'Associate' in the Bible
and so that you do not associate with these nations remaining among you. Do not call on the names of their gods or make an oath to them; do not worship them or bow down to them.
For if you turn away and cling to the rest of these nations remaining among you, and if you intermarry or associate with them and they with you,
all of them from nations that the LORD had ordered the Israelis, "You are not to associate with them and they are not to associate with you, because they will most certainly turn your affections away to follow their gods." Solomon became deeply attached to them by falling in love.
Ahithophel served as an advisor to the king, Hushai the Archite was the king's trusted associate,
I do not sit with the worthlessor associate with hypocrites.
I hate the mob of evil men, and do not associate with the wicked.
When you see a thief,you make friends with him,and you associate with adulterers.
Lover and associate hast thou put far from me: my familiar friends are darkness.
He who goes about as a slanderer reveals secrets, Therefore do not associate with a gossip.
Don't make friends with a hot-tempered man, and do not associate with someone who is easily angered,
Don’t associate with those who drink too much wineor with those who gorge themselves on meat.
My son, fear the Lord, as well as the king,and don’t associate with rebels,
Your officials are rebels, they associate with thieves. All of them love bribery, and look for payoffs. They do not take up the cause of the orphan, or defend the rights of the widow.
Associate yourselves, O ye people, and ye shall be broken in pieces; and give ear, all ye of far countries: gird yourselves, and ye shall be broken in pieces; gird yourselves, and ye shall be broken in pieces.
To be sure, all who associate with it will be put to shame; and as for the craftsmen, they are only human. Let them all gather together and take their stand. Then let them be terrified they will be humiliated together.
Sword, awake against My shepherd,against the man who is My associate—this is the declaration of the Lord of Hosts.Strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered;I will also turn My hand against the little ones.
“How is it that You, a Jew, ask for a drink from me, a Samaritan woman?” she asked Him. For Jews do not associate with Samaritans.
But none of the rest dared to associate with them; however, the people held them in high esteem.
When he arrived in Jerusalem, he tried to associate with the disciples, but they were all afraid of him, since they did not believe he was a disciple.
Peter said to them, “You know it’s forbidden for a Jewish man to associate with or visit a foreigner. But God has shown me that I must not call any person common or unclean.
Associate with these men and purify yourself with them, and pay their expenses so that they can shave their heads. Then everybody will know that there is no truth in these stories about you, but that in your own actions you yourself scrupulously obey the Law.
Be in agreement with one another. Do not be proud; instead, associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own estimation.
I wrote to you in a letter not to associate with sexually immoral people.
But now I am writing you not to associate with anyone who claims to be a believer who is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or verbally abusive, a drunkard or a swindler. Do not even eat with such a person.
Do not refuse one another, unless perhaps it is just for a time and by mutual consent, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer and may then associate again; lest the Adversary begin to tempt you because of your deficiency in self-control.
Until some men arrived from James, he was in the habit of eating with the gentiles, but after those men came, he withdrew from the gentiles and would not associate with them any longer, because he was afraid of the circumcision party.
So do not associate or be sharers with them.
And if anyone does not obey our instruction in this letter, take note of that person; don’t associate with him, so that he may be ashamed.