2 Timothy 4:16-22 NIV

16 At my first defense, no one came to my support, but everyone deserted me. May it not be held against them.

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17 But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength, so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it. And I was delivered from the lion’s mouth.

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18 The Lord will rescue me from every evil attack and will bring me safely to his heavenly kingdom. To him be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

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Final Greetings

19 Greet Priscillaa and Aquila and the household of Onesiphorus.

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    • b 4:19 - Greek "Prisca" , a variant of "Priscilla"
      20 Erastus stayed in Corinth, and I left Trophimus sick in Miletus.

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      21 Do your best to get here before winter. Eubulus greets you, and so do Pudens, Linus, Claudia and all the brothers and sisters.b

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        • c 4:21 - The Greek word for "brothers and sisters" ("adelphoi" ) refers here to believers, both men and women, as part of God’s family.
          22 The Lord be with your spirit. Grace be with you all.

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