But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship,1 do the work of an evangelist,2 discharge all the duties of your ministry.
For I am already being poured out like a drink offering,3 and the time has come for my departure.47
I have fought the good fight,5 I have finished the race,6 I have kept the faith.
Now there is in store for me7 the crown of righteousness,8 which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day9--and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.10
Do your best to come to me quickly,1110
for Demas,12 because he loved this world,13 has deserted me and has gone to Thessalonica.14 Crescens has gone to Galatia,15 and Titus16 to Dalmatia.
Only Luke17 is with me.18 Get Mark19 and bring him with you, because he is helpful to me in my ministry.