A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.
Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil.
1 Corinthians 15:33
Do not be deceived: “Bad company ruins good morals.”
1 Thessalonians 5:11
Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.
Oil and perfume make the heart glad, and the sweetness of a friend comes from his earnest counsel.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend; profuse are the kisses of an enemy.
He who withholds kindness from a friend forsakes the fear of the Almighty.
Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.
A dishonest man spreads strife, and a whisperer separates close friends.
And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works.
Make no friendship with a man given to anger, nor go with a wrathful man.
Whoever covers an offense seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates close friends.
One who is righteous is a guide to his neighbor, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.
And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them.
You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.
That is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith, both yours and mine.
Do not forsake your friend and 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 who is far away.
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