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

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The word 'Levites' occurs 2 times less often in the NIV2011 (280 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (282 times). The word 'Levites' was removed in 12 verses, and added in 10 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Levites' 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 text2090.9%
New text in NIV201129.1%

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

Verses where Levites was removed

Deuteronomy 17:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוּבָאתָ֗ אֶל־ הַכֹּהֲנִים֙ הַלְוִיִּ֔ם וְאֶל־ הַשֹּׁפֵ֔ט אֲשֶׁ֥ר יִהְיֶ֖ה בַּיָּמִ֣ים הָהֵ֑ם וְדָרַשְׁתָּ֙ וְהִגִּ֣ידוּ לְךָ֔ אֵ֖ת דְּבַ֥ר הַמִּשְׁפָּֽט׃
NIV1984Go to the priests, who are Levites, and to the judge who is in office at that time. Inquire of them and they will give you the verdict.
TNIVGo to the Levitical priests and to the judge who is in office at that time. Inquire of them and they will give you the verdict.
NIV2011Go to the Levitical priests and to the judge who is in office at that time. Inquire of them and they will give you the verdict.
Compared to NIV1984Go to the Levitical priests, who are Levites, and to the judge who is in office at that time. Inquire of them and they will give you the verdict.
Compared to TNIVGo to the Levitical priests and to the judge who is in office at that time. Inquire of them and they will give you the verdict.

Deuteronomy 17:18

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְהָיָ֣ה כְשִׁבְתּ֔וֹ עַ֖ל כִּסֵּ֣א מַמְלַכְתּ֑וֹ וְכָ֨תַב ל֜וֹ אֶת־ מִשְׁנֵ֨ה הַתּוֹרָ֤ה הַזֹּאת֙ עַל־ סֵ֔פֶר מִלִּפְנֵ֥י הַכֹּהֲנִ֖ים הַלְוִיִּֽם׃
NIV1984When he takes the throne of his kingdom, he is to write for himself on a scroll a copy of this law, taken from that of the priests, who are Levites.
TNIVWhen he takes the throne of his kingdom, he is to write for himself on a scroll a copy of this law, taken from that of the Levitical priests.
NIV2011When he takes the throne of his kingdom, he is to write for himself on a scroll a copy of this law, taken from that of the Levitical priests.
Compared to NIV1984When he takes the throne of his kingdom, he is to write for himself on a scroll a copy of this law, taken from that of the priests, whoLevitical are Levitespriests.
Compared to TNIVWhen he takes the throne of his kingdom, he is to write for himself on a scroll a copy of this law, taken from that of the Levitical priests.

Deuteronomy 18:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלֹֽא־ יִ֠הְיֶה לַכֹּהֲנִ֨ים הַלְוִיִּ֜ם כָּל־ שֵׁ֧בֶט לֵוִ֛י חֵ֥לֶק וְנַחֲלָ֖ה עִם־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל אִשֵּׁ֧י יְהוָ֛ה וְנַחֲלָת֖וֹ יֹאכֵלֽוּן׃
NIV1984The priests, who are Levites--indeed the whole tribe of Levi--are to have no allotment or inheritance with Israel. They shall live on the offerings made to the LORD by fire, for that is their inheritance.
TNIVThe Levitical priests--indeed, the whole tribe of Levi--are to have no allotment or inheritance with Israel. They shall live on the food offerings presented to the LORD, for that is their inheritance.
NIV2011The Levitical priests--indeed, the whole tribe of Levi--are to have no allotment or inheritance with Israel. They shall live on the food offerings presented to the LORD, for that is their inheritance.
Compared to NIV1984The priests, whoLevitical are Levitespriests--indeed , the whole tribe of Levi--are to have no allotment or inheritance with Israel. They shall live on the food offerings madepresented to the LORD by fire, for that is their inheritance.
Compared to TNIVThe Levitical priests--indeed, the whole tribe of Levi--are to have no allotment or inheritance with Israel. They shall live on the food offerings presented to the LORD, for that is their inheritance.

Deuteronomy 24:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס הִשָּׁ֧מֶר בְּנֶֽגַע־ הַצָּרַ֛עַת לִשְׁמֹ֥ר מְאֹ֖ד וְלַעֲשׂ֑וֹת כְּכֹל֩ אֲשֶׁר־ יוֹר֨וּ אֶתְכֶ֜ם הַכֹּהֲנִ֧ים הַלְוִיִּ֛ם כַּאֲשֶׁ֥ר צִוִּיתִ֖ם תִּשְׁמְר֥וּ לַעֲשֽׂוֹת׃
NIV1984In cases of leprous diseases be very careful to do exactly as the priests, who are Levites, instruct you. You must follow carefully what I have commanded them.
TNIVIn cases of defiling skin diseases, be very careful to do exactly as the Levitical priests instruct you. You must follow carefully what I have commanded them.
NIV2011In cases of defiling skin diseases, be very careful to do exactly as the Levitical priests instruct you. You must follow carefully what I have commanded them.
Compared to NIV1984In cases of leprousdefiling diseasesskin diseases, be very careful to do exactly as the Levitical priests, who are Levites, instruct you. You must follow carefully what I have commanded them.
Compared to TNIVIn cases of defiling skin diseases, be very careful to do exactly as the Levitical priests instruct you. You must follow carefully what I have commanded them.

Deuteronomy 27:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיְדַבֵּ֤ר מֹשֶׁה֙ וְהַכֹּהֲנִ֣ים הַלְוִיִּ֔ם אֶ֥ל כָּל־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל לֵאמֹ֑ר הַסְכֵּ֤ת ׀ וּשְׁמַע֙ יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל הַיּ֤וֹם הַזֶּה֙ נִהְיֵ֣יתָֽ לְעָ֔ם לַיהוָ֖ה אֱלֹהֶֽיךָ׃
NIV1984Then Moses and the priests, who are Levites, said to all Israel, "Be silent, O Israel, and listen! You have now become the people of the LORD your God.
TNIVThen Moses and the Levitical priests said to all Israel, "Be silent, Israel, and listen! You have now become the people of the LORD your God.
NIV2011Then Moses and the Levitical priests said to all Israel, "Be silent, Israel, and listen! You have now become the people of the LORD your God.
Compared to NIV1984Then Moses and the Levitical priests, who are Levites, said to all Israel, "Be silent, O Israel, and listen! You have now become the people of the LORD your God.
Compared to TNIVThen Moses and the Levitical priests said to all Israel, "Be silent, Israel, and listen! You have now become the people of the LORD your God.

Joshua 3:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיְצַוּוּ֮ אֶת־ הָעָ֣ם לֵאמֹר֒ כִּרְאֽוֹתְכֶ֗ם אֵ֣ת אֲר֤וֹן בְּרִית־ יְהוָה֙ אֱלֹ֣הֵיכֶ֔ם וְהַכֹּֽהֲנִים֙ הַלְוִיִּ֔ם נֹשְׂאִ֖ים אֹת֑וֹ וְאַתֶּ֗ם תִּסְעוּ֙ מִמְּק֣וֹמְכֶ֔ם וַהֲלַכְתֶּ֖ם אַחֲרָֽיו׃
NIV1984giving orders to the people: "When you see the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, and the priests, who are Levites, carrying it, you are to move out from your positions and follow it.
TNIVgiving orders to the people: "When you see the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, and the Levitical priests carrying it, you are to move out from your positions and follow it.
NIV2011giving orders to the people: "When you see the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, and the Levitical priests carrying it, you are to move out from your positions and follow it.
Compared to NIV1984giving orders to the people: "When you see the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, and the Levitical priests, who are Levites, carrying it, you are to move out from your positions and follow it.
Compared to TNIVgiving orders to the people: "When you see the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, and the Levitical priests carrying it, you are to move out from your positions and follow it.

Joshua 8:33

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְכָל־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֡ל וּזְקֵנָ֡יו וְשֹׁטְרִ֣ים ׀ וְשֹׁפְטָ֡יו עֹמְדִ֣ים מִזֶּ֣ה ׀ וּמִזֶּ֣ה ׀ לָאָר֡וֹן נֶגֶד֩ הַכֹּהֲנִ֨ים הַלְוִיִּ֜ם נֹשְׂאֵ֣י ׀ אֲר֣וֹן בְּרִית־ יְהוָ֗ה כַּגֵּר֙ כָּֽאֶזְרָ֔ח חֶצְיוֹ֙ אֶל־ מ֣וּל הַר־ גְּרִזִ֔ים וְהַֽחֶצְי֖וֹ אֶל־ מ֣וּל הַר־ עֵיבָ֑ל כַּאֲשֶׁ֨ר צִוָּ֜ה מֹשֶׁ֣ה עֶֽבֶד־ יְהוָ֗ה לְבָרֵ֛ךְ אֶת־ הָעָ֥ם יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל בָּרִאשֹׁנָֽה׃
NIV1984All Israel, aliens and citizens alike, with their elders, officials and judges, were standing on both sides of the ark of the covenant of the LORD, facing those who carried it--the priests, who were Levites. Half of the people stood in front of Mount Gerizim and half of them in front of Mount Ebal, as Moses the servant of the LORD had formerly commanded when he gave instructions to bless the people of Israel.
TNIVAll the Israelites, with their elders, officials and judges, were standing on both sides of the ark of the covenant of the LORD, facing the Levitical priests who carried it. Both the foreigners living among them and the native-born were there. Half of the people stood in front of Mount Gerizim and half of them in front of Mount Ebal, as Moses the servant of the LORD had formerly commanded when he gave instructions to bless the people of Israel.
NIV2011All the Israelites, with their elders, officials and judges, were standing on both sides of the ark of the covenant of the LORD, facing the Levitical priests who carried it. Both the foreigners living among them and the native-born were there. Half of the people stood in front of Mount Gerizim and half of them in front of Mount Ebal, as Moses the servant of the LORD had formerly commanded when he gave instructions to bless the people of Israel.
Compared to NIV1984All Israel, aliensthe and citizens alikeIsraelites, with their elders, officials and judges, were standing on both sides of the ark of the covenant of the LORD, facing thosethe Levitical priests who carried it--. Both the priests, whoforeigners living among them and the native-born were Levitesthere. Half of the people stood in front of Mount Gerizim and half of them in front of Mount Ebal, as Moses the servant of the LORD had formerly commanded when he gave instructions to bless the people of Israel.
Compared to TNIVAll the Israelites, with their elders, officials and judges, were standing on both sides of the ark of the covenant of the LORD, facing the Levitical priests who carried it. Both the foreigners living among them and the native-born were there. Half of the people stood in front of Mount Gerizim and half of them in front of Mount Ebal, as Moses the servant of the LORD had formerly commanded when he gave instructions to bless the people of Israel.

2 Chronicles 5:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיַּעֲל֤וּ אֶת־ הָאָרוֹן֙ וְאֶת־ אֹ֣הֶל מוֹעֵ֔ד וְאֶת־ כָּל־ כְּלֵ֥י הַקֹּ֖דֶשׁ אֲשֶׁ֣ר בָּאֹ֑הֶל הֶעֱל֣וּ אֹתָ֔ם הַכֹּהֲנִ֖ים הַלְוִיִּֽם׃
NIV1984and they brought up the ark and the Tent of Meeting and all the sacred furnishings in it. The priests, who were Levites, carried them up;
TNIVand they brought up the ark and the tent of meeting and all the sacred furnishings in it. The Levitical priests carried them up;
NIV2011and they brought up the ark and the tent of meeting and all the sacred furnishings in it. The Levitical priests carried them up;
Compared to NIV1984and they brought up the ark and the Tenttent of Meetingmeeting and all the sacred furnishings in it. The Levitical priests, who were Levites, carried them up;
Compared to TNIVand they brought up the ark and the tent of meeting and all the sacred furnishings in it. The Levitical priests carried them up;

2 Chronicles 23:18

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיָּשֶׂם֩ יְהוֹיָדָ֨ע פְּקֻדֹּ֜ת בֵּ֣ית יְהוָ֗ה בְּיַ֨ד הַכֹּהֲנִ֣ים הַלְוִיִּם֮ אֲשֶׁ֣ר חָלַ֣ק דָּוִיד֮ עַל־ בֵּ֣ית יְהוָה֒ לְֽהַעֲל֞וֹת עֹל֣וֹת יְהוָ֗ה כַּכָּת֛וּב בְּתוֹרַ֥ת מֹשֶׁ֖ה בְּשִׂמְחָ֣ה וּבְשִׁ֑יר עַ֖ל יְדֵ֥י דָוִֽיד׃
NIV1984Then Jehoiada placed the oversight of the temple of the LORD in the hands of the priests, who were Levites, to whom David had made assignments in the temple, to present the burnt offerings of the LORD as written in the Law of Moses, with rejoicing and singing, as David had ordered.
TNIVThen Jehoiada placed the oversight of the temple of the LORD in the hands of the Levitical priests, to whom David had made assignments in the temple, to present the burnt offerings of the LORD as written in the Law of Moses, with rejoicing and singing, as David had ordered.
NIV2011Then Jehoiada placed the oversight of the temple of the LORD in the hands of the Levitical priests, to whom David had made assignments in the temple, to present the burnt offerings of the LORD as written in the Law of Moses, with rejoicing and singing, as David had ordered.
Compared to NIV1984Then Jehoiada placed the oversight of the temple of the LORD in the hands of the priests, whoLevitical were Levitespriests, to whom David had made assignments in the temple, to present the burnt offerings of the LORD as written in the Law of Moses, with rejoicing and singing, as David had ordered.
Compared to TNIVThen Jehoiada placed the oversight of the temple of the LORD in the hands of the Levitical priests, to whom David had made assignments in the temple, to present the burnt offerings of the LORD as written in the Law of Moses, with rejoicing and singing, as David had ordered.

Jeremiah 33:18

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס וְלַכֹּהֲנִים֙ הַלְוִיִּ֔ם לֹֽא־ יִכָּרֵ֥ת אִ֖ישׁ מִלְּפָנָ֑י מַעֲלֶ֨ה עוֹלָ֜ה וּמַקְטִ֥יר מִנְחָ֛ה וְעֹֽשֶׂה־ זֶּ֖בַח3 כָּל־ הַיָּמִֽים׃
NIV1984nor will the priests, who are Levites, ever fail to have a man to stand before me continually to offer burnt offerings, to burn grain offerings and to present sacrifices.'"
TNIVnor will the Levitical priests ever fail to have a man to stand before me continually to offer burnt offerings, to burn grain offerings and to present sacrifices.'"
NIV2011nor will the Levitical priests ever fail to have a man to stand before me continually to offer burnt offerings, to burn grain offerings and to present sacrifices.'"
Compared to NIV1984nor will the Levitical priests, who are Levites, ever fail to have a man to stand before me continually to offer burnt offerings, to burn grain offerings and to present sacrifices.'"
Compared to TNIVnor will the Levitical priests ever fail to have a man to stand before me continually to offer burnt offerings, to burn grain offerings and to present sacrifices.'"

Ezekiel 43:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְנָתַתָּ֣ה אֶל־ הַכֹּהֲנִ֣ים הַלְוִיִּ֡ם אֲשֶׁ֣ר הֵם֩ מִזֶּ֨רַע צָד֜וֹק הַקְּרֹבִ֣ים אֵלַ֗י נְאֻ֛ם אֲדֹנָ֥י יְהוִ֖ה לְשָֽׁרְתֵ֑נִי פַּ֥ר בֶּן־ בָּקָ֖ר לְחַטָּֽאת׃
NIV1984You are to give a young bull as a sin offering to the priests, who are Levites, of the family of Zadok, who come near to minister before me, declares the Sovereign LORD.
TNIVYou are to give a young bull as a sin offering to the Levitical priests of the family of Zadok, who come near to minister before me, declares the Sovereign LORD.
NIV2011You are to give a young bull as a sin offering to the Levitical priests of the family of Zadok, who come near to minister before me, declares the Sovereign LORD.
Compared to NIV1984You are to give a young bull as a sin offering to the Levitical priests, who are Levites, of the family of Zadok, who come near to minister before me, declares the Sovereign LORD.
Compared to TNIVYou are to give a young bull as a sin offering to the Levitical priests of the family of Zadok, who come near to minister before me, declares the Sovereign LORD.

Ezekiel 44:15

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְהַכֹּהֲנִ֨ים הַלְוִיִּ֜ם בְּנֵ֣י צָד֗וֹק אֲשֶׁ֨ר שָׁמְר֜וּ אֶת־ מִשְׁמֶ֤רֶת מִקְדָּשִׁי֙ בִּתְע֤וֹת בְּנֵֽי־ יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ מֵֽעָלַ֔י הֵ֛מָּה יִקְרְב֥וּ אֵלַ֖י לְשָֽׁרְתֵ֑נִי וְעָמְד֣וּ לְפָנַ֗י לְהַקְרִ֥יב לִי֙ חֵ֣לֶב וָדָ֔ם נְאֻ֖ם אֲדֹנָ֥י יְהוִֽה׃
NIV1984"'But the priests, who are Levites and descendants of Zadok and who faithfully carried out the duties of my sanctuary when the Israelites went astray from me, are to come near to minister before me; they are to stand before me to offer sacrifices of fat and blood, declares the Sovereign LORD.
TNIV"'But the Levitical priests, who are descendants of Zadok and who guarded my sanctuary when the Israelites went astray from me, are to come near to minister before me; they are to stand before me to offer sacrifices of fat and blood, declares the Sovereign LORD.
NIV2011"'But the Levitical priests, who are descendants of Zadok and who guarded my sanctuary when the Israelites went astray from me, are to come near to minister before me; they are to stand before me to offer sacrifices of fat and blood, declares the Sovereign LORD.
Compared to NIV1984"'But the Levitical priests, who are Levites and descendants of Zadok and who faithfully carried out the duties ofguarded my sanctuary when the Israelites went astray from me, are to come near to minister before me; they are to stand before me to offer sacrifices of fat and blood, declares the Sovereign LORD.
Compared to TNIV"'But the Levitical priests, who are descendants of Zadok and who guarded my sanctuary when the Israelites went astray from me, are to come near to minister before me; they are to stand before me to offer sacrifices of fat and blood, declares the Sovereign LORD.

Verses where Levites was added

Numbers 1:47

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְהַלְוִיִּ֖ם לְמַטֵּ֣ה אֲבֹתָ֑ם לֹ֥א הָתְפָּקְד֖וּ בְּתוֹכָֽם׃
NIV1984The families of the tribe of Levi, however, were not counted along with the others.
TNIVThe ancestral tribe of the Levites, however, was not counted along with the others.
NIV2011The ancestral tribe of the Levites, however, was not counted along with the others.
Compared to NIV1984The familiesancestral of the tribe of Levithe Levites, however, werewas not counted along with the others.
Compared to TNIVThe ancestral tribe of the Levites, however, was not counted along with the others.

1 Samuel 6:18

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְעַכְבְּרֵ֣י הַזָּהָ֗ב מִסְפַּ֞ר כָּל־ עָרֵ֤י פְלִשְׁתִּים֙ לַחֲמֵ֣שֶׁת הַסְּרָנִ֔ים מֵעִ֣יר מִבְצָ֔ר וְעַ֖ד כֹּ֣פֶר הַפְּרָזִ֑י וְעַ֣ד ׀ אָבֵ֣ל הַגְּדוֹלָ֗ה אֲשֶׁ֨ר הִנִּ֤יחוּ עָלֶ֙יהָ֙ אֵ֚ת אֲר֣וֹן יְהוָ֔ה עַ֚ד הַיּ֣וֹם הַזֶּ֔ה בִּשְׂדֵ֥ה יְהוֹשֻׁ֖עַ בֵּֽית־ הַשִּׁמְשִֽׁי׃
NIV1984And the number of the gold rats was according to the number of Philistine towns belonging to the five rulers--the fortified towns with their country villages. The large rock, on which they set the ark of the LORD, is a witness to this day in the field of Joshua of Beth Shemesh.
TNIVAnd the number of the gold rats was according to the number of Philistine towns belonging to the five rulers--the fortified towns with their country villages. The large rock on which the Levites set the ark of the LORD is a witness to this day in the field of Joshua of Beth Shemesh.
NIV2011And the number of the gold rats was according to the number of Philistine towns belonging to the five rulers--the fortified towns with their country villages. The large rock on which the Levites set the ark of the LORD is a witness to this day in the field of Joshua of Beth Shemesh.
Compared to NIV1984And the number of the gold rats was according to the number of Philistine towns belonging to the five rulers--the fortified towns with their country villages. The large rock, on which theythe Levites set the ark of the LORD, is a witness to this day in the field of Joshua of Beth Shemesh.
Compared to TNIVAnd the number of the gold rats was according to the number of Philistine towns belonging to the five rulers--the fortified towns with their country villages. The large rock on which the Levites set the ark of the LORD is a witness to this day in the field of Joshua of Beth Shemesh.

1 Chronicles 9:17

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְהַשֹּׁעֲרִים֙ שַׁלּ֣וּם וְעַקּ֔וּב וְטַלְמֹ֖ן וַאֲחִימָ֑ן וַאֲחִיהֶ֥ם שַׁלּ֖וּם הָרֹֽאשׁ׃
NIV1984The gatekeepers: Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman and their brothers, Shallum their chief
TNIVThe gatekeepers: Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman and their fellow Levites, Shallum their chief
NIV2011The gatekeepers: Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman and their fellow Levites, Shallum their chief
Compared to NIV1984The gatekeepers: Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman and their brothersfellow Levites, Shallum their chief
Compared to TNIVThe gatekeepers: Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman and their fellow Levites, Shallum their chief

1 Chronicles 9:25

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַאֲחֵיהֶ֨ם בְּחַצְרֵיהֶ֜ם לָב֨וֹא לְשִׁבְעַ֧ת הַיָּמִ֛ים מֵעֵ֥ת אֶל־ עֵ֖ת עִם־ אֵֽלֶּה׃
NIV1984Their brothers in their villages had to come from time to time and share their duties for seven-day periods.
TNIVTheir fellow Levites in their villages had to come from time to time and share their duties for seven-day periods.
NIV2011Their fellow Levites in their villages had to come from time to time and share their duties for seven-day periods.
Compared to NIV1984Their brothersfellow Levites in their villages had to come from time to time and share their duties for seven-day periods.
Compared to TNIVTheir fellow Levites in their villages had to come from time to time and share their duties for seven-day periods.

1 Chronicles 9:32

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס וּמִן־ בְּנֵ֧י הַקְּהָתִ֛י מִן־ אֲחֵיהֶ֖ם עַל־ לֶ֣חֶם הַֽמַּעֲרָ֑כֶת לְהָכִ֖ין שַׁבַּ֥ת שַׁבָּֽת׃
NIV1984Some of their Kohathite brothers were in charge of preparing for every Sabbath the bread set out on the table.
TNIVSome of the Kohathites, their fellow Levites, were in charge of preparing for every Sabbath the bread set out on the table.
NIV2011Some of the Kohathites, their fellow Levites, were in charge of preparing for every Sabbath the bread set out on the table.
Compared to NIV1984Some of the Kohathites, their Kohathitefellow brothers Levites, were in charge of preparing for every Sabbath the bread set out on the table.
Compared to TNIVSome of the Kohathites, their fellow Levites, were in charge of preparing for every Sabbath the bread set out on the table.

1 Chronicles 15:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֣אמֶר דָּוִיד֮ לְשָׂרֵ֣י הַלְוִיִּם֒ לְהַֽעֲמִ֗יד אֶת־ אֲחֵיהֶם֙ הַמְשֹׁ֣רְרִ֔ים בִּכְלֵי־ שִׁ֛יר נְבָלִ֥ים וְכִנֹּר֖וֹת וּמְצִלְתָּ֑יִם מַשְׁמִיעִ֥ים לְהָרִֽים־ בְּק֖וֹל לְשִׂמְחָֽה׃
NIV1984David told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their brothers as singers to sing joyful songs, accompanied by musical instruments: lyres, harps and cymbals.
TNIVDavid told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their fellow Levites as musicians to make a joyful sound with musical instruments: lyres, harps and cymbals.
NIV2011David told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their fellow Levites as musicians to make a joyful sound with musical instruments: lyres, harps and cymbals.
Compared to NIV1984David told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their brothersfellow Levites as singersmusicians to singmake a joyful songs, accompaniedsound bywith musical instruments: lyres, harps and cymbals.
Compared to TNIVDavid told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their fellow Levites as musicians to make a joyful sound with musical instruments: lyres, harps and cymbals.

2 Chronicles 29:15

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיַּֽאַסְפ֤וּ אֶת־ אֲחֵיהֶם֙ וַיִּֽתְקַדְּשׁ֔וּ וַיָּבֹ֥אוּ כְמִצְוַת־ הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ בְּדִבְרֵ֣י יְהוָ֑ה לְטַהֵ֖ר בֵּ֥ית יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984When they had assembled their brothers and consecrated themselves, they went in to purify the temple of the LORD, as the king had ordered, following the word of the LORD.
TNIVWhen they had assembled their fellow Levites and consecrated themselves, they went in to purify the temple of the LORD, as the king had ordered, following the word of the LORD.
NIV2011When they had assembled their fellow Levites and consecrated themselves, they went in to purify the temple of the LORD, as the king had ordered, following the word of the LORD.
Compared to NIV1984When they had assembled their brothersfellow Levites and consecrated themselves, they went in to purify the temple of the LORD, as the king had ordered, following the word of the LORD.
Compared to TNIVWhen they had assembled their fellow Levites and consecrated themselves, they went in to purify the temple of the LORD, as the king had ordered, following the word of the LORD.

Ezra 8:17

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאוֹתָם֙ עַל־ אִדּ֣וֹ הָרֹ֔אשׁ בְּכָסִפְיָ֖א הַמָּק֑וֹם וָאָשִׂימָה֩ בְּפִיהֶ֨ם דְּבָרִ֜ים לְ֠דַבֵּר אֶל־ אִדּ֨וֹ אָחִ֤יו בְּכָסִפְיָ֣א הַמָּק֔וֹם לְהָֽבִיא־ לָ֥נוּ מְשָׁרְתִ֖ים לְבֵ֥ית אֱלֹהֵֽינוּ׃
NIV1984and I sent them to Iddo, the leader in Casiphia. I told them what to say to Iddo and his kinsmen, the temple servants in Casiphia, so that they might bring attendants to us for the house of our God.
TNIVand I ordered them to go to Iddo, the leader in Kasiphia. I told them what to say to Iddo and his associates, the temple servants in Kasiphia, so that they might bring attendants to us for the house of our God.
NIV2011and I ordered them to go to Iddo, the leader in Kasiphia. I told them what to say to Iddo and his fellow Levites, the temple servants in Kasiphia, so that they might bring attendants to us for the house of our God.
Compared to NIV1984and I sentordered them to go to Iddo, the leader in CasiphiaKasiphia. I told them what to say to Iddo and his kinsmenfellow Levites, the temple servants in CasiphiaKasiphia, so that they might bring attendants to us for the house of our God.
Compared to TNIVand I ordered them to go to Iddo, the leader in Kasiphia. I told them what to say to Iddo and his associatesfellow Levites, the temple servants in Kasiphia, so that they might bring attendants to us for the house of our God.

Nehemiah 3:18

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס אַחֲרָיו֙ הֶחֱזִ֣יקוּ אֲחֵיהֶ֔ם בַּוַּ֖י בֶּן־ חֵנָדָ֑ד שַׂ֕ר חֲצִ֖י פֶּ֥לֶךְ קְעִילָֽה׃
NIV1984Next to him, the repairs were made by their countrymen under Binnui son of Henadad, ruler of the other half-district of Keilah.
TNIVNext to him, the repairs were made by their neighbors under Binnui son of Henadad, ruler of the other half-district of Keilah.
NIV2011Next to him, the repairs were made by their fellow Levites under Binnui son of Henadad, ruler of the other half-district of Keilah.
Compared to NIV1984Next to him, the repairs were made by their countrymenfellow Levites under Binnui son of Henadad, ruler of the other half-district of Keilah.
Compared to TNIVNext to him, the repairs were made by their neighborsfellow Levites under Binnui son of Henadad, ruler of the other half-district of Keilah.

Nehemiah 13:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוָאוֹצְרָ֣ה עַל־ א֠וֹצָרוֹת שֶׁלֶמְיָ֨ה הַכֹּהֵ֜ן וְצָד֣וֹק הַסּוֹפֵ֗ר וּפְדָיָה֙ מִן־ הַלְוִיִּ֔ם וְעַל־ יָדָ֔ם חָנָ֥ן בֶּן־ זַכּ֖וּר בֶּן־ מַתַּנְיָ֑ה כִּ֤י נֶאֱמָנִים֙ נֶחְשָׁ֔בוּ וַעֲלֵיהֶ֖ם לַחֲלֹ֥ק לַאֲחֵיהֶֽם׃
NIV1984I put Shelemiah the priest, Zadok the scribe, and a Levite named Pedaiah in charge of the storerooms and made Hanan son of Zaccur, the son of Mattaniah, their assistant, because these men were considered trustworthy. They were made responsible for distributing the supplies to their brothers.
TNIVI put Shelemiah the priest, Zadok the scribe, and a Levite named Pedaiah in charge of the storerooms and made Hanan son of Zakkur, the son of Mattaniah, their assistant, because they were considered trustworthy. They were made responsible for distributing the supplies to their fellow Levites.
NIV2011I put Shelemiah the priest, Zadok the scribe, and a Levite named Pedaiah in charge of the storerooms and made Hanan son of Zakkur, the son of Mattaniah, their assistant, because they were considered trustworthy. They were made responsible for distributing the supplies to their fellow Levites.
Compared to NIV1984I put Shelemiah the priest, Zadok the scribe, and a Levite named Pedaiah in charge of the storerooms and made Hanan son of ZaccurZakkur, the son of Mattaniah, their assistant, because thesethey men were considered trustworthy. They were made responsible for distributing the supplies to their brothersfellow Levites.
Compared to TNIVI put Shelemiah the priest, Zadok the scribe, and a Levite named Pedaiah in charge of the storerooms and made Hanan son of Zakkur, the son of Mattaniah, their assistant, because they were considered trustworthy. They were made responsible for distributing the supplies to their fellow Levites.


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