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

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The word 'Harsh' occurs 3 times more often in the NIV2011 (16 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (13 times). The word 'Harsh' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 4 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Harsh' 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 text466.7%
New text in NIV2011233.3%

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

Verses where Harsh was removed

Malachi 3:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSחָזְק֥וּ עָלַ֛י דִּבְרֵיכֶ֖ם אָמַ֣ר יְהוָ֑ה וַאֲמַרְתֶּ֕ם מַה־ נִּדְבַּ֖רְנוּ עָלֶֽיךָ׃
NIV1984"You have said harsh things against me," says the LORD. "Yet you ask, 'What have we said against you?'
TNIV"You have spoken arrogantly against me," says the LORD. "Yet you ask, 'What have we said against you?'
NIV2011"You have spoken arrogantly against me," says the LORD. "Yet you ask, 'What have we said against you?'
Compared to NIV1984"You have saidspoken harsh thingsarrogantly against me," says the LORD. "Yet you ask, 'What have we said against you?'
Compared to TNIV"You have spoken arrogantly against me," says the LORD. "Yet you ask, 'What have we said against you?'

Jude 1:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTποιῆσαι κρίσιν κατὰ πάντων καὶ ἐλέγξαι ⸂πάντας τοὺς ἀσεβεῖς⸃ περὶ πάντων τῶν ἔργων ἀσεβείας αὐτῶν ὧν ἠσέβησαν καὶ περὶ πάντων τῶν σκληρῶν ὧν ἐλάλησαν κατ’ αὐτοῦ ἁμαρτωλοὶ ἀσεβεῖς.
SBLGNT apparatusπάντας τοὺς ἀσεβεῖς WH Treg NIV ] + αὐτῶν RP; πᾶσαν ψυχὴν NA
NIV1984to judge everyone, and to convict all the ungodly of all the ungodly acts they have done in the ungodly way, and of all the harsh words ungodly sinners have spoken against him."
TNIVto judge everyone, and to convict all the ungodly of all the ungodly acts they have done in an ungodly way, and of all the defiant words ungodly sinners have spoken against him."
NIV2011to judge everyone, and to convict all of them of all the ungodly acts they have committed in their ungodliness, and of all the defiant words ungodly sinners have spoken against him."
Compared to NIV1984to judge everyone, and to convict all theof ungodlythem of all the ungodly acts they have donecommitted in thetheir ungodly wayungodliness, and of all the harshdefiant words ungodly sinners have spoken against him."
Compared to TNIVto judge everyone, and to convict all theof ungodlythem of all the ungodly acts they have donecommitted in antheir ungodly wayungodliness, and of all the defiant words ungodly sinners have spoken against him."

Verses where Harsh was added

Exodus 1:14

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיְמָרְר֨וּ אֶת־ חַיֵּיהֶ֜ם בַּעֲבֹדָ֣ה קָשָׁ֗ה בְּחֹ֙מֶר֙ וּבִלְבֵנִ֔ים וּבְכָל־ עֲבֹדָ֖ה בַּשָּׂדֶ֑ה אֵ֚ת כָּל־ עֲבֹ֣דָתָ֔ם אֲשֶׁר־ עָבְד֥וּ בָהֶ֖ם בְּפָֽרֶךְ׃
NIV1984They made their lives bitter with hard labor in brick and mortar and with all kinds of work in the fields; in all their hard labor the Egyptians used them ruthlessly.
TNIVThey made their lives bitter with harsh labor in brick and mortar and with all kinds of work in the fields; in all their harsh labor the Egyptians used them ruthlessly.
NIV2011They made their lives bitter with harsh labor in brick and mortar and with all kinds of work in the fields; in all their harsh labor the Egyptians worked them ruthlessly.
Compared to NIV1984They made their lives bitter with hardharsh labor in brick and mortar and with all kinds of work in the fields; in all their hardharsh labor the Egyptians usedworked them ruthlessly.
Compared to TNIVThey made their lives bitter with harsh labor in brick and mortar and with all kinds of work in the fields; in all their harsh labor the Egyptians usedworked them ruthlessly.

Exodus 6:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיְדַבֵּ֥ר מֹשֶׁ֛ה כֵּ֖ן אֶל־ בְּנֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל וְלֹ֤א שָֽׁמְעוּ֙ אֶל־ מֹשֶׁ֔ה מִקֹּ֣צֶר ר֔וּחַ וּמֵעֲבֹדָ֖ה קָשָֽׁה׃
NIV1984Moses reported this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their discouragement and cruel bondage.
TNIVMoses reported this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their discouragement and harsh labor.
NIV2011Moses reported this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their discouragement and harsh labor.
Compared to NIV1984Moses reported this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their discouragement and cruelharsh bondagelabor.
Compared to TNIVMoses reported this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their discouragement and harsh labor.

Deuteronomy 26:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיָּרֵ֧עוּ אֹתָ֛נוּ הַמִּצְרִ֖ים וַיְעַנּ֑וּנוּ וַיִּתְּנ֥וּ עָלֵ֖ינוּ עֲבֹדָ֥ה קָשָֽׁה׃
NIV1984But the Egyptians mistreated us and made us suffer, putting us to hard labor.
TNIVBut the Egyptians mistreated us and made us suffer, subjecting us to harsh labor.
NIV2011But the Egyptians mistreated us and made us suffer, subjecting us to harsh labor.
Compared to NIV1984But the Egyptians mistreated us and made us suffer, puttingsubjecting us to hardharsh labor.
Compared to TNIVBut the Egyptians mistreated us and made us suffer, subjecting us to harsh labor.

Isaiah 14:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְהָיָ֗ה בְּי֨וֹם הָנִ֤יחַ יְהוָה֙ לְךָ֔ מֵֽעָצְבְּךָ֖ וּמֵרָגְזֶ֑ךָ וּמִן־ הָעֲבֹדָ֥ה הַקָּשָׁ֖ה אֲשֶׁ֥ר עֻבַּד־ בָּֽךְ׃
NIV1984On the day the LORD gives you relief from suffering and turmoil and cruel bondage,
TNIVOn the day the LORD gives you relief from your suffering and turmoil and from the harsh labor forced on you,
NIV2011On the day the LORD gives you relief from your suffering and turmoil and from the harsh labor forced on you,
Compared to NIV1984On the day the LORD gives you relief from your suffering and turmoil and cruelfrom bondagethe harsh labor forced on you,
Compared to TNIVOn the day the LORD gives you relief from your suffering and turmoil and from the harsh labor forced on you,


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