Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
These things said he: and after that he saith unto them, Our friend Lazarus sleepeth; but I go, that I may awake him out of sleep.
He that hath the bride is the bridegroom: but the friend of the bridegroom, that standeth and heareth him, rejoiceth greatly because of the bridegroom's voice: this my joy therefore is made full.
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
And Jehovah spake unto Moses face to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend. And he turned again into the camp: but his minister Joshua, the son of Nun, a young man, departed not out of the Tent.
2 Chronicles 20:7
Didst not thou, O our God, drive out the inhabitants of this land before thy people Israel, and give it to the seed of Abraham thy friend for ever?
But thou, Israel, my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham my friend,
and the scripture was fulfilled which saith, And Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned unto him for righteousness; and he was called the friend of God.
Now Jesus had spoken of his death: but they thought that he spake of taking rest in sleep.
And Jehovah said unto Moses, Behold, thou shalt sleep with thy fathers; and this people will rise up, and play the harlot after the strange gods of the land, whither they go to be among them, and will forsake me, and break my covenant which I have made with them.
And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.
he said, Give place: for the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn.
And when he was entered in, he saith unto them, Why make ye a tumult, and weep? the child is not dead, but sleepeth.
And he kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep.
1 Corinthians 15:18
Then they also that are fallen asleep in Christ have perished.
1 Thessalonians 4:14
For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also that are fallen asleep in Jesus will God bring with him.
1 Thessalonians 5:10
who died for us, that, whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with him.