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

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The word 'Devour' occurs 3 times more often in the NIV2011 (56 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (53 times). The word 'Devour' was removed in 0 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Devour' 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 Devour was added

Numbers 14:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאַ֣ךְ בַּֽיהוָה֮ אַל־ תִּמְרֹדוּ֒ וְאַתֶּ֗ם אַל־ תִּֽירְאוּ֙ אֶת־ עַ֣ם הָאָ֔רֶץ כִּ֥י לַחְמֵ֖נוּ הֵ֑ם סָ֣ר צִלָּ֧ם מֵעֲלֵיהֶ֛ם וַֽיהוָ֥ה אִתָּ֖נוּ אַל־ תִּירָאֻֽם׃
NIV1984Only do not rebel against the LORD. And do not be afraid of the people of the land, because we will swallow them up. Their protection is gone, but the LORD is with us. Do not be afraid of them."
TNIVOnly do not rebel against the LORD. And do not be afraid of the people of the land, because we will devour them. Their protection is gone, but the LORD is with us. Do not be afraid of them."
NIV2011Only do not rebel against the LORD. And do not be afraid of the people of the land, because we will devour them. Their protection is gone, but the LORD is with us. Do not be afraid of them."
Compared to NIV1984Only do not rebel against the LORD. And do not be afraid of the people of the land, because we will swallowdevour them up. Their protection is gone, but the LORD is with us. Do not be afraid of them."
Compared to TNIVOnly do not rebel against the LORD. And do not be afraid of the people of the land, because we will devour them. Their protection is gone, but the LORD is with us. Do not be afraid of them."

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.

Galatians 5:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTεἰ δὲ ἀλλήλους δάκνετε καὶ κατεσθίετε, βλέπετε μὴ ὑπ’ ἀλλήλων ἀναλωθῆτε.
NIV1984If you keep on biting and devouring each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.
TNIVIf you keep on biting and devouring each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.
NIV2011If you bite and devour each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.
Compared to NIV1984If you keepbite on biting and devouringdevour each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.
Compared to TNIVIf you keepbite on biting and devouringdevour each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.


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