For to us a child is born,(A)
    to us a son is given,(B)
    and the government(C) will be on his shoulders.(D)
And he will be called
    Wonderful Counselor,(E) Mighty God,(F)
    Everlasting(G) Father,(H) Prince of Peace.(I)

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How beautiful on the mountains(A)
    are the feet of those who bring good news,(B)
who proclaim peace,(C)
    who bring good tidings,
    who proclaim salvation,
who say to Zion,
    “Your God reigns!”(D)

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But he was pierced(A) for our transgressions,(B)
    he was crushed(C) for our iniquities;
the punishment(D) that brought us peace(E) was on him,
    and by his wounds(F) we are healed.(G)

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And he will be our peace(A)
    when the Assyrians invade(B) our land
    and march through our fortresses.
We will raise against them seven shepherds,
    even eight commanders,(C)

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79 to shine on those living in darkness
    and in the shadow of death,(A)
to guide our feet into the path of peace.”(B)

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27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you.(A) I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled(B) and do not be afraid.

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Peace and Hope

Therefore, since we have been justified(A) through faith,(B) we[a] have peace(C) with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 5:1 Many manuscripts let us
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14 For he himself is our peace,(A) who has made the two groups one(B) and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility,

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17 He came and preached peace(A) to you who were far away and peace to those who were near.(B)

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