30 Bible Verses about Surrounding Yourself with Good

Proverbs 13:20 – The Benefits of Good Company

“Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm.”

1 Corinthians 15:33 – Influence of Bad Company

“Do not be misled: ‘Bad company corrupts good character.'”

Proverbs 27:17 – Iron Sharpens Iron

“As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.”

Proverbs 22:24-25 – Stay Away from Anger

“Do not make friends with a hot-tempered person, do not associate with one easily angered, or you may learn their ways and get yourself ensnared.”

James 4:4 – Friendship with the World

“You adulterous people, don’t you know that friendship with the world means enmity against God? Therefore, anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.”

Psalm 1:1-2 – Delight in God’s Word

“Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law day and night.”

Proverbs 12:26 – Righteous Guide

“The righteous choose their friends carefully, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.”

1 Corinthians 5:11 – Avoiding Bad Influences

“But now I am writing to you that you must not associate with anyone who claims to be a brother or sister but is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or slanderer, a drunkard or swindler. Do not even eat with such people.”

Proverbs 14:7 – Walking with the Sensible

“Stay away from a fool, for you will not find knowledge on their lips.”

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Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 – Mutual Support

“Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up.”

Proverbs 27:6 – Wounds of a Friend

“Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses.”

Proverbs 27:9 – Sweet Fragrance of Friends

“Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of a friend springs from their heartfelt advice.”

Proverbs 27:19 – Reflecting Like Water

“As water reflects the face, so one’s life reflects the heart.”

1 Corinthians 10:12-13 – Influences and Temptations

“So, if you think you are standing firm, be careful that you don’t fall! No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.”

Philippians 4:8 – Meditating on What is Good

“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.”

Proverbs 27:17 – Iron That Sharpens

“As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.”

Proverbs 13:20 – Choosing Wise Companions

“Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm.”

Romans 12:2 – Transformation through Renewal

“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.”

Proverbs 27:12 – The Wise Seeks Refuge

“The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty.”

Proverbs 13:20 – Learning from the Wise

“Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm.”

1 Peter 4:8-9 – Love Covers a Multitude of Sins

“Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling.”

Proverbs 22:24 – Do Not Associate

“Do not make friends with a hot-tempered person, do not associate with one easily angered.”

John 15:13 – True Friendship

“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”

Proverbs 17:17 – Friend Loves at All Times

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

Proverbs 27:9 – True Friendship’s Sweetness

“Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of a friend springs from their heartfelt advice.”

1 Corinthians 15:33 – Guarding Your Company

“Do not be misled: ‘Bad company corrupts good character.'”

Proverbs 13:20 – Wise Companions

“Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm.”

James 1:19-20 – Slow to Anger

“My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.”

Proverbs 12:26 – Righteous Friends

“The righteous choose their friends carefully, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.”

Proverbs 14:21 – Despising Neighbors

“Whoever despises a neighbor sins, but blessed is the one who is kind to the needy.”

Proverbs 17:17 – A Friend Loves at All Times

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

Proverbs 24:1-2 – Envy Not the Wicked

“Do not envy the wicked, do not desire their company; for their hearts plot violence, and their lips talk about making trouble.”

Psalm 119:63 – Companions with Love for God’s Word

“I am a friend to all who fear you, to all who follow your precepts.”

Proverbs 27:6 – The Wounds of a Friend

“Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses.”

Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 – Mutual Support

“Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up.”

2 Corinthians 6:14 – Unequally Yoked

“Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or what fellowship can light have with darkness?”

Proverbs 14:7 – Stay Away from Fools

“Stay away from a fool, for you will not find knowledge on their lips.”

Proverbs 27:9 – True Friends Give Wise Counsel

“Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of a friend springs from their heartfelt advice.”

James 3:18 – Peacemakers who Sow in Peace

“Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.”

2 Timothy 2:22 – Pursue Righteousness with Pure Heart

“Flee the evil desires of youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.”

Proverbs 12:26 – Wise Friends

“The righteous choose their friends carefully, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.”

1 Corinthians 5:11 – Avoiding Immoral Company

“But now I am writing to you that you must not associate with anyone who claims to be a brother or sister but is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or slanderer, a drunkard or swindler. Do not even eat with such people.”

Proverbs 27:17 – Sharpening One Another

“As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.”

Proverbs 27:19 – Life Reflects the Heart

“As water reflects the face, so one’s life reflects the heart.”

Proverbs 14:7 – Fools’ Conversation

“Stay away from a fool, for you will not find knowledge on their lips.”

Proverbs 22:24-25 – Choosing the Right Friends

“Do not make friends with a hot-tempered person, do not associate with one easily angered, or you may learn their ways and get yourself ensnared.”

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