The man of many friends [a friend of all the world] will prove himself a bad friend, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
Proverbs 18: 24
Make no friendships with a man given to anger, and with a wrathful man do not associate.
Proverbs 22: 24
A friend loves at all times, and is born, as is a brother, for adversity.
Proverbs 17: 17
They have testified before the church of your love and friendship. You will do well to forward them on their journey [and you will please do so] in a way worthy of God's [service].
3 John 1: 6
And the Lord spoke to Moses face to face, as a man speaks to his friend. Moses returned to the camp, but his minister Joshua son of Nun, a young man, did not depart from the [temporary prayer] tent.
Exodus 33: 11
A perverse man sows strife, and a whisperer separates close friends.
Proverbs 16: 28
He who covers and forgives an offense seeks love, but he who repeats or harps on a matter separates even close friends.
Proverbs 17: 9
No one has greater love [no one has shown stronger affection] than to lay down (give up) his own life for his friends.
John 15: 13
You are My friends if you keep on doing the things which I command you to do.
John 15: 14
No longer do I call you servants, for a servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I heard from My Father I have made known to you
John 15: 15(NKJV)
I am a companion of all those who fear, revere, and worship You, and of those who observe and give heed to Your precepts.
Psalm 119: 63
Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but the kisses of an enemy are lavish and deceitful.
Proverbs 27: 6
Oil and perfume rejoice the heart; so does the sweetness of a friend's counsel that comes from the heart.
Proverbs 27: 9
As iron sharpens iron, so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend.
Proverbs 27: 17(NKJV)
God is faithful (reliable, trustworthy, and therefore ever true to His promise, and He can be depended on); by Him you were called into companionship and participation with His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
1 Corinthians 1: 9
Adulterers and adulteresses! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.
James 4: 4(NKJV)
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