Bible Verses About Friendship
This bible is filled with verses on friends and friendships. The scriptures are loaded with wisdom on how we should be friends with others through loyalty, kindness, generosity and more importantly with LOVE!
The bible also talks about bad friendships and what happens when we make friends with the wrong people.
There are also scriptures on friendship with God. We are so grateful to Him for referring to us as friends one we enter a relationship with Him.
We hope you enjoy these scriptures and that you will take the time to share them with your friends.
God Bless You!
Proverbs 24:26 “An honest answer is like a kiss of friendship.”
1 Samuel 20:17 “And Jonathan made David reaffirm his vow of friendship again, for Jonathan loved David as he loved himself.”
John 15:13 “There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”
Proverbs 17:17 “A friend is always loyal, and a brother is born to help in time of need.”
Proverbs 18:24 “There are “friends” who destroy each other,but a real friend sticks closer than a brother.”
Proverbs 17:9 “Love prospers when a fault is forgiven, but dwelling on it separates close friends.”
Proverbs 16:28 “A troublemaker plants seeds of strife; gossip separates the best of friends.”
Luke 6:31 “Do to others as you would like them to do to you.”
Proverbs 27:17 “As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.”
Romans 16:3-4 “Give my greetings to Priscilla and Aquila, my co-workers in the ministry of Christ Jesus. In fact, they once risked their lives for me. I am thankful to them, and so are all the Gentile churches.”
Proverbs 27:10 “Never abandon a friend—either yours or your father’s. When disaster strikes, you won’t have to ask your brother for assistance. It’s better to go to a neighbor than to a brother who lives far away.”
Hebrews 13:1-2 “Keep on loving each other as brothers and sisters. Don’t forget to show hospitality to strangers, for some who have done this have entertained angels without realizing it!”
1 Thessalonians 5:11 “So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing.”
Ephesians 4:32 “Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.”
Proverbs 12:25 “Worry weighs a person down; an encouraging word cheers a person up.”
Proverbs 15:22 “Plans go wrong for lack of advice; many advisers bring success.”
Proverbs 25:11 “Timely advice is lovely, like golden apples in a silver basket.”
Ecclesiastes 4:12 “A person standing alone can be attacked and defeated, but two can stand back-to-back and conquer. Three are even better, for a triple-braided cord is not easily broken.”
Bible Verses on Bad Friendships
Proverbs 22:24-25 “Don’t befriend angry people or associate with hot-tempered people, or you will learn to be like them and endanger your soul.”
1 Corinthians 15:33 “Don’t be fooled by those who say such things, for “bad company corrupts good character.”
Proverbs 13:20 “Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble.”
Proverbs 14:6-7 “A mocker seeks wisdom and never finds it,
but knowledge comes easily to those with understanding. Stay away from fools, for you won’t find knowledge on their lips.”
Proverbs 12:26 “The godly give good advice to their friends;
the wicked lead them astray.”
Proverbs 3:31-32 “Don’t envy violent people or copy their ways.
Such wicked people are detestable to the Lord, but he offers his friendship to the godly.”
Bible Verses on Friendship with God
John 15:15 “I no longer call you slaves, because a master doesn’t confide in his slaves. Now you are my friends, since I have told you everything the Father told me.”
Exodus 33:11 “Inside the Tent of Meeting, the Lord would speak to Moses face to face, as one speaks to a friend.”
Romans 5:10 “For since our friendship with God was restored by the death of his Son while we were still his enemies, we will certainly be saved through the life of his Son.”
John 15:12-15 “This is my commandment: Love each other in the same way I have loved you. There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. You are my friends if you do what I command. I no longer call you slaves, because a master doesn’t confide in his slaves. Now you are my friends, since I have told you everything the Father told me.”