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

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The word 'Animal' occurs 2 times less often in the NIV2011 (83 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (85 times). The word 'Animal' was removed in 5 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Animal' 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 text562.5%
New text in NIV2011337.5%

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

Verses where Animal was removed

Exodus 13:15

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיְהִ֗י כִּֽי־ הִקְשָׁ֣ה פַרְעֹה֮ לְשַׁלְּחֵנוּ֒ וַיַּהֲרֹ֨ג יְהֹוָ֤ה כָּל־ בְּכוֹר֙ בְּאֶ֣רֶץ מִצְרַ֔יִם מִבְּכֹ֥ר אָדָ֖ם וְעַד־ בְּכ֣וֹר בְּהֵמָ֑ה עַל־ כֵּן֩ אֲנִ֨י זֹבֵ֜חַ לַֽיהוָ֗ה כָּל־ פֶּ֤טֶר רֶ֙חֶם֙ הַזְּכָרִ֔ים וְכָל־ בְּכ֥וֹר בָּנַ֖י אֶפְדֶּֽה׃
NIV1984When Pharaoh stubbornly refused to let us go, the LORD killed every firstborn in Egypt, both man and animal. This is why I sacrifice to the LORD the first male offspring of every womb and redeem each of my firstborn sons.'
TNIVWhen Pharaoh stubbornly refused to let us go, the LORD killed the firstborn of both people and animals in Egypt. This is why I sacrifice to the LORD the first male offspring of every womb and redeem each of my firstborn sons.'
NIV2011When Pharaoh stubbornly refused to let us go, the LORD killed the firstborn of both people and animals in Egypt. This is why I sacrifice to the LORD the first male offspring of every womb and redeem each of my firstborn sons.'
Compared to NIV1984When Pharaoh stubbornly refused to let us go, the LORD killed everythe firstborn inof Egypt, both manpeople and animalanimals in Egypt. This is why I sacrifice to the LORD the first male offspring of every womb and redeem each of my firstborn sons.'
Compared to TNIVWhen Pharaoh stubbornly refused to let us go, the LORD killed the firstborn of both people and animals in Egypt. This is why I sacrifice to the LORD the first male offspring of every womb and redeem each of my firstborn sons.'

Proverbs 12:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיוֹדֵ֣עַ צַ֭דִּיק נֶ֣פֶשׁ בְּהֶמְתּ֑וֹ וְֽרַחֲמֵ֥י רְ֝שָׁעִ֗ים אַכְזָרִֽי׃
NIV1984A righteous man cares for the needs of his animal, but the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel.
TNIVThe righteous care for the needs of their animals, but the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel.
NIV2011The righteous care for the needs of their animals, but the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel.
Compared to NIV1984AThe righteous mancare cares for the needs of histheir animalanimals, but the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel.
Compared to TNIVThe righteous care for the needs of their animals, but the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel.

Ecclesiastes 3:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּי֩ מִקְרֶ֨ה בְֽנֵי־ הָאָדָ֜ם וּמִקְרֶ֣ה הַבְּהֵמָ֗ה וּמִקְרֶ֤ה אֶחָד֙ לָהֶ֔ם כְּמ֥וֹת זֶה֙ כֵּ֣ן מ֣וֹת זֶ֔ה וְר֥וּחַ אֶחָ֖ד לַכֹּ֑ל וּמוֹתַ֨ר הָאָדָ֤ם מִן־ הַבְּהֵמָה֙ אָ֔יִן כִּ֥י הַכֹּ֖ל הָֽבֶל׃
NIV1984Man's fate is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits them both: As one dies, so dies the other. All have the same breath; man has no advantage over the animal. Everything is meaningless.
TNIVSurely the fate of human beings is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits them both: As one dies, so dies the other. All have the same breath; humans have no advantage over animals. Everything is meaningless.
NIV2011Surely the fate of human beings is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits them both: As one dies, so dies the other. All have the same breath; humans have no advantage over animals. Everything is meaningless.
Compared to NIV1984Man'sSurely the fate of human beings is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits them both: As one dies, so dies the other. All have the same breath; manhumans hashave no advantage over the animalanimals. Everything is meaningless.
Compared to TNIVSurely the fate of human beings is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits them both: As one dies, so dies the other. All have the same breath; humans have no advantage over animals. Everything is meaningless.

Jeremiah 51:62

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְאָמַרְתָּ֗ יְהוָה֙ אַתָּ֨ה דִבַּ֜רְתָּ אֶל־ הַמָּק֤וֹם הַזֶּה֙ לְהַכְרִית֔וֹ לְבִלְתִּ֤י הֱיֽוֹת־ בּוֹ֙ יוֹשֵׁ֔ב לְמֵאָדָ֖ם וְעַד־ בְּהֵמָ֑ה כִּֽי־ שִׁמְמ֥וֹת עוֹלָ֖ם תִּֽהְיֶֽה׃
NIV1984Then say, 'O LORD, you have said you will destroy this place, so that neither man nor animal will live in it; it will be desolate forever.'
TNIVThen say, 'LORD, you have said you will destroy this place, so that neither people nor animals will live in it; it will be desolate forever.'
NIV2011Then say, 'LORD, you have said you will destroy this place, so that neither people nor animals will live in it; it will be desolate forever.'
Compared to NIV1984Then say, 'O LORD, you have said you will destroy this place, so that neither manpeople nor animalanimals will live in it; it will be desolate forever.'
Compared to TNIVThen say, 'LORD, you have said you will destroy this place, so that neither people nor animals will live in it; it will be desolate forever.'

Ezekiel 29:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלֹ֤א תַעֲבָר־ בָּהּ֙ רֶ֣גֶל אָדָ֔ם וְרֶ֥גֶל בְּהֵמָ֖ה לֹ֣א תַעֲבָר־ בָּ֑הּ וְלֹ֥א תֵשֵׁ֖ב אַרְבָּעִ֥ים שָׁנָֽה׃
NIV1984No foot of man or animal will pass through it; no one will live there for forty years.
TNIVNo foot will pass through it, neither people nor animals; no one will live there for forty years.
NIV2011The foot of neither man nor beast will pass through it; no one will live there for forty years.
Compared to NIV1984NoThe foot of neither man ornor animalbeast will pass through it; no one will live there for forty years.
Compared to TNIVNoThe foot of neither man nor beast will pass through it, neither people nor animals; no one will live there for forty years.

Verses where Animal was added

Leviticus 5:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSא֣וֹ נֶ֗פֶשׁ אֲשֶׁ֣ר תִּגַּע֮ בְּכָל־ דָּבָ֣ר טָמֵא֒ אוֹ֩ בְנִבְלַ֨ת חַיָּ֜ה טְמֵאָ֗ה א֤וֹc בְּנִבְלַת֙ בְּהֵמָ֣ה טְמֵאָ֔ה א֕וֹ בְּנִבְלַ֖ת שֶׁ֣רֶץ טָמֵ֑א וְנֶעְלַ֣ם מִמֶּ֔נּוּ וְה֥וּא טָמֵ֖א וְאָשֵֽׁם׃
NIV1984"'Or if a person touches anything ceremonially unclean--whether the carcasses of unclean wild animals or of unclean livestock or of unclean creatures that move along the ground--even though he is unaware of it, he has become unclean and is guilty.
TNIVOr if anyone unwittingly touches anything ceremonially unclean--whether the carcass of an unclean animal, wild or domestic, or of any unclean creature that moves along the ground--and they are unaware that they have become unclean, but then they come to realize their guilt;
NIV2011"'If anyone becomes aware that they are guilty--if they unwittingly touch anything ceremonially unclean (whether the carcass of an unclean animal, wild or domestic, or of any unclean creature that moves along the ground) and they are unaware that they have become unclean, but then they come to realize their guilt;
Compared to NIV1984"'OrIf anyone becomes aware that they are guilty--if athey personunwittingly touchestouch anything ceremonially unclean-- (whether the carcassescarcass of an unclean animal, wild animals or of unclean livestock domestic, or of any unclean creaturescreature that movemoves along the ground--even) and thoughthey heare is unaware ofthat it, hethey hashave become unclean, but andthen isthey guilty.come to realize their guilt;
Compared to TNIVOr"'If anyone becomes aware that they are guilty--if anyonethey unwittingly touchestouch anything ceremonially unclean-- (whether the carcass of an unclean animal, wild or domestic, or of any unclean creature that moves along the ground--) and they are unaware that they have become unclean, but then they come to realize their guilt;

2 Peter 2:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἔλεγξιν δὲ ἔσχεν ἰδίας παρανομίας· ὑποζύγιον ἄφωνον ἐν ἀνθρώπου φωνῇ φθεγξάμενον ἐκώλυσεν τὴν τοῦ προφήτου παραφρονίαν.
NIV1984But he was rebuked for his wrongdoing by a donkey--a beast without speech--who spoke with a man's voice and restrained the prophet's madness.
TNIVBut he was rebuked for his wrongdoing by a donkey--an animal without speech--who spoke with a human voice and restrained the prophet's madness.
NIV2011But he was rebuked for his wrongdoing by a donkey--an animal without speech--who spoke with a human voice and restrained the prophet's madness.
Compared to NIV1984But he was rebuked for his wrongdoing by a donkey--aan beastanimal without speech--who spoke with a man'shuman voice and restrained the prophet's madness.
Compared to TNIVBut he was rebuked for his wrongdoing by a donkey--an animal without speech--who spoke with a human voice and restrained the prophet's madness.

Revelation 18:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ ἔκραξεν ⸀ἐν ἰσχυρᾷ φωνῇ λέγων· Ἔπεσεν, ⸀ἔπεσεν Βαβυλὼν ἡ μεγάλη, καὶ ἐγένετο κατοικητήριον ⸀δαιμονίων καὶ φυλακὴ παντὸς πνεύματος ἀκαθάρτου καὶ φυλακὴ παντὸς ὀρνέου ἀκαθάρτου ⸂καὶ φυλακὴ παντὸς θηρίου ἀκαθάρτου⸃ καὶ μεμισημένου,
SBLGNT apparatusἐν WH Treg NIV ] – RP • ἔπεσεν WH NIV ] – Treg RP • δαιμονίων WH Treg NIV ] δαιμόνων RP • καὶ φυλακὴ παντὸς θηρίου ἀκαθάρτου Holmes NA ] – WH Treg NIV RP
NIV1984With a mighty voice he shouted: "Fallen! Fallen is Babylon the Great! She has become a home for demons and a haunt for every evil spirit, a haunt for every unclean and detestable bird.
TNIVWith a mighty voice he shouted: "'Fallen! Fallen is Babylon the Great!' She has become a dwelling for demons and a haunt for every evil spirit, a haunt for every unclean bird, a haunt for every unclean and detestable animal.
NIV2011With a mighty voice he shouted: "'Fallen! Fallen is Babylon the Great!' She has become a dwelling for demons and a haunt for every impure spirit, a haunt for every unclean bird, a haunt for every unclean and detestable animal.
Compared to NIV1984With a mighty voice he shouted: ": "'Fallen! Fallen is Babylon the Great! !' She has become a homedwelling for demons and a haunt for every evilimpure spirit, a haunt for every unclean bird, a haunt for every unclean and detestable birdanimal.
Compared to TNIVWith a mighty voice he shouted: "'Fallen! Fallen is Babylon the Great!' She has become a dwelling for demons and a haunt for every evilimpure spirit, a haunt for every unclean bird, a haunt for every unclean and detestable animal.


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