John 15:17-27 DBY

17 These things I command you, that ye love one another.
18 If the world hate you, know a that it has hated me before you.

References for John 15:18

    • ô 15:18 - Or 'ye know;' objective knowledge.
      19 If ye were of the world, the world would love its own; but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, on account of this the world hates you.
      20 Remember the word which I said unto you, The bondman b is not greater than his master. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my word, they will keep also yours.

      References for John 15:20

        • õ 15:20 - Doulos: see Note, Matt. 10.24.
          21 But they will do all these things to you on account of my name, because they have not known him that sent me.
          22 If I had not come and spoken to them, they had not had sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin.
          23 He that hates me hates also my Father.
          24 If I had not done among them the works which no other one has done, they had not had sin; but now they have both seen and hated both me and my Father.
          25 But that the word written in their law might be fulfilled, They hated me without a cause. c

          References for John 15:25

            • ö 15:25 - 'Gratuitously,' 'freely,' 'for nothing,' Ps. 35.19 and 69.4.
              26 But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who goes forth from with d the Father, *he* shall bear witness concerning me;

              References for John 15:26

                • ÷ 15:26 - Para with gen.: see Note d, ch. 1.14.
                  27 and ye too bear witness, because ye are with me from [the] beginning.