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

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The word 'Humans' occurs 21 times more often in the NIV2011 (21 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (0 times). The word 'Humans' was removed in 0 verses, and added in 21 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Humans' 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 text14.8%
New text in NIV20112095.2%

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

Verses where Humans was added

Genesis 6:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיִּרְא֤וּ בְנֵי־ הָֽאֱלֹהִים֙ אֶת־ בְּנ֣וֹת הָֽאָדָ֔ם כִּ֥י טֹבֹ֖ת הֵ֑נָּה וַיִּקְח֤וּ לָהֶם֙ נָשִׁ֔ים מִכֹּ֖ל אֲשֶׁ֥ר בָּחָֽרוּ׃
NIV1984the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful, and they married any of them they chose.
TNIVthe sons of God saw that these daughters were beautiful, and they married any of them they chose.
NIV2011the sons of God saw that the daughters of humans were beautiful, and they married any of them they chose.
Compared to NIV1984the sons of God saw that the daughters of menhumans were beautiful, and they married any of them they chose.
Compared to TNIVthe sons of God saw that thesethe daughters of humans were beautiful, and they married any of them they chose.

Genesis 6:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיֹּ֣אמֶר יְהוָ֗ה לֹֽא־ יָד֨וֹן רוּחִ֤י בָֽאָדָם֙ לְעֹלָ֔ם בְּשַׁגַּ֖ם ה֣וּא בָשָׂ֑ר וְהָי֣וּ יָמָ֔יו מֵאָ֥ה וְעֶשְׂרִ֖ים שָׁנָֽה׃
NIV1984Then the LORD said, "My Spirit will not contend with man forever, for he is mortal; his days will be a hundred and twenty years."
TNIVThen the LORD said, "My Spirit will not contend with human beings forever, for they are mortal; their days will be a hundred and twenty years."
NIV2011Then the LORD said, "My Spirit will not contend with humans forever, for they are mortal; their days will be a hundred and twenty years."
Compared to NIV1984Then the LORD said, "My Spirit will not contend with manhumans forever, for hethey isare mortal; histheir days will be a hundred and twenty years."
Compared to TNIVThen the LORD said, "My Spirit will not contend with human beingshumans forever, for they are mortal; their days will be a hundred and twenty years."

Genesis 6:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSהַנְּפִלִ֞ים הָי֣וּ בָאָרֶץ֮ בַּיָּמִ֣ים הָהֵם֒ וְגַ֣ם אַֽחֲרֵי־ כֵ֗ן אֲשֶׁ֨ר יָבֹ֜אוּ בְּנֵ֤י הָֽאֱלֹהִים֙ אֶל־ בְּנ֣וֹת הָֽאָדָ֔ם וְיָלְד֖וּ לָהֶ֑ם הֵ֧מָּה הַגִּבֹּרִ֛ים אֲשֶׁ֥ר מֵעוֹלָ֖ם אַנְשֵׁ֥י הַשֵּֽׁם׃
NIV1984The Nephilim were on the earth in those days--and also afterward--when the sons of God went to the daughters of men and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown.
TNIVThe Nephilim were on the earth in those days--and also afterward--when the sons of God went to the daughters of the human beings and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown.
NIV2011The Nephilim were on the earth in those days--and also afterward--when the sons of God went to the daughters of humans and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown.
Compared to NIV1984The Nephilim were on the earth in those days--and also afterward--when the sons of God went to the daughters of menhumans and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown.
Compared to TNIVThe Nephilim were on the earth in those days--and also afterward--when the sons of God went to the daughters of the human beingshumans and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown.

Genesis 8:21

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיָּ֣רַח יְהוָה֮ אֶת־ רֵ֣יחַ הַנִּיחֹחַ֒ וַיֹּ֨אמֶר יְהוָ֜ה אֶל־ לִבּ֗וֹ לֹֽא־ אֹ֠סִף לְקַלֵּ֨ל ע֤וֹד אֶת־ הָֽאֲדָמָה֙ בַּעֲב֣וּר הָֽאָדָ֔ם כִּ֠י יֵ֣צֶר לֵ֧ב הָאָדָ֛ם רַ֖ע מִנְּעֻרָ֑יו וְלֹֽא־ אֹסִ֥ף ע֛וֹד לְהַכּ֥וֹת אֶת־ כָּל־ חַ֖י כַּֽאֲשֶׁ֥ר עָשִֽׂיתִי׃
NIV1984The LORD smelled the pleasing aroma and said in his heart: "Never again will I curse the ground because of man, even though every inclination of his heart is evil from childhood. And never again will I destroy all living creatures, as I have done.
TNIVThe LORD smelled the pleasing aroma and said in his heart: "Never again will I curse the ground because of human beings, even though every inclination of the human heart is evil from childhood. And never again will I destroy all living creatures, as I have done.
NIV2011The LORD smelled the pleasing aroma and said in his heart: "Never again will I curse the ground because of humans, even though every inclination of the human heart is evil from childhood. And never again will I destroy all living creatures, as I have done.
Compared to NIV1984The LORD smelled the pleasing aroma and said in his heart: "Never again will I curse the ground because of manhumans, even though every inclination of histhe human heart is evil from childhood. And never again will I destroy all living creatures, as I have done.
Compared to TNIVThe LORD smelled the pleasing aroma and said in his heart: "Never again will I curse the ground because of human beingshumans, even though every inclination of the human heart is evil from childhood. And never again will I destroy all living creatures, as I have done.

Genesis 9:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSשֹׁפֵךְ֙ דַּ֣ם הָֽאָדָ֔ם בָּֽאָדָ֖ם דָּמ֣וֹ יִשָּׁפֵ֑ךְ כִּ֚י בְּצֶ֣לֶם אֱלֹהִ֔ים עָשָׂ֖ה אֶת־ הָאָדָֽם׃
NIV1984"Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed; for in the image of God has God made man.
TNIV"Whoever sheds human blood, by human beings shall their blood be shed; for in the image of God has God made humankind.
NIV2011"Whoever sheds human blood, by humans shall their blood be shed; for in the image of God has God made mankind.
Compared to NIV1984"Whoever sheds thehuman blood of man, by manhumans shall histheir blood be shed; for in the image of God has God made manmankind.
Compared to TNIV"Whoever sheds human blood, by humanhumans beings shall their blood be shed; for in the image of God has God made humankindmankind.

Genesis 32:28

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיֹּ֥אמֶר אֵלָ֖יו מַה־ שְּׁמֶ֑ךָ וַיֹּ֖אמֶר יַעֲקֹֽב׃
NIV1984Then the man said, "Your name will no longer be Jacob, but Israel, because you have struggled with God and with men and have overcome."
TNIVThen the man said, "Your name will no longer be Jacob, but Israel, because you have struggled with God and with human beings and have overcome."
NIV2011Then the man said, "Your name will no longer be Jacob, but Israel, because you have struggled with God and with humans and have overcome."
Compared to NIV1984Then the man said, "Your name will no longer be Jacob, but Israel, because you have struggled with God and with menhumans and have overcome."
Compared to TNIVThen the man said, "Your name will no longer be Jacob, but Israel, because you have struggled with God and with human beingshumans and have overcome."

Judges 9:9

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיֹּ֤אמֶר לָהֶם֙ הַזַּ֔יִת הֶחֳדַ֙לְתִּי֙ אֶת־ דִּשְׁנִ֔י אֲשֶׁר־ בִּ֛י יְכַבְּד֥וּ אֱלֹהִ֖ים וַאֲנָשִׁ֑ים וְהָ֣לַכְתִּ֔י לָנ֖וּעַ עַל־ הָעֵצִֽים׃
NIV1984"But the olive tree answered, 'Should I give up my oil, by which both gods and men are honored, to hold sway over the trees?'
TNIV"But the olive tree answered, 'Should I give up my oil, by which both gods and human beings are honored, to hold sway over the trees?'
NIV2011"But the olive tree answered, 'Should I give up my oil, by which both gods and humans are honored, to hold sway over the trees?'
Compared to NIV1984"But the olive tree answered, 'Should I give up my oil, by which both gods and menhumans are honored, to hold sway over the trees?'
Compared to TNIV"But the olive tree answered, 'Should I give up my oil, by which both gods and human beingshumans are honored, to hold sway over the trees?'

Judges 9:13

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַתֹּ֤אמֶר לָהֶם֙ הַגֶּ֔פֶן הֶחֳדַ֙לְתִּי֙ אֶת־ תִּ֣ירוֹשִׁ֔י הַֽמְשַׂמֵּ֥חַ אֱלֹהִ֖ים וַאֲנָשִׁ֑ים וְהָ֣לַכְתִּ֔י לָנ֖וּעַ עַל־ הָעֵצִֽים׃
NIV1984"But the vine answered, 'Should I give up my wine, which cheers both gods and men, to hold sway over the trees?'
TNIV"But the vine answered, 'Should I give up my wine, which cheers both gods and human beings, to hold sway over the trees?'
NIV2011"But the vine answered, 'Should I give up my wine, which cheers both gods and humans, to hold sway over the trees?'
Compared to NIV1984"But the vine answered, 'Should I give up my wine, which cheers both gods and menhumans, to hold sway over the trees?'
Compared to TNIV"But the vine answered, 'Should I give up my wine, which cheers both gods and human beingshumans, to hold sway over the trees?'

2 Chronicles 6:18

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכִּ֚י הַֽאֻמְנָ֔ם יֵשֵׁ֧ב אֱלֹהִ֛ים אֶת־ הָאָדָ֖ם עַל־ הָאָ֑רֶץ הִ֠נֵּה שָׁמַ֜יִם וּשְׁמֵ֤י הַשָּׁמַ֙יִם֙ לֹ֣א יְכַלְכְּל֔וּךָ אַ֕ף כִּֽי־ הַבַּ֥יִת הַזֶּ֖ה3 אֲשֶׁ֥ר בָּנִֽיתִי׃
NIV1984"But will God really dwell on earth with men? The heavens, even the highest heavens, cannot contain you. How much less this temple I have built!
TNIV"But will God really dwell on earth with human beings? The heavens, even the highest heavens, cannot contain you. How much less this temple I have built!
NIV2011"But will God really dwell on earth with humans? The heavens, even the highest heavens, cannot contain you. How much less this temple I have built!
Compared to NIV1984"But will God really dwell on earth with menhumans? The heavens, even the highest heavens, cannot contain you. How much less this temple I have built!
Compared to TNIV"But will God really dwell on earth with human beingshumans? The heavens, even the highest heavens, cannot contain you. How much less this temple I have built!

Job 35:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלְאִישׁ־ כָּמ֥וֹךָ רִשְׁעֶ֑ךָ וּלְבֶן־ אָ֝דָ֗ם צִדְקָתֶֽךָ׃
NIV1984Your wickedness affects only a man like yourself, and your righteousness only the sons of men.
TNIVYour wickedness only affects human beings like yourself, and your righteousness only members of the human race.
NIV2011Your wickedness only affects humans like yourself, and your righteousness only other people.
Compared to NIV1984Your wickedness affects only aaffects manhumans like yourself, and your righteousness only theother sons of menpeople.
Compared to TNIVYour wickedness only affects humanhumans beings like yourself, and your righteousness only membersother of the human racepeople.

Psalms 78:60

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַ֭יִּטֹּשׁ מִשְׁכַּ֣ן שִׁל֑וֹ אֹ֝֗הֶל שִׁכֵּ֥ן בָּאָדָֽם׃
NIV1984He abandoned the tabernacle of Shiloh, the tent he had set up among men.
TNIVHe abandoned the tabernacle of Shiloh, the tent he had set up among mortals.
NIV2011He abandoned the tabernacle of Shiloh, the tent he had set up among humans.
Compared to NIV1984He abandoned the tabernacle of Shiloh, the tent he had set up among menhumans.
Compared to TNIVHe abandoned the tabernacle of Shiloh, the tent he had set up among mortalshumans.

Psalms 118:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSט֗וֹב לַחֲס֥וֹת בַּיהוָ֑ה מִ֝בְּטֹ֗חַ בָּאָדָֽם׃
NIV1984It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man.
TNIVIt is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in human beings.
NIV2011It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in humans.
Compared to NIV1984It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in manhumans.
Compared to TNIVIt is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in human beingshumans.

Proverbs 16:1

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלְאָדָ֥ם מַֽעַרְכֵי־ לֵ֑ב וּ֝מֵיְהוָ֗ה מַעֲנֵ֥ה לָשֽׁוֹן׃
NIV1984To man belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the reply of the tongue.
TNIVTo human beings belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the proper answer of the tongue.
NIV2011To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the proper answer of the tongue.
Compared to NIV1984To manhumans belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the replyproper answer of the tongue.
Compared to TNIVTo human beingshumans belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the proper answer of the tongue.

Proverbs 16:9

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלֵ֣ב אָ֭דָם יְחַשֵּׁ֣ב דַּרְכּ֑וֹ וַֽ֝יהוָ֗ה יָכִ֥ין צַעֲדֽוֹ׃
NIV1984In his heart a man plans his course, but the LORD determines his steps.
TNIVIn their hearts human beings plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps.
NIV2011In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps.
Compared to NIV1984In histheir hearthearts ahumans manplan planstheir his course, but the LORD determinesestablishes histheir steps.
Compared to TNIVIn their hearts human beingshumans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps.

Ecclesiastes 3:18

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאָמַ֤רְתִּֽי אֲנִי֙ בְּלִבִּ֔י עַל־ דִּבְרַת֙ בְּנֵ֣י הָאָדָ֔ם לְבָרָ֖ם הָאֱלֹהִ֑ים וְלִרְא֕וֹת שְׁהֶם־ בְּהֵמָ֥ה הֵ֖מָּה לָהֶֽם׃
NIV1984I also thought, "As for men, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals.
TNIVI also said to myself, "As for human beings, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals.
NIV2011I also said to myself, "As for humans, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals.
Compared to NIV1984I also thoughtsaid to myself, "As for menhumans, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals.
Compared to TNIVI also said to myself, "As for human beingshumans, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals.

Ecclesiastes 3:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּי֩ מִקְרֶ֨ה בְֽנֵי־ הָאָדָ֜ם וּמִקְרֶ֣ה הַבְּהֵמָ֗ה וּמִקְרֶ֤ה אֶחָד֙ לָהֶ֔ם כְּמ֥וֹת זֶה֙ כֵּ֣ן מ֣וֹת זֶ֔ה וְר֥וּחַ אֶחָ֖ד לַכֹּ֑ל וּמוֹתַ֨ר הָאָדָ֤ם מִן־ הַבְּהֵמָה֙ אָ֔יִן כִּ֥י הַכֹּ֖ל הָֽבֶל׃
NIV1984Man's fate is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits them both: As one dies, so dies the other. All have the same breath; man has no advantage over the animal. Everything is meaningless.
TNIVSurely the fate of human beings is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits them both: As one dies, so dies the other. All have the same breath; humans have no advantage over animals. Everything is meaningless.
NIV2011Surely the fate of human beings is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits them both: As one dies, so dies the other. All have the same breath; humans have no advantage over animals. Everything is meaningless.
Compared to NIV1984Man'sSurely the fate of human beings is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits them both: As one dies, so dies the other. All have the same breath; manhumans hashave no advantage over the animalanimals. Everything is meaningless.
Compared to TNIVSurely the fate of human beings is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits them both: As one dies, so dies the other. All have the same breath; humans have no advantage over animals. Everything is meaningless.

Isaiah 2:22

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSחִדְל֤וּ לָכֶם֙ מִן־ הָ֣אָדָ֔ם אֲשֶׁ֥ר נְשָׁמָ֖ה בְּאַפּ֑וֹ כִּֽי־ בַמֶּ֥ה נֶחְשָׁ֖ב הֽוּא׃
NIV1984Stop trusting in man, who has but a breath in his nostrils. Of what account is he?
TNIVStop trusting in human beings, who have but a breath in their nostrils. Why hold them in esteem?
NIV2011Stop trusting in mere humans, who have but a breath in their nostrils. Why hold them in esteem?
Compared to NIV1984Stop trusting in manmere humans, who hashave but a breath in histheir nostrils. OfWhy whathold accountthem isin heesteem?
Compared to TNIVStop trusting in humanmere beingshumans, who have but a breath in their nostrils. Why hold them in esteem?

Isaiah 7:13

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיֹּ֕אמֶר שִׁמְעוּ־ נָ֖א בֵּ֣ית דָּוִ֑ד הַמְעַ֤ט מִכֶּם֙ הַלְא֣וֹת אֲנָשִׁ֔ים כִּ֥י תַלְא֖וּ גַּ֥ם אֶת־ אֱלֹהָֽי׃
NIV1984Then Isaiah said, "Hear now, you house of David! Is it not enough to try the patience of men? Will you try the patience of my God also?
TNIVThen Isaiah said, "Hear now, you house of David! Is it not enough to try the patience of human beings? Will you try the patience of my God also?
NIV2011Then Isaiah said, "Hear now, you house of David! Is it not enough to try the patience of humans? Will you try the patience of my God also?
Compared to NIV1984Then Isaiah said, "Hear now, you house of David! Is it not enough to try the patience of menhumans? Will you try the patience of my God also?
Compared to TNIVThen Isaiah said, "Hear now, you house of David! Is it not enough to try the patience of human beingshumans? Will you try the patience of my God also?

Daniel 2:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוּמִלְּתָ֨א דִֽי־ מַלְכָּ֤ה שָׁאֵל֙ יַקִּירָ֔ה וְאָחֳרָן֙ לָ֣א אִיתַ֔י דִּ֥י יְחַוִּנַּ֖הּ קֳדָ֣ם מַלְכָּ֑א לָהֵ֣ן אֱלָהִ֔ין דִּ֚י מְדָ֣רְה֔וֹן עִם־ בִּשְׂרָ֖א לָ֥א אִיתֽוֹהִי׃
NIV1984What the king asks is too difficult. No one can reveal it to the king except the gods, and they do not live among men."
TNIVWhat the king asks is too difficult. No one can reveal it to the king except the gods, and they do not live among human beings."
NIV2011What the king asks is too difficult. No one can reveal it to the king except the gods, and they do not live among humans."
Compared to NIV1984What the king asks is too difficult. No one can reveal it to the king except the gods, and they do not live among menhumans."
Compared to TNIVWhat the king asks is too difficult. No one can reveal it to the king except the gods, and they do not live among human beingshumans."

1 Corinthians 3:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἔτι γὰρ σαρκικοί ἐστε. ὅπου γὰρ ἐν ὑμῖν ζῆλος καὶ ⸀ἔρις, οὐχὶ σαρκικοί ἐστε καὶ κατὰ ἄνθρωπον περιπατεῖτε;
SBLGNT apparatusἔρις WH Treg NIV ] + καὶ διχοστασίαι RP
NIV1984You are still worldly. For since there is jealousy and quarreling among you, are you not worldly? Are you not acting like mere men?
TNIVYou are still worldly. For since there is jealousy and quarreling among you, are you not worldly? Are you not acting like mere human beings?
NIV2011You are still worldly. For since there is jealousy and quarreling among you, are you not worldly? Are you not acting like mere humans?
Compared to NIV1984You are still worldly. For since there is jealousy and quarreling among you, are you not worldly? Are you not acting like mere menhumans?
Compared to TNIVYou are still worldly. For since there is jealousy and quarreling among you, are you not worldly? Are you not acting like mere human beingshumans?

1 Peter 2:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTΠρὸς ὃν προσερχόμενοι, λίθον ζῶντα, ὑπὸ ἀνθρώπων μὲν ἀποδεδοκιμασμένον παρὰ δὲ θεῷ ἐκλεκτὸν ἔντιμον
NIV1984As you come to him, the living Stone--rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to him--
TNIVAs you come to him, the living Stone--rejected by human beings but chosen by God and precious to him--
NIV2011As you come to him, the living Stone--rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to him--
Compared to NIV1984As you come to him, the living Stone--rejected by menhumans but chosen by God and precious to him--
Compared to TNIVAs you come to him, the living Stone--rejected by human beingshumans but chosen by God and precious to him--


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