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109 Bible Verses about Family And Friends

Want to know what the Bible says about Family And Friends? Here are 109 Bible verses about Family And Friends from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Proverbs 18:24 NIV
One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin,
    but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
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Proverbs 17:17 NIV
A friend loves at all times,
    and a brother is born for a time of adversity.
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John 15:12-13 NIV
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.
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1 Timothy 5:8 NIV
Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
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Galatians 6:10 NIV
Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.
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Romans 12:10 NIV
Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.
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Matthew 12:48-50 NIV
48 He replied to him, “Who is my mother, and who are my brothers?” 49 Pointing to his disciples, he said, “Here are my mother and my brothers. 50 For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.”
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Proverbs 27:10 NIV
Do not forsake your friend or a friend of your family,
    and do not go to your relative’s house when disaster strikes you—
    better a neighbor nearby than a relative far away.
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Proverbs 27:17 NIV
As iron sharpens iron,
    so one person sharpens another.
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Proverbs 22:6 NIV
Start children off on the way they should go,
    and even when they are old they will not turn from it.
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Exodus 20:12 NIV
“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.
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Joshua 24:15 NIV
But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.”
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Proverbs 27:6 NIV
Wounds from a friend can be trusted,
    but an enemy multiplies kisses.
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Proverbs 12:26 NIV
The righteous choose their friends carefully,
    but the way of the wicked leads them astray.
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Proverbs 16:28 NIV
A perverse person stirs up conflict,
    and a gossip separates close friends.
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Ephesians 6:4 NIV
Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.
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Proverbs 4:6 NIV
Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you;
    love her, and she will watch over you.
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1 Corinthians 15:33 NIV
Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.”
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1 Timothy 3:5 NIV
(If anyone does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God’s church?)
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Genesis 2:24 NIV
That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh.
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