2 Timothy 4:1 ←
I command you therefore before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, who will judge the living and the dead at his appearing and his Kingdom:
2 Timothy 4:2 ←
preach the word; be urgent in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort with all patience and teaching.
2 Timothy 4:3 ←
For the time will come when they will not listen to the sound doctrine, but having itching ears, will heap up for themselves teachers after their own lusts,
2 Timothy 4:4 ←
and will turn away their ears from the truth, and turn away to fables.
2 Timothy 4:5 ←
But you be sober in all things, suffer hardship, do the work of an evangelist, and fulfill your ministry.
2 Timothy 4:6 ←
For I am already being offered, and the time of my departure has come.
2 Timothy 4:7 ←
I have fought the good fight. I have finished the course. I have kept the faith.
2 Timothy 4:8 ←
From now on, the crown of righteousness is stored up for me, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will give to me on that day; and not to me only, but also to all those who have loved his appearing.
2 Timothy 4:9 ←
Be diligent to come to me soon,
2 Timothy 4:10 ←
for Demas left me, having loved this present world, and went to Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia; and Titus to Dalmatia.
2 Timothy 4:11 ←
Only Luke is with me. Take Mark and bring him with you, for he is useful to me for service.
2 Timothy 4:12 ←
But I sent Tychicus to Ephesus.
2 Timothy 4:13 ←
Bring the cloak that I left at Troas with Carpus when you come—and the books, especially the parchments.
2 Timothy 4:14 ←
Alexander the coppersmith did much evil to me. The Lord will repay him according to his deeds.
2 Timothy 4:15 ←
Beware of him, for he greatly opposed our words.
2 Timothy 4:16 ←
At my first defense, no one came to help me, but all left me. May it not be held against them.
2 Timothy 4:17 ←
But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, that through me the message might be fully proclaimed, and that all the Gentiles might hear. So I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.
2 Timothy 4:18 ←
And the Lord will deliver me from every evil work and will preserve me for his heavenly Kingdom. To him be the glory forever and ever. Amen.
2 Timothy 4:19 ←
Greet Prisca and Aquila, and the house of Onesiphorus.
2 Timothy 4:20 ←
Erastus remained at Corinth, but I left Trophimus at Miletus sick.
2 Timothy 4:21 ←
Be diligent to come before winter. Eubulus salutes you, as do Pudens, Linus, Claudia, and all the brothers.
2 Timothy 4:22 ←
The Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Grace be with you. Amen.