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

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The word 'Believer' occurs 3 times more often in the NIV2011 (10 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (7 times). The word 'Believer' was removed in 0 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Believer' 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 text133.3%
New text in NIV2011266.7%

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

Verses where Believer was added

1 Corinthians 7:17

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTΕἰ μὴ ἑκάστῳ ὡς ⸀ἐμέρισεν ὁ ⸀κύριος, ἕκαστον ὡς κέκληκεν ὁ ⸀θεός, οὕτως περιπατείτω· καὶ οὕτως ἐν ταῖς ἐκκλησίαις πάσαις διατάσσομαι.
SBLGNT apparatusἐμέρισεν NIV RP ] μεμέρικεν WH Treg • κύριος WH Treg NIV ] θεός RP • θεός WH Treg NIV ] κύριος RP
NIV1984Nevertheless, each one should retain the place in life that the Lord assigned to him and to which God has called him. This is the rule I lay down in all the churches.
TNIVNevertheless, each of you should live as a believer in whatever situation the Lord has assigned to you, just as God has called you. This is the rule I lay down in all the churches.
NIV2011Nevertheless, each person should live as a believer in whatever situation the Lord has assigned to them, just as God has called them. This is the rule I lay down in all the churches.
Compared to NIV1984Nevertheless, each oneperson should retainlive theas placea believer in lifewhatever thatsituation the Lord has assigned to himthem, just andas to which God has called himthem. This is the rule I lay down in all the churches.
Compared to TNIVNevertheless, each ofperson you should live as a believer in whatever situation the Lord has assigned to youthem, just as God has called youthem. This is the rule I lay down in all the churches.

2 Thessalonians 3:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTΠαραγγέλλομεν δὲ ὑμῖν, ἀδελφοί, ἐν ὀνόματι τοῦ κυρίου ⸀ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ στέλλεσθαι ὑμᾶς ἀπὸ παντὸς ἀδελφοῦ ἀτάκτως περιπατοῦντος καὶ μὴ κατὰ τὴν παράδοσιν ἣν ⸀παρελάβοσαν παρ’ ἡμῶν.
SBLGNT apparatusἡμῶν Treg RP NA ] – WH NIV • παρελάβοσαν Holmes WHmarg NA ] παρελάβετε WH Treg NIV; παρέλαβον RP
NIV1984In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, we command you, brothers, to keep away from every brother who is idle and does not live according to the teaching you received from us.
TNIVIn the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, we command you, brothers and sisters, to keep away from every believer who is idle and disruptive and does not live according to the teaching you received from us.
NIV2011In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, we command you, brothers and sisters, to keep away from every believer who is idle and disruptive and does not live according to the teaching you received from us.
Compared to NIV1984In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, we command you, brothers and sisters, to keep away from every brotherbeliever who is idle and disruptive and does not live according to the teaching you received from us.
Compared to TNIVIn the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, we command you, brothers and sisters, to keep away from every believer who is idle and disruptive and does not live according to the teaching you received from us.

2 Thessalonians 3:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ μὴ ὡς ἐχθρὸν ἡγεῖσθε, ἀλλὰ νουθετεῖτε ὡς ἀδελφόν.
NIV1984Yet do not regard him as an enemy, but warn him as a brother.
TNIVYet do not regard them as enemies, but warn them as fellow believers.
NIV2011Yet do not regard them as an enemy, but warn them as you would a fellow believer.
Compared to NIV1984Yet do not regard himthem as an enemy, but warn himthem as you would a brotherfellow believer.
Compared to TNIVYet do not regard them as enemiesan enemy, but warn them as you would a fellow believersbeliever.


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