Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Ephesians 2:17 in English Standard Version "And he came and preached peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near." De 4:7 For what great nation is there that has a god so near to it as the Lord our God is to us, whenever we call upon him? Ps 148:14 He has raised up a horn for his people, praise for all his saints, for the people of Israel who are near to him. Praise the Lord! Isa 57:19 creating the fruit of the lips. Peace, peace, to the far and to the near,” says the Lord, “and I will heal him. Eph 2:13 But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.