World’s Best 15 Bible Verses About Friends

Where would we be without our friends? In tribute to our friends and all godly friendship, here are the world’s best 15 Bible verses about friends.

  1. 15

    No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all that I have heard from my Father I have made known to you.

John 15:15Tweet this quote

Benjamin Franklin Quote - Choosing Friends

  1. 14

    A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

Proverbs 18:24Tweet this quote

  1. 13

    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.

James 4:4Tweet this quote

  1. 12

    One who is righteous is a guide to his neighbor, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.

Proverbs 12:28Tweet this quote

  1. 11

    Faithful are the wounds of a friend; profuse are the kisses of an enemy.

Proverbs 27:6Tweet this quote

  1. 10

    Now when Job’s three friends heard of all this evil that had come upon him, they came each from his own place, Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite. They made an appointment together to come to show him sympathy and comfort him.

Job 2:11Tweet this quote

  1. 9

    Do not forsake your friend and your father’s friend, and do not go to your brother’s house in the day of your calamity. Better is a neighbor who is near than a brother who is far away.

Proverbs 27:10Tweet this quote

C.S. Lewis Quote - True Friends - two lawn chairs

  1. 8

    Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

John 15:13Tweet this quote

  1. 7

    Oil and perfume make the heart glad, and the sweetness of a friend comes from his earnest counsel.

Proverbs 27:9Tweet this quote

  1. 6

    As soon as he had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul. And Saul took him that day and would not let him return to his father’s house. Then Jonathan made a covenant with David, because he loved him as his own soul.

1 Samuel 18:1-3Tweet this quote

  1. 5

    Make no friendship with a man given to anger, nor go with a wrathful man, lest you learn his ways and entangle yourself in a snare.

Proverbs 22:24-25Tweet this quote

The best way to destroy an enemy is to turn him into a friend

  1. 4

    And the Scripture was fulfilled that says, “Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness”—and he was called a friend of God.

James 2:23Tweet this quote

  1. 3

    Do not be deceived: “Bad company ruins good morals.

1 Corinthians 15:33Tweet this quote

  1. 2

    Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.

Proverbs 27:17Tweet this quote

  1. 1

    A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

Proverbs 17:17Tweet this quote

Chuck Swindoll Christian Quote - "Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun."


It seems the older we get, the more valuable our friends are, so if you have a friend, please share these world’s best 15 Bible verses about friends with them.

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