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2 Timothy 4 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Preach the Word

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I solemnly exhort you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by His appearing and His kingdom:

Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:2 - preach the word; be ready [fn]in season and out of season; correct, rebuke, and [fn]exhort, with [fn]great patience and instruction.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:3 - For the time will come when they will not tolerate sound doctrine; but wanting to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance with their own desires,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:4 - and they will turn their ears away from the truth and will turn aside to myths.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:5 - But as for you, use self-restraint in all things, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.
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For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure has come.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:7 - I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:8 - in the future there is reserved 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 loved His appearing.

Personal Concerns

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Make every effort to come to me soon;

Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:10 - for Demas, having loved this present [fn]world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica; Crescens has gone to [fn]Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:11 - Only Luke is with me. Take along Mark and bring him with you, for he is useful to me for service.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:12 - But I have sent Tychicus to Ephesus.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:13 - When you come, bring the overcoat which I left at Troas with Carpus, and the books, especially the parchments.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:14 - Alexander the coppersmith did me great harm; the Lord will repay him according to his deeds.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:15 - Be on guard against him yourself too, for he vigorously opposed our [fn]teaching.
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At my first defense no one supported me, but all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:17 - But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that through me the proclamation might [fn]be fully accomplished, and that all the Gentiles might hear; and I was rescued out of the lion’s mouth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:18 - The Lord will rescue me from every evil deed, and will [fn]bring me safely to His heavenly kingdom; to [fn]Him be the glory forever and ever. Amen.
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Greet Prisca and Aquila, and the household of Onesiphorus.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:20 - Erastus remained at Corinth, but I left Trophimus sick at Miletus.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:21 - Make every effort to come before winter. Eubulus greets you, also Pudens, Linus, Claudia, and all the brothers and sisters.
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The Lord be with your spirit. Grace be with you.

NASB20 Footnotes
I.e., whether it is convenient or not
Or encourage
Lit all
Or age
One early ms Gaul
Lit words
Or be fulfilled
Or save me for
Lit Whom

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