Firstly, is it 'a friend in need is a friend indeed' or 'a friend in need is a friend in deed'?Secondly, is it 'a friend (when you are) in need' or 'a friend (who is) in need'?
ENGLISH PROJECT: A FRIEND IN NEED IS A FRIEND INDEED Meaning Almost always it is the origin of a phrase or saying that requires the most research; the meaning being well understood.
This phrase is interesting because there are various interpretations of its meaning.
2) A true friend is like a family member who always stands beside us in our odd times.
3) He is the one whom we can rely when we don’t find any one near us.
It is safe to say that, whatever view we have now, in 1562 either 1 or 2 was the accepted meaning.
Neither 3 nor 4 appears to be supported by early texts and, as they aren't widely held today either, it seems safe to discount them.
It is hard to find a true friend in current times though it is not impossible.
A true friend is a gift of god who always stays with you and guides you to be on right path and prevents you from falling prey to unfortunate circumstances.
4) A true friend not only helps us in need but also helps us to stay away from all the evils of the society.
5) Selfish friends always take advantages of their friends and misuse the bond of friendship.