John 15:18-25 DBY

18 If the world hate you, know that it has hated me before you.

References for John 15:18

    • e 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 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

        • f 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.

          References for John 15:25

            • g 15:25 - 'Gratuitously,' 'freely,' 'for nothing,' Ps. 35.19 and 69.4.