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 them that love you, what sort of thanks are there for you? for, even sinners, love, such as love them.
1 John 4:4
Ye, are, of God, dear children, and have overcome them; because, greater, is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

General references

1 Samuel 8:20
so shall, even we, become like all the nations, - and our king shall judge us, and go forth before us, and fight our battles.
Proverbs 29:27
An abomination to the righteous, is the man of perversity, and, an abomination to the lawless, is a man of straightforward way.
Luke 12:52
For there shall be, henceforth, five in one house, divided, - three against two, and two against three: