Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thine own friend, and thy father's friend, forsake not; neither go into thy brother's house in the day of thy calamity: for better is a neighbour that is near than a brother far off.
2 Samuel 19:24
Mephibosheth, the son of Saul, also came down to meet the king and had neither washed his feet nor trimmed his beard nor washed his clothes, from the day the king departed until the day he came again in peace.
2 Samuel 21:7
But the king spared Mephibosheth, the son of Jonathan, the son of Saul, because of the LORD's oath that was between them, between David and Jonathan the son of Saul.
1 Kings 12:6
Then King Rehoboam consulted with the old men that had stood before Solomon, his father, while he yet lived, and said, How do ye advise that I may answer this people?
2 Chronicles 24:22
Thus Joash, the king, did not remember the mercy which Jehoiada, his father, had done to him but slew his son; who said when he died, The LORD look upon it and require it.
But thou, Israel, my slave, Jacob whom I have chosen, art the seed of Abraham my friend.
thus hath the LORD said, What iniquity have your fathers found in me that they are gone far from me and have walked after vanity and are become vain?
All the brethren of the poor hate him; how much more shall his friends separate themselves from him? He shall seek their friendship and not find it.
Now ye are certainly as they; ye have seen the torment and are afraid.
But thou should not have looked on the day of thy brother in the day that he became a stranger; neither should thou have rejoiced over the sons of Judah in the day they were lost; neither should thou have spoken proudly in the day of distress.
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
The man that has friends must show himself to be a friend, and there is a friend that sticks closer than a brother.
And Jesus answering said, A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his raiment and wounded him and departed, leaving him half dead.
And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together and they vowed under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.
And likewise a Levite, when he came near the place and looked on him, he passed by on the other side.