Best Friends

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Job 19:19

All the men of my council and my familiar friends abhor me; those whom I loved are turned against me.

Psalm 88:8

You have put my [familiar] friends far from me; You have made me an abomination to them. I am shut up, and I cannot come forth.

Psalm 25:14

The secret [of the sweet, satisfying companionship] of the Lord have they who fear (revere and worship) Him, and He will show them His covenant and reveal to them its [deep, inner] meaning.

James 2:23

And [so] the Scripture was fulfilled that says, Abraham believed in (adhered to, trusted in, and relied on) God, and this was accounted to him as righteousness (as conformity to God's will in thought and deed), and he was called God's friend.

Jeremiah 9:4

Let everyone beware of his neighbor and put no trust in any brother. For every brother is an utter and complete supplanter (one who takes by the heel and trips up, a deceiver, a Jacob), and every neighbor goes about as a slanderer.

Job 2:11

Now when Job's three friends heard of all this evil that was come upon him, they came each one from his own place, Eliphaz the Temanite and Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naamathite, for they had made an appointment together to come to condole with him and to comfort him.

Job 29:4

As I was in the [prime] ripeness of my days, when the friendship and counsel of God were over my tent,

John 15:15

I do not call you servants (slaves) any longer, for the servant does not know what his master is doing (working out). But I have called you My friends, because I have made known to you everything that I have heard from My Father. [I have revealed to you everything that I have learned from Him.]

Proverbs 22:11

He who loves purity and the pure in heart and who is gracious in speech -- "because of the grace of his lips will he have the king for his friend.

Proverbs 19:7

All the brothers of a poor man detest him -- "how much more do his friends go far from him! He pursues them with words, but they are gone.

Psalm 55:12

For it is not an enemy who reproaches and taunts me -- "then I might bear it; nor is it one who has hated me who insolently vaunts himself against me -- "then I might hide from him.

John 3:29

He who has the bride is the bridegroom; but the groomsman who stands by and listens to him rejoices greatly and heartily on account of the bridegroom's voice. This then is my pleasure and joy, and it is now complete.

Ecclesiastes 4:10

For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up!

Luke 16:9

And I tell you, make friends for yourselves by means of unrighteous mammon ( deceitful riches, money, possessions), so that when it fails, they [those you have favored] may receive and welcome you into the everlasting habitations (dwellings).

1 Samuel 18:1

When David had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own life.

Luke 23:12

And that very day Herod and Pilate became friends with each other -- "[though] they had been at enmity before this.

Proverbs 27:14

The flatterer who loudly praises and glorifies his neighbor, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted as cursing him [for he will be suspected of sinister purposes].

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