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" A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother "
Two Wars: One Hero's Fight on Two Fronts--Abroad and Within - Page 358
by Nate Self - 2011 - 408 pages
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A Mediterranean Society: The Jewish Communities of the Arab World as ...

S. D. Goitein - History - 1967 - 687 pages
...used for the love for one's wife or God, and the relevant biblical proverbs are quoted, for instance: "There is a friend who sticks closer than a brother" (Proverbs 18:24)." In both Hebrew and Arabic the relationship is described as a covenant; when one travels to a friend's...
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Faith Prints: Youth Devotions for Every Day of the Year

Steve Swanson - Religion - 1985 - 223 pages
...friends but no really close one doesn't help much. The book of Proverbs got it just right 3000 years ago: A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother [or sister]. There is something special about that very close friend, that someone you can trust with...
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The Lion Bible Quotation Collection

Bible - 1999 - 445 pages
...brother is bom to share troubles. Proverbs 17: 17 REB 155.9 Some companions are good only for idle talk, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Proverbs 18:24 REB 155.10 What matters most is loyalty. Proverbs 19:22 CEV 155.11 You cannot be the slave of two masters!...
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Contemplation: Intimacy in a Distant World

David Franklyn Allen, M.D. Allen David - Self-Help - 2000 - 212 pages
...modern, isolated society. The book of Proverbs gives us a simple yet effective rule for finding friends: "A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there...who sticks closer than a brother" (Proverbs 18:24). Some people have great difficulty finding friends because they are not friendly. They do not show genuine...
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One Pilgrim's Journey

Norma Grey - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 164 pages
...tangibly through other people. Many scriptures come to mind, Proverbs 18:24: "A man of many friends comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother." Proverbs 17:17: "A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity." I wanted to be that for...
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The Wisdom of Solomon

Philip Law - Religion - 2000 - 48 pages
...dwells on disputes will alienate a friend. Proverhs ij:y Some companions are good only for idle talk, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Proverbs 18:24 57 23 THE REWARDS OF FRIENDSHIP As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens the wits of another....
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The Life of a God-Made Man: Becoming a Man After God's Heart

Dan Doriani - Religion - 2001 - 224 pages
...the hour of need. • "A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity" (17:17). • "A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother" (18:24). • "Do not forsake your friend and the friend of your father, and do not go to your brother's...
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More Energy for Your Day

Charles Mylander - Religion - 2001 - 216 pages
...qualities describe what being a friend is all about. Solomon, in all his wisdom, writes in the Bible, A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. (Prov. 18:24) A friend is loyal, not just standing by but sticking close. You can count on your best...
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Qualities God is Looking for in Us

Nathan Krupp - 2001 - 384 pages
...loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. Proverbs 18:24 - A man of many friends comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Proverbs 19:6 - Many will entreat the favor of a generous man, and every man is a friend to him who gives gifts....
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Life's Unforgettable Moments: A Devotional to Encourage and Inspire, Based ...

Sylvia Roache - Religion - 2001 - 312 pages
...must contribute to it. The writer of Proverbs states, "A man who has friends must himself be friendly. But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother." (Proverbs 18:24, NKJV) Jesus shared a friendship with his disciples. He told them, "You are my friends if you do whatever...
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