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

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The word 'Beautiful' occurs 2 times less often in the NIV2011 (69 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (71 times). The word 'Beautiful' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Beautiful' 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 Beautiful was removed

Job 38:31

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהַֽ֭תְקַשֵּׁר מַעֲדַנּ֣וֹת כִּימָ֑ה אֽוֹ־ מֹשְׁכ֖וֹת כְּסִ֣יל תְּפַתֵּֽחַ׃
NIV1984"Can you bind the beautiful Pleiades? Can you loose the cords of Orion?
TNIV"Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades? Can you loosen Orion's belt?
NIV2011"Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades? Can you loosen Orion's belt?
Compared to NIV1984"Can you bind the beautifulchains of the Pleiades? Can you looseloosen the cords of Orion's belt?
Compared to TNIV"Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades? Can you loosen Orion's belt?

Ezekiel 16:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSרְבָבָ֗ה כְּצֶ֤מַח הַשָּׂדֶה֙ נְתַתִּ֔יךְ וַתִּרְבִּי֙ וַֽתִּגְדְּלִ֔י וַתָּבֹ֖אִי בַּעֲדִ֣י עֲדָיִ֑ים שָׁדַ֤יִם נָכֹ֙נוּ֙ וּשְׂעָרֵ֣ךְ צִמֵּ֔חַ וְאַ֖תְּ עֵרֹ֥ם וְעֶרְיָֽה׃
NIV1984I made you grow like a plant of the field. You grew up and developed and became the most beautiful of jewels. Your breasts were formed and your hair grew, you who were naked and bare.
TNIVI made you grow like a plant of the field. You grew and developed and entered puberty. Your breasts had formed and your hair had grown, yet you were stark naked.
NIV2011I made you grow like a plant of the field. You grew and developed and entered puberty. Your breasts had formed and your hair had grown, yet you were stark naked.
Compared to NIV1984I made you grow like a plant of the field. You grew up and developed and becameentered the most beautiful of jewelspuberty. Your breasts werehad formed and your hair grewhad grown, yet you who were nakedstark and barenaked.
Compared to TNIVI made you grow like a plant of the field. You grew and developed and entered puberty. Your breasts had formed and your hair had grown, yet you were stark naked.

1 Peter 3:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTοὕτως γάρ ποτε καὶ αἱ ἅγιαι γυναῖκες αἱ ἐλπίζουσαι ⸀εἰς θεὸν ἐκόσμουν ἑαυτάς, ὑποτασσόμεναι τοῖς ἰδίοις ἀνδράσιν,
SBLGNT apparatusεἰς WH Treg NIV] ἐπὶ RP
NIV1984For this is the way the holy women of the past who put their hope in God used to make themselves beautiful. They were submissive to their own husbands,
TNIVFor this is the way the holy women of the past who put their hope in God used to adorn themselves. They submitted themselves to their own husbands,
NIV2011For this is the way the holy women of the past who put their hope in God used to adorn themselves. They submitted themselves to their own husbands,
Compared to NIV1984For this is the way the holy women of the past who put their hope in God used to makeadorn themselves beautiful. They weresubmitted submissivethemselves to their own husbands,
Compared to TNIVFor this is the way the holy women of the past who put their hope in God used to adorn themselves. They submitted themselves to their own husbands,

Verses where Beautiful was added

Esther 2:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיְהִ֨י אֹמֵ֜ן אֶת־ הֲדַסָּ֗ה הִ֤יא אֶסְתֵּר֙ בַּת־ דֹּד֔וֹ כִּ֛י אֵ֥ין לָ֖הּ אָ֣ב וָאֵ֑ם וְהַנַּעֲרָ֤ה יְפַת־ תֹּ֙אַר֙ וְטוֹבַ֣ת מַרְאֶ֔ה וּבְמ֤וֹת אָבִ֙יהָ֙ וְאִמָּ֔הּ לְקָחָ֧הּ מָרְדֳּכַ֛י ל֖וֹ לְבַֽת׃
NIV1984Mordecai had a cousin named Hadassah, whom he had brought up because she had neither father nor mother. This girl, who was also known as Esther, was lovely in form and features, and Mordecai had taken her as his own daughter when her father and mother died.
TNIVMordecai had a cousin named Hadassah, whom he had brought up because she had neither father nor mother. This young woman, who was also known as Esther, had a lovely figure and was beautiful. Mordecai had taken her as his own daughter when her father and mother died.
NIV2011Mordecai had a cousin named Hadassah, whom he had brought up because she had neither father nor mother. This young woman, who was also known as Esther, had a lovely figure and was beautiful. Mordecai had taken her as his own daughter when her father and mother died.
Compared to NIV1984Mordecai had a cousin named Hadassah, whom he had brought up because she had neither father nor mother. This girlyoung woman, who was also known as Esther, washad a lovely infigure form and features, andwas beautiful. Mordecai had taken her as his own daughter when her father and mother died.
Compared to TNIVMordecai had a cousin named Hadassah, whom he had brought up because she had neither father nor mother. This young woman, who was also known as Esther, had a lovely figure and was beautiful. Mordecai had taken her as his own daughter when her father and mother died.


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