Do You Need Peace In Your Life? Here Are 22 Encouraging Verses About Peace

scriptures on peace
Our world is full of violence, and our daily lives can be marred by conflict and turmoil.
Are you struggling with an area of your life today and looking for peace? The Bible has some great verses about the topic of peace. I pray these scriptures are helpful today. I encourage you to study the Bible deeper by looking up these verses and getting the context they come from.
God promises His people a peace that surpasses all understanding.

 

What Jesus Said About Peace
When we study the Bible and the topic of Peace, a great place to start is with the words of Jesus Christ. We can rest safely in our salvation and cling to these words from our Savior.

 

Matthew 5:9 “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

 

Matthew 11:28-30 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 14:27 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.

 

John 16:33 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.”

 

John 20:19 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.”

 

Other Scriptures On Peace

 

Numbers 6:25-26 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.

 

Isaiah 9:6 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.

 

Romans 8:6 For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace.

 

Romans 5:1 Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,

 

Isaiah 53:5 But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed.

 

2 Thessalonians 3:16 Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.

 

 Isaiah 26:3 You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in you

 

Colossians 3:15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.

 

Philippians 4:7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

 

Psalm 122:6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May those who love you be secure.”

 

Psalm 147:14 He grants peace to your borders and satisfies you with the finest of wheat.

 

Romans 12:18 If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.

 

Psalm 119:165 Great peace have they who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.

 

Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

 

Psalm 4:8 I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety.

 

Proverbs 16:7 When a man’s ways are pleasing to the LORD, he makes even his enemies live at peace with him.

 

Isaiah 32:17 The fruit of righteousness will be peace; the effect of righteousness will be quietness and confidence forever.