is that what you determine all these to mean also then? or is this simply justifying apologetics?<quoted text>
Didn't God tell us to honor your father and mother? And to love even our enemies?
Hebrew language usually has a comparative analogy of 2 or more things when using the term "hate", which is best translated as "love less."
The LORD taketh my part with them that help me: therefore shall I see my desire upon them that hate me.
Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.
I hate vain thoughts: but thy law do I love.
Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way.
I hate and abhor lying: but thy law do I love.
Let them all be confounded and turned back that hate Zion.
Do not I hate them, O LORD, that hate thee? and am not I grieved with those that rise up against thee?
I hate them with perfect hatred: I count them mine enemies.
How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?
These six things doth the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him:
The fear of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate.
But he that sinneth against me wrongeth his own soul: all they that hate me love death.
Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.
All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursueth them with words, yet they are wanting to him.
Withdraw thy foot from thy neighbour's house; lest he be weary of thee, and so hate thee.
The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul.
A time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace.
For I the LORD love judgment, I hate robbery for burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.
Howbeit I sent unto you all my servants the prophets, rising early and sending them, saying, Oh, do not this abominable thing that I hate.
Behold, therefore I have stretched out my hand over thee, and have diminished thine ordinary food, and delivered thee unto the will of them that hate thee, the daughters of the Philistines, which are ashamed of thy lewd way.
Then Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, was astonied for one hour, and his thoughts troubled him. The king spake, and said, Belteshazzar, let not the dream, or the interpretation thereof, trouble thee. Belteshazzar answered and said, My lord, the dream be to them that hate thee, and the interpretation thereof to thine enemies.
They hate him that rebuketh in the gate, and they abhor him that speaketh uprightly.
Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish judgment in the gate: it may be that the LORD God of hosts will be gracious unto the remnant of Joseph.
I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not smell in your solemn assemblies.
The Lord GOD hath sworn by himself, saith the LORD the God of hosts, I abhor the excellency of Jacob, and hate his palaces: therefore will I deliver up the city with all that is therein.
Who hate the good, and love the evil; who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones;
And let none of you imagine evil in your hearts against his neighbour; and love no false oath: for all these are things that I hate, saith the LORD.