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Even my friend in whom I trusted,
one who ate my bread,
has raised his heel against me.
Do not rely on a friend;
don’t trust in a close companion.
Seal your mouth
from the woman who lies in your arms.
A friend loves at all times,
and a brother is born for a difficult time.
No one has greater love than this, that someone would lay down his life for his friends.
The wounds of a friend are trustworthy,
but the kisses of an enemy are excessive.
A contrary man spreads conflict,
and a gossip separates close friends.
Oil and incense bring joy to the heart,
and the sweetness of a friend is better than self-counsel.
Whoever conceals an offense promotes love,
but whoever gossips about it separates friends.
A righteous man is careful in dealing with his neighbor,
but the ways of the wicked lead them astray.
A man with many friends may be harmed,
but there is a friend who stays closer than a brother.
The secret counsel of the Lord
is for those who fear Him,
and He reveals His covenant to them.
So the Scripture was fulfilled that says, Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him for righteousness, and he was called God’s friend.
Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.
Everyone has to be on guard against his friend.
Don’t trust any brother,
for every brother will certainly deceive,
and every friend spread slander.
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.
Don’t abandon your friend or your father’s friend,
and don’t go to your brother’s house
in your time of calamity;
better a neighbor nearby than a brother far away.
Don’t make friends with an angry man,
and don’t be a companion of a hot-tempered man,
I do not call you slaves anymore, because a slave doesn’t know what his masteris doing. I have called you friends, because I have made known to you everything I have heard from My Father.
Many a man proclaims his own loyalty,
but who can find a trustworthy man?
All the brothers of a poor man hate him;
how much more do his friends
keep their distance from him!
He may pursue them with words,
but they are not there.
He who has the bride is the groom. But the groom’s friend, who stands by and listens for him, rejoices greatly at the groom’s voice. So this joy of mine is complete.
Do not be deceived: “Bad company corrupts good morals.”
The one who walks with the wise will become wise,
but a companion of fools will suffer harm.
And I tell you, make friends for yourselves by means of the unrighteous money so that when it fails, they may welcome you into eternal dwellings.
An offended brother is harder to reach
than a fortified city,
and quarrels are like the bars of a fortress.
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