Bad Friends

Most Relevant Verses

Ecclesiastes 4:9-10

Two are better than one because they have a good reward for their efforts. For if either falls, his companion can lift him up; but pity the one who falls without another to lift him up.

Proverbs 14:6-7

A mocker seeks wisdom and doesn’t find it,
but knowledge comes easily to the perceptive. Stay away from a foolish man;
you will gain no knowledge from his speech.

Proverbs 22:24-25

Don’t make friends with an angry man,
and don’t be a companion of a hot-tempered man, or you will learn his ways
and entangle yourself in a snare.

Job 2:11

Now when Job’s three friends—Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite—heard about all this adversity that had happened to him, each of them came from his home. They met together to go and sympathize with him and comfort him.

1 Corinthians 5:11

But now I am writing you not to associate with anyone who claims to be a believer who is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or verbally abusive, a drunkard or a swindler. Do not even eat with such a person.

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