2 Timothy Chapter 4The Holy Bible, King James Version
4:1I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom;
4:2Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.
4:3For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;
4:4And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.
4:5But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry.
4:6For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.
4:7I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:
4:8Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.
4:9Do thy diligence to come shortly unto me:
4:10For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia.
4:11Only Luke is with me. Take Mark, and bring him with thee: for he is profitable to me for the ministry.
4:12And Tychicus have I sent to Ephesus.
4:13The cloke that I left at Troas with Carpus, when thou comest, bring with thee, and the books, but especially the parchments.
4:14Alexander the coppersmith did me much evil: the Lord reward him according to his works:
4:15Of whom be thou ware also; for he hath greatly withstood our words.
4:16At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.
4:17Notwithstanding 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.
4:18And the Lord shall deliver me from every evil work, and will preserve me unto his heavenly kingdom: to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
4:19Salute Prisca and Aquila, and the household of Onesiphorus.
4:20Erastus abode at Corinth: but Trophimus have I left at Miletum sick.
4:21Do thy diligence to come before winter. Eubulus greeteth thee, and Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and all the brethren.
4:22The Lord Jesus Christ be with thy spirit. Grace be with you. Amen.