Proverbs 13:20 (CEB)
20 Walk with wise people and become wise;
befriend fools and get in trouble.
Proverbs 17:17 (CEB)
17 Friends love all the time,
and kinsfolk are born for times of trouble.
Proverbs 18:24 (CEB)
24 There are persons for companionship,
but then there are friends who are more loyal than family.
Proverbs 22:24-25 (CEB)
24 Don’t befriend people controlled by anger;
don’t associate with hot-tempered people;
25 otherwise, you will learn their ways
and become trapped.
Proverbs 24:1-2 (CEB)
1 Don’t envy evil people,
and don’t long to be with them.
2 Their hearts are focused on violence,
and their lips speak of trouble.