2 Timothy

1611 King James Version (KJV)

2 Timothy 4:11

“Onely Luke is with me. Take Marke and bring him with thee: for he is profitable to me for the ministerie.”

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Other Translations

Only Luke is with me. Take Mark, and bring him with thee: for he is profitable to me for the ministry.
- King James Version

Only Luke is with me. Pick up Mark and bring him with you, for he is useful to me for service.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Only Luke is with me. Take Mark, and bring him with thee; for he is useful to me for ministering.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Only Luke is with me. Get Mark and take him with you; for he is of use to me in the work.
- Basic English Bible

Luke alone is with me. Take Mark, and bring [him] with thyself, for he is serviceable to me for ministry.
- Darby Bible

Luke only is with me. Take Mark, and bring him with thee: for he is profitable to me for the ministry.
- Webster's Bible

Luke is the only friend I now have with me. Call for Mark on your way and bring him with you, for he is a great help to me in my ministry.
- Weymouth Bible

Only Luke is with me. Take Mark, and bring him with you, for he is useful to me for service.
- World English Bible

Luk aloone is with me. Take thou Mark, and brynge with thee; for he is profitable to me in to seruyce.
- Wycliffe Bible

Lukas only is with me; Markus having taken, bring with thyself, for he is profitable to me for ministration;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Timothy 4:11


4:11 Only Luke - Of my fellowlabourers, is with me - But God is with me; and it is enough. Take Mark - Who, though he once departed from the work, is now again profitable to me.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Timothy 4:11


2Ti 4:11 Only Luke is with me. Of my traveling companions. The old friend is faithful to the last. For more of Luke, see topic 9154. Take Mark, and bring him with thee. John Mark, so well known. He seems to have been at this date at Ephesus. For more of Mark, see topic 9153.

Discussion for 2 Timothy 4

  • LINDA SUSAN AUGUSTUS
    I am inspired by this scripture written by the apostle paul. it has a deep abiding spirit of confirmation of the serious work that is before us,for those who are called to bare witness to the truth, and the task of spreading the gospel of jesus christ...i just enjoy the spiritual food of his words in 2019 they are so real and relevant in today's world and it has enlightened me as well.
  • Patty Tozi
    To live this life is to suffer your whole life as l did, not realizing that because you had a calling in your life when born. You were chosen to do special things for the Lord. But growing up did not know God fully, but instead the world ways. Evilness lerked near me causing many a fall and being alone. But God and l fought the trial off. Not knowing-- l climbed out of the pits stronger then ever. Now in the ending of my life l go out fighting for others. With the Light surrounding me, no one will touch me unless the Lord lets them. My strength comes from the Lord each day. Even though the evilness of this world trys and destroy me. I wake up another day living moment to moment walking in His Son Jesus shoes. No turning back now. I chose this fight to the end. Choose this day who you will serve. Fight to the end!!!!
  • Apostle Ebony Carter
    I read this with confirmation to what Timothy was writing here. We see and are experiencing the identical attitude in this present time 2019. Know we are God witnesses and will experience the same thing our brethren did in Jesus Christ time. May we continue to fight the good fight of faith , love the brethren and close any demonic doors to satan. He s rejected knowing his weakness. Moving forw
  • BSP
    Verse 5 We want to share the good news and make sure that we fully accomplish our ministry. The best way to do this is by imitating Jesus Christ and the way that he carried out his ministry.
  • Samuel
    "I Have Fought The Good Battle Of Faith And I Have Finished The Race." Paul Was Not Saying As We Might Think- I Can See The Cry With Bitterness From His Heart. This Realy Makes Me Cry Because Its Very Difficult Time In Christianity. Thats Why Many People Fade. May Jesus Strengthen Us Like Paul, 254702123818
  • Sally Fajardo

    1 I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom

    John.6:63
    It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.

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