What is a friend? Does your friend make you a better person, a better Christian?
Here in chapter 26, the writer gives us a large section that identifies the fool and his characteristics.
These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.
The men of Hezekiah have done us all a favor by copying out these verses. This chapter is divided by six sections, wisdom for the king kicks things off.