Bible Verses about Peace

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Peace is one of the fruits of the Holy Spirit in the life of a believer. Galatians 5:22 says, “But when the Holy Spirit controls our lives, he will produce this kind of fruit in us: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,” (NLT). Below are Bible verses about Peace.

It is essential that a believer possesses this peace that is made available in Christ Jesus. It is a free gift, and it is given by God through grace.

The following Bible verses are presented in the New Living Translation (NLT).

Featured Bible verses about Peace

Matthew 5:9

God blesses those who work for peace, for they will be called the children of God.

Psalms 122:6

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. May all who love this city prosper.

Isaiah 53:5

But he was wounded and crushed for our sins. He was beaten that we might have peace. He was whipped, and we were healed!

1 Thessalonians 5:23

Now may the God of peace make you holy in every way, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless until that day when our Lord Jesus Christ comes again.

See also: Bible verses about Hope

Romans 15:13

So I pray that God, who gives you hope, will keep you happy and full of peace as you believe in him. May you overflow with hope through the power of the Holy Spirit.

Isaiah 9:7

His ever expanding, peaceful government will never end. He will rule forever with fairness and justice from the throne of his ancestor David. The passionate commitment of the Lord Almighty will guarantee this!  1 Timothy 2:2 Pray this way for kings and all others who are in authority, so that we can live in peace and quietness, in godliness and dignity.

Genesis 15:15

(But you will die in peace, at a ripe old age.)

Romans 5:1

Therefore, since we have been made right in God’s sight by faith, we have peace with God because of what Jesus Christ our Lord has done for us.

Bible verses about Peace – Matthew to Luke

Matthew 10:34

“Don’t imagine that I came to bring peace to the earth! No, I came to bring a sword.

Mark 5:34

And he said to her, “Daughter, your faith has made you well. Go in peace. You have been healed.”

Mark 9:48

Salt is good for seasoning. But if it loses its flavor, how do you make it salty again? You must have the qualities of salt among yourselves and live in peace with each other.”

Luke 1:79

to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, and to guide us to the path of peace.”

Luke 2:14

“Glory to God in the highest heaven, and peace on earth to all whom God favors.”

Luke 2:29

“Lord, now I can die in peace! As you promised me,

Luke 7:50

And Jesus said to the woman, “Your faith has saved you; go in peace.”

Luke 8:48

“Daughter,” he said to her, “your faith has made you well. Go in peace.”

Luke 12:51

Do you think I have come to bring peace to the earth? No, I have come to bring strife and division!

Luke 14:32

If he is not able, then while the enemy is still far away, he will send a delegation to discuss terms of peace.

Luke 19:38

“Bless the King who comes in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven and glory in highest heaven!”

Luke 19:42

“I wish that even today you would find the way of peace. But now it is too late, and peace is hidden from you.

Luke 24:36

And just as they were telling about it, Jesus himself was suddenly standing there among them. He said, “Peace be with you.”

What the Bible says about Peace – John to Acts

John 14:27

“I am leaving you with a gift-peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give isn’t like the peace the world gives. So don’t be troubled or afraid.

John 16:33

I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.”

John 20:19

That evening, on the first day of the week, the disciples were meeting behind locked doors because they were afraid of the Jewish leaders. Suddenly, Jesus was standing there among them! “Peace be with you,” he said.

John 20:21

He spoke to them again and said, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you.”

John 20:26

Eight days later the disciples were together again, and this time Thomas was with them. The doors were locked; but suddenly, as before, Jesus was standing among them. He said, “Peace be with you.”

Acts 7:26

“The next day he visited them again and saw two men of Israel fighting. He tried to be a peacemaker. ‘Men,’ he said, ‘you are brothers. Why are you hurting each other?’

Acts 9:31

The church then had peace throughout Judea, Galilee, and Samaria, and it grew in strength and numbers. The believers were walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 10:36

I’m sure you have heard about the Good News for the people of Israel-that there is peace with God through Jesus Christ, who is Lord of all.

Verses in the Bible that talk about Peace – Acts to Romans

Acts 12:20

Now Herod was very angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon. So they sent a delegation to make peace with him because their cities were dependent upon Herod’s country for their food. They made friends with Blastus, Herod’s personal assistant,

Acts 16:36

So the jailer told Paul, “You and Silas are free to leave. Go in peace.”

Acts 24:2

When Paul was called in, Tertullus laid charges against Paul in the following address to the governor: “Your Excellency, you have given peace to us Jews and have enacted reforms for us.

Romans 1:7

dear friends in Rome. God loves you dearly, and he has called you to be his very own people. May grace and peace be yours from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 2:10

But there will be glory and honor and peace from God for all who do good-for the Jew first and also for the Gentile.

Romans 3:17

They do not know what true peace is.”

Romans 8:6

If your sinful nature controls your mind, there is death. But if the Holy Spirit controls your mind, there is life and peace.

Romans 12:18

Do your part to live in peace with everyone, as much as possible.

Romans 14:17

For the Kingdom of God is not a matter of what we eat or drink, but of living a life of goodness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Romans 15:33

And now may God, who gives us his peace, be with you all. Amen.

Romans 16:20

The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.

Bible verses about Peace – 1 Corinthians to Ephesians

1 Corinthians 1:3

May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you his grace and peace.

1 Corinthians 7:15

(But if the husband or wife who isn’t a Christian insists on leaving, let them go. In such cases the Christian husband or wife is not required to stay with them, for God wants his children to live in peace.)

1 Corinthians 14:33

For God is not a God of disorder but of peace, as in all the other churches.

2 Corinthians 1:2

May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you his grace and peace.

2 Corinthians 13:11

Dear brothers and sisters, I close my letter with these last words: Rejoice. Change your ways. Encourage each other. Live in harmony and peace. Then the God of love and peace will be with you.

Galatians 1:3

May grace and peace be yours from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ.

Galatians 6:16

May God’s mercy and peace be upon all those who live by this principle. They are the new people of God.

Ephesians 1:2

May grace and peace be yours, sent to you from God our Father and Jesus Christ our Lord.

Ephesians 2:14

For Christ himself has made peace between us Jews and you Gentiles by making us all one people. He has broken down the wall of hostility that used to separate us.

Ephesians 2:15

By his death he ended the whole system of Jewish law that excluded the Gentiles. His purpose was to make peace between Jews and Gentiles by creating in himself one new person from the two groups.

Bible verses about Peace – Ephesians to Colossians

Ephesians 2:17

He has brought this Good News of peace to you Gentiles who were far away from him, and to us Jews who were near.

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Ephesians 4:3

Always keep yourselves united in the Holy Spirit, and bind yourselves together with peace.

Ephesians 6:15

For shoes, put on the peace that comes from the Good News, so that you will be fully prepared.

Ephesians 6:23

May God give you peace, dear brothers and sisters, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Philippians 1:2

May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace.

Philippians 4:7

If you do this, you will experience God’s peace, which is far more wonderful than the human mind can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:9

Keep putting into practice all you learned from me and heard from me and saw me doing, and the God of peace will be with you.

Colossians 1:2

It is written to God’s holy people in the city of Colosse, who are faithful brothers and sisters in Christ. May God our Father give you grace and peace.

Colossians 1:20

and by him God reconciled everything to himself. He made peace with everything in heaven and on earth by means of his blood on the cross.

Colossians 3:15

And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. For as members of one body you are all called to live in peace. And always be thankful.

1 Thessalonians – 2 Timothy

1 Thessalonians 1:1

This letter is from Paul, Silas, and Timothy. It is written to the church in Thessalonica, you who belong to God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. May his grace and peace be yours.

1 Thessalonians 5:3

When people are saying, “All is well; everything is peaceful and secure,” then disaster will fall upon them as suddenly as a woman’s birth pains begin when her child is about to be born. And there will be no escape.

1 Thessalonians 5:13

Think highly of them and give them your wholehearted love because of their work. And remember to live peaceably with each other.

2 Thessalonians 1:2

May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace.

2 Thessalonians 3:16

May the Lord of peace himself always give you his peace no matter what happens. The Lord be with you all.

1 Timothy 1:2

It is written to Timothy, my true child in the faith. May God our Father and Christ Jesus our Lord give you grace, mercy, and peace.

1 Timothy 3:3

He must not be a heavy drinker or be violent. He must be gentle, peace loving, and not one who loves money.

2 Timothy 1:2

It is written to Timothy, my dear son. May God our Father and Christ Jesus our Lord give you grace, mercy, and peace.

2 Timothy 2:22

Run from anything that stimulates youthful lust. Follow anything that makes you want to do right. Pursue faith and love and peace, and enjoy the companionship of those who call on the Lord with pure hearts.

Titus – 1 Peter

Titus 1:4

This letter is written to Titus, my true child in the faith that we share. May God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior give you grace and peace.

Philemon 1:3

May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace.

Hebrews 7:2

Then Abraham took a tenth of all he had won in the battle and gave it to Melchizedek. His name means “king of justice.” He is also “king of peace” because Salem means “peace.”

Hebrews 12:14

Try to live in peace with everyone, and seek to live a clean and holy life, for those who are not holy will not see the Lord.

Hebrews 13:20

And now, may the God of peace, who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, equip you with all you need for doing his will. May he produce in you, through the power of Jesus Christ, all that is pleasing to him. Jesus is the great Shepherd of the sheep by an everlasting covenant, signed with his blood. To him be glory forever and ever. Amen.

James 3:17

But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure. It is also peace loving, gentle at all times, and willing to yield to others. It is full of mercy and good deeds …

James 3:18

And those who are peacemakers will plant seeds of peace and reap a harvest of goodness.

1 Peter 1:2

God the Father chose you long ago, and the Spirit has made you holy. As a result, you have obeyed Jesus Christ and are cleansed by his blood. May you have more and more of God’s special favor and wonderful peace.

Bible verses about Peace – 1 Peter to 3 John

1 Peter 3:11

Turn away from evil and do good. Work hard at living in peace with others.

1 Peter 5:14

Greet each other in Christian love. Peace be to all of you who are in Christ.

2 Peter 1:2

May God bless you with his special favor and wonderful peace as you come to know Jesus, our God and Lord, better and better.

2 Peter 3:14

And so, dear friends, while you are waiting for these things to happen, make every effort to live a pure and blameless life. And be at peace with God.

2 John 1:1

This letter is from John the Elder. It is written to the chosen lady and to her children, whom I love in the truth, as does everyone else who knows God’s truth-2the truth that lives in us and will be in our hearts forever. 3May grace, mercy, and peace, which come from God our Father and from Jesus Christ his Son, be with us who live in truth and love.

3 John 1:15

May God’s peace be with you. Your friends here send you their greetings. Please give my personal greetings to each of our friends there.

Jude to Revelation

Jude 1:1

This letter is from Jude, a slave of Jesus Christ and a brother of James. I am writing to all who are called to live in the love of God the Father and the care of Jesus Christ. May you receive more and more of God’s mercy, peace, and love. Dearly loved friends, I had been eagerly planning to write to you about the salvation we all share. But now I find that I must write about something else, urging you to defend the truth of the Good News. God gave this unchanging truth once for all time to his holy people.

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Revelation 1:4

This letter is from John to the seven churches in the province of Asia. Grace and peace from the one who is, who always was, and who is still to come; from the sevenfold Spirit before his throne;

Revelation 6:4

And another horse appeared, a red one. Its rider was given a mighty sword and the authority to remove peace from the earth. And there was war and slaughter everywhere.



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Inioluwa Olaposi is a believer, blogger, and more. He is a 300L student of the Faculty of Law, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. He founded PRINCIOLOGY.COM in 2018.

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