John 15:18-25 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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18 "When the world hates you, remember it hated me before it hated you. 18 "If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first.
19 The world would love you if you belonged to it, but you don't. I chose you to come out of the world, and so it hates you. 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.
20 Do you remember what I told you? 'A servant is not greater than the master.' Since they persecuted me, naturally they will persecute you. And if they had listened to me, they would listen to you! 20 Remember the words I spoke to you: 'No servant is greater than his master.' If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also.
21 The people of the world will hate you because you belong to me, for they don't know God who sent me. 21 They will treat you this way because of my name, for they do not know the One who sent me.
22 They would not be guilty if I had not come and spoken to them. But now they have no excuse for their sin. 22 If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not be guilty of sin. Now, however, they have no excuse for their sin.
23 Anyone who hates me hates my Father, too. 23 He who hates me hates my Father as well.
24 If I hadn't done such miraculous signs among them that no one else could do, they would not be counted guilty. But as it is, they saw all that I did and yet hated both of us -- me and my Father. 24 If I had not done among them what no one else did, they would not be guilty of sin. But now they have seen these miracles, and yet they have hated both me and my Father.
25 This has fulfilled what the Scriptures said: 'They hated me without cause.' 25 But this is to fulfill what is written in their Law: 'They hated me without reason.'