When Joseph's brothers realized that their father loved him more than all of his brothers, they hated him so much that they were unable to speak politely to him.
For they do not speak peace; they devise clever lies against the peaceful people of the land.
Do not drag me away with the wicked, with those who practice iniquity, who speak peace to their neighbors while harboring evil in their hearts.
"But there is no peace," says the LORD, "for the wicked."
"Yet there is no peace," says my God, "for the wicked."
On all the barren heights in the desert destroyers will come. Indeed, a sword of the LORD will devour from one end of the land to the other. There will be no peace for any person.
For this is what the LORD says: "Don't go to a house where there is mourning, don't go to lament, nor to express sorrow to them. For I've taken my peace away from this people," declares the LORD, "as well as gracious love and compassion.
You have removed peace from my life; I have forgotten what prosperity is.
"The land you are entering to possess is a morally unclean land due to the moral uncleanness of the nations of the lands along with their abominations that has filled it from one end to the other with their impurities. So, therefore, do not give your daughters in marriage to their sons, nor marry their daughters to your sons, and under no circumstances are you to seek their well-being or their wealth, so that you may remain strong, enjoying the best things the land has to give, and so that you may establish an inheritance for your children forever.'
The pathway of peace they do not know, and there is no justice in their courses. They have made their roads crooked; no one who walks in them will know peace."
I have resided too long with those who hate peace.
"When destruction comes, they'll seek peace, but there will be none to be found.
"Indeed, this is what the LORD says: "We have heard a sound of terror and of fear, and there is no peace.
"If you had only known today what could have brought you peace! But now it is hidden from your sight,
Before then, everyone was unemployed even the draft animals and no one was safe coming or going because of the enemy, because I caused everyone to oppose each other.
If the household is receptive, let your blessing of peace come on it. But if it isn't receptive, let your blessing of peace return to you.
2 Timothy 3:3
unfeeling, uncooperative, slanderous, degenerate, brutal, hateful of what is good,
Then I said, "Ah, Lord GOD, look! The prophets are saying to them, "You won't see the sword and you won't experience famine. Rather, I'll give you lasting peace in this place.'"
They treated my people's wound superficially, telling them, "Peace, peace,' but there is no peace.
They have treated my people's wound superficially, telling them, "Peace, peace,' when there is no peace.
because they've truly caused my people to stray saying, "Peace," but there's no peace.'"
The prophets of Israel prophesied about Jerusalem and saw visions of peace concerning her, yet there's no peace,'" declares the Lord GOD.
We waited for peace, but no good has come, for a time of healing, but instead there was terror.
Have you completely rejected Judah? Do you despise Zion? Why have you struck us, so that there is no healing for us? We hoped for peace, but no good came, for a time of healing, but there was only terror.
Then I replied, "Ah, Lord GOD, you have completely deceived this people and Jerusalem when you said, "You will have peace,' while the sword is at their throat!"
"This is what the LORD says about the prophets who are causing my people to go astray, who are calling out "Peace' when they're being fed, but who declare war against those who won't feed them:
They keep on saying to those who despise me, "The LORD has said, "You will have peace."' To all who stubbornly follow their own desires they say, "Disaster won't come upon you.'
When a prophet prophesies peace, and what the prophet speaks comes about, he will be known as the prophet whom the LORD has truly sent."
1 Thessalonians 5:3
When people say, "There is peace and security," destruction will strike them as suddenly as labor pains come to a pregnant woman, and they will not be able to escape.
"Do not think that I came to bring peace on earth. I did not come to bring peace but a sword!
Do you think that I came to bring peace on earth? Not at all, I tell you, but rather division!