Most Relevant Verses
Do not forsake thine own friend and thy father's friend, 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.
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.
for Demas has forsaken me, having loved this present world and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia.
For my father and my mother have left me, and the LORD has taken me up.
Thou hast put away mine acquaintances far from me; thou hast made me an abomination unto them; I am shut up, and I cannot come forth. My eye mourns by reason of affliction; LORD, I have called daily upon thee; I have stretched out my hands unto thee. Wilt thou show wonders to the dead? shall the dead arise and praise thee? Selah.read more.
Shall thy mercy be declared in the grave? or thy truth in hell? Shall thy wonder be known in darkness? and thy righteousness in the land of forgetfulness? But unto thee have I cried, O LORD; and in the morning shall my prayer come before thee. LORD, why dost thou cast off my soul? why dost thou hide thy face from me? I am afflicted and destitute; from my youth up I have feared thee and been in awe of thee. Thy fierce wrath goes over me; thy terrors have cut me off. They came round about me daily like water; they compassed me about together. Thou hast put lover and friend far from me, and placed my acquaintances into darkness.
Let your conversation be without covetousness, and be content with such things as ye have; for he has said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
Be not deceived: evil companions corrupt good character.
The man that has friends must show himself to be a friend, and there is a friend that sticks closer than a brother.
Therefore thou hast forsaken thy people the house of Jacob, because they are replenished from the east and are soothsayers like the Philistines, and they please themselves in the children of strangers.
who forsakes the prince of her youth and forgets the covenant of her God.
For even thy brethren, and the house of thy father, even they have dealt treacherously with thee, even they have raised their voice after thee, O congregation; do not believe them, when they speak fair words unto thee.