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

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The word 'Dark' occurs 1 times less often in the NIV2011 (43 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (44 times). The word 'Dark' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Dark' 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 text266.7%
New text in NIV2011133.3%

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

Verses where Dark was removed

Job 34:22

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאֵֽין־ חֹ֭שֶׁךְc וְאֵ֣ין צַלְמָ֑וֶת לְהִסָּ֥תֶר שָׁ֝֗ם פֹּ֣עֲלֵי אָֽוֶן׃
NIV1984There is no dark place, no deep shadow, where evildoers can hide.
TNIVThere is no deep shadow, no utter darkness, where evildoers can hide.
NIV2011There is no deep shadow, no utter darkness, where evildoers can hide.
Compared to NIV1984There is no darkdeep placeshadow, no deeputter shadowdarkness, where evildoers can hide.
Compared to TNIVThere is no deep shadow, no utter darkness, where evildoers can hide.

Proverbs 31:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַתָּ֤קָם ׀ בְּע֬וֹד לַ֗יְלָה וַתִּתֵּ֣ן טֶ֣רֶף לְבֵיתָ֑הּ וְ֝חֹ֗ק לְנַעֲרֹתֶֽיהָ׃
NIV1984She gets up while it is still dark; she provides food for her family and portions for her servant girls.
TNIVShe gets up while it is still night; she provides food for her family and portions for her women servants.
NIV2011She gets up while it is still night; she provides food for her family and portions for her female servants.
Compared to NIV1984She gets up while it is still darknight; she provides food for her family and portions for her servantfemale girlsservants.
Compared to TNIVShe gets up while it is still night; she provides food for her family and portions for her womenfemale servants.

Verses where Dark was added

Job 16:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSפָּנַ֣י מִנִּי־ בֶ֑כִי וְעַ֖ל עַפְעַפַּ֣י צַלְמָֽוֶת׃
NIV1984My face is red with weeping, deep shadows ring my eyes;
TNIVMy face is red with weeping, dark shadows ring my eyes;
NIV2011My face is red with weeping, dark shadows ring my eyes;
Compared to NIV1984My face is red with weeping, deepdark shadows ring my eyes;
Compared to TNIVMy face is red with weeping, dark shadows ring my eyes;


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