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

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The word 'Light' occurs the same number of times in the NIV2011 as in the NIV1984 (232 times). The word 'Light' was removed in 5 verses, and added in 5 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Light' 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 text770.0%
New text in NIV2011330.0%

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

Verses where Light was removed

Job 3:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיִגְאָלֻ֡הוּ חֹ֣שֶׁךְ וְ֭צַלְמָוֶת תִּשְׁכָּן־ עָלָ֣יו עֲנָנָ֑ה יְ֝בַעֲתֻ֗הוּ כִּֽמְרִ֥ירֵי יֽוֹם׃
NIV1984May darkness and deep shadow claim it once more; may a cloud settle over it; may blackness overwhelm its light.
TNIVMay gloom and utter darkness claim it once more; may a cloud settle over it; may blackness overwhelm it.
NIV2011May gloom and utter darkness claim it once more; may a cloud settle over it; may blackness overwhelm it.
Compared to NIV1984May darknessgloom and deeputter shadowdarkness claim it once more; may a cloud settle over it; may blackness overwhelm its lightit.
Compared to TNIVMay gloom and utter darkness claim it once more; may a cloud settle over it; may blackness overwhelm it.

Isaiah 5:30

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְיִנְהֹ֥ם עָלָ֛יו בַּיּ֥וֹם הַה֖וּא כְּנַהֲמַת־ יָ֑ם וְנִבַּ֤ט לָאָ֙רֶץ֙ וְהִנֵּה־ חֹ֔שֶׁךְ צַ֣ר וָא֔וֹר חָשַׁ֖ךְ בַּעֲרִיפֶֽיהָ׃
NIV1984In that day they will roar over it like the roaring of the sea. And if one looks at the land, he will see darkness and distress; even the light will be darkened by the clouds.
TNIVIn that day they will roar over it like the roaring of the sea. And if one looks at the land, there is only darkness and distress; even the sun will be darkened by clouds.
NIV2011In that day they will roar over it like the roaring of the sea. And if one looks at the land, there is only darkness and distress; even the sun will be darkened by clouds.
Compared to NIV1984In that day they will roar over it like the roaring of the sea. And if one looks at the land, hethere willis seeonly darkness and distress; even the lightsun will be darkened by the clouds.
Compared to TNIVIn that day they will roar over it like the roaring of the sea. And if one looks at the land, there is only darkness and distress; even the sun will be darkened by clouds.

Isaiah 57:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSבְּחַלְּקֵי־ נַ֣חַל חֶלְקֵ֔ךְ הֵ֥ם הֵ֖ם גּוֹרָלֵ֑ךְ גַּם־ לָהֶ֞ם שָׁפַ֥כְתְּ נֶ֙סֶךְ֙ הֶעֱלִ֣ית מִנְחָ֔ה הַ֥עַל אֵ֖לֶּה אֶנָּחֵֽם׃
NIV1984The idols among the smooth stones of the ravines are your portion; they, they are your lot. Yes, to them you have poured out drink offerings and offered grain offerings. In the light of these things, should I relent?
TNIVThe idols among the smooth stones of the ravines are your portion; they, they are your lot. Yes, to them you have poured out drink offerings and offered grain offerings. In view of all this, should I relent?
NIV2011The idols among the smooth stones of the ravines are your portion; indeed, they are your lot. Yes, to them you have poured out drink offerings and offered grain offerings. In view of all this, should I relent?
Compared to NIV1984The idols among the smooth stones of the ravines are your portion; theyindeed, they are your lot. Yes, to them you have poured out drink offerings and offered grain offerings. In theview light of theseall thingsthis, should I relent?
Compared to TNIVThe idols among the smooth stones of the ravines are your portion; theyindeed, they are your lot. Yes, to them you have poured out drink offerings and offered grain offerings. In view of all this, should I relent?

Zechariah 14:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְהָיָ֖ה בַּיּ֣וֹם הַה֑וּא לֹֽא־ יִהְיֶ֣ה א֔וֹר יְקָר֖וֹת
NIV1984On that day there will be no light, no cold or frost.
TNIVOn that day there will be no sunlight, no cold, frosty darkness.
NIV2011On that day there will be neither sunlight nor cold, frosty darkness.
Compared to NIV1984On that day there will be noneither light, nosunlight nor cold, frosty or frostdarkness.
Compared to TNIVOn that day there will be noneither sunlight, no nor cold, frosty darkness.

Ephesians 5:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTπᾶν γὰρ τὸ φανερούμενον φῶς ἐστιν. διὸ λέγει· Ἔγειρε, ὁ καθεύδων, καὶ ἀνάστα ἐκ τῶν νεκρῶν, καὶ ἐπιφαύσει σοι ὁ Χριστός.
NIV1984for it is light that makes everything visible. This is why it is said: "Wake up, O sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you."
TNIVThis is why it is said: "Wake up, sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you."
NIV2011This is why it is said: "Wake up, sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you."
Compared to NIV1984for it is light that makes everything visible. This is why it is said: "Wake up, O sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you."
Compared to TNIVThis is why it is said: "Wake up, sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you."

Verses where Light was added

Proverbs 15:30

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמְֽאוֹר־ עֵ֭ינַיִם יְשַׂמַּֽח־ לֵ֑ב שְׁמוּעָ֥ה ט֝וֹבָ֗ה תְּדַשֶּׁן־ עָֽצֶם׃
NIV1984A cheerful look brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones.
TNIVLight in a messenger's eyes brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones.
NIV2011Light in a messenger's eyes brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones.
Compared to NIV1984ALight cheerfulin looka messenger's eyes brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones.
Compared to TNIVLight in a messenger's eyes brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones.

Proverbs 20:27

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSנֵ֣ר יְ֭הוָה נִשְׁמַ֣ת אָדָ֑ם חֹ֝פֵ֗שׂ כָּל־ חַדְרֵי־ בָֽטֶן׃
NIV1984The lamp of the LORD searches the spirit of a man; it searches out his inmost being.
TNIVThe human spirit is the lamp of the LORD that sheds light on one's inmost being.
NIV2011The human spirit is the lamp of the LORD that sheds light on one's inmost being.
Compared to NIV1984The lamphuman ofspirit is the LORDlamp searchesof the spiritLORD ofthat asheds man; itlight searcheson out hisone's inmost being.
Compared to TNIVThe human spirit is the lamp of the LORD that sheds light on one's inmost being.

Luke 11:36

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTεἰ οὖν τὸ σῶμά σου ὅλον φωτεινόν, μὴ ἔχον ⸂μέρος τι⸃ σκοτεινόν, ἔσται φωτεινὸν ὅλον ὡς ὅταν ὁ λύχνος τῇ ἀστραπῇ φωτίζῃ σε.
SBLGNT apparatusμέρος τι WH Treg NIV ] τι μέρος RP
NIV1984Therefore, if your whole body is full of light, and no part of it dark, it will be completely lighted, as when the light of a lamp shines on you."
TNIVTherefore, if your whole body is full of light, and no part of it dark, it will be just as full of light as when a lamp shines its light on you."
NIV2011Therefore, if your whole body is full of light, and no part of it dark, it will be just as full of light as when a lamp shines its light on you."
Compared to NIV1984Therefore, if your whole body is full of light, and no part of it dark, it will be completelyjust lighted, as whenfull theof light ofas when a lamp shines its light on you."
Compared to TNIVTherefore, if your whole body is full of light, and no part of it dark, it will be just as full of light as when a lamp shines its light on you."

John 12:36

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNT⸀ὡς τὸ φῶς ἔχετε, πιστεύετε εἰς τὸ φῶς, ἵνα υἱοὶ φωτὸς γένησθε. Ταῦτα ⸀ἐλάλησεν Ἰησοῦς, καὶ ἀπελθὼν ἐκρύβη ἀπ’ αὐτῶν.
SBLGNT apparatusὡς WH Treg NIV ] Ἕως RP • ἐλάλησεν WH Treg NIV ] + ὁ RP
NIV1984Put your trust in the light while you have it, so that you may become sons of light." When he had finished speaking, Jesus left and hid himself from them.
TNIVPut your trust in the light while you have the light, so that you may become children of light." When he had finished speaking, Jesus left and hid himself from them.
NIV2011Believe in the light while you have the light, so that you may become children of light." When he had finished speaking, Jesus left and hid himself from them.
Compared to NIV1984PutBelieve your trust in the light while you have itthe light, so that you may become sonschildren of light." When he had finished speaking, Jesus left and hid himself from them.
Compared to TNIVPut your trustBelieve in the light while you have the light, so that you may become children of light." When he had finished speaking, Jesus left and hid himself from them.

Ephesians 5:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTτὰ δὲ πάντα ἐλεγχόμενα ὑπὸ τοῦ φωτὸς φανεροῦται,
NIV1984But everything exposed by the light becomes visible,
TNIVBut everything exposed by the light becomes visible--and everything that is illuminated becomes a light.
NIV2011But everything exposed by the light becomes visible--and everything that is illuminated becomes a light.
Compared to NIV1984But everything exposed by the light becomes visible,--and everything that is illuminated becomes a light.
Compared to TNIVBut everything exposed by the light becomes visible--and everything that is illuminated becomes a light.


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