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2 Timothy 4:12

    2 Timothy 4:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Tychicus have I sent to Ephesus.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Tychicus have I sent to Ephesus.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But Tychicus I sent to Ephesus.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Tychicus I sent to Ephesus.

    Webster's Revision

    But Tychicus I sent to Ephesus.

    World English Bible

    But I sent Tychicus to Ephesus.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But Tychicus I sent to Ephesus.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Timothy 4:12

    Tychicus have I sent to Ephesus - For this person, see Acts 20:4; Ephesians 6:21; Colossians 4:7. It is rather strange that the apostle should say, I have sent Tychicus to Ephesus, if Timothy was at Ephesus at this time; but it is probable that Tychicus had been sent to Ephesus some time before this, and therefore the apostle might say, though writing now to Ephesus, Tychicus have I sent, etc.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Timothy 4:12

    And Tychicus - See Acts 20:4. In Ephesians 6:21, Paul calls him "a beloved brother, and faithful minister in the Lord." But it may be asked why he did not retain him with him, or why should he have sent him away, and then call Timothy to him? The probability is, that he had sent him before he had seen reason to apprehend that he would be put to death; and now, feeling the need of a friend to be with him, he sent to Timothy, rather than to him, because Tychicus had been employed to perform some service which he could not well leave, and because Paul wished to give some some special instructions to Timothy before he died.

    Have I sent to Ephesus - Why, is not certainly known; compare Intro. Section 2.