Not With People
Most Relevant Verses
Don’t make friends with an angry man,
and don’t be a companion of a hot-tempered man,
But Judah said to him, “The man specifically warned us: ‘You will not see me again unless your brother is with you.’
But if you will not send him, we will not go, for the man said to us, ‘You will not see me again unless your brother is with you.’”
Then you said to your servants, ‘If your younger brother does not come down with you, you will not see me again.’
We told him, ‘We cannot go down unless our younger brother goes with us. So if our younger brother isn’t with us, we cannot see the man.’
For how can I go back to my father without the boy? I could not bear to see the grief that would overwhelm my father.”
When he came from Jerusalem to meet the king, the king asked him, “Mephibosheth, why didn’t you come with me?”
From that moment many of His disciples turned back and no longer accompanied Him.
They went out from us, but they did not belong to us; for if they had belonged to us, they would have remained with us. However, they went out so that it might be made clear that none of them belongs to us.