And the God of all grace, who called you1 to his eternal glory2 in Christ, after you have suffered a little while,3 will himself restore you and make you strong,4 firm and steadfast.
To him be the power for ever and ever. Amen.5
With the help of Silas,a6 whom I regard as a faithful brother, I have written to you briefly,7 encouraging you and testifying that this is the true grace of God. Stand fast in it.813
She who is in Babylon, chosen together with you, sends you her greetings, and so does my son Mark.914
Greet one another with a kiss of love.10 Peace11 to all of you who are in Christ.