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

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The word 'Meal' occurs 4 times more often in the NIV2011 (29 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (25 times). The word 'Meal' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 5 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Meal' 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 text466.7%
New text in NIV2011233.3%

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

Verses where Meal was removed

Proverbs 15:17

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSט֤וֹב אֲרֻחַ֣ת יָ֭רָק וְאַהֲבָה־ שָׁ֑ם מִשּׁ֥וֹר אָ֝ב֗וּס וְשִׂנְאָה־ בֽוֹ׃
NIV1984Better a meal of vegetables where there is love than a fattened calf with hatred.
TNIVBetter a small serving of vegetables with love than a fattened calf with hatred.
NIV2011Better a small serving of vegetables with love than a fattened calf with hatred.
Compared to NIV1984Better a mealsmall serving of vegetables where there iswith love than a fattened calf with hatred.
Compared to TNIVBetter a small serving of vegetables with love than a fattened calf with hatred.

Verses where Meal was added

Genesis 43:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיַּ֨רְא יוֹסֵ֣ף אִתָּם֮ אֶת־ בִּנְיָמִין֒ וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙ לַֽאֲשֶׁ֣ר עַל־ בֵּית֔וֹ הָבֵ֥א אֶת־ הָאֲנָשִׁ֖ים הַבָּ֑יְתָה וּטְבֹ֤חַ טֶ֙בַח֙ וְהָכֵ֔ן כִּ֥י אִתִּ֛י יֹאכְל֥וּ הָאֲנָשִׁ֖ים בַּֽצָּהֳרָֽיִם׃
NIV1984When Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the steward of his house, "Take these men to my house, slaughter an animal and prepare dinner; they are to eat with me at noon."
TNIVWhen Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the steward of his house, "Take these men to my house, slaughter an animal and prepare a meal; they are to eat with me at noon."
NIV2011When Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the steward of his house, "Take these men to my house, slaughter an animal and prepare a meal; they are to eat with me at noon."
Compared to NIV1984When Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the steward of his house, "Take these men to my house, slaughter an animal and prepare dinnera meal; they are to eat with me at noon."
Compared to TNIVWhen Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the steward of his house, "Take these men to my house, slaughter an animal and prepare a meal; they are to eat with me at noon."

Exodus 12:43

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיֹּ֤אמֶר יְהוָה֙ אֶל־ מֹשֶׁ֣ה וְאַהֲרֹ֔ן זֹ֖את חֻקַּ֣ת הַפָּ֑סַח כָּל־ בֶּן־ נֵכָ֖ר לֹא־ יֹ֥אכַל בּֽוֹ׃
NIV1984The LORD said to Moses and Aaron, "These are the regulations for the Passover: "No foreigner is to eat of it.
TNIVThe LORD said to Moses and Aaron, "These are the regulations for the Passover: "No foreigner is to eat of it.
NIV2011The LORD said to Moses and Aaron, "These are the regulations for the Passover meal: "No foreigner may eat it.
Compared to NIV1984The LORD said to Moses and Aaron, "These are the regulations for the Passover meal: "No foreigner ismay to eat of it.
Compared to TNIVThe LORD said to Moses and Aaron, "These are the regulations for the Passover meal: "No foreigner ismay to eat of it.

Exodus 18:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיִּקַּ֞ח יִתְר֨וֹ חֹתֵ֥ן מֹשֶׁ֛ה עֹלָ֥ה וּזְבָחִ֖ים לֵֽאלֹהִ֑ים וַיָּבֹ֨א אַהֲרֹ֜ן וְכֹ֣ל ׀ זִקְנֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל לֶאֱכָל־ לֶ֛חֶם עִם־ חֹתֵ֥ן מֹשֶׁ֖ה לִפְנֵ֥י הָאֱלֹהִֽים׃
NIV1984Then Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, brought a burnt offering and other sacrifices to God, and Aaron came with all the elders of Israel to eat bread with Moses' father-in-law in the presence of God.
TNIVThen Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, brought a burnt offering and other sacrifices to God, and Aaron came with all the elders of Israel to eat bread with Moses' father-in-law in the presence of God.
NIV2011Then Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, brought a burnt offering and other sacrifices to God, and Aaron came with all the elders of Israel to eat a meal with Moses' father-in-law in the presence of God.
Compared to NIV1984Then Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, brought a burnt offering and other sacrifices to God, and Aaron came with all the elders of Israel to eat breada meal with Moses' father-in-law in the presence of God.
Compared to TNIVThen Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, brought a burnt offering and other sacrifices to God, and Aaron came with all the elders of Israel to eat breada meal with Moses' father-in-law in the presence of God.

Numbers 25:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַתִּקְרֶ֣אןָ לָעָ֔ם לְזִבְחֵ֖י אֱלֹהֵיהֶ֑ן וַיֹּ֣אכַל הָעָ֔ם וַיִּֽשְׁתַּחֲוּ֖וּ1 לֵֽאלֹהֵיהֶֽן׃
NIV1984who invited them to the sacrifices to their gods. The people ate and bowed down before these gods.
TNIVwho invited them to the sacrifices to their gods. The people ate the sacrificial meal and bowed down before these gods.
NIV2011who invited them to the sacrifices to their gods. The people ate the sacrificial meal and bowed down before these gods.
Compared to NIV1984who invited them to the sacrifices to their gods. The people ate the sacrificial meal and bowed down before these gods.
Compared to TNIVwho invited them to the sacrifices to their gods. The people ate the sacrificial meal and bowed down before these gods.

1 Kings 13:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיְדַבֵּ֤ר הַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙ אֶל־ אִ֣ישׁ הָאֱלֹהִ֔ים בֹּאָה־ אִתִּ֥י הַבַּ֖יְתָה וּֽסְעָ֑דָה וְאֶתְּנָ֥ה לְךָ֖ מַתָּֽת׃
NIV1984The king said to the man of God, "Come home with me and have something to eat, and I will give you a gift."
TNIVThe king said to the man of God, "Come home with me for a meal, and I will give you a gift."
NIV2011The king said to the man of God, "Come home with me for a meal, and I will give you a gift."
Compared to NIV1984The king said to the man of God, "Come home with me andfor havea something to eatmeal, and I will give you a gift."
Compared to TNIVThe king said to the man of God, "Come home with me for a meal, and I will give you a gift."


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