Proverbs 3:32; Proverbs 11:30; Proverbs 12:26; Proverbs 14:20; Proverbs 16:28; Proverbs 17:9; Proverbs 17:17; Proverbs 18:19; Proverbs 18:24; Proverbs 19:4; Proverbs 19:6–7; Proverbs 20:6; Proverbs 22:11; Proverbs 22:24; Proverbs 24:26; Proverbs 27:6; Proverbs 27:9–10; Proverbs 27:17; Proverbs 28:7; Proverbs 29:5

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Proverbs 3:32

32  for ythe devious person is an abomination to the Lord,

but the upright are zin his confidence.

Proverbs 11:30

30  The fruit of the righteous is wa tree of life,

and whoever xcaptures souls is wise.

Proverbs 12:26

26  One who is righteous is a guide to his neighbor,1

but the way of the wicked leads them astray.

Proverbs 14:20

20  eThe poor is disliked even by his neighbor,

fbut the rich has many friends.

Proverbs 16:28

28  aA dishonest man spreads strife,

and ba whisperer cseparates close friends.

Proverbs 17:9

Whoever zcovers an offense seeks love,

but he who repeats a matter aseparates close friends.

Proverbs 17:17

17  kA friend loves at all times,

and a brother is born for adversity.

Proverbs 18:19

19  A brother offended is more unyielding than a strong city,

and quarreling is like the bars of a castle.

Proverbs 18:24

24  A man of many companions may come to ruin,

but zthere is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

Proverbs 19:4

fWealth brings many new friends,

fbut a poor man is deserted by his friend.

Proverbs 19:6–7

Many seek the favor of a generous man,1

and everyone is a friend to a man who gives igifts.

jAll a poor man’s brothers hate him;

khow much more do his friends go far from him!

He pursues them with words, but does not have them.2

Proverbs 20:6

Many a man hproclaims his own steadfast love,

but ia faithful man who can find?

Proverbs 22:11

11  He who floves purity of heart,

and whose gspeech is gracious, hwill have the king as his friend.

Proverbs 22:24

24  Make no friendship with a man given to anger,

nor go with a wrathful man,

Proverbs 24:26

26  Whoever gives an honest answer

kisses the lips.

Proverbs 27:6

Faithful are dthe wounds of a friend;

profuse are the kisses of an enemy.

Proverbs 27:9–10

gOil and perfume make the heart glad,

and the sweetness of a friend comes from his earnest counsel.1

10  Do not forsake your friend and hyour father’s friend,

and do not go to your brother’s house in the day of your calamity.

iBetter is a neighbor who is near

than a brother who is far away.

Proverbs 27:17

17  Iron sharpens iron,

and one man sharpens another.1

Proverbs 28:7

The one who keeps the law is a son with understanding,

but ma companion of gluttons shames his father.

Proverbs 29:5

iA man who flatters his neighbor

spreads ja net for his feet.