013

    I still can’t quite figure out why everyone is even fighting over a guy that 1. Probably will never even see these comments. 2. You will never get to meet or actually have a relationship with and 3. Who could care less whether ppl like his ink or not. Hence why he got in done. Jeez man, seriously be a fan but don’t bother wasting your time arguing about something completely irrelevant to your lives.

    • gravatar Leticia Reply
      March 10th, 2013


  28. gravatar Ashley Reply
    June 17th, 2013

    Justin’s tattoos have nothing to do with his music. I think that if he wants tattoos he should be able to have them without being judged… Like I’ve seen on a few other comments- it only matters that they mean something to him And that he likes them. I also like how he is representing and isn’t afraid to show his religion/ faith. I support him and always will.. Tattoos or not- he’s the sand person

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