d "If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you.
e If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because f you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.
Remember the word that I said to you: g 'A servant is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted me, h they will also persecute you. i If they kept my word, they will also keep yours.
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify about it that its works are evil.
1 John 3:13
Do not be surprised, brothers, that the world hates you.
John 15:23 - 24
Whoever hates me hates my Father also.
1 John 4:5
They are from the world; therefore they speak from the world, and the world listens to them.
I have given them your word, and the world has hated them because they are not of the world, just as I am not of the world.
They are not of the world, just as I am not of the world.
Woe to you, when all people speak well of you, for so their fathers did to the false prophets.
Who gave himself for our sins to deliver us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father.
You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.
Truly, truly, I say to you, a servant is not greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him.
A disciple is not above his teacher, nor a servant above his master.
No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all that I have heard from my Father I have made known to you.
I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.
1 Corinthians 4:12
And we labor, working with our own hands. When reviled, we bless; when persecuted, we endure.
2 Corinthians 4:9
Persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed.
1 Thessalonians 2:15
Who killed both the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove us out, and displease God and oppose all mankind
2 Timothy 3:12
Indeed, all who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.
But the house of Israel will not be willing to listen to you, for they are not willing to listen to me: because all the house of Israel have a hard forehead and a stubborn heart.
Truly, truly, I say to you, if anyone keeps my word, he will never see death.