Bible verses about Friendship

Wealth brings many friends, but a poor man’s friend deserts him. – Proverbs 19:4

The poor are shunned even by their neighbors, but the rich have many friends.- Proverbs 14:20

He who covers over an offense promotes love, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends. – Proverbs 17:9

A perverse man stirs up dissension, and a gossip separates close friends. – Proverbs 16:28

No one has love greater than this, that someone should surrender his soul in behalf of his friends. – John 15:13

There exist companions disposed to break one another to pieces, but there exists a friend sticking closer than a brother. – Proverbs 18:24

YOU are my friends if YOU do what I am commanding YOU. – John 15:14

Also, I say to YOU, Make friends for yourselves by means of the unrighteous riches, so that, when such fail, they may receive YOU into the everlasting dwelling places. – Luke 16:9

Adulteresses, do YOU not know that the friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever, therefore, wants to be a friend of the world is constituting himself an enemy of God. – James 4:4

I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you. – John 15:15

At this Peter opened his mouth and said: “For a certainty I perceive that God is not partial, but in every nation the man that fears him and works righteousness is acceptable to him. – Acts 10:34,35

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