The bible really does not say much about how Jesus`s appearance looked or his size and shape. By reference and making logical assumptions: We can read in the biographies of Jesus he was NOT born into royalty or wealth so he likely wore more common clothes.
Children were not afraid of Jesus so we can assume he was not too scary to look at. People seemed to like being with Jesus so we can assume he was healthy looking ''as many people distrusted deformities and sores that did not heal as signs of terrible fatal and contagious diseases''.
Most historians believe any Jewish man would had a beard in Jesus`s day. The peoples of the middle east typically had dark hair ''there were exceptions'', dark skin ''exceptions here too''.
We don`t know what he did for a living exactly. He did get some money ''gold'' from the wisemen ''Magi'' so he may not have needed to work. Except that Joseph ''his step father'' was a carpenter so Jesus could have learned to work with building materials. With this money his mother and step father may have lived in Egypt without working for many years influencing how Jesus looked.
There are several references to the messiah being beautiful in the old testament ''bright and morning star, fairer than 10, 000. You can find these references in the book of Psalms.
The book of Revelation of John ''from the author of the gospel of John'', describes Jesus as having eyes of fire, white woolen hair glowing like flames, and dressed in clean clothes with gold adornments. Later in the book Jesus may be depicted as a conqueror riding a white horse
the Bible does describe how he looked after being beaten by roman guards, saying he was no longer recognizable as a man ''perhaps meaning you could not tell it was Jesus buy looking at him''. Perhaps because of the beating or being bloody.
There were no paintings, drawings or etchings of Jesus completed in his life span. Images from artists after his death ''usually several hundred years'' vary from blond to black hair, tall to modestly short, strong to thin and lowly, mournful happy, stoic to thoughtful. Most modern western drawings depict Jesus as western European looking. These works of art are not very helpful in describing Jesus and often confuse people.
That is all I know.
By: Victor Emmanuel
Category: Describe the physical appearance and generally how Jesus may have looked?