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Want to know what the Bible says about Losing Friends? Here are 59 Bible verses about Losing 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 27:4-6 NIV
4 Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming,
    but who can stand before jealousy?
5 Better is open rebuke
    than hidden love.
6 Wounds from a friend can be trusted,
    but an enemy multiplies kisses.
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2 Corinthians 12:9 NIV
But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.
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Philippians 4:19 NIV
And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.
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Matthew 10:22 NIV
You will be hated by everyone because of me, but the one who stands firm to the end will be saved.
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1 John 1:9 NIV
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
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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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Romans 8:18 NIV
I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.
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James 4:7 NIV
Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
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1 Corinthians 15:33 NIV
Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.”
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Colossians 2:8 NIV
See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the elemental spiritual forces of this world rather than on Christ.
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2 Corinthians 4:16-18 NIV
16 Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. 17 For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. 18 So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.
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Proverbs 16:28 NIV
A perverse person stirs up conflict,
    and a gossip separates close friends.
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Proverbs 27:17 NIV
As iron sharpens iron,
    so one person sharpens another.
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Philippians 3:13 NIV
Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead,
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Matthew 28:20 NIV
and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”
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Romans 8:1 NIV
Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus,
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Job 6:14 NIV
“Anyone who withholds kindness from a friend
    forsakes the fear of the Almighty.
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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 18:3-4 NIV
3 When wickedness comes, so does contempt,
    and with shame comes reproach.
4 The words of the mouth are deep waters,
    but the fountain of wisdom is a rushing stream.
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