Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I have loved you, says the LORD. Yet you say, How have you loved us? Was not Esau Jacob's brother? says the LORD: yet I loved Jacob,
And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb: but Rachel was barren.
If a man has two wives, one beloved, and another hated, and they have borne him children, both the beloved and the hated; and if the firstborn son be hers that was hated:
He that spares his rod hates his son: but he that loves him chastens him early.
He that loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.
If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
He that loves his life shall lose it; and he that hates his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal.