How Tall Was Jesus Christ?

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The Bible does not mention the height of Jesus however, his height is estimated to be about 5’1” to 5’5.” Jesus was also human and lived during the 1st century. The Bible reveals some other physical qualities and in this post, we will look at some scriptural references.

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How Tall Was Jesus Christ In The Bible?

The Bible never mentioned Jesus’ height. Scholars and scientists believe that he had a height which is about 5’1” to 5’5.” Jesus was not very tall as the Bible attributed to Saul (1 Samuel 9:2) and Goliath (1 Samuel 17:4).

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It is also recorded that tax collector Zacchaeus (who was short in height) had to climb a tree to him. From this perspective, it is evident that Jesus had a normal height since the tax collector could have seen him if he was very tall.

How Tall Was Jesus Christ According To Anthropologists?

According to Joan Taylor, a professor of Christian Origins and Second Temple Judaism at Kings College London book titled What Did Jesus Look Like? the skeletal remains from males at that time were about 5 foot 5 inches (1.7 meters) tall

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