Verses where 'advantage' has been added or removed from the NIV1984

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The word 'Advantage' occurs 2 times more often in the NIV2011 (15 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (13 times). The word 'Advantage' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Advantage' was added or removed from a verse in the NIV1984 to make the NIV2011. If the word was moved around (for example if the grammar was changed) in the verse it will not be listed below, this page only lists where words have been added or removed.

Statistics for these verses

OutcomeNum versesPercent
Uses TNIV text375.0%
New text in NIV2011125.0%

Please note: The above statistics are compiled at the level of the entire verse text, not the word level.

Verses where Advantage was removed

Hebrews 13:17

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTΠείθεσθε τοῖς ἡγουμένοις ὑμῶν καὶ ὑπείκετε, αὐτοὶ γὰρ ἀγρυπνοῦσιν ὑπὲρ τῶν ψυχῶν ὑμῶν ὡς λόγον ἀποδώσοντες, ἵνα μετὰ χαρᾶς τοῦτο ποιῶσιν καὶ μὴ στενάζοντες, ἀλυσιτελὲς γὰρ ὑμῖν τοῦτο.
NIV1984Obey your leaders and submit to their authority. They keep watch over you as men who must give an account. Obey them so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no advantage to you.
TNIVHave confidence in your leaders and submit to their authority, because they keep watch over you as those who must give an account. Do this so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no benefit to you.
NIV2011Have confidence in your leaders and submit to their authority, because they keep watch over you as those who must give an account. Do this so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no benefit to you.
Compared to NIV1984ObeyHave confidence in your leaders and submit to their authority. They, because they keep watch over you as menthose who must give an account. ObeyDo themthis so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no advantagebenefit to you.
Compared to TNIVHave confidence in your leaders and submit to their authority, because they keep watch over you as those who must give an account. Do this so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no benefit to you.

Verses where Advantage was added

Genesis 27:36

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֡אמֶר הֲכִי֩ קָרָ֨א שְׁמ֜וֹ יַעֲקֹ֗ב וַֽיַּעְקְבֵ֙נִי֙ זֶ֣ה פַעֲמַ֔יִם אֶת־ בְּכֹרָתִ֣י לָקָ֔ח וְהִנֵּ֥ה עַתָּ֖ה לָקַ֣ח בִּרְכָתִ֑י וַיֹּאמַ֕ר הֲלֹא־ אָצַ֥לְתָּ לִּ֖י בְּרָכָֽה׃
NIV1984Esau said, "Isn't he rightly named Jacob? He has deceived me these two times: He took my birthright, and now he's taken my blessing!" Then he asked, "Haven't you reserved any blessing for me?"
TNIVEsau said, "Isn't he rightly named Jacob? This is the second time he has taken advantage of me: He took my birthright, and now he's taken my blessing!" Then he asked, "Haven't you reserved any blessing for me?"
NIV2011Esau said, "Isn't he rightly named Jacob? This is the second time he has taken advantage of me: He took my birthright, and now he's taken my blessing!" Then he asked, "Haven't you reserved any blessing for me?"
Compared to NIV1984Esau said, "Isn't he rightly named Jacob? HeThis hasis deceivedthe mesecond thesetime twohe timeshas taken advantage of me: He took my birthright, and now he's taken my blessing!" Then he asked, "Haven't you reserved any blessing for me?"
Compared to TNIVEsau said, "Isn't he rightly named Jacob? This is the second time he has taken advantage of me: He took my birthright, and now he's taken my blessing!" Then he asked, "Haven't you reserved any blessing for me?"

Romans 3:9

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTΤί οὖν; προεχόμεθα; οὐ πάντως, προῃτιασάμεθα γὰρ Ἰουδαίους τε καὶ Ἕλληνας πάντας ὑφ’ ἁμαρτίαν εἶναι,
NIV1984What shall we conclude then? Are we any better? Not at all! We have already made the charge that Jews and Gentiles alike are all under sin.
TNIVWhat shall we conclude then? Do we have any advantage? Not at all! We have already made the charge that Jews and Gentiles alike are all under the power of sin.
NIV2011What shall we conclude then? Do we have any advantage? Not at all! For we have already made the charge that Jews and Gentiles alike are all under the power of sin.
Compared to NIV1984What shall we conclude then? AreDo we have any betteradvantage? Not at all! WeFor we have already made the charge that Jews and Gentiles alike are all under the power of sin.
Compared to TNIVWhat shall we conclude then? Do we have any advantage? Not at all! WeFor we have already made the charge that Jews and Gentiles alike are all under the power of sin.

Philippians 2:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὃς ἐν μορφῇ θεοῦ ὑπάρχων οὐχ ἁρπαγμὸν ἡγήσατο τὸ εἶναι ἴσα θεῷ,
NIV1984Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped,
TNIVWho, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage;
NIV2011Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage;
Compared to NIV1984Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped,used to his own advantage;
Compared to TNIVWho, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage;


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