42 Bible Verses about Friendship And Love
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Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.
A friend loves at all times,
And a brother is born for adversity.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend,
But deceitful are the kisses of an enemy.
“I am distressed for you, my brother Jonathan;
You have been very pleasant to me.
Your love to me was more wonderful
Than the love of women.
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.
You adulteresses, do you not know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.
Better is open rebuke
Than love that is concealed.
A man of too many friends comes to ruin,
But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
He who conceals a transgression seeks love,
But he who repeats a matter separates intimate friends.
No longer do I call you slaves, for the slave does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I have heard from My Father I have made known to you.
Many a man proclaims his own loyalty,
But who can find a trustworthy man?
The secret of the Lord is for those who fear Him,
And He will make them know His covenant.
Do not love the world nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
and the Scripture was fulfilled which says, “And Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him as righteousness,” and he was called the friend of God.
Do not trust in a neighbor;
Do not have confidence in a friend.
From her who lies in your bosom
Guard your lips.
The righteous is a guide to his neighbor,
But the way of the wicked leads them astray.
And not only this, but we also exult in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received the reconciliation.
Then the Lord said to me, “Go again, love a woman who is loved by her husband, yet an adulteress, even as the Lord loves the sons of Israel, though they turn to other gods and love raisin cakes.”
Do not forsake your own friend or your father’s friend,
And do not go to your brother’s house in the day of your calamity;
Better is a neighbor who is near than a brother far away.
Therefore encourage one another and build up one another, just as you also are doing.
“Let everyone be on guard against his neighbor,
And do not trust any brother;
Because every brother deals craftily,
And every neighbor goes about as a slanderer.
For I have come to have much joy and comfort in your love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed through you, brother.
Finally, brethren, rejoice, be made complete, be comforted, be like-minded, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.
I tell you, even though he will not get up and give him anything because he is his friend, yet because of his persistence he will get up and give him as much as he needs.
“I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem,
If you find my beloved,
As to what you will tell him:
For I am lovesick.”
that is, that I may be encouraged together with you while among you, each of us by the other’s faith, both yours and mine.
- Abandoning Friends
- Agape Love
- Bad Counsel
- Bad Friends
- Bad Influence
- Being A Friend
- Being In Love
- Being Loved
- Best Friends
- Best friend
- Brotherly Love
- Brothers Love
- Choosing Friends
- Communication In Marriage
- Encouraging One Another
- Encouraging Others
- Fake Friends
- Family And Friends
- Family Love
- Family Problems
- Fathers Love
- Finding Love
- Friends Failing
- Friendship And Trust
- Friendship Kjv
- God's Love For Us
- God's Things Revealed
- Good Friends
- Keeping Christ's Commands
- Losing A Friend
- Losing Friends
- Love And Family
- Love And Relationships
- Love Between Relatives