25 Bible Verses About Jesus As A Friend (ESV)

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This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Jesus As A Friend (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Jesus As A Friend

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John 15:15

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.

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John 15:13

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

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541

Proverbs 18:24

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

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535

Proverbs 17:17

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

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405

James 2:23

23 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.

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366

Proverbs 27:17

17   Iron sharpens iron,
    and one man sharpens another.

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336

John 15:14

14 You are my friends if you do what I command you.

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300

Proverbs 12:26

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

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259

Proverbs 22:24-25

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

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252

James 4:4

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.

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248

1 Corinthians 15:33

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

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240

Proverbs 16:28

28   A dishonest man spreads strife,
    and a whisperer separates close friends.

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236

Proverbs 27:9

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

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228

Proverbs 13:20

20   Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise,
    but the companion of fools will suffer harm.

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210

Proverbs 27:5-6

  Better is open rebuke
    than hidden love.
  Faithful are the wounds of a friend;
    profuse are the kisses of an enemy.

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206

John 15:12-15

12 “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. 13 Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. 14 You are my friends if you do what I command you. 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.

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202

Proverbs 27:6

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

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194

Job 2:11

11 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.

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192

James 4:8

Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

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188

2 Kings 2:2

And Elijah said to Elisha, “Please stay here, for the LORD has sent me as far as Bethel.” But Elisha said, “As the LORD lives, and as you yourself live, I will not leave you.” So they went down to Bethel.

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186

1 Samuel 18:1-3

18:1 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.

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183

Matthew 11:28

28 Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

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180

Romans 5:8

but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

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170

1 John 3:1

3:1 See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him.

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164

Revelation 3:20

20 Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.

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