Philippians 2:17

New Testament

14 Do everything without grumbling or arguing, 15 so that you may be blameless and pure, children of God without blemish though you live in a crooked and perverse society, in which you shine as lights in the world 16 by holding on to the word of life so that on the day of Christ I will have a reason to boast: that I did not run in vain nor labor in vain. 17 But even if I am being poured out like a drink offering on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I am glad and rejoice together with all of you. 18 And in the same way you also should be glad and rejoice together with me.

2 Timothy 4:6

New Testament

5 You, however, be self-controlled in all things, endure hardship, do an evangelist’s work, fulfill your ministry. 6 For I am already being poured out as an offering, and the time for me to depart is at hand. 7 I have competed well; I have finished the race; I have kept the faith! 8 Finally the crown of righteousness is reserved for me. The Lord, the righteous Judge, will award it to me in that day—and not to me only, but also to all who have set their affection on his appearing.

 Notes and References

"... The language of this section of 2 Timothy is thought to echo (or depend upon) Philippians 2:12‐18; the passages are comparable in terms of topic (Paul’s suffering as sacrifice), and Philippians 2:17 contains the only other occurrence of the graphic verb “to pour out [like a drink offering].” Theories of literary dependence generally presume the author of 2 Timothy was not Paul, but rather that an excessive tone of self‐exaltation is evidence that a later student or admirer of Paul crafted this discourse modeled on the Philippians passage. Others have stressed more accurately that this is not an unexpected tone for Paul to adopt:3) this is particularly true in light of a passage such as Philippians 2:12‐18. There are indeed grounds for thinking that Paul may be intentionally echoing the Philippians letter at this point (and below), just as he has echoed Romans in earlier passages (1:7; 2:11) ..."

Towner, Phillip Intertextuality: Lost (and Found) in Translation (pp. 104-120) Korean Bible Society, 2007

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