Choosing Friends

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 27:5-6

Better an open reprimand than concealed love. The wounds of a friend are trustworthy, but the kisses of an enemy are excessive.

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.

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.

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