Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.
I am a companion of all them that fear thee, and of them that observe thy precepts.
Be not deceived: Evil company doth corrupt good manners.
Better is open rebuke than love that is hidden.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend: but the kisses of an enemy are profuse.
Thine own friend, and thy father’s friend, forsake not; and go not to thy brother’s house in the day of thy calamity: better is a neighbour that is near than a brother far off.
Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour.
For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth, and hath not another to lift him up.
Walk with wise men, and thou shalt be wise: but the companion of fools shall smart for it.
A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.
13 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
14 Ye are my friends, if ye do the things which I command you.
15 No longer do I call you servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I heard from my Father I have made known unto you.
Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man’s friend that cometh of hearty counsel.
Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.
No man hath beheld God at any time: if we love one another, God abideth in us, and his love is perfected in us:
1 Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!
2 It is like the precious oil upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron’s beard; that came down upon the skirt of his garments;
3 Like the dew of Hermon, that cometh down upon the mountains of Zion: for there the LORD commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.
Make no friendship with a man that is given to anger; and with a wrathful man thou shalt not go:
Lest thou learn his ways, and get a snare to thy soul.
Most men wilt proclaim every one his own kindness: but a faithful man who can find?
16 Hereby know we love, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
17 But whoso hath the world’s goods, and beholdeth his brother in need, and shutteth up his compassion from him, how doth the love of God abide in him?
18 My little children, let us not love in word, neither with the tongue; but in deed and truth.
This is my commandment, that ye love one another, even as I have loved you.
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
He that maketh many friends doeth it to his own destruction: but there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.
and the scripture was fulfilled which saith, And Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned unto him for righteousness; and he was called the friend of God.
Wealth addeth many friends: but the poor is separated from his friend.
In love of the brethren be tenderly affectioned one to another; in honour preferring one another;