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

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The word 'Incense' occurs 1 times more often in the NIV2011 (151 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (150 times). The word 'Incense' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Incense' 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 text3100.0%

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

Verses where Incense was removed

Matthew 2:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ ἐλθόντες εἰς τὴν οἰκίαν εἶδον τὸ παιδίον μετὰ Μαρίας τῆς μητρὸς αὐτοῦ, καὶ πεσόντες προσεκύνησαν αὐτῷ, καὶ ἀνοίξαντες τοὺς θησαυροὺς αὐτῶν προσήνεγκαν αὐτῷ δῶρα, χρυσὸν καὶ λίβανον καὶ σμύρναν.
NIV1984On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold and of incense and of myrrh.
TNIVOn coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.
NIV2011On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.
Compared to NIV1984On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and of incense and of myrrh.
Compared to TNIVOn coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.

Verses where Incense was added

Exodus 30:38

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס אִ֛ישׁ אֲשֶׁר־ יַעֲשֶׂ֥ה כָמ֖וֹהָ לְהָרִ֣יחַ בָּ֑הּ וְנִכְרַ֖ת מֵעַמָּֽיו׃
NIV1984Whoever makes any like it to enjoy its fragrance must be cut off from his people."
TNIVWhoever makes incense like it to enjoy its fragrance must be cut off from their people."
NIV2011Whoever makes incense like it to enjoy its fragrance must be cut off from their people."
Compared to NIV1984Whoever makes anyincense like it to enjoy its fragrance must be cut off from histheir people."
Compared to TNIVWhoever makes incense like it to enjoy its fragrance must be cut off from their people."

Jeremiah 19:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיַ֣עַן ׀ אֲשֶׁ֣ר עֲזָבֻ֗נִי וַֽיְנַכְּר֞וּ אֶת־ הַמָּק֤וֹם הַזֶּה֙ וַיְקַטְּרוּ־ בוֹ֙ לֵאלֹהִ֣ים אֲחֵרִ֔ים אֲשֶׁ֧ר לֹֽא־ יְדָע֛וּם הֵ֥מָּה וַאֲבֽוֹתֵיהֶ֖ם וּמַלְכֵ֣י יְהוּדָ֑ה וּמָֽלְא֛וּ אֶת־ הַמָּק֥וֹם הַזֶּ֖ה דַּ֥ם נְקִיִּֽם׃
NIV1984For they have forsaken me and made this a place of foreign gods; they have burned sacrifices in it to gods that neither they nor their fathers nor the kings of Judah ever knew, and they have filled this place with the blood of the innocent.
TNIVFor they have forsaken me and made this a place of foreign gods; they have burned incense in it to gods that neither they nor their ancestors nor the kings of Judah ever knew, and they have filled this place with the blood of the innocent.
NIV2011For they have forsaken me and made this a place of foreign gods; they have burned incense in it to gods that neither they nor their ancestors nor the kings of Judah ever knew, and they have filled this place with the blood of the innocent.
Compared to NIV1984For they have forsaken me and made this a place of foreign gods; they have burned sacrificesincense in it to gods that neither they nor their fathersancestors nor the kings of Judah ever knew, and they have filled this place with the blood of the innocent.
Compared to TNIVFor they have forsaken me and made this a place of foreign gods; they have burned incense in it to gods that neither they nor their ancestors nor the kings of Judah ever knew, and they have filled this place with the blood of the innocent.


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