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

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The word 'Bears' occurs 1 times more often in the NIV2011 (28 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (27 times). The word 'Bears' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Bears' 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 text133.3%
New text in NIV2011266.7%

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

Verses where Bears was removed

Galatians 4:27

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTγέγραπται γάρ· Εὐφράνθητι, στεῖρα ἡ οὐ τίκτουσα, ῥῆξον καὶ βόησον, ἡ οὐκ ὠδίνουσα· ὅτι πολλὰ τὰ τέκνα τῆς ἐρήμου μᾶλλον ἢ τῆς ἐχούσης τὸν ἄνδρα.
NIV1984For it is written: "Be glad, O barren woman, who bears no children; break forth and cry aloud, you who have no labor pains; because more are the children of the desolate woman than of her who has a husband."
TNIVFor it is written: "Be glad, barren woman, you who never bore a child; shout for joy and cry aloud, you who were never in labor; because more are the children of the desolate woman than of her who has a husband."
NIV2011For it is written: "Be glad, barren woman, you who never bore a child; shout for joy and cry aloud, you who were never in labor; because more are the children of the desolate woman than of her who has a husband."
Compared to NIV1984For it is written: "Be glad, O barren woman, you who bearsnever nobore childrena child; breakshout forthfor joy and cry aloud, you who havewere nonever laborin painslabor; because more are the children of the desolate woman than of her who has a husband."
Compared to TNIVFor it is written: "Be glad, barren woman, you who never bore a child; shout for joy and cry aloud, you who were never in labor; because more are the children of the desolate woman than of her who has a husband."

Verses where Bears was added

Micah 5:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְעָמַ֗ד וְרָעָה֙ בְּעֹ֣ז יְהוָ֔ה בִּגְא֕וֹן שֵׁ֖ם יְהוָ֣ה אֱלֹהָ֑יו וְיָשָׁ֕בוּ כִּֽי־ עַתָּ֥ה יִגְדַּ֖ל עַד־ אַפְסֵי־ אָֽרֶץ׃
NIV1984Therefore Israel will be abandoned until the time when she who is in labor gives birth and the rest of his brothers return to join the Israelites.
TNIVTherefore Israel will be abandoned until the time when she who is in labor gives birth and the rest of his brothers return to join the Israelites.
NIV2011Therefore Israel will be abandoned until the time when she who is in labor bears a son, and the rest of his brothers return to join the Israelites.
Compared to NIV1984Therefore Israel will be abandoned until the time when she who is in labor givesbears birtha son, and the rest of his brothers return to join the Israelites.
Compared to TNIVTherefore Israel will be abandoned until the time when she who is in labor givesbears birtha son, and the rest of his brothers return to join the Israelites.

Revelation 19:10

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ ἔπεσα ἔμπροσθεν τῶν ποδῶν αὐτοῦ προσκυνῆσαι αὐτῷ. καὶ λέγει μοι· Ὅρα μή· σύνδουλός σού εἰμι καὶ τῶν ἀδελφῶν σου τῶν ἐχόντων τὴν μαρτυρίαν Ἰησοῦ· τῷ θεῷ προσκύνησον· ἡ γὰρ ⸀μαρτυρία Ἰησοῦ ἐστιν τὸ πνεῦμα τῆς προφητείας.
SBLGNT apparatusμαρτυρία WH Treg NIV ] + τοῦ RP
NIV1984At this I fell at his feet to worship him. But he said to me, "Do not do it! I am a fellow servant with you and with your brothers who hold to the testimony of Jesus. Worship God! For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy."
TNIVAt this I fell at his feet to worship him. But he said to me, "Don't do that! I am a fellow servant with you and with your brothers and sisters who hold to Jesus' testimony. Worship God! For the testimony of Jesus is the Spirit of prophecy."
NIV2011At this I fell at his feet to worship him. But he said to me, "Don't do that! I am a fellow servant with you and with your brothers and sisters who hold to the testimony of Jesus. Worship God! For it is the Spirit of prophecy who bears testimony to Jesus."
Compared to NIV1984At this I fell at his feet to worship him. But he said to me, "DoDon't not do itthat! I am a fellow servant with you and with your brothers and sisters who hold to the testimony of Jesus. Worship God! For it is the testimonySpirit of Jesusprophecy iswho thebears spirittestimony ofto prophecyJesus."
Compared to TNIVAt this I fell at his feet to worship him. But he said to me, "Don't do that! I am a fellow servant with you and with your brothers and sisters who hold to Jesus' the testimony of Jesus. Worship God! For theit testimony of Jesus is the Spirit of prophecy who bears testimony to Jesus."


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