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

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The word 'Begin' occurs 1 times less often in the NIV2011 (20 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (21 times). The word 'Begin' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Begin' 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 text266.7%
New text in NIV2011133.3%

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

Verses where Begin was removed

Judges 13:5

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכִּי֩ הִנָּ֨ךְ הָרָ֜ה וְיֹלַ֣דְתְּ בֵּ֗ן וּמוֹרָה֙ לֹא־ יַעֲלֶ֣ה עַל־ רֹאשׁ֔וֹ כִּֽי־ נְזִ֧יר אֱלֹהִ֛ים יִהְיֶ֥ה הַנַּ֖עַר מִן־ הַבָּ֑טֶן וְה֗וּא יָחֵ֛ל לְהוֹשִׁ֥יעַ אֶת־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל מִיַּ֥ד פְּלִשְׁתִּֽים׃
NIV1984because you will conceive and give birth to a son. No razor may be used on his head, because the boy is to be a Nazirite, set apart to God from birth, and he will begin the deliverance of Israel from the hands of the Philistines."
TNIVYou will become pregnant and have a son whose head is never to be touched by a razor because the boy is to be a Nazirite, dedicated to God from the womb. He will begin to deliver Israel from the hands of the Philistines."
NIV2011You will become pregnant and have a son whose head is never to be touched by a razor because the boy is to be a Nazirite, dedicated to God from the womb. He will take the lead in delivering Israel from the hands of the Philistines."
Compared to NIV1984becauseYou you will conceivebecome pregnant and givehave birth to a son. No razorwhose mayhead is never to be usedtouched onby hisa head, razor because the boy is to be a Nazirite, setdedicated apart to God from birth, andthe hewomb. He will begintake the deliverancelead ofin delivering Israel from the hands of the Philistines."
Compared to TNIVYou will become pregnant and have a son whose head is never to be touched by a razor because the boy is to be a Nazirite, dedicated to God from the womb. He will begintake tothe deliverlead in delivering Israel from the hands of the Philistines."

Ezekiel 39:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְאַנְשֵׁ֨י תָמִ֤יד יַבְדִּ֙ילוּ֙ עֹבְרִ֣ים בָּאָ֔רֶץ מְקַבְּרִ֣ים אֶת־ הָעֹבְרִ֗ים אֶת־ הַנּוֹתָרִ֛ים עַל־ פְּנֵ֥י הָאָ֖רֶץ לְטַֽהֲרָ֑הּ מִקְצֵ֥ה שִׁבְעָֽה־ חֳדָשִׁ֖ים יַחְקֹֽרוּ׃
NIV1984"'Men will be regularly employed to cleanse the land. Some will go throughout the land and, in addition to them, others will bury those that remain on the ground. At the end of the seven months they will begin their search.
TNIVPeople will be continually employed in cleansing the land. They will spread out across the land and, along with others, they will bury any bodies that are lying on the ground. "'After the seven months they will carry out a more detailed search.
NIV2011People will be continually employed in cleansing the land. They will spread out across the land and, along with others, they will bury any bodies that are lying on the ground. "'After the seven months they will carry out a more detailed search.
Compared to NIV1984"'MenPeople will be regularlycontinually employed toin cleansecleansing the land. SomeThey will gospread throughoutout across the land and, inalong additionwith to them, others, they will bury thoseany bodies that remainare lying on the ground. At. "'After the end of the seven months they will begincarry theirout a more detailed search.
Compared to TNIVPeople will be continually employed in cleansing the land. They will spread out across the land and, along with others, they will bury any bodies that are lying on the ground. "'After the seven months they will carry out a more detailed search.

Verses where Begin was added

Deuteronomy 20:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְדִבְּר֣וּ הַשֹּֽׁטְרִים֮ אֶל־ הָעָ֣ם לֵאמֹר֒ מִֽי־ הָאִ֞ישׁ אֲשֶׁ֨ר בָּנָ֤ה בַֽיִת־ חָדָשׁ֙ וְלֹ֣א חֲנָכ֔וֹ יֵלֵ֖ךְ וְיָשֹׁ֣ב לְבֵית֑וֹ פֶּן־ יָמוּת֙ בַּמִּלְחָמָ֔ה וְאִ֥ישׁ אַחֵ֖ר יַחְנְכֶֽנּוּ׃
NIV1984The officers shall say to the army: "Has anyone built a new house and not dedicated it? Let him go home, or he may die in battle and someone else may dedicate it.
TNIVThe officers shall say to the army: "Has anyone built a new house and not yet begun to live in it? Let him go home, or he may die in battle and someone else may begin to live in it.
NIV2011The officers shall say to the army: "Has anyone built a new house and not yet begun to live in it? Let him go home, or he may die in battle and someone else may begin to live in it.
Compared to NIV1984The officers shall say to the army: "Has anyone built a new house and not dedicatedyet begun to live in it? Let him go home, or he may die in battle and someone else may dedicatebegin to live in it.
Compared to TNIVThe officers shall say to the army: "Has anyone built a new house and not yet begun to live in it? Let him go home, or he may die in battle and someone else may begin to live in it.


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