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

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The word 'Approach' occurs the same number of times in the NIV2011 as in the NIV1984 (21 times). The word 'Approach' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Approach' 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 Approach was removed

Job 31:37

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמִסְפַּ֣ר צְ֭עָדַי אַגִּידֶ֑נּוּ כְּמוֹ־ נָ֝גִ֗יד אֲקָרֲבֶֽנּוּ׃
NIV1984I would give him an account of my every step; like a prince I would approach him.)--
TNIVI would give him an account of my every step; I would present it to him as to a ruler.)--
NIV2011I would give him an account of my every step; I would present it to him as to a ruler.)--
Compared to NIV1984I would give him an account of my every step; like a prince I would approachpresent it to him as to a ruler.)--
Compared to TNIVI would give him an account of my every step; I would present it to him as to a ruler.)--

Job 41:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSנַ֭פְשׁוֹ גֶּחָלִ֣ים תְּלַהֵ֑ט וְ֝לַ֗הַב מִפִּ֥יו יֵצֵֽא׃
NIV1984Who can strip off his outer coat? Who would approach him with a bridle?
TNIVWho can strip off its outer coat? Who can penetrate its double coat of armor?
NIV2011Who can strip off its outer coat? Who can penetrate its double coat of armor?
Compared to NIV1984Who can strip off hisits outer coat? Who wouldcan approachpenetrate himits withdouble acoat bridleof armor?
Compared to TNIVWho can strip off its outer coat? Who can penetrate its double coat of armor?

Verses where Approach was added

Exodus 19:12

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְהִגְבַּלְתָּ֤ אֶת־ הָעָם֙ סָבִ֣יב לֵאמֹ֔ר הִשָּׁמְר֥וּ לָכֶ֛ם עֲל֥וֹת בָּהָ֖ר וּנְגֹ֣עַ בְּקָצֵ֑הוּ כָּל־ הַנֹּגֵ֥עַ בָּהָ֖ר מ֥וֹת יוּמָֽת׃
NIV1984Put limits for the people around the mountain and tell them, 'Be careful that you do not go up the mountain or touch the foot of it. Whoever touches the mountain shall surely be put to death.
TNIVPut limits for the people around the mountain and tell them, 'Be careful that you do not approach the mountain or touch the foot of it. Whoever touches the mountain is to be put to death.
NIV2011Put limits for the people around the mountain and tell them, 'Be careful that you do not approach the mountain or touch the foot of it. Whoever touches the mountain is to be put to death.
Compared to NIV1984Put limits for the people around the mountain and tell them, 'Be careful that you do not goapproach up the mountain or touch the foot of it. Whoever touches the mountain shallis surelyto be put to death.
Compared to TNIVPut limits for the people around the mountain and tell them, 'Be careful that you do not approach the mountain or touch the foot of it. Whoever touches the mountain is to be put to death.

Exodus 19:13

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלֹא־ תִגַּ֨ע בּ֜וֹ יָ֗ד כִּֽי־ סָק֤וֹל יִסָּקֵל֙ אוֹ־ יָרֹ֣ה יִיָּרֶ֔ה אִם־ בְּהֵמָ֥ה אִם־ אִ֖ישׁ לֹ֣א יִחְיֶ֑ה בִּמְשֹׁךְ֙ הַיֹּבֵ֔ל הֵ֖מָּה יַעֲל֥וּ בָהָֽר׃
NIV1984He shall surely be stoned or shot with arrows; not a hand is to be laid on him. Whether man or animal, he shall not be permitted to live.' Only when the ram's horn sounds a long blast may they go up to the mountain."
TNIVThey are to be stoned or shot with arrows; not a hand is to be laid on them. Whether people or animals, they shall not be permitted to live.' Only when the ram's horn sounds a long blast may they approach the mountain."
NIV2011They are to be stoned or shot with arrows; not a hand is to be laid on them. No person or animal shall be permitted to live.' Only when the ram's horn sounds a long blast may they approach the mountain."
Compared to NIV1984HeThey shallare surelyto be stoned or shot with arrows; not a hand is to be laid on himthem. WhetherNo manperson or animal, he shall not be permitted to live.' Only when the ram's horn sounds a long blast may they go up toapproach the mountain."
Compared to TNIVThey are to be stoned or shot with arrows; not a hand is to be laid on them. WhetherNo peopleperson or animals, theyanimal shall not be permitted to live.' Only when the ram's horn sounds a long blast may they approach the mountain."


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