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

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The word 'Happy' occurs 1 times less often in the NIV2011 (23 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (24 times). The word 'Happy' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Happy' 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 text133.3%
New text in NIV2011266.7%

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

Verses where Happy was removed

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.

Psalms 10:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאָמַ֣ר בְּ֭לִבּוֹ בַּל־ אֶמּ֑וֹט לְדֹ֥ר וָ֝דֹ֗ר אֲשֶׁ֣ר לֹֽא־ בְרָֽע׃
NIV1984He says to himself, "Nothing will shake me; I'll always be happy and never have trouble."
TNIVThey say to themselves, "Nothing will ever shake us." They swear, "No one will ever do us harm."
NIV2011He says to himself, "Nothing will ever shake me." He swears, "No one will ever do me harm."
Compared to NIV1984He says to himself, "Nothing will ever shake me; I'll." He alwaysswears, "No beone happywill andever neverdo haveme troubleharm."
Compared to TNIVTheyHe saysays to themselveshimself, "Nothing will ever shake usme." TheyHe swearswears, "No one will ever do usme harm."

Verses where Happy was added

Psalms 137:9

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאַשְׁרֵ֤י ׀ שֶׁיֹּאחֵ֓ז וְנִפֵּ֬ץ אֶֽת־ עֹ֝לָלַ֗יִךְ אֶל־ הַסָּֽלַע׃
NIV1984he who seizes your infants and dashes them against the rocks.
TNIVHappy are those who seize your infants and dash them against the rocks.
NIV2011Happy is the one who seizes your infants and dashes them against the rocks.
Compared to NIV1984heHappy is the one who seizes your infants and dashes them against the rocks.
Compared to TNIVHappy areis thosethe one who seizeseizes your infants and dashdashes them against the rocks.


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