Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I have loved you, saith Jehovah. Yet ye say, Wherein hast thou loved us? Was not Esau Jacob's brother, saith Jehovah: yet I loved Jacob;
And Jehovah saw that Leah was hated, and he opened her womb. But Rachel was barren.
If a man have two wives, the one beloved, and the other hated, and they have borne him children, both the beloved and the hated; and if the first-born son be hers that was hated;
He that spareth his rod hateth his son; But he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.
If any man cometh unto me, and hateth not his own father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
He that loveth his life loseth it; and he that hateth his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal.