John 15:18

If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If the world hate you, yee know that it hated me before it hated you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If the world hates you, you know that it has hated Me before {it hated} you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If the world hateth you, ye know that it hath hated me before `it hated' you.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If you are hated by the world, keep in mind that I was hated by the world before you.
- Basic English Bible

If the world hate you, know that it has hated me before you.
- Darby Bible

If the world hateth you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you.
- Webster's Bible

If the world hates you, remember that it has first had me as the fixed object of its hatred.
- Weymouth Bible

If the world hates you, you know that it has hated me before it hated you.
- World English Bible

If the world hatith you, wite ye, that it hadde me in hate rather than you.
- Wycliffe Bible

if the world doth hate you, ye know that it hath hated me before you;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for John 15:18


Joh 15:18 If the world hate you. "The world" is the unregenerate portion of mankind. It hated and slew the Lord. It has never loved his disciples. Satan is its prince.

Discussion for John 15

  • Librarygal143
    Thank you, Dewey J, and God Bless you :) .
  • Dewey J
    Librarygal123, I am praying for you and that God answers all your prayers. Remember the blood that Jesus shed for you will never lose it's power. Praise Jehovah in the highest. Amen!
  • Librarygal143
    Please pray for peace to once again unite my family. One hasn't spoken to the other in a long time, and it has caused a great deal of stress for everyone. I am healing from a cardiac issue stemming from gene therapy after having surgery chemo for cancer their issue has been brought to me, and I try to help. I need God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit to help all of us, and I pray every day to them.
  • Lilian
    Jesus himself is the word of God He who loves him should keep his commandments. He who drinks the living water (word of God) will never be thirsty. I love and trust Jesus and his words abide in me everything i ask in Jesus name it shall be done unto you.Thank you Lord for the BLOOD YOU SHED FOR US Its more than enough. I will praise you for you are worthy am nothing w/o U
  • Tendai
    if i abide in christ and christ in me everything will be fine with me
  • Robin Brazil
    I love the father, son, and holy ghost for all the things they do for me, and will continue to ask them to guide me, and my family life with wisdom, knowledge love, and protection in Jesus name Amen.