"If the world hates you, understand that it hated Me before it hated you.
References for John 15:18
If you were of the world, the world would love [you as] its own. However, because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of it, the world hates you.
Remember the word I spoke to you: 'A slave is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you. If they kept My word, they will also keep yours.
References for John 15:20
But they will do all these things to you on account of My name, because they don't know the One who sent Me.
If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have sin. Now they have no excuse for their sin.
References for John 15:22
The one who hates Me also hates My Father.
If I had not done the works among them that no one else has done, they would not have sin. Now they have seen and hated both Me and My Father.
But [this happened] so that the statement written in their law might be fulfilled: They hated Me for no reason.
References for John 15:25