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

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The word 'Destroy' occurs 5 times more often in the NIV2011 (248 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (243 times). The word 'Destroy' was removed in 4 verses, and added in 9 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Destroy' 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 text861.5%
New text in NIV2011538.5%

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

Verses where Destroy was removed

Jeremiah 49:20

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלָכֵ֞ן שִׁמְע֣וּ עֲצַת־ יְהוָ֗ה אֲשֶׁ֤ר יָעַץ֙ אֶל־ אֱד֔וֹם וּמַ֨חְשְׁבוֹתָ֔יו אֲשֶׁ֥ר חָשַׁ֖ב אֶל־ יֹשְׁבֵ֣י תֵימָ֑ן אִם־ לֹ֤א יִסְחָבוּם֙ צְעִירֵ֣י הַצֹּ֔אן אִם־ לֹ֥א יַשִּׁ֛ים עֲלֵיהֶ֖ם נְוֵהֶֽם׃
NIV1984Therefore, hear what the LORD has planned against Edom, what he has purposed against those who live in Teman: The young of the flock will be dragged away; he will completely destroy their pasture because of them.
TNIVTherefore, hear what the LORD has planned against Edom, what he has purposed against those who live in Teman: The young of the flock will be dragged away; their pasture will be appalled at their fate.
NIV2011Therefore, hear what the LORD has planned against Edom, what he has purposed against those who live in Teman: The young of the flock will be dragged away; their pasture will be appalled at their fate.
Compared to NIV1984Therefore, hear what the LORD has planned against Edom, what he has purposed against those who live in Teman: The young of the flock will be dragged away; hetheir pasture will completelybe destroyappalled at their pasture because of themfate.
Compared to TNIVTherefore, hear what the LORD has planned against Edom, what he has purposed against those who live in Teman: The young of the flock will be dragged away; their pasture will be appalled at their fate.

Jeremiah 50:45

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלָכֵ֞ן שִׁמְע֣וּ עֲצַת־ יְהוָ֗ה אֲשֶׁ֤ר יָעַץ֙ אֶל־ בָּבֶ֔ל וּמַ֨חְשְׁבוֹתָ֔יו אֲשֶׁ֥ר חָשַׁ֖ב אֶל־ אֶ֣רֶץ כַּשְׂדִּ֑ים אִם־ לֹ֤א יִסְחָבוּם֙ צְעִירֵ֣י הַצֹּ֔אן אִם־ לֹ֥א יַשִּׁ֛ים עֲלֵיהֶ֖ם נָוֶֽה׃
NIV1984Therefore, hear what the LORD has planned against Babylon, what he has purposed against the land of the Babylonians: The young of the flock will be dragged away; he will completely destroy their pasture because of them.
TNIVTherefore, hear what the LORD has planned against Babylon, what he has purposed against the land of the Babylonians: The young of the flock will be dragged away; their pasture will be appalled at their fate.
NIV2011Therefore, hear what the LORD has planned against Babylon, what he has purposed against the land of the Babylonians: The young of the flock will be dragged away; their pasture will be appalled at their fate.
Compared to NIV1984Therefore, hear what the LORD has planned against Babylon, what he has purposed against the land of the Babylonians: The young of the flock will be dragged away; hetheir pasture will completelybe destroyappalled at their pasture because of themfate.
Compared to TNIVTherefore, hear what the LORD has planned against Babylon, what he has purposed against the land of the Babylonians: The young of the flock will be dragged away; their pasture will be appalled at their fate.

Hosea 11:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְחָלָ֥ה חֶ֙רֶב֙ בְּעָרָ֔יו וְכִלְּתָ֥ה בַדָּ֖יו וְאָכָ֑לָה מִֽמֹּעֲצ֖וֹתֵיהֶֽם׃
NIV1984Swords will flash in their cities, will destroy the bars of their gates and put an end to their plans.
TNIVSwords will flash in their cities, will destroy the bars of their gates and put an end to their plans.
NIV2011A sword will flash in their cities; it will devour their false prophets and put an end to their plans.
Compared to NIV1984SwordsA sword will flash in their cities, ; it will destroydevour the bars of their gatesfalse prophets and put an end to their plans.
Compared to TNIVSwordsA sword will flash in their cities, ; it will destroydevour the bars of their gatesfalse prophets and put an end to their plans.

Hebrews 2:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἘπεὶ οὖν τὰ παιδία κεκοινώνηκεν ⸂αἵματος καὶ σαρκός⸃, καὶ αὐτὸς παραπλησίως μετέσχεν τῶν αὐτῶν, ἵνα διὰ τοῦ θανάτου καταργήσῃ τὸν τὸ κράτος ἔχοντα τοῦ θανάτου, τοῦτ’ ἔστι τὸν διάβολον,
SBLGNT apparatusαἵματος καὶ σαρκός WH Treg NIV ]  σαρκός καὶ αἵματος RP
NIV1984Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might destroy him who holds the power of death--that is, the devil--
TNIVSince the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might break the power of him who holds the power of death--that is, the devil--
NIV2011Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might break the power of him who holds the power of death--that is, the devil--
Compared to NIV1984Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might destroybreak the power of him who holds the power of death--that is, the devil--
Compared to TNIVSince the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might break the power of him who holds the power of death--that is, the devil--

Verses where Destroy was added

1 Samuel 2:33

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְאִ֗ישׁ לֹֽא־ אַכְרִ֤ית לְךָ֙ מֵעִ֣ם מִזְבְּחִ֔י לְכַלּ֥וֹת אֶת־ עֵינֶ֖יךָ וְלַאֲדִ֣יב אֶת־ נַפְשֶׁ֑ךָ וְכָל־ מַרְבִּ֥ית בֵּיתְךָ֖ יָמ֥וּתוּ אֲנָשִֽׁים׃
NIV1984Every one of you that I do not cut off from my altar will be spared only to blind your eyes with tears and to grieve your heart, and all your descendants will die in the prime of life.
TNIVEvery one of you that I do not cut off from serving at my altar I will spare only to destroy your sight and sap your strength, and all your descendants will die in the prime of life.
NIV2011Every one of you that I do not cut off from serving at my altar I will spare only to destroy your sight and sap your strength, and all your descendants will die in the prime of life.
Compared to NIV1984Every one of you that I do not cut off from serving at my altar I will bespare spared only to blinddestroy your eyessight with tears and tosap grieve your heartstrength, and all your descendants will die in the prime of life.
Compared to TNIVEvery one of you that I do not cut off from serving at my altar I will spare only to destroy your sight and sap your strength, and all your descendants will die in the prime of life.

Esther 9:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSנִקְהֲל֨וּ הַיְּהוּדִ֜ים בְּעָרֵיהֶ֗ם בְּכָל־ מְדִינוֹת֙ הַמֶּ֣לֶךְ אֳחַשְׁוֵר֔וֹשׁ לִשְׁלֹ֣חַ יָ֔ד בִּמְבַקְשֵׁ֖י רָֽעָתָ֑ם וְאִישׁ֙ לֹא־ עָמַ֣ד לִפְנֵיהֶ֔ם כִּֽי־ נָפַ֥ל פַּחְדָּ֖ם עַל־ כָּל־ הָעַמִּֽים׃
NIV1984The Jews assembled in their cities in all the provinces of King Xerxes to attack those seeking their destruction. No one could stand against them, because the people of all the other nationalities were afraid of them.
TNIVThe Jews assembled in their cities in all the provinces of King Xerxes to attack those seeking their destruction. No one could stand against them, because the people of all the other nationalities were afraid of them.
NIV2011The Jews assembled in their cities in all the provinces of King Xerxes to attack those determined to destroy them. No one could stand against them, because the people of all the other nationalities were afraid of them.
Compared to NIV1984The Jews assembled in their cities in all the provinces of King Xerxes to attack those seekingdetermined theirto destructiondestroy them. No one could stand against them, because the people of all the other nationalities were afraid of them.
Compared to TNIVThe Jews assembled in their cities in all the provinces of King Xerxes to attack those seekingdetermined theirto destructiondestroy them. No one could stand against them, because the people of all the other nationalities were afraid of them.

Psalms 17:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמִפְּנֵ֣י רְ֭שָׁעִים ז֣וּ שַׁדּ֑וּנִי אֹיְבַ֥י בְּ֝נֶ֗פֶשׁ יַקִּ֥יפוּ עָלָֽי׃
NIV1984from the wicked who assail me, from my mortal enemies who surround me.
TNIVfrom the wicked who are out to destroy me, from my mortal enemies who surround me.
NIV2011from the wicked who are out to destroy me, from my mortal enemies who surround me.
Compared to NIV1984from the wicked who assailare out to destroy me, from my mortal enemies who surround me.
Compared to TNIVfrom the wicked who are out to destroy me, from my mortal enemies who surround me.

Proverbs 11:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבְּפֶ֗ה חָ֭נֵף יַשְׁחִ֣ת רֵעֵ֑הוּ וּ֝בְדַ֗עַת צַדִּיקִ֥ים יֵחָלֵֽצוּ׃
NIV1984With his mouth the godless destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous escape.
TNIVWith their mouths the godless destroy their neighbors, but through knowledge the righteous escape.
NIV2011With their mouths the godless destroy their neighbors, but through knowledge the righteous escape.
Compared to NIV1984With histheir mouthmouths the godless destroysdestroy histheir neighborneighbors, but through knowledge the righteous escape.
Compared to TNIVWith their mouths the godless destroy their neighbors, but through knowledge the righteous escape.

Isaiah 48:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלְמַ֤עַן שְׁמִי֙ אַאֲרִ֣יךְ אַפִּ֔י וּתְהִלָּתִ֖י אֶחֱטָם־ לָ֑ךְ לְבִלְתִּ֖י הַכְרִיתֶֽךָ׃
NIV1984For my own name's sake I delay my wrath; for the sake of my praise I hold it back from you, so as not to cut you off.
TNIVFor my own name's sake I delay my wrath; for the sake of my praise I hold it back from you, so as not to destroy you completely.
NIV2011For my own name's sake I delay my wrath; for the sake of my praise I hold it back from you, so as not to destroy you completely.
Compared to NIV1984For my own name's sake I delay my wrath; for the sake of my praise I hold it back from you, so as not to cutdestroy you offcompletely.
Compared to TNIVFor my own name's sake I delay my wrath; for the sake of my praise I hold it back from you, so as not to destroy you completely.

Jeremiah 19:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְהַֽאֲכַלְתִּ֞ים אֶת־ בְּשַׂ֣ר בְּנֵיהֶ֗ם וְאֵת֙ בְּשַׂ֣ר בְּנֹתֵיהֶ֔ם וְאִ֥ישׁ בְּשַׂר־ רֵעֵ֖הוּ יֹאכֵ֑לוּ בְּמָצוֹר֙ וּבְמָצ֔וֹק אֲשֶׁ֨ר יָצִ֧יקוּ לָהֶ֛ם אֹיְבֵיהֶ֖ם וּמְבַקְשֵׁ֥י נַפְשָֽׁם׃
NIV1984I will make them eat the flesh of their sons and daughters, and they will eat one another's flesh during the stress of the siege imposed on them by the enemies who seek their lives.'
TNIVI will make them eat the flesh of their sons and daughters, and they will eat one another's flesh because their enemies will press the siege so hard against them to destroy them.'
NIV2011I will make them eat the flesh of their sons and daughters, and they will eat one another's flesh because their enemies will press the siege so hard against them to destroy them.'
Compared to NIV1984I will make them eat the flesh of their sons and daughters, and they will eat one another's flesh duringbecause thetheir stressenemies ofwill press the siege imposedso onhard against them byto thedestroy enemies who seek their livesthem.'
Compared to TNIVI will make them eat the flesh of their sons and daughters, and they will eat one another's flesh because their enemies will press the siege so hard against them to destroy them.'

Obadiah 1:18

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְהָיָה֩ בֵית־ יַעֲקֹ֨ב אֵ֜שׁ וּבֵ֧ית יוֹסֵ֣ף לֶהָבָ֗ה וּבֵ֤ית עֵשָׂו֙ לְקַ֔שׁ וְדָלְק֥וּ בָהֶ֖ם וַאֲכָל֑וּם וְלֹֽא־ יִֽהְיֶ֤ה3 שָׂרִיד֙ לְבֵ֣ית עֵשָׂ֔ו כִּ֥י יְהוָ֖ה דִּבֵּֽר׃
NIV1984The house of Jacob will be a fire and the house of Joseph a flame; the house of Esau will be stubble, and they will set it on fire and consume it. There will be no survivors from the house of Esau." The LORD has spoken.
TNIVThe house of Jacob will be a fire and the house of Joseph a flame; the house of Esau will be stubble, and they will set it on fire and consume it. There will be no survivors from the house of Esau." The LORD has spoken.
NIV2011Jacob will be a fire and Joseph a flame; Esau will be stubble, and they will set him on fire and destroy him. There will be no survivors from Esau." The LORD has spoken.
Compared to NIV1984The house of Jacob will be a fire and the house of Joseph a flame; the house of Esau will be stubble, and they will set ithim on fire and consumedestroy ithim. There will be no survivors from the house of Esau." The LORD has spoken.
Compared to TNIVThe house of Jacob will be a fire and the house of Joseph a flame; the house of Esau will be stubble, and they will set ithim on fire and consumedestroy ithim. There will be no survivors from the house of Esau." The LORD has spoken.

Zephaniah 1:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאָסֵ֨ף אָדָ֜ם וּבְהֵמָ֗ה אָסֵ֤ף עוֹף־ הַשָּׁמַ֙יִם֙ וּדְגֵ֣י הַיָּ֔ם וְהַמַּכְשֵׁל֖וֹת אֶת־ הָרְשָׁעִ֑ים וְהִכְרַתִּ֣י אֶת־ הָאָדָ֗ם מֵעַ֛ל פְּנֵ֥י הָאֲדָמָ֖ה נְאֻם־ יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984"I will sweep away both men and animals; I will sweep away the birds of the air and the fish of the sea. The wicked will have only heaps of rubble when I cut off man from the face of the earth," declares the LORD.
TNIV"I will sweep away both people and animals; I will sweep away the birds in the sky and the fish in the sea-- and the idols that cause the wicked to stumble." "When I destroy all people on the face of the earth," declares the LORD,
NIV2011"I will sweep away both man and beast; I will sweep away the birds in the sky and the fish in the sea-- and the idols that cause the wicked to stumble." "When I destroy all mankind on the face of the earth," declares the LORD,
Compared to NIV1984"I will sweep away both menman and animalsbeast; I will sweep away the birds ofin the airsky and the fish ofin the sea. The-- and wickedthe willidols havethat onlycause heapsthe ofwicked rubbleto whenstumble." "When I cutdestroy offall manmankind fromon the face of the earth," declares the LORD.,
Compared to TNIV"I will sweep away both peopleman and animalsbeast; I will sweep away the birds in the sky and the fish in the sea-- and the idols that cause the wicked to stumble." "When I destroy all peoplemankind on the face of the earth," declares the LORD,

Zephaniah 1:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְנָטִ֤יתִי יָדִי֙ עַל־ יְהוּדָ֔ה וְעַ֖ל כָּל־ יוֹשְׁבֵ֣י יְרוּשָׁלִָ֑ם וְהִכְרַתִּ֞י מִן־ הַמָּק֤וֹם הַזֶּה֙ אֶת־ שְׁאָ֣ר הַבַּ֔עַל אֶת־ שֵׁ֥ם הַכְּמָרִ֖ים עִם־ הַכֹּהֲנִֽים׃
NIV1984"I will stretch out my hand against Judah and against all who live in Jerusalem. I will cut off from this place every remnant of Baal, the names of the pagan and the idolatrous priests--
TNIV"I will stretch out my hand against Judah and against all who live in Jerusalem. I will destroy every remnant of Baal worship in this place, every remembrance of the idolatrous priests--
NIV2011"I will stretch out my hand against Judah and against all who live in Jerusalem. I will destroy every remnant of Baal worship in this place, the very names of the idolatrous priests--
Compared to NIV1984"I will stretch out my hand against Judah and against all who live in Jerusalem. I will cutdestroy off from this place every remnant of Baal, the namesworship ofin this place, the paganvery andnames of the idolatrous priests--
Compared to TNIV"I will stretch out my hand against Judah and against all who live in Jerusalem. I will destroy every remnant of Baal worship in this place, everythe remembrancevery names of the idolatrous priests--


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