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

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The word 'Few' occurs 1 times more often in the NIV2011 (77 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (76 times). The word 'Few' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 2 verses.

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

Acts 17:34

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTτινὲς δὲ ἄνδρες κολληθέντες αὐτῷ ἐπίστευσαν, ἐν οἷς καὶ Διονύσιος ὁ Ἀρεοπαγίτης καὶ γυνὴ ὀνόματι Δάμαρις καὶ ἕτεροι σὺν αὐτοῖς.
NIV1984A few men became followers of Paul and believed. Among them was Dionysius, a member of the Areopagus, also a woman named Damaris, and a number of others.
TNIVSome of the people became followers of Paul and believed. Among them was Dionysius, a member of the Areopagus, also a woman named Damaris, and a number of others.
NIV2011Some of the people became followers of Paul and believed. Among them was Dionysius, a member of the Areopagus, also a woman named Damaris, and a number of others.
Compared to NIV1984ASome fewof menthe people became followers of Paul and believed. Among them was Dionysius, a member of the Areopagus, also a woman named Damaris, and a number of others.
Compared to TNIVSome of the people became followers of Paul and believed. Among them was Dionysius, a member of the Areopagus, also a woman named Damaris, and a number of others.

Verses where Few was added

Mark 12:42

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ ἐλθοῦσα μία χήρα πτωχὴ ἔβαλεν λεπτὰ δύο, ὅ ἐστιν κοδράντης.
NIV1984But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a fraction of a penny.
TNIVBut a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a fraction of a penny.
NIV2011But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a few cents.
Compared to NIV1984But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a fractionfew of a pennycents.
Compared to TNIVBut a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a fractionfew of a pennycents.

Luke 10:42

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNT⸂ὀλίγων δέ ἐστιν χρεία ἢ ἑνός⸃· ⸂Μαριὰμ γὰρ⸃ τὴν ἀγαθὴν μερίδα ἐξελέξατο ἥτις οὐκ ἀφαιρεθήσεται ⸀αὐτῆς.
SBLGNT apparatusὀλίγων δέ ἐστιν χρεία ἢ ἑνός WH ] ἑνὸς δέ ἐστιν χρεία Treg RP NIV • Μαριὰμ γὰρ WH NIV ] Μαρία δὲ Treg RP • αὐτῆς WH NIV ] ἀπ᾽ αὐτῆς Treg RP
NIV1984but only one thing is needed. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her."
TNIVbut few things are needed--or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her."
NIV2011but few things are needed--or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her."
Compared to NIV1984but onlyfew onethings thingare is needed--or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her."
Compared to TNIVbut few things are needed--or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her."


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