That is why I am suffering as I am. Yet I am not ashamed,1 because I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard2 what I have entrusted to him for that day.313
What you heard from me,4 keep5 as the pattern6 of sound teaching,7 with faith and love in Christ Jesus.814
Guard9 the good deposit that was entrusted to you--guard it with the help of the Holy Spirit who lives in us.1015
You know that everyone in the province of Asia11 has deserted me,12 including Phygelus and Hermogenes.
May the Lord show mercy to the household of Onesiphorus,13 because he often refreshed me and was not ashamed14 of my chains.1517
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!16 You know very well in how many ways he helped me17 in Ephesus.18