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

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The word 'Gates' occurs 4 times less often in the NIV2011 (107 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (111 times). The word 'Gates' was removed in 6 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Gates' 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 text787.5%
New text in NIV2011112.5%

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

Verses where Gates was removed

Genesis 24:60

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיְבָרֲכ֤וּ אֶת־ רִבְקָה֙ וַיֹּ֣אמְרוּ לָ֔הּ אֲחֹתֵ֕נוּ אַ֥תְּ הֲיִ֖י לְאַלְפֵ֣י רְבָבָ֑ה וְיִירַ֣שׁ זַרְעֵ֔ךְ אֵ֖ת שַׁ֥עַר שֹׂנְאָֽיו׃
NIV1984And they blessed Rebekah and said to her, "Our sister, may you increase to thousands upon thousands; may your offspring possess the gates of their enemies."
TNIVAnd they blessed Rebekah and said to her, "Our sister, may you increase to thousands upon thousands; may your offspring possess the cities of their enemies."
NIV2011And they blessed Rebekah and said to her, "Our sister, may you increase to thousands upon thousands; may your offspring possess the cities of their enemies."
Compared to NIV1984And they blessed Rebekah and said to her, "Our sister, may you increase to thousands upon thousands; may your offspring possess the gatescities of their enemies."
Compared to TNIVAnd they blessed Rebekah and said to her, "Our sister, may you increase to thousands upon thousands; may your offspring possess the cities of their enemies."

Exodus 20:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְי֙וֹם֙ הַשְּׁבִיעִ֔֜י שַׁבָּ֖֣ת ׀ לַיהוָ֣ה אֱלֹהֶ֑֗יךָ לֹֽ֣א־ תַעֲשֶׂ֣֨ה כָל־ מְלָאכָ֡֜ה אַתָּ֣ה ׀ וּבִנְךָֽ֣־ וּ֠בִתֶּ֗ךָ עַבְדְּךָ֤֨ וַאֲמָֽתְךָ֜֙ וּבְהֶמְתֶּ֔֗ךָ וְגֵרְךָ֖֙ אֲשֶׁ֥֣ר בִּשְׁעָרֶֽ֔יךָ2
NIV1984but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your manservant or maidservant, nor your animals, nor the alien within your gates.
TNIVbut the seventh day is a sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns.
NIV2011but the seventh day is a sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns.
Compared to NIV1984but the seventh day is a Sabbathsabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your manservantmale or maidservantfemale servant, nor your animals, nor theany alienforeigner withinresiding in your gatestowns.
Compared to TNIVbut the seventh day is a sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns.

Deuteronomy 5:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְי֙וֹם֙ הַשְּׁבִיעִ֜֔י שַׁבָּ֖֣ת ׀ לַיהוָ֖֣ה אֱלֹהֶ֑֗יךָ לֹ֣א תַעֲשֶׂ֣ה כָל־ מְלָאכָ֡ה אַתָּ֣ה וּבִנְךָֽ־ וּבִתֶּ֣ךָ וְעַבְדְּךָֽ־ וַ֠אֲמָתֶךָ וְשׁוֹרְךָ֨ וַחֲמֹֽרְךָ֜ וְכָל־ בְּהֶמְתֶּ֗ךָ וְגֵֽרְךָ֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר בִּשְׁעָרֶ֔יךָ לְמַ֗עַן יָנ֛וּחַ עַבְדְּךָ֥ וַאֲמָתְךָ֖ כָּמֽ֑וֹךָ׃
NIV1984but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your manservant or maidservant, nor your ox, your donkey or any of your animals, nor the alien within your gates, so that your manservant and maidservant may rest, as you do.
TNIVbut the seventh day is a sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your ox, your donkey or any of your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns, so that your male and female servants may rest, as you do.
NIV2011but the seventh day is a sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your ox, your donkey or any of your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns, so that your male and female servants may rest, as you do.
Compared to NIV1984but the seventh day is a Sabbathsabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your manservantmale or maidservantfemale servant, nor your ox, your donkey or any of your animals, nor theany alienforeigner withinresiding in your gatestowns, so that your manservantmale and maidservantfemale servants may rest, as you do.
Compared to TNIVbut the seventh day is a sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your ox, your donkey or any of your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns, so that your male and female servants may rest, as you do.

2 Kings 23:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיָּבֵ֤א אֶת־ כָּל־ הַכֹּֽהֲנִים֙ מֵעָרֵ֣י יְהוּדָ֔ה וַיְטַמֵּ֣א אֶת־ הַבָּמ֗וֹת אֲשֶׁ֤ר קִטְּרוּ־ שָׁ֙מָּה֙ הַכֹּ֣הֲנִ֔ים מִגֶּ֖בַע עַד־ בְּאֵ֣ר שָׁ֑בַע וְנָתַ֞ץ אֶת־ בָּמ֣וֹת הַשְּׁעָרִ֗ים אֲשֶׁר־ פֶּ֜תַח שַׁ֤עַר יְהוֹשֻׁ֙עַ֙ שַׂר־ הָעִ֔יר אֲשֶֽׁר־ עַל־ שְׂמֹ֥אול אִ֖ישׁ בְּשַׁ֥עַר הָעִֽיר׃
NIV1984Josiah brought all the priests from the towns of Judah and desecrated the high places, from Geba to Beersheba, where the priests had burned incense. He broke down the shrines at the gates--at the entrance to the Gate of Joshua, the city governor, which is on the left of the city gate.
TNIVJosiah brought all the priests from the towns of Judah and desecrated the high places, from Geba to Beersheba, where the priests had burned incense. He broke down the gateway at the entrance of the Gate of Joshua, the city governor, which was on the left of the city gate.
NIV2011Josiah brought all the priests from the towns of Judah and desecrated the high places, from Geba to Beersheba, where the priests had burned incense. He broke down the gateway at the entrance of the Gate of Joshua, the city governor, which was on the left of the city gate.
Compared to NIV1984Josiah brought all the priests from the towns of Judah and desecrated the high places, from Geba to Beersheba, where the priests had burned incense. He broke down the shrinesgateway at the gates--at the entrance toof the Gate of Joshua, the city governor, which iswas on the left of the city gate.
Compared to TNIVJosiah brought all the priests from the towns of Judah and desecrated the high places, from Geba to Beersheba, where the priests had burned incense. He broke down the gateway at the entrance of the Gate of Joshua, the city governor, which was on the left of the city gate.

Proverbs 8:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלְיַד־ שְׁעָרִ֥ים לְפִי־ קָ֑רֶת מְב֖וֹא פְתָחִ֣ים תָּרֹֽנָּה׃
NIV1984beside the gates leading into the city, at the entrances, she cries aloud:
TNIVbeside the gate leading into the city, at the entrance, she cries aloud:
NIV2011beside the gate leading into the city, at the entrance, she cries aloud:
Compared to NIV1984beside the gatesgate leading into the city, at the entrancesentrance, she cries aloud:
Compared to TNIVbeside the gate leading into the city, at the entrance, she cries aloud:

Hosea 11:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְחָלָ֥ה חֶ֙רֶב֙ בְּעָרָ֔יו וְכִלְּתָ֥ה בַדָּ֖יו וְאָכָ֑לָה מִֽמֹּעֲצ֖וֹתֵיהֶֽם׃
NIV1984Swords will flash in their cities, will destroy the bars of their gates and put an end to their plans.
TNIVSwords will flash in their cities, will destroy the bars of their gates and put an end to their plans.
NIV2011A sword will flash in their cities; it will devour their false prophets and put an end to their plans.
Compared to NIV1984SwordsA sword will flash in their cities, ; it will destroydevour the bars of their gatesfalse prophets and put an end to their plans.
Compared to TNIVSwordsA sword will flash in their cities, ; it will destroydevour the bars of their gatesfalse prophets and put an end to their plans.

Verses where Gates was added

Joshua 6:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס וִֽירִיחוֹ֙ סֹגֶ֣רֶת וּמְסֻגֶּ֔רֶת מִפְּנֵ֖י בְּנֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל אֵ֥ין יוֹצֵ֖א וְאֵ֥ין בָּֽא׃
NIV1984Now Jericho was tightly shut up because of the Israelites. No one went out and no one came in.
TNIVNow the gates of Jericho were securely barred because of the Israelites. No one went out and no one came in.
NIV2011Now the gates of Jericho were securely barred because of the Israelites. No one went out and no one came in.
Compared to NIV1984Now Jerichothe wasgates tightlyof shutJericho upwere securely barred because of the Israelites. No one went out and no one came in.
Compared to TNIVNow the gates of Jericho were securely barred because of the Israelites. No one went out and no one came in.

Nahum 3:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהִנֵּ֨ה עַמֵּ֤ךְ נָשִׁים֙ בְּקִרְבֵּ֔ךְ לְאֹ֣יְבַ֔יִךְ פָּת֥וֹחַ נִפְתְּח֖וּ שַׁעֲרֵ֣י אַרְצֵ֑ךְ אָכְלָ֥ה אֵ֖שׁ בְּרִיחָֽיִך׃
NIV1984Look at your troops-- they are all women! The gates of your land are wide open to your enemies; fire has consumed their bars.
TNIVLook at your troops-- they are all weaklings. The gates of your land are wide open to your enemies; fire has consumed the bars of your gates.
NIV2011Look at your troops-- they are all weaklings. The gates of your land are wide open to your enemies; fire has consumed the bars of your gates.
Compared to NIV1984Look at your troops-- they are all women! weaklings. The gates of your land are wide open to your enemies; fire has consumed theirthe bars of your gates.
Compared to TNIVLook at your troops-- they are all weaklings. The gates of your land are wide open to your enemies; fire has consumed the bars of your gates.


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