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23 Bible Verses about Friendlessness
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Because of all my adversaries, I have become a reproach,
Especially to my neighbors,
And an object of dread to my acquaintances;
Those who see me in the street flee from me.
I am forgotten as a dead man, out of mind;
I am like a broken vessel.
“He has removed my brothers far from me,
And my acquaintances are completely estranged from me.
“My relatives have failed,
And my intimate friends have forgotten me.
“Those who live in my house and my maids consider me a stranger.
I am a foreigner in their sight.
“I call to my servant, but he does not answer;
I have to implore him with my mouth.
“My breath is offensive to my wife,
And I am loathsome to my own brothers.
“Even young children despise me;
I rise up and they speak against me.
“All my associates abhor me,
And those I love have turned against me.
For I have heard the whispering of many,
“Terror on every side!
Denounce him; yes, let us denounce him!”
All my trusted friends,
Watching for my fall, say:
“Perhaps he will be deceived, so that we may prevail against him
And take our revenge on him.”
He said, “I have been very zealous for the Lord, the God of hosts; for the sons of Israel have forsaken Your covenant, torn down Your altars and killed Your prophets with the sword. And I alone am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.”
He was despised and forsaken of men,
A man of sorrows and acquainted with grief;
And like one from whom men hide their face
He was despised, and we did not esteem Him.
But all this has taken place to fulfill the Scriptures of the prophets.” Then all the disciples left Him and fled.
Behold, an hour is coming, and has already come, for you to be scattered, each to his own home, and to leave Me alone; and yet I am not alone, because the Father is with Me.
for Demas, having loved this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica; Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia. Only Luke is with me. Pick up Mark and bring him with you, for he is useful to me for service.
Then the Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone; I will make him a helper suitable for him.”
Now it came about when he had finished speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as himself.
“Now there was a rich man, and he habitually dressed in purple and fine linen, joyously living in splendor every day.