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

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The word 'Fail' occurs 8 times more often in the NIV2011 (63 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (55 times). The word 'Fail' was removed in 0 verses, and added in 8 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Fail' 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 text562.5%
New text in NIV2011337.5%

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

Verses where Fail was added

Numbers 19:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכָּֽל־ הַנֹּגֵ֡עַ בְּמֵ֣ת בְּנֶפֶשׁ֩ הָאָדָ֨ם אֲשֶׁר־ יָמ֜וּת וְלֹ֣א יִתְחַטָּ֗א אֶת־ מִשְׁכַּ֤ן יְהוָה֙ טִמֵּ֔א וְנִכְרְתָ֛ה הַנֶּ֥פֶשׁ הַהִ֖וא מִיִּשְׂרָאֵ֑ל כִּי֩ מֵ֨י נִדָּ֜ה לֹא־ זֹרַ֤ק עָלָיו֙ טָמֵ֣א יִהְיֶ֔ה ע֖וֹד טֻמְאָת֥וֹ בֽוֹ׃
NIV1984Whoever touches the dead body of anyone and fails to purify himself defiles the LORD's tabernacle. That person must be cut off from Israel. Because the water of cleansing has not been sprinkled on him, he is unclean; his uncleanness remains on him.
TNIVIf they fail to purify themselves after touching a human corpse, they defile the LORD's tabernacle. They must be cut off from Israel. Because the water of cleansing has not been sprinkled on them, they are unclean; their uncleanness remains on them.
NIV2011If they fail to purify themselves after touching a human corpse, they defile the LORD's tabernacle. They must be cut off from Israel. Because the water of cleansing has not been sprinkled on them, they are unclean; their uncleanness remains on them.
Compared to NIV1984WhoeverIf touchesthey thefail deadto bodypurify ofthemselves anyoneafter andtouching failsa tohuman purifycorpse, they himselfdefile defiles the LORD's tabernacle. ThatThey person must be cut off from Israel. Because the water of cleansing has not been sprinkled on himthem, hethey isare unclean; histheir uncleanness remains on himthem.
Compared to TNIVIf they fail to purify themselves after touching a human corpse, they defile the LORD's tabernacle. They must be cut off from Israel. Because the water of cleansing has not been sprinkled on them, they are unclean; their uncleanness remains on them.

Nehemiah 9:19

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְאַתָּה֙ בְּרַחֲמֶ֣יךָ הָֽרַבִּ֔ים לֹ֥א עֲזַבְתָּ֖ם בַּמִּדְבָּ֑ר אֶת־ עַמּ֣וּד הֶ֠עָנָן לֹא־ סָ֨ר מֵעֲלֵיהֶ֤ם בְּיוֹמָם֙ לְהַנְחֹתָ֣ם בְּהַדֶּ֔רֶךְ וְאֶת־ עַמּ֨וּד הָאֵ֤שׁ בְּלַ֙יְלָה֙ לְהָאִ֣יר לָהֶ֔ם וְאֶת־ הַדֶּ֖רֶךְ אֲשֶׁ֥ר יֵֽלְכוּ־ בָֽהּ׃
NIV1984"Because of your great compassion you did not abandon them in the desert. By day the pillar of cloud did not cease to guide them on their path, nor the pillar of fire by night to shine on the way they were to take.
TNIV"Because of your great compassion you did not abandon them in the wilderness. By day the pillar of cloud did not cease to guide them on their path, nor the pillar of fire by night to shine on the way they were to take.
NIV2011"Because of your great compassion you did not abandon them in the wilderness. By day the pillar of cloud did not fail to guide them on their path, nor the pillar of fire by night to shine on the way they were to take.
Compared to NIV1984"Because of your great compassion you did not abandon them in the desertwilderness. By day the pillar of cloud did not ceasefail to guide them on their path, nor the pillar of fire by night to shine on the way they were to take.
Compared to TNIV"Because of your great compassion you did not abandon them in the wilderness. By day the pillar of cloud did not ceasefail to guide them on their path, nor the pillar of fire by night to shine on the way they were to take.

Esther 9:28

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס וְהַיָּמִ֣ים הָ֠אֵלֶּה נִזְכָּרִ֨ים וְנַעֲשִׂ֜ים בְּכָל־ דּ֣וֹר וָד֗וֹר מִשְׁפָּחָה֙ וּמִשְׁפָּחָ֔ה מְדִינָ֥ה וּמְדִינָ֖ה וְעִ֣יר וָעִ֑יר וִימֵ֞י הַפּוּרִ֣ים הָאֵ֗לֶּה לֹ֤א יַֽעַבְרוּ֙ מִתּ֣וֹךְ הַיְּהוּדִ֔ים וְזִכְרָ֖ם לֹא־ יָס֥וּף מִזַּרְעָֽם׃
NIV1984These days should be remembered and observed in every generation by every family, and in every province and in every city. And these days of Purim should never cease to be celebrated by the Jews, nor should the memory of them die out among their descendants.
TNIVThese days should be remembered and observed in every generation by every family, and in every province and in every city. And these days of Purim should never cease to be celebrated by the Jews, nor should the memory of them die out among their descendants.
NIV2011These days should be remembered and observed in every generation by every family, and in every province and in every city. And these days of Purim should never fail to be celebrated by the Jews--nor should the memory of these days die out among their descendants.
Compared to NIV1984These days should be remembered and observed in every generation by every family, and in every province and in every city. And these days of Purim should never ceasefail to be celebrated by the Jews, --nor should the memory of themthese days die out among their descendants.
Compared to TNIVThese days should be remembered and observed in every generation by every family, and in every province and in every city. And these days of Purim should never ceasefail to be celebrated by the Jews, --nor should the memory of themthese days die out among their descendants.

Psalms 36:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכִּֽי־ הֶחֱלִ֣יק אֵלָ֣יו בְּעֵינָ֑יו לִמְצֹ֖א עֲוֺנ֣וֹ לִשְׂנֹֽא׃
NIV1984The words of his mouth are wicked and deceitful; he has ceased to be wise and to do good.
TNIVThe words of their mouths are wicked and deceitful; they have ceased to be wise and to do good.
NIV2011The words of their mouths are wicked and deceitful; they fail to act wisely or do good.
Compared to NIV1984The words of histheir mouthmouths are wicked and deceitful; hethey hasfail ceased to beact wisewisely and toor do good.
Compared to TNIVThe words of their mouths are wicked and deceitful; they havefail ceased to beact wisewisely and toor do good.

Proverbs 8:36

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְֽ֭חֹטְאִי חֹמֵ֣ס נַפְשׁ֑וֹ כָּל־ מְ֝שַׂנְאַ֗י אָ֣הֲבוּ מָֽוֶת׃
NIV1984But whoever fails to find me harms himself; all who hate me love death."
TNIVBut those who fail to find me harm themselves; all who hate me love death."
NIV2011But those who fail to find me harm themselves; all who hate me love death."
Compared to NIV1984But whoeverthose failswho fail to find me harmsharm himselfthemselves; all who hate me love death."
Compared to TNIVBut those who fail to find me harm themselves; all who hate me love death."

Jeremiah 14:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוּפְרָאִים֙ עָמְד֣וּ עַל־ שְׁפָיִ֔ם שָׁאֲפ֥וּ ר֖וּחַ כַּתַּנִּ֑ים כָּל֥וּ עֵינֵיהֶ֖ם כִּי־ אֵ֥ין עֵֽשֶׂב׃
NIV1984Wild donkeys stand on the barren heights and pant like jackals; their eyesight fails for lack of pasture."
TNIVWild donkeys stand on the barren heights and pant like jackals; their eyes fail for lack of food."
NIV2011Wild donkeys stand on the barren heights and pant like jackals; their eyes fail for lack of food."
Compared to NIV1984Wild donkeys stand on the barren heights and pant like jackals; their eyesighteyes failsfail for lack of pasturefood."
Compared to TNIVWild donkeys stand on the barren heights and pant like jackals; their eyes fail for lack of food."

Luke 1:37

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὅτι οὐκ ἀδυνατήσει παρὰ ⸂τοῦ θεοῦ⸃ πᾶν ῥῆμα.
SBLGNT apparatusτοῦ θεοῦ WH Treg NIV ] τῷ θεῷ RP
NIV1984For nothing is impossible with God."
TNIVFor no word from God will ever fail."
NIV2011For no word from God will ever fail."
Compared to NIV1984For nothingno isword impossiblefrom with God will ever fail."
Compared to TNIVFor no word from God will ever fail."

Luke 12:33

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTπωλήσατε τὰ ὑπάρχοντα ὑμῶν καὶ δότε ἐλεημοσύνην· ποιήσατε ἑαυτοῖς βαλλάντια μὴ παλαιούμενα, θησαυρὸν ἀνέκλειπτον ἐν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς, ὅπου κλέπτης οὐκ ἐγγίζει οὐδὲ σὴς διαφθείρει·
NIV1984Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will not be exhausted, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys.
TNIVSell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys.
NIV2011Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys.
Compared to NIV1984Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will notnever be exhaustedfail, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys.
Compared to TNIVSell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys.


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