8 qWhoever makes a practice of sinning is of the devil, for the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was rto destroy the works of the devil.
12 We should not be like xCain, who was of the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? yBecause his own deeds were evil and his brother’s righteous.
23 He said to them, j“You are from below; I am from above. kYou are of this world; lI am not of this world.
38 The field is the world, and the good seed is kthe sons of the kingdom. The weeds are lthe sons of the evil one,