“For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.”
King James Version (KJV)
4:6 The time of my departure is at hand - So undoubtedly God had shown him. I am ready to be offered up - Literally, to be poured out, as the wine and oil were on the ancient sacrifices.
2Ti 4:6 For I am now ready to be offered. "Poured out as a drink offering" (Revised Version, margin) by having his blood shed. The time of my departure. Death, to Paul, was simply a departure, a leaving the body and this world for a better state. Is at hand. His death had been predetermined by his enemies, and was near.