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

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The word 'Low' occurs 5 times less often in the NIV2011 (40 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (45 times). The word 'Low' was removed in 8 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Low' 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 text981.8%
New text in NIV2011218.2%

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

Verses where Low was removed

Genesis 43:28

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּאמְר֗וּ שָׁל֛וֹם לְעַבְדְּךָ֥ לְאָבִ֖ינוּ עוֹדֶ֣נּוּ חָ֑י וַֽיִּקְּד֖וּ
NIV1984They replied, "Your servant our father is still alive and well." And they bowed low to pay him honor.
TNIVThey replied, "Your servant our father is still alive and well." And they bowed down, prostrating themselves before him.
NIV2011They replied, "Your servant our father is still alive and well." And they bowed down, prostrating themselves before him.
Compared to NIV1984They replied, "Your servant our father is still alive and well." And they bowed lowdown, prostrating tothemselves paybefore him honor.
Compared to TNIVThey replied, "Your servant our father is still alive and well." And they bowed down, prostrating themselves before him.

1 Kings 1:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַתִּקֹּ֣ד בַּת־ שֶׁ֔בַע וַתִּשְׁתַּ֖חוּ לַמֶּ֑לֶךְ וַיֹּ֥אמֶר הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ מַה־ לָּֽךְ׃
NIV1984Bathsheba bowed low and knelt before the king. "What is it you want?" the king asked.
TNIVBathsheba bowed down, prostrating herself before the king. "What is it you want?" the king asked.
NIV2011Bathsheba bowed down, prostrating herself before the king. "What is it you want?" the king asked.
Compared to NIV1984Bathsheba bowed lowdown, prostrating and kneltherself before the king. "What is it you want?" the king asked.
Compared to TNIVBathsheba bowed down, prostrating herself before the king. "What is it you want?" the king asked.

1 Kings 1:31

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַתִּקֹּ֨ד בַּת־ שֶׁ֤בַע אַפַּ֙יִם֙ אֶ֔רֶץ וַתִּשְׁתַּ֖חוּ לַמֶּ֑לֶךְ וַתֹּ֕אמֶר יְחִ֗י אֲדֹנִ֛י הַמֶּ֥לֶךְ דָּוִ֖ד לְעֹלָֽם׃
NIV1984Then Bathsheba bowed low with her face to the ground and, kneeling before the king, said, "May my lord King David live forever!"
TNIVThen Bathsheba bowed down with her face to the ground, prostrating herself before the king, and said, "May my lord King David live forever!"
NIV2011Then Bathsheba bowed down with her face to the ground, prostrating herself before the king, and said, "May my lord King David live forever!"
Compared to NIV1984Then Bathsheba bowed lowdown with her face to the ground and, kneelingprostrating herself before the king, and said, "May my lord King David live forever!"
Compared to TNIVThen Bathsheba bowed down with her face to the ground, prostrating herself before the king, and said, "May my lord King David live forever!"

1 Chronicles 29:20

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֤אמֶר דָּוִיד֙ לְכָל־ הַקָּהָ֔ל בָּֽרְכוּ־ נָ֖א אֶת־ יְהוָ֣ה אֱלֹהֵיכֶ֑ם וַיְבָרֲכ֣וּ כָֽל־ הַקָּהָ֗ל לַיהוָה֙ אֱלֹהֵ֣י אֲבֹֽתֵיהֶ֔ם וַיִּקְּד֧וּ וַיִּֽשְׁתַּחֲו֛וּ לַיהוָ֖ה וְלַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃
NIV1984Then David said to the whole assembly, "Praise the LORD your God." So they all praised the LORD, the God of their fathers; they bowed low and fell prostrate before the LORD and the king.
TNIVThen David said to the whole assembly, "Praise the LORD your God." So they all praised the LORD, the God of their fathers; they bowed down, prostrating themselves before the LORD and the king.
NIV2011Then David said to the whole assembly, "Praise the LORD your God." So they all praised the LORD, the God of their fathers; they bowed down, prostrating themselves before the LORD and the king.
Compared to NIV1984Then David said to the whole assembly, "Praise the LORD your God." So they all praised the LORD, the God of their fathers; they bowed lowdown, prostrating and fell prostratethemselves before the LORD and the king.
Compared to TNIVThen David said to the whole assembly, "Praise the LORD your God." So they all praised the LORD, the God of their fathers; they bowed down, prostrating themselves before the LORD and the king.

Psalms 36:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSצִדְקָֽתְךָ֨ ׀3 כְּֽהַרְרֵי־ אֵ֗ל מִ֭שְׁפָּטֶךָ תְּה֣וֹם רַבָּ֑ה אָ֤דָֽם־ וּבְהֵמָ֖ה תוֹשִׁ֣יעַ יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984How priceless is your unfailing love! Both high and low among men find refuge in the shadow of your wings.
TNIVHow priceless is your unfailing love, O God! People take refuge in the shadow of your wings.
NIV2011How priceless is your unfailing love, O God! People take refuge in the shadow of your wings.
Compared to NIV1984How priceless is your unfailing love, O God! BothPeople high and low among men findtake refuge in the shadow of your wings.
Compared to TNIVHow priceless is your unfailing love, O God! People take refuge in the shadow of your wings.

Isaiah 23:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיְהוָ֥ה צְבָא֖וֹת יְעָצָ֑הּ לְחַלֵּל֙ גְּא֣וֹן כָּל־ צְבִ֔י לְהָקֵ֖ל כָּל־ נִכְבַּדֵּי־ אָֽרֶץ׃
NIV1984The LORD Almighty planned it, to bring low the pride of all glory and to humble all who are renowned on the earth.
TNIVThe LORD Almighty planned it, to bring down her pride in all her splendor and to humble all who are renowned on the earth.
NIV2011The LORD Almighty planned it, to bring down her pride in all her splendor and to humble all who are renowned on the earth.
Compared to NIV1984The LORD Almighty planned it, to bring lowdown theher pride ofin all gloryher splendor and to humble all who are renowned on the earth.
Compared to TNIVThe LORD Almighty planned it, to bring down her pride in all her splendor and to humble all who are renowned on the earth.

Daniel 8:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְעַ֥ד שַֽׂר־ הַצָּבָ֖א הִגְדִּ֑יל וּמִמֶּ֙נּוּ֙ הַתָּמִ֔יד וְהֻשְׁלַ֖ךְ מְכ֥וֹן מִקְדָּשֽׁוֹ׃
NIV1984It set itself up to be as great as the Prince of the host; it took away the daily sacrifice from him, and the place of his sanctuary was brought low.
TNIVIt set itself up to be as great as the commander of the army of the LORD; it took away the daily sacrifice from the LORD, and his sanctuary was thrown down.
NIV2011It set itself up to be as great as the commander of the army of the LORD; it took away the daily sacrifice from the LORD, and his sanctuary was thrown down.
Compared to NIV1984It set itself up to be as great as the Princecommander of the hostarmy of the LORD; it took away the daily sacrifice from himthe LORD, and the place of his sanctuary was broughtthrown lowdown.
Compared to TNIVIt set itself up to be as great as the commander of the army of the LORD; it took away the daily sacrifice from the LORD, and his sanctuary was thrown down.

James 1:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὁ δὲ πλούσιος ἐν τῇ ταπεινώσει αὐτοῦ, ὅτι ὡς ἄνθος χόρτου παρελεύσεται.
NIV1984But the one who is rich should take pride in his low position, because he will pass away like a wild flower.
TNIVBut the rich should take pride in their humiliation--since they will pass away like a wild flower.
NIV2011But the rich should take pride in their humiliation--since they will pass away like a wild flower.
Compared to NIV1984But the one who is rich should take pride in histheir lowhumiliation--since position, because hethey will pass away like a wild flower.
Compared to TNIVBut the rich should take pride in their humiliation--since they will pass away like a wild flower.

Verses where Low was added

Psalms 116:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSשֹׁמֵ֣ר פְּתָאיִ֣ם יְהֹוָ֑ה דַּ֝לּוֹתִ֗י וְלִ֣י יְהוֹשִֽׁיעַ׃
NIV1984The LORD protects the simplehearted; when I was in great need, he saved me.
TNIVThe LORD protects the unwary; when I was brought low, he saved me.
NIV2011The LORD protects the unwary; when I was brought low, he saved me.
Compared to NIV1984The LORD protects the simpleheartedunwary; when I was inbrought great needlow, he saved me.
Compared to TNIVThe LORD protects the unwary; when I was brought low, he saved me.

Proverbs 22:29

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSחָזִ֡יתָ אִ֤ישׁ ׀ מָ֘הִ֤יר בִּמְלַאכְתּ֗וֹ לִֽפְנֵֽי־ מְלָכִ֥ים יִתְיַצָּ֑ב בַּל־ יִ֝תְיַצֵּב לִפְנֵ֥י חֲשֻׁכִּֽים׃
NIV1984Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will serve before kings; he will not serve before obscure men.
TNIVDo you see those who are skilled in their work? They will serve before kings; they will not serve before officials of low rank.
NIV2011Do you see someone skilled in their work? They will serve before kings; they will not serve before officials of low rank.
Compared to NIV1984Do you see asomeone man skilled in histheir work? HeThey will serve before kings; hethey will not serve before obscureofficials menof low rank.
Compared to TNIVDo you see those who aresomeone skilled in their work? They will serve before kings; they will not serve before officials of low rank.

Isaiah 53:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSנִבְזֶה֙ וַחֲדַ֣ל אִישִׁ֔ים אִ֥ישׁ מַכְאֹב֖וֹת וִיד֣וּעַ חֹ֑לִי וּכְמַסְתֵּ֤ר פָּנִים֙ מִמֶּ֔נּוּ נִבְזֶ֖ה וְלֹ֥א חֲשַׁבְנֻֽהוּ׃
NIV1984He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows, and familiar with suffering. Like one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not.
TNIVHe was despised and rejected by others, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain. Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised, and we held him in low esteem.
NIV2011He was despised and rejected by mankind, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain. Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised, and we held him in low esteem.
Compared to NIV1984He was despised and rejected by menmankind, a man of sorrowssuffering, and familiar with sufferingpain. Like one from whom menpeople hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemedheld him notin low esteem.
Compared to TNIVHe was despised and rejected by othersmankind, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain. Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised, and we held him in low esteem.


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