my persecutions and sufferings that happened to me 1at Antioch, 2at Iconium, and 3at Lystra--which persecutions I endured; yet 4from them all 5the Lord rescued me.
Indeed, all who desire to 6live a godly life in Christ Jesus 7will be persecuted,
while 8evil people and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceiving and 9being deceived.
But as for you, 10continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whoma you learned it
and how 11from childhood you have been acquainted with 12the sacred writings, 13which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
1614All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,
that 15the man of Godb may be competent, 16equipped 17for every good work.