P E A C E
that you will do us no harm, just as we did not harm you but always treated you well and sent you away peacefully. And now you are blessed by the Lord.”
But the Lord said to him, “Peace! Do not be afraid. You are not going to die.”
“So may all your enemies perish, Lord! But may all who love you be like the sun when it rises in its strength.” Then the land had peace forty years.
When you march up to attack a city, make its people an offer of peace.
“‘I will grant peace in the land, and you will lie down and no one will make you afraid. I will remove wild beasts from the land, and the sword will not pass through your country.
The priest answered them, “Go in peace. Your journey has the Lord’s approval.”