Most Relevant Verses
Never abandon your friend nor your father's friend, and don't go to your brother's house in times of trouble. A neighbor who is near is better than a brother who lives far away.
All the relatives of a poor person shun him how much more do his friends avoid him! Though he runs after them pleading, they aren't around.
because Demas, having fallen in love with this present world, has abandoned me and has gone to Thessalonica. Crescens has gone to Galatia, and Titus to Dalmatia.
Though my father and my mother abandoned me, the LORD gathers me up.
You caused my acquaintances to shun me; you make me extremely abhorrent to them. Restrained, I am unable to go out. My eyes languish on account of my affliction; all day long I call out to you, LORD, I spread out my hands to you. Can you perform wonders for the dead? Can departed spirits stand up to praise you? Interluderead more.
Can your gracious love be declared in the grave or your faithfulness in Abaddon? Can your awesome deeds be known in darkness or your righteousness in the land of oblivion? As for me, I cry out to you LORD, and in the morning my prayer greets you. Why, LORD, have you rejected me? Why have you hidden your face from me? Since my youth I have been oppressed and in danger of death. I bear your dread and am overwhelmed. Your burning anger overwhelms me; your terrors destroy me. Like waters, they engulf me all day long; they surround me on all sides. You caused my friend and neighbor to shun me; and my acquaintances are confused. An instruction. By Ethan, the Ezrahite
Keep your lives free from the love of money, and be content with what you have, for God has said, "I will never leave you or abandon you."
Stop being deceived: "Wicked friends lead to evil ends."
A man with many friends can still be ruined, but a true friend sticks closer than a brother.
For you have rejected your people, the house of Jacob, because they are filled with practices learned from the East and they are fortune-tellers like the Philistines. They cut deals with foreigners.
someone who abandoned the companion of her youth and forgot the covenant of her God.
Indeed, even your brothers and your father's family conspire against you. Even they cry out after you loudly. Don't believe them, even though they speak friendly words to you.