The Lord of peace himself (auto o kurio th eirhnh). See 1 Thessalonians 5:23 for the God of peace himself. Give you peace (doih umin thn eirhnhn). Second aorist active optative (Koin) of didwmi, not dwh (subjunctive). So also Romans 15:5 ; 2 Timothy 1:162 Timothy 1:18 . The Lord Jesus whose characteristic is peace, can alone give real peace to the heart and to the world. ( John 14:27 ).