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

  • Olanrewaju fanimo
    Our creator who is the vine supplies us with all necessary nourishment, nourishments to stay strong, firm and alive. I get grafted to Him and am well and well nourished physically, spiritually and all ramifications.
  • Blossom Wright
    No, the Lord Jesus was not referring to the fruits but the fruit bearers
  • Irene123
    V. 13 - " ... that a man (woman) lay down his life for his friends". To 'lay down' our life is to repent, be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ, and receive the gift (Free) of the Holy Ghost, Acts 2:38. This is the only way our life for ourselves can be seen to be dead to our friends. Because the H. G. will effect a VISIBLE change they can see of new life.
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 15:5 I AM THE VINE YOU ARE THE BRANCHES HE THAT ABIDETH IN ME AND I IN HIM THE SAME BRINGETH FORTH MUCH FRUIT --- FOR WITHOUT ME YOU CAN DO NOTHING
    JOHN 14:14 IF YOU SHALL ASK ANYTHING IN MY NAME I WILL DO IT 14:15 IF YOU LOVE ME KEEP MY COMMANDMENTS I JOHN 3:22 AND WHATSOEVER WE ASK WE RECEIVE OF HIM BECAUSE WE --- KEEP HIS COMMANDMENTS AND DO THOSE THINGS THAT ARE PLEASEING IN HIS SIGHT
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 15:13 GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS --- 15:14 YOU ARE MY FRIENDS IF YOU DO WHATSOEVER I COMMAND YOU --- MARK 8:35 FOR WHOSOEVER WILL SAVE HIS LIFE SHALL LOSE IT BUT WHOSOEVER SHALL LOSE HIS LIFE FOR MY SAKE AND THE GOSPELS THE SAME SHALL SAVE IT
  • Lilian
    Ye have not chosen me I have chosen you and ordained you that ye should go and bring fort fruit. This fruit should remain in you that everything you ask to my Father in my name you shall receive. Thank you Jesus for your words you are faithful to your promises thank you for the blessings you have given me praise God hallelujah

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