2 Timothy 4:6

“For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For I am now readie to bee offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure has come.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For I am already being offered, and the time of my departure is come.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For I am even now being offered, and my end is near.
- Basic English Bible

For *I* am already being poured out, and the time of my release is come.
- Darby Bible

For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.
- Webster's Bible

I for my part am like a drink-offering which is already being poured out; and the time for my departure is now close at hand.
- Weymouth Bible

For I am already being offered, and the time of my departure has come.
- World English Bible

For Y am sacrifisid now, and the tyme of my departyng is nyy.
- Wycliffe Bible

for I am already being poured out, and the time of my release hath arrived;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Timothy 4:6


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.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Timothy 4:6


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.

Discussion for 2 Timothy 4

  • Jean
    Their ears are already turning away, having the "right" material things seems to the way of so many. preachers who teach only prosperity and not forgiveness and making their church's bigger and more wealthy without teaching the truth.
  • BSP
    Verse 13 shows Paul was especially concerned about the parchments. He wanted to read God's Word and placed a high value on it.
  • Stephen
    I believe that leaving a total Christian life and letting others live the same way is fighting a full battle.
  • David
    God will also give you strength and courage to trust Him and heed the leading of The Holy Spirit.
  • John Vredenbregt for verse 7
    Fighting the good fight for me is staying on course while following Christ.
  • Anne
    Paul is passing on the baton for his work to be continued. He continues to prepare the younger leader for ministry of the Gospel and to carry on the work of Kingdom of God.

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