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

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The word 'Blessing' occurs 4 times more often in the NIV2011 (69 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (65 times). The word 'Blessing' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 7 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Blessing' 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 text990.0%
New text in NIV2011110.0%

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

Verses where Blessing was removed

2 Samuel 19:39

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֣אמֶר הַמֶּ֗לֶךְ אִתִּי֙ יַעֲבֹ֣ר כִּמְהָ֔ם וַאֲנִי֙ אֶעֱשֶׂה־ לּ֔וֹ אֶת־ הַטּ֖וֹב בְּעֵינֶ֑יךָ וְכֹ֛ל אֲשֶׁר־ תִּבְחַ֥ר עָלַ֖י אֶֽעֱשֶׂה־ לָּֽךְ׃
NIV1984So all the people crossed the Jordan, and then the king crossed over. The king kissed Barzillai and gave him his blessing, and Barzillai returned to his home.
TNIVSo all the people crossed the Jordan, and then the king crossed over. The king kissed Barzillai and bid him farewell, and Barzillai returned to his home.
NIV2011So all the people crossed the Jordan, and then the king crossed over. The king kissed Barzillai and bid him farewell, and Barzillai returned to his home.
Compared to NIV1984So all the people crossed the Jordan, and then the king crossed over. The king kissed Barzillai and gavebid him his blessingfarewell, and Barzillai returned to his home.
Compared to TNIVSo all the people crossed the Jordan, and then the king crossed over. The king kissed Barzillai and bid him farewell, and Barzillai returned to his home.

Proverbs 10:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSזֵ֣כֶר צַ֭דִּיק לִבְרָכָ֑ה וְשֵׁ֖ם רְשָׁעִ֣ים יִרְקָֽב׃
NIV1984The memory of the righteous will be a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot.
TNIVThe name of the righteous is used in blessings, but the name of the wicked will rot.
NIV2011The name of the righteous is used in blessings, but the name of the wicked will rot.
Compared to NIV1984The memoryname of the righteous willis beused ain blessingblessings, but the name of the wicked will rot.
Compared to TNIVThe name of the righteous is used in blessings, but the name of the wicked will rot.

John 1:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNT⸀ὅτι ἐκ τοῦ πληρώματος αὐτοῦ ἡμεῖς πάντες ἐλάβομεν, καὶ χάριν ἀντὶ χάριτος·
SBLGNT apparatusὅτι WH Treg NIV ] Καὶ RP
NIV1984From the fullness of his grace we have all received one blessing after another.
TNIVOut of his fullness we have all received grace in place of grace already given.
NIV2011Out of his fullness we have all received grace in place of grace already given.
Compared to NIV1984FromOut the fullness of his gracefullness we have all received onegrace blessingin afterplace anotherof grace already given.
Compared to TNIVOut of his fullness we have all received grace in place of grace already given.

Verses where Blessing was added

2 Samuel 15:27

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֤אמֶר הַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙ אֶל־ צָד֣וֹק הַכֹּהֵ֔ן הֲרוֹאֶ֣ה אַתָּ֔ה שֻׁ֥בָה הָעִ֖יר בְּשָׁל֑וֹם וַאֲחִימַ֨עַץ בִּנְךָ֜ וִיהוֹנָתָ֧ן בֶּן־ אֶבְיָתָ֛ר שְׁנֵ֥י בְנֵיכֶ֖ם אִתְּכֶֽם׃
NIV1984The king also said to Zadok the priest, "Aren't you a seer? Go back to the city in peace, with your son Ahimaaz and Jonathan son of Abiathar. You and Abiathar take your two sons with you.
TNIVThe king also said to Zadok the priest, "Do you understand? Go back to the city with my blessing. Take your son Ahimaaz with you, and also Abiathar's son Jonathan. You and Abiathar return with your two sons.
NIV2011The king also said to Zadok the priest, "Do you understand? Go back to the city with my blessing. Take your son Ahimaaz with you, and also Abiathar's son Jonathan. You and Abiathar return with your two sons.
Compared to NIV1984The king also said to Zadok the priest, "Aren'tDo you a seerunderstand? Go back to the city in peace, with my blessing. Take your son Ahimaaz with you, and Jonathanalso Abiathar's son of AbiatharJonathan. You and Abiathar takereturn with your two sons with you.
Compared to TNIVThe king also said to Zadok the priest, "Do you understand? Go back to the city with my blessing. Take your son Ahimaaz with you, and also Abiathar's son Jonathan. You and Abiathar return with your two sons.

2 Samuel 16:12

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאוּלַ֛י יִרְאֶ֥ה יְהוָ֖ה וְהֵשִׁ֨יב יְהוָ֥ה לִי֙ טוֹבָ֔ה תַּ֥חַת קִלְלָת֖וֹ הַיּ֥וֹם הַזֶּֽה׃
NIV1984It may be that the LORD will see my distress and repay me with good for the cursing I am receiving today."
TNIVIt may be that the LORD will look upon my misery and restore to me his covenant blessing instead of his curse today."
NIV2011It may be that the LORD will look upon my misery and restore to me his covenant blessing instead of his curse today."
Compared to NIV1984It may be that the LORD will seelook upon my distressmisery and repayrestore to me withhis goodcovenant forblessing theinstead cursingof Ihis am receivingcurse today."
Compared to TNIVIt may be that the LORD will look upon my misery and restore to me his covenant blessing instead of his curse today."

Psalms 37:26

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכָּל־ הַ֭יּוֹם חוֹנֵ֣ן וּמַלְוֶ֑ה וְ֝זַרְע֗וֹ לִבְרָכָֽה׃
NIV1984They are always generous and lend freely; their children will be blessed.
TNIVThey are always generous and lend freely; their children will be a blessing.
NIV2011They are always generous and lend freely; their children will be a blessing.
Compared to NIV1984They are always generous and lend freely; their children will be blesseda blessing.
Compared to TNIVThey are always generous and lend freely; their children will be a blessing.

Psalms 128:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהִנֵּ֣ה כִי־ כֵ֭ן יְבֹ֥רַךְ גָּ֗בֶר יְרֵ֣א יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984Thus is the man blessed who fears the LORD.
TNIVYes, this will be the blessing for the man who fears the LORD.
NIV2011Yes, this will be the blessing for the man who fears the LORD.
Compared to NIV1984ThusYes, this iswill be the manblessing blessedfor the man who fears the LORD.
Compared to TNIVYes, this will be the blessing for the man who fears the LORD.

Isaiah 65:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכֹּ֣ה ׀ אָמַ֣ר יְהוָ֗ה כַּאֲשֶׁ֨ר יִמָּצֵ֤א הַתִּירוֹשׁ֙ בָּֽאֶשְׁכּ֔וֹל וְאָמַר֙ אַל־ תַּשְׁחִיתֵ֔הוּ כִּ֥י בְרָכָ֖ה בּ֑וֹ כֵּ֤ן אֶֽעֱשֶׂה֙ לְמַ֣עַן עֲבָדַ֔י לְבִלְתִּ֖י הַֽשְׁחִ֥ית הַכֹּֽל׃
NIV1984This is what the LORD says: "As when juice is still found in a cluster of grapes and men say, 'Don't destroy it, there is yet some good in it,' so will I do in behalf of my servants; I will not destroy them all.
TNIVThis is what the LORD says: "As when juice is still found in a cluster of grapes and people say, 'Don't destroy it, there is still a blessing in it,' so will I do in behalf of my servants; I will not destroy them all.
NIV2011This is what the LORD says: "As when juice is still found in a cluster of grapes and people say, 'Don't destroy it, there is still a blessing in it,' so will I do in behalf of my servants; I will not destroy them all.
Compared to NIV1984This is what the LORD says: "As when juice is still found in a cluster of grapes and menpeople say, 'Don't destroy it, there is yetstill somea goodblessing in it,' so will I do in behalf of my servants; I will not destroy them all.
Compared to TNIVThis is what the LORD says: "As when juice is still found in a cluster of grapes and people say, 'Don't destroy it, there is still a blessing in it,' so will I do in behalf of my servants; I will not destroy them all.

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.

Galatians 4:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNT⸀ποῦ ⸀οὖν ὁ μακαρισμὸς ὑμῶν; μαρτυρῶ γὰρ ὑμῖν ὅτι εἰ δυνατὸν τοὺς ὀφθαλμοὺς ὑμῶν ⸀ἐξορύξαντες ἐδώκατέ μοι.
SBLGNT apparatusποῦ WH Treg NIV] Τίς RP • οὖν WH Treg NIV] + ἦν RP • ἐξορύξαντες WH Treg NIV] + ἂν RP
NIV1984What has happened to all your joy? I can testify that, if you could have done so, you would have torn out your eyes and given them to me.
TNIVWhat has happened to all your joy? I can testify that, if you could have done so, you would have torn out your eyes and given them to me.
NIV2011Where, then, is your blessing of me now? I can testify that, if you could have done so, you would have torn out your eyes and given them to me.
Compared to NIV1984WhatWhere, then, is hasyour happenedblessing toof allme your joynow? I can testify that, if you could have done so, you would have torn out your eyes and given them to me.
Compared to TNIVWhatWhere, then, is hasyour happenedblessing toof allme your joynow? I can testify that, if you could have done so, you would have torn out your eyes and given them to me.


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