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ἔχει μὲν ποικίλως πως ταῦτα: these things (love and hate) have somewhat complicated relations.

τὰ φιλικά: dispositions toward friendship.

πολεμικόν: see on χρησιμώτερον ii. 3. 1.

δυσμενές: an element of discord.

μισητὸν δὲ φθόνος: and envy leads to hate. The verbal in -τός, usually passive, has here an active meaning.

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