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

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The word 'Ancestor' occurs 5 times more often in the NIV2011 (9 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (4 times). The word 'Ancestor' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 5 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Ancestor' 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 text583.3%
New text in NIV2011116.7%

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

Verses where Ancestor was removed

James 2:21

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἈβραὰμ ὁ πατὴρ ἡμῶν οὐκ ἐξ ἔργων ἐδικαιώθη, ἀνενέγκας Ἰσαὰκ τὸν υἱὸν αὐτοῦ ἐπὶ τὸ θυσιαστήριον;
NIV1984Was not our ancestor Abraham considered righteous for what he did when he offered his son Isaac on the altar?
TNIVWas not our father Abraham considered righteous for what he did when he offered his son Isaac on the altar?
NIV2011Was not our father Abraham considered righteous for what he did when he offered his son Isaac on the altar?
Compared to NIV1984Was not our ancestorfather Abraham considered righteous for what he did when he offered his son Isaac on the altar?
Compared to TNIVWas not our father Abraham considered righteous for what he did when he offered his son Isaac on the altar?

Verses where Ancestor was added

Joshua 19:47

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֵּצֵ֥א גְבוּל־ בְּנֵי־ דָ֖ן מֵהֶ֑ם וַיַּעֲל֣וּ בְנֵֽי־ דָ֠ן וַיִּלָּחֲמ֨וּ עִם־ לֶ֜שֶׁם וַיִּלְכְּד֥וּ אוֹתָ֣הּ ׀ וַיַּכּ֧וּ אוֹתָ֣הּ לְפִי־ חֶ֗רֶב וַיִּֽרְשׁ֤וּ אוֹתָהּ֙ וַיֵּ֣שְׁבוּ בָ֔הּ וַיִּקְרְא֤וּ לְלֶ֙שֶׁם֙ דָּ֔ן כְּשֵׁ֖ם דָּ֥ן אֲבִיהֶֽם׃
NIV1984(But the Danites had difficulty taking possession of their territory, so they went up and attacked Leshem, took it, put it to the sword and occupied it. They settled in Leshem and named it Dan after their forefather.)
TNIV(When the territory of the Danites was lost to them, they went up and attacked Leshem, took it, put it to the sword and occupied it. They settled in Leshem and named it Dan after their ancestor.)
NIV2011(When the territory of the Danites was lost to them, they went up and attacked Leshem, took it, put it to the sword and occupied it. They settled in Leshem and named it Dan after their ancestor.)
Compared to NIV1984(ButWhen the Danitesterritory hadof difficultythe takingDanites possessionwas oflost theirto territorythem, so they went up and attacked Leshem, took it, put it to the sword and occupied it. They settled in Leshem and named it Dan after their forefatherancestor.)
Compared to TNIV(When the territory of the Danites was lost to them, they went up and attacked Leshem, took it, put it to the sword and occupied it. They settled in Leshem and named it Dan after their ancestor.)

Judges 18:29

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיִּקְרְא֤וּ שֵׁם־ הָעִיר֙ דָּ֔ן בְּשֵׁם֙ דָּ֣ן אֲבִיהֶ֔ם אֲשֶׁ֥ר יוּלַּ֖ד לְיִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל וְאוּלָ֛ם לַ֥יִשׁ שֵׁם־ הָעִ֖יר לָרִאשֹׁנָֽה׃
NIV1984They named it Dan after their forefather Dan, who was born to Israel--though the city used to be called Laish.
TNIVThey named it Dan after their ancestor Dan, who was born to Israel--though the city used to be called Laish.
NIV2011They named it Dan after their ancestor Dan, who was born to Israel--though the city used to be called Laish.
Compared to NIV1984They named it Dan after their forefatherancestor Dan, who was born to Israel--though the city used to be called Laish.
Compared to TNIVThey named it Dan after their ancestor Dan, who was born to Israel--though the city used to be called Laish.

1 Samuel 2:27

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיָּבֹ֥א אִישׁ־ אֱלֹהִ֖ים אֶל־ עֵלִ֑י וַיֹּ֣אמֶר אֵלָ֗יו כֹּ֚ה אָמַ֣ר יְהוָ֔ה הֲנִגְלֹ֤ה נִגְלֵ֙יתִי֙ אֶל־ בֵּ֣ית אָבִ֔יךָ בִּֽהְיוֹתָ֥ם בְּמִצְרַ֖יִם לְבֵ֥ית פַּרְעֹֽה׃
NIV1984Now a man of God came to Eli and said to him, "This is what the LORD says: 'Did I not clearly reveal myself to your father's house when they were in Egypt under Pharaoh?
TNIVNow a man of God came to Eli and said to him, "This is what the LORD says: 'Did I not clearly reveal myself to the family of your ancestor when they were in Egypt under Pharaoh?
NIV2011Now a man of God came to Eli and said to him, "This is what the LORD says: 'Did I not clearly reveal myself to your ancestor's family when they were in Egypt under Pharaoh?
Compared to NIV1984Now a man of God came to Eli and said to him, "This is what the LORD says: 'Did I not clearly reveal myself to your fatherancestor's housefamily when they were in Egypt under Pharaoh?
Compared to TNIVNow a man of God came to Eli and said to him, "This is what the LORD says: 'Did I not clearly reveal myself to the family of your ancestor's family when they were in Egypt under Pharaoh?

1 Samuel 2:28

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוּבָחֹ֣ר אֹ֠תוֹ מִכָּל־ שִׁבְטֵ֨י יִשְׂרָאֵ֥ל לִי֙ לְכֹהֵ֔ן לַעֲל֣וֹת עַֽל־ מִזְבְּחִ֗י לְהַקְטִ֥יר קְטֹ֛רֶת לָשֵׂ֥את אֵפ֖וֹד לְפָנָ֑י וָֽאֶתְּנָה֙ לְבֵ֣ית אָבִ֔יךָ אֶת־ כָּל־ אִשֵּׁ֖י בְּנֵ֥י יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
NIV1984I chose your father out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to go up to my altar, to burn incense, and to wear an ephod in my presence. I also gave your father's house all the offerings made with fire by the Israelites.
TNIVI chose your ancestor out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to go up to my altar, to burn incense, and to wear an ephod in my presence. I also gave your ancestor's family all the food offerings presented by the Israelites.
NIV2011I chose your ancestor out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to go up to my altar, to burn incense, and to wear an ephod in my presence. I also gave your ancestor's family all the food offerings presented by the Israelites.
Compared to NIV1984I chose your fatherancestor out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to go up to my altar, to burn incense, and to wear an ephod in my presence. I also gave your fatherancestor's housefamily all the food offerings made with firepresented by the Israelites.
Compared to TNIVI chose your ancestor out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to go up to my altar, to burn incense, and to wear an ephod in my presence. I also gave your ancestor's family all the food offerings presented by the Israelites.

1 Chronicles 24:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאֵ֣לֶּה פְקֻדָּתָ֞ם לַעֲבֹדָתָ֗ם לָב֤וֹא לְבֵית־ יְהוָה֙ כְּמִשְׁפָּטָ֔ם בְּיַ֖ד אַהֲרֹ֣ן אֲבִיהֶ֑ם כַּאֲשֶׁ֣ר צִוָּ֔הוּ יְהוָ֖ה אֱלֹהֵ֥י יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
NIV1984This was their appointed order of ministering when they entered the temple of the LORD, according to the regulations prescribed for them by their forefather Aaron, as the LORD, the God of Israel, had commanded him.
TNIVThis was their appointed order of ministering when they entered the temple of the LORD, according to the regulations prescribed for them by their ancestor Aaron, as the LORD, the God of Israel, had commanded him.
NIV2011This was their appointed order of ministering when they entered the temple of the LORD, according to the regulations prescribed for them by their ancestor Aaron, as the LORD, the God of Israel, had commanded him.
Compared to NIV1984This was their appointed order of ministering when they entered the temple of the LORD, according to the regulations prescribed for them by their forefatherancestor Aaron, as the LORD, the God of Israel, had commanded him.
Compared to TNIVThis was their appointed order of ministering when they entered the temple of the LORD, according to the regulations prescribed for them by their ancestor Aaron, as the LORD, the God of Israel, had commanded him.


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