Holy Bible on Peace

Selected New Testament verses on Peace

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God.
Gospel of Saint Matthew 5:9

Jesus awoke and rebuked the wind, saying to the sea, “Peace! Be still!” The wind ceased, and there was a great calm. He then asked His disciples, “Why are you so afraid? How is it that you have no faith?” They were greatly afraid and said to one another, “Who then is this, that even the wind and the sea obey Him?”
Gospel of Saint Mark 4:39-41

Jesus said to her, “Daughter, your faith has made you well! Go in peace, and be cured of your disease.”
Gospel of Saint Mark 5:34

And behold, an angel of the Lord stood by them and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. The angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you Good News of great joy which will be for all the people. For there is born to you, this day, in the city of David, a Savior, who is Christ the Lord! This is the sign to you: you will find a baby wrapped in strips of cloth, lying in a manger.” Suddenly, there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying: Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, [and] good will among mankind.
Gospel of Saint Luke 2:9-14

Then Simeon took Jesus in his arms and blessed God, saying, “Now You let Your servant depart in peace, Master, according to your word, for my eyes have seen Your salvation, which You have prepared before the face of all peoples; a light to enlighten the gentiles, and the glory of Your people Israel.”
Gospel of Saint Luke 2:28-32

Falling down before Jesus, in the presence of all the people, she confessed to Him why she had touched Him, and how she had immediately been healed. He said to her, “Daughter, be of good cheer! Your faith has made you well. Go in peace.”
Gospel of Saint Luke 8:47-48

Whatever house you enter, first say, ‘Peace be to this house.’ If a follower of peace is there, your peace will rest on him; but if not, it will return to you.
Gospel of Saint Luke 10:5-7

As Jesus was now approaching, at the descent of the Mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the deeds of power which they had seen. [They were] saying, “Blessed is He who is coming, a King in the Name of the Lord! Peace in heaven, and glory in the highest!”
Gospel of Saint Luke 19:37-38

As they were saying these things, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be to you!” But they were startled and frightened, supposing that they had seen a spirit. He said to them, “Why are you troubled? Why do doubts arise in your hearts? See My hands and My feet, that it is truly Me. Touch Me and see! A spirit does not have flesh and bones, as you see that I have.”
Gospel of Saint Luke 24:37-39

“Peace I leave with you! My peace I give to you! I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your heart be troubled and do not let it be afraid.”
Gospel of Saint John 14:27

In the evening on that [same] day (the first day of the week), and as the doors [of the place] where the disciples were assembled were locked, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” When He had said this, He showed them His hands and His side. At this, the disciples rejoiced when they saw the Lord. Then again, Jesus said, “Peace be with you! As the Father has sent Me, I also send you.”
Gospel of Saint John 20:19-20

“I have told you these things so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have distress, but rejoice! I have overcome the world.”
Gospel of Saint John 16:33

After eight days, his disciples were inside once again, and Thomas was with them. Although the doors were locked, Jesus came and stood among them, and He said, “Peace be with you.” Then, He said to Thomas, “Put your finger here, and see My hands! Place your hand here and put it into My side. Do not be unbelieving, but believing!” Thomas answered Him, “My Lord and my God!”
Gospel of Saint John 20:26-28

And so, the Churches throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace and were edified. Walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, they continued to grow.
Acts of the Apostles 9:31

Peter opened his mouth and said, “Truly, I perceive that God does not show favoritism; but in every nation, whoever fears Him and works righteousness is acceptable to Him. God sent His word to the children of Israel, and the Good News of peace was preached by Jesus Christ— He is Lord of all.
Acts of the Apostles 10:34-36

Being therefore justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we also have our access by faith into this grace in which we stand. And we rejoice in hope of the glory of God! Not only this, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces perseverance; and perseverance, character; and character, hope.
Epistle of Saint Paul to the Romans 5:1-4

How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the Good News of peace, Who bring glad tidings of good things!
Epistle of Saint Paul to the Romans 10:15

Repay no one evil for evil. Show respect for what is honorable in the sight of all. If it is possible, as much as is in your power, be at peace with all people.
Epistle of Saint Paul to the Romans 12:17-18

Thus, do not let what is good to you become a cause of evil things being said, because the Kingdom of God is not [about] eating and drinking, but [it is about] righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.
Epistle of Saint Paul to the Romans 14:16-17

Now, may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope and in the power of the Holy Spirit.
Epistle of Saint Paul to the Romans 15:13

Indeed, your obedience has become known to all and I rejoice over you. I desire to have you wise in what is good, but innocent in what is evil, and the God of peace will quickly crush Satan under your feet. May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you!
Epistle of Saint Paul to the Romans 16:19-20

[You are] those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all those who call upon the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ in every place, both theirs and ours: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
First Epistle of Saint Paul to the Corinthians 1:1-3

God is not a God of confusion, but of peace.
First Epistle of Saint Paul to the Corinthians 14:33

Finally, brethren, rejoice! Be perfected, be comforted, be of the same mind, live in peace, and the God of love and peace will be with you. Greet one another with a holy kiss! All the saints greet you. May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit, be with all of you. Amen.
Second Epistle of Saint Paul to the Corinthians 13:11-14

On the other hand, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, gentleness, and self-control. Against such things there is no law!
Epistle of Saint Paul to the Galatians 5:22-23

He came and preached peace to you who were far off and also to those who were near. Through him, we both have access to the Father in one Spirit. And so, you are no longer strangers and foreigners! Instead, you are fellow-citizens with the saints, and members of God’s household, being built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets.
Epistle of Saint Paul to the Ephesians 2:17-20

[Walk] with complete lowliness and humility, with patience, bearing with one another in love; being eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
Epistle of Saint Paul to the Ephesians 4:2-3

Rejoice in the Lord always! Again I will say, rejoice! Let your kindness be known to all. The Lord is at hand! Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, let your requests be known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your thoughts in Christ Jesus.
Epistle of Saint Paul to the Philippians 4:4-7

Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are honorable, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are commendable, if there is any virtue or any praise, think about these things. What you learned, received, heard, and saw in me: practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.
Epistle of Saint Paul to the Philippians 4:8-9

Above all, walk in love, which is the bond of perfection. Let the peace of God (to which also you were called in one body) rule in your hearts, and be thankful! Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly. In all wisdom, teach and admonish each other with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your heart to the Lord.
Epistle of Saint Paul to the Colossians 3:14-16

Be at peace among yourselves. We exhort you, brethren, admonish the disorderly, encourage the fainthearted, support the weak, be patient toward all. See that no one returns evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue what is good, both for one another and for all.
First Epistle of Saint Paul to the Thessalonians 5:14-15

May the God of peace himself sanctify you completely. May your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Second Epistle of Saint Paul to the Thessalonians 5:23

Now, may the Lord of peace Himself give you peace at all times in every way. May the Lord be with you all!
Second Epistle of Saint Paul to the Thessalonians 3:16

Therefore, I encourage that first of all, petitions, prayers, intercessions and thanksgivings be made for all: for kings and all in high places, so that we may lead a quiet and peaceful life in all godliness and piety. Indeed, this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior who desires all people to be saved and to come to the full knowledge of the truth.
First Epistle of Saint Paul to Timothy 2:1-4

Flee from youthful lusts! Pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart. Reject foolish and ignorant questionings because you know that they result in conflict. The Lord’s servant must not be argumentative but gentle towards all, able to teach and patient! In gentleness, he should correct those who oppose him: perhaps God will give them the repentance that leads to a full knowledge of the truth. Thus, they may return to their senses and escape the snare of the devil (who had taken them captive to his will).
Second Epistle of Saint Paul to Timothy 2:22-26

For the present moment, all discipline seems to be painful rather than joyful, but afterwards, it produces the peaceful fruit of righteousness for those who have been trained by it. Therefore, lift up your drooping hands and your feeble knees. Make straight paths for your feet, so what is lame may not be dislocated but rather healed.
Epistle of Saint Paul to the Hebrews 12:11-13

Pursue peace with everyone, and also sanctification without which no one will see the Lord. Be careful, for fear that any of you might fall short of the grace of God or that any root of bitterness should trouble you; many are poisoned by this.
Epistle of Saint Paul to the Hebrews 12:14-15

Now, may the God of peace, who with the blood of an eternal covenant brought back from the dead the great shepherd of the sheep, our Lord Jesus, make you complete in every good work so that you may do His will. May God work in you what is well-pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory unto ages of ages. Amen.
Epistle of Saint Paul to the Hebrews 13:20-21

Where there is jealousy and selfish ambition, there is confusion and every evil deed. But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceful, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality and hypocrisy. Now, the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.
Epistle of Saint James 3:16-18

Let him turn away from evil, and do good. Let him seek peace, and pursue it. For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and His ears open to their prayer;
First Epistle of Saint Peter 3:11-13

Simon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have obtained a precious faith like ours, with us, in the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ: May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.
Second Epistle of Saint Peter 1:1-2

Therefore, beloved, as you look for these things, do your utmost to be found in peace, without blemish and blameless in his sight.
Second Epistle of Saint Peter 3:14

Bible verses from the The EOB (Eastern / Greek Orthodox Bible).