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 am testifying about it that its deeds are evil.
1 Kings 22:8
The king of Israel answered Jehoshaphat, "There is still one man through whom we can seek the Lord's will. But I despise him because he does not prophesy prosperity for me, but disaster. His name is Micaiah son of Imlah. Jehoshaphat said, "The king should not say such things."
There are those who rebel against the light; they do not know its ways and they do not stay on its paths.
For you hate instruction and reject my words.
Because they hated moral knowledge, and did not choose to fear the Lord,
But the path of the righteous is like the bright morning light, growing brighter and brighter until full day.
And you will say, "How I hated discipline! My heart spurned reproof!
The scorner does not love one who corrects him; he will not go to the wise.
The Israelites hate anyone who arbitrates at the city gate; they despise anyone who speaks honestly.
One of the experts in religious law answered him, "Teacher, when you say these things you insult us too."
For if someone merely listens to the message and does not live it out, he is like someone who gazes at his own face in a mirror.
For the things they do in secret are shameful even to mention.
the eagle owl, the short-eared owl, the long-eared owl, the hawk of any kind,
When the sun rises, they withdraw and sleep in their dens.
But the Pharisees said, "By the ruler of demons he casts out demons."
For this reason I speak to them in parables: Although they see they do not see, and although they hear they do not hear nor do they understand.
And they knew nothing until the flood came and took them all away. It will be the same at the coming of the Son of Man.
And the light shines on in the darkness, but the darkness has not mastered it.
But because I am telling you the truth, you do not believe me.
"If the world hates you, be aware that it hated me first.
concerning sin, because they do not believe in me;