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

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The word 'Became' occurs 5 times more often in the NIV2011 (334 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (329 times). The word 'Became' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 8 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Became' 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 text872.7%
New text in NIV2011327.3%

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

Verses where Became was removed

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.

Acts 7:18

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἄχρι οὗ ἀνέστη βασιλεὺς ἕτερος ⸂ἐπ’ Αἴγυπτον⸃, ὃς οὐκ ᾔδει τὸν Ἰωσήφ.
SBLGNT apparatusἐπ᾽ Αἴγυπτον WH Treg NIV ] – RP
NIV1984Then another king, who knew nothing about Joseph, became ruler of Egypt.
TNIVThen 'a new king, to whom Joseph meant nothing, came to power in Egypt.'
NIV2011Then 'a new king, to whom Joseph meant nothing, came to power in Egypt.'
Compared to NIV1984Then 'a anothernew king, whoto knewwhom nothingJoseph aboutmeant Josephnothing, becamecame rulerto ofpower in Egypt..'
Compared to TNIVThen 'a new king, to whom Joseph meant nothing, came to power in Egypt.'

Philippians 2:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἐταπείνωσεν ἑαυτὸν γενόμενος ὑπήκοος μέχρι θανάτου, θανάτου δὲ σταυροῦ·
NIV1984And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient to death-- even death on a cross!
TNIVAnd being found in appearance as a human being, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death-- even death on a cross!
NIV2011And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death-- even death on a cross!
Compared to NIV1984And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself andby becamebecoming obedient to death-- even death on a cross!
Compared to TNIVAnd being found in appearance as a human beingman, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death-- even death on a cross!

Verses where Became was added

Genesis 10:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְכ֖וּשׁ יָלַ֣ד אֶת־ נִמְרֹ֑ד ה֣וּא הֵחֵ֔ל לִֽהְי֥וֹת גִּבֹּ֖ר בָּאָֽרֶץ׃
NIV1984Cush was the father of Nimrod, who grew to be a mighty warrior on the earth.
TNIVCush was the father of Nimrod, who became a mighty warrior on the earth.
NIV2011Cush was the father of Nimrod, who became a mighty warrior on the earth.
Compared to NIV1984Cush was the father of Nimrod, who grew to bebecame a mighty warrior on the earth.
Compared to TNIVCush was the father of Nimrod, who became a mighty warrior on the earth.

Numbers 12:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְהֶעָנָ֗ן סָ֚ר מֵעַ֣ל הָאֹ֔הֶל וְהִנֵּ֥ה מִרְיָ֖ם מְצֹרַ֣עַת כַּשָּׁ֑לֶג וַיִּ֧פֶן אַהֲרֹ֛ן אֶל־ מִרְיָ֖ם וְהִנֵּ֥ה מְצֹרָֽעַת׃
NIV1984When the cloud lifted from above the Tent, there stood Miriam--leprous, like snow. Aaron turned toward her and saw that she had leprosy;
TNIVWhen the cloud lifted from above the tent, Miriam's skin was leprous--it became as white as snow. Aaron turned toward her and saw that she had a defiling skin disease,
NIV2011When the cloud lifted from above the tent, Miriam's skin was leprous--it became as white as snow. Aaron turned toward her and saw that she had a defiling skin disease,
Compared to NIV1984When the cloud lifted from above the Tenttent, thereMiriam's stoodskin Miriam--was leprous, like--it became as white as snow. Aaron turned toward her and saw that she had leprosy;a defiling skin disease,
Compared to TNIVWhen the cloud lifted from above the tent, Miriam's skin was leprous--it became as white as snow. Aaron turned toward her and saw that she had a defiling skin disease,

Judges 17:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיּ֥וֹאֶל הַלֵּוִ֖י לָשֶׁ֣בֶת אֶת־ הָאִ֑ישׁ וַיְהִ֤י הַנַּ֙עַר֙ ל֔וֹ כְּאַחַ֖ד מִבָּנָֽיו׃
NIV1984So the Levite agreed to live with him, and the young man was to him like one of his sons.
TNIVSo the Levite agreed to live with him, and the young man became like one of his sons to him.
NIV2011So the Levite agreed to live with him, and the young man became like one of his sons to him.
Compared to NIV1984So the Levite agreed to live with him, and the young man wasbecame to him like one of his sons to him.
Compared to TNIVSo the Levite agreed to live with him, and the young man became like one of his sons to him.

1 Samuel 1:20

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיְהִי֙ לִתְקֻפ֣וֹת הַיָּמִ֔ים וַתַּ֥הַר חַנָּ֖ה וַתֵּ֣לֶד בֵּ֑ן וַתִּקְרָ֤א אֶת־ שְׁמוֹ֙ שְׁמוּאֵ֔ל כִּ֥י מֵיְהוָ֖ה שְׁאִלְתִּֽיו׃
NIV1984So in the course of time Hannah conceived and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel, saying, "Because I asked the LORD for him."
TNIVSo in the course of time Hannah became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel, saying, "Because I asked the LORD for him."
NIV2011So in the course of time Hannah became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel, saying, "Because I asked the LORD for him."
Compared to NIV1984So in the course of time Hannah conceivedbecame pregnant and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel, saying, "Because I asked the LORD for him."
Compared to TNIVSo in the course of time Hannah became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel, saying, "Because I asked the LORD for him."

1 Chronicles 1:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס וְכ֖וּשׁ יָלַ֣ד אֶת־ נִמְר֑וֹד ה֣וּא הֵחֵ֔ל לִהְי֥וֹת גִּבּ֖וֹר בָּאָֽרֶץ׃
NIV1984Cush was the father of Nimrod, who grew to be a mighty warrior on earth.
TNIVCush was the father of Nimrod, who became a mighty warrior on earth.
NIV2011Cush was the father of Nimrod, who became a mighty warrior on earth.
Compared to NIV1984Cush was the father of Nimrod, who grew to bebecame a mighty warrior on earth.
Compared to TNIVCush was the father of Nimrod, who became a mighty warrior on earth.

Ezekiel 19:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַתַּ֛עַל אֶחָ֥ד מִגֻּרֶ֖יהָ כְּפִ֣יר הָיָ֑ה וַיִּלְמַ֥ד לִטְרָף־ טֶ֖רֶף אָדָ֥ם אָכָֽל׃
NIV1984She brought up one of her cubs, and he became a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he devoured men.
TNIVShe brought up one of her cubs, and he became a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he devoured people.
NIV2011She brought up one of her cubs, and he became a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he became a man-eater.
Compared to NIV1984She brought up one of her cubs, and he became a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he devouredbecame mena man-eater.
Compared to TNIVShe brought up one of her cubs, and he became a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he devouredbecame peoplea man-eater.

Ezekiel 19:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיִּתְהַלֵּ֥ךְ בְּתוֹךְ־ אֲרָי֖וֹת כְּפִ֣יר הָיָ֑ה וַיִּלְמַ֥ד לִטְרָף־ טֶ֖רֶף אָדָ֥ם אָכָֽל׃
NIV1984He prowled among the lions, for he was now a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he devoured men.
TNIVHe prowled among the lions, for he was now a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he devoured people.
NIV2011He prowled among the lions, for he was now a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he became a man-eater.
Compared to NIV1984He prowled among the lions, for he was now a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he devouredbecame mena man-eater.
Compared to TNIVHe prowled among the lions, for he was now a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he devouredbecame peoplea man-eater.

Daniel 5:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאֱדַ֤יִן מַלְכָּא֙ זִיוֺ֣הִי שְׁנ֔וֹהִי וְרַעיֹנֹ֖הִי1 יְבַהֲלוּנֵּ֑הּ וְקִטְרֵ֤י חַרְצֵהּ֙ מִשְׁתָּרַ֔יִן וְאַ֨רְכֻבָּתֵ֔הּ דָּ֥א לְדָ֖א נָֽקְשָֽׁן׃
NIV1984His face turned pale and he was so frightened that his knees knocked together and his legs gave way.
TNIVHis face turned pale and he was so frightened that his legs became weak and his knees were knocking.
NIV2011His face turned pale and he was so frightened that his legs became weak and his knees were knocking.
Compared to NIV1984His face turned pale and he was so frightened that his kneeslegs knockedbecame togetherweak and his legsknees gavewere wayknocking.
Compared to TNIVHis face turned pale and he was so frightened that his legs became weak and his knees were knocking.


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