Alexander the metalworker did me great harm; the Lord will reward him according to what he has done. 1
References for 2 Timothy 4:14
4.14 a 1 Ti 1.20; b Ps 62.12; Ro 2.6.
Be on your guard against him yourself, because he was violently opposed to our message.
No one stood by me the first time I defended myself; all deserted me. May God not count it against them!
But the Lord stayed with me and gave me strength, so that I was able to proclaim the full message for all the Gentiles to hear; and I was rescued from being sentenced to death.
And the Lord will rescue me from all evil and take me safely into his heavenly Kingdom. To him be the glory forever and ever! Amen.
I send greetings to Priscilla and Aquila and to the family of Onesiphorus. 2
References for 2 Timothy 4:19
4.19 a Ac 18.2; b 2 Ti 1.16, 17.
Erastus stayed in Corinth, and I left Trophimus in Miletus, because he was sick. 3
References for 2 Timothy 4:20
4.20 a Ac 19.22; Ro 16.23; b Ac 20.4; 21.29.
Do your best to come before winter. Eubulus, Pudens, Linus, and Claudia send their greetings, and so do all the other Christians.
The Lord be with your spirit. God's grace be with you all.