Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on John 7:7 in English Standard Version "The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify about it that its works are evil." Joh 3:19 And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil. Joh 15:18 “If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you. Joh 15:24 If I had not done among them the works that no one else did, they would not be guilty of sin, but now they have seen and hated both me and my Father. Col 1:21 And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, 1Jo 3:12 We should not be like Cain, who was of the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own deeds were evil and his brother’s righteous.