Verses with the word friends in the Apocrypha (55 verses):
1 Esdras 3:22
And when they are in their cups, they forget their love both to friends and brethren, and a little after draw out swords:
1 Esdras 8:11
As many therefore as have a mind thereunto, let them depart with thee, as it hath seemed good both to me and my seven friends the counsellors;
1 Esdras 8:13
And carry the gifts unto the Lord of Israel to Jerusalem, which I and my friends have vowed, and all the gold and silver that in the country of Babylon can be found, to the Lord in Jerusalem,
1 Esdras 8:26
And hath honoured me in the sight of the king, and his counsellors, and all his friends and nobles.
2 Esdras 5:9
And salt waters shall be found in the sweet, and all friends shall destroy one another; then shall wit hide itself, and understanding withdraw itself into his secret chamber,
2 Esdras 6:24
At that time shall friends fight one against another like enemies, and the earth shall stand in fear with those that dwell therein, the springs of the fountains shall stand still, and in three hours they shall not run.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:14
For she is a treasure unto men that never faileth: which they that use become the friends of God, being commended for the gifts that come from learning.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:27
And being but one, she can do all things: and remaining in herself, she maketh all things new: and in all ages entering into holy souls, she maketh them friends of God, and prophets.
Wisdom of Solomon 19:14
For the Sodomites did not receive those, whom they knew not when they came: but these brought friends into bondage, that had well deserved of them.
Sweet language will multiply friends: and a fairspeaking tongue will increase kind greetings.
Separate thyself from thine enemies, and take heed of thy friends.
A rich man beginning to fall is held up of his friends: but a poor man being down is thrust away by his friends.
The fool saith, I have no friends, I have no thank for all my good deeds, and they that eat my bread speak evil of me.
A sinful man disquieteth friends, and maketh debate among them that be at peace.
He that teacheth his son grieveth the enemy: and before his friends he shall rejoice of him.
He left behind him an avenger against his enemies, and one that shall requite kindness to his friends.
Or to be overbusy with his maid, and come not near her bed; or of upbraiding speeches before friends; and after thou hast given, upbraid not;
Of reckoning with thy partners and travellers; or of the gift of the heritage of friends;
Additions to Esther 16:14
For by these means he thought, finding us destitute of friends to have translated the kingdom of the Persians to the Macedonians.
Therefore her friends and all that saw her wept.
Bel and the Dragon 1:2
And Daniel conversed with the king, and was honoured above all his friends.
1 Maccabees 2:18
Now therefore come thou first, and fulfil the king's commandment, like as all the heathen have done, yea, and the men of Juda also, and such as remain at Jerusalem: so shalt thou and thy house be in the number of the king's friends, and thou and thy children shall be honoured with silver and gold, and many rewards.
1 Maccabees 2:39
Now when Mattathias and his friends understood hereof, they mourned for them right sore.
1 Maccabees 2:45
Then Mattathias and his friends went round about, and pulled down the altars:
1 Maccabees 3:38
Then Lysias chose Ptolemee the son of Dorymenes, Nicanor, and Gorgias, mighty men of the king's friends:
1 Maccabees 6:10
Wherefore he called for all his friends, and said unto them, The sleep is gone from mine eyes, and my heart faileth for very care.
1 Maccabees 6:14
Then called he for Philip, one of his friends, who he made ruler over all his realm,
1 Maccabees 6:28
Now when the king heard this, he was angry, and gathered together all his friends, and the captains of his army, and those that had charge of the horse.
1 Maccabees 6:58
Now therefore let us be friends with these men, and make peace with them, and with all their nation;
1 Maccabees 7:6
And they accused the people to the king, saying, Judas and his brethren have slain all thy friends, and driven us out of our own land.
1 Maccabees 7:15
So he spake unto them, peaceably, and sware unto them, saying, we will procure the harm neither of you nor your friends.
1 Maccabees 8:12
But with their friends and such as relied upon them they kept amity: and that they had conquered kingdoms both far and nigh, insomuch as all that heard of their name were afraid of them:
1 Maccabees 8:20
Judas Maccabeus with his brethren, and the people of the Jews, have sent us unto you, to make a confederacy and peace with you, and that we might be registered your confederates and friends.
1 Maccabees 8:31
And as touching the evils that Demetrius doeth to the Jews, we have written unto him, saying, Wherefore thou made thy yoke heavy upon our friends and confederates the Jews?
1 Maccabees 9:26
And they made enquiry and search for Judas' friends, and brought them unto Bacchides, who took vengeance of them, and used them despitefully.
1 Maccabees 9:28
For this cause all Judas' friends came together, and said unto Jonathan,
1 Maccabees 9:35
Now Jonathan had sent his brother John, a captain of the people, to pray his friends the Nabathites, that they might leave with them their carriage, which was much.
1 Maccabees 9:39
Where they lifted up their eyes, and looked, and, behold, there was much ado and great carriage: and the bridegroom came forth, and his friends and brethren, to meet them with drums, and instruments of musick, and many weapons.
1 Maccabees 10:60
Who thereupon went honourably to Ptolemais, where he met the two kings, and gave them and their friends silver and gold, and many presents, and found favour in their sight.
1 Maccabees 10:65
So the king honoured him, and wrote him among his chief friends, and made him a duke, and partaker of his dominion.
1 Maccabees 11:26
Yet the king entreated him as his predecessors had done before, and promoted him in the sight of all his friends,
1 Maccabees 11:27
And confirmed him in the high priesthood, and in all the honours that he had before, and gave him preeminence among his chief friends.
1 Maccabees 11:33
We are determined to do good to the people of the Jews, who are our friends, and keep covenants with us, because of their good will toward us.
1 Maccabees 11:57
At that time young Antiochus wrote unto Jonathan, saying, I confirm thee in the high priesthood, and appoint thee ruler over the four governments, and to be one of the king's friends.
1 Maccabees 12:14
Howbeit we would not be troublesome unto you, nor to others of our confederates and friends, in these wars:
1 Maccabees 12:43
But received him honourably, and commended him unto all his friends, and gave him gifts, and commanded his men of war to be as obedient unto him, as to himself.
1 Maccabees 14:39
And made him one of his friends, and honoured him with great honour.
1 Maccabees 14:40
For he had heard say, that the Romans had called the Jews their friends and confederates and brethren; and that they had entertained the ambassadors of Simon honourably;
1 Maccabees 15:17
The Jews' ambassadors, our friends and confederates, came unto us to renew the old friendship and league, being sent from Simon the high priest, and from the people of the Jews:
1 Maccabees 15:28
Furthermore he sent unto him Athenobius, one of his friends, to commune with him, and say, Ye withhold Joppa and Gazera; with the tower that is in Jerusalem, which are cities of my realm.
2 Maccabees 1:14
For Antiochus, as though he would marry her, came into the place, and his friends that were with him, to receive money in name of a dowry.
2 Maccabees 3:31
Then straightways certain of Heliodorus' friends prayed Onias, that he would call upon the most High to grant him his life, who lay ready to give up the ghost.
2 Maccabees 8:9
Then forthwith choosing Nicanor the son of Patroclus, one of his special friends, he sent him with no fewer than twenty thousand of all nations under him, to root out the whole generation of the Jews; and with him he joined also Gorgias a captain, who in matters of war had great experience.
2 Maccabees 10:13
Whereupon being accused of the king's friends before Eupator, and called traitor at every word because he had left Cyprus, that Philometor had committed unto him, and departed to Antiochus Epiphanes, and seeing that he was in no honourable place, he was so discouraged, that he poisoned himself and died.
2 Maccabees 14:11
This was no sooner spoken of him, but others of the king's friends, being maliciously set against Judas, did more incense Demetrius.