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

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The word 'Craftsmen' occurs 12 times less often in the NIV2011 (11 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (23 times). The word 'Craftsmen' was removed in 11 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Craftsmen' 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 text981.8%
New text in NIV2011218.2%

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

Verses where Craftsmen was removed

Exodus 31:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַאֲנִ֞י הִנֵּ֧ה נָתַ֣תִּי אִתּ֗וֹ אֵ֣ת אָהֳלִיאָ֞ב בֶּן־ אֲחִֽיסָמָךְ֙ לְמַטֵּה־ דָ֔ן וּבְלֵ֥ב כָּל־ חֲכַם־ לֵ֖ב נָתַ֣תִּי חָכְמָ֑ה וְעָשׂ֕וּ אֵ֖ת כָּל־ אֲשֶׁ֥ר צִוִּיתִֽךָ׃
NIV1984Moreover, I have appointed Oholiab son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan, to help him. Also I have given skill to all the craftsmen to make everything I have commanded you:
TNIVMoreover, I have appointed Oholiab son of Ahisamak, of the tribe of Dan, to help him. Also I have given ability to all the skilled workers to make everything I have commanded you:
NIV2011Moreover, I have appointed Oholiab son of Ahisamak, of the tribe of Dan, to help him. Also I have given ability to all the skilled workers to make everything I have commanded you:
Compared to NIV1984Moreover, I have appointed Oholiab son of AhisamachAhisamak, of the tribe of Dan, to help him. Also I have given skillability to all the craftsmenskilled workers to make everything I have commanded you:
Compared to TNIVMoreover, I have appointed Oholiab son of Ahisamak, of the tribe of Dan, to help him. Also I have given ability to all the skilled workers to make everything I have commanded you:

Exodus 35:35

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמִלֵּ֨א אֹתָ֜ם חָכְמַת־ לֵ֗ב לַעֲשׂוֹת֮ כָּל־ מְלֶ֣אכֶת חָרָ֣שׁ ׀ וְחֹשֵׁב֒ וְרֹקֵ֞ם בַּתְּכֵ֣לֶת וּבָֽאַרְגָּמָ֗ן בְּתוֹלַ֧עַת הַשָּׁנִ֛י וּבַשֵּׁ֖שׁ וְאֹרֵ֑ג עֹשֵׂי֙ כָּל־ מְלָאכָ֔ה וְחֹשְׁבֵ֖י מַחֲשָׁבֹֽת׃
NIV1984He has filled them with skill to do all kinds of work as craftsmen, designers, embroiderers in blue, purple and scarlet yarn and fine linen, and weavers--all of them master craftsmen and designers.
TNIVHe has filled them with skill to do all kinds of work as engravers, designers, embroiderers in blue, purple and scarlet yarn and fine linen, and weavers--all of them skilled workers and designers.
NIV2011He has filled them with skill to do all kinds of work as engravers, designers, embroiderers in blue, purple and scarlet yarn and fine linen, and weavers--all of them skilled workers and designers.
Compared to NIV1984He has filled them with skill to do all kinds of work as craftsmenengravers, designers, embroiderers in blue, purple and scarlet yarn and fine linen, and weavers--all of them masterskilled craftsmenworkers and designers.
Compared to TNIVHe has filled them with skill to do all kinds of work as engravers, designers, embroiderers in blue, purple and scarlet yarn and fine linen, and weavers--all of them skilled workers and designers.

Exodus 36:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיָּבֹ֙אוּ֙ כָּל־ הַ֣חֲכָמִ֔ים הָעֹשִׂ֕ים אֵ֖ת כָּל־ מְלֶ֣אכֶת הַקֹּ֑דֶשׁ אִֽישׁ־ אִ֥ישׁ מִמְּלַאכְתּ֖וֹ אֲשֶׁר־ הֵ֥מָּה עֹשִֽׂים׃
NIV1984So all the skilled craftsmen who were doing all the work on the sanctuary left their work
TNIVSo all the skilled workers who were doing all the work on the sanctuary left what they were doing
NIV2011So all the skilled workers who were doing all the work on the sanctuary left what they were doing
Compared to NIV1984So all the skilled craftsmenworkers who were doing all the work on the sanctuary left theirwhat workthey were doing
Compared to TNIVSo all the skilled workers who were doing all the work on the sanctuary left what they were doing

2 Kings 24:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְהִגְלָ֣ה אֶת־ כָּל־ יְ֠רוּשָׁלִַם וְֽאֶת־ כָּל־ הַשָּׂרִ֞ים וְאֵ֣ת ׀ כָּל־ גִּבּוֹרֵ֣י הַחַ֗יִל אֲלָפִים֙ גּוֹלֶ֔ה וְכָל־ הֶחָרָ֖שׁ וְהַמַּסְגֵּ֑ר לֹ֣א נִשְׁאַ֔ר זוּלַ֖ת דַּלַּ֥ת עַם־ הָאָֽרֶץ׃
NIV1984He carried into exile all Jerusalem: all the officers and fighting men, and all the craftsmen and artisans--a total of ten thousand. Only the poorest people of the land were left.
TNIVHe carried all Jerusalem into exile: all the officers and fighting men, and all the skilled workers and artisans--a total of ten thousand. Only the poorest people of the land were left.
NIV2011He carried all Jerusalem into exile: all the officers and fighting men, and all the skilled workers and artisans--a total of ten thousand. Only the poorest people of the land were left.
Compared to NIV1984He carried into exile all Jerusalem into exile: all the officers and fighting men, and all the craftsmenskilled workers and artisans--a total of ten thousand. Only the poorest people of the land were left.
Compared to TNIVHe carried all Jerusalem into exile: all the officers and fighting men, and all the skilled workers and artisans--a total of ten thousand. Only the poorest people of the land were left.

2 Kings 24:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְאֵת֩ כָּל־ אַנְשֵׁ֨י הַחַ֜יִל שִׁבְעַ֣ת אֲלָפִ֗ים וְהֶחָרָ֤שׁ וְהַמַּסְגֵּר֙ אֶ֔לֶף הַכֹּ֕ל גִּבּוֹרִ֖ים עֹשֵׂ֣י מִלְחָמָ֑ה וַיְבִיאֵ֧ם מֶֽלֶךְ־ בָּבֶ֛ל גּוֹלָ֖ה בָּבֶֽלָה׃
NIV1984The king of Babylon also deported to Babylon the entire force of seven thousand fighting men, strong and fit for war, and a thousand craftsmen and artisans.
TNIVThe king of Babylon also deported to Babylon the entire force of seven thousand fighting men, strong and fit for war, and a thousand skilled workers and artisans.
NIV2011The king of Babylon also deported to Babylon the entire force of seven thousand fighting men, strong and fit for war, and a thousand skilled workers and artisans.
Compared to NIV1984The king of Babylon also deported to Babylon the entire force of seven thousand fighting men, strong and fit for war, and a thousand craftsmenskilled workers and artisans.
Compared to TNIVThe king of Babylon also deported to Babylon the entire force of seven thousand fighting men, strong and fit for war, and a thousand skilled workers and artisans.

1 Chronicles 4:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוּמְעוֹנֹתַ֖י הוֹלִ֣יד אֶת־ עָפְרָ֑ה וּשְׂרָיָ֗ה הוֹלִ֤יד אֶת־ יוֹאָב֙ אֲבִי֙ גֵּ֣יא חֲרָשִׁ֔ים כִּ֥י חֲרָשִׁ֖ים הָיֽוּ׃
NIV1984Meonothai was the father of Ophrah. Seraiah was the father of Joab, the father of Ge Harashim. It was called this because its people were craftsmen.
TNIVMeonothai was the father of Ophrah. Seraiah was the father of Joab, the father of Ge Harashim. It was called this because its people were skilled workers.
NIV2011Meonothai was the father of Ophrah. Seraiah was the father of Joab, the father of Ge Harashim. It was called this because its people were skilled workers.
Compared to NIV1984Meonothai was the father of Ophrah. Seraiah was the father of Joab, the father of Ge Harashim. It was called this because its people were craftsmenskilled workers.
Compared to TNIVMeonothai was the father of Ophrah. Seraiah was the father of Joab, the father of Ge Harashim. It was called this because its people were skilled workers.

2 Chronicles 2:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוּֽשְׁלַֽח־ לִי֩ עֲצֵ֨י אֲרָזִ֜ים בְּרוֹשִׁ֣ים וְאַלְגּוּמִּים֮ מֵֽהַלְּבָנוֹן֒ כִּ֚י אֲנִ֣י יָדַ֔עְתִּי אֲשֶׁ֤ר עֲבָדֶ֙יךָ֙ יֽוֹדְעִ֔ים לִכְר֖וֹת עֲצֵ֣י לְבָנ֑וֹן וְהִנֵּ֥ה עֲבָדַ֖י עִם־ עֲבָדֶֽיךָ׃
NIV1984"Send me, therefore, a man skilled to work in gold and silver, bronze and iron, and in purple, crimson and blue yarn, and experienced in the art of engraving, to work in Judah and Jerusalem with my skilled craftsmen, whom my father David provided.
TNIV"Send me, therefore, a man skilled to work in gold and silver, bronze and iron, and in purple, crimson and blue yarn, and experienced in the art of engraving, to work in Judah and Jerusalem with my skilled workers, whom my father David provided.
NIV2011"Send me, therefore, a man skilled to work in gold and silver, bronze and iron, and in purple, crimson and blue yarn, and experienced in the art of engraving, to work in Judah and Jerusalem with my skilled workers, whom my father David provided.
Compared to NIV1984"Send me, therefore, a man skilled to work in gold and silver, bronze and iron, and in purple, crimson and blue yarn, and experienced in the art of engraving, to work in Judah and Jerusalem with my skilled craftsmenworkers, whom my father David provided.
Compared to TNIV"Send me, therefore, a man skilled to work in gold and silver, bronze and iron, and in purple, crimson and blue yarn, and experienced in the art of engraving, to work in Judah and Jerusalem with my skilled workers, whom my father David provided.

2 Chronicles 2:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְ֠עַתָּה הַחִטִּ֨ים וְהַשְּׂעֹרִ֜ים הַשֶּׁ֤מֶן וְהַיַּ֙יִן֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר אָמַ֣ר אֲדֹנִ֔י יִשְׁלַ֖ח לַעֲבָדָֽיו׃
NIV1984whose mother was from Dan and whose father was from Tyre. He is trained to work in gold and silver, bronze and iron, stone and wood, and with purple and blue and crimson yarn and fine linen. He is experienced in all kinds of engraving and can execute any design given to him. He will work with your craftsmen and with those of my lord, David your father.
TNIVwhose mother was from Dan and whose father was from Tyre. He is trained to work in gold and silver, bronze and iron, stone and wood, and with purple and blue and crimson yarn and fine linen. He is experienced in all kinds of engraving and can execute any design given to him. He will work with your skilled workers and with those of my lord, David your father.
NIV2011whose mother was from Dan and whose father was from Tyre. He is trained to work in gold and silver, bronze and iron, stone and wood, and with purple and blue and crimson yarn and fine linen. He is experienced in all kinds of engraving and can execute any design given to him. He will work with your skilled workers and with those of my lord, David your father.
Compared to NIV1984whose mother was from Dan and whose father was from Tyre. He is trained to work in gold and silver, bronze and iron, stone and wood, and with purple and blue and crimson yarn and fine linen. He is experienced in all kinds of engraving and can execute any design given to him. He will work with your craftsmenskilled workers and with those of my lord, David your father.
Compared to TNIVwhose mother was from Dan and whose father was from Tyre. He is trained to work in gold and silver, bronze and iron, stone and wood, and with purple and blue and crimson yarn and fine linen. He is experienced in all kinds of engraving and can execute any design given to him. He will work with your skilled workers and with those of my lord, David your father.

Nehemiah 11:35

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלֹ֥ד וְאוֹנ֖וֹ גֵּ֥י הַחֲרָשִֽׁים׃
NIV1984in Lod and Ono, and in the Valley of the Craftsmen.
TNIVin Lod and Ono, and in Ge Harashim.
NIV2011in Lod and Ono, and in Ge Harashim.
Compared to NIV1984in Lod and Ono, and in theGe Valley of the CraftsmenHarashim.
Compared to TNIVin Lod and Ono, and in Ge Harashim.

Jeremiah 24:1

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSהִרְאַנִי֮ יְהוָה֒ וְהִנֵּ֗ה שְׁנֵי֙ דּוּדָאֵ֣י תְאֵנִ֔ים מוּעָדִ֕ים לִפְנֵ֖י הֵיכַ֣ל יְהוָ֑ה אַחֲרֵ֣י הַגְל֣וֹת נְבוּכַדְרֶאצַּ֣ר מֶֽלֶךְ־ בָּבֶ֡ל אֶת־ יְכָנְיָ֣הוּ בֶן־ יְהוֹיָקִ֣ים מֶֽלֶךְ־ יְהוּדָה֩ וְאֶת־ שָׂרֵ֨י יְהוּדָ֜ה וְאֶת־ הֶחָרָ֤שׁ וְאֶת־ הַמַּסְגֵּר֙ מִיר֣וּשָׁלִַ֔ם וַיְבִאֵ֖ם בָּבֶֽל׃
NIV1984After Jehoiachin son of Jehoiakim king of Judah and the officials, the craftsmen and the artisans of Judah were carried into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, the LORD showed me two baskets of figs placed in front of the temple of the LORD.
TNIVAfter Jehoiachin son of Jehoiakim king of Judah and the officials, the artisans and the other skilled workers of Judah were carried into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, the LORD showed me two baskets of figs placed in front of the temple of the LORD.
NIV2011After Jehoiachin son of Jehoiakim king of Judah and the officials, the skilled workers and the artisans of Judah were carried into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, the LORD showed me two baskets of figs placed in front of the temple of the LORD.
Compared to NIV1984After Jehoiachin son of Jehoiakim king of Judah and the officials, the craftsmenskilled workers and the artisans of Judah were carried into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, the LORD showed me two baskets of figs placed in front of the temple of the LORD.
Compared to TNIVAfter Jehoiachin son of Jehoiakim king of Judah and the officials, the artisansskilled workers and the other skilled workersartisans of Judah were carried into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, the LORD showed me two baskets of figs placed in front of the temple of the LORD.

Jeremiah 29:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאַחֲרֵ֣י צֵ֣את יְכָנְיָֽה־ הַ֠מֶּלֶךְ וְהַגְּבִירָ֨ה וְהַסָּרִיסִ֜ים שָׂרֵ֨י יְהוּדָ֧ה וִירוּשָׁלִַ֛ם וְהֶחָרָ֥שׁ וְהַמַּסְגֵּ֖ר מִירוּשָׁלִָֽם׃
NIV1984(This was after King Jehoiachin and the queen mother, the court officials and the leaders of Judah and Jerusalem, the craftsmen and the artisans had gone into exile from Jerusalem.)
TNIV(This was after King Jehoiachin and the queen mother, the court officials and the leaders of Judah and Jerusalem, the artisans and the other skilled workers had gone into exile from Jerusalem.)
NIV2011(This was after King Jehoiachin and the queen mother, the court officials and the leaders of Judah and Jerusalem, the skilled workers and the artisans had gone into exile from Jerusalem.)
Compared to NIV1984(This was after King Jehoiachin and the queen mother, the court officials and the leaders of Judah and Jerusalem, the craftsmenskilled workers and the artisans had gone into exile from Jerusalem.)
Compared to TNIV(This was after King Jehoiachin and the queen mother, the court officials and the leaders of Judah and Jerusalem, the artisansskilled workers and the other skilled workersartisans had gone into exile from Jerusalem.)


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