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

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The word 'Companions' occurs the same number of times in the NIV2011 as in the NIV1984 (27 times). The word 'Companions' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 3 verses.

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

Psalms 88:18

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSסַבּ֣וּנִי כַ֭מַּיִם כָּל־ הַיּ֑וֹם הִקִּ֖יפוּ עָלַ֣י יָֽחַד׃
NIV1984You have taken my companions and loved ones from me; the darkness is my closest friend.
TNIVYou have taken from me friend and neighbor-- darkness is my closest friend.
NIV2011You have taken from me friend and neighbor-- darkness is my closest friend.
Compared to NIV1984You have taken my companions and loved ones from me; the friend and neighbor-- darkness is my closest friend.
Compared to TNIVYou have taken from me friend and neighbor-- darkness is my closest friend.

Proverbs 18:24

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאִ֣ישׁ רֵ֭עִים לְהִתְרֹעֵ֑עַ וְיֵ֥שׁ אֹ֝הֵ֗ב דָּבֵ֥ק מֵאָֽח׃
NIV1984A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
TNIVOne who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
NIV2011One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
Compared to NIV1984AOne manwho ofhas manyunreliable companionsfriends maysoon comecomes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
Compared to TNIVOne who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

Isaiah 1:23

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSשָׂרַ֣יִךְ סוֹרְרִ֗ים וְחַבְרֵי֙ גַּנָּבִ֔ים כֻּלּוֹ֙ אֹהֵ֣ב שֹׁ֔חַד וְרֹדֵ֖ף שַׁלְמֹנִ֑ים יָתוֹם֙ לֹ֣א יִשְׁפֹּ֔טוּ וְרִ֥יב אַלְמָנָ֖ה לֹֽא־ יָב֥וֹא אֲלֵיהֶֽם׃
NIV1984Your rulers are rebels, companions of thieves; they all love bribes and chase after gifts. They do not defend the cause of the fatherless; the widow's case does not come before them.
TNIVYour rulers are rebels, companions of thieves; they all love bribes and chase after gifts. They do not defend the cause of the fatherless; the widow's case does not come before them.
NIV2011Your rulers are rebels, partners with thieves; they all love bribes and chase after gifts. They do not defend the cause of the fatherless; the widow's case does not come before them.
Compared to NIV1984Your rulers are rebels, companionspartners ofwith thieves; they all love bribes and chase after gifts. They do not defend the cause of the fatherless; the widow's case does not come before them.
Compared to TNIVYour rulers are rebels, companionspartners ofwith thieves; they all love bribes and chase after gifts. They do not defend the cause of the fatherless; the widow's case does not come before them.

Verses where Companions was added

Judges 14:20

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַתְּהִ֖י אֵ֣שֶׁת שִׁמְשׁ֑וֹן לְמֵ֣רֵעֵ֔הוּ אֲשֶׁ֥ר רֵעָ֖ה לֽוֹ׃
NIV1984And Samson's wife was given to the friend who had attended him at his wedding.
TNIVAnd Samson's wife was given to one of his companions who had attended him at the feast.
NIV2011And Samson's wife was given to one of his companions who had attended him at the feast.
Compared to NIV1984And Samson's wife was given to theone friendof his companions who had attended him at histhe weddingfeast.
Compared to TNIVAnd Samson's wife was given to one of his companions who had attended him at the feast.

Isaiah 41:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאִ֥ישׁ אֶת־ רֵעֵ֖הוּ יַעְזֹ֑רוּ וּלְאָחִ֖יו יֹאמַ֥ר חֲזָֽק׃
NIV1984each helps the other and says to his brother, "Be strong!"
TNIVthey help each other and say to their companions, "Be strong!"
NIV2011they help each other and say to their companions, "Be strong!"
Compared to NIV1984eachthey helpshelp theeach other and sayssay to histheir brothercompanions, "Be strong!"
Compared to TNIVthey help each other and say to their companions, "Be strong!"

Acts 17:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTΔιοδεύσαντες δὲ τὴν Ἀμφίπολιν καὶ ⸀τὴν Ἀπολλωνίαν ἦλθον εἰς Θεσσαλονίκην, ὅπου ⸀ἦν συναγωγὴ τῶν Ἰουδαίων.
SBLGNT apparatusτὴν WH Treg NIV ] – RP • ἦν WH Treg NIV ] + ἡ RP
NIV1984When they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a Jewish synagogue.
TNIVWhen Paul and his companions had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a Jewish synagogue.
NIV2011When Paul and his companions had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a Jewish synagogue.
Compared to NIV1984When theyPaul and his companions had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a Jewish synagogue.
Compared to TNIVWhen Paul and his companions had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a Jewish synagogue.


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