New International Version
16 You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you(A) so that you might go and bear fruit(B)—fruit that will last—and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you.(C) 17 This is my command: Love each other.(D)
The World Hates the Disciples
18 “If the world hates you,(E) keep in mind that it hated me first.