Bible Study Discovery
Definition of Peace and Word Origin
Learn the meaning and the etymology of the word worship, along with sample quotes.
Meaning for Peace
- (n.) A state of quiet or tranquility; freedom from disturbance or agitation; calm; repose
- (v.) Exemption from, or cessation of, war with public enemies.
(v.) Public quiet, order, and contentment in obedience to law.
(v.) Exemption from, or subjection of, agitating passions; tranquility of mind or conscience.
(v.) Reconciliation; agreement after variance; harmony; concord.
(v. t. & i.) To make or become quiet; to be silent; to stop.
Origin 1125-75 century
from Middle English pes
from Old French, variant of pais
from Latin pax (stem pāc-); akin to pact
Examples for PEACE
“Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.” -Francis of Assisi
“The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.” -Norman Vincent Peale
“And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to the which also ye were called in one body; and be ye thankful.” – Colossians 3:15 of American Standard Bible
“Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth.” -Menachem Begin (Israel Politician)
“Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.” -Ronald Reagan (40th US President)
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1888 edition) is a public domain dictionary. This dictionary was published by G. & C. Merriam Company. Release to public in 1913.
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The Lord God thank you for your grace, mercy, and peace! I give you glory, honor, and praise on this beautiful day; in which You have made. Without You Lord, I couldn’t express my love for the Father. Holy Spirit thank you for help me, guiding me, and directing me to the truth of Your Word; the Word is Jesus Christ. Hallelujah, Hallelujah!! Peace is mines.