You too must befriend the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.
But whatever their private feeling, politicians have been keen to befriend a critical power-broker.
Which itself, in turn, makes it harder to befriend people from the other side.
He was bound to assist us and befriend us, and to listen to our reasonable complaints.
He looked noble, I thought, and eager to befriend me and love me.
I know she is very childish; and I will be patient with her and befriend her, poor lonely girl.
Indeed, I was always anxious to befriend him until he robbed and slandered me.
He has gone from court to court as a suppliant, but has everywhere alienated the sympathies of those most willing to befriend him.
From that to "We befriend the enemies of the British" was less than a step.
Upon this my benevolent friend thought that here was a grand opportunity to befriend me.