John 15:18
Good News Translation
"If the world hates you, just remember that it has hated me first.

Contemporary English Version
If the people of this world hate you, just remember that they hated me first.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If the world hate you, know ye that it hath hated me before you.

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

John 15:23-25 He that hateth me hateth my Father also. . . .

John 3:20 For every one that doth evil hateth the light and cometh not to the light, that his works may not be reproved.

John 7:7 The world cannot hate you: but me it hateth, because I give testimony of it, that the works thereof are evil,

1 Kings 22:8 And the king of Israel said to Josaphat. There is one man left, by whom we may inquire of the Lord; Micheas, the son of Jemla: but I hate him, for he doth not prophecy good to me, but evil. And Josaphat said: Speak not so, O king.

Isaiah 49:7 Thus saith the Lord the redeemer of Israel, his Holy One, to the soul that is despised, to the nation that is abhorred, to the servant of rulers: Kings shall see, and princes shall rise up, and adore for the Lord's sake, because he is faithful, and for the Holy One of Israel, who hath chosen thee.

Isaiah 53:3 Despised, and the most abject of men, a man of sorrows, and acquainted with infirmity: and his look was as it were hidden and despised, whereupon we esteemed him not.

Zechariah 11:8 And I cut off three shepherds in one month, and my soul was straitened in their regard: for their soul also varied in my regard.

Matthew 5:11 Blessed are ye when they shall revile you, and persecute you, and speak all that is evil against you, untruly, for my sake:

Matthew 10:22 And you shall be hated by all men for my name's sake: but he that shall persevere unto the end, he shall be saved.

Matthew 24:9 Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted and shall put you to death: and you shall be hated by all nations for my name's sake.

Mark 13:13 And you shall be hated by all men for my name's sake. But he that shall endure unto the end, he shall be saved.

Luke 6:22 Blessed shall you be when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you and shall reproach you and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.

Hebrews 12:2 Looking on Jesus, the author and finisher of faith, who, having joy set before him, endured the cross, despising the shame, and now sitteth on the right hand of the throne of God.

James 4:4 Adulterers, know you not that the friendship of this world is the enemy of God? Whosoever therefore will be a friend of this world becometh an enemy of God.

1 John 3:1,3,13 Behold what manner of charity the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called and should be the sons of God. Therefore the world knoweth not us, because it knew not him. . . .

Context
The Hatred of the World
17These things I command you, that you love one another. 18If the world hate you, know ye that it hath hated me before you. 19If you had been of the world, the world would love its own: but because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.…
Cross References
Proverbs 29:27
The just abhor a wicked man: and the wicked loathe them that are in the right way. The son that keepeth the word, shall be free from destruction.

Isaiah 66:5
Hear the word of the Lord, you that tremble at his word: Your brethren that hate you, and cast you out for my name's sake, have said: Let the Lord be glorified, and we shall see in your joy: but they shall be confounded.

Matthew 10:22
And you shall be hated by all men for my name's sake: but he that shall persevere unto the end, he shall be saved.

Matthew 24:9
Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted and shall put you to death: and you shall be hated by all nations for my name's sake.

John 7:7
The world cannot hate you: but me it hateth, because I give testimony of it, that the works thereof are evil,

John 16:1
These things have I spoken to you things have I spoken to you that you may not be scandalized.

John 16:33
These things I have spoken to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you shall have distress. But have confidence. I have overcome the world.

Acts 14:22
Confirming the souls of the disciples and exhorting them to continue in the faith: and that through many tribulations we must enter into the kingdom of God.

1 John 3:1
Behold what manner of charity the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called and should be the sons of God. Therefore the world knoweth not us, because it knew not him.

1 John 3:13
Wonder not, brethren, if the world hate you.

Additional Translations
If the world hates you, understand that it hated Me first.

If the world hates you, you know that it has hated Me before you.

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

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

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

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

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

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

If the world hates you, you know that it has hated me before it hated you.

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