91Makeeveryeffort to come to me soon;
for 2Demas, having loved3thispresentaworld, has deserted me and gone to 4Thessalonica; Crescens has gone to b5Galatia, 6Titus to Dalmatia.
117Only8Luke is with me. Pick up 9Mark and bring him with you, 10for he is useful to me for service.
But 11Tychicus I have sent to 12Ephesus.
When you comebring the cloakwhich I left at 13Troas with Carpus, and the books, especially the parchments.
1414Alexander the coppersmithdid me muchharm; 15the Lord will repay him according to his deeds.
Be on guard against him yourself, for he vigorouslyopposed our cteaching.
At my firstdefensenoonesupported me, but alldeserted me; 16may it not be counted against them.
But the Lordstood with me and 17strengthened me, so that through me 18the proclamation might dbe 19fullyaccomplished, and that all20the Gentiles might hear; and I was 21rescued out of 22the lion'smouth.
The Lord will rescue me from everyevildeed, and will e23bring me safely to His 24heavenlykingdom; 25to fHim be the gloryforever and ever. Amen.