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

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The word 'Breath' occurs 1 times more often in the NIV2011 (61 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (60 times). The word 'Breath' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Breath' 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 Breath was removed

Isaiah 57:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּ֣י לֹ֤א לְעוֹלָם֙ אָרִ֔יב וְלֹ֥א לָנֶ֖צַח אֶקְּצ֑וֹף כִּי־ ר֙וּחַ֙ מִלְּפָנַ֣י יַֽעֲט֔וֹף וּנְשָׁמ֖וֹת אֲנִ֥י עָשִֽׂיתִי׃
NIV1984I will not accuse forever, nor will I always be angry, for then the spirit of man would grow faint before me-- the breath of man that I have created.
TNIVI will not accuse them forever, nor will I always be angry, for then they would faint away because of me-- the very people I have created.
NIV2011I will not accuse them forever, nor will I always be angry, for then they would faint away because of me-- the very people I have created.
Compared to NIV1984I will not accuse them forever, nor will I always be angry, for then thethey spirit of man would grow faint beforeaway because of me-- the breathvery of man thatpeople I have created.
Compared to TNIVI will not accuse them forever, nor will I always be angry, for then they would faint away because of me-- the very people I have created.

Verses where Breath was added

Numbers 16:22

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיִּפְּל֤וּ עַל־ פְּנֵיהֶם֙ וַיֹּ֣אמְר֔וּ אֵ֕ל אֱלֹהֵ֥י הָרוּחֹ֖ת לְכָל־ בָּשָׂ֑ר הָאִ֤ישׁ אֶחָד֙ יֶחֱטָ֔א וְעַ֥ל כָּל־ הָעֵדָ֖ה תִּקְצֹֽף׃
NIV1984But Moses and Aaron fell facedown and cried out, "O God, God of the spirits of all mankind, will you be angry with the entire assembly when only one man sins?"
TNIVBut Moses and Aaron fell facedown and cried out, "O God, God of every human spirit, will you be angry with the entire assembly when only one man sins?"
NIV2011But Moses and Aaron fell facedown and cried out, "O God, the God who gives breath to all living things, will you be angry with the entire assembly when only one man sins?"
Compared to NIV1984But Moses and Aaron fell facedown and cried out, "O God, the God ofwho thegives spiritsbreath ofto all mankindliving things, will you be angry with the entire assembly when only one man sins?"
Compared to TNIVBut Moses and Aaron fell facedown and cried out, "O God, the God ofwho everygives humanbreath spiritto all living things, will you be angry with the entire assembly when only one man sins?"

Numbers 27:16

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSיִפְקֹ֣ד יְהוָ֔ה אֱלֹהֵ֥י הָרוּחֹ֖ת לְכָל־ בָּשָׂ֑ר אִ֖ישׁ עַל־ הָעֵדָֽה׃
NIV1984"May the LORD, the God of the spirits of all mankind, appoint a man over this community
TNIV"May the LORD, the God of every human spirit, appoint someone over this community
NIV2011"May the LORD, the God who gives breath to all living things, appoint someone over this community
Compared to NIV1984"May the LORD, the God ofwho thegives spiritsbreath ofto all mankindliving things, appoint a mansomeone over this community
Compared to TNIV"May the LORD, the God ofwho everygives humanbreath spiritto all living things, appoint someone over this community


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