Scriptures on Friendship

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Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others. (Philippians 2:4)

Speak to one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs. (Ephesians 5:19)

Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. (Ephesians 5:21)

Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some people have entertained angels without knowing it. (Hebrews 13:2)

A righteous man is cautious in friendship, but the way of the wicked leads them astray. (Proverbs 12:26)

I do not sit with deceitful men, nor do I consort with hypocrites; I abhor the assembly of evil doers and refuse to sit with the wicked. (Psalm 26:4-5)

A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. (Proverbs 18:24)

As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17)

Two are better than one, because they have good return for their work: If one falls down, his friend can help him up! (Ecclesiastes 4:9-10)

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. (Proverbs 17:17)

Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of one’s friend springs from his earnest counsel. (Proverbs 27:9)

Seldom set foot in your neighbors house – too much of you, and he will hate you. (Proverbs 25:17)

Do not forsake your friend and the friend of your father, and do not go to your brother’s house when disaster strikes you – better a neighbor nearby than a brother far away. (Proverbs 27:10)

How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity! (Psalm 133:1)

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