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2 Timothy 4

NLT 1 And so I solemnly urge you before God and before Christ Jesus -- who will someday judge the living and the dead when he appears to set up his Kingdom: NIV 1 In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I give you this charge: NLT 2 Preach the word of God. Be persistent, whether the time is favorable or not. Patiently correct, rebuke, and encourage your people with good teaching. NIV 2 Preach the Word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage--with great patience and careful instruction. NLT 3 For a time is coming when people will no longer listen to right teaching. They will follow their own desires and will look for teachers who will tell them whatever they want to hear. NIV 3 For the time will come when men will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear. NLT 4 They will reject the truth and follow strange myths. NIV 4 They will turn their ears away from the truth and turn aside to myths. NLT 5 But you should keep a clear mind in every situation. Don't be afraid of suffering for the Lord. Work at bringing others to Christ. Complete the ministry God has given you. NIV 5 But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, discharge all the duties of your ministry. NLT 6 As for me, my life has already been poured out as an offering to God. The time of my death is near. NIV 6 For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time has come for my departure. NLT 7 I have fought a good fight, I have finished the race, and I have remained faithful. NIV 7 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. NLT 8 And now the prize awaits me -- the crown of righteousness that the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give me on that great day of his return. And the prize is not just for me but for all who eagerly look forward to his glorious return. NIV 8 Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day--and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing. NLT 9 Please come as soon as you can. NIV 9 Do your best to come to me quickly, NLT 10 Demas has deserted me because he loves the things of this life and has gone to Thessalonica. Crescens has gone to Galatia, and Titus has gone to Dalmatia. NIV 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. NLT 11 Only Luke is with me. Bring Mark with you when you come, for he will be helpful to me. NIV 11 Only Luke is with me. Get Mark and bring him with you, because he is helpful to me in my ministry. NLT 12 I sent Tychicus to Ephesus. NIV 12 I sent Tychicus to Ephesus. NLT 13 When you come, be sure to bring the coat I left with Carpus at Troas. Also bring my books, and especially my papers. NIV 13 When you come, bring the cloak that I left with Carpus at Troas, and my scrolls, especially the parchments. NLT 14 Alexander the coppersmith has done me much harm, but the Lord will judge him for what he has done. NIV 14 Alexander the metalworker did me a great deal of harm. The Lord will repay him for what he has done. NLT 15 Be careful of him, for he fought against everything we said. NIV 15 You too should be on your guard against him, because he strongly opposed our message. NLT 16 The first time I was brought before the judge, no one was with me. Everyone had abandoned me. I hope it will not be counted against them. NIV 16 At my first defense, no one came to my support, but everyone deserted me. May it not be held against them. NLT 17 But the Lord stood with me and gave me strength, that I might preach the Good News in all its fullness for all the Gentiles to hear. And he saved me from certain death. NIV 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. NLT 18 Yes, and the Lord will deliver me from every evil attack and will bring me safely to his heavenly Kingdom. To God be the glory forever and ever. Amen. NIV 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. NLT 19 Give my greetings to Priscilla and Aquila and those living at the household of Onesiphorus. NIV 19 Greet Priscilla and Aquila and the household of Onesiphorus. NLT 20 Erastus stayed at Corinth, and I left Trophimus sick at Miletus. NIV 20 Erastus stayed in Corinth, and I left Trophimus sick in Miletus. NLT 21 Hurry so you can get here before winter. Eubulus sends you greetings, and so do Pudens, Linus, Claudia, and all the brothers and sisters. NIV 21 Do your best to get here before winter. Eubulus greets you, and so do Pudens, Linus, Claudia and all the brothers. NLT 22 May the Lord be with your spirit. Grace be with you all. NIV 22 The Lord be with your spirit. Grace be with you.