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2 Timothy 4:9-22 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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9 Do your best to come to me soon. 9 Do your best to come to me quickly,
10 For Demas, in love with this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessaloni'ca; Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia. 10 for Demas, because he loved this world, has deserted me and has gone to Thessalonica. Crescens has gone to Galatia, and Titus to Dalmatia.
11 Luke alone is with me. Get Mark and bring him with you; for he is very useful in serving me. 11 Only Luke is with me. Get Mark and bring him with you, because he is helpful to me in my ministry.
12 Tych'icus I have sent to Ephesus. 12 I sent Tychicus to Ephesus.
13 When you come, bring the cloak that I left with Carpus at Tro'as, also the books, and above all the parchments. 13 When you come, bring the cloak that I left with Carpus at Troas, and my scrolls, especially the parchments.
14 Alexander the coppersmith did me great harm; the Lord will requite him for his deeds. 14 Alexander the metalworker did me a great deal of harm. The Lord will repay him for what he has done.
15 Beware of him yourself, for he strongly opposed our message. 15 You too should be on your guard against him, because he strongly opposed our message.
16 At my first defense no one took my part; all deserted me. May it not be charged against them! 16 At my first defense, no one came to my support, but everyone deserted me. May it not be held against them.
17 But the Lord stood by me and gave me strength to proclaim the message fully, that all the Gentiles might hear it. So I was rescued from the lion's mouth. 17 But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength, so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it. And I was delivered from the lion's mouth.
18 The Lord will rescue me from every evil and save me for his heavenly kingdom. To him be the glory for ever and ever. Amen. 18 The Lord will rescue me from every evil attack and will bring me safely to his heavenly kingdom. To him be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
19 Greet Prisca and Aq'uila, and the household of Onesiph'orus. 19 Greet Priscilla and Aquila and the household of Onesiphorus.
20 Eras'tus remained at Corinth; Troph'imus I left ill at Mile'tus. 20 Erastus stayed in Corinth, and I left Trophimus sick in Miletus.
21 Do your best to come before winter. Eubu'lus sends greetings to you, as do Pudens and Linus and Claudia and all the brethren. 21 Do your best to get here before winter. Eubulus greets you, and so do Pudens, Linus, Claudia and all the brothers.
22 The Lord be with your spirit. Grace be with you. 22 The Lord be with your spirit. Grace be with you.