John 15:18-20 NIV

The World Hates the Disciples

18 "If the world hates you,1 keep in mind that it hated me first.

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19 If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you2 out of the world. That is why the world hates you.3

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20 Remember the words I spoke to you: 'No servant is greater than his master.'a4 If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also.5 If they obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also.

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