2 Timothy 4:9-18 LEB

Final Instructions to Timothy

9 Make haste to come to me quickly.

References for 2 Timothy 4:9

      10 For Demas deserted me, [because he]a loved the present age, and went to Thessalonica. Crescens [went] to Galatia; Titus [went] to Dalmatia.

      References for 2 Timothy 4:10

        • t 4:10 - *Here "[because]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("loved") which is understood as causal
          11 Luke alone is with me. Take along Mark [and]b bring [him] with you, because he is useful to me for ministry.

          References for 2 Timothy 4:11

            • u 4:11 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("take along") has been translated as a finite verb
              12 But I have sent Tychicus to Ephesus.
              13 [When you]c come, bring the cloak that I left behind in Troas with Carpus, and the scrolls, especially the parchments.

              References for 2 Timothy 4:13

                • v 4:13 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("come") which is understood as temporal
                  14 Alexander the metalworker did me much harm; may the Lord pay back to him according to his deeds,
                  15 against whom you also be on guard, because he vehemently opposed our words.
                  16 At my first defense, no one came to my [aid], but [they] all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.
                  17 But the Lord helped me and strengthened me, so that through me the proclamation might be fulfilled and all the Gentiles might hear, and he rescued [me] from the lion's mouth.
                  18 The Lord will rescue me from every evil deed, and will save [me] for his heavenly kingdom, to whom [be] the glory {forever and ever}d. Amen.

                  References for 2 Timothy 4:18

                    • w 4:18 - Literally "to the ages of the ages"