10 Bible quotes about peace

Last updated on February 24, 2022

The Bible has a lot to say about peace, and where true peace can be found. This article has collected 10 Bible quotes about this topic.[1]

1. Numbers 6:24-26

The Israelite priests were appointed to bless the people in God’s name:

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.

2. Psalm 4:8

David testifies where his experience of peace comes from:

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

3. Psalm 34:14

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

4. Isaiah 9:6-7

Centuries before Jesus Christ was born, the prophet Isaiah already prophesied about Him:

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. Of the increase of His government and of peace there will be no end, on the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish it and to uphold it with justice and with righteousness from this time forth and forevermore.

5. Isaiah 53:5

Isaiah also prophesied how this peace of the Messiah would be brought about:

But He was pierced for our transgressions; He was crushed for our iniquities; upon Him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with His wounds we are healed.

6. John 14:27

When Jesus Christ was living on earth and teaching His disciples, He told them:

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. ”

7. Romans 5:1

The apostle Paul reflects on the blessings that flow from Jesus’ atoning death:

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

8. Romans 15:13

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.

9. Philippians 4:6-7

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.

10. 2 Thessalonians 3:16

We conclude with a quote from the apostle Paul that is still relevant to all Christians all over the world:

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


[1]Scripture quotations are from the ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®), copyright © 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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