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Friendship Bible Verses

Friends are God’s most precious gifts. They enrich your life, cheer your successes and lift your spirits when you encounter hard times. These Bible verses about friendship will remind you of the need to develop and nurture the relationships in your life.

Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

- Hebrews 13:1-2

My go-between, my friend. While my eyes drip tears to God, let him plead with God for a human being, like a person pleads for a friend.

- Job 16:20-21 (The Daily Life Bible)

And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.

- Hebrews 13:16

Stand still and consider the wondrous works of God.

- Job 37:14

Timely advice is as lovely as golden apples in a silver basket.

- Proverbs 25:11

So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing.

- 1 Thessalonians 5:11

A cheerful look brings joy to the heart; good news makes for good health.

- Proverbs 15:30

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but harsh words stir up anger.

- Proverbs 15:1

Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.

- Ephesians 4:32

Patience can persuade a prince, and soft speech can crush strong opposition.

- Proverbs 25:15

Some people make cutting remarks, but the words of the wise bring healing.

- Proverbs 12:18

The Lord hates those who don't keep their word, but he delights in those who do.

- I Peter 4:8

Worry weighs a person down; an encouraging word cheers a person up.

- Proverbs 12:25

Do for others what you would like them to do for you. This is a summary of all that is taught in the law and the prophets.

- Matthew 7:12

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