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

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The word 'Beasts' occurs 20 times less often in the NIV2011 (38 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (58 times). The word 'Beasts' was removed in 19 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Beasts' 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 text1789.5%
New text in NIV2011210.5%

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

Verses where Beasts was removed

Genesis 2:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיִּצֶר֩ יְהוָ֨ה אֱלֹהִ֜ים מִן־ הָֽאֲדָמָ֗ה כָּל־ חַיַּ֤ת הַשָּׂדֶה֙ וְאֵת֙ כָּל־ ע֣וֹף הַשָּׁמַ֔יִם וַיָּבֵא֙ אֶל־ הָ֣אָדָ֔ם לִרְא֖וֹת מַה־ יִּקְרָא־ ל֑וֹ וְכֹל֩ אֲשֶׁ֨ר יִקְרָא־ ל֧וֹ הָֽאָדָ֛ם נֶ֥פֶשׁ חַיָּ֖ה ה֥וּא שְׁמֽוֹ׃
NIV1984Now the LORD God had formed out of the ground all the beasts of the field and all the birds of the air. He brought them to the man to see what he would name them; and whatever the man called each living creature, that was its name.
TNIVNow the LORD God had formed out of the ground all the wild animals and all the birds in the sky. He brought them to the man to see what he would name them; and whatever the man called each living creature, that was its name.
NIV2011Now the LORD God had formed out of the ground all the wild animals and all the birds in the sky. He brought them to the man to see what he would name them; and whatever the man called each living creature, that was its name.
Compared to NIV1984Now the LORD God had formed out of the ground all the beastswild ofanimals the field and all the birds ofin the airsky. He brought them to the man to see what he would name them; and whatever the man called each living creature, that was its name.
Compared to TNIVNow the LORD God had formed out of the ground all the wild animals and all the birds in the sky. He brought them to the man to see what he would name them; and whatever the man called each living creature, that was its name.

Genesis 2:20

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיִּקְרָ֨א הָֽאָדָ֜ם שֵׁמ֗וֹת לְכָל־ הַבְּהֵמָה֙ וּלְע֣וֹף הַשָּׁמַ֔יִם וּלְכֹ֖ל חַיַּ֣ת הַשָּׂדֶ֑ה וּלְאָדָ֕ם לֹֽא־ מָצָ֥א עֵ֖זֶר כְּנֶגְדּֽוֹ׃
NIV1984So the man gave names to all the livestock, the birds of the air and all the beasts of the field. But for Adam no suitable helper was found.
TNIVSo the man gave names to all the livestock, the birds in the sky and all the wild animals. But for Adam no suitable helper was found.
NIV2011So the man gave names to all the livestock, the birds in the sky and all the wild animals. But for Adam no suitable helper was found.
Compared to NIV1984So the man gave names to all the livestock, the birds ofin the airsky and all the beastswild of the fieldanimals. But for Adam no suitable helper was found.
Compared to TNIVSo the man gave names to all the livestock, the birds in the sky and all the wild animals. But for Adam no suitable helper was found.

Deuteronomy 28:26

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְהָיְתָ֤ה נִבְלָֽתְךָ֙ לְמַאֲכָ֔ל לְכָל־ ע֥וֹף הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וּלְבֶהֱמַ֣ת הָאָ֑רֶץ וְאֵ֖ין מַחֲרִֽיד׃
NIV1984Your carcasses will be food for all the birds of the air and the beasts of the earth, and there will be no one to frighten them away.
TNIVYour carcasses will be food for all the birds and the wild animals, and there will be no one to frighten them away.
NIV2011Your carcasses will be food for all the birds and the wild animals, and there will be no one to frighten them away.
Compared to NIV1984Your carcasses will be food for all the birds of the air and the beastswild of the earthanimals, and there will be no one to frighten them away.
Compared to TNIVYour carcasses will be food for all the birds and the wild animals, and there will be no one to frighten them away.

1 Samuel 17:44

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס וַיֹּ֥אמֶר הַפְּלִשְׁתִּ֖י אֶל־ דָּוִ֑ד לְכָ֣ה אֵלַ֔י וְאֶתְּנָה֙ אֶת־ בְּשָׂ֣רְךָ֔ לְע֥וֹף הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וּלְבֶהֱמַ֥ת הַשָּׂדֶֽה׃
NIV1984"Come here," he said, "and I'll give your flesh to the birds of the air and the beasts of the field!"
TNIV"Come here," he said, "and I'll give your flesh to the birds and the wild animals!"
NIV2011"Come here," he said, "and I'll give your flesh to the birds and the wild animals!"
Compared to NIV1984"Come here," he said, "and I'll give your flesh to the birds of the air and the beastswild of the fieldanimals!"
Compared to TNIV"Come here," he said, "and I'll give your flesh to the birds and the wild animals!"

1 Samuel 17:46

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהַיּ֣וֹם הַזֶּ֡ה יְסַגֶּרְךָ֩ יְהוָ֨ה בְּיָדִ֜י וְהִכִּיתִ֗ךָ וַהֲסִרֹתִ֤י אֶת־ רֹֽאשְׁךָ֙ מֵעָלֶ֔יךָ וְנָ֨תַתִּ֜י פֶּ֣גֶר מַחֲנֵ֤ה פְלִשְׁתִּים֙ הַיּ֣וֹם הַזֶּ֔ה לְע֥וֹף הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וּלְחַיַּ֣ת הָאָ֑רֶץ וְיֵֽדְעוּ֙ כָּל־ הָאָ֔רֶץ כִּ֛י יֵ֥שׁ אֱלֹהִ֖ים לְיִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
NIV1984This day the LORD will hand you over to me, and I'll strike you down and cut off your head. Today I will give the carcasses of the Philistine army to the birds of the air and the beasts of the earth, and the whole world will know that there is a God in Israel.
TNIVThis day the LORD will deliver you into my hands, and I'll strike you down and cut off your head. This very day I will give the carcasses of the Philistine army to the birds and the wild animals, and the whole world will know that there is a God in Israel.
NIV2011This day the LORD will deliver you into my hands, and I'll strike you down and cut off your head. This very day I will give the carcasses of the Philistine army to the birds and the wild animals, and the whole world will know that there is a God in Israel.
Compared to NIV1984This day the LORD will handdeliver you overinto tomy mehands, and I'll strike you down and cut off your head. TodayThis very day I will give the carcasses of the Philistine army to the birds of the air and the beastswild of the earthanimals, and the whole world will know that there is a God in Israel.
Compared to TNIVThis day the LORD will deliver you into my hands, and I'll strike you down and cut off your head. This very day I will give the carcasses of the Philistine army to the birds and the wild animals, and the whole world will know that there is a God in Israel.

Job 5:22

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלְשֹׁ֣ד וּלְכָפָ֣ן תִּשְׂחָ֑ק וּֽמֵחַיַּ֥ת הָ֝אָ֗רֶץ אַל־ תִּירָֽא׃
NIV1984You will laugh at destruction and famine, and need not fear the beasts of the earth.
TNIVYou will laugh at destruction and famine, and need not fear the wild animals.
NIV2011You will laugh at destruction and famine, and need not fear the wild animals.
Compared to NIV1984You will laugh at destruction and famine, and need not fear the beastswild of the earthanimals.
Compared to TNIVYou will laugh at destruction and famine, and need not fear the wild animals.

Psalms 8:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSתַּ֭מְשִׁילֵהוּ בְּמַעֲשֵׂ֣י יָדֶ֑יךָ כֹּ֝ל שַׁ֣תָּה תַֽחַת־ רַגְלָֽיו׃
NIV1984all flocks and herds, and the beasts of the field,
TNIVall flocks and herds, and the animals of the wild,
NIV2011all flocks and herds, and the animals of the wild,
Compared to NIV1984all flocks and herds, and the beastsanimals of the fieldwild,
Compared to TNIVall flocks and herds, and the animals of the wild,

Psalms 79:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSנָֽתְנ֡וּ אֶת־ נִבְלַ֬ת עֲבָדֶ֗יךָ מַ֭אֲכָל לְע֣וֹף הַשָּׁמָ֑יִם בְּשַׂ֥ר חֲ֝סִידֶ֗יךָ לְחַיְתוֹ־ אָֽרֶץ׃
NIV1984They have given the dead bodies of your servants as food to the birds of the air, the flesh of your saints to the beasts of the earth.
TNIVThey have left the dead bodies of your servants as food for the birds of the sky, the flesh of your own people for the animals of the wild.
NIV2011They have left the dead bodies of your servants as food for the birds of the sky, the flesh of your own people for the animals of the wild.
Compared to NIV1984They have givenleft the dead bodies of your servants as food tofor the birds of the airsky, the flesh of your saintsown topeople for the beastsanimals of the earthwild.
Compared to TNIVThey have left the dead bodies of your servants as food for the birds of the sky, the flesh of your own people for the animals of the wild.

Jeremiah 7:33

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְֽהָ֨יְתָ֜ה נִבְלַ֨ת הָעָ֤ם הַזֶּה֙ לְמַֽאֲכָ֔ל לְע֥וֹף הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וּלְבֶהֱמַ֣ת הָאָ֑רֶץ וְאֵ֖ין מַחֲרִֽיד׃
NIV1984Then the carcasses of this people will become food for the birds of the air and the beasts of the earth, and there will be no one to frighten them away.
TNIVThen the carcasses of this people will become food for the birds and the wild animals, and there will be no one to frighten them away.
NIV2011Then the carcasses of this people will become food for the birds and the wild animals, and there will be no one to frighten them away.
Compared to NIV1984Then the carcasses of this people will become food for the birds of the air and the beastswild of the earthanimals, and there will be no one to frighten them away.
Compared to TNIVThen the carcasses of this people will become food for the birds and the wild animals, and there will be no one to frighten them away.

Jeremiah 15:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוּפָקַדְתִּ֨י עֲלֵיהֶ֜ם אַרְבַּ֤ע מִשְׁפָּחוֹת֙ נְאֻם־ יְהוָ֔ה אֶת־ הַחֶ֣רֶב לַֽהֲרֹ֔ג וְאֶת־ הַכְּלָבִ֖ים לִסְחֹ֑ב וְאֶת־ ע֧וֹף הַשָּׁמַ֛יִם וְאֶת־ בֶּהֱמַ֥ת הָאָ֖רֶץ לֶאֱכֹ֥ל וּלְהַשְׁחִֽית׃
NIV1984"I will send four kinds of destroyers against them," declares the LORD, "the sword to kill and the dogs to drag away and the birds of the air and the beasts of the earth to devour and destroy.
TNIV"I will send four kinds of destroyers against them," declares the LORD, "the sword to kill and the dogs to drag away and the birds and the wild animals to devour and destroy.
NIV2011"I will send four kinds of destroyers against them," declares the LORD, "the sword to kill and the dogs to drag away and the birds and the wild animals to devour and destroy.
Compared to NIV1984"I will send four kinds of destroyers against them," declares the LORD, "the sword to kill and the dogs to drag away and the birds of the air and the beastswild of the earthanimals to devour and destroy.
Compared to TNIV"I will send four kinds of destroyers against them," declares the LORD, "the sword to kill and the dogs to drag away and the birds and the wild animals to devour and destroy.

Jeremiah 16:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס מְמוֹתֵ֨י תַחֲלֻאִ֜ים יָמֻ֗תוּ לֹ֤א יִסָּֽפְדוּ֙ וְלֹ֣א יִקָּבֵ֔רוּ לְדֹ֛מֶן עַל־ פְּנֵ֥י הָאֲדָמָ֖ה יִֽהְי֑וּ וּבַחֶ֤רֶב וּבָֽרָעָב֙ יִכְל֔וּ וְהָיְתָ֤ה נִבְלָתָם֙ לְמַאֲכָ֔ל לְע֥וֹף הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וּלְבֶהֱמַ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ׃
NIV1984"They will die of deadly diseases. They will not be mourned or buried but will be like refuse lying on the ground. They will perish by sword and famine, and their dead bodies will become food for the birds of the air and the beasts of the earth."
TNIV"They will die of deadly diseases. They will not be mourned or buried but will be like dung lying on the ground. They will perish by sword and famine, and their dead bodies will become food for the birds and the wild animals."
NIV2011"They will die of deadly diseases. They will not be mourned or buried but will be like dung lying on the ground. They will perish by sword and famine, and their dead bodies will become food for the birds and the wild animals."
Compared to NIV1984"They will die of deadly diseases. They will not be mourned or buried but will be like refusedung lying on the ground. They will perish by sword and famine, and their dead bodies will become food for the birds of the air and the beastswild of the earthanimals."
Compared to TNIV"They will die of deadly diseases. They will not be mourned or buried but will be like dung lying on the ground. They will perish by sword and famine, and their dead bodies will become food for the birds and the wild animals."

Jeremiah 19:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוּ֠בַקֹּתִי אֶת־ עֲצַ֨ת יְהוּדָ֤ה וִירוּשָׁלִַ֙ם֙ בַּמָּק֣וֹם הַזֶּ֔ה וְהִפַּלְתִּ֤ים בַּחֶ֙רֶב֙ לִפְנֵ֣י אֹֽיְבֵיהֶ֔ם וּבְיַ֖ד מְבַקְשֵׁ֣י נַפְשָׁ֑ם וְנָתַתִּ֤י אֶת־ נִבְלָתָם֙ לְמַֽאֲכָ֔ל לְע֥וֹף הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וּלְבֶהֱמַ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ׃
NIV1984"'In this place I will ruin the plans of Judah and Jerusalem. I will make them fall by the sword before their enemies, at the hands of those who seek their lives, and I will give their carcasses as food to the birds of the air and the beasts of the earth.
TNIV"'In this place I will ruin the plans of Judah and Jerusalem. I will make them fall by the sword before their enemies, at the hands of those who seek their lives, and I will give their carcasses as food to the birds and the wild animals.
NIV2011"'In this place I will ruin the plans of Judah and Jerusalem. I will make them fall by the sword before their enemies, at the hands of those who want to kill them, and I will give their carcasses as food to the birds and the wild animals.
Compared to NIV1984"'In this place I will ruin the plans of Judah and Jerusalem. I will make them fall by the sword before their enemies, at the hands of those who seekwant theirto liveskill them, and I will give their carcasses as food to the birds of the air and the beastswild of the earthanimals.
Compared to TNIV"'In this place I will ruin the plans of Judah and Jerusalem. I will make them fall by the sword before their enemies, at the hands of those who seekwant theirto liveskill them, and I will give their carcasses as food to the birds and the wild animals.

Jeremiah 34:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְנָתַתִּ֤י אוֹתָם֙ בְּיַ֣ד אֹֽיְבֵיהֶ֔ם וּבְיַ֖ד מְבַקְשֵׁ֣י נַפְשָׁ֑ם וְהָיְתָ֤ה נִבְלָתָם֙ לְמַֽאֲכָ֔ל לְע֥וֹף הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וּלְבֶהֱמַ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ׃
NIV1984I will hand over to their enemies who seek their lives. Their dead bodies will become food for the birds of the air and the beasts of the earth.
TNIVI will deliver into the hands of their enemies who seek their lives. Their dead bodies will become food for the birds and the wild animals.
NIV2011I will deliver into the hands of their enemies who want to kill them. Their dead bodies will become food for the birds and the wild animals.
Compared to NIV1984I will handdeliver overinto tothe hands of their enemies who seekwant theirto liveskill them. Their dead bodies will become food for the birds of the air and the beastswild of the earthanimals.
Compared to TNIVI will deliver into the hands of their enemies who seekwant theirto liveskill them. Their dead bodies will become food for the birds and the wild animals.

Ezekiel 31:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבִּסְעַפֹּתָ֤יו קִֽנְנוּ֙ כָּל־ ע֣וֹף הַשָּׁמַ֔יִם וְתַ֤חַת פֹּֽארֹתָיו֙ יָֽלְד֔וּ כֹּ֖ל חַיַּ֣ת הַשָּׂדֶ֑ה וּבְצִלּוֹ֙ יֵֽשְׁב֔וּ כֹּ֖ל גּוֹיִ֥ם רַבִּֽים׃
NIV1984All the birds of the air nested in its boughs, all the beasts of the field gave birth under its branches; all the great nations lived in its shade.
TNIVAll the birds of the sky nested in its boughs, all the animals of the wild gave birth under its branches; all the great nations lived in its shade.
NIV2011All the birds of the sky nested in its boughs, all the animals of the wild gave birth under its branches; all the great nations lived in its shade.
Compared to NIV1984All the birds of the airsky nested in its boughs, all the beastsanimals of the fieldwild gave birth under its branches; all the great nations lived in its shade.
Compared to TNIVAll the birds of the sky nested in its boughs, all the animals of the wild gave birth under its branches; all the great nations lived in its shade.

Ezekiel 31:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSעַל־ מַפַּלְתּ֥וֹ יִשְׁכְּנ֖וּ כָּל־ ע֣וֹף הַשָּׁמָ֑יִם וְאֶל־ פֹּארֹתָ֣יו הָי֔וּ כֹּ֖ל חַיַּ֥ת הַשָּׂדֶֽה׃
NIV1984All the birds of the air settled on the fallen tree, and all the beasts of the field were among its branches.
TNIVAll the birds settled on the fallen tree, and all the wild animals lived among its branches.
NIV2011All the birds settled on the fallen tree, and all the wild animals lived among its branches.
Compared to NIV1984All the birds of the air settled on the fallen tree, and all the beastswild ofanimals the field werelived among its branches.
Compared to TNIVAll the birds settled on the fallen tree, and all the wild animals lived among its branches.

Ezekiel 32:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוּנְטַשְׁתִּ֣יךָ בָאָ֔רֶץ עַל־ פְּנֵ֥י הַשָּׂדֶ֖ה אֲטִילֶ֑ךָ וְהִשְׁכַּנְתִּ֤י עָלֶ֙יךָ֙ כָּל־ ע֣וֹף הַשָּׁמַ֔יִם וְהִשְׂבַּעְתִּ֥י מִמְּךָ֖ חַיַּ֥ת כָּל־ הָאָֽרֶץ׃
NIV1984I will throw you on the land and hurl you on the open field. I will let all the birds of the air settle on you and all the beasts of the earth gorge themselves on you.
TNIVI will throw you on the land and hurl you on the open field. I will let all the birds of the sky settle on you and all the animals of the wild gorge themselves on you.
NIV2011I will throw you on the land and hurl you on the open field. I will let all the birds of the sky settle on you and all the animals of the wild gorge themselves on you.
Compared to NIV1984I will throw you on the land and hurl you on the open field. I will let all the birds of the airsky settle on you and all the beastsanimals of the earthwild gorge themselves on you.
Compared to TNIVI will throw you on the land and hurl you on the open field. I will let all the birds of the sky settle on you and all the animals of the wild gorge themselves on you.

Daniel 4:12

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבְּרַ֨ם עִקַּ֤ר שָׁרְשׁ֙וֹהִי֙ בְּאַרְעָ֣א שְׁבֻ֔קוּ וּבֶֽאֱסוּר֙ דִּֽי־ פַרְזֶ֣ל וּנְחָ֔שׁ בְּדִתְאָ֖א דִּ֣י בָרָ֑א וּבְטַ֤ל שְׁמַיָּא֙ יִצְטַבַּ֔ע וְעִם־ חֵיוְתָ֥א חֲלָקֵ֖הּ בַּעֲשַׂ֥ב אַרְעָֽא׃
NIV1984Its leaves were beautiful, its fruit abundant, and on it was food for all. Under it the beasts of the field found shelter, and the birds of the air lived in its branches; from it every creature was fed.
TNIVIts leaves were beautiful, its fruit abundant, and on it was food for all. Under it the wild animals found shelter, and the birds lived in its branches; from it every creature was fed.
NIV2011Its leaves were beautiful, its fruit abundant, and on it was food for all. Under it the wild animals found shelter, and the birds lived in its branches; from it every creature was fed.
Compared to NIV1984Its leaves were beautiful, its fruit abundant, and on it was food for all. Under it the beastswild ofanimals the field found shelter, and the birds of the air lived in its branches; from it every creature was fed.
Compared to TNIVIts leaves were beautiful, its fruit abundant, and on it was food for all. Under it the wild animals found shelter, and the birds lived in its branches; from it every creature was fed.

Daniel 4:21

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSדְּנָ֥ה פִשְׁרָ֖א מַלְכָּ֑א וּגְזֵרַ֤ת הִ֔יא דִּ֥י מְטָ֖ת עַל־ מַלְכָּֽא׃
NIV1984with beautiful leaves and abundant fruit, providing food for all, giving shelter to the beasts of the field, and having nesting places in its branches for the birds of the air--
TNIVwith beautiful leaves and abundant fruit, providing food for all, giving shelter to the wild animals, and having nesting places in its branches for the birds--
NIV2011with beautiful leaves and abundant fruit, providing food for all, giving shelter to the wild animals, and having nesting places in its branches for the birds--
Compared to NIV1984with beautiful leaves and abundant fruit, providing food for all, giving shelter to the beastswild of the fieldanimals, and having nesting places in its branches for the birds of the air--
Compared to TNIVwith beautiful leaves and abundant fruit, providing food for all, giving shelter to the wild animals, and having nesting places in its branches for the birds--

2 Peter 2:12

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTοὗτοι δέ, ὡς ἄλογα ζῷα ⸂γεγεννημένα φυσικὰ⸃ εἰς ἅλωσιν καὶ φθοράν, ἐν οἷς ἀγνοοῦσιν βλασφημοῦντες, ἐν τῇ φθορᾷ αὐτῶν ⸂καὶ φθαρήσονται⸃,
SBLGNT apparatusγεγεννημένα φυσικὰ WH Treg NIV] φυσικὰ γεγενημένα RP • καὶ φθαρήσονται WH Treg NIV] καταφθαρήσονται RP
NIV1984But these men blaspheme in matters they do not understand. They are like brute beasts, creatures of instinct, born only to be caught and destroyed, and like beasts they too will perish.
TNIVBut these people blaspheme in matters they do not understand. They are like unreasoning animals, creatures of instinct, born only to be caught and destroyed, and like animals they too will perish.
NIV2011But these people blaspheme in matters they do not understand. They are like unreasoning animals, creatures of instinct, born only to be caught and destroyed, and like animals they too will perish.
Compared to NIV1984But these menpeople blaspheme in matters they do not understand. They are like bruteunreasoning beastsanimals, creatures of instinct, born only to be caught and destroyed, and like beastsanimals they too will perish.
Compared to TNIVBut these people blaspheme in matters they do not understand. They are like unreasoning animals, creatures of instinct, born only to be caught and destroyed, and like animals they too will perish.


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