Bible Verses About Peace

Bible Verses About Peace

Bible Verses about Peace - Scriptures for Comfort and Rest

You are not alone in your need for peace. This world is filled with hardships and trials. It’s easy to become more worried and anxious every day as you face relationship struggles, financial problems, bad news, and grief. However, Scripture can remind us of God's promise of peace. The Bible tells us that Jesus came to give us peace! We have collected some of our favorite Bible verses about peace to bring you comfort and security.

If we seek out God’s plan for peace in our lives, through spending time in Scripture and praying, we can experience a “peace that passes understanding” (Philippians 4:7). Both the Old and New Testament provide Bible verses for peace that can speak healing and calm into your life. May you feel a renewed sense of being fully loved and fully protected by God as you read peace-filled Scriptures.

Prayer for Peace: Dear God, as I read your Holy Word, help me to feel supernatural peace and comfort flood my heart and mind. I have been so worried and anxious and have forgotten to turn to you for strength. Today I lay my worries and struggles at your feet and ask for your peace that passes understanding. Thank you, God, for loving me and for sending your Son, Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace. Amen.

Discover some of the best Bible verses for peace in the Scripture list below.

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Psalm 29:11 NIV

11 The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace.

Read Psalm 29

2 Thessalonians 3:16 NIV

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.

Read 2 Thessalonians 3

Psalm 32:7 NIV

7 You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance.

Read Psalm 32

Psalm 85:8 NIV

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.

Read Psalm 85

Psalm 119:165 NIV

165 Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.

Read Psalm 119

Isaiah 26:3 NIV

3 You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.

Read Isaiah 26

Isaiah 55:12 NIV

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.

Read Isaiah 55

Matthew 11:28-30 NIV

28 "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light."

Read Matthew 11

John 14:27 NIV

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.

Read John 14

John 16:33 NIV

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."

Read John 16

1 Corinthians 14:33 NIV

33 For God is not a God of disorder but of peace-as in all the congregations of the Lord's people.

Read 1 Corinthians 14

Romans 15:13 NIV

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.

Read Romans 15

Philippians 4:6-7 NIV

6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Read Philippians 4

Romans 8:6 NIV

6 The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace.

Read Romans 8

Colossians 3:15 NIV

15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.

Read Colossians 3

Psalm 4:8 NIV

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

Read Psalm 4

Matthew 5:9 NIV

9 Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.

Read Matthew 5

James 3:18 NIV

18 Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.

Read James 3

Romans 5:1-2 NIV

1 Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope of the glory of God.

Read Romans 5

Job 22:21-22 NIV

21 "Submit to God and be at peace with him; in this way prosperity will come to you. 22 Accept instruction from his mouth and lay up his words in your heart.

Read Job 22

Psalm 34:12-13 NIV

12 Whoever of you loves life and desires to see many good days, 13 keep your tongue from evil and your lips from telling lies.

Read Psalm 34

Proverbs 16:7 NIV

7 When the Lord takes pleasure in anyone's way, he causes their enemies to make peace with them.

Read Proverbs 16

Psalm 29:11 NIV

11 The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace.

Read Psalm 29

Hebrews 12:14 NIV

14 Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.

Read Hebrews 12

Psalm 37 11:1 NIV

1 Do not fret because of those who are evil or be envious of those who do wrong; 2 for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away. 3 Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. 4 Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. 5 Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this: 6 He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun. 7 Be still before the Lordand wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes. 8 Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret-it leads only to evil. 9 For those who are evil will be destroyed, but those who hope in the Lord will inherit the land. 10 A little while, and the wicked will be no more; though you look for them, they will not be found. 11 But the meek will inherit the land and enjoy peace and prosperity. 12 The wicked plot against the righteous and gnash their teeth at them; 13 but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he knows their day is coming. 14 The wicked draw the sword and bend the bow to bring down the poor and needy, to slay those whose ways are upright. 15 But their swords will pierce their own hearts, and their bows will be broken. 16 Better the little that the righteous have than the wealth of many wicked; 17 for the power of the wicked will be broken, but the Lord upholds the righteous. 18 The blameless spend their days under the Lord's care, and their inheritance will endure forever. 19 In times of disaster they will not wither; in days of famine they will enjoy plenty. 20 But the wicked will perish: Though the Lord's enemies are like the flowers of the field, they will be consumed, they will go up in smoke. 21 The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously; 22 those the Lord blesses will inherit the land, but those he curses will be destroyed. 23 The Lord makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him; 24 though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the Lord upholds him with his hand. 25 I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread. 26 They are always generous and lend freely; their children will be a blessing. 27 Turn from evil and do good; then you will dwell in the land forever. 28 For the Lord loves the just and will not forsake his faithful ones. Wrongdoers will be completely destroyed ; the offspring of the wicked will perish. 29 The righteous will inherit the land and dwell in it forever. 30 The mouths of the righteous utter wisdom, and their tongues speak what is just. 31 The law of their God is in their hearts; their feet do not slip. 32 The wicked lie in wait for the righteous, intent on putting them to death; 33 but the Lord will not leave them in the power of the wicked or let them be condemned when brought to trial. 34 Hope in the Lordand keep his way. He will exalt you to inherit the land; when the wicked are destroyed, you will see it. 35 I have seen a wicked and ruthless man flourishing like a luxuriant native tree, 36 but he soon passed away and was no more; though I looked for him, he could not be found. 37 Consider the blameless, observe the upright; a future awaits those who seek peace. 38 But all sinners will be destroyed; there will be no future for the wicked. 39 The salvation of the righteous comes from the Lord; he is their stronghold in time of trouble. 40 The Lord helps them and delivers them; he delivers them from the wicked and saves them, because they take refuge in him.

Read Psalm 37 11

Isaiah 53:5 NIV

5 But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.

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Isaiah 54:10 NIV

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.

Read Isaiah 54

Psalm 32:7 NIV

7 You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance.

Read Psalm 32

Proverbs 12:20 NIV

20 Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil, but those who promote peace have joy.

Read Proverbs 12

Psalm 23:1-5 NIV

1 The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, 3 he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name's sake. 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. 5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.

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Romans 14:17 NIV

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

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Romans 12:18 NIV

18 If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.

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Psalm 119:165-329 NIV

165 Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. 166 I wait for your salvation, Lord, and I follow your commands. 167 I obey your statutes, for I love them greatly. 168 I obey your precepts and your statutes, for all my ways are known to you. 169 May my cry come before you, Lord; give me understanding according to your word. 170 May my supplication come before you; deliver me according to your promise. 171 May my lips overflow with praise, for you teach me your decrees. 172 May my tongue sing of your word, for all your commands are righteous. 173 May your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts. 174 I long for your salvation, Lord, and your law gives me delight. 175 Let me live that I may praise you, and may your laws sustain me. 176 I have strayed like a lost sheep. Seek your servant, for I have not forgotten your commands.

Read Psalm 119

Psalm 34:14 NIV

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

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Romans 14:19 NIV

19 Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.

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