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

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The word 'Little' occurs 1 times less often in the NIV2011 (170 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (171 times). The word 'Little' was removed in 6 verses, and added in 5 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Little' 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 text763.6%
New text in NIV2011436.4%

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

Verses where Little was removed

2 Kings 4:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיֹּ֨אמֶר אֵלֶ֤יהָ אֱלִישָׁע֙ מָ֣ה אֶֽעֱשֶׂה־ לָּ֔ךְ הַגִּ֣ידִי לִ֔י מַה־ יֶּשׁ־ בַּבָּ֑יִת וַתֹּ֗אמֶר אֵ֣ין לְשִׁפְחָתְךָ֥ כֹל֙ בַּבַּ֔יִת כִּ֖י אִם־ אָס֥וּךְ שָֽׁמֶן׃
NIV1984Elisha replied to her, "How can I help you? Tell me, what do you have in your house?" "Your servant has nothing there at all," she said, "except a little oil."
TNIVElisha replied to her, "How can I help you? Tell me, what do you have in your house?" "Your servant has nothing there at all," she said, "except a little olive oil."
NIV2011Elisha replied to her, "How can I help you? Tell me, what do you have in your house?" "Your servant has nothing there at all," she said, "except a small jar of olive oil."
Compared to NIV1984Elisha replied to her, "How can I help you? Tell me, what do you have in your house?" "Your servant has nothing there at all," she said, "except a littlesmall jar of olive oil."
Compared to TNIVElisha replied to her, "How can I help you? Tell me, what do you have in your house?" "Your servant has nothing there at all," she said, "except a littlesmall jar of olive oil."

Esther 3:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְנִשְׁל֨וֹחַ סְפָרִ֜ים בְּיַ֣ד הָרָצִים֮ אֶל־ כָּל־ מְדִינ֣וֹת הַמֶּלֶךְ֒ לְהַשְׁמִ֡יד לַהֲרֹ֣ג וּלְאַבֵּ֣ד אֶת־ כָּל־ הַ֠יְּהוּדִים מִנַּ֨עַר וְעַד־ זָקֵ֨ן טַ֤ף וְנָשִׁים֙ בְּי֣וֹם אֶחָ֔ד בִּשְׁלוֹשָׁ֥ה עָשָׂ֛ר לְחֹ֥דֶשׁ שְׁנֵים־ עָשָׂ֖ר הוּא־ חֹ֣דֶשׁ אֲדָ֑ר וּשְׁלָלָ֖ם לָבֽוֹז׃
NIV1984Dispatches were sent by couriers to all the king's provinces with the order to destroy, kill and annihilate all the Jews--young and old, women and little children--on a single day, the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, the month of Adar, and to plunder their goods.
TNIVDispatches were sent by couriers to all the king's provinces with the order to destroy, kill and annihilate all the Jews--young and old, women and children--on a single day, the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, the month of Adar, and to plunder their goods.
NIV2011Dispatches were sent by couriers to all the king's provinces with the order to destroy, kill and annihilate all the Jews--young and old, women and children--on a single day, the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, the month of Adar, and to plunder their goods.
Compared to NIV1984Dispatches were sent by couriers to all the king's provinces with the order to destroy, kill and annihilate all the Jews--young and old, women and little children--on a single day, the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, the month of Adar, and to plunder their goods.
Compared to TNIVDispatches were sent by couriers to all the king's provinces with the order to destroy, kill and annihilate all the Jews--young and old, women and children--on a single day, the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, the month of Adar, and to plunder their goods.

Matthew 18:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ ὃς ⸀ἐὰν δέξηται ⸂ἓν παιδίον τοιοῦτο⸃ ἐπὶ τῷ ὀνόματί μου, ἐμὲ δέχεται.
SBLGNT apparatusἐὰν WH NIV RP ] ἂν Treg • ἓν παιδίον τοιοῦτο WH NIV ] ἓν παιδίον τοιοῦτον Treg; παιδίον τοιοῦτον ἓν RP
NIV1984"And whoever welcomes a little child like this in my name welcomes me.
TNIVAnd whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me.
NIV2011And whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me.
Compared to NIV1984"And whoever welcomes aone littlesuch child like this in my name welcomes me.
Compared to TNIVAnd whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me.

Acts 19:24

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTΔημήτριος γάρ τις ὀνόματι, ἀργυροκόπος, ποιῶν ναοὺς ἀργυροῦς Ἀρτέμιδος παρείχετο τοῖς τεχνίταις ⸂οὐκ ὀλίγην ἐργασίαν⸃,
SBLGNT apparatusοὐκ ὀλίγην ἐργασίαν WH Treg NIV ] ἐργασίαν οὐκ ὀλίγην RP
NIV1984A silversmith named Demetrius, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought in no little business for the craftsmen.
TNIVA silversmith named Demetrius, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought in no little business for the skilled workers there.
NIV2011A silversmith named Demetrius, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought in a lot of business for the craftsmen there.
Compared to NIV1984A silversmith named Demetrius, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought in noa littlelot of business for the craftsmen there.
Compared to TNIVA silversmith named Demetrius, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought in noa littlelot of business for the skilled workerscraftsmen there.

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?

1 Thessalonians 2:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTδυνάμενοι ἐν βάρει εἶναι ὡς Χριστοῦ ἀπόστολοι· ἀλλὰ ἐγενήθημεν ⸀ἤπιοι ἐν μέσῳ ὑμῶν, ὡς ⸀ἐὰν τροφὸς θάλπῃ τὰ ἑαυτῆς τέκνα·
SBLGNT apparatusἤπιοι Treg NIV RP ] νήπιοι WH NA • ἐὰν WH Treg NIV ] ἂν RP
NIV1984but we were gentle among you, like a mother caring for her little children.
TNIVInstead, we were like young children among you. Just as a nursing mother cares for her children,
NIV2011Instead, we were like young children among you. Just as a nursing mother cares for her children,
Compared to NIV1984but Instead, we were gentlelike young children among you, like. Just as a nursing mother caringcares for her little children.,
Compared to TNIVInstead, we were like young children among you. Just as a nursing mother cares for her children,

Verses where Little was added

1 Samuel 17:42

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיַּבֵּ֧ט הַפְּלִשְׁתִּ֛י וַיִּרְאֶ֥ה אֶת־ דָּוִ֖ד וַיִּבְזֵ֑הוּ כִּֽי־ הָיָ֣ה נַ֔עַר וְאַדְמֹנִ֖י עִם־ יְפֵ֥ה מַרְאֶֽה׃
NIV1984He looked David over and saw that he was only a boy, ruddy and handsome, and he despised him.
TNIVHe looked David over and saw that he was little more than a boy, glowing with health and handsome, and he despised him.
NIV2011He looked David over and saw that he was little more than a boy, glowing with health and handsome, and he despised him.
Compared to NIV1984He looked David over and saw that he was onlylittle more than a boy, ruddyglowing with health and handsome, and he despised him.
Compared to TNIVHe looked David over and saw that he was little more than a boy, glowing with health and handsome, and he despised him.

Psalms 17:14

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSמִֽמְתִ֥ים יָדְךָ֨ ׀ יְהוָ֡ה מִֽמְתִ֬ים מֵחֶ֗לֶד חֶלְקָ֥ם בַּֽחַיִּים֮ תְּמַלֵּ֪א בִ֫טְנָ֥ם יִשְׂבְּע֥וּ בָנִ֑ים וְהִנִּ֥יחוּ יִ֝תְרָ֗ם לְעוֹלְלֵיהֶֽם׃
NIV1984O LORD, by your hand save me from such men, from men of this world whose reward is in this life. You still the hunger of those you cherish; their sons have plenty, and they store up wealth for their children.
TNIVBy your hand save me from such people, LORD, from those of this world whose reward is in this life. May what you have stored up for the wicked fill their bellies; may their children gorge themselves on it, may there be leftovers for their little ones.
NIV2011By your hand save me from such people, LORD, from those of this world whose reward is in this life. May what you have stored up for the wicked fill their bellies; may their children gorge themselves on it, and may there be leftovers for their little ones.
Compared to NIV1984OBy LORD, by your hand save me from such menpeople, LORD, from menthose of this world whose reward is in this life. YouMay stillwhat theyou hungerhave ofstored thoseup youfor cherishthe wicked fill their bellies; may their sonschildren havegorge plentythemselves on it, and theymay storethere upbe wealthleftovers for their childrenlittle ones.
Compared to TNIVBy your hand save me from such people, LORD, from those of this world whose reward is in this life. May what you have stored up for the wicked fill their bellies; may their children gorge themselves on it, and may there be leftovers for their little ones.

Song of Solomon 8:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאָח֥וֹת לָ֙נוּ֙ קְטַנָּ֔ה וְשָׁדַ֖יִם אֵ֣ין לָ֑הּ מַֽה־ נַּעֲשֶׂה֙ לַאֲחֹתֵ֔נוּ בַּיּ֖וֹם שֶׁיְּדֻבַּר־ בָּֽהּ׃
NIV1984We have a young sister, and her breasts are not yet grown. What shall we do for our sister for the day she is spoken for?
TNIVWe have a little sister, and her breasts are not yet grown. What shall we do for our sister on the day she is spoken for?
NIV2011We have a little sister, and her breasts are not yet grown. What shall we do for our sister on the day she is spoken for?
Compared to NIV1984We have a younglittle sister, and her breasts are not yet grown. What shall we do for our sister foron the day she is spoken for?
Compared to TNIVWe have a little sister, and her breasts are not yet grown. What shall we do for our sister on the day she is spoken for?

Hosea 11:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבְּחַבְלֵ֨י אָדָ֤ם אֶמְשְׁכֵם֙ בַּעֲבֹת֣וֹת אַהֲבָ֔ה וָאֶהְיֶ֥ה לָהֶ֛ם כִּמְרִ֥ימֵי עֹ֖ל עַ֣ל לְחֵיהֶ֑ם וְאַ֥ט אֵלָ֖יו אוֹכִֽיל׃
NIV1984I led them with cords of human kindness, with ties of love; I lifted the yoke from their neck and bent down to feed them.
TNIVI led them with cords of human kindness, with ties of love. To them I was like one who lifts a little child to the cheek, and I bent down to feed them.
NIV2011I led them with cords of human kindness, with ties of love. To them I was like one who lifts a little child to the cheek, and I bent down to feed them.
Compared to NIV1984I led them with cords of human kindness, with ties of love; . To them I liftedwas thelike yokeone fromwho theirlifts necka little child to the cheek, and I bent down to feed them.
Compared to TNIVI led them with cords of human kindness, with ties of love. To them I was like one who lifts a little child to the cheek, and I bent down to feed them.

Romans 2:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTπαιδευτὴν ἀφρόνων, διδάσκαλον νηπίων, ἔχοντα τὴν μόρφωσιν τῆς γνώσεως καὶ τῆς ἀληθείας ἐν τῷ νόμῳ—
NIV1984an instructor of the foolish, a teacher of infants, because you have in the law the embodiment of knowledge and truth--
TNIVan instructor of the foolish, a teacher of infants, because you have in the law the embodiment of knowledge and truth--
NIV2011an instructor of the foolish, a teacher of little children, because you have in the law the embodiment of knowledge and truth--
Compared to NIV1984an instructor of the foolish, a teacher of infantslittle children, because you have in the law the embodiment of knowledge and truth--
Compared to TNIVan instructor of the foolish, a teacher of infantslittle children, because you have in the law the embodiment of knowledge and truth--


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