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

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The word 'Fighting' occurs 2 times less often in the NIV2011 (64 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (66 times). The word 'Fighting' was removed in 4 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Fighting' 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 text116.7%
New text in NIV2011583.3%

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

Verses where Fighting was removed

Judges 20:17

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְאִ֨ישׁ יִשְׂרָאֵ֜ל הִתְפָּֽקְד֗וּ לְבַד֙ מִבִּנְיָמִ֔ן אַרְבַּ֨ע מֵא֥וֹת אֶ֛לֶף אִ֖ישׁ שֹׁ֣לֵֽף חָ֑רֶב כָּל־ זֶ֖ה אִ֥ישׁ מִלְחָמָֽה׃
NIV1984Israel, apart from Benjamin, mustered four hundred thousand swordsmen, all of them fighting men.
TNIVIsrael, apart from Benjamin, mustered four hundred thousand swordsmen, all of them fighting men.
NIV2011Israel, apart from Benjamin, mustered four hundred thousand swordsmen, all of them fit for battle.
Compared to NIV1984Israel, apart from Benjamin, mustered four hundred thousand swordsmen, all of them fightingfit menfor battle.
Compared to TNIVIsrael, apart from Benjamin, mustered four hundred thousand swordsmen, all of them fightingfit menfor battle.

1 Samuel 17:33

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס וַיֹּ֨אמֶר שָׁא֜וּל אֶל־ דָּוִ֗ד לֹ֤א תוּכַל֙ לָלֶ֙כֶת֙ אֶל־ הַפְּלִשְׁתִּ֣י הַזֶּ֔ה לְהִלָּחֵ֖ם עִמּ֑וֹ כִּֽי־ נַ֣עַר אַ֔תָּה וְה֛וּא אִ֥ישׁ מִלְחָמָ֖ה מִנְּעֻרָֽיו׃
NIV1984Saul replied, "You are not able to go out against this Philistine and fight him; you are only a boy, and he has been a fighting man from his youth."
TNIVSaul replied, "You are not able to go out against this Philistine and fight him; you are little more than a boy, and he has been a warrior from his youth."
NIV2011Saul replied, "You are not able to go out against this Philistine and fight him; you are only a young man, and he has been a warrior from his youth."
Compared to NIV1984Saul replied, "You are not able to go out against this Philistine and fight him; you are only a boyyoung man, and he has been a fighting manwarrior from his youth."
Compared to TNIVSaul replied, "You are not able to go out against this Philistine and fight him; you are littleonly more than a boyyoung man, and he has been a warrior from his youth."

1 Kings 12:21

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSרְחַבְעָם֮ יְרוּשָׁלִַם֒ וַיַּקְהֵל֩ אֶת־ כָּל־ בֵּ֨ית יְהוּדָ֜ה וְאֶת־ שֵׁ֣בֶט בִּנְיָמִ֗ן מֵאָ֨ה וּשְׁמֹנִ֥ים אֶ֛לֶף בָּח֖וּר עֹשֵׂ֣ה מִלְחָמָ֑ה לְהִלָּחֵם֙ עִם־ בֵּ֣ית יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל לְהָשִׁיב֙ אֶת־ הַמְּלוּכָ֔ה לִרְחַבְעָ֖ם בֶּן־ שְׁלֹמֹֽה׃
NIV1984When Rehoboam arrived in Jerusalem, he mustered the whole house of Judah and the tribe of Benjamin--a hundred and eighty thousand fighting men--to make war against the house of Israel and to regain the kingdom for Rehoboam son of Solomon.
TNIVWhen Rehoboam arrived in Jerusalem, he mustered the whole house of Judah and the tribe of Benjamin--a hundred and eighty thousand able young men--to make war against the house of Israel and to regain the kingdom for Rehoboam son of Solomon.
NIV2011When Rehoboam arrived in Jerusalem, he mustered all Judah and the tribe of Benjamin--a hundred and eighty thousand able young men--to go to war against Israel and to regain the kingdom for Rehoboam son of Solomon.
Compared to NIV1984When Rehoboam arrived in Jerusalem, he mustered theall whole house of Judah and the tribe of Benjamin--a hundred and eighty thousand fightingable young men--to makego to war against the house of Israel and to regain the kingdom for Rehoboam son of Solomon.
Compared to TNIVWhen Rehoboam arrived in Jerusalem, he mustered theall whole house of Judah and the tribe of Benjamin--a hundred and eighty thousand able young men--to makego to war against the house of Israel and to regain the kingdom for Rehoboam son of Solomon.

2 Chronicles 11:1

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיָּבֹ֣א רְחַבְעָם֮ יְרוּשָׁלִַם֒ וַיַּקְהֵל֩ אֶת־ בֵּ֨ית יְהוּדָ֜ה וּבִנְיָמִ֗ן מֵאָ֨ה וּשְׁמוֹנִ֥ים אֶ֛לֶף בָּח֖וּר עֹשֵׂ֣ה מִלְחָמָ֑ה לְהִלָּחֵם֙ עִם־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל לְהָשִׁ֥יב אֶת־ הַמַּמְלָכָ֖ה לִרְחַבְעָֽם׃
NIV1984When Rehoboam arrived in Jerusalem, he mustered the house of Judah and Benjamin--a hundred and eighty thousand fighting men--to make war against Israel and to regain the kingdom for Rehoboam.
TNIVWhen Rehoboam arrived in Jerusalem, he mustered the house of Judah and Benjamin--a hundred and eighty thousand able young men--to make war against Israel and to regain the kingdom for Rehoboam.
NIV2011When Rehoboam arrived in Jerusalem, he mustered Judah and Benjamin--a hundred and eighty thousand able young men--to go to war against Israel and to regain the kingdom for Rehoboam.
Compared to NIV1984When Rehoboam arrived in Jerusalem, he mustered the house of Judah and Benjamin--a hundred and eighty thousand fightingable young men--to makego to war against Israel and to regain the kingdom for Rehoboam.
Compared to TNIVWhen Rehoboam arrived in Jerusalem, he mustered the house of Judah and Benjamin--a hundred and eighty thousand able young men--to makego to war against Israel and to regain the kingdom for Rehoboam.

Verses where Fighting was added

Judges 11:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיְהִ֖י מִיָּמִ֑ים וַיִּלָּחֲמ֥וּ בְנֵֽי־ עַמּ֖וֹן עִם־ יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
NIV1984Some time later, when the Ammonites made war on Israel,
TNIVSome time later, when the Ammonites were fighting against Israel,
NIV2011Some time later, when the Ammonites were fighting against Israel,
Compared to NIV1984Some time later, when the Ammonites madewere warfighting onagainst Israel,
Compared to TNIVSome time later, when the Ammonites were fighting against Israel,

1 Chronicles 28:1

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיַּקְהֵ֣ל דָּוִ֣יד אֶת־ כָּל־ שָׂרֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֡ל שָׂרֵ֣י הַשְּׁבָטִ֣ים וְשָׂרֵ֣י הַמַּחְלְק֣וֹת הַמְשָׁרְתִ֪ים אֶת־ הַמֶּ֟לֶךְ וְשָׂרֵ֣י הָאֲלָפִ֣ים וְשָׂרֵ֣י הַמֵּא֡וֹת וְשָׂרֵ֣י כָל־ רְכוּשׁ־ וּמִקְנֶה֩ ׀ לַמֶּ֨לֶךְ וּלְבָנָ֜יו עִם־ הַסָּרִיסִ֧ים וְהַגִּבּוֹרִ֛ים וּֽלְכָל־ גִּבּ֥וֹר חָ֖יִל אֶל־ יְרוּשָׁלִָֽם׃
NIV1984David summoned all the officials of Israel to assemble at Jerusalem: the officers over the tribes, the commanders of the divisions in the service of the king, the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds, and the officials in charge of all the property and livestock belonging to the king and his sons, together with the palace officials, the mighty men and all the brave warriors.
TNIVDavid summoned all the officials of Israel to assemble at Jerusalem: the officers over the tribes, the commanders of the divisions in the service of the king, the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds, and the officials in charge of all the property and livestock belonging to the king and his sons, together with the palace officials, the mighty warriors and all the brave fighting men.
NIV2011David summoned all the officials of Israel to assemble at Jerusalem: the officers over the tribes, the commanders of the divisions in the service of the king, the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds, and the officials in charge of all the property and livestock belonging to the king and his sons, together with the palace officials, the warriors and all the brave fighting men.
Compared to NIV1984David summoned all the officials of Israel to assemble at Jerusalem: the officers over the tribes, the commanders of the divisions in the service of the king, the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds, and the officials in charge of all the property and livestock belonging to the king and his sons, together with the palace officials, the mightywarriors men and all the brave warriorsfighting men.
Compared to TNIVDavid summoned all the officials of Israel to assemble at Jerusalem: the officers over the tribes, the commanders of the divisions in the service of the king, the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds, and the officials in charge of all the property and livestock belonging to the king and his sons, together with the palace officials, the mighty warriors and all the brave fighting men.


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