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peace bible verses

Inner Peace

  • Philippians 4:7 – “And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”
  • John 14:27 – “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”
  • Isaiah 26:3 – “You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.”
  • Colossians 3:15 – “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.”
  • 2 Thessalonians 3:16 – “Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.”
  • Psalm 119:165 – “Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.”
  • Romans 15:13 – “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”
  • Philippians 4:9 – “Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.”
  • Psalm 4:8 – “In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, LORD, make me dwell in safety.”
  • 1 Peter 5:7 – “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”

Peace with Others

  • Matthew 5:9 – “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.”
  • Romans 12:18 – “If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.”
  • Hebrews 12:14 – “Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.”
  • James 3:18 – “Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.”
  • Ephesians 4:3 – “Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.”
  • Proverbs 12:20 – “Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil, but those who promote peace have joy.”
  • 1 Peter 3:11 – “They must turn from evil and do good; they must seek peace and pursue it.”
  • Psalm 34:14 – “Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.”
  • Mark 9:50 – “Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can you make it salty again? Have salt among yourselves, and be at peace with each other.”
  • 2 Corinthians 13:11 – “Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice! Strive for full restoration, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.”

Peace and Guidance

  • Proverbs 3:17 – “Her ways are pleasant ways, and all her paths are peace.”
  • Isaiah 48:18 – “If only you had paid attention to my commands, your peace would have been like a river, your well-being like the waves of the sea.”
  • Psalm 37:11 – “But the meek will inherit the land and enjoy peace and prosperity.”
  • Psalm 85:8 – “I will listen to what God the LORD says; he promises peace to his people, his faithful servants—but let them not turn to folly.”
  • Psalm 119:165 – “Great peace have those who love your law; nothing can make them stumble.”
  • Jeremiah 29:11 – “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
  • Proverbs 16:7 – “When the LORD takes pleasure in anyone’s way, he causes their enemies to make peace with them.”
  • Isaiah 54:10 – “Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed,” says the LORD, who has compassion on you.”
  • Luke 1:79 – “To shine on those living in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the path of peace.”
  • Psalm 29:11 – “The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace.”

Peace in Times of Trouble

  • John 16:33 – “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
  • Psalm 55:18 – “He rescues me unharmed from the battle waged against me, even though many oppose me.”
  • Mark 4:39 – “He got up, rebuked the wind and said to the waves, ‘Quiet! Be still!’ Then the wind died down and it was completely calm.”
  • Psalm 23:4 – “Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”
  • Romans 8:6 – “The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace.”
  • Psalm 46:1-2 – “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea.”
  • Isaiah 32:17 – “The fruit of that righteousness will be peace; its effect will be quietness and confidence forever.”
  • 2 Corinthians 4:17-18 – “For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.”
  • Philippians 1:28 – “Without being frightened in any way by those who oppose you. This is a sign to them that they will be destroyed, but that you will be saved—and that by God.”
  • 1 Peter 3:14 – “But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. ‘Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.'”

Peace Through Faith

  • Romans 5:1 – “Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.”
  • Ephesians 2:14 – “For he himself is our peace, who has made the two groups one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility.”
  • Isaiah 57:19 – “Creating praise on their lips. Peace, peace, to those far and near,” says the LORD. “And I will heal them.”
  • Galatians 5:22-23 – “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.”
  • Romans 14:19 – “Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.”
  • 2 Timothy 2:22 – “Flee the evil desires of youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.”
  • Isaiah 12:2 – “Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The LORD, the LORD himself, is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation.”
  • Psalm 119:165 – “Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.”
  • Hebrews 13:20-21 – “Now may the God of peace, who through the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, equip you with everything good for doing his will, and may he work in us what is pleasing to him, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.”
  • Micah 5:5 – “And he will be our peace when the Assyrians invade our land and march through our fortresses. We will raise against them seven shepherds, even eight commanders.”

Peace in Creation

  • Colossians 1:19-20 – “For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him, and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross.”
  • Psalm 85:10 – “Love and faithfulness meet together; righteousness and peace kiss each other.”
  • Isaiah 55:12 – “You will go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and hills will burst into song before you, and all the trees of the field will clap their hands.”
  • Hosea 2:18 – “In that day I will make a covenant for them with the beasts of the field, the birds in the sky and the creatures that move along the ground. Bow and sword and battle I will abolish from the land, so that all may lie down in safety.”
  • Psalm 104:24-25 – “How many are your works, LORD! In wisdom you made them all; the earth is full of your creatures. There is the sea, vast and spacious, teeming with creatures beyond number— living things both large and small.”
  • Job 5:23 – “For you will have a covenant with the stones of the field, and the wild animals will be at peace with you.”
  • Psalm 147:14 – “He grants peace to your borders and satisfies you with the finest of wheat.”
  • Leviticus 26:6 – “I will grant peace in the land, and you will lie down and no one will make you afraid. I will remove wild beasts from the land, and the sword will not pass through your country.”
  • Psalm 72:3 – “May the mountains bring prosperity to the people, the hills the fruit of righteousness.”
  • Isaiah 11:6-9 – “The wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard will lie down with the goat, the calf and the lion and the yearling together; and a little child will lead them. The cow will feed with the bear, their young will lie down together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox. The infant will play near the cobra’s den, and the young child will put its hand into the viper’s nest. They will neither harm nor destroy on all my holy mountain, for the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the LORD as the waters cover the sea.”

Peace and Wisdom

  • James 3:17 – “But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere.”
  • Proverbs 3:2 – “For they will prolong your life many years and bring you peace and prosperity.”
  • Job 22:21 – “Submit to God and be at peace with him; in this way prosperity will come to you.”
  • Psalm 34:14 – “Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.”
  • Proverbs 3:17 – “Her ways are pleasant ways, and all her paths are peace.”
  • Ecclesiastes 3:8 – “A time to love and a time to hate, a time for war and a time for peace.”
  • Proverbs 14:30 – “A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.”
  • James 3:13 – “Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.”
  • Proverbs 12:20 – “Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil, but those who promote peace have joy.”
  • 1 Kings 2:33 – “Their blood will be on their own heads, and on the head of their descendants forever. But on you and your descendants, on your family and your throne, there will be peace from the LORD forever.”

Peace as a Blessing

  • Numbers 6:26 – “The LORD turn his face toward you and give you peace.”
  • Leviticus 26:6 – “I will grant peace in the land, and you will lie down and no one will make you afraid. I will remove wild beasts from the land, and the sword will not pass through your country.”
  • Psalm 29:11 – “The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace.”
  • Isaiah 54:13 – “All your children will be taught by the LORD, and great will be their peace.”
  • 1 Chronicles 12:18 – “Then the Spirit came on Amasai, chief of the Thirty, and he said, ‘We are yours, David! We are with you, son of Jesse! Success, success to you, and success to those who help you, for your God will help you.’ So David received them and made them leaders of his raiding bands.”
  • Psalm 122:6 – “Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: ‘May those who love you be secure.’”
  • Psalm 119:165 – “Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.”
  • Proverbs 16:7 – “When the LORD takes pleasure in anyone’s way, he causes their enemies to make peace with them.”
  • Deuteronomy 20:10 – “When you march up to attack a city, make its people an offer of peace.”
  • Psalm 147:14 – “He grants peace to your borders and satisfies you with the finest of wheat.”

Peace and Justice

  • Isaiah 9:7 – “Of the greatness of his government and peace there will be no end. He will reign on David’s throne and over his kingdom, establishing and upholding it with justice and righteousness from that time on and forever. The zeal of the LORD Almighty will accomplish this.”
  • Psalm 72:7 – “In his days may the righteous flourish and prosperity abound till the moon is no more.”
  • Psalm 85:10 – “Love and faithfulness meet together; righteousness and peace kiss each other.”
  • Isaiah 32:17 – “The fruit of that righteousness will be peace; its effect will be quietness and confidence forever.”
  • Amos 5:24 – “But let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream!”
  • Proverbs 21:15 – “When justice is done, it brings joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers.”
  • Isaiah 60:17 – “Instead of bronze I will bring you gold, and silver in place of iron. Instead of wood I will bring you bronze, and iron in place of stones. I will make peace your governor and well-being your ruler.”
  • Micah 6:8 – “He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.”
  • Luke 2:14 – “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.”
  • James 3:18 – “Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.”

Peace in Leadership

  • 1 Timothy 2:1-2 – “I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.”
  • Proverbs 20:28 – “Love and faithfulness keep a king safe; through love his throne is made secure.”
  • Romans 13:1-2 – “Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves.”
  • Hebrews 12:14 – “Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.”
  • 1 Kings 4:24-25 – “For he had dominion over all the region west of the Euphrates River, from Tiphsah to Gaza, over all the kings west of the Euphrates. And he had peace on all sides around him. During Solomon’s lifetime, Judah and Israel, from Dan to Beersheba, lived in safety, each man under his own vine and fig tree.”
  • Psalm 33:17 – “A horse is a vain hope for deliverance; despite all its great strength it cannot save.”
  • Proverbs 29:4 – “By justice a king gives a country stability, but those who are greedy for bribes tear it down.”
  • 2 Chronicles 20:30 – “And the kingdom of Jehoshaphat was at peace, for his God had given him rest on every side.”
  • Isaiah 52:7 – “How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, ‘Your God reigns!'”
  • Psalm 122:7 – “May there be peace within your walls and security within your citadels.”

Peace and Reconciliation

  • Ephesians 2:16 – “And in one body to reconcile both of them to God through the cross, by which he put to death their hostility.”
  • Colossians 1:20 – “And through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross.”
  • 2 Corinthians 5:18-19 – “All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation: that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting people’s sins against them. And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation.”
  • Matthew 5:24 – “Leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to your brother; then come and offer your gift.”
  • Romans 5:10 – “For if, while we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son, how much more, having been reconciled, shall we be saved through his life!”
  • Ephesians 4:31-32 – “Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.”
  • Colossians 3:13 – “Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.”
  • 1 Peter 4:8 – “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.”
  • Luke 17:3-4 – “So watch yourselves. If your brother or sister sins against you, rebuke them; and if they repent, forgive them. Even if they sin against you seven times in a day and seven times come back to you saying ‘I repent,’ you must forgive them.”
  • Acts 10:36 – “You know the message God sent to the people of Israel, announcing the good news of peace through Jesus Christ, who is Lord of all.”

Peace and the End Times

  • Isaiah 2:4 – “He will judge between the nations and will settle disputes for many peoples. They will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not take up sword against nation, nor will they train for war anymore.”
  • Revelation 21:4 – “‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”
  • Micah 4:3 – “He will judge between many peoples and will settle disputes for strong nations far and wide. They will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not take up sword against nation, nor will they train for war anymore.”
  • Revelation 22:1-2 – “Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, as clear as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb down the middle of the great street of the city. On each side of the river stood the tree of life, bearing twelve crops of fruit, yielding its fruit every month. And the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations.”
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:3 – “While people are saying, ‘Peace and safety,’ destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape.”
  • Matthew 24:6-7 – “You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come. Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in various places.”
  • Daniel 12:1 – “At that time Michael, the great prince who protects your people, will arise. There will be a time of distress such as has not happened from the beginning of nations until then. But at that time your people—everyone whose name is found written in the book—will be delivered.”
  • Zechariah 9:10 – “I will take away the chariots from Ephraim and the warhorses from Jerusalem, and the battle bow will be broken. He will proclaim peace to the nations. His rule will extend from sea to sea and from the River to the ends of the earth.”
  • Luke 21:9 – “When you hear of wars and uprisings, do not be frightened. These things must happen first, but the end will not come right away.”
  • Revelation 7:17 – “For the Lamb at the center of the throne will be their shepherd; ‘he will lead them to springs of living water.’ ‘And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.’”

Peace in the Psalms

  • Psalm 4:8 – “In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, LORD, make me dwell in safety.”
  • Psalm 34:14 – “Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.”
  • Psalm 37:37 – “Consider the blameless, observe the upright; a future awaits those who seek peace.”
  • Psalm 85:8 – “I will listen to what God the LORD says; he promises peace to his people, his faithful servants—but let them not turn to folly.”
  • Psalm 119:165 – “Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.”
  • Psalm 147:14 – “He grants peace to your borders and satisfies you with the finest of wheat.”
  • Psalm 120:6-7 – “Too long have I lived among those who hate peace. I am for peace; but when I speak, they are for war.”
  • Psalm 122:6-7 – “Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: ‘May those who love you be secure. May there be peace within your walls and security within your citadels.’”
  • Psalm 125:5 – “But those who turn to crooked ways the LORD will banish with the evildoers. Peace be on Israel.”
  • Psalm 128:6 – “May you live to see your children’s children—peace be on Israel.”

Prophetic Visions of Peace

  • Isaiah 11:6-9 – “The wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard will lie down with the goat, the calf and the lion and the yearling together; and a little child will lead them. The cow will feed with the bear, their young will lie down together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox. The infant will play near the cobra’s den, and the young child will put its hand into the viper’s nest. They will neither harm nor destroy on all my holy mountain, for the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the LORD as the waters cover the sea.”
  • Isaiah 2:4 – “He will judge between the nations and will settle disputes for many peoples. They will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not take up sword against nation, nor will they train for war anymore.”
  • Micah 4:3-4 – “He will judge between many peoples and will settle disputes for strong nations far and wide. They will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not take up sword against nation, nor will they train for war anymore. Everyone will sit under their own vine and under their own fig tree, and no one will make them afraid, for the LORD Almighty has spoken.”
  • Zechariah 8:12 – “‘For I am planting seeds of peace and prosperity among you. The grapevines will be heavy with fruit. The earth will produce its crops, and the heavens will release their dew. Once more I will cause the remnant of this people to inherit all these things.'”
  • Isaiah 54:13 – “All your children will be taught by the LORD, and great will be their peace.”
  • Isaiah 66:12 – “For this is what the LORD says: ‘I will extend peace to her like a river, and the wealth of nations like a flooding stream; you will nurse and be carried on her arm and dandled on her knees.'”
  • Hosea 2:18 – “In that day I will make a covenant for them with the beasts of the field, the birds in the sky and the creatures that move along the ground. Bow and sword and battle I will abolish from the land, so that all may lie down in safety.”
  • Jeremiah 33:6 – “‘Nevertheless, I will bring health and healing to it; I will heal my people and will let them enjoy abundant peace and security.'”
  • Ezekiel 34:25 – “‘I will make a covenant of peace with them and rid the land of savage beasts so that they may live in the wilderness and sleep in the forests in safety.'”
  • Isaiah 60:17-18 – “‘Instead of bronze I will bring you gold, and silver in place of iron. Instead of wood I will bring you bronze, and iron in place of stones. I will make peace your governor and well-being your ruler. No longer will violence be heard in your land, nor ruin or destruction within your borders, but you will call your walls Salvation and your gates Praise.'”

Peace Through God’s Love

  • Romans 5:5 – “And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.”
  • 1 John 4:18 – “There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.”
  • Romans 8:38-39 – “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
  • 2 Thessalonians 3:5 – “May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance.”
  • Ephesians 3:17-19 – “So that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.”
  • Psalm 36:7 – “How priceless is your unfailing love, O God! People take refuge in the shadow of your wings.”
  • Psalm 63:3 – “Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you.”
  • 1 Peter 1:22 – “Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for each other, love one another deeply, from the heart.”
  • 1 John 4:16 – “And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them.”
  • Psalm 147:3 – “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”

Peace and Deliverance

  • Psalm 34:4 – “I sought the LORD, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears.”
  • Psalm 34:17 – “The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.”
  • Psalm 107:13-14 – “Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress. He brought them out of darkness, the utter darkness, and broke away their chains.”
  • 2 Samuel 22:18-20 – “He rescued me from my powerful enemy, from my foes, who were too strong for me. They confronted me in the day of my disaster, but the LORD was my support. He brought me out into a spacious place; he rescued me because he delighted in me.”
  • Psalm 91:14-15 – “‘Because he loves me,’ says the LORD, ‘I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name. He will call on me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him.'”
  • Isaiah 41:10 – “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”
  • Psalm 18:2 – “The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.”
  • Psalm 50:15 – “And call on me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you will honor me.”
  • 2 Corinthians 1:10 – “He has delivered us from such a deadly peril, and he will deliver us again. On him we have set our hope that he will continue to deliver us.”
  • Psalm 32:7 – “You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance.”