Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.
The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify of it that its works are evil.
1 Kings 22:8
And the king of Israel replied unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah, the son of Imlah, by whom we may enquire of the LORD; but I hate him, for he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.
They are among those that rebel against the light; they have never known its ways nor abided in its paths.
Seeing thou dost hate chastening and dost cast my words behind thee.
Because they hated knowledge and did not choose the fear of the LORD:
But the path of the just is as the light of the morning star, that shines more and more until the day is perfect.
and say, How have I hated chastening and my heart despised reproof
The scorner does not love the one that reproves him, neither will he go unto the wise.
They hate him that rebukes in the gate, and they abhor him that speaks uprightly.
Then one of the lawyers answered and said unto him, Master, saying these things, thou dost reproach us also.
For if anyone hears the word and does not put it into practice, this same is like unto the man beholding his natural face in a mirror:
For it is a shame even to speak of those things which they do in secret.
the owl, the night hawk, the cuckow, and the hawk according to his species;
The sun arises, they withdraw and lay themselves down in their dens.
But the Pharisees said, He casts out demons through the prince of the demons.
Therefore, I speak to them in parables because seeing they see not, and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.
and they knew not until the flood came and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness apprehended it not.
And because I tell you the truth, ye do not believe me.
If the world hates you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you.
of sin, because they do not believe in me;