Friendship And Trust
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Trust not in a neighbor; put no confidence in a friend. Keep the doors of your mouth from her who lies in your bosom.
Let everyone beware of his neighbor and put no trust in any brother. For every brother is an utter and complete supplanter (one who takes by the heel and trips up, a deceiver, a Jacob), and every neighbor goes about as a slanderer.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but the kisses of an enemy are lavish and deceitful.
Even my own familiar friend, in whom I trusted (relied on and was confident), who ate of my bread, has lifted up his heel against me.
That is, that we may be mutually strengthened and encouraged and comforted by each other's faith, both yours and mine.
The secret [of the sweet, satisfying companionship] of the Lord have they who fear (revere and worship) Him, and He will show them His covenant and reveal to them its [deep, inner] meaning.
And they rose early in the morning and went out into the Wilderness of Tekoa; and as they went out, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and you inhabitants of Jerusalem! Believe in the Lord your God and you shall be established; believe and remain steadfast to His prophets and you shall prosper.
A brother offended is harder to be won over than a strong city, and [their] contentions separate them like the bars of a castle.
Many a man proclaims his own loving-kindness and goodness, but a faithful man who can find?
The man of many friends [a friend of all the world] will prove himself a bad friend, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
Do not love or cherish the world or the things that are in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in him.
You will be delivered up and betrayed even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and [some] of you they will put to death.
My son, [reverently] fear the Lord and the king, and do not associate with those who are given to change [of allegiance, and are revolutionary],
Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble is like a broken tooth or a foot out of joint.
Acquaint now yourself with Him [agree with God and show yourself to be conformed to His will] and be at peace; by that [you shall prosper and great] good shall come to you.
And, beloved, if our consciences (our hearts) do not accuse us [if they do not make us feel guilty and condemn us], we have confidence (complete assurance and boldness) before God,
In the reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord there is strong confidence, and His children shall always have a place of refuge.
Make no friendships with a man given to anger, and with a wrathful man do not associate,
And Jonathan, Saul's son, rose and went into the wood to David [at Horesh] and strengthened his hand in God.
But you, beloved, build yourselves up [founded] on your most holy faith [ make progress, rise like an edifice higher and higher], praying in the Holy Spirit;
Your own friend and your father's friend, forsake them not; neither go to your brother's house in the day of your calamity. Better is a neighbor who is near [in spirit] than a brother who is far off [in heart].
Therefore encourage (admonish, exhort) one another and edify (strengthen and build up) one another, just as you are doing.
Live in harmony with one another; do not be haughty (snobbish, high-minded, exclusive), but readily adjust yourself to [people, things] and give yourselves to humble tasks. Never overestimate yourself or be wise in your own conceits.
And the Lord spoke to Moses face to face, as a man speaks to his friend. Moses returned to the camp, but his minister Joshua son of Nun, a young man, did not depart from the [temporary prayer] tent.
All the men of your confederacy (your allies) have brought you on your way, even to the border; the men who were at peace with you have deceived you and prevailed against you; they who eat your bread have laid a snare under you. There is no understanding [in Edom, or] of it.
- Abandoning Friends
- Bad Counsel
- Bad Friends
- Bad Influence
- Being A Friend
- Believing In Yourself
- Best Friends
- Best friend
- Encouraging One Another
- Encouraging Others
- Fake Friends
- Family And Friends
- Friends Failing
- Friendship And Love
- Friendship Kjv
- God's Things Revealed
- Good Friends
- Hurt And Betrayal
- Losing A Friend
- Losing Friends
- Protecting Your Family
- Self Esteem
- True Friends
- Trusting Other People
- Trusting Others
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