Number 1515

Transliteration:
eirene {i-ray'-nay}
Word Origin:
probably from a primary verb eiro (to join)
TDNT:
2:400,207
Part of Speech:
noun feminine
Usage in the KJV:
peace 89, one 1, rest 1, quietness 1

Total: 92
Definition:
  1. a state of national tranquillity
    1. exemption from the rage and havoc of war
  2. peace between individuals, i.e. harmony, concord
  3. security, safety, prosperity, felicity, (because peace and harmony make and keep things safe and prosperous)
  4. of the Messiah's peace
    1. the way that leads to peace (salvation)
  5. of Christianity, the tranquil state of a soul assured of its salvation through Christ, and so fearing nothing from God and content with its earthly lot, of whatsoever sort that is
  6. the blessed state of devout and upright men after death