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

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The word 'Cruel' occurs 1 times less often in the NIV2011 (15 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (16 times). The word 'Cruel' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Cruel' 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 text3100.0%

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

Verses where Cruel was removed

Exodus 6:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיְדַבֵּ֥ר מֹשֶׁ֛ה כֵּ֖ן אֶל־ בְּנֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל וְלֹ֤א שָֽׁמְעוּ֙ אֶל־ מֹשֶׁ֔ה מִקֹּ֣צֶר ר֔וּחַ וּמֵעֲבֹדָ֖ה קָשָֽׁה׃
NIV1984Moses reported this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their discouragement and cruel bondage.
TNIVMoses reported this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their discouragement and harsh labor.
NIV2011Moses reported this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their discouragement and harsh labor.
Compared to NIV1984Moses reported this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their discouragement and cruelharsh bondagelabor.
Compared to TNIVMoses reported this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their discouragement and harsh labor.

Isaiah 14:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְהָיָ֗ה בְּי֨וֹם הָנִ֤יחַ יְהוָה֙ לְךָ֔ מֵֽעָצְבְּךָ֖ וּמֵרָגְזֶ֑ךָ וּמִן־ הָעֲבֹדָ֥ה הַקָּשָׁ֖ה אֲשֶׁ֥ר עֻבַּד־ בָּֽךְ׃
NIV1984On the day the LORD gives you relief from suffering and turmoil and cruel bondage,
TNIVOn the day the LORD gives you relief from your suffering and turmoil and from the harsh labor forced on you,
NIV2011On the day the LORD gives you relief from your suffering and turmoil and from the harsh labor forced on you,
Compared to NIV1984On the day the LORD gives you relief from your suffering and turmoil and cruelfrom bondagethe harsh labor forced on you,
Compared to TNIVOn the day the LORD gives you relief from your suffering and turmoil and from the harsh labor forced on you,

Verses where Cruel was added

Psalms 64:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSתַּ֭סְתִּירֵנִי מִסּ֣וֹד מְרֵעִ֑ים מֵ֝רִגְשַׁ֗ת פֹּ֣עֲלֵי אָֽוֶן׃
NIV1984They sharpen their tongues like swords and aim their words like deadly arrows.
TNIVThey sharpen their tongues like swords and aim cruel words like deadly arrows.
NIV2011They sharpen their tongues like swords and aim cruel words like deadly arrows.
Compared to NIV1984They sharpen their tongues like swords and aim theircruel words like deadly arrows.
Compared to TNIVThey sharpen their tongues like swords and aim cruel words like deadly arrows.


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