John 15:18-25 NRS

18 "If the world hates you, be aware that it hated me before it hated you.
19 If you belonged to the world, a the world would love you as its own. Because you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world—therefore the world hates you.

References for John 15:19

    • â 15:19 - Gk [were of the world]
      20 Remember the word that I said to you, "Servants b are not greater than their master.' If they persecuted me, they will persecute you; if they kept my word, they will keep yours also.

      References for John 15:20

          21 But they will do all these things to you on account of my name, because they do not know him who sent me.
          22 If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin.
          23 Whoever hates me hates my Father also.
          24 If I had not done among them the works that no one else did, they would not have sin. But now they have seen and hated both me and my Father.
          25 It was to fulfill the word that is written in their law, "They hated me without a cause.'