Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.

Were of the world

Bible References

Were of the world

Luke 6:32
And if ye love those who love you, what credit is for you? For even sinners love those who love them.
1 John 4:4
Ye are of God, little children, and ye have overcome them, because greater is he in you than he in the world.

General references

1 Samuel 8:20
that we also may be like all the nations, and that our king may judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles.
Proverbs 29:27
An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous, and he who is upright in the way is an abomination to a wicked man.
Luke 12:52
For henceforth there will be five in one house divided, three against two, and two against three.