100 Bible Verses about Peace

John 16:33 ESV / 1,195 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.”

2 Thessalonians 3:16 ESV / 1,134 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 924 helpful votes

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

Matthew 5:9 ESV / 745 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 723 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.

Romans 12:18 ESV / 587 helpful votes

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

Colossians 3:15 ESV / 563 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 562 helpful votes

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

Romans 15:13 ESV / 516 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.

Hebrews 12:14 ESV / 514 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 3:11 ESV / 470 helpful votes

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

Psalm 4:8 ESV / 465 helpful votes

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

Romans 8:6 ESV / 447 helpful votes

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

John 14:27 ESV / 422 helpful votes

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

Matthew 10:34-36 ESV / 391 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.

Psalm 119:165 ESV / 389 helpful votes

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

Romans 5:1 ESV / 386 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 14:33 ESV / 374 helpful votes

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

James 3:18 ESV / 372 helpful votes

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

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 354 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:7 ESV / 325 helpful votes

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

Psalm 34:14 ESV / 325 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 16:7 ESV / 319 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 12:20 ESV / 313 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 12:2 ESV / 296 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.”

Romans 14:19 ESV / 276 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 5:6-7 ESV / 270 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.

Philippians 4:9 ESV / 270 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.

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 266 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. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Psalm 29:11 ESV / 266 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 13:11 ESV / 255 helpful votes

Finally, brothers, rejoice. Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.

Isaiah 9:6 ESV / 251 helpful votes

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.

1 Peter 3:9-11 ESV / 244 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.

Isaiah 54:10 ESV / 222 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.

Isaiah 53:5 ESV / 219 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 3:17 ESV / 213 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.

Psalm 85:8 ESV / 198 helpful votes

Let me hear what God the Lord will speak, for he will speak peace to his people, to his saints; but let them not turn back to folly.

Luke 2:14 ESV / 187 helpful votes

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

Jude 1:2 ESV / 181 helpful votes

May mercy, peace, and love be multiplied to you.

Isaiah 32:17 ESV / 176 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 4:3 ESV / 167 helpful votes

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

Romans 12:17-21 ESV / 164 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.

Isaiah 55:12 ESV / 162 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.

Isaiah 52:7 ESV / 160 helpful votes

How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness, who publishes salvation, who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.”

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 148 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.

Romans 15:33 ESV / 144 helpful votes

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

1 Thessalonians 5:23 ESV / 140 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.

Romans 14:17 ESV / 139 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.

1 Thessalonians 5:15 ESV / 132 helpful votes

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

Psalm 46:10 ESV / 130 helpful votes

“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!”

Job 22:21 ESV / 129 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 126 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

Numbers 6:24-26 ESV / 122 helpful votes

The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace.

Matthew 11:28-30 ESV / 120 helpful votes

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”

John 20:19 ESV / 119 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.”

John 14:1-31 ESV / 116 helpful votes

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. And you know the way to where I am going.” Thomas said to him, “Lord, we do not know where you are going. How can we know the way?” ...

1 Peter 3:10-11 ESV / 109 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; let him turn away from evil and do good; let him seek peace and pursue it.

James 2:14-24 ESV / 109 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. ...

Psalm 37:37 ESV / 108 helpful votes

Mark the blameless and behold the upright, for there is a future for the man of peace.

Proverbs 17:1 ESV / 107 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 20:3 ESV / 103 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:25-34 ESV / 97 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. ...

2 Timothy 2:22 ESV / 96 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.

Romans 12:17 ESV / 96 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 12:11 ESV / 94 helpful votes

For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.

Isaiah 32:18 ESV / 93 helpful votes

My people will abide in a peaceful habitation, in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 90 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 ...

Mark 9:50 ESV / 90 helpful votes

Salt is good, but if the salt has lost its saltiness, how will you make it salty again? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.”

Isaiah 54:13 ESV / 90 helpful votes

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

Leviticus 26:6 ESV / 90 helpful votes

I will give peace in the land, and you shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid. And I will remove harmful beasts from the land, and the sword shall not go through your land.

Isaiah 26:12 ESV / 87 helpful votes

O Lord, you will ordain peace for us, for you have indeed done for us all our works.

Numbers 6:26 ESV / 87 helpful votes

The Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace.

Proverbs 16:32 ESV / 86 helpful votes

Whoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.

Romans 16:20 ESV / 81 helpful votes

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

John 3:16 ESV / 80 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

1 Peter 1:2 ESV / 77 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.

1 Peter 3:10 ESV / 74 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;

Luke 1:79 ESV / 74 helpful votes

To give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.”

Isaiah 57:21 ESV / 74 helpful votes

There is no peace,” says my God, “for the wicked.”

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 73 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

Isaiah 48:22 ESV / 72 helpful votes

“There is no peace,” says the Lord, “for the wicked.”

1 Timothy 2:1-2 ESV / 70 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.

Malachi 2:5 ESV / 70 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.

Philemon 1:3 ESV / 67 helpful votes

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

Colossians 3:13 ESV / 67 helpful votes

Bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.

Jeremiah 33:6 ESV / 67 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.

Isaiah 2:4 ESV / 65 helpful votes

He shall judge between the nations, and shall decide disputes for many peoples; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore.

Philippians 4:1-23 ESV / 64 helpful votes

Therefore, my brothers, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved. I entreat Euodia and I entreat Syntyche to agree in the Lord. Yes, I ask you also, true companion, help these women, who have labored side by side with me in the gospel together with Clement and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life. Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; ...

Matthew 6:34 ESV / 58 helpful votes

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

Ecclesiastes 4:6 ESV / 58 helpful votes

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

Numbers 6:25-26 ESV / 57 helpful votes

The Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace.

Ecclesiastes 3:8 ESV / 56 helpful votes

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

Psalm 73:26 ESV / 56 helpful votes

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

Psalm 37:4 ESV / 54 helpful votes

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

Colossians 3:1-25 ESV / 53 helpful votes

If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. ...

John 16:1-33 ESV / 53 helpful votes

“I have said all these things to you to keep you from falling away. They will put you out of the synagogues. Indeed, the hour is coming when whoever kills you will think he is offering service to God. And they will do these things because they have not known the Father, nor me. But I have said these things to you, that when their hour comes you may remember that I told them to you. “I did not say these things to you from the beginning, because I was with you. But now I am going to him who sent me, and none of you asks me, ‘Where are you going?’ ...

Isaiah 9:2-6 ESV / 53 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.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 52 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Proverbs 3:24 ESV / 52 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:13-18 ESV / 52 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. ...

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