1515. eiréné
Strong's Concordance
eiréné: one, peace, quietness, rest.
Original Word: εἰρήνη, ης, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: eiréné
Phonetic Spelling: (i-ray'-nay)
Short Definition: peace, peace of mind
Definition: peace, peace of mind; invocation of peace a common Jewish farewell, in the Hebraistic sense of the health (welfare) of an individual.
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1515 eirḗnē (from eirō, "to join, tie together into a whole") – properly, wholeness, i.e. when all essential parts are joined together; peace (God's gift of wholeness).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation, perhaps from eiró (to join): lit. or fig. peace, by impl. welfare
NASB Translation
peace (91), undisturbed* (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1515: εἰρήνη

εἰρήνη, εἰρήνης, (apparently from εἴρω, to join; (others from εἴρω equivalent to λέγω; Etym. Magn. 803, 41; Vanicek, p. 892; Lob. Path. Proleg., p. 194; Benfey, Wurzellex. ii., p. 7)), the Sept. chiefly for שָׁלום; (from Homer down); peace, i. e.

1. a state of national tranquility; exemption from the rage and havoc of war: Revelation 6:4; πολλή εἰρήνη, Acts 24:2 (3); τά (WH text omits τά) πρός εἰρήνην, things that look toward peace, as an armistice, conditions for the restoration of peace Luke 14:32; αἰτεῖσθαι εἰρήνην, Acts 12:20; ἔχειν εἰρήνην, of the church free from persecutions, Acts 9:31.

2. peace between individuals, i. e. harmony, concord: Matthew 10:34; Luke 12:51; Acts 7:26; Romans 14:17; 1 Corinthians 7:15; Galatians 5:22; Ephesians 2:17; Ephesians 4:3; equivalent to the anthor of peace, Ephesians 2:14 (cf. Buttmann, 125 (109)); ἐν εἰρήνη, where harmony prevails, in a peaceful mind, James 3:18; ὁδός εἰρήνης, way leading to peace, a course of life promoting harmony, Romans 3:17 (from Isaiah 59:8); μετ' εἰρήνης, in a mild and friendly spirit, Hebrews 11:31; ποιεῖν εἰρήνην, to promote concord, James 3:18; to effect it, Ephesians 2:15; ζητεῖν, 1 Peter 3:11; διώκειν, 2 Timothy 2:22; with μετά πάντων added, Hebrews 12:14; τά τῆς εἰρήνης διώκειν, Romans 14:19 (cf. Buttmann, 95 (83); Winers Grammar, 109 (103f)). Specifically, good order, opposed to ἀκαταστασία, 1 Corinthians 14:33.

3. after the Hebrew שָׁלום, security, safety, prosperity, felicity, (because peace and harmony make and keep things safe and prosperous): Luke 19:42; Hebrews 7:2; εἰρήνη καί ἀσφάλεια, opposed to ὄλεθρος, 1 Thessalonians 5:3; ἐν εἰρήνη ἐστι τά ὑπάρχοντα, αὐτοῦ, his goods are secure from hostile attack, Luke 11:21; ὕπαγε εἰς εἰρήνην, Mark 5:34, and πορεύου εἰς εἰρήνην Luke 7:50; Luke 8:48, a formula of wishing well, blessing, addressed by the Hebrews to departing friends (לְשָׁלום לֵך 1 Samuel 1:17; 1 Samuel 20:42, etc.; properly, depart into a place or state of peace; (cf. Buttmann, 184 (160))); πορεύεσθαι ἐν εἰρήνη, Acts 16:36, and ὑπάγετε ἐν εἰρήνη, James 2:16, go in peace, i. e. may happiness attend you; ἀπολύειν τινα μετ' εἰρήνης, to dismiss one with good wishes, Acts 15:33; ἐν εἰρήνη, with my wish fulfilled, and therefore happy, Luke 2:29 (see ἀπολύω, 2 a.); προπέμπειν τινα ἐν εἰρήνη free from danger, safe, 1 Corinthians 16:11 (others take it of inward peace or of harmony; cf. Meyer at the passage). The Hebrews in invoking blessings on a man called out לְך שָׁלום (Judges 6:23; Daniel 10:19); from this is to be derived the explanation of those expressions which refer apparently to the Messianic blessings (see 4 below): εἰρήνη τῷ οἴκῳ τούτῳ, let peace, blessedness, come to this household, Luke 10:5; υἱός εἰρήνης, worthy of peace (cf. Winers Grammar, § 34, 3 N. 2; Buttmann, 161f (141)), Luke 10:6; ἐλθέτω εἰρήνη ἐπ' αὐτόν, let the peace which ye wish it come upon it, i. e. be its lot, Matthew 10:13; to the same purport ἐπαναπαήσεται εἰρήνη ὑμῶν ἐπ' αὐτόν, Luke 10:6; εἰρήνη ὑμῶν πρός ὑμᾶς ἐπιστραφήτω, let your peace return to you, because it could not rest upon it, i. e. let it be just as if ye had not uttered the wish, Matthew 10:13.

4. Specifically, the Messiah's peace: Luke 2:14; ὁδός εἰρήνης, the way that leads to peace (salvation), Luke 1:79; εἰρήνης ἐν οὐρανῷ, peace, salvation, is prepared for us in heaven, Luke 19:38; εὐαγγελίζεσθαι εἰρήνην, Acts 10:36.

5. according to a conception distinctly peculiar to 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 whatsoerer sort that is": Romans 8:6; ἐν εἰρήνη namely, ὄντες; is used of those who, assured of salvation, tranquilly await the return of Christ and the transformation of all things which will accompany that event, 2 Peter 3:14; (πληροῦν πάσης ... εἰρήνης ἐν τῷ πιστεύειν, Romans 15:13 (where L marginal reading ἐν πιστεύειν εἰρήνη)); ἔχειν ἐν Χριστῷ εἰρήνην (opposed to ἐν τῷ κόσμῳ θλῖψιν ἔχειν), John 16:33; ἔχειν εἰρήνην πρός τόν Θεόν, with God, Romans 5:1, (εἰρήνη πρός τινα, Plato, rep. 5, p. 465 b.; cf. Diodorus 21, 12; cf. Meyer on Romans, the passage cited; Winer's Grammar, 186 (175); 406 (379))); εὐαγγελίζεσθαι εἰρήνην, Romans 10:15 (R G Tr marginal reading in brackets); τό εὐαγγέλιον τῆς εἰρήνης, Ephesians 6:15; in the expression εἰρήνην ἀφίημι κτλ., John 14:27, in which Christ, with allusion to the usual Jewish formula at leave-taking (see 3 above), says that he not merely wishes, but gives peace; εἰρήνη τοῦ Χριστοῦ, which comes, from Christ, Colossians 3:15 (Rec. θεοῦ; τοῦ Θεοῦ, Philippians 4:7 (cf. Winers Grammar, 186 (175)). Comprehensively, of every kind of peace (blessing), yet with a predominance apparently of the notion of peace with God, εἰρήνη is used — in the salutations of Christ after his resurrection, εἰρήνη ὑμῖν (לָכֶם שָׁלום, Luke 24:36 (T omits; WH reject the clause); John 20:19, 21, 26; in the phrases κύριος τῆς εἰρήνης, the Lord who is the author and promoter of peace, 2 Thessalonians 3:16; Θεός τῆς εἰρήνης Romans 15:33; Romans 16:20; 2 Corinthians 13:1; Philippians 4:9; 1 Thessalonians 5:23; Hebrews 13:20; in the salutations at the beginning and the close of the apostolic Epistles: Romans 1:7; 1 Corinthians 1:3; 2 Corinthians 1:2; Galatians 1:3; Galatians 6:16; Ephesians 1:2; Ephesians 6:23; Philippians 1:2; Colossians 1:2; 1 Thessalonians 1:1; 2 Thessalonians 1:2; 2 Thessalonians 3:16; 1 Timothy 1:2; 2 Timothy 1:2; Titus 1:4; (Philemon 1:3); 1 Peter 1:2; 1 Peter 5:14; 2 Peter 1:2; 2 John 1:3; 3 John 1:15 (14); (Jude 1:2); Revelation 1:4. Cf. Kling in Herzog iv., p. 596f under the words Friede mit Gott; Weiss, Biblical Theol. d. N. T. § 83 b.; (Otto in the Jahrbb. fur deutsch. Theol. for 1867, p. 678ff; cf. Winer's Grammar, 549 (511)).

6. of the blessed state of devout and upright men after death (Wis. 3:3): Romans 2:10.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
one, peace, quietness, rest.

Probably from a primary verb eiro (to join); peace (literally or figuratively); by implication, prosperity -- one, peace, quietness, rest, + set at one again.

Forms and Transliterations
ειρη΄νην ειρηνη ειρήνη εἰρήνη εἰρήνῃ ειρηνην ειρήνην εἰρήνην ειρηνης ειρήνης εἰρήνης eirene eirēnē eirḗne eirḗnē eirḗnei eirḗnēi eirenen eirēnēn eirḗnen eirḗnēn eirenes eirēnēs eirḗnes eirḗnēs
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92 Occurrences


εἰρήνη — 48 Occ.
εἰρήνην — 25 Occ.
εἰρήνης — 19 Occ.

Matthew 10:13 N-NFS
GRK: ἐλθάτω ἡ εἰρήνη ὑμῶν ἐπ'
NAS: give it your [blessing of] peace. But if
KJV: worthy, let your peace come upon
INT: let come the peace of you upon

Matthew 10:13 N-NFS
GRK: ἀξία ἡ εἰρήνη ὑμῶν πρὸς
NAS: take back your [blessing of] peace.
KJV: worthy, let your peace return to
INT: worthy the peace of you to

Matthew 10:34 N-AFS
GRK: ἦλθον βαλεῖν εἰρήνην ἐπὶ τὴν
NAS: to bring peace on the earth;
KJV: I am come to send peace on earth:
INT: I came to bring peace to the

Matthew 10:34 N-AFS
GRK: ἦλθον βαλεῖν εἰρήνην ἀλλὰ μάχαιραν
NAS: to bring peace, but a sword.
KJV: not to send peace, but a sword.
INT: I came to bring peace but a sword

Mark 5:34 N-AFS
GRK: ὕπαγε εἰς εἰρήνην καὶ ἴσθι
NAS: go in peace and be healed
KJV: go in peace, and be
INT: go in peace and be

Luke 1:79 N-GFS
GRK: εἰς ὁδὸν εἰρήνης
NAS: our feet into the way of peace.
KJV: into the way of peace.
INT: into [the] way of peace

Luke 2:14 N-NFS
GRK: ἐπὶ γῆς εἰρήνη ἐν ἀνθρώποις
NAS: And on earth peace among
KJV: on earth peace, good will toward
INT: on earth peace among men

Luke 2:29 N-DFS
GRK: σου ἐν εἰρήνῃ
NAS: to depart in peace, According
KJV: depart in peace, according to thy
INT: of you in peace

Luke 7:50 N-AFS
GRK: πορεύου εἰς εἰρήνην
NAS: has saved you; go in peace.
KJV: go in peace.
INT: go in peace

Luke 8:48 N-AFS
GRK: πορεύου εἰς εἰρήνην
NAS: has made you well; go in peace.
KJV: go in peace.
INT: go in peace

Luke 10:5 N-NFS
GRK: πρῶτον λέγετε Εἰρήνη τῷ οἴκῳ
NAS: first say, 'Peace [be] to this house.'
KJV: first say, Peace [be] to this house.
INT: first say Peace to the house

Luke 10:6 N-GFS
GRK: ᾖ υἱὸς εἰρήνης ἐπαναπαήσεται ἐπ'
NAS: a man of peace is there,
KJV: if the son of peace be there,
INT: be a son of peace will rest upon

Luke 10:6 N-NFS
GRK: αὐτὸν ἡ εἰρήνη ὑμῶν εἰ
NAS: is there, your peace will rest
KJV: there, your peace shall rest upon
INT: it the peace of you if

Luke 11:21 N-DFS
GRK: αὐλήν ἐν εἰρήνῃ ἐστὶν τὰ
KJV: are in peace:
INT: house in peace are the

Luke 12:51 N-AFS
GRK: δοκεῖτε ὅτι εἰρήνην παρεγενόμην δοῦναι
NAS: to grant peace on earth?
KJV: I am come to give peace on earth?
INT: Think you that peace I came to give

Luke 14:32 N-AFS
GRK: τὰ πρὸς εἰρήνην
NAS: and asks for terms of peace.
KJV: and desireth conditions of peace.
INT: for peace

Luke 19:38 N-NFS
GRK: ἐν οὐρανῷ εἰρήνη καὶ δόξα
NAS: OF THE LORD; Peace in heaven
KJV: the name of the Lord: peace in heaven,
INT: In heaven peace and glory

Luke 19:42 N-AFS
GRK: τὰ πρὸς εἰρήνην νῦν δὲ
NAS: even you, the things which make for peace! But now
KJV: [which belong] unto thy peace! but now
INT: the things for peace now moreover

Luke 24:36 N-NFS
GRK: λέγει αὐτοῖς Εἰρήνη ὑμῖν
NAS: and said to them, Peace be to you.
KJV: saith unto them, Peace [be] unto you.
INT: says to them Peace to you

John 14:27 N-AFS
GRK: Εἰρήνην ἀφίημι ὑμῖν
NAS: Peace I leave with you; My peace
KJV: Peace I leave with you,
INT: Peace I leave with you

John 14:27 N-AFS
GRK: ἀφίημι ὑμῖν εἰρήνην τὴν ἐμὴν
NAS: I leave with you; My peace I give
KJV: with you, my peace I give unto you:
INT: I leave with you peace my

John 16:33 N-AFS
GRK: ἐν ἐμοὶ εἰρήνην ἔχητε ἐν
NAS: that in Me you may have peace. In the world
KJV: me ye might have peace. In the world
INT: in me peace you might have In

John 20:19 N-NFS
GRK: λέγει αὐτοῖς Εἰρήνη ὑμῖν
NAS: and said to them, Peace [be] with you.
KJV: saith unto them, Peace [be] unto you.
INT: says to them Peace to you

John 20:21 N-NFS
GRK: Ἰησοῦς πάλιν Εἰρήνη ὑμῖν καθὼς
NAS: to them again, Peace [be] with you; as the Father
KJV: to them again, Peace [be] unto you: as
INT: Jesus again Peace to you as

John 20:26 N-NFS
GRK: καὶ εἶπεν Εἰρήνη ὑμῖν
NAS: and said, Peace [be] with you.
KJV: and said, Peace [be] unto you.
INT: and said Peace to you

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