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

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The word 'Gallows' occurs 9 times less often in the NIV2011 (0 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (9 times). The word 'Gallows' was removed in 8 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Gallows' 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.

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Verses where Gallows was removed

Esther 2:23

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיְבֻקַּ֤שׁ הַדָּבָר֙ וַיִּמָּצֵ֔א וַיִּתָּל֥וּ שְׁנֵיהֶ֖ם עַל־ עֵ֑ץ וַיִּכָּתֵ֗ב בְּסֵ֛פֶר דִּבְרֵ֥י הַיָּמִ֖ים לִפְנֵ֥י הַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃
NIV1984And when the report was investigated and found to be true, the two officials were hanged on a gallows. All this was recorded in the book of the annals in the presence of the king.
TNIVAnd when the report was investigated and found to be true, the two officials were impaled on poles. All this was recorded in the book of the annals in the presence of the king.
NIV2011And when the report was investigated and found to be true, the two officials were impaled on poles. All this was recorded in the book of the annals in the presence of the king.
Compared to NIV1984And when the report was investigated and found to be true, the two officials were hangedimpaled on a gallowspoles. All this was recorded in the book of the annals in the presence of the king.
Compared to TNIVAnd when the report was investigated and found to be true, the two officials were impaled on poles. All this was recorded in the book of the annals in the presence of the king.

Esther 5:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַתֹּ֣אמֶר לוֹ֩ זֶ֨רֶשׁ אִשְׁתּ֜וֹ וְכָל־ אֹֽהֲבָ֗יו יַֽעֲשׂוּ־ עֵץ֮ גָּבֹ֣הַּ חֲמִשִּׁ֣ים אַמָּה֒ וּבַבֹּ֣קֶר ׀ אֱמֹ֣ר לַמֶּ֗לֶךְ וְיִתְל֤וּ אֶֽת־ מָרְדֳּכַי֙ עָלָ֔יו וּבֹֽא־ עִם־ הַמֶּ֥לֶךְ אֶלQp הַמִּשְׁתֶּ֖ה שָׂמֵ֑חַ וַיִּיטַ֧ב הַדָּבָ֛ר לִפְנֵ֥י הָמָ֖ן וַיַּ֥עַשׂ הָעֵֽץ׃
NIV1984His wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a gallows built, seventy-five feet high, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai hanged on it. Then go with the king to the dinner and be happy." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the gallows built.
TNIVHis wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a pole set up, reaching to a height of fifty cubits, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai impaled on it. Then go with the king to the banquet and enjoy yourself." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the pole set up.
NIV2011His wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a pole set up, reaching to a height of fifty cubits, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai impaled on it. Then go with the king to the banquet and enjoy yourself." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the pole set up.
Compared to NIV1984His wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a gallowspole builtset up, seventy-fivereaching feetto higha height of fifty cubits, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai hangedimpaled on it. Then go with the king to the dinnerbanquet and beenjoy happyyourself." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the gallowspole builtset up.
Compared to TNIVHis wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a pole set up, reaching to a height of fifty cubits, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai impaled on it. Then go with the king to the banquet and enjoy yourself." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the pole set up.

Esther 6:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֥אמֶר הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ מִ֣י בֶחָצֵ֑ר וְהָמָ֣ן בָּ֗א לַחֲצַ֤ר בֵּית־ הַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙ הַחִ֣יצוֹנָ֔ה לֵאמֹ֣ר לַמֶּ֔לֶךְ לִתְלוֹת֙ אֶֽת־ מָרְדֳּכַ֔י עַל־ הָעֵ֖ץ אֲשֶׁר־ הֵכִ֥ין לֽוֹ׃
NIV1984The king said, "Who is in the court?" Now Haman had just entered the outer court of the palace to speak to the king about hanging Mordecai on the gallows he had erected for him.
TNIVThe king said, "Who is in the court?" Now Haman had just entered the outer court of the palace to speak to the king about impaling Mordecai on the pole he had set up for him.
NIV2011The king said, "Who is in the court?" Now Haman had just entered the outer court of the palace to speak to the king about impaling Mordecai on the pole he had set up for him.
Compared to NIV1984The king said, "Who is in the court?" Now Haman had just entered the outer court of the palace to speak to the king about hangingimpaling Mordecai on the gallowspole he had erectedset up for him.
Compared to TNIVThe king said, "Who is in the court?" Now Haman had just entered the outer court of the palace to speak to the king about impaling Mordecai on the pole he had set up for him.

Esther 7:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֣אמֶר חַ֠רְבוֹנָה אֶחָ֨ד מִן־ הַסָּרִיסִ֜ים לִפְנֵ֣י הַמֶּ֗לֶךְ גַּ֣ם הִנֵּה־ הָעֵ֣ץ אֲשֶׁר־ עָשָׂ֪ה הָמָ֟ן לְֽמָרְדֳּכַ֞י אֲשֶׁ֧ר דִּבֶּר־ ט֣וֹב עַל־ הַמֶּ֗לֶךְ עֹמֵד֙ בְּבֵ֣ית הָמָ֔ן גָּבֹ֖הַּ חֲמִשִּׁ֣ים אַמָּ֑ה וַיֹּ֥אמֶר הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ תְּלֻ֥הוּ עָלָֽיו׃
NIV1984Then Harbona, one of the eunuchs attending the king, said, "A gallows seventy-five feet high stands by Haman's house. He had it made for Mordecai, who spoke up to help the king." The king said, "Hang him on it!"
TNIVThen Harbona, one of the eunuchs attending the king, said, "A pole reaching to a height of fifty cubits stands by Haman's house. He had it set up for Mordecai, who spoke up to help the king." The king said, "Impale him on it!"
NIV2011Then Harbona, one of the eunuchs attending the king, said, "A pole reaching to a height of fifty cubits stands by Haman's house. He had it set up for Mordecai, who spoke up to help the king." The king said, "Impale him on it!"
Compared to NIV1984Then Harbona, one of the eunuchs attending the king, said, "A gallowspole seventy-fivereaching feetto higha height of fifty cubits stands by Haman's house. He had it madeset up for Mordecai, who spoke up to help the king." The king said, "HangImpale him on it!"
Compared to TNIVThen Harbona, one of the eunuchs attending the king, said, "A pole reaching to a height of fifty cubits stands by Haman's house. He had it set up for Mordecai, who spoke up to help the king." The king said, "Impale him on it!"

Esther 7:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיִּתְלוּ֙ אֶת־ הָמָ֔ן עַל־ הָעֵ֖ץ אֲשֶׁר־ הֵכִ֣ין לְמָרְדֳּכָ֑י וַחֲמַ֥ת הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ שָׁכָֽכָה׃
NIV1984So they hanged Haman on the gallows he had prepared for Mordecai. Then the king's fury subsided.
TNIVSo they impaled Haman on the pole he had set up for Mordecai. Then the king's fury subsided.
NIV2011So they impaled Haman on the pole he had set up for Mordecai. Then the king's fury subsided.
Compared to NIV1984So they hangedimpaled Haman on the gallowspole he had preparedset up for Mordecai. Then the king's fury subsided.
Compared to TNIVSo they impaled Haman on the pole he had set up for Mordecai. Then the king's fury subsided.

Esther 8:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֨אמֶר הַמֶּ֤לֶךְ אֲחַשְׁוֵרֹשׁ֙ לְאֶסְתֵּ֣ר הַמַּלְכָּ֔ה וּֽלְמָרְדֳּכַ֖י הַיְּהוּדִ֑י הִנֵּ֨ה בֵית־ הָמָ֜ן נָתַ֣תִּי לְאֶסְתֵּ֗ר וְאֹתוֹ֙ תָּל֣וּ עַל־ הָעֵ֔ץ עַ֛ל אֲשֶׁר־ שָׁלַ֥ח יָד֖וֹ
NIV1984King Xerxes replied to Queen Esther and to Mordecai the Jew, "Because Haman attacked the Jews, I have given his estate to Esther, and they have hanged him on the gallows.
TNIVKing Xerxes replied to Queen Esther and to Mordecai the Jew, "Because Haman attacked the Jews, I have given his estate to Esther, and they have impaled him on the pole he set up.
NIV2011King Xerxes replied to Queen Esther and to Mordecai the Jew, "Because Haman attacked the Jews, I have given his estate to Esther, and they have impaled him on the pole he set up.
Compared to NIV1984King Xerxes replied to Queen Esther and to Mordecai the Jew, "Because Haman attacked the Jews, I have given his estate to Esther, and they have hangedimpaled him on the gallowspole he set up.
Compared to TNIVKing Xerxes replied to Queen Esther and to Mordecai the Jew, "Because Haman attacked the Jews, I have given his estate to Esther, and they have impaled him on the pole he set up.

Esther 9:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַתֹּ֤אמֶר אֶסְתֵּר֙ אִם־ עַל־ הַמֶּ֣לֶךְ ט֔וֹב יִנָּתֵ֣ן גַּם־ מָחָ֗ר לַיְּהוּדִים֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר בְּשׁוּשָׁ֔ן לַעֲשׂ֖וֹת כְּדָ֣ת הַיּ֑וֹם וְאֵ֛ת עֲשֶׂ֥רֶת בְּנֵֽי־ הָמָ֖ן יִתְל֥וּ עַל־ הָעֵֽץ׃
NIV1984"If it pleases the king," Esther answered, "give the Jews in Susa permission to carry out this day's edict tomorrow also, and let Haman's ten sons be hanged on gallows."
TNIV"If it pleases the king," Esther answered, "give the Jews in Susa permission to carry out this day's edict tomorrow also, and let Haman's ten sons be impaled on poles."
NIV2011"If it pleases the king," Esther answered, "give the Jews in Susa permission to carry out this day's edict tomorrow also, and let Haman's ten sons be impaled on poles."
Compared to NIV1984"If it pleases the king," Esther answered, "give the Jews in Susa permission to carry out this day's edict tomorrow also, and let Haman's ten sons be hangedimpaled on gallowspoles."
Compared to TNIV"If it pleases the king," Esther answered, "give the Jews in Susa permission to carry out this day's edict tomorrow also, and let Haman's ten sons be impaled on poles."

Esther 9:25

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוּבְבֹאָהּ֮ לִפְנֵ֣י הַמֶּלֶךְ֒ אָמַ֣ר עִם־ הַסֵּ֔פֶר יָשׁ֞וּב מַחֲשַׁבְתּ֧וֹ הָרָעָ֛ה אֲשֶׁר־ חָשַׁ֥ב עַל־ הַיְּהוּדִ֖ים עַל־ רֹאשׁ֑וֹ וְתָל֥וּ אֹת֛וֹ וְאֶת־ בָּנָ֖יו עַל־ הָעֵֽץ׃
NIV1984But when the plot came to the king's attention, he issued written orders that the evil scheme Haman had devised against the Jews should come back onto his own head, and that he and his sons should be hanged on the gallows.
TNIVBut when the plot came to the king's attention, he issued written orders that the evil scheme Haman had devised against the Jews should come back onto his own head, and that he and his sons should be impaled on poles.
NIV2011But when the plot came to the king's attention, he issued written orders that the evil scheme Haman had devised against the Jews should come back onto his own head, and that he and his sons should be impaled on poles.
Compared to NIV1984But when the plot came to the king's attention, he issued written orders that the evil scheme Haman had devised against the Jews should come back onto his own head, and that he and his sons should be hangedimpaled on the gallowspoles.
Compared to TNIVBut when the plot came to the king's attention, he issued written orders that the evil scheme Haman had devised against the Jews should come back onto his own head, and that he and his sons should be impaled on poles.


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