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

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The word 'Demons' occurs 3 times less often in the NIV2011 (46 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (49 times). The word 'Demons' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Demons' 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 text133.3%
New text in NIV2011266.7%

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

Verses where Demons was removed

Deuteronomy 32:17

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSיִזְבְּח֗וּ לַשֵּׁדִים֙ לֹ֣א אֱלֹ֔הַ אֱלֹהִ֖ים לֹ֣א יְדָע֑וּם חֲדָשִׁים֙ מִקָּרֹ֣ב בָּ֔אוּ לֹ֥א שְׂעָר֖וּם אֲבֹתֵיכֶֽם׃
NIV1984They sacrificed to demons, which are not God-- gods they had not known, gods that recently appeared, gods your fathers did not fear.
TNIVThey sacrificed to demons, which are not God-- gods they had not known, gods that recently appeared, gods your ancestors did not fear.
NIV2011They sacrificed to false gods, which are not God-- gods they had not known, gods that recently appeared, gods your ancestors did not fear.
Compared to NIV1984They sacrificed to demonsfalse gods, which are not God-- gods they had not known, gods that recently appeared, gods your fathersancestors did not fear.
Compared to TNIVThey sacrificed to demonsfalse gods, which are not God-- gods they had not known, gods that recently appeared, gods your ancestors did not fear.

Psalms 106:37

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיִּזְבְּח֣וּ אֶת־ בְּ֭נֵיהֶם וְאֶת־ בְּנֽוֹתֵיהֶ֗ם לַשֵּֽׁדִים׃
NIV1984They sacrificed their sons and their daughters to demons.
TNIVThey sacrificed their sons and their daughters to demons.
NIV2011They sacrificed their sons and their daughters to false gods.
Compared to NIV1984They sacrificed their sons and their daughters to demonsfalse gods.
Compared to TNIVThey sacrificed their sons and their daughters to demonsfalse gods.

Revelation 16:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTεἰσὶν γὰρ πνεύματα δαιμονίων ποιοῦντα σημεῖα, ἃ ἐκπορεύεται ἐπὶ τοὺς βασιλεῖς τῆς οἰκουμένης ὅλης, συναγαγεῖν αὐτοὺς εἰς τὸν πόλεμον τῆς ⸀ἡμέρας τῆς μεγάλης τοῦ θεοῦ τοῦ παντοκράτορος —
SBLGNT apparatusἡμέρας WH Treg NIV ] + ἐκείνης RP
NIV1984They are spirits of demons performing miraculous signs, and they go out to the kings of the whole world, to gather them for the battle on the great day of God Almighty.
TNIVThey are demonic spirits that perform signs, and they go out to the kings of the whole world, to gather them for the battle on the great day of God Almighty.
NIV2011They are demonic spirits that perform signs, and they go out to the kings of the whole world, to gather them for the battle on the great day of God Almighty.
Compared to NIV1984They are demonic spirits ofthat demons performing miraculousperform signs, and they go out to the kings of the whole world, to gather them for the battle on the great day of God Almighty.
Compared to TNIVThey are demonic spirits that perform signs, and they go out to the kings of the whole world, to gather them for the battle on the great day of God Almighty.


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