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But as for me, when they were sick    .    .    .    I behaved myself as a    .    .    . friend.  .  .  .  But in mine adversity they rejoiced.
David had shown kindness to others in their troubles. But when he ran into troubles, those he had shown kindness to rejoiced over his calamity. The friendship of the world is fickle at best. The prodigal son in Luke 15 had lots of “friends” as long as his money lasted. But when it was gone, so were they. “No man gave to him.” Make the Lord your trust and don’t expect repaid kindness from others. Be careful who your friends are.