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

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The word 'Effort' occurs 1 times less often in the NIV2011 (14 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (15 times). The word 'Effort' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Effort' 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 Effort was removed

John 5:44

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTπῶς δύνασθε ὑμεῖς πιστεῦσαι, δόξαν παρ’ ἀλλήλων λαμβάνοντες, καὶ τὴν δόξαν τὴν παρὰ τοῦ μόνου θεοῦ οὐ ζητεῖτε;
NIV1984How can you believe if you accept praise from one another, yet make no effort to obtain the praise that comes from the only God?
TNIVHow can you believe since you accept glory from one another but do not seek the glory that comes from the only God?
NIV2011How can you believe since you accept glory from one another but do not seek the glory that comes from the only God?
Compared to NIV1984How can you believe ifsince you accept praiseglory from one another, yet makebut nodo effortnot toseek obtain the praiseglory that comes from the only God?
Compared to TNIVHow can you believe since you accept glory from one another but do not seek the glory that comes from the only God?

Galatians 3:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTοὕτως ἀνόητοί ἐστε; ἐναρξάμενοι πνεύματι νῦν σαρκὶ ἐπιτελεῖσθε;
NIV1984Are you so foolish? After beginning with the Spirit, are you now trying to attain your goal by human effort?
TNIVAre you so foolish? After beginning with the Spirit, are you now trying to finish by human effort?
NIV2011Are you so foolish? After beginning by means of the Spirit, are you now trying to finish by means of the flesh?
Compared to NIV1984Are you so foolish? After beginning withby means of the Spirit, are you now trying to attainfinish yourby goalmeans byof humanthe effortflesh?
Compared to TNIVAre you so foolish? After beginning withby means of the Spirit, are you now trying to finish by humanmeans effortof the flesh?

Verses where Effort was added

2 Peter 1:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTδιὸ μᾶλλον, ἀδελφοί, σπουδάσατε βεβαίαν ὑμῶν τὴν κλῆσιν καὶ ἐκλογὴν ποιεῖσθαι· ταῦτα γὰρ ποιοῦντες οὐ μὴ πταίσητέ ποτε·
NIV1984Therefore, my brothers, be all the more eager to make your calling and election sure. For if you do these things, you will never fall,
TNIVTherefore, my brothers and sisters, make every effort to confirm your calling and election. For if you do these things, you will never stumble,
NIV2011Therefore, my brothers and sisters, make every effort to confirm your calling and election. For if you do these things, you will never stumble,
Compared to NIV1984Therefore, my brothers, be alland thesisters, make moreevery eagereffort to makeconfirm your calling and election sure. For if you do these things, you will never fallstumble,
Compared to TNIVTherefore, my brothers and sisters, make every effort to confirm your calling and election. For if you do these things, you will never stumble,


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