Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated.

Jacob

Bible References

Jacob

Malachi 1:2
“I have loved you,” says the Lord. But you say, “How have You loved us?” “Was not Esau Jacob’s brother?” declares the Lord. “Yet I have loved Jacob;

Hated

Genesis 29:31
Now the Lord saw that Leah was unloved, and He opened her womb, but Rachel was barren.
Deuteronomy 21:15
“If a man has two wives, the one loved and the other unloved, and both the loved and the unloved have borne him sons, if the firstborn son belongs to the unloved,
Proverbs 13:24
He who withholds his rod hates his son,
But he who loves him disciplines him diligently.
Matthew 10:37
He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me; and he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.
Luke 14:26
If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple.
John 12:25
He who loves his life loses it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it to life eternal.