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

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The word 'Certainly' occurs 2 times more often in the NIV2011 (51 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (49 times). The word 'Certainly' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 4 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Certainly' 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 text583.3%
New text in NIV2011116.7%

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

Verses where Certainly was removed

Judges 21:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּֽאמְרוּ֙ בְּנֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל מִ֠י אֲשֶׁ֨ר לֹא־ עָלָ֧ה בַקָּהָ֛ל מִכָּל־ שִׁבְטֵ֥י יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל אֶל־ יְהוָ֑ה כִּי֩ הַשְּׁבוּעָ֨ה הַגְּדוֹלָ֜ה הָיְתָ֗ה לַ֠אֲשֶׁר לֹא־ עָלָ֨ה אֶל־ יְהוָ֧ה הַמִּצְפָּ֛ה לֵאמֹ֖ר מ֥וֹת יוּמָֽת׃
NIV1984Then the Israelites asked, "Who from all the tribes of Israel has failed to assemble before the LORD?" For they had taken a solemn oath that anyone who failed to assemble before the LORD at Mizpah should certainly be put to death.
TNIVThen the Israelites asked, "Who from all the tribes of Israel has failed to assemble before the LORD?" For they had taken a solemn oath that anyone who failed to assemble before the LORD at Mizpah was to be put to death.
NIV2011Then the Israelites asked, "Who from all the tribes of Israel has failed to assemble before the LORD?" For they had taken a solemn oath that anyone who failed to assemble before the LORD at Mizpah was to be put to death.
Compared to NIV1984Then the Israelites asked, "Who from all the tribes of Israel has failed to assemble before the LORD?" For they had taken a solemn oath that anyone who failed to assemble before the LORD at Mizpah shouldwas certainlyto be put to death.
Compared to TNIVThen the Israelites asked, "Who from all the tribes of Israel has failed to assemble before the LORD?" For they had taken a solemn oath that anyone who failed to assemble before the LORD at Mizpah was to be put to death.

Amos 7:17

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס לָכֵ֞ן כֹּה־ אָמַ֣ר יְהוָ֗ה אִשְׁתְּךָ֞ בָּעִ֤יר תִּזְנֶה֙ וּבָנֶ֤יךָ וּבְנֹתֶ֙יךָ֙ בַּחֶ֣רֶב יִפֹּ֔לוּ וְאַדְמָתְךָ֖ בַּחֶ֣בֶל תְּחֻלָּ֑ק וְאַתָּ֗ה עַל־ אֲדָמָ֤ה טְמֵאָה֙ תָּמ֔וּת וְיִ֨שְׂרָאֵ֔ל גָּלֹ֥ה יִגְלֶ֖ה מֵעַ֥ל אַדְמָתֽוֹ׃
NIV1984"Therefore this is what the LORD says: "'Your wife will become a prostitute in the city, and your sons and daughters will fall by the sword. Your land will be measured and divided up, and you yourself will die in a pagan country. And Israel will certainly go into exile, away from their native land.'"
TNIV"Therefore this is what the LORD says: "'Your wife will become a prostitute in the city, and your sons and daughters will fall by the sword. Your land will be measured and divided up, and you yourself will die in a pagan country. And Israel will surely go into exile, away from their native land.'"
NIV2011"Therefore this is what the LORD says: "'Your wife will become a prostitute in the city, and your sons and daughters will fall by the sword. Your land will be measured and divided up, and you yourself will die in a pagan country. And Israel will surely go into exile, away from their native land.'"
Compared to NIV1984"Therefore this is what the LORD says: "'Your wife will become a prostitute in the city, and your sons and daughters will fall by the sword. Your land will be measured and divided up, and you yourself will die in a pagan country. And Israel will certainlysurely go into exile, away from their native land.'"
Compared to TNIV"Therefore this is what the LORD says: "'Your wife will become a prostitute in the city, and your sons and daughters will fall by the sword. Your land will be measured and divided up, and you yourself will die in a pagan country. And Israel will surely go into exile, away from their native land.'"

Verses where Certainly was added

Genesis 2:17

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוּמֵעֵ֗ץ הַדַּ֙עַת֙ ט֣וֹב וָרָ֔ע לֹ֥א תֹאכַ֖ל מִמֶּ֑נּוּ כִּ֗י בְּי֛וֹם אֲכָלְךָ֥ מִמֶּ֖נּוּ מ֥וֹת תָּמֽוּת׃
NIV1984but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat of it you will surely die."
TNIVbut you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat of it you will certainly die."
NIV2011but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat from it you will certainly die."
Compared to NIV1984but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat offrom it you will surelycertainly die."
Compared to TNIVbut you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat offrom it you will certainly die."

Genesis 3:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֥אמֶר הַנָּחָ֖שׁ אֶל־ הָֽאִשָּׁ֑ה לֹֽא־ מ֖וֹת תְּמֻתֽוּן׃
NIV1984"You will not surely die," the serpent said to the woman.
TNIV"You will not certainly die," the serpent said to the woman.
NIV2011"You will not certainly die," the serpent said to the woman.
Compared to NIV1984"You will not surelycertainly die," the serpent said to the woman.
Compared to TNIV"You will not certainly die," the serpent said to the woman.

Judges 4:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַתֹּ֜אמֶר הָלֹ֧ךְ אֵלֵ֣ךְ עִמָּ֗ךְ אֶ֚פֶס כִּי֩ לֹ֨א תִֽהְיֶ֜ה תִּֽפְאַרְתְּךָ֗ עַל־ הַדֶּ֙רֶךְ֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר אַתָּ֣ה הוֹלֵ֔ךְ כִּ֣י בְֽיַד־ אִשָּׁ֔ה יִמְכֹּ֥ר יְהוָ֖ה אֶת־ סִֽיסְרָ֑א וַתָּ֧קָם דְּבוֹרָ֛ה וַתֵּ֥לֶךְ עִם־ בָּרָ֖ק קֶֽדְשָׁה׃
NIV1984"Very well," Deborah said, "I will go with you. But because of the way you are going about this, the honor will not be yours, for the LORD will hand Sisera over to a woman." So Deborah went with Barak to Kedesh,
TNIV"Certainly I will go with you," said Deborah. "But because of the course you are taking, the honor will not be yours, for the LORD will deliver Sisera into the hands of a woman." So Deborah went with Barak to Kedesh.
NIV2011"Certainly I will go with you," said Deborah. "But because of the course you are taking, the honor will not be yours, for the LORD will deliver Sisera into the hands of a woman." So Deborah went with Barak to Kedesh.
Compared to NIV1984"VeryCertainly well," Deborah said, "I will go with you. ," said Deborah. "But because of the waycourse you are going about thistaking, the honor will not be yours, for the LORD will handdeliver Sisera overinto tothe hands of a woman." So Deborah went with Barak to Kedesh,.
Compared to TNIV"Certainly I will go with you," said Deborah. "But because of the course you are taking, the honor will not be yours, for the LORD will deliver Sisera into the hands of a woman." So Deborah went with Barak to Kedesh.

Acts 28:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἀντιλεγόντων δὲ τῶν Ἰουδαίων ἠναγκάσθην ἐπικαλέσασθαι Καίσαρα, οὐχ ὡς τοῦ ἔθνους μου ἔχων τι ⸀κατηγορεῖν.
SBLGNT apparatusκατηγορεῖν WH Treg NIV ] κατηγορῆσαι RP
NIV1984But when the Jews objected, I was compelled to appeal to Caesar--not that I had any charge to bring against my own people.
TNIVThe Jews objected, so I was compelled to make an appeal to Caesar. I certainly did not intend to bring any charge against my own people.
NIV2011The Jews objected, so I was compelled to make an appeal to Caesar. I certainly did not intend to bring any charge against my own people.
Compared to NIV1984ButThe when the Jews objected, so I was compelled to make an appeal to Caesar--not that . I hadcertainly anydid chargenot intend to bring any charge against my own people.
Compared to TNIVThe Jews objected, so I was compelled to make an appeal to Caesar. I certainly did not intend to bring any charge against my own people.


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