These are some quotes from Star Wars​: The Force Awakens:

Kylo Ren : Look how old you've become.

Lor San Tekka : Something far worse has happened to you.

Kylo Ren : You know what I've come for.

Lor San Tekka : I know where you come from, before you called yourself "Kylo Ren".

Why does Lor respond "where you come from" whereas he was supposed to confirm to "what I've come from"?

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    This comes across more as an English Language comprehension question. Kylo isn't asking a question, he's making a statement. Same for Lor.
    – Tetsujin
    Jun 1 '19 at 16:52
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    "what I've come from" is literally not what was said in the quote you yourself posted.
    – BCdotWEB
    Jun 1 '19 at 18:43

Tekka is referring to Kylo Ren's heritage, being the son of Han Solo & Princess/General Leia, and nephew of Luke Skywalker.

"Where" in this instance is not about a location, but of character and substance of his family's legacy. Tekka, not directly responding to Kylo Ren's statement, instead takes a shot back at Kylo Ren implying that Kylo Ren is fooling himself, insinuating that Kylo Ren is pretending to be something he is not.

To paraphrase Tekka: It doesn't matter what you think/say you want, because I know whom you really are.

One has to remember that Lorr San Tekka is also a member of the Church of the Force, whom believe in the practices and restoration of the Jedi Order.

A good chunk of the sequel trilogy is debating if there is redemption for Kylo Ren and/or if Kylo Ren's philosophy has any justification. This scene just plays on the contention of such a debate.

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