But I hopeain the LordJesus to 1send2Timothy to you shortly, so that I also may be encouraged when I learn of your condition .
For I havenoone else 3of kindredspiritwho will genuinely be concerned for your welfare.
For they all4seekafter their own interests, not those of ChristJesus.
But you know5of his provenworth, that 6he served with me in the furtherance of the gospel7like a child serving his father.
238Therefore I hope to send him immediately, as soon as I seehowthings go with me;
and 9I trust in the Lord that I myselfalso will be comingshortly.