100 Bible Verses about Peace

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 296 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

2 Thessalonians 3:16 ESV / 279 helpful votes

Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in every way. The Lord be with you all.

John 16:33 ESV / 246 helpful votes

I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

Matthew 10:34-36 ESV / 238 helpful votes

“Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I have not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law. And a person's enemies will be those of his own household.

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 225 helpful votes

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 184 helpful votes

Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Romans 12:18 ESV / 179 helpful votes

If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.

1 Peter 3:11 ESV / 175 helpful votes

Let him turn away from evil and do good; let him seek peace and pursue it.

Matthew 5:9 ESV / 163 helpful votes

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

Hebrews 12:14 ESV / 123 helpful votes

Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord.

Romans 15:13 ESV / 122 helpful votes

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

Proverbs 12:20 ESV / 100 helpful votes

Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil, but those who plan peace have joy.

1 Corinthians 14:33 ESV / 98 helpful votes

For God is not a God of confusion but of peace. As in all the churches of the saints,

Isaiah 12:2 ESV / 92 helpful votes

“Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid; for the Lord God is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation.”

1 Peter 3:9-11 ESV / 88 helpful votes

Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing. For “Whoever desires to love life and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit; let him turn away from evil and do good; let him seek peace and pursue it.

1 Peter 5:6-7 ESV / 81 helpful votes

Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Psalm 4:8 ESV / 78 helpful votes

In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.

Philippians 4:9 ESV / 77 helpful votes

What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me—practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 74 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Proverbs 16:7 ESV / 74 helpful votes

When a man's ways please the Lord, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

Isaiah 54:10 ESV / 72 helpful votes

For the mountains may depart and the hills be removed, but my steadfast love shall not depart from you, and my covenant of peace shall not be removed,” says the Lord, who has compassion on you.

Romans 8:6 ESV / 66 helpful votes

For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace.

Psalm 119:165 ESV / 54 helpful votes

Great peace have those who love your law; nothing can make them stumble.

James 2:14-24 ESV / 53 helpful votes

What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him? If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and filled,” without giving them the things needed for the body, what good is that? So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead. But someone will say, “You have faith and I have works.” Show me your faith apart from your works, and I will show you my faith by my works.

Colossians 3:15 ESV / 46 helpful votes

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.

Romans 14:19 ESV / 46 helpful votes

So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.

Romans 12:17-21 ESV / 44 helpful votes

Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all. If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all. Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.” To the contrary, “if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head.” Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Romans 14:17 ESV / 42 helpful votes

For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Philemon 1:3 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Matthew 6:25-34 ESV / 38 helpful votes

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

1 Thessalonians 5:15 ESV / 37 helpful votes

See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone.

Ecclesiastes 4:6 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Better is a handful of quietness than two hands full of toil and a striving after wind.

Proverbs 3:13-18 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Blessed is the one who finds wisdom, and the one who gets understanding, for the gain from her is better than gain from silver and her profit better than gold. She is more precious than jewels, and nothing you desire can compare with her. Long life is in her right hand; in her left hand are riches and honor. Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.

Isaiah 32:17 ESV / 33 helpful votes

And the effect of righteousness will be peace, and the result of righteousness, quietness and trust forever.

Psalm 34:14 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Turn away from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.

1 Timothy 2:1-2 ESV / 28 helpful votes

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.

Psalm 73:26 ESV / 28 helpful votes

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Romans 5:1 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Proverbs 17:1 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Better is a dry morsel with quiet than a house full of feasting with strife.

Proverbs 3:24 ESV / 27 helpful votes

If you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.

1 Peter 3:9 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing.

James 3:18 ESV / 26 helpful votes

And a harvest of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.

Romans 15:33 ESV / 26 helpful votes

May the God of peace be with you all. Amen.

Romans 12:17 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all.

Leviticus 19:18 ESV / 25 helpful votes

You shall not take vengeance or bear a grudge against the sons of your own people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the Lord.

James 3:17 ESV / 24 helpful votes

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere.

Luke 2:14 ESV / 24 helpful votes

“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!”

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Psalm 37:4 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

1 Thessalonians 5:23 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

John 20:19 ESV / 20 helpful votes

On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being locked where the disciples were for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.”

Isaiah 57:19 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Creating the fruit of the lips. Peace, peace, to the far and to the near,” says the Lord, “and I will heal him.

Isaiah 54:13 ESV / 20 helpful votes

All your children shall be taught by the Lord, and great shall be the peace of your children.

Isaiah 9:2-6 ESV / 20 helpful votes

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shined. You have multiplied the nation; you have increased its joy; they rejoice before you as with joy at the harvest, as they are glad when they divide the spoil. For the yoke of his burden, and the staff for his shoulder, the rod of his oppressor, you have broken as on the day of Midian. For every boot of the tramping warrior in battle tumult and every garment rolled in blood will be burned as fuel for the fire. For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Job 22:21 ESV / 20 helpful votes

“Agree with God, and be at peace; thereby good will come to you.

James 1:6-9 ESV / 19 helpful votes

But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind. For that person must not suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord; he is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways. Let the lowly brother boast in his exaltation,

Philippians 4:7 ESV / 19 helpful votes

And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Matthew 6:34 ESV / 19 helpful votes

“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Psalm 29:11 ESV / 19 helpful votes

May the Lord give strength to his people! May the Lord bless his people with peace!

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 18 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood

Psalm 120:6 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Too long have I had my dwelling among those who hate peace.

Colossians 1:20 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, making peace by the blood of his cross.

Isaiah 57:2 ESV / 16 helpful votes

He enters into peace; they rest in their beds who walk in their uprightness.

Ecclesiastes 3:8 ESV / 16 helpful votes

A time to love, and a time to hate; a time for war, and a time for peace.

Malachi 2:5 ESV / 15 helpful votes

My covenant with him was one of life and peace, and I gave them to him. It was a covenant of fear, and he feared me. He stood in awe of my name.

Isaiah 53:5 ESV / 15 helpful votes

But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his stripes we are healed.

James 4:1-2 ESV / 14 helpful votes

What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you? You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask.

1 Timothy 1:2 ESV / 14 helpful votes

To Timothy, my true child in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.

John 7:38 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’”

Isaiah 55:12 ESV / 14 helpful votes

“For you shall go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and the hills before you shall break forth into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.

Galatians 3:28 ESV / 13 helpful votes

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Haggai 2:9 ESV / 12 helpful votes

The latter glory of this house shall be greater than the former, says the Lord of hosts. And in this place I will give peace, declares the Lord of hosts.’”

Ephesians 4:3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Matthew 10:22 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And you will be hated by all for my name's sake. But the one who endures to the end will be saved.

Jeremiah 33:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Behold, I will bring to it health and healing, and I will heal them and reveal to them abundance of prosperity and security.

Psalm 73:25 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you.

1 Peter 3:10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For “Whoever desires to love life and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit;

1 Peter 1:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

John 14:26 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.

Matthew 24:6 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not alarmed, for this must take place, but the end is not yet.

Matthew 12:25 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Knowing their thoughts, he said to them, “Every kingdom divided against itself is laid waste, and no city or house divided against itself will stand.

Matthew 10:19 ESV / 10 helpful votes

When they deliver you over, do not be anxious how you are to speak or what you are to say, for what you are to say will be given to you in that hour.

Isaiah 53:4-5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his stripes we are healed.

Proverbs 22:7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is the slave of the lender.

Proverbs 20:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife, but every fool will be quarreling.

Proverbs 17:14 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The beginning of strife is like letting out water, so quit before the quarrel breaks out.

Proverbs 15:17 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it.

1 John 4:1 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world.

James 2:14 ESV / 9 helpful votes

What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him?

Titus 1:4 ESV / 9 helpful votes

To Titus, my true child in a common faith: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.

2 Timothy 2:22 ESV / 9 helpful votes

So flee youthful passions and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

Galatians 1:3 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ,

2 Corinthians 7:1 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Since we have these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of body and spirit, bringing holiness to completion in the fear of God.

Matthew 6:31 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’

Psalm 25:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Who is the man who fears the Lord? Him will he instruct in the way that he should choose.

Job 5:23 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For you shall be in league with the stones of the field, and the beasts of the field shall be at peace with you.

Hebrews 2:11 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For he who sanctifies and those who are sanctified all have one source. That is why he is not ashamed to call them brothers,

1 Corinthians 15:54 ESV / 8 helpful votes

When the perishable puts on the imperishable, and the mortal puts on immortality, then shall come to pass the saying that is written: “Death is swallowed up in victory.”

Isaiah 60:20 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Your sun shall no more go down, nor your moon withdraw itself; for the Lord will be your everlasting light, and your days of mourning shall be ended.

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