John 15:17-27 NAS

17 "This 1I command you, that you love one another.

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Disciples' Relation to the World

18 "2If the world hates you, ayou know that it has hated Me before it hated you.

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    • Č 15:18 - Or (imperative) "know that"
      19 "If you were of the world, the world would love its own; but because you are not of the world, but 3I chose you out of the world, 4because of this * the world hates you.

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      20 "Remember the word that I said to you, '5A slave is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted Me, 6they will also persecute you; if they 7kept My word, they will keep yours also.

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      21 "But all these things they will do to you 8for My name's sake, 9because they do not know the One who sent Me.
      22 "10If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have bsin, but now they have no excuse for their sin.

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      23 "He who hates Me hates My Father also.
      24 "11If I had not done among them 12the works which no one else did, they would not have csin; but now they have both seen and hated Me and My Father as well.

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      25 "But they have done this to fulfill the word that is written in their 13Law, '14THEY HATED ME WITHOUT A CAUSE.'

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      26 "When the d15Helper comes, 16whom I will send to you from the Father, that is 17the Spirit of truth who proceeds from the Father, 18He will testify about Me,

      References for John 15:26

        • ď 15:26 - Gr "Paracletos", one called alongside to help; or "Comforter, Advocate, Intercessor"
          27 eand 19you will testify also, because you have been with Me 20from the beginning.

          References for John 15:27

            • Đ 15:27 - Or (imperative) "and bear witness"