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

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The word 'Authority' occurs 9 times more often in the NIV2011 (97 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (88 times). The word 'Authority' was removed in 0 verses, and added in 8 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Authority' 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 text675.0%
New text in NIV2011225.0%

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

Verses where Authority was added

Luke 12:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὑποδείξω δὲ ὑμῖν τίνα φοβηθῆτε· φοβήθητε τὸν μετὰ τὸ ἀποκτεῖναι ⸂ἔχοντα ἐξουσίαν⸃ ἐμβαλεῖν εἰς τὴν γέενναν· ναί, λέγω ὑμῖν, τοῦτον φοβήθητε.
SBLGNT apparatusἔχοντα ἐξουσίαν WH Treg NIV ] ἐξουσίαν ἔχοντα RP
NIV1984But I will show you whom you should fear: Fear him who, after the killing of the body, has power to throw you into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him.
TNIVBut I will show you whom you should fear: Fear him who, after your body has been killed, has authority to throw you into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him.
NIV2011But I will show you whom you should fear: Fear him who, after your body has been killed, has authority to throw you into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him.
Compared to NIV1984But I will show you whom you should fear: Fear him who, after theyour killingbody ofhas thebeen bodykilled, has powerauthority to throw you into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him.
Compared to TNIVBut I will show you whom you should fear: Fear him who, after your body has been killed, has authority to throw you into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him.

John 7:28

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἔκραξεν οὖν ἐν τῷ ἱερῷ διδάσκων ὁ Ἰησοῦς καὶ λέγων· Κἀμὲ οἴδατε καὶ οἴδατε πόθεν εἰμί· καὶ ἀπ’ ἐμαυτοῦ οὐκ ἐλήλυθα, ἀλλ’ ἔστιν ἀληθινὸς ὁ πέμψας με, ὃν ὑμεῖς οὐκ οἴδατε·
NIV1984Then Jesus, still teaching in the temple courts, cried out, "Yes, you know me, and you know where I am from. I am not here on my own, but he who sent me is true. You do not know him,
TNIVThen Jesus, still teaching in the temple courts, cried out, "Yes, you know me, and you know where I am from. I am not here on my own authority, but he who sent me is true. You do not know him,
NIV2011Then Jesus, still teaching in the temple courts, cried out, "Yes, you know me, and you know where I am from. I am not here on my own authority, but he who sent me is true. You do not know him,
Compared to NIV1984Then Jesus, still teaching in the temple courts, cried out, "Yes, you know me, and you know where I am from. I am not here on my own authority, but he who sent me is true. You do not know him,
Compared to TNIVThen Jesus, still teaching in the temple courts, cried out, "Yes, you know me, and you know where I am from. I am not here on my own authority, but he who sent me is true. You do not know him,

John 14:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTοὐ πιστεύεις ὅτι ἐγὼ ἐν τῷ πατρὶ καὶ ὁ πατὴρ ἐν ἐμοί ἐστιν; τὰ ῥήματα ἃ ἐγὼ ⸀λέγω ὑμῖν ἀπ’ ἐμαυτοῦ οὐ λαλῶ, ὁ δὲ ⸀πατὴρ ἐν ἐμοὶ ⸀μένων ποιεῖ τὰ ἔργα ⸀αὐτοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusλέγω WH Treg NIV ] λαλῶ RP • πατὴρ WH NIV ] + ὁ Treg RP • μένων WH Treg NIV ] + αὐτὸς RP • αὐτοῦ WH Treg NIV ] – RP
NIV1984Don't you believe that I am in the Father, and that the Father is in me? The words I say to you are not just my own. Rather, it is the Father, living in me, who is doing his work.
TNIVDon't you believe that I am in the Father, and that the Father is in me? The words I say to you I do not speak on my own authority. Rather, it is the Father, living in me, who is doing his work.
NIV2011Don't you believe that I am in the Father, and that the Father is in me? The words I say to you I do not speak on my own authority. Rather, it is the Father, living in me, who is doing his work.
Compared to NIV1984Don't you believe that I am in the Father, and that the Father is in me? The words I say to you areI do not justspeak on my own authority. Rather, it is the Father, living in me, who is doing his work.
Compared to TNIVDon't you believe that I am in the Father, and that the Father is in me? The words I say to you I do not speak on my own authority. Rather, it is the Father, living in me, who is doing his work.

Romans 13:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTθεοῦ γὰρ διάκονός ἐστιν σοὶ εἰς τὸ ἀγαθόν. ἐὰν δὲ τὸ κακὸν ποιῇς, φοβοῦ· οὐ γὰρ εἰκῇ τὴν μάχαιραν φορεῖ· θεοῦ γὰρ διάκονός ἐστιν, ἔκδικος εἰς ὀργὴν τῷ τὸ κακὸν πράσσοντι.
NIV1984For he is God's servant to do you good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword for nothing. He is God's servant, an agent of wrath to bring punishment on the wrongdoer.
TNIVFor the one in authority is God's servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for rulers do not bear the sword for no reason. They are God's servants, agents of wrath to bring punishment on the wrongdoer.
NIV2011For the one in authority is God's servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for rulers do not bear the sword for no reason. They are God's servants, agents of wrath to bring punishment on the wrongdoer.
Compared to NIV1984For hethe one in authority is God's servant tofor doyour you good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for herulers doesdo not bear the sword for nothingno reason. HeThey isare God's servantservants, an agentagents of wrath to bring punishment on the wrongdoer.
Compared to TNIVFor the one in authority is God's servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for rulers do not bear the sword for no reason. They are God's servants, agents of wrath to bring punishment on the wrongdoer.

1 Corinthians 7:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἡ γυνὴ τοῦ ἰδίου σώματος οὐκ ἐξουσιάζει ἀλλὰ ὁ ἀνήρ· ὁμοίως δὲ καὶ ὁ ἀνὴρ τοῦ ἰδίου σώματος οὐκ ἐξουσιάζει ἀλλὰ ἡ γυνή.
NIV1984The wife's body does not belong to her alone but also to her husband. In the same way, the husband's body does not belong to him alone but also to his wife.
TNIVThe wife does not have authority over her own body but yields it to her husband. In the same way, the husband does not have authority over his own body but yields it to his wife.
NIV2011The wife does not have authority over her own body but yields it to her husband. In the same way, the husband does not have authority over his own body but yields it to his wife.
Compared to NIV1984The wife's body does not belonghave toauthority over her aloneown body but alsoyields it to her husband. In the same way, the husband's body does not belonghave toauthority himover alonehis own body but alsoyields it to his wife.
Compared to TNIVThe wife does not have authority over her own body but yields it to her husband. In the same way, the husband does not have authority over his own body but yields it to his wife.

1 Corinthians 9:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTΜὴ κατὰ ἄνθρωπον ταῦτα λαλῶ ἢ ⸂καὶ ὁ νόμος ταῦτα οὐ⸃ λέγει;
SBLGNT apparatusκαὶ … ταῦτα οὐ WH Treg NIV ] οὐχὶ καὶ … ταῦτα RP
NIV1984Do I say this merely from a human point of view? Doesn't the Law say the same thing?
TNIVDo I say this merely on human authority? Doesn't the Law say the same thing?
NIV2011Do I say this merely on human authority? Doesn't the Law say the same thing?
Compared to NIV1984Do I say this merely fromon a human point of viewauthority? Doesn't the Law say the same thing?
Compared to TNIVDo I say this merely on human authority? Doesn't the Law say the same thing?

1 Thessalonians 2:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTοὔτε ζητοῦντες ἐξ ἀνθρώπων δόξαν, οὔτε ἀφ’ ὑμῶν οὔτε ἀπ’ ἄλλων,
NIV1984We were not looking for praise from men, not from you or anyone else. As apostles of Christ we could have been a burden to you,
TNIVWe were not looking for praise from any human being, not from you or anyone else, even though as apostles of Christ we could have asserted our prerogatives.
NIV2011We were not looking for praise from people, not from you or anyone else, even though as apostles of Christ we could have asserted our authority.
Compared to NIV1984We were not looking for praise from menpeople, not from you or anyone else. As, even though as apostles of Christ we could have beenasserted aour burden to you,authority.
Compared to TNIVWe were not looking for praise from any human beingpeople, not from you or anyone else, even though as apostles of Christ we could have asserted our prerogativesauthority.

Revelation 17:17

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ γὰρ θεὸς ἔδωκεν εἰς τὰς καρδίας αὐτῶν ποιῆσαι τὴν γνώμην αὐτοῦ, καὶ ποιῆσαι ⸂μίαν γνώμην⸃ καὶ δοῦναι τὴν βασιλείαν αὐτῶν τῷ θηρίῳ, ἄχρι ⸀τελεσθήσονται οἱ λόγοι τοῦ θεοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusμίαν γνώμην WH Treg NIV ] γνώμην μίαν RP • τελεσθήσονται WH Treg NIV ] τελεσθῶσιν RP
NIV1984For God has put it into their hearts to accomplish his purpose by agreeing to give the beast their power to rule, until God's words are fulfilled.
TNIVFor God has put it into their hearts to accomplish his purpose by agreeing to give the beast their power to rule, until God's words are fulfilled.
NIV2011For God has put it into their hearts to accomplish his purpose by agreeing to hand over to the beast their royal authority, until God's words are fulfilled.
Compared to NIV1984For God has put it into their hearts to accomplish his purpose by agreeing to givehand over to the beast their powerroyal to ruleauthority, until God's words are fulfilled.
Compared to TNIVFor God has put it into their hearts to accomplish his purpose by agreeing to givehand over to the beast their powerroyal to ruleauthority, until God's words are fulfilled.


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