14 Alexander the coppersmith has shown me much evil; the Lord will repay him according to his works.
15 And you should also avoid him; for he has strongly resisted our words.
16 At my first defense, no one stood by me, but everyone abandoned me. May it not be counted against them!
17 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.
18 The Lord has freed me from every evil work, and he will accomplish salvation by his heavenly kingdom. To him be glory forever and ever. Amen.