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

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The word 'Beast' occurs 3 times more often in the NIV2011 (61 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (58 times). The word 'Beast' was removed in 5 verses, and added in 8 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Beast' 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 text323.1%
New text in NIV20111076.9%

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

Verses where Beast was removed

Psalms 36:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיְ֭הוָה בְּהַשָּׁמַ֣יִם חַסְדֶּ֑ךָ אֱ֝מֽוּנָתְךָ֗ עַד־ שְׁחָקִֽים׃
NIV1984Your righteousness is like the mighty mountains, your justice like the great deep. O LORD, you preserve both man and beast.
TNIVYour righteousness is like the highest mountains, your justice like the great deep. You, LORD, preserve both people and animals.
NIV2011Your righteousness is like the highest mountains, your justice like the great deep. You, LORD, preserve both people and animals.
Compared to NIV1984Your righteousness is like the mightyhighest mountains, your justice like the great deep. O You, LORD, you preserve both manpeople and beastanimals.
Compared to TNIVYour righteousness is like the highest mountains, your justice like the great deep. You, LORD, preserve both people and animals.

Jonah 3:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיַּזְעֵ֗ק וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙ בְּנִֽינְוֵ֔ה מִטַּ֧עַם הַמֶּ֛לֶךְ וּגְדֹלָ֖יו לֵאמֹ֑ר הָאָדָ֨ם וְהַבְּהֵמָ֜ה הַבָּקָ֣ר וְהַצֹּ֗אן אַֽל־ יִטְעֲמוּ֙ מְא֔וּמָה אַ֨ל־ יִרְע֔וּ3 וּמַ֖יִם אַל־ יִשְׁתּֽוּ׃
NIV1984Then he issued a proclamation in Nineveh: "By the decree of the king and his nobles: Do not let any man or beast, herd or flock, taste anything; do not let them eat or drink.
TNIVThen he issued a proclamation in Nineveh: "By the decree of the king and his nobles: Do not let people or animals, herds or flocks, taste anything; do not let them eat or drink.
NIV2011This is the proclamation he issued in Nineveh: "By the decree of the king and his nobles: Do not let people or animals, herds or flocks, taste anything; do not let them eat or drink.
Compared to NIV1984ThenThis heis issuedthe a proclamation he issued in Nineveh: "By the decree of the king and his nobles: Do not let anypeople man or beastanimals, herdherds or flockflocks, taste anything; do not let them eat or drink.
Compared to TNIVThenThis heis issuedthe a proclamation he issued in Nineveh: "By the decree of the king and his nobles: Do not let people or animals, herds or flocks, taste anything; do not let them eat or drink.

Jonah 3:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְיִתְכַּסּ֣וּ שַׂקִּ֗ים הָֽאָדָם֙ וְהַבְּהֵמָ֔ה וְיִקְרְא֥וּ אֶל־ אֱלֹהִ֖ים בְּחָזְקָ֑ה וְיָשֻׁ֗בוּ אִ֚ישׁ מִדַּרְכּ֣וֹ הָֽרָעָ֔ה וּמִן־ הֶחָמָ֖ס אֲשֶׁ֥ר בְּכַפֵּיהֶֽם׃
NIV1984But let man and beast be covered with sackcloth. Let everyone call urgently on God. Let them give up their evil ways and their violence.
TNIVBut let people and animals be covered with sackcloth. Let everyone call urgently on God. Let them give up their evil ways and their violence.
NIV2011But let people and animals be covered with sackcloth. Let everyone call urgently on God. Let them give up their evil ways and their violence.
Compared to NIV1984But let manpeople and beastanimals be covered with sackcloth. Let everyone call urgently on God. Let them give up their evil ways and their violence.
Compared to TNIVBut let people and animals be covered with sackcloth. Let everyone call urgently on God. Let them give up their evil ways and their violence.

Zechariah 8:10

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכִּ֗י לִפְנֵי֙ הַיָּמִ֣ים הָהֵ֔ם שְׂכַ֤ר הָֽאָדָם֙ לֹ֣א נִֽהְיָ֔ה וּשְׂכַ֥ר הַבְּהֵמָ֖ה אֵינֶ֑נָּה וְלַיּוֹצֵ֨א וְלַבָּ֤א אֵין־ שָׁלוֹם֙ מִן־ הַצָּ֔ר וַאֲשַׁלַּ֥ח אֶת־ כָּל־ הָאָדָ֖ם אִ֥ישׁ בְּרֵעֵֽהוּ׃
NIV1984Before that time there were no wages for man or beast. No one could go about his business safely because of his enemy, for I had turned every man against his neighbor.
TNIVBefore that time there were no wages for people or animals. People could not go about their business safely because of conflicts, since I had turned them all against each other.
NIV2011Before that time there were no wages for people or hire for animals. No one could go about their business safely because of their enemies, since I had turned everyone against their neighbor.
Compared to NIV1984Before that time there were no wages for manpeople or beasthire for animals. No one could go about histheir business safely because of histheir enemyenemies, forsince I had turned everyeveryone man against histheir neighbor.
Compared to TNIVBefore that time there were no wages for people or hire for animals. PeopleNo one could not go about their business safely because of conflictstheir enemies, since I had turned themeveryone all against eachtheir otherneighbor.

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.

Verses where Beast was added

Psalms 68:30

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSמֵֽ֭הֵיכָלֶךָ עַל־ יְרוּשָׁלִָ֑ם לְךָ֤ יוֹבִ֖ילוּ מְלָכִ֣ים שָֽׁי׃
NIV1984Rebuke the beast among the reeds, the herd of bulls among the calves of the nations. Humbled, may it bring bars of silver. Scatter the nations who delight in war.
TNIVRebuke the beast among the reeds, the herd of bulls among the calves of the nations. Humbled, may it bring bars of silver. Scatter the nations who delight in war.
NIV2011Rebuke the beast among the reeds, the herd of bulls among the calves of the nations. Humbled, may the beast bring bars of silver. Scatter the nations who delight in war.
Compared to NIV1984Rebuke the beast among the reeds, the herd of bulls among the calves of the nations. Humbled, may itthe beast bring bars of silver. Scatter the nations who delight in war.
Compared to TNIVRebuke the beast among the reeds, the herd of bulls among the calves of the nations. Humbled, may itthe beast bring bars of silver. Scatter the nations who delight in war.

Jeremiah 21:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְהִכֵּיתִ֗י אֶת־ יֽוֹשְׁבֵי֙ הָעִ֣יר הַזֹּ֔את וְאֶת־ הָאָדָ֖ם וְאֶת־ הַבְּהֵמָ֑ה בְּדֶ֥בֶר גָּד֖וֹל יָמֻֽתוּ׃
NIV1984I will strike down those who live in this city--both men and animals--and they will die of a terrible plague.
TNIVI will strike down those who live in this city--both people and animals--and they will die of a terrible plague.
NIV2011I will strike down those who live in this city--both man and beast--and they will die of a terrible plague.
Compared to NIV1984I will strike down those who live in this city--both menman and animalsbeast--and they will die of a terrible plague.
Compared to TNIVI will strike down those who live in this city--both peopleman and animalsbeast--and they will die of a terrible plague.

Jeremiah 36:29

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס וְעַל־ יְהוֹיָקִ֤ים מֶֽלֶךְ־ יְהוּדָה֙ תֹּאמַ֔ר כֹּ֖ה אָמַ֣ר יְהוָ֑ה אַ֠תָּה שָׂרַ֜פְתָּ אֶת־ הַמְּגִלָּ֤ה הַזֹּאת֙ לֵאמֹ֔ר מַדּוּעַ֩ כָּתַ֨בְתָּ עָלֶ֜יהָ לֵאמֹ֗ר בֹּֽא־ יָב֤וֹא מֶֽלֶךְ־ בָּבֶל֙ וְהִשְׁחִית֙ אֶת־ הָאָ֣רֶץ הַזֹּ֔את וְהִשְׁבִּ֥ית מִמֶּ֖נָּה אָדָ֥ם וּבְהֵמָֽה׃
NIV1984Also tell Jehoiakim king of Judah, 'This is what the LORD says: You burned that scroll and said, "Why did you write on it that the king of Babylon would certainly come and destroy this land and cut off both men and animals from it?"
TNIVAlso tell Jehoiakim king of Judah, 'This is what the LORD says: You burned that scroll and said, "Why did you write on it that the king of Babylon would certainly come and destroy this land and wipe from it both people and animals?"
NIV2011Also tell Jehoiakim king of Judah, 'This is what the LORD says: You burned that scroll and said, "Why did you write on it that the king of Babylon would certainly come and destroy this land and wipe from it both man and beast?"
Compared to NIV1984Also tell Jehoiakim king of Judah, 'This is what the LORD says: You burned that scroll and said, "Why did you write on it that the king of Babylon would certainly come and destroy this land and cutwipe offfrom it both menman and animals from itbeast?"
Compared to TNIVAlso tell Jehoiakim king of Judah, 'This is what the LORD says: You burned that scroll and said, "Why did you write on it that the king of Babylon would certainly come and destroy this land and wipe from it both peopleman and animalsbeast?"

Ezekiel 25:13

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלָכֵ֗ן כֹּ֤ה אָמַר֙ אֲדֹנָ֣י יְהוִ֔ה וְנָטִ֤תִי יָדִי֙ עַל־ אֱד֔וֹם וְהִכְרַתִּ֥י מִמֶּ֖נָּה אָדָ֣ם וּבְהֵמָ֑ה וּנְתַתִּ֤יהָ חָרְבָּה֙ מִתֵּימָ֔ן וּדְדָ֖נֶה בַּחֶ֥רֶב יִפֹּֽלוּ׃
NIV1984therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: I will stretch out my hand against Edom and kill its men and their animals. I will lay it waste, and from Teman to Dedan they will fall by the sword.
TNIVtherefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: I will stretch out my hand against Edom and kill its people and their animals. I will lay it waste, and from Teman to Dedan they will fall by the sword.
NIV2011therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: I will stretch out my hand against Edom and kill both man and beast. I will lay it waste, and from Teman to Dedan they will fall by the sword.
Compared to NIV1984therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: I will stretch out my hand against Edom and kill itsboth menman and their animalsbeast. I will lay it waste, and from Teman to Dedan they will fall by the sword.
Compared to TNIVtherefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: I will stretch out my hand against Edom and kill itsboth peopleman and their animalsbeast. I will lay it waste, and from Teman to Dedan they will fall by the sword.

Ezekiel 29:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלָכֵ֗ן כֹּ֤ה אָמַר֙ אֲדֹנָ֣י יְהוִ֔ה הִנְנִ֛י מֵבִ֥יא עָלַ֖יִךְ חָ֑רֶב וְהִכְרַתִּ֥י מִמֵּ֖ךְ אָדָ֥ם וּבְהֵמָֽה׃
NIV1984"'Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: I will bring a sword against you and kill your men and their animals.
TNIV"'Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: I will bring a sword against you and kill your people and their animals.
NIV2011"'Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: I will bring a sword against you and kill both man and beast.
Compared to NIV1984"'Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: I will bring a sword against you and kill yourboth menman and their animalsbeast.
Compared to TNIV"'Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: I will bring a sword against you and kill yourboth peopleman and their animalsbeast.

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.

Zephaniah 1:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאָסֵ֨ף אָדָ֜ם וּבְהֵמָ֗ה אָסֵ֤ף עוֹף־ הַשָּׁמַ֙יִם֙ וּדְגֵ֣י הַיָּ֔ם וְהַמַּכְשֵׁל֖וֹת אֶת־ הָרְשָׁעִ֑ים וְהִכְרַתִּ֣י אֶת־ הָאָדָ֗ם מֵעַ֛ל פְּנֵ֥י הָאֲדָמָ֖ה נְאֻם־ יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984"I will sweep away both men and animals; I will sweep away the birds of the air and the fish of the sea. The wicked will have only heaps of rubble when I cut off man from the face of the earth," declares the LORD.
TNIV"I will sweep away both people and animals; I will sweep away the birds in the sky and the fish in the sea-- and the idols that cause the wicked to stumble." "When I destroy all people on the face of the earth," declares the LORD,
NIV2011"I will sweep away both man and beast; I will sweep away the birds in the sky and the fish in the sea-- and the idols that cause the wicked to stumble." "When I destroy all mankind on the face of the earth," declares the LORD,
Compared to NIV1984"I will sweep away both menman and animalsbeast; I will sweep away the birds ofin the airsky and the fish ofin the sea. The-- and wickedthe willidols havethat onlycause heapsthe ofwicked rubbleto whenstumble." "When I cutdestroy offall manmankind fromon the face of the earth," declares the LORD.,
Compared to TNIV"I will sweep away both peopleman and animalsbeast; I will sweep away the birds in the sky and the fish in the sea-- and the idols that cause the wicked to stumble." "When I destroy all peoplemankind on the face of the earth," declares the LORD,

Revelation 13:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ ἐδόθη ⸀αὐτῷ ⸂δοῦναι πνεῦμα⸃ τῇ εἰκόνι τοῦ θηρίου, ἵνα καὶ λαλήσῃ ἡ εἰκὼν τοῦ θηρίου καὶ ποιήσῃ ⸀ἵνα ὅσοι ἐὰν μὴ προσκυνήσωσιν τῇ εἰκόνι τοῦ θηρίου ἀποκτανθῶσιν.
SBLGNT apparatusαὐτῷ Treg NIV RP ] αὐτῇ WH • δοῦναι πνεῦμα WH Treg NIV ] πνεῦμα δοῦναι RP • ἵνα WH Treg NIV ] – RP
NIV1984He was given power to give breath to the image of the first beast, so that it could speak and cause all who refused to worship the image to be killed.
TNIVIt was given power to give breath to the image of the first beast, so that it could speak and cause all who refused to worship the image to be killed.
NIV2011The second beast was given power to give breath to the image of the first beast, so that the image could speak and cause all who refused to worship the image to be killed.
Compared to NIV1984HeThe second beast was given power to give breath to the image of the first beast, so that itthe image could speak and cause all who refused to worship the image to be killed.
Compared to TNIVItThe second beast was given power to give breath to the image of the first beast, so that itthe image could speak and cause all who refused to worship the image to be killed.


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