friend

How do you define the word friend?

When considering the definition of friend the first thing I thought of was this:

The second thing I thought of was this:

John 15:13
New International Version (©1984)
Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.

New Living Translation (©2007)
There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.

English Standard Version (©2001)
Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

New American Standard Bible (©1995)
“Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.

International Standard Version (©2008)
No one shows greater love than when he lays down his life for his friends.

GOD’S WORD® Translation (©1995)
The greatest love you can show is to give your life for your friends.

King James Bible
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

American King James Version
Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

American Standard Version
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Bible in Basic English
Greater love has no man than this, that a man gives up his life for his friends.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Greater love than this no man hath, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Darby Bible Translation
No one has greater love than this, that one should lay down his life for his friends.

English Revised Version
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Webster’s Bible Translation
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Weymouth New Testament
No one has greater love than this–a man laying down his life for his friends.

World English Bible
Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

Young’s Literal Translation
greater love than this hath no one, that any one his life may lay down for his friends;

The third thing I thought of was this:
All of the people who have let me be a part of them and all the people who have become a part of me.

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About Sarah The Vicar of Hogsmeade

I'm an United Methodist clergywoman with two daughters. I read. I geocache. I look for excuses to laugh. My Ph.D. is on Clergywomen and Grief.
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