|Crescens has gone to Galatia; Titus to Dalmatia.
|Luke alone is with me. Take Mark and bring him with you; for he is useful to me in the ministry.
|But Tychicus I have sent to Ephesus.
|When you return, bring with you the supplies that I left with Carpus at Troas, and the books, but especially the parchments.
|Alexander the coppersmith has shown me much evil; the Lord will repay him according to his works.
|And you should also avoid him; for he has strongly resisted our words.
|At my first defense, no one stood by me, but everyone abandoned me. May it not be counted against them!
|But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that through me the preaching would be accomplished, and so that all the Gentiles would hear. And I was freed from the mouth of the lion.