Bible Verses for Friendship

Friendship is rooted in love–something the Bible teaches us so much about. But the Bible also contains several beautiful passages about friendship that simply warm the soul. These Bible verses about friendship will make you feel grateful for the friends in your life and remind you of the blessings that God bestows on us, often in the form of other people around us. Share these verses with your friends or simply let the Scripture help you appreciate your “chosen family”–our friends.

Let Hallow help you pray when you’re seeking Bible Verses for friendship.

No matter what you’re facing or what you’re feeling, God is not far from you. We draw especially close to God when we spend time reflecting on Scripture.

“A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for the time of adversity.”

Proverbs 17: 17

“There are friends who bring ruin, but there are true friends more loyal than a brother.”

Proverbs 18: 24

“Two are better than one: They get a good wage for their labor. If the one falls, the other will lift up his companion. Woe to the solitary man! For if he should fall, he has no one to lift him up.”

Ecclesiastes 4: 9-10

“No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”

John 15: 13

“A cord of three strands is not easily broken.

Ecclesiastes 4: 12

If spending some time with these bible verses for friendship sparked a desire inside of you to dive more deeply into God’s Word, consider exploring Hallow’s guide to Lectio Divina.

Lectio Divina is a meditative way of reading the Bible where we open our hearts and minds to try to understand how God is speaking to us personally through the Scripture we read.

It’s not Bible study or simply analyzing text. Rather, Lectio Divina recognizes that Scripture can become God’s living Word for each of us.

Psalms for Friendship

You can also consider exploring the Psalms, some of the most popular and inspirational chapters of the entire Bible.

Hallow has a full guide on how to pray with Psalms.

Psalms for Friendship and all Psalms are available inside of the Hallow app, narrated by Bishop Robert Barron.

Thanks for spending a few minutes in prayer and reflection with Hallow.

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