45 Bible Verses about Family And Friends
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And ye shall be betrayed both by parents, and brethren, and kinsfolks, and friends; and some of you shall they cause to be put to death.
For my brethren and companions' sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee.
A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
For even thy brethren, and the house of thy father, even they have dealt treacherously with thee; yea, they have called a multitude after thee: believe them not, though they speak fair words unto thee.
A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.
And a man's foes shall be they of his own household.
I am become a stranger unto my brethren, and an alien unto my mother's children.
My kinsfolk have failed, and my familiar friends have forgotten me.
And they said unto her, There is none of thy kindred that is called by this name.
But it was thou, a man mine equal, my guide, and mine acquaintance.
Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me.
My lovers and my friends stand aloof from my sore; and my kinsmen stand afar off.
And when his friends heard of it, they went out to lay hold on him: for they said, He is beside himself.
Thine own friend, and thy father's friend, forsake not; neither go into thy brother's house in the day of thy calamity: for better is a neighbour that is near than a brother far off.
Howbeit Jesus suffered him not, but saith unto him, Go home to thy friends, and tell them how great things the Lord hath done for thee, and hath had compassion on thee.
And I looked, and rose up, and said unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, Be not ye afraid of them: remember the Lord, which is great and terrible, and fight for your brethren, your sons, and your daughters, your wives, and your houses.
Then said he also to him that bade him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours; lest they also bid thee again, and a recompence be made thee.
And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans so?
And another also said, Lord, I will follow thee; but let me first go bid them farewell, which are at home at my house.
The righteous is more excellent than his neighbour: but the way of the wicked seduceth them.
Take ye heed every one of his neighbour, and trust ye not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbour will walk with slanders.
And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or parents, or brethren, or wife, or children, for the kingdom of God's sake,
Trust ye not in a friend, put ye not confidence in a guide: keep the doors of thy mouth from her that lieth in thy bosom.
Return to thine own house, and shew how great things God hath done unto thee. And he went his way, and published throughout the whole city how great things Jesus had done unto him.
All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursueth them with words, yet they are wanting to him.
If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
And the LORD turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends: also the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.
Then Job answered the LORD, and said,
Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you.
Wealth maketh many friends; but the poor is separated from his neighbour.
Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.
He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.
God setteth the solitary in families: he bringeth out those which are bound with chains: but the rebellious dwell in a dry land.
The poor is hated even of his own neighbour: but the rich hath many friends.
As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.
When my father and my mother forsake me, then the LORD will take me up.
And it came to pass, when he began to reign, as soon as he sat on his throne, that he slew all the house of Baasha: he left him not one that pisseth against a wall, neither of his kinsfolks, nor of his friends.
Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman:
There is one alone, and there is not a second; yea, he hath neither child nor brother: yet is there no end of all his labour; neither is his eye satisfied with riches; neither saith he, For whom do I labour, and bereave my soul of good? This is also vanity, yea, it is a sore travail.
He hath put my brethren far from me, and mine acquaintance are verily estranged from me.
And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.
And thou, Pashur, and all that dwell in thine house shall go into captivity: and thou shalt come to Babylon, and there thou shalt die, and shalt be buried there, thou, and all thy friends, to whom thou hast prophesied lies.
Also against his three friends was his wrath kindled, because they had found no answer, and yet had condemned Job.
And he answered and said unto them, My mother and my brethren are these which hear the word of God, and do it.
And David said, Is there yet any that is left of the house of Saul, that I may shew him kindness for Jonathan's sake?
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