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Timothy, Second Epistle to
was probably written a year or so after the first, and from Rome, where Paul was for a second time a prisoner, and was sent to Timothy by the hands of Tychicus. In it he entreats Timothy to come to him before winter, and to bring Mark with him (compare Phil. 2:22). He was anticipating that "the time of his departure was at hand" (2 Tim. 4:6), and he exhorts his "son Timothy" to all diligence and steadfastness, and to patience under persecution (1:6-15), and to a faithful discharge of all the duties of his office (4:1-5), with all the solemnity of one who was about to appear before the Judge of quick and dead. Bibliography Information
Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'timothy, second epistle to' Eastons Bible Dictionary".
bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.

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