Bible Verses about Good Friends

Compiled by The BibleStudyTools Staff on 09/19/2019

What does the Bible say about Good Friends? Discover the top Bible verses about Good Friends from the Old and New Testaments. Read through the biblical references of Good Friends to learn more about its meaning and significance. May you find some insight from these related scripture quotes!

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33 Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.”
John 15:13 - Greater Love
13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.
33 Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.”
34 Come back to your senses as you ought, and stop sinning; for there are some who are ignorant of God—I say this to your shame.
15 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 15:13 - Greater Love
12 My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.
13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.
14 You are my friends if you do what I command.
15 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.
24 One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
26 The righteous choose their friends carefully, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.
28 A perverse person stirs up conflict, and a gossip separates close friends.
9 Whoever would foster love covers over an offense, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.
24 Do not make friends with a hot-tempered person, do not associate with one easily angered,
25 or you may learn their ways and get yourself ensnared.
Ecclesiastes 4:9-10
9 Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor:
10 If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up.
Ecclesiastes 4:9-10
9 Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor:
10 If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up.
11 Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm. But how can one keep warm alone?
12 Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.
11 When Job’s three friends, Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naamathite, heard about all the troubles that had come upon him, they set out from their homes and met together by agreement to go and sympathize with him and comfort him.
Your Daily Verse - Proverbs 17:17
17 A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity.
Iron Sharpens Iron
17 As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.
6 Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses.
15 if I am delayed, you will know how people ought to conduct themselves in God’s household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.
John 8:32
32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
54 Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise them up at the last day.
3 Isn’t this the carpenter? Isn’t this Mary’s son and the brother of James, Joseph, Judas and Simon? Aren’t his sisters here with us?” And they took offense at him.
19 I saw none of the other apostles—only James, the Lord’s brother.
11 My name will be great among the nations, from where the sun rises to where it sets. In every place incense and pure offerings will be brought to me, because my name will be great among the nations,” says the LORD Almighty.
20 Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm.
I'm Sorry - James 5:16
16 Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.
We are saved through HIM
3 Jesus replied, “Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again.”
4 “How can someone be born when they are old?” Nicodemus asked. “Surely they cannot enter a second time into their mother’s womb to be born!”
5 Jesus answered, “Very truly I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God unless they are born of water and the Spirit.
Hebrews 12:14
14 Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.
Your Daily Verse - John 14:6
6 Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
9 Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of a friend springs from their heartfelt advice.
31 Do to others as you would have them do to you.
14 For lack of guidance a nation falls, but victory is won through many advisers.
5 Better is open rebuke than hidden love.
6 Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses.
19 My dear children, for whom I am again in the pains of childbirth until Christ is formed in you,
18 And I tell you that you are Peter,and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hadeswill not overcome it.
15 “If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over.
16 But if they will not listen, take one or two others along, so that ‘every matter may be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses.’
17 If they still refuse to listen, tell it to the church; and if they refuse to listen even to the church, treat them as you would a pagan or a tax collector.
18 “Truly I tell you, whatever you bind on earth will bebound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will beloosed in heaven.
22 And God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church,
23 which is his body, the fullness of him who fills everything in every way.
23 For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior.
32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had.
10 I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought.
28 “You heard me say, ‘I am going away and I am coming back to you.’ If you loved me, you would be glad that I am going to the Father, for the Father is greater than I.
18 “ ‘Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD.
1 Thess. 5:11
11 Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.