To teach us how to live, Solomon deals with the importance of having the right friends and companions. Friends will either make you or break you!
My son, if sinners entice you, do not give in to them.
... my son, do not go along with them, do not set foot on their paths.
Peer pressure, whether one is young or old is very real. We all come under different influences, so let us make sure they are godly influences and not evil ones.Associate with good positive people, those who are winners - for you acquire much of the thinking, mannerisms and characteristics of the people you are around.
You are the same today as you will be in five years, except for two things: the PEOPLE you meet and the BOOKS you read.
~Select with care your friends. See thay they be - honest, humourous and high-flyers.~