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

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The word 'Believing' occurs 2 times more often in the NIV2011 (9 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (7 times). The word 'Believing' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Believing' 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 text125.0%
New text in NIV2011375.0%

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

Verses where Believing was removed

1 Corinthians 7:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTεἰ δὲ ὁ ἄπιστος χωρίζεται, χωριζέσθω· οὐ δεδούλωται ὁ ἀδελφὸς ἢ ἡ ἀδελφὴ ἐν τοῖς τοιούτοις, ἐν δὲ εἰρήνῃ κέκληκεν ⸀ἡμᾶς ὁ θεός.
SBLGNT apparatusἡμᾶς Treg NIV RP ] ὑμᾶς WH NA
NIV1984But if the unbeliever leaves, let him do so. A believing man or woman is not bound in such circumstances; God has called us to live in peace.
TNIVBut if the unbeliever leaves, let it be so. The brother or sister is not bound in such circumstances; God has called us to live in peace.
NIV2011But if the unbeliever leaves, let it be so. The brother or the sister is not bound in such circumstances; God has called us to live in peace.
Compared to NIV1984But if the unbeliever leaves, let himit dobe so. AThe believingbrother man or womanthe sister is not bound in such circumstances; God has called us to live in peace.
Compared to TNIVBut if the unbeliever leaves, let it be so. The brother or the sister is not bound in such circumstances; God has called us to live in peace.

Verses where Believing was added

John 11:26

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ πᾶς ὁ ζῶν καὶ πιστεύων εἰς ἐμὲ οὐ μὴ ἀποθάνῃ εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα· πιστεύεις τοῦτο;
NIV1984and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?"
TNIVand whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?"
NIV2011and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?"
Compared to NIV1984and whoever lives andby believesbelieving in me will never die. Do you believe this?"
Compared to TNIVand whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?"

John 12:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὅτι πολλοὶ δι’ αὐτὸν ὑπῆγον τῶν Ἰουδαίων καὶ ἐπίστευον εἰς τὸν Ἰησοῦν.
NIV1984for on account of him many of the Jews were going over to Jesus and putting their faith in him.
TNIVfor on account of him many of the Jews were going over to Jesus and putting their faith in him.
NIV2011for on account of him many of the Jews were going over to Jesus and believing in him.
Compared to NIV1984for on account of him many of the Jews were going over to Jesus and putting their faithbelieving in him.
Compared to TNIVfor on account of him many of the Jews were going over to Jesus and putting their faithbelieving in him.

Galatians 3:5

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ οὖν ἐπιχορηγῶν ὑμῖν τὸ πνεῦμα καὶ ἐνεργῶν δυνάμεις ἐν ὑμῖν ἐξ ἔργων νόμου ἢ ἐξ ἀκοῆς πίστεως;
NIV1984Does God give you his Spirit and work miracles among you because you observe the law, or because you believe what you heard?
TNIVDoes God give you his Spirit and work miracles among you by your observing the law, or by your believing what you heard?
NIV2011So again I ask, does God give you his Spirit and work miracles among you by the works of the law, or by your believing what you heard?
Compared to NIV1984DoesSo again I ask, does God give you his Spirit and work miracles among you becauseby youthe observeworks of the law, or becauseby youyour believebelieving what you heard?
Compared to TNIVDoesSo again I ask, does God give you his Spirit and work miracles among you by yourthe observingworks of the law, or by your believing what you heard?


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