33 Bible Verses about No Peace
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When Joseph's brothers saw that their father loved him more than any of them, they hated Joseph and were not able to speak to him kindly.
For they do not try to make peace with others, but plan ways to deceive those who are unsuspecting.
Do not drag me away with evil men, with those who behave wickedly, who talk so friendly to their neighbors, while they plan to harm them!
There will be no prosperity for the wicked," says the Lord.
There will be no prosperity," says my God, "for the wicked."
A destructive army will come marching over the hilltops in the desert. For the Lord will use them as his destructive weapon against everyone from one end of the land to the other. No one will be safe.
"Moreover I, the Lord, tell you: 'Do not go into a house where they are having a funeral meal. Do not go there to mourn and express your sorrow for them. For I have stopped showing them my good favor, my love, and my compassion. I, the Lord, so affirm it!
I am deprived of peace; I have forgotten what happiness is.
You must not seek peace and prosperity for them through all the ages to come.
Therefore do not give your daughters in marriage to their sons, and do not take their daughters in marriage for your sons. Do not ever seek their peace or welfare, so that you may be strong and may eat the good of the land and may leave it as an inheritance for your children forever.'
They are unfamiliar with peace; their deeds are unjust. They use deceitful methods, and whoever deals with them is unfamiliar with peace.
and the way of peace they have not known."
For too long I have had to reside with those who hate peace.
Terror is coming! They will seek peace, but find none.
Yes, here is what he says: "You hear cries of panic and of terror; there is no peace in sight.
saying, "If you had only known on this day, even you, the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes.
Before that time there was no compensation for man or animal, nor was there any relief from adversity for those who came and went, because I had pitted everybody -- each one -- against everyone else.
And if the house is worthy, let your peace come on it, but if it is not worthy, let your peace return to you.
unloving, irreconcilable, slanderers, without self-control, savage, opposed to what is good,
Then I said, "Oh, Lord God, look! The prophets are telling them that you said, 'You will not experience war or suffer famine. I will give you lasting peace and prosperity in this land.'"
They offer only superficial help for the harm my people have suffered. They say, 'Everything will be all right!' But everything is not all right!
They offer only superficial help for the hurt my dear people have suffered. They say, "Everything will be all right!" But everything is not all right!
"'This is because they have led my people astray saying, "All is well," when things are not well. When anyone builds a wall without mortar, they coat it with whitewash.
those prophets of Israel who would prophesy about Jerusalem and would see visions of peace for it, when there was no peace," declares the sovereign Lord.'
We hoped for good fortune, but nothing good has come of it. We hoped for a time of relief, but instead we experience terror.
Then I said, "Lord, have you completely rejected the nation of Judah? Do you despise the city of Zion? Why have you struck us with such force that we are beyond recovery? We hope for peace, but nothing good has come of it. We hope for a time of relief from our troubles, but experience terror.
In response to all this I said, "Ah, Lord God, you have surely allowed the people of Judah and Jerusalem to be deceived by those who say, 'You will be safe!' But in fact a sword is already at our throats."
This is what the Lord says: "The prophets who mislead my people are as good as dead. If someone gives them enough to eat, they offer an oracle of peace. But if someone does not give them food, they are ready to declare war on him.
They continually say to those who reject what the Lord has said, 'Things will go well for you!' They say to all those who follow the stubborn inclinations of their own hearts, 'Nothing bad will happen to you!'
So if a prophet prophesied peace and prosperity, it was only known that the Lord truly sent him when what he prophesied came true."
Now when they are saying, "There is peace and security," then sudden destruction comes on them, like labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will surely not escape.
"Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I have not come to bring peace but a sword.
Do you think I have come to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but rather division!