New International Version
For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time for my departure is near.
King James Bible
For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.
Darby Bible Translation
For *I* am already being poured out, and the time of my release is come.
World English Bible
For I am already being offered, and the time of my departure has come.
Young's Literal Translation
for I am already being poured out, and the time of my release hath arrived;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For I am now ready to be offered - Ηδη σπενδομαι· I am already poured out as a libation. See the note on Philippians 2:17. He considers himself as on the eve of being sacrificed, and looks upon his blood as the libation which was poured on the sacrificial offering. He could not have spoken thus positively had not the sentence of death been already passed upon him.
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"They shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables."--2 Tim. iv. 4. From these words of the blessed Apostle, written shortly before he suffered martyrdom, we learn, that there is such a thing as religious truth, and therefore there is such a thing as religious error. We learn that religious truth is one--and therefore that all views of religion but one are wrong. And we learn, moreover, that so it was to be (for his words are a prophecy) that professed Christians, …
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Exhortation to Workers and Ministers
I am torn between the two: I desire to depart and be with Christ, which is better by far;
But even if I am being poured out like a drink offering on the sacrifice and service coming from your faith, I am glad and rejoice with all of you.
2 Peter 1:14
because I know that I will soon put it aside, as our Lord Jesus Christ has made clear to me.
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