2 Thessalonians 3:16

Now the Lord of peace himself give you peace always by all means. The Lord be with you all.
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AD 400
In his usual way, Paul encourages them with good wishes as his dearest children, praying that peace will always be with them, which is the guide to eternal life. The Lord has promised to be with those who are peaceful.

John Chrysostom

AD 407
See how, when he mentions the things that are to be done, he sets his mark upon them by prayer, adding prayer and supplication, like certain marks set upon things that are laid up. Give you peace, he says, at all times, in all ways. For since it was likely that contentions would arise from these things, those men becoming exasperated, and the others not supplying such persons so readily as formerly, he with good reason now offered this prayer for them, saying, Give you peace at all times. For this is what is sought, that they may ever have it. In every way, says he. What is, in every? So that they may have no occasion of contention from any quarter. For everywhere peace is a good thing, even towards those who are without. For hear him elsewhere saying, If it be possible, as much as in you lies, be at peace with all men. Romans 12:18 For nothing is so conducive to the right performance of the things which we wish, as to be peaceable and undisturbed, and to be flee from all hatred, and t...

Nicholas of Lyra

AD 1349
May the Lord be with all of you: That is, at the present time and in the future glory.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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