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PEACE, n. L. pax, paco, to appease.

1. In a general sense, a state of quiet or tranquillity freedom from disturbance or agitation applicable to society, to individuals, or to the temper of the mind.
2. Freedom from war with a foreign nation public quiet.
3. Freedom from internal commotion or war.
4. Freedom from private quarrels, suits or disturbance.
5. Freedom from agitation or disturbance by the passions, as from fear, terror, anger, anxiety or the like quietness of mind tranquillity calmness quiet of conscience.

Great peace have they that love the law. Psalms 119

6. Heavenly rest the happiness of heaven.
7. Harmony concord a state of reconciliation between parties at variance.
8. Public tranquillity that quiet,order and security which is guaranteed by the laws as, to keep the peace to break the peace.

This word is used in commanding silence or quiet as, peace to this troubled soul.

Peace, the lovers are asleep.

To be at peace, to be reconciled to live in harmony.

To make peace, to reconcile, as parties at variance.

To hold the peace, to be silent to suppress one's thoughts not to speak.

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Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Peace'. King James Dictionary.

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