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122 Bible Verses About Losing Friends

Here are 122 Bible verses about losing friends from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Proverbs 18:24 KJV

A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.

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Psalms 34:17-20 KJV

The righteous cry, and the LORD heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles. The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth him out of them all. He keepeth all his bones: not one of them is broken.

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Proverbs 27:4-6 KJV

The righteous cry, and the LORD heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles. The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth him out of them all. He keepeth all his bones: not one of them is broken.

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2 Corinthians 12:9 KJV

Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy? Open rebuke is better than secret love. Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

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Matthew 10:22 KJV

And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

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Philippians 4:19 KJV

And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: but he that endureth to the end shall be saved.

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Proverbs 17:17 KJV

But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

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1 Corinthians 15:33 KJV

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

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1 John 1:9 KJV

Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.

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Romans 8:18 KJV

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

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James 4:7 KJV

For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.

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Colossians 2:8 KJV

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

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2 Corinthians 4:16-18 KJV

Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.

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Proverbs 16:28 KJV

For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day. For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory; While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.

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Proverbs 27:17 KJV

A froward man soweth strife: and a whisperer separateth chief friends.

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Philippians 3:13 KJV

Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.

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Matthew 28:20 KJV

Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before,

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Romans 8:1 KJV

Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.

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Job 6:14 KJV

There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

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Proverbs 27:6 KJV

To him that is afflicted pity should be shewed from his friend; but he forsaketh the fear of the Almighty.

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John 15:13 KJV

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

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Jeremiah 29:11 KJV

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

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Proverbs 18:3-4 KJV

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

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Matthew 5:4 KJV

When the wicked cometh, then cometh also contempt, and with ignominy reproach. The words of a man’s mouth are as deep waters, and the wellspring of wisdom as a flowing brook.

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Proverbs 12:26 KJV

Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

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Proverbs 17:9 KJV

The righteous is more excellent than his neighbour: but the way of the wicked seduceth them.

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Isaiah 41:10 KJV

He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.

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Proverbs 22:24-25 KJV

Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

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Psalms 34:18 KJV

Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go: Lest thou learn his ways, and get a snare to thy soul.

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Romans 8:28 KJV

The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.

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Proverbs 13:20 KJV

And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

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Psalms 41:9 KJV

He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.

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Proverbs 27:9 KJV

Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me.

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1 Corinthians 15:22 KJV

Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man’s friend by hearty counsel.

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Proverbs 23:29 KJV

For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.

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Psalms 147:3 KJV

Who hath woe? who hath sorrow? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause? who hath redness of eyes?

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Revelation 21:4 KJV

He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.

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Luke 6:31 KJV

And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

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Luke 1:37 KJV

And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.

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John 15:12-15 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 KJV

This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you. Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you. Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.

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Proverbs 27:5-6 KJV

Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up. Again, if two lie together, then they have heat: but how can one be warm alone? And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.

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2 Corinthians 1:3-4 KJV

Open rebuke is better than secret love. Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

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2 Kings 2:2 KJV

Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.

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Ruth 1:16-17 KJV

And Elijah said unto Elisha, Tarry here, I pray thee; for the LORD hath sent me to Bethel. And Elisha said unto him, As the LORD liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee. So they went down to Bethel.

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Psalms 73:26 KJV

And Ruth said, Intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God: Where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried: the LORD do so to me, and more also, if ought but death part thee and me.

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1 Thessalonians 5:11 KJV

My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.

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Romans 8:31 KJV

Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do.

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Romans 5:8 KJV

What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?

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Isaiah 25:8 KJV

But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

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Psalms 23:4 KJV

He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of his people shall he take away from off all the earth: for the LORD hath spoken it.

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Job 2:11 KJV

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

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John 3:16 KJV

Now when Job’s three friends heard of all this evil that was come upon him, they came every one from his own place; Eliphaz the Temanite, and Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite: for they had made an appointment together to come to mourn with him and to comfort him.

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Luke 6:27 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

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Proverbs 27:10 KJV

But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you,

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James 4:4 KJV

Thine own friend, and thy father’s friend, forsake not; neither go into thy brother’s house in the day of thy calamity: for better is a neighbour that is near than a brother far off.

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John 13:7 KJV

Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.

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Matthew 11:28 KJV

Jesus answered and said unto him, What I do thou knowest not now; but thou shalt know hereafter.

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Colossians 3:12-14 KJV

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

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John 14:27 KJV

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering; Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye. And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness.

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Isaiah 40:31 KJV

Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

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Proverbs 24:5 KJV

But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

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Proverbs 19:20 KJV

A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increaseth strength.

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Psalms 133:1 KJV

Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.

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Romans 5:10 KJV

Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!

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John 15:15 KJV

For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life.

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John 1:1 KJV

Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.

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Psalms 34:14 KJV

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

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James 2:23 KJV

Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

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Hebrews 11:1 KJV

And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.

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Ephesians 4:30 KJV

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

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2 Corinthians 1:4 KJV

And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.

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2 Corinthians 1:3 KJV

Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.

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John 14:6 KJV

Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort;

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John 14:1 KJV

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

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Mark 12:30-31 KJV

Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.

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Psalms 119:50 KJV

And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment. And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.

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1 Chronicles 16:11 KJV

This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me.

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James 4:8 KJV

Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.

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1 Corinthians 15:54 KJV

Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.

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Romans 12:15 KJV

So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.

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Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 KJV

Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.

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Proverbs 20:6 KJV

Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up.

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Proverbs 17:16 KJV

Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?

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Psalms 30:5 KJV

Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it?

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Revelation 2:6 KJV

For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.

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Luke 11:5 KJV

But this thou hast, that thou hatest the deeds of the Nicolaitanes, which I also hate.

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Job 42:10 KJV

And he said unto them, Which of you shall have a friend, and shall go unto him at midnight, and say unto him, Friend, lend me three loaves;

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2 Corinthians 5:18 KJV

And the LORD turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends: also the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.

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Psalms 38:10 KJV

And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation;

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Proverbs 19:4 KJV

My heart panteth, my strength faileth me: as for the light of mine eyes, it also is gone from me.

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Proverbs 20:14 KJV

Wealth maketh many friends; but the poor is separated from his neighbour.

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1 Thessalonians 4:13 KJV

It is naught, it is naught, saith the buyer: but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth.

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Proverbs 24:10 KJV

But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope.

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Luke 15:9 KJV

If thou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength is small.

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Proverbs 8:14 KJV

And when she hath found it, she calleth her friends and her neighbours together, saying, Rejoice with me; for I have found the piece which I had lost.

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Luke 16:4 KJV

Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength.

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Psalms 25:14 KJV

The secret of the LORD is with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant.

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Luke 11:8 KJV

I say unto you, Though he will not rise and give him, because he is his friend, yet because of his importunity he will rise and give him as many as he needeth.

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Matthew 18:14 KJV

Even so it is not the will of your Father which is in heaven, that one of these little ones should perish.

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2 Peter 3:17 KJV

Ye therefore, beloved, seeing ye know these things before, beware lest ye also, being led away with the error of the wicked, fall from your own stedfastness.

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Matthew 19:29 KJV

And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name’s sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.

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Luke 18:29 KJV

And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or parents, or brethren, or wife, or children, for the kingdom of God’s sake,

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Proverbs 19:6 KJV

Many will intreat the favour of the prince: and every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts.

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Luke 15:8 KJV

Either what woman having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweep the house, and seek diligently till she find it?

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Mark 10:29 KJV

And Jesus answered and said, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel’s,

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James 5:19 KJV

Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him;

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Psalms 88:18 KJV

Lover and friend hast thou put far from me, and mine acquaintance into darkness.

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Mark 8:36 KJV

For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?

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Mark 9:50 KJV

Salt is good: but if the salt have lost his saltness, wherewith will ye season it? Have salt in yourselves, and have peace one with another.

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Proverbs 25:19 KJV

Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble is like a broken tooth, and a foot out of joint.

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Proverbs 18:19 KJV

A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions are like the bars of a castle.

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Matthew 10:39 KJV

He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it.

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Proverbs 11:15 KJV

He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretiship is sure.

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Proverbs 26:19 KJV

So is the man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am not I in sport?

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Romans 1:12 KJV

That is, that I may be comforted together with you by the mutual faith both of you and me.

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Luke 12:4 KJV

And I say unto you my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do.

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John 17:12 KJV

While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name: those that thou gavest me I have kept, and none of them is lost, but the son of perdition; that the scripture might be fulfilled.

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Job 2:13 KJV

So they sat down with him upon the ground seven days and seven nights, and none spake a word unto him: for they saw that his grief was very great.

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Luke 8:21 KJV

And he answered and said unto them, My mother and my brethren are these which hear the word of God, and do it.

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Romans 12:11 KJV

Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;

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Luke 15:6 KJV

And when he cometh home, he calleth together his friends and neighbours, saying unto them, Rejoice with me; for I have found my sheep which was lost.

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Matthew 24:10 KJV

And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another.

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Luke 21:16 KJV

And ye shall be betrayed both by parents, and brethren, and kinsfolks, and friends; and some of you shall they cause to be put to death.

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