'Associate' in the Bible
or associate with these nations that remain near you. You must not invoke or make solemn declarations by the names of their gods! You must not worship or bow down to them!
I do not associate with deceitful men, or consort with those who are dishonest.
I hate the mob of evil men, and do not associate with the wicked.
When you see a thief, you join him; you associate with men who are unfaithful to their wives.
The one who goes about gossiping reveals secrets; therefore do not associate with someone who is always opening his mouth.
Do not make friends with an angry person, and do not associate with a wrathful person,
Fear the Lord, my child, as well as the king, and do not 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.
"Awake, sword, against my shepherd, against the man who is my associate," says the Lord who rules over all. Strike the shepherd that the flock may be scattered; I will turn my hand against the insignificant ones.
When he arrived in Jerusalem, he attempted to associate with the disciples, and they were all afraid of him, because they did not believe that he was a disciple.
He said to them, "You know that it is unlawful for a Jew to associate with or visit a Gentile, yet God has shown me that I should call no person defiled or ritually unclean.
Live in harmony with one another; do not be haughty but associate with the lowly. Do not be conceited.
I wrote you in my letter not to associate with sexually immoral people.
But now I am writing to you not to associate with anyone who calls himself a Christian who is sexually immoral, or greedy, or an idolater, or verbally abusive, or a drunkard, or a swindler. Do not even eat with such a person.
But if anyone does not obey our message through this letter, take note of him and do not associate closely with him, so that he may be ashamed.