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

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

Below you will find all the verses where 'Elemental' 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 text3100.0%

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

Verses where Elemental was added

Galatians 4:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTοὕτως καὶ ἡμεῖς, ὅτε ἦμεν νήπιοι, ὑπὸ τὰ στοιχεῖα τοῦ κόσμου ⸀ἤμεθα δεδουλωμένοι·
SBLGNT apparatusἤμεθα WH NIV] ἦμεν Treg RP
NIV1984So also, when we were children, we were in slavery under the basic principles of the world.
TNIVSo also, when we were underage, we were in slavery under the elemental spiritual forces of the world.
NIV2011So also, when we were underage, we were in slavery under the elemental spiritual forces of the world.
Compared to NIV1984So also, when we were childrenunderage, we were in slavery under the basicelemental principlesspiritual forces of the world.
Compared to TNIVSo also, when we were underage, we were in slavery under the elemental spiritual forces of the world.

Colossians 2:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTΒλέπετε μή τις ὑμᾶς ἔσται ὁ συλαγωγῶν διὰ τῆς φιλοσοφίας καὶ κενῆς ἀπάτης κατὰ τὴν παράδοσιν τῶν ἀνθρώπων, κατὰ τὰ στοιχεῖα τοῦ κόσμου καὶ οὐ κατὰ Χριστόν·
NIV1984See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the basic principles of this world rather than on Christ.
TNIVSee to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the elemental spiritual forces of this world rather than on Christ.
NIV2011See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the elemental spiritual forces of this world rather than on Christ.
Compared to NIV1984See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the basicelemental principlesspiritual forces of this world rather than on Christ.
Compared to TNIVSee to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the elemental spiritual forces of this world rather than on Christ.

Colossians 2:20

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTΕἰ ἀπεθάνετε σὺν Χριστῷ ἀπὸ τῶν στοιχείων τοῦ κόσμου, τί ὡς ζῶντες ἐν κόσμῳ δογματίζεσθε·
NIV1984Since you died with Christ to the basic principles of this world, why, as though you still belonged to it, do you submit to its rules:
TNIVSince you died with Christ to the elemental spiritual forces of this world, why, as though you still belonged to the world, do you submit to its rules:
NIV2011Since you died with Christ to the elemental spiritual forces of this world, why, as though you still belonged to the world, do you submit to its rules:
Compared to NIV1984Since you died with Christ to the basicelemental principlesspiritual forces of this world, why, as though you still belonged to itthe world, do you submit to its rules:
Compared to TNIVSince you died with Christ to the elemental spiritual forces of this world, why, as though you still belonged to the world, do you submit to its rules:


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