We all need friends in this world. There is a friend that sticks closer than a brother. The Bible has a lot to say about friends and friendship.
All my familiar friends abhor me, And they whom I loved are turned against me.
My lovers and my friends stand aloof from my plague; And my kinsmen stand afar off.
The friendship of Jehovah is with them that fear him; And he will show them his covenant.
And Jehovah turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends: and Jehovah gave Job twice as much as he had before.
The poor is hated even of his own neighbor; But the rich hath many friends.
A perverse man scattereth abroad strife; And a whisperer separateth chief friends.
He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; But he that harpeth on a matter separateth chief friends.
He that maketh many friends doeth it to his own destruction; But there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.
Wealth addeth many friends; But the poor is separated from his friend.
All the brethren of the poor do hate him: How much more do his friends go far from him! He pursueth them with words, but they are gone.
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.
And I say unto you, Make to yourselves friends by means of the mammon of unrighteousness; that, when it shall fail, they may receive you into the eternal tabernacles.
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
No longer do I call you servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I heard from my Father I have made known unto you.
Ye are my friends, if ye do the things which I command you.