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23 Bible Verses about Friendlessness
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I am ridiculed by all my adversaries
and even by my neighbors.
I am dreaded by my acquaintances;
those who see me in the street run from me. I am forgotten: gone from memory
like a dead person—like broken pottery.
He has removed my brothers from me;
my acquaintances have abandoned me. My relatives stop coming by,
and my close friends have forgotten me. My house guests and female servants regard me as a stranger;
I am a foreigner in their sight.read more.
I call for my servant, but he does not answer,
even if I beg him with my own mouth. My breath is offensive to my wife,
and my own family finds me repulsive. Even young boys scorn me.
When I stand up, they mock me. All of my best friends despise me,
and those I love have turned against me.
For I have heard the gossip of many people,
“Terror is on every side!
Report him; let’s report him!”
Everyone I trusted watches for my fall.
“Perhaps he will be deceived
so that we might prevail against him
and take our vengeance on him.”
He replied, “I have been very zealous for the Lord God of Hosts, but the Israelites have abandoned Your covenant, torn down Your altars, and killed Your prophets with the sword. I alone am left, and they are looking for me to take my life.”
He was despised and rejected by men,
a man of suffering who knew what sickness was.
He was like someone people turned away from;
He was despised, and we didn’t value Him.
But all this has happened so that the prophetic Scriptureswould be fulfilled.” Then all the disciples deserted Him and ran away.
Look: An hour is coming, and has come, when each of you will be scattered to his own home, and you will leave Me alone. Yet I am not alone, because the Father is with Me.
for Demas has deserted me, because he loved this present world, and has gone to Thessalonica. Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia. Only Luke is with me. Bring Mark with you, for he is useful to me in the ministry.
Then the Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper as his complement.”