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25 Bible Verses about Being A Friend

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Proverbs 22:24-25

Do not make friends with an angry person, and do not associate with a wrathful person, lest you learn his ways and entangle yourself in a snare.

John 15:12-15

My commandment is this -- to love one another just as I have loved you. No one has greater love than this -- that one lays down his life for his friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you.read more.
I no longer call you slaves, because the slave does not understand what his master is doing. But I have called you friends, because I have revealed to you everything I heard from my Father.

1 Samuel 18:1-3

When David had finished talking with Saul, Jonathan and David became bound together in close friendship. Jonathan loved David as much as he did his own life. Saul retained David on that day and did not allow him to return to his father's house. Jonathan made a covenant with David, for he loved him as much as he did his own life.

Ecclesiastes 4:9-10

Two people are better than one, because they can reap more benefit from their labor. For if they fall, one will help his companion up, but pity the person who falls down and has no one to help him up.

Proverbs 27:5-6

Better is open rebuke than hidden love. Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but the kisses of an enemy are excessive.

John 13:34-35

"I give you a new commandment -- to love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. Everyone will know by this that you are my disciples -- if you have love for one another."

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12

Two people are better than one, because they can reap more benefit from their labor. For if they fall, one will help his companion up, but pity the person who falls down and has no one to help him up. Furthermore, if two lie down together, they can keep each other warm, but how can one person keep warm by himself?read more.
Although an assailant may overpower one person, two can withstand him. Moreover, a three-stranded cord is not quickly broken.

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