John 7:7

The world cannot hate you; but me it hateth, because I testify of it, that the works thereof are evil.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The world cannot hate you, but me it hateth, because I testifie of it, that the workes thereof are euill.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"The world cannot hate you, but it hates Me because I testify of it, that its deeds are evil.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The world cannot hate you; but me it hateth, because I testify of it, that its works are evil.
- American Standard Version (1901)

It is not possible for you to be hated by the world; but I am hated by it, because I give witness that what it does is evil.
- Basic English Bible

The world cannot hate you, but me it hates, because I bear witness concerning it that its works are evil.
- Darby Bible

The world cannot hate you; but me it hateth, because I testify concerning it, that its works are evil.
- Webster's Bible

It is impossible for the world to hate you; but me it does hate, because I give testimony concerning it that its conduct is evil.
- Weymouth Bible

The world can't hate you, but it hates me, because I testify about it, that its works are evil.
- World English Bible

The world may not hate you, sothely it hatith me; for Y bere witnessyng therof, that the werkis of it ben yuele.
- Wycliffe Bible

the world is not able to hate you, but me it doth hate, because I testify concerning it that its works are evil.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 7:7


7:7 The world cannot hate you - Because ye are of the world. But me it hateth - And all that bear the same testimony.


People's Bible Notes for John 7:7


Joh 7:7 The world cannot hate you. Because then it would hate its own, but it hated him because he rebuked his sins. They were of the world; he was not.

Discussion for John 7:7

  • If We must be the express image of Jesus Christ we should endeavor that we denounce evil wherever it is perpetuated, consequence of this is persecution from the world. Light and darkness have no fellowship.

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