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

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The word 'Gentle' occurs 1 times less often in the NIV2011 (17 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (18 times). The word 'Gentle' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 1 verses.

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

Zechariah 9:9

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSגִּילִ֨י מְאֹ֜ד בַּת־ צִיּ֗וֹן הָרִ֙יעִי֙ בַּ֣ת יְרוּשָׁלִַ֔ם הִנֵּ֤ה מַלְכֵּךְ֙ יָ֣בוֹא לָ֔ךְ צַדִּ֥יק וְנוֹשָׁ֖ע ה֑וּא עָנִי֙ וְרֹכֵ֣ב עַל־ חֲמ֔וֹר וְעַל־ עַ֖יִר בֶּן־ אֲתֹנֽוֹת׃
NIV1984Rejoice greatly, O Daughter of Zion! Shout, Daughter of Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and having salvation, gentle and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.
TNIVRejoice greatly, Daughter Zion! Shout, Daughter Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and having salvation, lowly and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.
NIV2011Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion! Shout, Daughter Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and victorious, lowly and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.
Compared to NIV1984Rejoice greatly, O Daughter of Zion! Shout, Daughter of Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and having salvationvictorious, gentlelowly and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.
Compared to TNIVRejoice greatly, Daughter Zion! Shout, Daughter Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and having salvationvictorious, lowly and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

1 Thessalonians 2:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTδυνάμενοι ἐν βάρει εἶναι ὡς Χριστοῦ ἀπόστολοι· ἀλλὰ ἐγενήθημεν ⸀ἤπιοι ἐν μέσῳ ὑμῶν, ὡς ⸀ἐὰν τροφὸς θάλπῃ τὰ ἑαυτῆς τέκνα·
SBLGNT apparatusἤπιοι Treg NIV RP ] νήπιοι WH NA • ἐὰν WH Treg NIV ] ἂν RP
NIV1984but we were gentle among you, like a mother caring for her little children.
TNIVInstead, we were like young children among you. Just as a nursing mother cares for her children,
NIV2011Instead, we were like young children among you. Just as a nursing mother cares for her children,
Compared to NIV1984but Instead, we were gentlelike young children among you, like. Just as a nursing mother caringcares for her little children.,
Compared to TNIVInstead, we were like young children among you. Just as a nursing mother cares for her children,

Verses where Gentle was added

Titus 3:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTμηδένα βλασφημεῖν, ἀμάχους εἶναι, ἐπιεικεῖς, πᾶσαν ἐνδεικνυμένους πραΰτητα πρὸς πάντας ἀνθρώπους.
NIV1984to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and to show true humility toward all men.
TNIVto slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone.
NIV2011to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone.
Compared to NIV1984to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to showbe truegentle humility toward all meneveryone.
Compared to TNIVto slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone.


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