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

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The word 'Language' occurs 1 times less often in the NIV2011 (40 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (41 times). The word 'Language' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Language' 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 Language was removed

Psalms 19:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSי֣וֹם לְ֭יוֹם יַבִּ֣יעַֽ אֹ֑מֶר וְלַ֥יְלָה לְּ֝לַ֗יְלָה יְחַוֶּה־ דָּֽעַת׃
NIV1984There is no speech or language where their voice is not heard.
TNIVThey have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them.
NIV2011They have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them.
Compared to NIV1984ThereThey ishave no speech, they oruse languageno wherewords; no theirsound voice is not heard from them.
Compared to TNIVThey have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them.

Psalms 81:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּ֤י חֹ֣ק לְיִשְׂרָאֵ֣ל ה֑וּא מִ֝שְׁפָּ֗ט לֵאלֹהֵ֥י יַעֲקֹֽב׃
NIV1984He established it as a statute for Joseph when he went out against Egypt, where we heard a language we did not understand.
TNIVWhen God went out against Egypt, he established it as a statute for Joseph. I heard an unknown voice say:
NIV2011When God went out against Egypt, he established it as a statute for Joseph. I heard an unknown voice say:
Compared to NIV1984HeWhen God went out against Egypt, he established it as a statute for Joseph. I when he went out against Egypt, where we heard aan languageunknown wevoice did not understand.say:
Compared to TNIVWhen God went out against Egypt, he established it as a statute for Joseph. I heard an unknown voice say:

Verses where Language was added

Isaiah 33:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאֶת־ עַ֥ם נוֹעָ֖ז לֹ֣א תִרְאֶ֑ה עַ֣ם עִמְקֵ֤י שָׂפָה֙ מִשְּׁמ֔וֹעַ נִלְעַ֥ג לָשׁ֖וֹן אֵ֥ין בִּינָֽה׃
NIV1984You will see those arrogant people no more, those people of an obscure speech, with their strange, incomprehensible tongue.
TNIVYou will see those arrogant people no more, people whose speech is obscure, whose language is strange and incomprehensible.
NIV2011You will see those arrogant people no more, people whose speech is obscure, whose language is strange and incomprehensible.
Compared to NIV1984You will see those arrogant people no more, those people ofwhose anspeech obscureis speechobscure, withwhose theirlanguage is strange, incomprehensible tongueand incomprehensible.
Compared to TNIVYou will see those arrogant people no more, people whose speech is obscure, whose language is strange and incomprehensible.


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