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

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The word 'Joy' occurs the same number of times in the NIV2011 as in the NIV1984 (218 times). The word 'Joy' was removed in 4 verses, and added in 4 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Joy' 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 text562.5%
New text in NIV2011337.5%

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

Verses where Joy was removed

Proverbs 14:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSגַּם־ בִּשְׂח֥וֹק יִכְאַב־ לֵ֑ב וְאַחֲרִיתָ֖הּ3 שִׂמְחָ֣ה תוּגָֽה׃
NIV1984Even in laughter the heart may ache, and joy may end in grief.
TNIVEven in laughter the heart may ache, and rejoicing may end in grief.
NIV2011Even in laughter the heart may ache, and rejoicing may end in grief.
Compared to NIV1984Even in laughter the heart may ache, and joyrejoicing may end in grief.
Compared to TNIVEven in laughter the heart may ache, and rejoicing may end in grief.

Romans 16:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἡ γὰρ ὑμῶν ὑπακοὴ εἰς πάντας ἀφίκετο· ⸂ἐφ’ ὑμῖν οὖν χαίρω⸃, θέλω δὲ ὑμᾶς ⸀σοφοὺς εἶναι εἰς τὸ ἀγαθόν, ἀκεραίους δὲ εἰς τὸ κακόν.
SBLGNT apparatusἐφ’ ὑμῖν οὖν χαίρω WH Treg NIV ] Χαίρω οὖν τὸ ἐφ᾽ ὑμῖν RP • σοφοὺς Treg NIV ] + μὲν WH RP
NIV1984Everyone has heard about your obedience, so I am full of joy over you; but I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil.
TNIVEveryone has heard about your obedience, so I rejoice because of you; but I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil.
NIV2011Everyone has heard about your obedience, so I rejoice because of you; but I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil.
Compared to NIV1984Everyone has heard about your obedience, so I amrejoice fullbecause of joy over you; but I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil.
Compared to TNIVEveryone has heard about your obedience, so I rejoice because of you; but I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil.

Galatians 4:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNT⸀ποῦ ⸀οὖν ὁ μακαρισμὸς ὑμῶν; μαρτυρῶ γὰρ ὑμῖν ὅτι εἰ δυνατὸν τοὺς ὀφθαλμοὺς ὑμῶν ⸀ἐξορύξαντες ἐδώκατέ μοι.
SBLGNT apparatusποῦ WH Treg NIV] Τίς RP • οὖν WH Treg NIV] + ἦν RP • ἐξορύξαντες WH Treg NIV] + ἂν RP
NIV1984What has happened to all your joy? I can testify that, if you could have done so, you would have torn out your eyes and given them to me.
TNIVWhat has happened to all your joy? I can testify that, if you could have done so, you would have torn out your eyes and given them to me.
NIV2011Where, then, is your blessing of me now? I can testify that, if you could have done so, you would have torn out your eyes and given them to me.
Compared to NIV1984WhatWhere, then, is hasyour happenedblessing toof allme your joynow? I can testify that, if you could have done so, you would have torn out your eyes and given them to me.
Compared to TNIVWhatWhere, then, is hasyour happenedblessing toof allme your joynow? I can testify that, if you could have done so, you would have torn out your eyes and given them to me.

Philippians 1:26

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἵνα τὸ καύχημα ὑμῶν περισσεύῃ ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ ἐν ἐμοὶ διὰ τῆς ἐμῆς παρουσίας πάλιν πρὸς ὑμᾶς.
NIV1984so that through my being with you again your joy in Christ Jesus will overflow on account of me.
TNIVso that through my being with you again your boasting in Christ Jesus will abound on account of me.
NIV2011so that through my being with you again your boasting in Christ Jesus will abound on account of me.
Compared to NIV1984so that through my being with you again your joyboasting in Christ Jesus will overflowabound on account of me.
Compared to TNIVso that through my being with you again your boasting in Christ Jesus will abound on account of me.

Verses where Joy was added

Proverbs 15:21

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאִ֭וֶּלֶת שִׂמְחָ֣ה לַחֲסַר־ לֵ֑ב וְאִ֥ישׁ תְּ֝בוּנָ֗ה יְיַשֶּׁר־ לָֽכֶת׃
NIV1984Folly delights a man who lacks judgment, but a man of understanding keeps a straight course.
TNIVFolly brings joy to those who have no sense, but those who have understanding keep a straight course.
NIV2011Folly brings joy to one who has no sense, but whoever has understanding keeps a straight course.
Compared to NIV1984Folly delightsbrings ajoy manto one who lackshas judgmentno sense, but awhoever man ofhas understanding keeps a straight course.
Compared to TNIVFolly brings joy to thoseone who havehas no sense, but thosewhoever whohas have understanding keepkeeps a straight course.

Proverbs 29:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבְּפֶ֤שַֽׁע אִ֣ישׁ רָ֣ע מוֹקֵ֑שׁ וְ֝צַדִּ֗יק יָר֥וּן וְשָׂמֵֽחַ׃
NIV1984An evil man is snared by his own sin, but a righteous one can sing and be glad.
TNIVEvildoers are snared by their own sin, but the righteous shout for joy and are glad.
NIV2011Evildoers are snared by their own sin, but the righteous shout for joy and are glad.
Compared to NIV1984AnEvildoers evilare man is snared by histheir own sin, but athe righteous oneshout canfor singjoy and beare glad.
Compared to TNIVEvildoers are snared by their own sin, but the righteous shout for joy and are glad.

Isaiah 61:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלָשׂ֣וּם ׀ לַאֲבֵלֵ֣י צִיּ֗וֹן לָתֵת֩ לָהֶ֨ם פְּאֵ֜ר תַּ֣חַת אֵ֗פֶר שֶׁ֤מֶן שָׂשׂוֹן֙ תַּ֣חַת אֵ֔בֶל מַעֲטֵ֣ה תְהִלָּ֔ה תַּ֖חַת ר֣וּחַ כֵּהָ֑ה וְקֹרָ֤א לָהֶם֙ אֵילֵ֣י הַצֶּ֔דֶק מַטַּ֥ע יְהוָ֖ה לְהִתְפָּאֵֽר׃
NIV1984and provide for those who grieve in Zion-- to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the LORD for the display of his splendor.
TNIVand provide for those who grieve in Zion-- to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They will be called mighty oaks, a planting of the LORD for the display of his splendor.
NIV2011and provide for those who grieve in Zion-- to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the LORD for the display of his splendor.
Compared to NIV1984and provide for those who grieve in Zion-- to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladnessjoy instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the LORD for the display of his splendor.
Compared to TNIVand provide for those who grieve in Zion-- to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They will be called mighty oaks of righteousness, a planting of the LORD for the display of his splendor.

Galatians 4:27

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTγέγραπται γάρ· Εὐφράνθητι, στεῖρα ἡ οὐ τίκτουσα, ῥῆξον καὶ βόησον, ἡ οὐκ ὠδίνουσα· ὅτι πολλὰ τὰ τέκνα τῆς ἐρήμου μᾶλλον ἢ τῆς ἐχούσης τὸν ἄνδρα.
NIV1984For it is written: "Be glad, O barren woman, who bears no children; break forth and cry aloud, you who have no labor pains; because more are the children of the desolate woman than of her who has a husband."
TNIVFor it is written: "Be glad, barren woman, you who never bore a child; shout for joy and cry aloud, you who were never in labor; because more are the children of the desolate woman than of her who has a husband."
NIV2011For it is written: "Be glad, barren woman, you who never bore a child; shout for joy and cry aloud, you who were never in labor; because more are the children of the desolate woman than of her who has a husband."
Compared to NIV1984For it is written: "Be glad, O barren woman, you who bearsnever nobore childrena child; breakshout forthfor joy and cry aloud, you who havewere nonever laborin painslabor; because more are the children of the desolate woman than of her who has a husband."
Compared to TNIVFor it is written: "Be glad, barren woman, you who never bore a child; shout for joy and cry aloud, you who were never in labor; because more are the children of the desolate woman than of her who has a husband."


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