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

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The word 'Encouragement' occurs 1 times less often in the NIV2011 (10 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (11 times). The word 'Encouragement' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 1 verses.

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

Acts 13:15

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTμετὰ δὲ τὴν ἀνάγνωσιν τοῦ νόμου καὶ τῶν προφητῶν ἀπέστειλαν οἱ ἀρχισυνάγωγοι πρὸς αὐτοὺς λέγοντες· Ἄνδρες ἀδελφοί, εἴ ⸀τίς ἐστιν ⸂ἐν ὑμῖν λόγος⸃ παρακλήσεως πρὸς τὸν λαόν, λέγετε.
SBLGNT apparatusτίς WH Treg NIV ] – RP • ἐν ὑμῖν λόγος WH Treg NIV ] λόγος ἐν ὑμῖν RP
NIV1984After the reading from the Law and the Prophets, the synagogue rulers sent word to them, saying, "Brothers, if you have a message of encouragement for the people, please speak."
TNIVAfter the reading from the Law and the Prophets, the leaders of the synagogue sent word to them, saying, "Brothers, if you have a word of exhortation for the people, please speak."
NIV2011After the reading from the Law and the Prophets, the leaders of the synagogue sent word to them, saying, "Brothers, if you have a word of exhortation for the people, please speak."
Compared to NIV1984After the reading from the Law and the Prophets, the synagogueleaders rulersof the synagogue sent word to them, saying, "Brothers, if you have a messageword of encouragementexhortation for the people, please speak."
Compared to TNIVAfter the reading from the Law and the Prophets, the leaders of the synagogue sent word to them, saying, "Brothers, if you have a word of exhortation for the people, please speak."

1 Corinthians 14:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ δὲ προφητεύων ἀνθρώποις λαλεῖ οἰκοδομὴν καὶ παράκλησιν καὶ παραμυθίαν.
NIV1984But everyone who prophesies speaks to men for their strengthening, encouragement and comfort.
TNIVBut those who prophesy speak to people for their strengthening, encouragement and comfort.
NIV2011But the one who prophesies speaks to people for their strengthening, encouraging and comfort.
Compared to NIV1984But everyonethe one who prophesies speaks to menpeople for their strengthening, encouragementencouraging and comfort.
Compared to TNIVBut thosethe one who prophesyprophesies speakspeaks to people for their strengthening, encouragementencouraging and comfort.

Verses where Encouragement was added

Romans 12:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTεἴτε ὁ παρακαλῶν ἐν τῇ παρακλήσει, ὁ μεταδιδοὺς ἐν ἁπλότητι, ὁ προϊστάμενος ἐν σπουδῇ, ὁ ἐλεῶν ἐν ἱλαρότητι.
NIV1984if it is encouraging, let him encourage; if it is contributing to the needs of others, let him give generously; if it is leadership, let him govern diligently; if it is showing mercy, let him do it cheerfully.
TNIVif it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead, do it diligently; if it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully.
NIV2011if it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead, do it diligently; if it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully.
Compared to NIV1984if it is encouragingto encourage, letthen himgive encourageencouragement; if it is contributing to the needs of othersgiving, letthen him give generously; if it is leadershipto lead, letdo himit govern diligently; if it is showingto show mercy, let him do it cheerfully.
Compared to TNIVif it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead, do it diligently; if it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully.


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