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
For if you love them who love you, what thanks have you? for sinners also love those that love them.
1 John 4:4
You are of God, little 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
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 just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.
Luke 12:52
For from now on there shall be five in one house divided, three against two, and two against three.