When you come, bring the cloak that I left with Carpus at Troas,1 and my scrolls, especially the parchments.
Alexander2 the metalworker did me a great deal of harm. The Lord will repay him for what he has done.315
You too should be on your guard against him, because he strongly opposed our message.
At my first defense, no one came to my support, but everyone deserted me. May it not be held against them.417
But the Lord stood at my side5 and gave me strength,6 so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it.7 And I was delivered from the lion's mouth.818
The Lord will rescue me from every evil attack9 and will bring me safely to his heavenly kingdom.10 To him be glory for ever and ever. Amen.11
Greet Priscillaa and Aquila12 and the household of Onesiphorus.1320
Erastus14 stayed in Corinth, and I left Trophimus15 sick in Miletus.1621
Do your best to get here before winter.17 Eubulus greets you, and so do Pudens, Linus, Claudia and all the brothers.