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

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The word 'Life' occurs 24 times less often in the NIV2011 (569 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (593 times). The word 'Life' was removed in 46 verses, and added in 22 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Life' 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 text4667.6%
New text in NIV20112232.4%

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

Verses where Life was removed

Leviticus 26:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאַף־ אֲנִ֞י אֶֽעֱשֶׂה־ זֹּ֣את לָכֶ֗ם וְהִפְקַדְתִּ֨י עֲלֵיכֶ֤ם בֶּֽהָלָה֙ אֶת־ הַשַּׁחֶ֣פֶת וְאֶת־ הַקַּדַּ֔חַת מְכַלּ֥וֹת עֵינַ֖יִם וּמְדִיבֹ֣ת נָ֑פֶשׁ וּזְרַעְתֶּ֤ם לָרִיק֙ זַרְעֲכֶ֔ם וַאֲכָלֻ֖הוּ אֹיְבֵיכֶֽם׃
NIV1984then I will do this to you: I will bring upon you sudden terror, wasting diseases and fever that will destroy your sight and drain away your life. You will plant seed in vain, because your enemies will eat it.
TNIVthen I will do this to you: I will bring on you sudden terror, wasting diseases and fever that will destroy your sight and sap your strength. You will plant seed in vain, because your enemies will eat it.
NIV2011then I will do this to you: I will bring on you sudden terror, wasting diseases and fever that will destroy your sight and sap your strength. You will plant seed in vain, because your enemies will eat it.
Compared to NIV1984then I will do this to you: I will bring uponon you sudden terror, wasting diseases and fever that will destroy your sight and drainsap away your lifestrength. You will plant seed in vain, because your enemies will eat it.
Compared to TNIVthen I will do this to you: I will bring on you sudden terror, wasting diseases and fever that will destroy your sight and sap your strength. You will plant seed in vain, because your enemies will eat it.

Deuteronomy 19:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְזֶה֙ דְּבַ֣ר הָרֹצֵ֔חַ אֲשֶׁר־ יָנ֥וּס שָׁ֖מָּה וָחָ֑י אֲשֶׁ֨ר יַכֶּ֤ה אֶת־ רֵעֵ֙הוּ֙ בִּבְלִי־ דַ֔עַת וְה֛וּא לֹא־ שֹׂנֵ֥א ל֖וֹ מִתְּמֹ֥ל שִׁלְשֹֽׁם׃
NIV1984This is the rule concerning the man who kills another and flees there to save his life--one who kills his neighbor unintentionally, without malice aforethought.
TNIVThis is the rule concerning anyone who kills a person and flees there for safety--anyone who kills a neighbor unintentionally, without malice aforethought.
NIV2011This is the rule concerning anyone who kills a person and flees there for safety--anyone who kills a neighbor unintentionally, without malice aforethought.
Compared to NIV1984This is the rule concerning theanyone man who kills anothera person and flees there tofor save his lifesafety--oneanyone who kills hisa neighbor unintentionally, without malice aforethought.
Compared to TNIVThis is the rule concerning anyone who kills a person and flees there for safety--anyone who kills a neighbor unintentionally, without malice aforethought.

Judges 5:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSחָדְל֧וּ פְרָז֛וֹן בְּיִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל חָדֵ֑לּוּ עַ֤ד שַׁקַּ֙מְתִּי֙ דְּבוֹרָ֔ה שַׁקַּ֥מְתִּי אֵ֖ם בְּיִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
NIV1984Village life in Israel ceased, ceased until I, Deborah, arose, arose a mother in Israel.
TNIVVillagers in Israel would not fight; they held back until I, Deborah, arose, until I arose, a mother in Israel.
NIV2011Villagers in Israel would not fight; they held back until I, Deborah, arose, until I arose, a mother in Israel.
Compared to NIV1984VillageVillagers life in Israel ceased, ceasedwould not fight; they held back until I, Deborah, arose, aroseuntil I arose, a mother in Israel.
Compared to TNIVVillagers in Israel would not fight; they held back until I, Deborah, arose, until I arose, a mother in Israel.

1 Samuel 20:1

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיִּבְרַ֣ח דָּוִ֔ד בָּרָמָ֑ה וַיָּבֹ֞א וַיֹּ֣אמֶר ׀ לִפְנֵ֣י יְהוֹנָתָ֗ן מֶ֤ה עָשִׂ֙יתִי֙ מֶֽה־ עֲוֺנִ֤י וּמֶֽה־ חַטָּאתִי֙ לִפְנֵ֣י אָבִ֔יךָ כִּ֥י מְבַקֵּ֖שׁ אֶת־ נַפְשִֽׁי׃
NIV1984Then David fled from Naioth at Ramah and went to Jonathan and asked, "What have I done? What is my crime? How have I wronged your father, that he is trying to take my life?"
TNIVThen David fled from Naioth at Ramah and went to Jonathan and asked, "What have I done? What is my crime? How have I wronged your father, that he is trying to take my life?"
NIV2011Then David fled from Naioth at Ramah and went to Jonathan and asked, "What have I done? What is my crime? How have I wronged your father, that he is trying to kill me?"
Compared to NIV1984Then David fled from Naioth at Ramah and went to Jonathan and asked, "What have I done? What is my crime? How have I wronged your father, that he is trying to takekill my lifeme?"
Compared to TNIVThen David fled from Naioth at Ramah and went to Jonathan and asked, "What have I done? What is my crime? How have I wronged your father, that he is trying to takekill my lifeme?"

1 Samuel 22:23

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSשְׁבָ֤ה אִתִּי֙ אַל־ תִּירָ֔א כִּ֛י אֲשֶׁר־ יְבַקֵּ֥שׁ אֶת־ נַפְשִׁ֖י יְבַקֵּ֣שׁ אֶת־ נַפְשֶׁ֑ךָ כִּֽי־ מִשְׁמֶ֥רֶת אַתָּ֖ה עִמָּדִֽי׃
NIV1984Stay with me; don't be afraid; the man who is seeking your life is seeking mine also. You will be safe with me."
TNIVStay with me; don't be afraid. The man who wants to take your life is trying to kill me too. You will be safe with me."
NIV2011Stay with me; don't be afraid. The man who wants to kill you is trying to kill me too. You will be safe with me."
Compared to NIV1984Stay with me; don't be afraid; the. The man who iswants seekingto yourkill lifeyou is seekingtrying mineto alsokill me too. You will be safe with me."
Compared to TNIVStay with me; don't be afraid. The man who wants to takekill your lifeyou is trying to kill me too. You will be safe with me."

2 Samuel 4:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס וַ֠יָּבִאוּ אֶת־ רֹ֨אשׁ אִֽישׁ־ בֹּ֥שֶׁת אֶל־ דָּוִד֮ חֶבְרוֹן֒ וַיֹּֽאמְרוּ֙ אֶל־ הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ הִנֵּֽה־ רֹ֣אשׁ אִֽישׁ־ בֹּ֗שֶׁת בֶּן־ שָׁאוּל֙ אֹֽיִבְךָ֔ אֲשֶׁ֥ר בִּקֵּ֖שׁ אֶת־ נַפְשֶׁ֑ךָ וַיִּתֵּ֣ן יְ֠הוָה לַֽאדֹנִ֨י הַמֶּ֤לֶךְ נְקָמוֹת֙ הַיּ֣וֹם הַזֶּ֔ה מִשָּׁא֖וּל וּמִזַּרְעֽוֹ׃
NIV1984They brought the head of Ish-Bosheth to David at Hebron and said to the king, "Here is the head of Ish-Bosheth son of Saul, your enemy, who tried to take your life. This day the LORD has avenged my lord the king against Saul and his offspring."
TNIVThey brought the head of Ish-Bosheth to David at Hebron and said to the king, "Here is the head of Ish-Bosheth son of Saul, your enemy, who tried to take your life. This day the LORD has avenged my lord the king against Saul and his offspring."
NIV2011They brought the head of Ish-Bosheth to David at Hebron and said to the king, "Here is the head of Ish-Bosheth son of Saul, your enemy, who tried to kill you. This day the LORD has avenged my lord the king against Saul and his offspring."
Compared to NIV1984They brought the head of Ish-Bosheth to David at Hebron and said to the king, "Here is the head of Ish-Bosheth son of Saul, your enemy, who tried to takekill your lifeyou. This day the LORD has avenged my lord the king against Saul and his offspring."
Compared to TNIVThey brought the head of Ish-Bosheth to David at Hebron and said to the king, "Here is the head of Ish-Bosheth son of Saul, your enemy, who tried to takekill your lifeyou. This day the LORD has avenged my lord the king against Saul and his offspring."

2 Samuel 14:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּי־ מ֣וֹת נָמ֔וּת וְכַמַּ֙יִם֙ הַנִּגָּרִ֣ים אַ֔רְצָה אֲשֶׁ֖ר לֹ֣א יֵאָסֵ֑פוּ וְלֹֽא־ יִשָּׂ֤א אֱלֹהִים֙ נֶ֔פֶשׁ וְחָשַׁב֙ מַֽחֲשָׁב֔וֹת לְבִלְתִּ֛י יִדַּ֥ח מִמֶּ֖נּוּ נִדָּֽח׃
NIV1984Like water spilled on the ground, which cannot be recovered, so we must die. But God does not take away life; instead, he devises ways so that a banished person may not remain estranged from him.
TNIVLike water spilled on the ground, which cannot be recovered, so we must die. But that is not what God desires; rather, he devises ways so that a banished person does not remain banished from him.
NIV2011Like water spilled on the ground, which cannot be recovered, so we must die. But that is not what God desires; rather, he devises ways so that a banished person does not remain banished from him.
Compared to NIV1984Like water spilled on the ground, which cannot be recovered, so we must die. But Godthat doesis not takewhat awayGod lifedesires; insteadrather, he devises ways so that a banished person maydoes not remain estrangedbanished from him.
Compared to TNIVLike water spilled on the ground, which cannot be recovered, so we must die. But that is not what God desires; rather, he devises ways so that a banished person does not remain banished from him.

2 Samuel 16:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיֹּ֨אמֶר דָּוִ֤ד אֶל־ אֲבִישַׁי֙ וְאֶל־ כָּל־ עֲבָדָ֔יו הִנֵּ֥ה בְנִ֛י אֲשֶׁר־ יָצָ֥א מִמֵּעַ֖י מְבַקֵּ֣שׁ אֶת־ נַפְשִׁ֑י וְאַ֨ף כִּֽי־ עַתָּ֜ה בֶּן־ הַיְמִינִ֗י הַנִּ֤חוּ לוֹ֙ וִֽיקַלֵּ֔ל כִּ֥י אָֽמַר־ ל֖וֹ יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984David then said to Abishai and all his officials, "My son, who is of my own flesh, is trying to take my life. How much more, then, this Benjamite! Leave him alone; let him curse, for the LORD has told him to.
TNIVDavid then said to Abishai and all his officials, "My son, who is of my own flesh, is trying to take my life. How much more, then, this Benjamite! Leave him alone; let him curse, for the LORD has told him to.
NIV2011David then said to Abishai and all his officials, "My son, my own flesh and blood, is trying to kill me. How much more, then, this Benjamite! Leave him alone; let him curse, for the LORD has told him to.
Compared to NIV1984David then said to Abishai and all his officials, "My son, who is of my own flesh and blood, is trying to takekill my lifeme. How much more, then, this Benjamite! Leave him alone; let him curse, for the LORD has told him to.
Compared to TNIVDavid then said to Abishai and all his officials, "My son, who is of my own flesh and blood, is trying to takekill my lifeme. How much more, then, this Benjamite! Leave him alone; let him curse, for the LORD has told him to.

Esther 4:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכָּל־ עַבְדֵ֣י הַמֶּ֡לֶךְ וְעַם־ מְדִינ֨וֹת הַמֶּ֜לֶךְ יֽוֹדְעִ֗ים אֲשֶׁ֣ר כָּל־ אִ֣ישׁ וְאִשָּׁ֡ה אֲשֶׁ֣ר יָבֽוֹא־ אֶל־ הַמֶּלֶךְ֩ אֶל־ הֶחָצֵ֨ר הַפְּנִימִ֜ית אֲשֶׁ֣ר לֹֽא־ יִקָּרֵ֗א אַחַ֤ת דָּתוֹ֙ לְהָמִ֔ית לְ֠בַד מֵאֲשֶׁ֨ר יֽוֹשִׁיט־ ל֥וֹ הַמֶּ֛לֶךְ אֶת־ שַׁרְבִ֥יט הַזָּהָ֖ב וְחָיָ֑ה וַאֲנִ֗י לֹ֤א נִקְרֵ֙אתי֙Qv לָב֣וֹא אֶל־ הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ זֶ֖ה שְׁלוֹשִׁ֥ים יֽוֹם׃
NIV1984"All the king's officials and the people of the royal provinces know that for any man or woman who approaches the king in the inner court without being summoned the king has but one law: that he be put to death. The only exception to this is for the king to extend the gold scepter to him and spare his life. But thirty days have passed since I was called to go to the king."
TNIV"All the king's officials and the people of the royal provinces know that for any man or woman who approaches the king in the inner court without being summoned the king has but one law: that they be put to death unless the king extends the gold scepter to them and spares their lives. But thirty days have passed since I was called to go to the king."
NIV2011"All the king's officials and the people of the royal provinces know that for any man or woman who approaches the king in the inner court without being summoned the king has but one law: that they be put to death unless the king extends the gold scepter to them and spares their lives. But thirty days have passed since I was called to go to the king."
Compared to NIV1984"All the king's officials and the people of the royal provinces know that for any man or woman who approaches the king in the inner court without being summoned the king has but one law: that hethey be put to death. The onlyunless exception to this is for the king toextends extend the gold scepter to himthem and sparespares histheir lifelives. But thirty days have passed since I was called to go to the king."
Compared to TNIV"All the king's officials and the people of the royal provinces know that for any man or woman who approaches the king in the inner court without being summoned the king has but one law: that they be put to death unless the king extends the gold scepter to them and spares their lives. But thirty days have passed since I was called to go to the king."

Job 33:18

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיַחְשֹׂ֣ךְ נַ֭פְשׁוֹ מִנִּי־ שָׁ֑חַת וְ֝חַיָּת֗וֹ מֵעֲבֹ֥ר בַּשָּֽׁלַח׃
NIV1984to preserve his soul from the pit, his life from perishing by the sword.
TNIVto preserve them from the pit, their lives from perishing by the sword.
NIV2011to preserve them from the pit, their lives from perishing by the sword.
Compared to NIV1984to preserve histhem soul from the pit, histheir lifelives from perishing by the sword.
Compared to TNIVto preserve them from the pit, their lives from perishing by the sword.

Psalms 22:20

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְאַתָּ֣ה יְ֭הוָה אַל־ תִּרְחָ֑ק אֱ֝יָלוּתִ֗י לְעֶזְרָ֥תִי חֽוּשָׁה׃
NIV1984Deliver my life from the sword, my precious life from the power of the dogs.
TNIVDeliver me from the sword, my precious life from the power of the dogs.
NIV2011Deliver me from the sword, my precious life from the power of the dogs.
Compared to NIV1984Deliver my lifeme from the sword, my precious life from the power of the dogs.
Compared to TNIVDeliver me from the sword, my precious life from the power of the dogs.

Psalms 35:17

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאֲדֹנָי֮ כַּמָּ֪ה תִּ֫רְאֶ֥ה הָשִׁ֣יבָה נַ֭פְשִׁי מִשֹּׁאֵיהֶ֑ם מִ֝כְּפִירִ֗ים יְחִידָתִֽי׃
NIV1984O Lord, how long will you look on? Rescue my life from their ravages, my precious life from these lions.
TNIVHow long, Lord, will you look on? Rescue me from their ravages, my precious life from these lions.
NIV2011How long, Lord, will you look on? Rescue me from their ravages, my precious life from these lions.
Compared to NIV1984OHow long, Lord, how long will you look on? Rescue my lifeme from their ravages, my precious life from these lions.
Compared to TNIVHow long, Lord, will you look on? Rescue me from their ravages, my precious life from these lions.

Psalms 38:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאֹֽהֲבַ֨י ׀ וְרֵעַ֗י מִנֶּ֣גֶד נִגְעִ֣י יַעֲמֹ֑דוּ וּ֝קְרוֹבַ֗י מֵרָחֹ֥ק עָמָֽדוּ׃
NIV1984Those who seek my life set their traps, those who would harm me talk of my ruin; all day long they plot deception.
TNIVThose who seek my life set their traps, those who would harm me talk of my ruin; all day long they scheme and lie.
NIV2011Those who want to kill me set their traps, those who would harm me talk of my ruin; all day long they scheme and lie.
Compared to NIV1984Those who seekwant myto lifekill me set their traps, those who would harm me talk of my ruin; all day long they plotscheme deceptionand lie.
Compared to TNIVThose who seekwant myto lifekill me set their traps, those who would harm me talk of my ruin; all day long they scheme and lie.

Psalms 39:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהוֹדִ֘יעֵ֤נִי יְהוָ֨ה ׀ קִצִּ֗י וּמִדַּ֣ת יָמַ֣י מַה־ הִ֑יא אֵ֝דְעָ֗ה מֶה־ חָדֵ֥ל אָֽנִי׃
NIV1984You have made my days a mere handbreadth; the span of my years is as nothing before you. Each man's life is but a breath. Selah
TNIVYou have made my days a mere handbreadth; the span of my years is as nothing before you. Everyone is but a breath, even those who seem secure.
NIV2011You have made my days a mere handbreadth; the span of my years is as nothing before you. Everyone is but a breath, even those who seem secure.
Compared to NIV1984You have made my days a mere handbreadth; the span of my years is as nothing before you. EachEveryone man's life is but a breath. Selah, even those who seem secure.
Compared to TNIVYou have made my days a mere handbreadth; the span of my years is as nothing before you. Everyone is but a breath, even those who seem secure.

Psalms 41:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאַ֭שְׁרֵי מַשְׂכִּ֣יל אֶל־ דָּ֑ל בְּי֥וֹם רָ֝עָ֗ה יְֽמַלְּטֵ֥הוּ יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984The LORD will protect him and preserve his life; he will bless him in the land and not surrender him to the desire of his foes.
TNIVThe LORD protects and preserves them-- they are counted among the blessed in the land-- he does not give them over to the desire of their foes.
NIV2011The LORD protects and preserves them-- they are counted among the blessed in the land-- he does not give them over to the desire of their foes.
Compared to NIV1984The LORD willprotects protect him and preservepreserves histhem-- they life; heare willcounted blessamong himthe blessed in the land-- he anddoes not surrendergive himthem over to the desire of histheir foes.
Compared to TNIVThe LORD protects and preserves them-- they are counted among the blessed in the land-- he does not give them over to the desire of their foes.

Psalms 49:15

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכַּצֹּ֤אן ׀ לִֽשְׁא֣וֹל שַׁתּוּ֮ מָ֤וֶת יִ֫רְעֵ֥ם וַיִּרְדּ֘וּ בָ֤ם יְשָׁרִ֨ים ׀ לַבֹּ֗קֶר לְבַלּ֥וֹת שְׁא֗וֹל מִזְּבֻ֥ל לֽוֹ׃
NIV1984But God will redeem my life from the grave; he will surely take me to himself. Selah
TNIVBut God will redeem me from the realm of the dead; he will surely take me to himself.
NIV2011But God will redeem me from the realm of the dead; he will surely take me to himself.
Compared to NIV1984But God will redeem myme life from the graverealm of the dead; he will surely take me to himself. Selah.
Compared to TNIVBut God will redeem me from the realm of the dead; he will surely take me to himself.

Psalms 54:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאֱ֭לֹהִים בְּשִׁמְךָ֣ הוֹשִׁיעֵ֑נִי וּבִגְבוּרָתְךָ֥ תְדִינֵֽנִי׃
NIV1984Strangers are attacking me; ruthless men seek my life-- men without regard for God. Selah
TNIVArrogant foes are attacking me; ruthless people seek my life-- people without regard for God.
NIV2011Arrogant foes are attacking me; ruthless people are trying to kill me-- people without regard for God.
Compared to NIV1984StrangersArrogant foes are attacking me; ruthless menpeople seekare mytrying lifeto kill me-- menpeople without regard for God. Selah.
Compared to TNIVArrogant foes are attacking me; ruthless people seekare mytrying lifeto kill me-- people without regard for God.

Psalms 63:9

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSדָּבְקָ֣ה נַפְשִׁ֣י אַחֲרֶ֑יךָ בִּ֝֗י תָּמְכָ֥ה יְמִינֶֽךָ׃
NIV1984They who seek my life will be destroyed; they will go down to the depths of the earth.
TNIVThose who seek my life will be destroyed; they will go down to the depths of the earth.
NIV2011Those who want to kill me will be destroyed; they will go down to the depths of the earth.
Compared to NIV1984TheyThose who seekwant myto lifekill me will be destroyed; they will go down to the depths of the earth.
Compared to TNIVThose who seekwant myto lifekill me will be destroyed; they will go down to the depths of the earth.

Psalms 86:14

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאֱלֹהִ֤ים ׀ זֵ֘דִ֤ים קָֽמוּ־ עָלַ֗י וַעֲדַ֣ת עָ֭רִיצִים בִּקְשׁ֣וּ נַפְשִׁ֑י וְלֹ֖א שָׂמ֣וּךָ לְנֶגְדָּֽם׃
NIV1984The arrogant are attacking me, O God; a band of ruthless men seeks my life-- men without regard for you.
TNIVArrogant foes are attacking me, O God; a band of ruthless people seeks my life-- they have no regard for you.
NIV2011Arrogant foes are attacking me, O God; ruthless people are trying to kill me-- they have no regard for you.
Compared to NIV1984TheArrogant arrogantfoes are attacking me, O God; aruthless bandpeople ofare ruthlesstrying mento seekskill my lifeme-- menthey withouthave no regard for you.
Compared to TNIVArrogant foes are attacking me, O God; a band of ruthless people seeksare mytrying lifeto kill me-- they have no regard for you.

Psalms 109:31

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּֽי־ יַ֭עֲמֹד לִימִ֣ין אֶבְי֑וֹן לְ֝הוֹשִׁ֗יעַ מִשֹּׁפְטֵ֥י נַפְשֽׁוֹ׃
NIV1984For he stands at the right hand of the needy one, to save his life from those who condemn him.
TNIVFor he stands at the right hand of the needy, to save their lives from those who would condemn them.
NIV2011For he stands at the right hand of the needy, to save their lives from those who would condemn them.
Compared to NIV1984For he stands at the right hand of the needy one, to save histheir lifelives from those who would condemn himthem.
Compared to TNIVFor he stands at the right hand of the needy, to save their lives from those who would condemn them.

Proverbs 1:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלָ֭קַחַת מוּסַ֣ר הַשְׂכֵּ֑ל צֶ֥דֶק וּ֝מִשְׁפָּ֗ט וּמֵישָׁרִֽים׃
NIV1984for acquiring a disciplined and prudent life, doing what is right and just and fair;
TNIVfor receiving instruction in prudent behavior, doing what is right and just and fair;
NIV2011for receiving instruction in prudent behavior, doing what is right and just and fair;
Compared to NIV1984for acquiringreceiving ainstruction disciplinedin and prudent lifebehavior, doing what is right and just and fair;
Compared to TNIVfor receiving instruction in prudent behavior, doing what is right and just and fair;

Proverbs 4:23

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמִֽכָּל־ מִ֭שְׁמָר נְצֹ֣ר לִבֶּ֑ךָ כִּֽי־ מִ֝מֶּ֗נּוּ תּוֹצְא֥וֹת חַיִּֽים׃
NIV1984Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.
TNIVAbove all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.
NIV2011Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.
Compared to NIV1984Above all else, guard your heart, for iteverything isyou thedo wellspringflows offrom lifeit.
Compared to TNIVAbove all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.

Proverbs 13:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSנֹצֵ֣ר פִּ֭יו שֹׁמֵ֣ר נַפְשׁ֑וֹ פֹּשֵׂ֥ק שְׂ֝פָתָ֗יו מְחִתָּה־ לֽוֹ׃
NIV1984He who guards his lips guards his life, but he who speaks rashly will come to ruin.
TNIVThose who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.
NIV2011Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.
Compared to NIV1984HeThose who guardsguard histheir lips guardspreserve histheir lifelives, but hethose who speaksspeak rashly will come to ruin.
Compared to TNIVThose who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.

Proverbs 16:17

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמְסִלַּ֣ת יְ֭שָׁרִים ס֣וּר מֵרָ֑ע שֹׁמֵ֥ר נַ֝פְשׁ֗וֹ נֹצֵ֥ר דַּרְכּֽוֹ׃
NIV1984The highway of the upright avoids evil; he who guards his way guards his life.
TNIVThe highway of the upright avoids evil; those who guard their ways preserve their lives.
NIV2011The highway of the upright avoids evil; those who guard their ways preserve their lives.
Compared to NIV1984The highway of the upright avoids evil; hethose who guardsguard histheir wayways guardspreserve histheir lifelives.
Compared to TNIVThe highway of the upright avoids evil; those who guard their ways preserve their lives.

Proverbs 16:31

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSעֲטֶ֣רֶת תִּפְאֶ֣רֶת שֵׂיבָ֑ה בְּדֶ֥רֶךְ צְ֝דָקָ֗ה תִּמָּצֵֽא׃
NIV1984Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained by a righteous life.
TNIVGray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained in the way of righteousness.
NIV2011Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained in the way of righteousness.
Compared to NIV1984Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained byin athe righteousway lifeof righteousness.
Compared to TNIVGray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained in the way of righteousness.

Proverbs 19:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאִוֶּ֣לֶת אָ֭דָם תְּסַלֵּ֣ף דַּרְכּ֑וֹ וְעַל־ יְ֝הוָ֗ה יִזְעַ֥ף לִבּֽוֹ׃
NIV1984A man's own folly ruins his life, yet his heart rages against the LORD.
TNIVOne's own folly leads to ruin, yet the heart rages against the LORD.
NIV2011A person's own folly leads to their ruin, yet their heart rages against the LORD.
Compared to NIV1984A manperson's own folly ruinsleads histo lifetheir ruin, yet histheir heart rages against the LORD.
Compared to TNIVOneA person's own folly leads to their ruin, yet thetheir heart rages against the LORD.

Proverbs 20:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSנַ֣הַם כַּ֭כְּפִיר אֵ֣ימַת מֶ֑לֶךְ מִ֝תְעַבְּר֗וֹ חוֹטֵ֥א נַפְשֽׁוֹ׃
NIV1984A king's wrath is like the roar of a lion; he who angers him forfeits his life.
TNIVA king's wrath strikes terror like the roar of a lion; those who anger him forfeit their lives.
NIV2011A king's wrath strikes terror like the roar of a lion; those who anger him forfeit their lives.
Compared to NIV1984A king's wrath isstrikes terror like the roar of a lion; hethose who angersanger him forfeitsforfeit histheir lifelives.
Compared to TNIVA king's wrath strikes terror like the roar of a lion; those who anger him forfeit their lives.

Proverbs 20:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמִתְהַלֵּ֣ךְ בְּתֻמּ֣וֹ צַדִּ֑יק אַשְׁרֵ֖י בָנָ֣יו אַחֲרָֽיו׃
NIV1984The righteous man leads a blameless life; blessed are his children after him.
TNIVThe righteous lead blameless lives; blessed are their children after them.
NIV2011The righteous lead blameless lives; blessed are their children after them.
Compared to NIV1984The righteous manlead leads a blameless lifelives; blessed are histheir children after himthem.
Compared to TNIVThe righteous lead blameless lives; blessed are their children after them.

Proverbs 28:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSנָגִ֗יד חֲסַ֣ר תְּ֭בוּנוֹת וְרַ֥ב מַעֲשַׁקּ֑וֹת בֶ֝֗צַע יַאֲרִ֥יךְ יָמִֽים׃
NIV1984A tyrannical ruler lacks judgment, but he who hates ill-gotten gain will enjoy a long life.
TNIVA tyrannical ruler practices extortion, but one who hates ill-gotten gain will enjoy a long reign.
NIV2011A tyrannical ruler practices extortion, but one who hates ill-gotten gain will enjoy a long reign.
Compared to NIV1984A tyrannical ruler lackspractices judgmentextortion, but heone who hates ill-gotten gain will enjoy a long lifereign.
Compared to TNIVA tyrannical ruler practices extortion, but one who hates ill-gotten gain will enjoy a long reign.

Ecclesiastes 7:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכִּ֛י בְּצֵ֥ל הַֽחָכְמָ֖ה בְּצֵ֣ל הַכָּ֑סֶף וְיִתְר֣וֹן דַּ֔עַת הַֽחָכְמָ֖ה תְּחַיֶּ֥ה בְעָלֶֽיהָ׃
NIV1984Wisdom is a shelter as money is a shelter, but the advantage of knowledge is this: that wisdom preserves the life of its possessor.
TNIVWisdom is a shelter as money is a shelter, but the advantage of knowledge is this: Wisdom preserves the life of its possessor.
NIV2011Wisdom is a shelter as money is a shelter, but the advantage of knowledge is this: Wisdom preserves those who have it.
Compared to NIV1984Wisdom is a shelter as money is a shelter, but the advantage of knowledge is this: thatWisdom wisdom preserves thethose lifewho ofhave its possessorit.
Compared to TNIVWisdom is a shelter as money is a shelter, but the advantage of knowledge is this: Wisdom preserves thethose lifewho ofhave its possessorit.

Jeremiah 4:30

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSשָׁד֜וּד מַֽה־ תַּעֲשִׂ֗י כִּֽי־ תִלְבְּשִׁ֨י שָׁנִ֜י כִּי־ תַעְדִּ֣י עֲדִי־ זָהָ֗ב כִּֽי־ תִקְרְעִ֤י בַפּוּךְ֙ עֵינַ֔יִךְ לַשָּׁ֖וְא תִּתְיַפִּ֑י מָאֲסוּ־ בָ֥ךְ עֹגְבִ֖ים נַפְשֵׁ֥ךְ יְבַקֵּֽשׁוּ׃
NIV1984What are you doing, O devastated one? Why dress yourself in scarlet and put on jewels of gold? Why shade your eyes with paint? You adorn yourself in vain. Your lovers despise you; they seek your life.
TNIVWhat are you doing, you devastated one? Why dress yourself in scarlet and put on jewels of gold? Why color your eyes with paint? You adorn yourself in vain. Your lovers despise you; they seek your life.
NIV2011What are you doing, you devastated one? Why dress yourself in scarlet and put on jewels of gold? Why highlight your eyes with makeup? You adorn yourself in vain. Your lovers despise you; they want to kill you.
Compared to NIV1984What are you doing, Oyou devastated one? Why dress yourself in scarlet and put on jewels of gold? Why shadehighlight your eyes with paintmakeup? You adorn yourself in vain. Your lovers despise you; they seekwant yourto lifekill you.
Compared to TNIVWhat are you doing, you devastated one? Why dress yourself in scarlet and put on jewels of gold? Why colorhighlight your eyes with paintmakeup? You adorn yourself in vain. Your lovers despise you; they seekwant yourto lifekill you.

Jeremiah 10:23

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיָדַ֣עְתִּי יְהוָ֔ה כִּ֛י לֹ֥א לָאָדָ֖ם דַּרְכּ֑וֹ לֹֽא־ לְאִ֣ישׁ הֹלֵ֔ךְ וְהָכִ֖ין אֶֽת־ צַעֲדֽוֹ׃
NIV1984I know, O LORD, that a man's life is not his own; it is not for man to direct his steps.
TNIVLORD, I know that people's lives are not their own; it is not for them to direct their steps.
NIV2011LORD, I know that people's lives are not their own; it is not for them to direct their steps.
Compared to NIV1984LORD, I know, O LORD, that a manpeople's lifelives isare not histheir own; it is not for manthem to direct histheir steps.
Compared to TNIVLORD, I know that people's lives are not their own; it is not for them to direct their steps.

Jeremiah 11:21

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס לָכֵ֗ן כֹּֽה־ אָמַ֤ר יְהוָה֙ עַל־ אַנְשֵׁ֣י עֲנָת֔וֹת הַֽמְבַקְשִׁ֥ים אֶֽת־ נַפְשְׁךָ֖ לֵאמֹ֑ר לֹ֤א תִנָּבֵא֙ בְּשֵׁ֣ם יְהוָ֔ה וְלֹ֥א תָמ֖וּת בְּיָדֵֽנוּ׃
NIV1984"Therefore this is what the LORD says about the men of Anathoth who are seeking your life and saying, 'Do not prophesy in the name of the LORD or you will die by our hands'--
TNIV"Therefore this is what the LORD says about the people of Anathoth who are seeking your life and saying, 'Do not prophesy in the name of the LORD or you will die by our hands'--
NIV2011Therefore this is what the LORD says about the people of Anathoth who are threatening to kill you, saying, "Do not prophesy in the name of the LORD or you will die by our hands"--
Compared to NIV1984"Therefore this is what the LORD says about the menpeople of Anathoth who are seekingthreatening yourto lifekill and you, saying, ', "Do not prophesy in the name of the LORD or you will die by our hands'--"--
Compared to TNIV"Therefore this is what the LORD says about the people of Anathoth who are seekingthreatening yourto lifekill and you, saying, ', "Do not prophesy in the name of the LORD or you will die by our hands'--"--

Jeremiah 17:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSקֹרֵ֤א דָגַר֙ וְלֹ֣א יָלָ֔ד עֹ֥שֶׂה עֹ֖שֶׁר וְלֹ֣א בְמִשְׁפָּ֑ט בַּחֲצִ֤י יַעַזְבֶ֔נּוּ וּבְאַחֲרִית֖וֹ יִהְיֶ֥ה נָבָֽל׃
NIV1984Like a partridge that hatches eggs it did not lay is the man who gains riches by unjust means. When his life is half gone, they will desert him, and in the end he will prove to be a fool.
TNIVLike a partridge that hatches eggs it did not lay are those who gain riches by unjust means. When their lives are half gone, their riches will desert them, and in the end they will prove to be fools.
NIV2011Like a partridge that hatches eggs it did not lay are those who gain riches by unjust means. When their lives are half gone, their riches will desert them, and in the end they will prove to be fools.
Compared to NIV1984Like a partridge that hatches eggs it did not lay isare thethose man who gainsgain riches by unjust means. When histheir lifelives isare half gone, theytheir riches will desert himthem, and in the end hethey will prove to be a foolfools.
Compared to TNIVLike a partridge that hatches eggs it did not lay are those who gain riches by unjust means. When their lives are half gone, their riches will desert them, and in the end they will prove to be fools.

Jeremiah 21:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהַיֹּשֵׁב֙ בָּעִ֣יר הַזֹּ֔את יָמ֕וּת בַּחֶ֖רֶב וּבָרָעָ֣ב וּבַדָּ֑בֶר וְהַיּוֹצֵא֩ וְנָפַ֨ל עַל־ הַכַּשְׂדִּ֜ים הַצָּרִ֤ים עֲלֵיכֶם֙ וְהָֽיְתָה־ לּ֥וֹ נַפְשׁ֖וֹ לְשָׁלָֽל׃
NIV1984Whoever stays in this city will die by the sword, famine or plague. But whoever goes out and surrenders to the Babylonians who are besieging you will live; he will escape with his life.
TNIVWhoever stays in this city will die by the sword, famine or plague. But whoever goes out and surrenders to the Babylonians who are besieging you will live; they will escape with their lives.
NIV2011Whoever stays in this city will die by the sword, famine or plague. But whoever goes out and surrenders to the Babylonians who are besieging you will live; they will escape with their lives.
Compared to NIV1984Whoever stays in this city will die by the sword, famine or plague. But whoever goes out and surrenders to the Babylonians who are besieging you will live; hethey will escape with histheir lifelives.
Compared to TNIVWhoever stays in this city will die by the sword, famine or plague. But whoever goes out and surrenders to the Babylonians who are besieging you will live; they will escape with their lives.

Jeremiah 22:25

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוּנְתַתִּ֗יךָ בְּיַד֙ מְבַקְשֵׁ֣י נַפְשֶׁ֔ךָ וּבְיַ֛ד אֲשֶׁר־ אַתָּ֥ה יָג֖וֹר מִפְּנֵיהֶ֑ם וּבְיַ֛ד נְבוּכַדְרֶאצַּ֥ר מֶֽלֶךְ־ בָּבֶ֖ל וּבְיַ֥ד הַכַּשְׂדִּֽים׃
NIV1984I will hand you over to those who seek your life, those you fear--to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and to the Babylonians.
TNIVI will deliver you into the hands of those who seek your life, those you fear--Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and the Babylonians.
NIV2011I will deliver you into the hands of those who want to kill you, those you fear--Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and the Babylonians.
Compared to NIV1984I will handdeliver you overinto tothe hands of those who seekwant yourto lifekill you, those you fear--to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and to the Babylonians.
Compared to TNIVI will deliver you into the hands of those who seekwant yourto lifekill you, those you fear--Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and the Babylonians.

Jeremiah 38:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס כֹּה֮ אָמַ֣ר יְהוָה֒ הַיֹּשֵׁב֙ בָּעִ֣יר הַזֹּ֔את יָמ֕וּת בַּחֶ֖רֶב בָּרָעָ֣ב וּבַדָּ֑בֶר וְהַיֹּצֵ֤א אֶל־ הַכַּשְׂדִּים֙ וְהָיְתָה־ לּ֥וֹ נַפְשׁ֛וֹ לְשָׁלָ֖ל וָחָֽי׃
NIV1984"This is what the LORD says: 'Whoever stays in this city will die by the sword, famine or plague, but whoever goes over to the Babylonians will live. He will escape with his life; he will live.'
TNIV"This is what the LORD says: 'Whoever stays in this city will die by the sword, famine or plague, but whoever goes over to the Babylonians will live. They will escape with their lives; they will live.'
NIV2011"This is what the LORD says: 'Whoever stays in this city will die by the sword, famine or plague, but whoever goes over to the Babylonians will live. They will escape with their lives; they will live.'
Compared to NIV1984"This is what the LORD says: 'Whoever stays in this city will die by the sword, famine or plague, but whoever goes over to the Babylonians will live. HeThey will escape with histheir lifelives; hethey will live.'
Compared to TNIV"This is what the LORD says: 'Whoever stays in this city will die by the sword, famine or plague, but whoever goes over to the Babylonians will live. They will escape with their lives; they will live.'

Jeremiah 38:16

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס וַיִּשָּׁבַ֞ע הַמֶּ֧לֶךְ צִדְקִיָּ֛הוּ אֶֽל־ יִרְמְיָ֖הוּ בַּסֵּ֣תֶר לֵאמֹ֑ר חַי־ יְהוָ֞ה אֲשֶׁר֩ עָשָׂה־ לָ֨נוּ אֶת־ הַנֶּ֤פֶשׁ הַזֹּאת֙ אִם־ אֲמִיתֶ֔ךָ וְאִם־ אֶתֶּנְךָ֗ בְּיַד֙ הָאֲנָשִׁ֣ים הָאֵ֔לֶּה אֲשֶׁ֥ר מְבַקְשִׁ֖ים אֶת־ נַפְשֶֽׁךָ׃
NIV1984But King Zedekiah swore this oath secretly to Jeremiah: "As surely as the LORD lives, who has given us breath, I will neither kill you nor hand you over to those who are seeking your life."
TNIVBut King Zedekiah swore this oath secretly to Jeremiah: "As surely as the LORD lives, who has given us breath, I will neither kill you nor hand you over to those who are seeking your life."
NIV2011But King Zedekiah swore this oath secretly to Jeremiah: "As surely as the LORD lives, who has given us breath, I will neither kill you nor hand you over to those who want to kill you."
Compared to NIV1984But King Zedekiah swore this oath secretly to Jeremiah: "As surely as the LORD lives, who has given us breath, I will neither kill you nor hand you over to those who arewant seekingto yourkill lifeyou."
Compared to TNIVBut King Zedekiah swore this oath secretly to Jeremiah: "As surely as the LORD lives, who has given us breath, I will neither kill you nor hand you over to those who arewant seekingto yourkill lifeyou."

Jeremiah 44:30

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס כֹּ֣ה ׀ אָמַ֣ר יְהוָ֗ה הִנְנִ֣י נֹ֠תֵן אֶת־ פַּרְעֹ֨ה חָפְרַ֤ע מֶֽלֶךְ־ מִצְרַ֙יִם֙ בְּיַ֣ד אֹֽיְבָ֔יו וּבְיַ֖ד מְבַקְשֵׁ֣י נַפְשׁ֑וֹ כַּאֲשֶׁ֨ר נָתַ֜תִּי אֶת־ צִדְקִיָּ֣הוּ מֶֽלֶךְ־ יְהוּדָ֗ה בְּיַ֨ד נְבוּכַדְרֶאצַּ֧ר מֶֽלֶךְ־ בָּבֶ֛ל אֹיְב֖וֹ וּמְבַקֵּ֥שׁ נַפְשֽׁוֹ׃
NIV1984This is what the LORD says: 'I am going to hand Pharaoh Hophra king of Egypt over to his enemies who seek his life, just as I handed Zedekiah king of Judah over to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, the enemy who was seeking his life.'"
TNIVThis is what the LORD says: 'I am going to deliver Pharaoh Hophra king of Egypt into the hands of his enemies who seek his life, just as I gave Zedekiah king of Judah into the hands of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, the enemy who was seeking his life.'"
NIV2011This is what the LORD says: 'I am going to deliver Pharaoh Hophra king of Egypt into the hands of his enemies who want to kill him, just as I gave Zedekiah king of Judah into the hands of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, the enemy who wanted to kill him.'"
Compared to NIV1984This is what the LORD says: 'I am going to handdeliver Pharaoh Hophra king of Egypt overinto tothe hands of his enemies who seekwant histo lifekill him, just as I handedgave Zedekiah king of Judah overinto tothe hands of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, the enemy who waswanted seekingto hiskill lifehim.'"
Compared to TNIVThis is what the LORD says: 'I am going to deliver Pharaoh Hophra king of Egypt into the hands of his enemies who seekwant histo lifekill him, just as I gave Zedekiah king of Judah into the hands of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, the enemy who waswanted seekingto hiskill lifehim.'"

John 7:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTΚαὶ ⸂μετὰ ταῦτα περιεπάτει ὁ Ἰησοῦς⸃ ἐν τῇ Γαλιλαίᾳ, οὐ γὰρ ἤθελεν ἐν τῇ Ἰουδαίᾳ περιπατεῖν, ὅτι ἐζήτουν αὐτὸν οἱ Ἰουδαῖοι ἀποκτεῖναι.
SBLGNT apparatusμετὰ ταῦτα περιεπάτει ὁ Ἰησοῦς WH Treg NIV ] περιεπάτει ὁ Ἰησοῦς μετὰ ταῦτα RP
NIV1984After this, Jesus went around in Galilee, purposely staying away from Judea because the Jews there were waiting to take his life.
TNIVAfter this, Jesus went around in Galilee. He did not want to go about in Judea because the Jewish leaders there were looking for a way to kill him.
NIV2011After this, Jesus went around in Galilee. He did not want to go about in Judea because the Jewish leaders there were looking for a way to kill him.
Compared to NIV1984After this, Jesus went around in Galilee, purposely. He stayingdid awaynot fromwant to go about in Judea because the JewsJewish leaders there were waitinglooking tofor takea hisway lifeto kill him.
Compared to TNIVAfter this, Jesus went around in Galilee. He did not want to go about in Judea because the Jewish leaders there were looking for a way to kill him.

John 9:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἀπεκρίθη Ἰησοῦς· Οὔτε οὗτος ἥμαρτεν οὔτε οἱ γονεῖς αὐτοῦ, ἀλλ’ ἵνα φανερωθῇ τὰ ἔργα τοῦ θεοῦ ἐν αὐτῷ.
NIV1984"Neither this man nor his parents sinned," said Jesus, "but this happened so that the work of God might be displayed in his life.
TNIV"Neither this man nor his parents sinned," said Jesus, "but this happened so that the works of God might be displayed in him.
NIV2011"Neither this man nor his parents sinned," said Jesus, "but this happened so that the works of God might be displayed in him.
Compared to NIV1984"Neither this man nor his parents sinned," said Jesus, "but this happened so that the workworks of God might be displayed in his lifehim.
Compared to TNIV"Neither this man nor his parents sinned," said Jesus, "but this happened so that the works of God might be displayed in him.

1 Corinthians 7:17

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTΕἰ μὴ ἑκάστῳ ὡς ⸀ἐμέρισεν ὁ ⸀κύριος, ἕκαστον ὡς κέκληκεν ὁ ⸀θεός, οὕτως περιπατείτω· καὶ οὕτως ἐν ταῖς ἐκκλησίαις πάσαις διατάσσομαι.
SBLGNT apparatusἐμέρισεν NIV RP ] μεμέρικεν WH Treg • κύριος WH Treg NIV ] θεός RP • θεός WH Treg NIV ] κύριος RP
NIV1984Nevertheless, each one should retain the place in life that the Lord assigned to him and to which God has called him. This is the rule I lay down in all the churches.
TNIVNevertheless, each of you should live as a believer in whatever situation the Lord has assigned to you, just as God has called you. This is the rule I lay down in all the churches.
NIV2011Nevertheless, each person should live as a believer in whatever situation the Lord has assigned to them, just as God has called them. This is the rule I lay down in all the churches.
Compared to NIV1984Nevertheless, each oneperson should retainlive theas placea believer in lifewhatever thatsituation the Lord has assigned to himthem, just andas to which God has called himthem. This is the rule I lay down in all the churches.
Compared to TNIVNevertheless, each ofperson you should live as a believer in whatever situation the Lord has assigned to youthem, just as God has called youthem. This is the rule I lay down in all the churches.

Ephesians 5:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ περιπατεῖτε ἐν ἀγάπῃ, καθὼς καὶ ὁ Χριστὸς ἠγάπησεν ⸀ἡμᾶς καὶ παρέδωκεν ἑαυτὸν ὑπὲρ ⸀ἡμῶν προσφορὰν καὶ θυσίαν τῷ θεῷ εἰς ὀσμὴν εὐωδίας.
SBLGNT apparatusἡμᾶς RP NIV ] ὑμᾶς WH Treg • ἡμῶν RP NIV Treg ] ὑμῶν WH
NIV1984and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.
TNIVand walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.
NIV2011and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.
Compared to NIV1984and livewalk ain lifethe way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.
Compared to TNIVand walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

1 Timothy 4:12

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTμηδείς σου τῆς νεότητος καταφρονείτω, ἀλλὰ τύπος γίνου τῶν πιστῶν ἐν λόγῳ, ἐν ἀναστροφῇ, ἐν ⸀ἀγάπῃ, ἐν πίστει, ἐν ἁγνείᾳ.
SBLGNT apparatusἀγάπῃ WH Treg NIV ] + ἐν πνεύματι RP
NIV1984Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity.
TNIVDon't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.
NIV2011Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.
Compared to NIV1984Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in lifeconduct, in love, in faith and in purity.
Compared to TNIVDon't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.

James 1:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὀργὴ γὰρ ἀνδρὸς δικαιοσύνην θεοῦ ⸂οὐκ ἐργάζεται⸃.
SBLGNT apparatusοὐκ ἐργάζεται WH Treg NIV ] οὐ κατεργάζεται RP
NIV1984for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.
TNIVbecause our anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.
NIV2011because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.
Compared to NIV1984forbecause man'shuman anger does not bringproduce about the righteous liferighteousness that God desires.
Compared to TNIVbecause ourhuman anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.

1 Peter 4:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTεἰς τὸ μηκέτι ἀνθρώπων ἐπιθυμίαις ἀλλὰ θελήματι θεοῦ τὸν ἐπίλοιπον ἐν σαρκὶ βιῶσαι χρόνον.
NIV1984As a result, he does not live the rest of his earthly life for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God.
TNIVAs a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God.
NIV2011As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God.
Compared to NIV1984As a result, hethey doesdo not live the rest of histheir earthly lifelives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God.
Compared to TNIVAs a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God.

Verses where Life was added

1 Samuel 27:12

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיַּאֲמֵ֥ן אָכִ֖ישׁ בְּדָוִ֣ד לֵאמֹ֑ר הַבְאֵ֤שׁ הִבְאִישׁ֙ בְּעַמּ֣וֹ בְיִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל וְהָ֥יָה לִ֖י לְעֶ֥בֶד עוֹלָֽם׃
NIV1984Achish trusted David and said to himself, "He has become so odious to his people, the Israelites, that he will be my servant forever."
TNIVAchish trusted David and said to himself, "He has become so obnoxious to his people, the Israelites, that he will be my servant for life."
NIV2011Achish trusted David and said to himself, "He has become so obnoxious to his people, the Israelites, that he will be my servant for life."
Compared to NIV1984Achish trusted David and said to himself, "He has become so odiousobnoxious to his people, the Israelites, that he will be my servant foreverfor life."
Compared to TNIVAchish trusted David and said to himself, "He has become so obnoxious to his people, the Israelites, that he will be my servant for life."

2 Samuel 19:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאַחַ֣י אַתֶּ֔ם עַצְמִ֥י וּבְשָׂרִ֖י אַתֶּ֑ם וְלָ֧מָּה תִהְי֛וּ אַחֲרֹנִ֖ים לְהָשִׁ֥יב אֶת־ הַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃
NIV1984And say to Amasa, 'Are you not my own flesh and blood? May God deal with me, be it ever so severely, if from now on you are not the commander of my army in place of Joab.'"
TNIVAnd say to Amasa, 'Are you not my own flesh and blood? May God deal with me, be it ever so severely, if you are not the commander of my army for life in place of Joab.'"
NIV2011And say to Amasa, 'Are you not my own flesh and blood? May God deal with me, be it ever so severely, if you are not the commander of my army for life in place of Joab.'"
Compared to NIV1984And say to Amasa, 'Are you not my own flesh and blood? May God deal with me, be it ever so severely, if from now on you are not the commander of my army for life in place of Joab.'"
Compared to TNIVAnd say to Amasa, 'Are you not my own flesh and blood? May God deal with me, be it ever so severely, if you are not the commander of my army for life in place of Joab.'"

Job 6:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְיֹאֵ֣ל אֱ֭לוֹהַּ וִֽידַכְּאֵ֑נִי יַתֵּ֥ר יָ֝ד֗וֹ וִֽיבַצְּעֵֽנִי׃
NIV1984that God would be willing to crush me, to let loose his hand and cut me off!
TNIVthat God would be willing to crush me, to let loose his hand and cut off my life!
NIV2011that God would be willing to crush me, to let loose his hand and cut off my life!
Compared to NIV1984that God would be willing to crush me, to let loose his hand and cut me off my life!
Compared to TNIVthat God would be willing to crush me, to let loose his hand and cut off my life!

Job 27:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSחַי־ אֵ֭ל הֵסִ֣יר מִשְׁפָּטִ֑י וְ֝שַׁדַּ֗י הֵמַ֥ר נַפְשִֽׁי׃
NIV1984"As surely as God lives, who has denied me justice, the Almighty, who has made me taste bitterness of soul,
TNIV"As surely as God lives, who has denied me justice, the Almighty, who has made my life bitter,
NIV2011"As surely as God lives, who has denied me justice, the Almighty, who has made my life bitter,
Compared to NIV1984"As surely as God lives, who has denied me justice, the Almighty, who has made memy tastelife bitterness of soulbitter,
Compared to TNIV"As surely as God lives, who has denied me justice, the Almighty, who has made my life bitter,

Job 33:28

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSפָּדָ֣ה מֵעֲבֹ֣ר בַּשָּׁ֑חַת בָּא֥וֹר תִּרְאֶֽה׃
NIV1984He redeemed my soul from going down to the pit, and I will live to enjoy the light.'
TNIVGod has delivered us from going down to the pit, and we shall live to enjoy the light of life.'
NIV2011God has delivered me from going down to the pit, and I shall live to enjoy the light of life.'
Compared to NIV1984HeGod redeemedhas mydelivered soulme from going down to the pit, and I willshall live to enjoy the light of life.'
Compared to TNIVGod has delivered usme from going down to the pit, and weI shall live to enjoy the light of life.'

Psalms 39:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSשִֽׁמְעָ֥ה־ תְפִלָּתִ֨י ׀ יְהוָ֡ה וְשַׁוְעָתִ֨י ׀ הַאֲזִינָה֮ אֶֽל־ דִּמְעָתִ֗י אַֽל־ תֶּ֫חֱרַ֥שׁ כִּ֤י גֵ֣ר אָנֹכִ֣י עִמָּ֑ךְ תּ֝וֹשָׁ֗ב כְּכָל־ אֲבוֹתָֽי׃
NIV1984Look away from me, that I may rejoice again before I depart and am no more."
TNIVLook away from me, that I may enjoy life again before I depart and am no more."
NIV2011Look away from me, that I may enjoy life again before I depart and am no more."
Compared to NIV1984Look away from me, that I may rejoiceenjoy life again before I depart and am no more."
Compared to TNIVLook away from me, that I may enjoy life again before I depart and am no more."

Psalms 103:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאֱ֭נוֹשׁ כֶּחָצִ֣יר יָמָ֑יו כְּצִ֥יץ הַ֝שָּׂדֶ֗ה כֵּ֣ן יָצִֽיץ׃
NIV1984As for man, his days are like grass, he flourishes like a flower of the field;
TNIVAs for mortals, their days are like grass, they flourish like a flower of the field;
NIV2011The life of mortals is like grass, they flourish like a flower of the field;
Compared to NIV1984AsThe forlife man, hisof daysmortals areis like grass, hethey flourishesflourish like a flower of the field;
Compared to TNIVAsThe forlife of mortals, their days areis like grass, they flourish like a flower of the field;

Psalms 143:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהַשְׁמִ֘יעֵ֤נִי בַבֹּ֨קֶר ׀ חַסְדֶּךָ֮ כִּֽי־ בְךָ֪ בָ֫טָ֥חְתִּי הוֹדִיעֵ֗נִי דֶּֽרֶךְ־ ז֥וּ אֵלֵ֑ךְ כִּֽי־ אֵ֝לֶיךָ נָשָׂ֥אתִי נַפְשִֽׁי׃
NIV1984Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul.
TNIVLet the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.
NIV2011Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.
Compared to NIV1984Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I liftentrust up my soullife.
Compared to TNIVLet the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.

Proverbs 1:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכֵּ֗ן אָ֭רְחוֹת כָּל־ בֹּ֣צֵֽעַ בָּ֑צַע אֶת־ נֶ֖פֶשׁ בְּעָלָ֣יו יִקָּֽח׃
NIV1984Such is the end of all who go after ill-gotten gain; it takes away the lives of those who get it.
TNIVSuch are the paths of all who go after ill-gotten gain; it takes away the life of those who get it.
NIV2011Such are the paths of all who go after ill-gotten gain; it takes away the life of those who get it.
Compared to NIV1984Such isare the endpaths of all who go after ill-gotten gain; it takes away the liveslife of those who get it.
Compared to TNIVSuch are the paths of all who go after ill-gotten gain; it takes away the life of those who get it.

Proverbs 19:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSקֹֽנֶה־ לֵּ֭ב אֹהֵ֣ב נַפְשׁ֑וֹ שֹׁמֵ֥ר תְּ֝בוּנָ֗ה לִמְצֹא־ טֽוֹב׃
NIV1984He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; he who cherishes understanding prospers.
TNIVThose who get wisdom love their own lives; those who cherish understanding will soon prosper.
NIV2011The one who gets wisdom loves life; the one who cherishes understanding will soon prosper.
Compared to NIV1984HeThe one who gets wisdom loves his own soullife; hethe one who cherishes understanding prosperswill soon prosper.
Compared to TNIVThoseThe one who getgets wisdom loveloves their own liveslife; thosethe one who cherishcherishes understanding will soon prosper.

Proverbs 22:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSצִנִּ֣ים פַּ֭חִים בְּדֶ֣רֶךְ עִקֵּ֑שׁ שׁוֹמֵ֥ר נַ֝פְשׁ֗וֹ יִרְחַ֥ק מֵהֶֽם׃
NIV1984In the paths of the wicked lie thorns and snares, but he who guards his soul stays far from them.
TNIVIn the paths of the wicked are snares and pitfalls, but those who would preserve their life stay far from them.
NIV2011In the paths of the wicked are snares and pitfalls, but those who would preserve their life stay far from them.
Compared to NIV1984In the paths of the wicked lieare thornssnares and snarespitfalls, but hethose who guardswould hispreserve soultheir stayslife stay far from them.
Compared to TNIVIn the paths of the wicked are snares and pitfalls, but those who would preserve their life stay far from them.

Proverbs 22:23

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּֽי־ יְ֭הוָה יָרִ֣יב רִיבָ֑ם וְקָבַ֖ע אֶת־ קֹבְעֵיהֶ֣ם נָֽפֶשׁ׃
NIV1984for the LORD will take up their case and will plunder those who plunder them.
TNIVfor the LORD will take up their case and will exact life for life.
NIV2011for the LORD will take up their case and will exact life for life.
Compared to NIV1984for the LORD will take up their case and will plunderexact thoselife whofor plunder themlife.
Compared to TNIVfor the LORD will take up their case and will exact life for life.

Proverbs 27:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכַּ֭מַּיִם הַפָּנִ֣ים לַפָּנִ֑ים כֵּ֤ן לֵֽב־ הָ֝אָדָ֗ם לָאָדָֽם׃
NIV1984As water reflects a face, so a man's heart reflects the man.
TNIVAs water reflects the face, so one's life reflects the heart.
NIV2011As water reflects the face, so one's life reflects the heart.
Compared to NIV1984As water reflects athe face, so a manone's heartlife reflects the manheart.
Compared to TNIVAs water reflects the face, so one's life reflects the heart.

Isaiah 26:18

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSהָרִ֣ינוּ חַ֔לְנוּ כְּמ֖וֹ יָלַ֣דְנוּ ר֑וּחַ יְשׁוּעֹת֙ בַּל־ נַ֣עֲשֶׂה אֶ֔רֶץ וּבַֽל־ יִפְּל֖וּ יֹשְׁבֵ֥י תֵבֵֽל׃
NIV1984We were with child, we writhed in pain, but we gave birth to wind. We have not brought salvation to the earth; we have not given birth to people of the world.
TNIVWe were with child, we writhed in pain, but we gave birth to wind. We have not brought salvation to the earth, and the people of the world have not been reborn.
NIV2011We were with child, we writhed in labor, but we gave birth to wind. We have not brought salvation to the earth, and the people of the world have not come to life.
Compared to NIV1984We were with child, we writhed in painlabor, but we gave birth to wind. We have not brought salvation to the earth; we, and havethe not given birth to people of the world have not come to life.
Compared to TNIVWe were with child, we writhed in painlabor, but we gave birth to wind. We have not brought salvation to the earth, and the people of the world have not beencome rebornto life.

Ezekiel 33:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס וְ֠הַצֹּפֶה כִּֽי־ יִרְאֶ֨ה אֶת־ הַחֶ֜רֶב בָּאָ֗ה וְלֹֽא־ תָקַ֤ע בַּשּׁוֹפָר֙ וְהָעָ֣ם לֹֽא־ נִזְהָ֔ר וַתָּב֣וֹא חֶ֔רֶב וַתִּקַּ֥ח מֵהֶ֖ם נָ֑פֶשׁ ה֚וּא בַּעֲוֺנ֣וֹ נִלְקָ֔ח וְדָמ֖וֹ מִיַּֽד־ הַצֹּפֶ֥ה אֶדְרֹֽשׁ׃
NIV1984But if the watchman sees the sword coming and does not blow the trumpet to warn the people and the sword comes and takes the life of one of them, that man will be taken away because of his sin, but I will hold the watchman accountable for his blood.'
TNIVBut if the watchman sees the sword coming and does not blow the trumpet to warn the people and the sword comes and takes someone's life, that person's life will be taken because of their sin, but I will hold the watchman accountable for their blood.'
NIV2011But if the watchman sees the sword coming and does not blow the trumpet to warn the people and the sword comes and takes someone's life, that person's life will be taken because of their sin, but I will hold the watchman accountable for their blood.'
Compared to NIV1984But if the watchman sees the sword coming and does not blow the trumpet to warn the people and the sword comes and takes thesomeone's life of one of them, that manperson's life will be taken away because of histheir sin, but I will hold the watchman accountable for histheir blood.'
Compared to TNIVBut if the watchman sees the sword coming and does not blow the trumpet to warn the people and the sword comes and takes someone's life, that person's life will be taken because of their sin, but I will hold the watchman accountable for their blood.'

Romans 1:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTπερὶ τοῦ υἱοῦ αὐτοῦ, τοῦ γενομένου ἐκ σπέρματος Δαυὶδ κατὰ σάρκα,
NIV1984regarding his Son, who as to his human nature was a descendant of David,
TNIVregarding his Son, who as to his earthly life was a descendant of David,
NIV2011regarding his Son, who as to his earthly life was a descendant of David,
Compared to NIV1984regarding his Son, who as to his humanearthly naturelife was a descendant of David,
Compared to TNIVregarding his Son, who as to his earthly life was a descendant of David,

Romans 6:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἀνθρώπινον λέγω διὰ τὴν ἀσθένειαν τῆς σαρκὸς ὑμῶν· ὥσπερ γὰρ παρεστήσατε τὰ μέλη ὑμῶν δοῦλα τῇ ἀκαθαρσίᾳ καὶ τῇ ἀνομίᾳ εἰς τὴν ἀνομίαν, οὕτως νῦν παραστήσατε τὰ μέλη ὑμῶν δοῦλα τῇ δικαιοσύνῃ εἰς ἁγιασμόν.
NIV1984I put this in human terms because you are weak in your natural selves. Just as you used to offer the parts of your body in slavery to impurity and to ever-increasing wickedness, so now offer them in slavery to righteousness leading to holiness.
TNIVI am using an example from everyday life because of your human limitations. Just as you used to offer yourselves as slaves to impurity and to ever-increasing wickedness, so now offer yourselves as slaves to righteousness leading to holiness.
NIV2011I am using an example from everyday life because of your human limitations. Just as you used to offer yourselves as slaves to impurity and to ever-increasing wickedness, so now offer yourselves as slaves to righteousness leading to holiness.
Compared to NIV1984I putam thisusing inan humanexample termsfrom becauseeveryday youlife arebecause weakof in your naturalhuman selveslimitations. Just as you used to offer theyourselves partsas ofslaves your body in slavery to impurity and to ever-increasing wickedness, so now offer themyourselves inas slaveryslaves to righteousness leading to holiness.
Compared to TNIVI am using an example from everyday life because of your human limitations. Just as you used to offer yourselves as slaves to impurity and to ever-increasing wickedness, so now offer yourselves as slaves to righteousness leading to holiness.

Romans 8:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTεἰ δὲ Χριστὸς ἐν ὑμῖν, τὸ μὲν σῶμα νεκρὸν διὰ ἁμαρτίαν, τὸ δὲ πνεῦμα ζωὴ διὰ δικαιοσύνην.
NIV1984But if Christ is in you, your body is dead because of sin, yet your spirit is alive because of righteousness.
TNIVBut if Christ is in you, then even though your body is subject to death because of sin, the Spirit gives life because of righteousness.
NIV2011But if Christ is in you, then even though your body is subject to death because of sin, the Spirit gives life because of righteousness.
Compared to NIV1984But if Christ is in you, then even though your body is deadsubject to death because of sin, yetthe yourSpirit spiritgives is alivelife because of righteousness.
Compared to TNIVBut if Christ is in you, then even though your body is subject to death because of sin, the Spirit gives life because of righteousness.

1 Corinthians 6:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTβιωτικὰ μὲν οὖν κριτήρια ἐὰν ἔχητε, τοὺς ἐξουθενημένους ἐν τῇ ἐκκλησίᾳ, τούτους καθίζετε;
NIV1984Therefore, if you have disputes about such matters, appoint as judges even men of little account in the church!
TNIVTherefore, if you have disputes about such matters, do you ask for a ruling from those whose way of life is scorned in the church?
NIV2011Therefore, if you have disputes about such matters, do you ask for a ruling from those whose way of life is scorned in the church?
Compared to NIV1984Therefore, if you have disputes about such matters, appointdo asyou judgesask evenfor mena ruling from those whose way of littlelife accountis scorned in the church!?
Compared to TNIVTherefore, if you have disputes about such matters, do you ask for a ruling from those whose way of life is scorned in the church?

2 Corinthians 1:23

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἘγὼ δὲ μάρτυρα τὸν θεὸν ἐπικαλοῦμαι ἐπὶ τὴν ἐμὴν ψυχήν, ὅτι φειδόμενος ὑμῶν οὐκέτι ἦλθον εἰς Κόρινθον.
NIV1984I call God as my witness that it was in order to spare you that I did not return to Corinth.
TNIVI call God as my witness--and I stake my life on it--that it was in order to spare you that I did not return to Corinth.
NIV2011I call God as my witness--and I stake my life on it--that it was in order to spare you that I did not return to Corinth.
Compared to NIV1984I call God as my witness--and I stake my life on it--that it was in order to spare you that I did not return to Corinth.
Compared to TNIVI call God as my witness--and I stake my life on it--that it was in order to spare you that I did not return to Corinth.

Ephesians 4:20

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὑμεῖς δὲ οὐχ οὕτως ἐμάθετε τὸν Χριστόν,
NIV1984You, however, did not come to know Christ that way.
TNIVThat, however, is not the way of life you learned
NIV2011That, however, is not the way of life you learned
Compared to NIV1984YouThat, however, didis not comethe toway knowof Christlife thatyou way.learned
Compared to TNIVThat, however, is not the way of life you learned

1 John 2:16

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὅτι πᾶν τὸ ἐν τῷ κόσμῳ, ἡ ἐπιθυμία τῆς σαρκὸς καὶ ἡ ἐπιθυμία τῶν ὀφθαλμῶν καὶ ἡ ἀλαζονεία τοῦ βίου, οὐκ ἔστιν ἐκ τοῦ πατρός, ἀλλὰ ἐκ τοῦ κόσμου ἐστίν·
NIV1984For everything in the world--the cravings of sinful man, the lust of his eyes and the boasting of what he has and does--comes not from the Father but from the world.
TNIVFor everything in the world--the cravings of sinful people, the lust of their eyes and their boasting about what they have and do--comes not from the Father but from the world.
NIV2011For everything in the world--the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life--comes not from the Father but from the world.
Compared to NIV1984For everything in the world--the cravingslust of sinfulthe manflesh, the lust of histhe eyes , and the boastingpride of what he has and doeslife--comes not from the Father but from the world.
Compared to TNIVFor everything in the world--the cravingslust of sinfulthe peopleflesh, the lust of theirthe eyes , and theirthe boastingpride aboutof what they have and dolife--comes not from the Father but from the world.


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