2 Timothy 4 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

2 Timothy 4


2 Timothy 4:1

I charge [thee] in the sight of God, and of Christ Jesus, who shall judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom:

2 Timothy 4:2

preach the word; be urgent in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching.

2 Timothy 4:3

For the time will come when they will not endure the sound doctrine; but, having itching ears, will heap to themselves teachers after their own lusts;

2 Timothy 4:4

and will turn away their ears from the truth, and turn aside unto fables.

2 Timothy 4:5

But be thou sober in all things, suffer hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfil thy ministry.

2 Timothy 4:6

For I am already being offered, and the time of my departure is come.

2 Timothy 4:7

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith:

2 Timothy 4:8

henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give to me at that day; and not to me only, but also to all them that have loved his appearing.

2 Timothy 4:9

Give diligence to come shortly unto me:

2 Timothy 4:10

for Demas forsook me, having loved this present world, and went to Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.

2 Timothy 4:11

Only Luke is with me. Take Mark, and bring him with thee; for he is useful to me for ministering.

2 Timothy 4:12

But Tychicus I sent to Ephesus.

2 Timothy 4:13

The cloak that I left at Troas with Carpus, bring when thou comest, and the books, especially the parchments.

2 Timothy 4:14

Alexander the coppersmith did me much evil: the Lord will render to him according to his works:

2 Timothy 4:15

of whom do thou also beware; for he greatly withstood our words.

2 Timothy 4:16

At my first defence no one took my part, but all forsook me: may it not be laid to their account.

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood by me, and strengthened me; that through me the message might me fully proclaimed, and that all the Gentiles might hear: and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.

2 Timothy 4:18

The Lord will deliver me from every evil work, and will save me unto his heavenly kingdom: to whom [be] the glory forever and ever. Amen.

2 Timothy 4:19

Salute Prisca and Aquila, and the house of Onesiphorus.

2 Timothy 4:20

Erastus remained at Corinth: but Trophimus I left at Miletus sick.

2 Timothy 4:21

Give diligence to come before winter. Eubulus saluteth thee, and Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and all the brethren.

2 Timothy 4:22

The Lord be with thy spirit. Grace be with you.

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