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2 Timothy 4 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:1 - I solemnly charge you before God and Christ Jesus, who is going to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:2 - Preach the message, be ready whether it is convenient or not, reprove, rebuke, exhort with complete patience and instruction.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:3 - For there will be a time when people will not tolerate sound teaching. Instead, following their own desires, they will accumulate teachers for themselves, because they have an insatiable curiosity to hear new things.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:4 - And they will turn away from hearing the truth, but on the other hand they will turn aside to myths.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:5 - You, however, be self-controlled in all things, endure hardship, do an evangelist's work, fulfill your ministry.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:6 - For I am already being poured out as an offering, and the time for me to depart is at hand.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:7 - I have competed well; I have finished the race; I have kept the faith!
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:8 - Finally the crown of righteousness is reserved for me. The Lord, the righteous Judge, will award it to me in that day - and not to me only, but also to all who have set their affection on his appearing.

Personal Concerns

Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:9 - Make every effort to come to me soon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:10 - For Demas deserted me, since he loved the present age, and he went to Thessalonica. Crescens went to Galatia and Titus to Dalmatia.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:11 - Only Luke is with me. Get Mark and bring him with you, because he is a great help to me in ministry.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:12 - Now I have sent Tychicus to Ephesus.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:13 - When you come, bring with you the cloak I left in Troas with Carpas and the scrolls, especially the parchments.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:14 - Alexander the coppersmith did me a great deal of harm. The Lord will repay him in keeping with his deeds.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:15 - You be on guard against him too, because he vehemently opposed our words.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:16 - At my first defense no one appeared in my support; instead they all deserted me - may they not be held accountable for it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:17 - But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, so that through me the message would be fully proclaimed for all the Gentiles to hear. And so I was delivered from the lion's mouth!
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:18 - The Lord will deliver me from every evil deed and will bring me safely into his heavenly kingdom. To him be glory for ever and ever! Amen.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:19 - Greetings to Prisca and Aquila and the family of Onesiphorus.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:20 - Erastus stayed in Corinth. Trophimus I left ill in Miletus.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:21 - Make every effort to come before winter. Greetings to you from Eubulus, Pudens, Linus, Claudia, and all the brothers and sisters.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:22 - The Lord be with your spirit. Grace be with you.

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