Verses with the word peace in the Apocrypha (70 verses):
1 Esdras 3:24
O ye men, is not wine the strongest, that enforceth to do thus? And when he had so spoken, he held his peace.
1 Esdras 4:41
And with that he held his peace. And all the people then shouted, and said, Great is Truth, and mighty above all things.
1 Esdras 8:66
Threescore and twelve lambs, goats for a peace offering, twelve; all of them a sacrifice to the Lord.
1 Esdras 8:85
Moreover ye shall never seek to have peace with them, that ye may be strong, and eat the good things of the land, and that ye may leave the inheritance of the land unto your children for evermore.
2 Esdras 13:47
The Highest shall stay the springs of the stream again, that they may go through: therefore sawest thou the multitude with peace.
To whom Tobit said, Hold thy peace, take no care, for he is safe.
But she said, Hold thy peace, and deceive me not; my son is dead. And she went out every day into the way which they went, and did eat no meat on the daytime, and ceased not whole nights to bewail her son Tobias, until the fourteen days of the wedding were expired, which Raguel had sworn that he should spend there. Then Tobias said to Raguel, Let me go, for my father and my mother look no more to see me.
O blessed are they which love thee, for they shall rejoice in thy peace: blessed are they which have been sorrowful for all thy scourges; for they shall rejoice for thee, when they have seen all thy glory, and shall be glad for ever.
Go into Media my son, for I surely believe those things which Jonas the prophet spake of Nineve, that it shall be overthrown; and that for a time peace shall rather be in Media; and that our brethren shall lie scattered in the earth from that good land: and Jerusalem shall be desolate, and the house of God in it shall be burned, and shall be desolate for a time;
So they sent ambassadors unto him to treat of peace, saying,
God be judge between us and you: for ye have done us great injury, in that ye have not required peace of the children of Assur.
Then said Ozias and the princes unto her, Go in peace, and the Lord God be before thee, to take vengeance on our enemies.
Wisdom of Solomon 3:3
And their going from us to be utter destruction: but they are in peace.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:22
Moreover this was not enough for them, that they erred in the knowledge of God; but whereas they lived in the great war of ignorance, those so great plagues called they peace.
The fear of the Lord is a crown of wisdom, making peace and perfect health to flourish; both which are the gifts of God: and it enlargeth their rejoicing that love him.
Be in peace with many: nevertheless have but one counsellor of a thousand.
And lifted up his head from misery; so that many that saw from him is peace over all the
What agreement is there between the hyena and a dog? and what peace between the rich and the poor?
A virtuous woman rejoiceth her husband, and he shall fulfill the years of his life in peace.
A sinful man disquieteth friends, and maketh debate among them that be at peace.
Curse the whisperer and doubletongued: for such have destroyed many that were at peace.
He that keepeth the law bringeth offerings enough: he that taketh heed to the commandment offereth a peace offering.
Of such doth the apothecary make a confection; and of his works there is no end; and from him is peace over all the earth,
My children, keep discipline in peace: for wisdom that is hid, and a treasure that is not seen, what profit is in them both?
Their bodies are buried in peace; but their name liveth for evermore.
Therefore was there a covenant of peace made with him, that he should be the chief of the sanctuary and of his people, and that he and his posterity should have the dignity of the priesthood for ever:
As is the fat taken away from the peace offering, so was David chosen out of the children of Israel.
Thy name went far unto the islands; and for thy peace thou wast beloved.
He grant us joyfulness of heart, and that peace may be in our days in Israel for ever:
For if thou hadst walked in the way of God, thou shouldest have dwelled in peace for ever.
Learn where is wisdom, where is strength, where is understanding; that thou mayest know also where is length of days, and life, where is the light of the eyes, and peace.
I have put off the clothing of peace, and put upon me the sackcloth of my prayer: I will cry unto the Everlasting in my days.
For thy name shall be called of God for ever The peace of righteousness, and The glory of God's worship.
Additions to Esther 13:2
After that I became lord over many nations and had dominion over the whole world, not lifted up with presumption of my authority, but carrying myself always with equity and mildness, I purposed to settle my subjects continually in a quiet life, and making my kingdom peaceable, and open for passage to the utmost coasts, to renew peace, which is desired of all men.
1 Maccabees 5:54
So they went up to mount Sion with joy and gladness, where they offered burnt offerings, because not one of them were slain until they had returned in peace.
1 Maccabees 6:49
But with them that were in Bethsura he made peace: for they came out of the city, because they had no victuals there to endure the siege, it being a year of rest to the land.
1 Maccabees 6:58
Now therefore let us be friends with these men, and make peace with them, and with all their nation;
1 Maccabees 6:60
So the king and the princes were content: wherefore he sent unto them to make peace; and they accepted thereof.
1 Maccabees 7:13
Now the Assideans were the first among the children of Israel that sought peace of them:
1 Maccabees 7:28
Let there be no battle between me and you; I will come with a few men, that I may see you in peace.
1 Maccabees 8:20
Judas Maccabeus with his brethren, and the people of the Jews, have sent us unto you, to make a confederacy and peace with you, and that we might be registered your confederates and friends.
1 Maccabees 8:22
And this is the copy of the epistle which the senate wrote back again in tables of brass, and sent to Jerusalem, that there they might have by them a memorial of peace and confederacy:
1 Maccabees 9:70
Whereof when Jonathan had knowledge, he sent ambassadors unto him, to the end he should make peace with him, and deliver them the prisoners.
1 Maccabees 10:4
For said he, Let us first make peace with him, before he join with Alexander against us:
1 Maccabees 10:47
But with Alexander they were well pleased, because he was the first that entreated of true peace with them, and they were confederate with him always.
1 Maccabees 10:66
Afterward Jonathan returned to Jerusalem with peace and gladness.
1 Maccabees 11:5
Also they told the king whatsoever Jonathan had done, to the intent he might blame him: but the king held his peace.
1 Maccabees 11:50
Grant us peace, and let the Jews cease from assaulting us and the city.
1 Maccabees 11:51
With that they cast away their weapons, and made peace; and the Jews were honoured in the sight of the king, and in the sight of all that were in his realm; and they returned to Jerusalem, having great spoils.
1 Maccabees 11:62
Afterward, when they of Gaza made supplication unto Jonathan, he made peace with them, and took the sons of their chief men for hostages, and sent them to Jerusalem, and passed through the country unto Damascus.
1 Maccabees 11:66
But they desired to have peace with him, which he granted them, and then put them out from thence, and took the city, and set a garrison in it.
1 Maccabees 13:37
The golden crown, and the scarlet robe, which ye sent unto us, we have received: and we are ready to make a stedfast peace with you, yea, and to write unto our officers, to confirm the immunities which we have granted.
1 Maccabees 13:40
And look who are meet among you to be in our court, let then be enrolled, and let there be peace betwixt us.
1 Maccabees 13:45
Insomuch as the people of the city rent their clothes, and climbed upon the walls with their wives and children, and cried with a loud voice, beseeching Simon to grant them peace.
1 Maccabees 14:8
Then did they till their ground in peace, and the earth gave her increase, and the trees of the field their fruit.
1 Maccabees 14:11
He made peace in the land, and Israel rejoiced with great joy:
1 Maccabees 16:10
So they fled even unto the towers in the fields of Azotus; wherefore he burned it with fire: so that there were slain of them about two thousand men. Afterward he returned into the land of Judea in peace.
2 Maccabees 1:1
The brethren, the Jews that be at Jerusalem and in the land of Judea, wish unto the brethren, the Jews that are throughout Egypt health and peace:
2 Maccabees 1:4
And open your hearts in his law and commandments, and send you peace,
2 Maccabees 3:1
Now when the holy city was inhabited with all peace, and the laws were kept very well, because of the godliness of Onias the high priest, and his hatred of wickedness,
2 Maccabees 5:25
Who coming to Jerusalem, and pretending peace, did forbear till the holy day of the sabbath, when taking the Jews keeping holy day, he commanded his men to arm themselves.
2 Maccabees 10:12
For Ptolemeus, that was called Macron, choosing rather to do justice unto the Jews for the wrong that had been done unto them, endeavoured to continue peace with them.
2 Maccabees 11:26
Thou shalt do well therefore to send unto them, and grant them peace, that when they are certified of our mind, they may be of good comfort, and ever go cheerfully about their own affairs.
2 Maccabees 12:2
But of the governours of several places, Timotheus, and Apollonius the son of Genneus, also Hieronymus, and Demophon, and beside them Nicanor the governor of Cyprus, would not suffer them to be quiet and live in peace.
2 Maccabees 12:4
Who accepted of it according to the common decree of the city, as being desirous to live in peace, and suspecting nothing: but when they were gone forth into the deep, they drowned no less than two hundred of them.
2 Maccabees 12:11
Whereupon there was a very sore battle; but Judas' side by the help of God got the victory; so that the Nomades of Arabia, being overcome, besought Judas for peace, promising both to give him cattle, and to pleasure him otherwise.
2 Maccabees 12:12
Then Judas, thinking indeed that they would be profitable in many things, granted them peace: whereupon they shook hands, and so they departed to their tents.
2 Maccabees 14:4
Came to king Demetrius in the hundred and one and fiftieth year, presenting unto him a crown of gold, and a palm, and also of the boughs which were used solemnly in the temple: and so that day he held his peace.
2 Maccabees 14:6
Those of the Jews that he called Assideans, whose captain is Judas Maccabeus, nourish war and are seditious, and will not let the rest be in peace.
2 Maccabees 14:19
Wherefore he sent Posidonius, and Theodotus, and Mattathias, to make peace.