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

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The word 'Bless' occurs 1 times less often in the NIV2011 (94 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (95 times). The word 'Bless' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Bless' 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 text5100.0%

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

Verses where Bless was removed

Psalms 41:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאַ֭שְׁרֵי מַשְׂכִּ֣יל אֶל־ דָּ֑ל בְּי֥וֹם רָ֝עָ֗ה יְֽמַלְּטֵ֥הוּ יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984The LORD will protect him and preserve his life; he will bless him in the land and not surrender him to the desire of his foes.
TNIVThe LORD protects and preserves them-- they are counted among the blessed in the land-- he does not give them over to the desire of their foes.
NIV2011The LORD protects and preserves them-- they are counted among the blessed in the land-- he does not give them over to the desire of their foes.
Compared to NIV1984The LORD willprotects protect him and preservepreserves histhem-- they life; heare willcounted blessamong himthe blessed in the land-- he anddoes not surrendergive himthem over to the desire of histheir foes.
Compared to TNIVThe LORD protects and preserves them-- they are counted among the blessed in the land-- he does not give them over to the desire of their foes.

Psalms 67:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיוֹד֖וּךָ עַמִּ֥ים ׀ אֱלֹהִ֑ים י֝וֹד֗וּךָ עַמִּ֥ים כֻּלָּֽם׃
NIV1984Then the land will yield its harvest, and God, our God, will bless us.
TNIVThe land yields its harvest; God, our God, blesses us.
NIV2011The land yields its harvest; God, our God, blesses us.
Compared to NIV1984ThenThe the land willyields yield its harvest, and ; God, our God, will blessblesses us.
Compared to TNIVThe land yields its harvest; God, our God, blesses us.

Ezekiel 34:26

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְנָתַתִּ֥י אוֹתָ֛ם וּסְבִיב֥וֹת גִּבְעָתִ֖י בְּרָכָ֑ה וְהוֹרַדְתִּ֤י הַגֶּ֙שֶׁם֙ בְּעִתּ֔וֹ גִּשְׁמֵ֥י בְרָכָ֖ה יִֽהְיֽוּ׃
NIV1984I will bless them and the places surrounding my hill. I will send down showers in season; there will be showers of blessing.
TNIVI will make them and the places surrounding my hill a blessing. I will send down showers in season; there will be showers of blessing.
NIV2011I will make them and the places surrounding my hill a blessing. I will send down showers in season; there will be showers of blessing.
Compared to NIV1984I will blessmake them and the places surrounding my hill a blessing. I will send down showers in season; there will be showers of blessing.
Compared to TNIVI will make them and the places surrounding my hill a blessing. I will send down showers in season; there will be showers of blessing.

Verses where Bless was added

Genesis 27:23

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְלֹ֣א הִכִּיר֔וֹ כִּֽי־ הָי֣וּ יָדָ֗יו כִּידֵ֛י עֵשָׂ֥ו אָחִ֖יו שְׂעִרֹ֑ת וַֽיְבָרְכֵֽהוּ׃
NIV1984He did not recognize him, for his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau; so he blessed him.
TNIVHe did not recognize him, for his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau; so he proceeded to bless him.
NIV2011He did not recognize him, for his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau; so he proceeded to bless him.
Compared to NIV1984He did not recognize him, for his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau; so he blessedproceeded to bless him.
Compared to TNIVHe did not recognize him, for his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau; so he proceeded to bless him.

2 Corinthians 9:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNT⸀δυνατεῖ δὲ ὁ θεὸς πᾶσαν χάριν περισσεῦσαι εἰς ὑμᾶς, ἵνα ἐν παντὶ πάντοτε πᾶσαν αὐτάρκειαν ἔχοντες περισσεύητε εἰς πᾶν ἔργον ἀγαθόν·
SBLGNT apparatusδυνατεῖ WH Treg NIV ] Δυνατὸς RP
NIV1984And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.
TNIVAnd God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.
NIV2011And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.
Compared to NIV1984And God is able to makebless all grace abound to you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.
Compared to TNIVAnd God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.


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