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

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The word 'Approved' occurs the same number of times in the NIV2011 as in the NIV1984 (5 times). The word 'Approved' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Approved' 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 text4100.0%

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

Verses where Approved was removed

Romans 14:18

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὁ γὰρ ἐν ⸀τούτῳ δουλεύων τῷ Χριστῷ εὐάρεστος τῷ θεῷ καὶ δόκιμος τοῖς ἀνθρώποις.
SBLGNT apparatusτούτῳ WH Treg NIV ] τούτοις RP
NIV1984because anyone who serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and approved by men.
TNIVbecause anyone who serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and receives human approval.
NIV2011because anyone who serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and receives human approval.
Compared to NIV1984because anyone who serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and approvedreceives byhuman menapproval.
Compared to TNIVbecause anyone who serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and receives human approval.

Romans 16:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἀσπάσασθε Ἀπελλῆν τὸν δόκιμον ἐν Χριστῷ. ἀσπάσασθε τοὺς ἐκ τῶν Ἀριστοβούλου.
NIV1984Greet Apelles, tested and approved in Christ. Greet those who belong to the household of Aristobulus.
TNIVGreet Apelles, whose fidelity to Christ has stood the test. Greet those who belong to the household of Aristobulus.
NIV2011Greet Apelles, whose fidelity to Christ has stood the test. Greet those who belong to the household of Aristobulus.
Compared to NIV1984Greet Apelles, testedwhose andfidelity approvedto in Christ has stood the test. Greet those who belong to the household of Aristobulus.
Compared to TNIVGreet Apelles, whose fidelity to Christ has stood the test. Greet those who belong to the household of Aristobulus.

Verses where Approved was added

Ecclesiastes 9:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלֵ֣ךְ אֱכֹ֤ל בְּשִׂמְחָה֙ לַחְמֶ֔ךָ וּֽשֲׁתֵ֥ה בְלֶב־ ט֖וֹב יֵינֶ֑ךָ כִּ֣י כְבָ֔ר רָצָ֥ה הָאֱלֹהִ֖ים אֶֽת־ מַעֲשֶֽׂיךָ׃
NIV1984Go, eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine with a joyful heart, for it is now that God favors what you do.
TNIVGo, eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine with a joyful heart, for God has already approved what you do.
NIV2011Go, eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine with a joyful heart, for God has already approved what you do.
Compared to NIV1984Go, eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine with a joyful heart, for itGod ishas nowalready that God favorsapproved what you do.
Compared to TNIVGo, eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine with a joyful heart, for God has already approved what you do.

Acts 8:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTΣαῦλος δὲ ἦν συνευδοκῶν τῇ ἀναιρέσει αὐτοῦ. Ἐγένετο δὲ ἐν ἐκείνῃ τῇ ἡμέρᾳ διωγμὸς μέγας ἐπὶ τὴν ἐκκλησίαν τὴν ἐν Ἱεροσολύμοις· πάντες δὲ διεσπάρησαν κατὰ τὰς χώρας τῆς Ἰουδαίας καὶ Σαμαρείας πλὴν τῶν ἀποστόλων.
NIV1984And Saul was there, giving approval to his death. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church at Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria.
TNIVAnd Saul approved of their killing him. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria.
NIV2011And Saul approved of their killing him. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria.
Compared to NIV1984And Saul wasapproved there, givingof approvaltheir tokilling his deathhim. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church atin Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria.
Compared to TNIVAnd Saul approved of their killing him. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria.


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