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 you love those who love you, what kind of credit is [that] to you? For even sinners love those who love them!
1 John 4:4
You are from God, little children, and have conquered them, because the one [who is] in you is greater than the one [who is] in the world.

General references

1 Samuel 8:20
so that we {also} may be like all the nations, and our king may rule us and go out before us and fight our battles."
Proverbs 29:27
A man of injustice is an abomination to the righteous, but the {upright} is an abomination to the wicked.
Luke 12:52
For from now on there will be five in one household, divided three against two and two against three.