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

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The word 'Godless' occurs 3 times more often in the NIV2011 (19 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (16 times). The word 'Godless' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 4 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Godless' 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 text480.0%
New text in NIV2011120.0%

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

Verses where Godless was removed

Jude 1:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTπαρεισέδυσαν γάρ τινες ἄνθρωποι, οἱ πάλαι προγεγραμμένοι εἰς τοῦτο τὸ κρίμα, ἀσεβεῖς, τὴν τοῦ θεοῦ ἡμῶν χάριτα μετατιθέντες εἰς ἀσέλγειαν καὶ τὸν μόνον ⸀δεσπότην καὶ κύριον ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦν Χριστὸν ἀρνούμενοι.
SBLGNT apparatusδεσπότην WH Treg NIV ] + θεόν RP
NIV1984For certain men whose condemnation was written about long ago have secretly slipped in among you. They are godless men, who change the grace of our God into a license for immorality and deny Jesus Christ our only Sovereign and Lord.
TNIVFor certain individuals whose condemnation was written about long ago have secretly slipped in among you. They are ungodly people, who pervert the grace of our God into a license for immorality and deny Jesus Christ our only Sovereign and Lord.
NIV2011For certain individuals whose condemnation was written about long ago have secretly slipped in among you. They are ungodly people, who pervert the grace of our God into a license for immorality and deny Jesus Christ our only Sovereign and Lord.
Compared to NIV1984For certain menindividuals whose condemnation was written about long ago have secretly slipped in among you. They are godlessungodly menpeople, who changepervert the grace of our God into a license for immorality and deny Jesus Christ our only Sovereign and Lord.
Compared to TNIVFor certain individuals whose condemnation was written about long ago have secretly slipped in among you. They are ungodly people, who pervert the grace of our God into a license for immorality and deny Jesus Christ our only Sovereign and Lord.

Verses where Godless was added

Job 20:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאִם־ יַעֲלֶ֣ה לַשָּׁמַ֣יִם שִׂיא֑וֹ וְ֝רֹאשׁ֗וֹ לָעָ֥ב יַגִּֽיעַ׃
NIV1984Though his pride reaches to the heavens and his head touches the clouds,
TNIVThough his pride reaches to the heavens and his head touches the clouds,
NIV2011Though the pride of the godless person reaches to the heavens and his head touches the clouds,
Compared to NIV1984Though histhe pride of the godless person reaches to the heavens and his head touches the clouds,
Compared to TNIVThough histhe pride of the godless person reaches to the heavens and his head touches the clouds,

Proverbs 17:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלֹא־ נָאוָ֣ה לְנָבָ֣ל שְׂפַת־ יֶ֑תֶר אַ֝֗ף כִּֽי־ לְנָדִ֥יב שְׂפַת־ שָֽׁקֶר׃
NIV1984Arrogant lips are unsuited to a fool-- how much worse lying lips to a ruler!
TNIVEloquent lips are unsuited to a godless fool-- how much worse lying lips to a ruler!
NIV2011Eloquent lips are unsuited to a godless fool-- how much worse lying lips to a ruler!
Compared to NIV1984ArrogantEloquent lips are unsuited to a godless fool-- how much worse lying lips to a ruler!
Compared to TNIVEloquent lips are unsuited to a godless fool-- how much worse lying lips to a ruler!

Proverbs 17:21

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיֹלֵ֣ד כְּ֭סִיל לְת֣וּגָה ל֑וֹ וְלֹֽא־ יִ֝שְׂמַ֗ח אֲבִ֣י נָבָֽל׃
NIV1984To have a fool for a son brings grief; there is no joy for the father of a fool.
TNIVTo have a fool for a child brings grief; there is no joy for the parent of a godless fool.
NIV2011To have a fool for a child brings grief; there is no joy for the parent of a godless fool.
Compared to NIV1984To have a fool for a sonchild brings grief; there is no joy for the fatherparent of a godless fool.
Compared to TNIVTo have a fool for a child brings grief; there is no joy for the parent of a godless fool.

Proverbs 30:22

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSתַּֽחַת־ עֶ֭בֶד כִּ֣י יִמְל֑וֹךְ וְ֝נָבָ֗ל כִּ֣י יִֽשְׂבַּֽע־ לָֽחֶם׃
NIV1984a servant who becomes king, a fool who is full of food,
TNIVa servant who becomes king, a godless fool who gets plenty to eat,
NIV2011a servant who becomes king, a godless fool who gets plenty to eat,
Compared to NIV1984a servant who becomes king, a godless fool who isgets fullplenty ofto foodeat,
Compared to TNIVa servant who becomes king, a godless fool who gets plenty to eat,


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