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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Second Epistle to Timothy


Correspondence table of Pericopes and Literary Structure


Pericope1
1 Thanksgiving and encouragement(1:1-18) 1-1
2 A good soldier of Christ Jesus(2:1-7) 1-1
3 Living with Christ(2:8-14) 1-1
4 Holy ones(2:15-26) 1-1
5 Godlessness in the last days(3:1-11) 1-1
6 Paul's charge to Timothy(3:12-4:8) 1-1
7 Personal instructions(4:9-22) 1-1

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