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1 Paul, an Apostle of Jesus Christ by the purpose of God, in the hope of the life which is in Christ Jesus, 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, according to the promise of life that is in Christ Jesus,
2 To Timothy, my well-loved child: Grace, mercy, peace, from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. 2 To Timothy, my dear son: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
3 I give praise to God, whose servant I have been, with a heart free from sin, from the time of my fathers, because in my prayers at all times the thought of you is with me, night and day 3 I thank God, whom I serve, as my forefathers did, with a clear conscience, as night and day I constantly remember you in my prayers.
4 Desiring to see you, keeping in my memory your weeping, so that I may be full of joy; 4 Recalling your tears, I long to see you, so that I may be filled with joy.
5 Having in mind your true faith, which first was in your mother's mother Lois, and in your mother Eunice, and, I am certain, is now in you. 5 I have been reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice and, I am persuaded, now lives in you also.
6 For this reason I say to you, Let that grace of God which is in you, given to you by my hands, have living power. 6 For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands.
7 For God did not give us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of self-control. 7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline.
8 Have no feeling of shame, then, for the witness of our Lord or for me, his prisoner: but undergo all things for the good news in the measure of the power of God; 8 So do not be ashamed to testify about our Lord, or ashamed of me his prisoner. But join with me in suffering for the gospel, by the power of God,
9 Who gave us salvation, marking us out for his purpose, not on account of our works, but in the measure of his purpose and his grace, which was given to us in Christ Jesus before times eternal, 9 who has saved us and called us to a holy life--not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time,
10 But has now been made clear by the revelation of our Saviour Christ Jesus, who put an end to death and made life unending come to light through the good news, 10 but it has now been revealed through the appearing of our Savior, Christ Jesus, who has destroyed death and has brought life and immortality to light through the gospel.
11 Of which I was made a preacher and an Apostle and a teacher; 11 And of this gospel I was appointed a herald and an apostle and a teacher.
12 And for which I undergo these things: but I have no feeling of shame. For I have knowledge of him in whom I have faith, and I am certain that he is able to keep that which I have given into his care till that day. 12 That is why I am suffering as I am. Yet I am not ashamed, because I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him for that day.
13 Keep the form of those true words which you had from me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus. 13 What you heard from me, keep as the pattern of sound teaching, with faith and love in Christ Jesus.
14 That good thing which was given to you keep safe, through the Holy Spirit which is in us. 14 Guard the good deposit that was entrusted to you--guard it with the help of the Holy Spirit who lives in us.
15 You have had news that all those in Asia went away from me; among whom are Phygelus and Hermogenes: 15 You know that everyone in the province of Asia has deserted me, including Phygelus and Hermogenes.
16 May the Lord give mercy to the house of Onesiphorus because he frequently gave me help, and had no feeling of shame because I was in chains; 16 May the Lord show mercy to the household of Onesiphorus, because he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chains.
17 But when he was in Rome, he went in search of me everywhere, and came to me 17 On the contrary, when he was in Rome, he searched hard for me until he found me.
18 (May he have the Lord's mercy in that day); and of all he did for me at Ephesus you have full knowledge. 18 May the Lord grant that he will find mercy from the Lord on that day! You know very well in how many ways he helped me in Ephesus.