Procure to come shortly unto me;
for Demas has forsaken me, having loved this present world and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia.
Only Luke is with me. Take Mark and bring him with thee, for he is profitable to me for the ministry.
And Tychicus I have sent to Ephesus.
The cloak that I left at Troas in the house of Carpus, when thou comest, bring with thee and the books, but especially the parchments.
Alexander the coppersmith did me much evil: the Lord reward him according to his works:
of whom be thou ware also; for he has greatly resisted our words.
At my first answer no one stood with me, but all men forsook me: let it not be imputed unto them.
But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, that by me the preaching might be fully known and that all the Gentiles might hear, and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.
And the Lord shall deliver me from every evil work and will save me for his heavenly kingdom, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Salute Prisca and Aquila and the household of Onesiphorus.
Erastus remained at Corinth, but Trophimus I have left at Miletum sick.
Procure to come before winter. Eubulus greets thee, and Pudens and Linus and Claudia and all the brethren.
The Lord Jesus Christ be with thy spirit. Grace be with you. Amen.