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

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The word 'Compassion' occurs 6 times less often in the NIV2011 (71 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (77 times). The word 'Compassion' was removed in 7 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Compassion' 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 text675.0%
New text in NIV2011225.0%

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

Verses where Compassion was removed

Deuteronomy 32:36

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּֽי־ יָדִ֤ין יְהוָה֙ עַמּ֔וֹ וְעַל־ עֲבָדָ֖יו יִתְנֶחָ֑ם כִּ֤י יִרְאֶה֙ כִּי־ אָ֣זְלַת יָ֔ד וְאֶ֖פֶס עָצ֥וּר וְעָזֽוּב׃
NIV1984The LORD will judge his people and have compassion on his servants when he sees their strength is gone and no one is left, slave or free.
TNIVThe LORD will vindicate his people and relent concerning his servants when he sees their strength is gone and no one is left, slave or free.
NIV2011The LORD will vindicate his people and relent concerning his servants when he sees their strength is gone and no one is left, slave or free.
Compared to NIV1984The LORD will judgevindicate his people and haverelent compassion onconcerning his servants when he sees their strength is gone and no one is left, slave or free.
Compared to TNIVThe LORD will vindicate his people and relent concerning his servants when he sees their strength is gone and no one is left, slave or free.

Judges 2:18

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְכִֽי־ הֵקִ֨ים יְהוָ֥ה ׀ לָהֶם֮ שֹֽׁפְטִים֒ וְהָיָ֤ה יְהוָה֙ עִם־ הַשֹּׁפֵ֔ט וְהֽוֹשִׁיעָם֙ מִיַּ֣ד אֹֽיְבֵיהֶ֔ם כֹּ֖ל יְמֵ֣י הַשּׁוֹפֵ֑ט כִּֽי־ יִנָּחֵ֤ם יְהוָה֙ מִנַּֽאֲקָתָ֔ם מִפְּנֵ֥י לֹחֲצֵיהֶ֖ם וְדֹחֲקֵיהֶֽם׃
NIV1984Whenever the LORD raised up a judge for them, he was with the judge and saved them out of the hands of their enemies as long as the judge lived; for the LORD had compassion on them as they groaned under those who oppressed and afflicted them.
TNIVWhenever the LORD raised up a judge for them, he was with the judge and saved them out of the hands of their enemies as long as the judge lived; for the LORD relented because of their groaning under those who oppressed and afflicted them.
NIV2011Whenever the LORD raised up a judge for them, he was with the judge and saved them out of the hands of their enemies as long as the judge lived; for the LORD relented because of their groaning under those who oppressed and afflicted them.
Compared to NIV1984Whenever the LORD raised up a judge for them, he was with the judge and saved them out of the hands of their enemies as long as the judge lived; for the LORD hadrelented compassionbecause onof themtheir as they groanedgroaning under those who oppressed and afflicted them.
Compared to TNIVWhenever the LORD raised up a judge for them, he was with the judge and saved them out of the hands of their enemies as long as the judge lived; for the LORD relented because of their groaning under those who oppressed and afflicted them.

1 Kings 3:26

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַתֹּ֣אמֶר הָאִשָּׁה֩ אֲשֶׁר־ בְּנָ֨הּ הַחַ֜י אֶל־ הַמֶּ֗לֶךְ כִּֽי־ נִכְמְר֣וּ רַחֲמֶיהָ֮ עַל־ בְּנָהּ֒ וַתֹּ֣אמֶר ׀ בִּ֣י אֲדֹנִ֗י תְּנוּ־ לָהּ֙ אֶת־ הַיָּל֣וּד הַחַ֔י וְהָמֵ֖ת אַל־ תְּמִיתֻ֑הוּ וְזֹ֣את אֹמֶ֗רֶת גַּם־ לִ֥י גַם־ לָ֛ךְ לֹ֥א יִהְיֶ֖ה גְּזֹֽרוּ׃
NIV1984The woman whose son was alive was filled with compassion for her son and said to the king, "Please, my lord, give her the living baby! Don't kill him!" But the other said, "Neither I nor you shall have him. Cut him in two!"
TNIVThe woman whose son was alive was deeply moved out of love for her son and said to the king, "Please, my lord, give her the living baby! Don't kill him!" But the other said, "Neither I nor you shall have him. Cut him in two!"
NIV2011The woman whose son was alive was deeply moved out of love for her son and said to the king, "Please, my lord, give her the living baby! Don't kill him!" But the other said, "Neither I nor you shall have him. Cut him in two!"
Compared to NIV1984The woman whose son was alive was filleddeeply withmoved compassionout of love for her son and said to the king, "Please, my lord, give her the living baby! Don't kill him!" But the other said, "Neither I nor you shall have him. Cut him in two!"
Compared to TNIVThe woman whose son was alive was deeply moved out of love for her son and said to the king, "Please, my lord, give her the living baby! Don't kill him!" But the other said, "Neither I nor you shall have him. Cut him in two!"

Jeremiah 15:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאַ֣תְּ נָטַ֥שְׁתְּ אֹתִ֛י נְאֻם־ יְהוָ֖ה אָח֣וֹר תֵּלֵ֑כִי וָאַ֨ט אֶת־ יָדִ֤י עָלַ֙יִךְ֙ וָֽאַשְׁחִיתֵ֔ךְ נִלְאֵ֖יתִי הִנָּחֵֽם׃
NIV1984You have rejected me," declares the LORD. "You keep on backsliding. So I will lay hands on you and destroy you; I can no longer show compassion.
TNIVYou have rejected me," declares the LORD. "You keep on backsliding. So I will lay hands on you and destroy you; I am tired of holding back.
NIV2011You have rejected me," declares the LORD. "You keep on backsliding. So I will reach out and destroy you; I am tired of holding back.
Compared to NIV1984You have rejected me," declares the LORD. "You keep on backsliding. So I will layreach handsout on you and destroy you; I canam notired longerof showholding compassionback.
Compared to TNIVYou have rejected me," declares the LORD. "You keep on backsliding. So I will layreach hands on youout and destroy you; I am tired of holding back.

Amos 1:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכֹּ֚ה אָמַ֣ר יְהוָ֔ה עַל־ שְׁלֹשָׁה֙ פִּשְׁעֵ֣י אֱד֔וֹם וְעַל־ אַרְבָּעָ֖ה לֹ֣א אֲשִׁיבֶ֑נּוּ עַל־ רָדְפ֨וֹ בַחֶ֤רֶב אָחִיו֙ וְשִׁחֵ֣ת רַחֲמָ֔יו וַיִּטְרֹ֤ף לָעַד֙ אַפּ֔וֹ וְעֶבְרָת֖וֹ שְׁמָ֥רָה נֶֽצַח׃
NIV1984This is what the LORD says: "For three sins of Edom, even for four, I will not turn back my wrath. Because he pursued his brother with a sword, stifling all compassion, because his anger raged continually and his fury flamed unchecked,
TNIVThis is what the LORD says: "For three sins of Edom, even for four, I will not turn back my wrath. Because he pursued his brother with a sword and slaughtered the women of the land, because his anger raged continually and his fury flamed unchecked,
NIV2011This is what the LORD says: "For three sins of Edom, even for four, I will not relent. Because he pursued his brother with a sword and slaughtered the women of the land, because his anger raged continually and his fury flamed unchecked,
Compared to NIV1984This is what the LORD says: "For three sins of Edom, even for four, I will not turn back my wrathrelent. Because he pursued his brother with a sword, stifling alland compassionslaughtered the women of the land, because his anger raged continually and his fury flamed unchecked,
Compared to TNIVThis is what the LORD says: "For three sins of Edom, even for four, I will not turn back my wrathrelent. Because he pursued his brother with a sword and slaughtered the women of the land, because his anger raged continually and his fury flamed unchecked,

Jonah 3:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיַּ֤רְא הָֽאֱלֹהִים֙ אֶֽת־ מַ֣עֲשֵׂיהֶ֔ם כִּי־ שָׁ֖בוּ מִדַּרְכָּ֣ם הָרָעָ֑ה וַיִּנָּ֣חֶם הָאֱלֹהִ֗ים עַל־ הָרָעָ֛ה אֲשֶׁר־ דִּבֶּ֥ר לַעֲשׂוֹת־ לָהֶ֖ם וְלֹ֥א עָשָֽׂה׃
NIV1984When God saw what they did and how they turned from their evil ways, he had compassion and did not bring upon them the destruction he had threatened.
TNIVWhen God saw what they did and how they turned from their evil ways, he relented and did not bring on them the destruction he had threatened.
NIV2011When God saw what they did and how they turned from their evil ways, he relented and did not bring on them the destruction he had threatened.
Compared to NIV1984When God saw what they did and how they turned from their evil ways, he hadrelented compassion and did not bring uponon them the destruction he had threatened.
Compared to TNIVWhen God saw what they did and how they turned from their evil ways, he relented and did not bring on them the destruction he had threatened.

Mark 1:41

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNT⸀καὶ ⸀ὀργισθεὶς ἐκτείνας τὴν χεῖρα ⸂αὐτοῦ ἥψατο⸃ καὶ λέγει αὐτῷ· Θέλω, καθαρίσθητι·
SBLGNT apparatusκαὶ WH Treg NIV ] Ὁ δὲ Ἰησοῦς RP • ὀργισθεὶς Holmes WHmarg ] σπλαγχνισθεὶς WH Treg NIV RP • αὐτοῦ ἥψατο WH Treg NIV ] ἥψατο αὐτοῦ RP
NIV1984Filled with compassion, Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. "I am willing," he said. "Be clean!"
TNIVJesus was indignant. He reached out his hand and touched the man. "I am willing," he said. "Be clean!"
NIV2011Jesus was indignant. He reached out his hand and touched the man. "I am willing," he said. "Be clean!"
Compared to NIV1984FilledJesus withwas compassion, Jesusindignant. He reached out his hand and touched the man. "I am willing," he said. "Be clean!"
Compared to TNIVJesus was indignant. He reached out his hand and touched the man. "I am willing," he said. "Be clean!"

Verses where Compassion was added

Daniel 1:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיִּתֵּ֤ן הָֽאֱלֹהִים֙ אֶת־ דָּ֣נִיֵּ֔אל לְחֶ֖סֶד וּֽלְרַחֲמִ֑ים לִפְנֵ֖י שַׂ֥ר הַסָּרִיסִֽים׃
NIV1984Now God had caused the official to show favor and sympathy to Daniel,
TNIVNow God had caused the official to show favor and compassion to Daniel,
NIV2011Now God had caused the official to show favor and compassion to Daniel,
Compared to NIV1984Now God had caused the official to show favor and sympathycompassion to Daniel,
Compared to TNIVNow God had caused the official to show favor and compassion to Daniel,


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