but it has now been revealed1 through the appearing of our Savior, Christ Jesus,2 who has destroyed death3 and has brought life and immortality to light through the gospel.
And of this gospel4 I was appointed5 a herald and an apostle and a teacher.612
That is why I am suffering as I am. Yet I am not ashamed,7 because I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard8 what I have entrusted to him for that day.913
What you heard from me,10 keep11 as the pattern12 of sound teaching,13 with faith and love in Christ Jesus.1414
Guard15 the good deposit that was entrusted to you--guard it with the help of the Holy Spirit who lives in us.1615
You know that everyone in the province of Asia17 has deserted me,18 including Phygelus and Hermogenes.
May the Lord show mercy to the household of Onesiphorus,19 because he often refreshed me and was not ashamed20 of my chains.2117
On the contrary, when he was in Rome, he searched hard for me until he found me.
May the Lord grant that he will find mercy from the Lord on that day!22 You know very well in how many ways he helped me23 in Ephesus.24