John 15:18-21 NIV

The World Hates the Disciples

18 “If the world hates you, 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 you out of the world. That is why the world hates you.

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20 Remember what I told you: ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’aIf they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also.

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21 They will treat you this way because of my name, for they do not know the one who sent me.

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