Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify about its deeds, that they are evil.
Then one of the teachers of the law of Moses answered Jesus, saying, "Teacher, you insulted us too by saying this."
For if anyone is [only] a listener to the word and does not practice it, he is like a person who sees his natural face in a mirror,
For it is shameful even to talk about the things they do in private.
But the Pharisees said, "He is driving out evil spirits by [the power of] the chief of evil spirits."
Therefore, I am speaking to them with parables because [although] they can see, they [really] do not perceive, and [although] they can hear, they [really] do not comprehend, and so they [utterly] fail to understand [what I am trying to get across].
And the people [i.e., of Noah's day] did not know [when it would happen] until the Flood came and swept them all away. It will be the same way when the presence of the Son of man [arrives].
And [His] light continued to shine, [even] in the darkness [of the world], and that darkness did not overcome Him [or, did not fully understand Him].
But because I tell [you] the truth, you do not believe me.
"If the world hates you, then know that it has [already] hated me, [even] before it hated you.
[The world will be proven guilty] of sin for not believing in me.