12 New Testament Bible Verses about Friendship
"Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends."
"Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! Again, if two lie together, they keep warm, but how can one keep warm alone? And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken."
1 Corinthians 15:33,
"Do not be deceived: “Bad company ruins good morals.”"
1 Thessalonians 5:11,
"Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing."
"And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near."
1 Peter 4:8-10,
"Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins. Show hospitality to one another without grumbling. As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace"
"Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up!"
"You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God."
"And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them."
"That is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith, both yours and mine."
"This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you."
1 John 4:7,
"Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God."
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