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4:2 preach the word; be urgent in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with all patience and teaching.
4:6 For I am already being offered, and the time of my departure has come.
4:7 I have fought the good fight. I have finished the course. I have kept the faith.
4:8 From now on, there is stored up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will give to me at that day; and not to me only, but also to all those who have loved his appearing.
4:9 Be diligent to come to me soon,
4:11 Only Luke is with me. Take Mark, and bring him with you, for he is useful to me for ministering.
4:12 But I sent Tychicus to Ephesus.
4:13 Bring the cloak that I left at Troas with Carpus, when you come, and the books, especially the parchments.
4:14 Alexander, the coppersmith, did much evil to me. The Lord will repay him according to his works,
4:15 of whom you also must beware; for he greatly opposed our words.
4:16 At my first defense, no one took my part, but all left me. May it not be held against them.
4:17 But the Lord stood by me, and strengthened me, that through me the message might be fully proclaimed, and that all the Gentiles might hear; and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.
4:18 And the Lord will deliver me from every evil work, and will save me to his heavenly kingdom; to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.
4:19 Greet Prisca and Aquila, and the house of Onesiphorus.
4:20 Erastus remained at Corinth, but I left Trophimus at Miletus sick.
4:22 The Lord, Jesus Christ, be with your spirit. Grace be with you. Amen.