You can not judge the bible and take stories out of context they are to teach a lesson, much as a parable teaches a lesson or has a moral to the story.
If it hurts the soul, then we need to repair it with Gods grace and help.
Tattooing is not of any importance unless you are tattooing things that would hurt others by what your tattoo says or demonstrates.
We are here to love and learn through relationship with others, how you treat each other is a priority. All the rest is a distraction and it is up to you to focus your life toward this manner and keep it there,