John 15:19

If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If ye were of the world, the world would loue his owne: But because yee are not of the world, but I haue chosen you out of the world, therfore the world hateth you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If you were of the world, the world would love its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, because of this the world hates you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If ye were of the world, the world would love its own: but because ye are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If you were of the world, you would be loved by the world: but because you are not of the world, but I have taken you out of the world, you are hated by the world.
- Basic English Bible

If ye were of the world, the world would love its own; but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, on account of this the world hates you.
- Darby Bible

If ye were of the world, the world would love its own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.
- Webster's Bible

If you belonged to the world, the world would love its own property. But because you do not belong to the world, and I have chosen you out of the world--for that reason the world hates you.
- Weymouth Bible

If you were of the world, the world would love its own. But because you are not of the world, since I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.
- World English Bible

If ye hadden be of the world, the world schulde loue that thing that was his; but for ye ben not of the world, but Y chees you fro the world, therfor the world hatith you.
- Wycliffe Bible

if of the world ye were, the world its own would have been loving, and because of the world ye are not -- but I chose out of the world -- because of this the world hateth you.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 15:19


15:19 Because ye are not of the world, therefore the world hateth you - Because your maxims, tempers, actions, are quite opposite to theirs. For the very same reason must the world in all ages hate those who are not of the world.


Discussion for John 15

  • Doninokidd
    God is truly amazing
  • Deloies Kilgore
    Thank youfather God in the name of Jesus forgiving your only son to die on the cross for my sins.and preparing us for what is to come. l must put on the whole armor of God Lord keep me in your word
  • BSP
    We can expect the same treatment as Christ's followers as he received.
  • MockingBird
    If the world likes you and you like hanging around the people of the world : You do not belong to God :
  • Scott
    For by the grace of God that we are save being save and yet going to be save. Just remember it's not about you, but about the KINGDOM.
    We all have work to do.
  • Lilian
    WE LOVED BECAUSE JESUS FIRST LOVES US. AMEN. THANK YOU FOR BLOOD LORD BY YOUR BLOOD WE ARE REDEEMED FORGIVEN

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