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

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The word 'Former' occurs 2 times more often in the NIV2011 (34 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (32 times). The word 'Former' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Former' 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 text125.0%
New text in NIV2011375.0%

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

Verses where Former was removed

Jeremiah 34:5

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס בְּשָׁל֣וֹם תָּמ֗וּת וּֽכְמִשְׂרְפ֣וֹת אֲ֠בוֹתֶיךָ הַמְּלָכִ֨ים הָרִֽאשֹׁנִ֜ים אֲשֶׁר־ הָי֣וּ לְפָנֶ֗יךָ כֵּ֚ן יִשְׂרְפוּ־ לָ֔ךְ וְה֥וֹי אָד֖וֹן יִסְפְּדוּ־ לָ֑ךְ כִּֽי־ דָבָ֥ר אֲנִֽי־ דִבַּ֖רְתִּי נְאֻם־ יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984you will die peacefully. As people made a funeral fire in honor of your fathers, the former kings who preceded you, so they will make a fire in your honor and lament, "Alas, O master!" I myself make this promise, declares the LORD.'"
TNIVyou will die peacefully. As people made a funeral fire in honor of your ancestors, the former kings who preceded you, so they will make a fire in your honor and lament, "Alas, master!" I myself make this promise, declares the LORD.'"
NIV2011you will die peacefully. As people made a funeral fire in honor of your predecessors, the kings who ruled before you, so they will make a fire in your honor and lament, "Alas, master!" I myself make this promise, declares the LORD.'"
Compared to NIV1984you will die peacefully. As people made a funeral fire in honor of your fatherspredecessors, the former kings who precededruled before you, so they will make a fire in your honor and lament, "Alas, O master!" I myself make this promise, declares the LORD.'"
Compared to TNIVyou will die peacefully. As people made a funeral fire in honor of your ancestorspredecessors, the former kings who precededruled before you, so they will make a fire in your honor and lament, "Alas, master!" I myself make this promise, declares the LORD.'"

Verses where Former was added

Job 42:12

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַֽיהוָ֗ה בֵּרַ֛ךְ אֶת־ אַחֲרִ֥ית אִיּ֖וֹב מֵרֵאשִׁת֑וֹ וַֽיְהִי־ ל֡וֹ אַרְבָּעָה֩ עָשָׂ֨ר אֶ֜לֶף צֹ֗אן וְשֵׁ֤שֶׁת אֲלָפִים֙ גְּמַלִּ֔ים וְאֶֽלֶף־ צֶ֥מֶד בָּקָ֖ר וְאֶ֥לֶף אֲתוֹנֽוֹת׃
NIV1984The LORD blessed the latter part of Job's life more than the first. He had fourteen thousand sheep, six thousand camels, a thousand yoke of oxen and a thousand donkeys.
TNIVThe LORD blessed the latter part of Job's life more than the former part. He had fourteen thousand sheep, six thousand camels, a thousand yoke of oxen and a thousand donkeys.
NIV2011The LORD blessed the latter part of Job's life more than the former part. He had fourteen thousand sheep, six thousand camels, a thousand yoke of oxen and a thousand donkeys.
Compared to NIV1984The LORD blessed the latter part of Job's life more than the firstformer part. He had fourteen thousand sheep, six thousand camels, a thousand yoke of oxen and a thousand donkeys.
Compared to TNIVThe LORD blessed the latter part of Job's life more than the former part. He had fourteen thousand sheep, six thousand camels, a thousand yoke of oxen and a thousand donkeys.

Ecclesiastes 1:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאֵ֥ין זִכְר֖וֹן לָרִאשֹׁנִ֑ים וְגַ֨ם לָאַחֲרֹנִ֜ים שֶׁיִּהְי֗וּ לֹֽא־ יִהְיֶ֤ה לָהֶם֙ זִכָּר֔וֹן עִ֥ם שֶׁיִּהְי֖וּ לָאַחֲרֹנָֽה׃
NIV1984There is no remembrance of men of old, and even those who are yet to come will not be remembered by those who follow.
TNIVThere is no remembrance of people of old, and even those who are yet to come will not be remembered by those who follow them.
NIV2011No one remembers the former generations, and even those yet to come will not be remembered by those who follow them.
Compared to NIV1984ThereNo isone noremembers remembrancethe offormer men of oldgenerations, and even those who are yet to come will not be remembered by those who follow them.
Compared to TNIVThereNo isone noremembers remembrancethe offormer people of oldgenerations, and even those who are yet to come will not be remembered by those who follow them.

Ezekiel 33:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְאַתָּ֣ה בֶן־ אָדָ֗ם אֱמֹ֤ר אֶל־ בְּנֵֽי־ עַמְּךָ֙ צִדְקַ֣ת הַצַּדִּ֗יק לֹ֤א תַצִּילֶ֙נּוּ֙ בְּי֣וֹם פִּשְׁע֔וֹ וְרִשְׁעַ֤ת הָֽרָשָׁע֙ לֹֽא־ יִכָּ֣שֶׁל בָּ֔הּ בְּי֖וֹם שׁוּב֣וֹ מֵֽרִשְׁע֑וֹ וְצַדִּ֗יק לֹ֥א יוּכַ֛ל לִֽחְי֥וֹת בָּ֖הּ בְּי֥וֹם חֲטֹאתֽוֹ׃
NIV1984"Therefore, son of man, say to your countrymen, 'The righteousness of the righteous man will not save him when he disobeys, and the wickedness of the wicked man will not cause him to fall when he turns from it. The righteous man, if he sins, will not be allowed to live because of his former righteousness.'
TNIV"Therefore, son of man, say to your people, 'If someone who is righteous disobeys, that person's former righteousness will count for nothing. And if someone who is wicked repents, that person's former wickedness will not bring condemnation. The righteous, if they sin, will not be allowed to live because of their former righteousness.'
NIV2011"Therefore, son of man, say to your people, 'If someone who is righteous disobeys, that person's former righteousness will count for nothing. And if someone who is wicked repents, that person's former wickedness will not bring condemnation. The righteous person who sins will not be allowed to live even though they were formerly righteous.'
Compared to NIV1984"Therefore, son of man, say to your countrymenpeople, 'TheIf righteousnesssomeone ofwho theis righteous mandisobeys, that willperson's notformer saverighteousness himwill whencount hefor disobeys, andnothing. And theif wickednesssomeone ofwho theis wicked manrepents, that willperson's notformer causewickedness himwill tonot fallbring when he turns from itcondemnation. The righteous man, ifperson hewho sins, will not be allowed to live becauseeven ofthough histhey formerwere righteousnessformerly righteous.'
Compared to TNIV"Therefore, son of man, say to your people, 'If someone who is righteous disobeys, that person's former righteousness will count for nothing. And if someone who is wicked repents, that person's former wickedness will not bring condemnation. The righteous, if theyperson sin, who sins will not be allowed to live becauseeven ofthough theirthey formerwere righteousnessformerly righteous.'


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