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

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The word 'Joyful' occurs 3 times more often in the NIV2011 (19 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (16 times). The word 'Joyful' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 4 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Joyful' 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 text240.0%
New text in NIV2011360.0%

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

Verses where Joyful was removed

1 Thessalonians 5:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTπάντοτε χαίρετε,
NIV1984Be joyful always;
TNIVRejoice always,
NIV2011Rejoice always,
Compared to NIV1984BeRejoice joyful always;,
Compared to TNIVRejoice always,

Verses where Joyful was added

Proverbs 23:25

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיִֽשְׂמַח־ אָבִ֥יךָ וְאִמֶּ֑ךָ וְ֝תָגֵ֗ל יֽוֹלַדְתֶּֽךָ׃
NIV1984May your father and mother be glad; may she who gave you birth rejoice!
TNIVMay your father and mother rejoice; may she who gave you birth be joyful!
NIV2011May your father and mother rejoice; may she who gave you birth be joyful!
Compared to NIV1984May your father and mother be gladrejoice; may she who gave you birth rejoicebe joyful!
Compared to TNIVMay your father and mother rejoice; may she who gave you birth be joyful!

Isaiah 24:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSשָׁבַת֙ מְשׂ֣וֹשׂ תֻּפִּ֔ים חָדַ֖ל שְׁא֣וֹן עַלִּיזִ֑ים שָׁבַ֖ת מְשׂ֥וֹשׂ כִּנּֽוֹר׃
NIV1984The gaiety of the tambourines is stilled, the noise of the revelers has stopped, the joyful harp is silent.
TNIVThe gaiety of the timbrels is stilled, the noise of the revelers has stopped, the joyful harp is silent.
NIV2011The joyful timbrels are stilled, the noise of the revelers has stopped, the joyful harp is silent.
Compared to NIV1984The gaietyjoyful oftimbrels the tambourines isare stilled, the noise of the revelers has stopped, the joyful harp is silent.
Compared to TNIVThe gaietyjoyful of the timbrels isare stilled, the noise of the revelers has stopped, the joyful harp is silent.

Isaiah 24:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSצְוָחָ֥ה עַל־ הַיַּ֖יִן בַּֽחוּצ֑וֹת עָֽרְבָה֙ כָּל־ שִׂמְחָ֔ה גָּלָ֖ה מְשׂ֥וֹשׂ הָאָֽרֶץ׃
NIV1984In the streets they cry out for wine; all joy turns to gloom, all gaiety is banished from the earth.
TNIVIn the streets they cry out for wine; all joy turns to gloom, all gaiety is banished from the earth.
NIV2011In the streets they cry out for wine; all joy turns to gloom, all joyful sounds are banished from the earth.
Compared to NIV1984In the streets they cry out for wine; all joy turns to gloom, all gaietyjoyful issounds are banished from the earth.
Compared to TNIVIn the streets they cry out for wine; all joy turns to gloom, all gaietyjoyful issounds are banished from the earth.

Colossians 1:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTεὐχαριστοῦντες τῷ πατρὶ τῷ ἱκανώσαντι ⸀ὑμᾶς εἰς τὴν μερίδα τοῦ κλήρου τῶν ἁγίων ἐν τῷ φωτί,
SBLGNT apparatusὑμᾶς WH NIV ] ἡμᾶς Treg RP
NIV1984giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of the saints in the kingdom of light.
TNIVand giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of his people in the kingdom of light.
NIV2011and giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of his holy people in the kingdom of light.
Compared to NIV1984and giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of thehis saintsholy people in the kingdom of light.
Compared to TNIVand giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of his holy people in the kingdom of light.


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