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

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The word 'Face' occurs 6 times less often in the NIV2011 (307 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (313 times). The word 'Face' was removed in 9 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Face' 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 text1083.3%
New text in NIV2011216.7%

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

Verses where Face was removed

2 Kings 14:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאָ֣ז שָׁלַ֤ח אֲמַצְיָה֙ מַלְאָכִ֔ים אֶל־ יְהוֹאָ֨שׁ בֶּן־ יְהוֹאָחָ֧ז בֶּן־ יֵה֛וּא מֶ֥לֶךְ יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל לֵאמֹ֑ר לְכָ֖ה נִתְרָאֶ֥ה פָנִֽים׃
NIV1984Then Amaziah sent messengers to Jehoash son of Jehoahaz, the son of Jehu, king of Israel, with the challenge: "Come, meet me face to face."
TNIVThen Amaziah sent messengers to Jehoash son of Jehoahaz, the son of Jehu, king of Israel, with the challenge: "Come, meet me face to face."
NIV2011Then Amaziah sent messengers to Jehoash son of Jehoahaz, the son of Jehu, king of Israel, with the challenge: "Come, let us face each other in battle."
Compared to NIV1984Then Amaziah sent messengers to Jehoash son of Jehoahaz, the son of Jehu, king of Israel, with the challenge: "Come, meetlet meus face toeach faceother in battle."
Compared to TNIVThen Amaziah sent messengers to Jehoash son of Jehoahaz, the son of Jehu, king of Israel, with the challenge: "Come, meetlet meus face toeach faceother in battle."

2 Chronicles 25:17

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיִּוָּעַ֗ץ אֲמַצְיָ֙הוּ֙ מֶ֣לֶךְ יְהוּדָ֔ה וַ֠יִּשְׁלַח אֶל־ יוֹאָ֨שׁ בֶּן־ יְהוֹאָחָ֧ז בֶּן־ יֵה֛וּא מֶ֥לֶךְ יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל לֵאמֹ֑ר נִתְרָאֶ֥ה פָנִֽים׃
NIV1984After Amaziah king of Judah consulted his advisers, he sent this challenge to Jehoash son of Jehoahaz, the son of Jehu, king of Israel: "Come, meet me face to face."
TNIVAfter Amaziah king of Judah consulted his advisers, he sent this challenge to Jehoash son of Jehoahaz, the son of Jehu, king of Israel: "Come, meet me face to face."
NIV2011After Amaziah king of Judah consulted his advisers, he sent this challenge to Jehoash son of Jehoahaz, the son of Jehu, king of Israel: "Come, let us face each other in battle."
Compared to NIV1984After Amaziah king of Judah consulted his advisers, he sent this challenge to Jehoash son of Jehoahaz, the son of Jehu, king of Israel: "Come, meetlet meus face toeach faceother in battle."
Compared to TNIVAfter Amaziah king of Judah consulted his advisers, he sent this challenge to Jehoash son of Jehoahaz, the son of Jehu, king of Israel: "Come, meetlet meus face toeach faceother in battle."

Psalms 50:21

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאֵ֤לֶּה עָשִׂ֨יתָ ׀ וְֽהֶחֱרַ֗שְׁתִּי דִּמִּ֗יתָ הֱֽיוֹת־ אֶֽהְיֶ֥ה כָמ֑וֹךָ אוֹכִיחֲךָ֖ וְאֶֽעֶרְכָ֣ה לְעֵינֶֽיךָ׃
NIV1984These things you have done and I kept silent; you thought I was altogether like you. But I will rebuke you and accuse you to your face.
TNIVWhen you did these things and I kept silent, you thought I was exactly like you. But I now arraign you and set my accusations before you.
NIV2011When you did these things and I kept silent, you thought I was exactly like you. But I now arraign you and set my accusations before you.
Compared to NIV1984TheseWhen things you havedid donethese things and I kept silent; , you thought I was altogetherexactly like you. But I willnow rebukearraign you and accuseset youmy toaccusations yourbefore faceyou.
Compared to TNIVWhen you did these things and I kept silent, you thought I was exactly like you. But I now arraign you and set my accusations before you.

Psalms 104:15

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְיַ֤יִן ׀ יְשַׂמַּ֬ח לְֽבַב־ אֱנ֗וֹשׁ לְהַצְהִ֣יל פָּנִ֣ים מִשָּׁ֑מֶן וְ֝לֶ֗חֶם לְֽבַב־ אֱנ֥וֹשׁ יִסְעָֽד׃
NIV1984wine that gladdens the heart of man, oil to make his face shine, and bread that sustains his heart.
TNIVwine that gladdens human hearts, oil to make their faces shine, and bread that sustains their hearts.
NIV2011wine that gladdens human hearts, oil to make their faces shine, and bread that sustains their hearts.
Compared to NIV1984wine that gladdens thehuman heart of manhearts, oil to make histheir facefaces shine, and bread that sustains histheir hearthearts.
Compared to TNIVwine that gladdens human hearts, oil to make their faces shine, and bread that sustains their hearts.

Ezekiel 14:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלָכֵ֣ן דַּבֵּר־ א֠וֹתָם וְאָמַרְתָּ֨ אֲלֵיהֶ֜ם כֹּה־ אָמַ֣ר ׀ אֲדֹנָ֣י יְהוִ֗ה אִ֣ישׁ אִ֣ישׁ מִבֵּ֣ית יִשְׂרָאֵ֡ל אֲשֶׁר֩ יַעֲלֶ֨ה אֶת־ גִּלּוּלָ֜יו אֶל־ לִבּ֗וֹ וּמִכְשׁ֤וֹל עֲוֺנוֹ֙ יָשִׂים֙ נֹ֣כַח פָּנָ֔יו וּבָ֖א אֶל־ הַנָּבִ֑יא אֲנִ֣י יְהוָ֗ה נַעֲנֵ֧יתִי ל֦וֹ בְּרֹ֥ב גִּלּוּלָֽיו׃
NIV1984Therefore speak to them and tell them, 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: When any Israelite sets up idols in his heart and puts a wicked stumbling block before his face and then goes to a prophet, I the LORD will answer him myself in keeping with his great idolatry.
TNIVTherefore speak to them and tell them, 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: When any of the Israelites set up idols in their hearts and put a wicked stumbling block before their faces and then go to a prophet, I the LORD will answer them myself in keeping with their great idolatry.
NIV2011Therefore speak to them and tell them, 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: When any of the Israelites set up idols in their hearts and put a wicked stumbling block before their faces and then go to a prophet, I the LORD will answer them myself in keeping with their great idolatry.
Compared to NIV1984Therefore speak to them and tell them, 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: When any Israeliteof setsthe Israelites set up idols in histheir hearthearts and putsput a wicked stumbling block before histheir facefaces and then goesgo to a prophet, I the LORD will answer himthem myself in keeping with histheir great idolatry.
Compared to TNIVTherefore speak to them and tell them, 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: When any of the Israelites set up idols in their hearts and put a wicked stumbling block before their faces and then go to a prophet, I the LORD will answer them myself in keeping with their great idolatry.

Ezekiel 14:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּי֩ אִ֨ישׁ אִ֜ישׁ מִבֵּ֣ית יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל וּמֵהַגֵּר֮ אֲשֶׁר־ יָג֣וּר בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל֒ וְיִנָּזֵ֣ר מֵֽאַחֲרַ֗י וְיַ֤עַל גִּלּוּלָיו֙ אֶל־ לִבּ֔וֹ וּמִכְשׁ֣וֹל עֲוֺנ֔וֹ יָשִׂ֖ים נֹ֣כַח פָּנָ֑יו וּבָ֤א אֶל־ הַנָּבִיא֙ לִדְרָשׁ־ ל֣וֹ בִ֔י אֲנִ֣י יְהוָ֔ה נַֽעֲנֶה־ לּ֖וֹ בִּֽי׃
NIV1984"'When any Israelite or any alien living in Israel separates himself from me and sets up idols in his heart and puts a wicked stumbling block before his face and then goes to a prophet to inquire of me, I the LORD will answer him myself.
TNIV"'When any of the Israelites or any foreigner residing in Israel separate themselves from me and set up idols in their hearts and put a wicked stumbling block before their faces and then go to a prophet to inquire of me, I the LORD will answer them myself.
NIV2011"'When any of the Israelites or any foreigner residing in Israel separate themselves from me and set up idols in their hearts and put a wicked stumbling block before their faces and then go to a prophet to inquire of me, I the LORD will answer them myself.
Compared to NIV1984"'When any Israeliteof the Israelites or any alienforeigner livingresiding in Israel separatesseparate himselfthemselves from me and setsset up idols in histheir hearthearts and putsput a wicked stumbling block before histheir facefaces and then goesgo to a prophet to inquire of me, I the LORD will answer himthem myself.
Compared to TNIV"'When any of the Israelites or any foreigner residing in Israel separate themselves from me and set up idols in their hearts and put a wicked stumbling block before their faces and then go to a prophet to inquire of me, I the LORD will answer them myself.

Ezekiel 24:17

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהֵאָנֵ֣ק ׀ דֹּ֗ם מֵתִים֙ אֵ֣בֶל לֹֽא־ תַֽעֲשֶׂ֔ה פְאֵֽרְךָ֙ חֲב֣וֹשׁ עָלֶ֔יךָ וּנְעָלֶ֖יךָ תָּשִׂ֣ים בְּרַגְלֶ֑יךָ וְלֹ֤א תַעְטֶה֙ עַל־ שָׂפָ֔ם וְלֶ֥חֶם אֲנָשִׁ֖ים לֹ֥א תֹאכֵֽל׃
NIV1984Groan quietly; do not mourn for the dead. Keep your turban fastened and your sandals on your feet; do not cover the lower part of your face or eat the customary food of mourners."
TNIVGroan quietly; do not mourn for the dead. Keep your turban fastened and your sandals on your feet; do not cover your mustache and beard or eat the customary food of mourners."
NIV2011Groan quietly; do not mourn for the dead. Keep your turban fastened and your sandals on your feet; do not cover your mustache and beard or eat the customary food of mourners."
Compared to NIV1984Groan quietly; do not mourn for the dead. Keep your turban fastened and your sandals on your feet; do not cover theyour lowermustache partand of your facebeard or eat the customary food of mourners."
Compared to TNIVGroan quietly; do not mourn for the dead. Keep your turban fastened and your sandals on your feet; do not cover your mustache and beard or eat the customary food of mourners."

Ezekiel 24:22

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַעֲשִׂיתֶ֖ם כַּאֲשֶׁ֣ר עָשִׂ֑יתִי עַל־ שָׂפָם֙ לֹ֣א תַעְט֔וּ וְלֶ֥חֶם אֲנָשִׁ֖ים לֹ֥א תֹאכֵֽלוּ׃
NIV1984And you will do as I have done. You will not cover the lower part of your face or eat the customary food of mourners.
TNIVAnd you will do as I have done. You will not cover your mustache and beard or eat the customary food of mourners.
NIV2011And you will do as I have done. You will not cover your mustache and beard or eat the customary food of mourners.
Compared to NIV1984And you will do as I have done. You will not cover theyour lowermustache partand of your facebeard or eat the customary food of mourners.
Compared to TNIVAnd you will do as I have done. You will not cover your mustache and beard or eat the customary food of mourners.

Hebrews 10:32

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἈναμιμνῄσκεσθε δὲ τὰς πρότερον ἡμέρας, ἐν αἷς φωτισθέντες πολλὴν ἄθλησιν ὑπεμείνατε παθημάτων,
NIV1984Remember those earlier days after you had received the light, when you stood your ground in a great contest in the face of suffering.
TNIVRemember those earlier days after you had received the light, when you endured in a great conflict full of suffering.
NIV2011Remember those earlier days after you had received the light, when you endured in a great conflict full of suffering.
Compared to NIV1984Remember those earlier days after you had received the light, when you stoodendured your ground in a great contestconflict in the facefull of suffering.
Compared to TNIVRemember those earlier days after you had received the light, when you endured in a great conflict full of suffering.

Verses where Face was added

Ezekiel 7:18

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְחָגְר֣וּ שַׂקִּ֔ים וְכִסְּתָ֥ה אוֹתָ֖ם פַּלָּצ֑וּת וְאֶ֤ל כָּל־ פָּנִים֙ בּוּשָׁ֔ה וּבְכָל־ רָאשֵׁיהֶ֖ם קָרְחָֽה׃
NIV1984They will put on sackcloth and be clothed with terror. Their faces will be covered with shame and their heads will be shaved.
TNIVThey will put on sackcloth and be clothed with terror. Every face will be covered with shame, and every head will be shaved.
NIV2011They will put on sackcloth and be clothed with terror. Every face will be covered with shame, and every head will be shaved.
Compared to NIV1984They will put on sackcloth and be clothed with terror. TheirEvery facesface will be covered with shame , and theirevery headshead will be shaved.
Compared to TNIVThey will put on sackcloth and be clothed with terror. Every face will be covered with shame, and every head will be shaved.

1 Corinthians 15:31

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαθ’ ἡμέραν ἀποθνῄσκω, νὴ τὴν ὑμετέραν ⸀καύχησιν, ἣν ἔχω ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ τῷ κυρίῳ ἡμῶν.
SBLGNT apparatusκαύχησιν RP ] + ἀδελφοί WH Treg NIV
NIV1984I die every day--I mean that, brothers--just as surely as I glory over you in Christ Jesus our Lord.
TNIVI face death every day--yes, just as surely as I boast about you in Christ Jesus our Lord.
NIV2011I face death every day--yes, just as surely as I boast about you in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Compared to NIV1984I dieface death every day--I mean thatyes, brothers--just as surely as I gloryboast overabout you in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Compared to TNIVI face death every day--yes, just as surely as I boast about you in Christ Jesus our Lord.

1 Thessalonians 2:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἀλλὰ προπαθόντες καὶ ὑβρισθέντες καθὼς οἴδατε ἐν Φιλίπποις ἐπαρρησιασάμεθα ἐν τῷ θεῷ ἡμῶν λαλῆσαι πρὸς ὑμᾶς τὸ εὐαγγέλιον τοῦ θεοῦ ἐν πολλῷ ἀγῶνι.
NIV1984We had previously suffered and been insulted in Philippi, as you know, but with the help of our God we dared to tell you his gospel in spite of strong opposition.
TNIVWe had previously suffered and been treated outrageously in Philippi, as you know, but with the help of our God we dared to tell you his gospel in the face of strong opposition.
NIV2011We had previously suffered and been treated outrageously in Philippi, as you know, but with the help of our God we dared to tell you his gospel in the face of strong opposition.
Compared to NIV1984We had previously suffered and been insultedtreated outrageously in Philippi, as you know, but with the help of our God we dared to tell you his gospel in spitethe face of strong opposition.
Compared to TNIVWe had previously suffered and been treated outrageously in Philippi, as you know, but with the help of our God we dared to tell you his gospel in the face of strong opposition.


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