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

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The word 'Mortals' occurs 24 times more often in the NIV2011 (25 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (1 times). The word 'Mortals' was removed in 0 verses, and added in 24 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Mortals' 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 text1770.8%
New text in NIV2011729.2%

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

Verses where Mortals was added

2 Chronicles 14:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיִּגֹּ֤ף יְהוָה֙ אֶת־ הַכּוּשִׁ֔ים לִפְנֵ֥י אָסָ֖א וְלִפְנֵ֣י יְהוּדָ֑ה וַיָּנֻ֖סוּ הַכּוּשִֽׁים׃
NIV1984Then Asa called to the LORD his God and said, "LORD, there is no one like you to help the powerless against the mighty. Help us, O LORD our God, for we rely on you, and in your name we have come against this vast army. O LORD, you are our God; do not let man prevail against you."
TNIVThen Asa called to the LORD his God and said, "LORD, there is no one like you to help the powerless against the mighty. Help us, LORD our God, for we rely on you, and in your name we have come against this vast army. LORD, you are our God; do not let mere mortals prevail against you."
NIV2011Then Asa called to the LORD his God and said, "LORD, there is no one like you to help the powerless against the mighty. Help us, LORD our God, for we rely on you, and in your name we have come against this vast army. LORD, you are our God; do not let mere mortals prevail against you."
Compared to NIV1984Then Asa called to the LORD his God and said, "LORD, there is no one like you to help the powerless against the mighty. Help us, O LORD our God, for we rely on you, and in your name we have come against this vast army. O LORD, you are our God; do not let manmere mortals prevail against you."
Compared to TNIVThen Asa called to the LORD his God and said, "LORD, there is no one like you to help the powerless against the mighty. Help us, LORD our God, for we rely on you, and in your name we have come against this vast army. LORD, you are our God; do not let mere mortals prevail against you."

2 Chronicles 19:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֣אמֶר אֶל־ הַשֹּֽׁפְטִ֗ים רְאוּ֙ מָֽה־ אַתֶּ֣ם עֹשִׂ֔ים כִּ֣י לֹ֧א לְאָדָ֛ם תִּשְׁפְּט֖וּ כִּ֣י לַיהוָ֑ה וְעִמָּכֶ֖ם בִּדְבַ֥ר מִשְׁפָּֽט׃
NIV1984He told them, "Consider carefully what you do, because you are not judging for man but for the LORD, who is with you whenever you give a verdict.
TNIVHe told them, "Consider carefully what you do, because you are not judging for mere mortals but for the LORD, who is with you whenever you give a verdict.
NIV2011He told them, "Consider carefully what you do, because you are not judging for mere mortals but for the LORD, who is with you whenever you give a verdict.
Compared to NIV1984He told them, "Consider carefully what you do, because you are not judging for manmere mortals but for the LORD, who is with you whenever you give a verdict.
Compared to TNIVHe told them, "Consider carefully what you do, because you are not judging for mere mortals but for the LORD, who is with you whenever you give a verdict.

Job 7:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהֲלֹא־ צָבָ֣א לֶאֱנ֣וֹשׁ אָ֑רֶץ וְכִימֵ֖י שָׂכִ֣יר יָמָֽיו׃
NIV1984"Does not man have hard service on earth? Are not his days like those of a hired man?
TNIV"Do not mortals have hard service on earth? Are not their days like those of hired laborers?
NIV2011"Do not mortals have hard service on earth? Are not their days like those of hired laborers?
Compared to NIV1984"DoesDo not manmortals have hard service on earth? Are not histheir days like those of a hired manlaborers?
Compared to TNIV"Do not mortals have hard service on earth? Are not their days like those of hired laborers?

Job 9:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאָ֭מְנָם יָדַ֣עְתִּי כִי־ כֵ֑ן וּמַה־ יִּצְדַּ֖ק אֱנ֣וֹשׁ עִם־ אֵֽל׃
NIV1984"Indeed, I know that this is true. But how can a mortal be righteous before God?
TNIV"Indeed, I know that this is true. But how can mere mortals prove their innocence before God?
NIV2011"Indeed, I know that this is true. But how can mere mortals prove their innocence before God?
Compared to NIV1984"Indeed, I know that this is true. But how can amere mortalmortals beprove righteoustheir innocence before God?
Compared to TNIV"Indeed, I know that this is true. But how can mere mortals prove their innocence before God?

Job 14:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאָ֭דָם יְל֣וּד אִשָּׁ֑ה קְצַ֥ר יָ֝מִ֗ים וּֽשְׂבַֽע־ רֹֽגֶז׃
NIV1984"Man born of woman is of few days and full of trouble.
TNIV"Mortals, born of woman, are of few days and full of trouble.
NIV2011"Mortals, born of woman, are of few days and full of trouble.
Compared to NIV1984"Man Mortals, born of woman is, are of few days and full of trouble.
Compared to TNIV"Mortals, born of woman, are of few days and full of trouble.

Job 15:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמָֽה־ אֱנ֥וֹשׁ כִּֽי־ יִזְכֶּ֑ה וְכִֽי־ יִ֝צְדַּ֗ק יְל֣וּד אִשָּֽׁה׃
NIV1984"What is man, that he could be pure, or one born of woman, that he could be righteous?
TNIV"What are mortals, that they could be pure, or those born of woman, that they could be righteous?
NIV2011"What are mortals, that they could be pure, or those born of woman, that they could be righteous?
Compared to NIV1984"What isare manmortals, that hethey could be pure, or onethose born of woman, that hethey could be righteous?
Compared to TNIV"What are mortals, that they could be pure, or those born of woman, that they could be righteous?

Job 15:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאַ֭ף כִּֽי־ נִתְעָ֥ב וְֽנֶאֱלָ֑ח אִישׁ־ שֹׁתֶ֖ה כַמַּ֣יִם עַוְלָֽה׃
NIV1984how much less man, who is vile and corrupt, who drinks up evil like water!
TNIVhow much less mortals, who are vile and corrupt, who drink up evil like water!
NIV2011how much less mortals, who are vile and corrupt, who drink up evil like water!
Compared to NIV1984how much less manmortals, who isare vile and corrupt, who drinksdrink up evil like water!
Compared to TNIVhow much less mortals, who are vile and corrupt, who drink up evil like water!

Job 28:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSקֵ֤ץ ׀ שָׂ֤ם לַחֹ֗שֶׁךְ וּֽלְכָל־ תַּ֭כְלִית ה֣וּא חוֹקֵ֑ר אֶ֖בֶן אֹ֣פֶל וְצַלְמָֽוֶת׃
NIV1984Man puts an end to the darkness; he searches the farthest recesses for ore in the blackest darkness.
TNIVMiners put an end to the darkness; they search out the farthest recesses for ore in the blackest darkness.
NIV2011Mortals put an end to the darkness; they search out the farthest recesses for ore in the blackest darkness.
Compared to NIV1984ManMortals putsput an end to the darkness; hethey searchessearch out the farthest recesses for ore in the blackest darkness.
Compared to TNIVMinersMortals put an end to the darkness; they search out the farthest recesses for ore in the blackest darkness.

Job 34:21

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּי־ עֵ֭ינָיו עַל־ דַּרְכֵי־ אִ֑ישׁ וְֽכָל־ צְעָדָ֥יו3 יִרְאֶֽה׃
NIV1984"His eyes are on the ways of men; he sees their every step.
TNIV"His eyes are on the ways of mortals; he sees their every step.
NIV2011"His eyes are on the ways of mortals; he sees their every step.
Compared to NIV1984"His eyes are on the ways of menmortals; he sees their every step.
Compared to TNIV"His eyes are on the ways of mortals; he sees their every step.

Job 36:25

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכָּל־ אָדָ֥ם חָֽזוּ־ ב֑וֹ אֱ֝נ֗וֹשׁ יַבִּ֥יט מֵרָחֽוֹק׃
NIV1984All mankind has seen it; men gaze on it from afar.
TNIVAll human beings have seen it; mortals gaze on it from afar.
NIV2011All humanity has seen it; mortals gaze on it from afar.
Compared to NIV1984All mankindhumanity has seen it; menmortals gaze on it from afar.
Compared to TNIVAll humanhumanity beings havehas seen it; mortals gaze on it from afar.

Psalms 9:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּ֤י לֹ֣א לָ֭נֶצַח יִשָּׁכַ֣ח אֶבְי֑וֹן תִּקְוַ֥ת תֹּאבַ֥ד לָעַֽד׃
NIV1984Arise, O LORD, let not man triumph; let the nations be judged in your presence.
TNIVArise, LORD, do not let mortals triumph; let the nations be judged in your presence.
NIV2011Arise, LORD, do not let mortals triumph; let the nations be judged in your presence.
Compared to NIV1984Arise, O LORD, letdo not manlet mortals triumph; let the nations be judged in your presence.
Compared to TNIVArise, LORD, do not let mortals triumph; let the nations be judged in your presence.

Psalms 10:18

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלִשְׁפֹּ֥ט יָת֗וֹם וָ֫דָ֥ךְ בַּל־ יוֹסִ֥יף ע֑וֹד לַעֲרֹ֥ץ אֱ֝נ֗וֹשׁ מִן־ הָאָֽרֶץ׃
NIV1984defending the fatherless and the oppressed, in order that man, who is of the earth, may terrify no more.
TNIVdefending the fatherless and the oppressed, so that mere earthly mortals will never again strike terror.
NIV2011defending the fatherless and the oppressed, so that mere earthly mortals will never again strike terror.
Compared to NIV1984defending the fatherless and the oppressed, inso order that man, whomere isearthly ofmortals thewill earth, maynever terrifyagain nostrike moreterror.
Compared to TNIVdefending the fatherless and the oppressed, so that mere earthly mortals will never again strike terror.

Psalms 56:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSי֥וֹם אִירָ֑א אֲ֝נִ֗י אֵלֶ֥יךָ אֶבְטָֽח׃
NIV1984In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I will not be afraid. What can mortal man do to me?
TNIVIn God, whose word I praise-- in God I trust and am not afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?
NIV2011In God, whose word I praise-- in God I trust and am not afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?
Compared to NIV1984In God, whose word I praise, -- in God I trust; I willand am not be afraid. What can mortalmere manmortals do to me?
Compared to TNIVIn God, whose word I praise-- in God I trust and am not afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?

Psalms 82:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאָ֭כֵן כְּאָדָ֣ם תְּמוּת֑וּן וּכְאַחַ֖ד הַשָּׂרִ֣ים תִּפֹּֽלוּ׃
NIV1984But you will die like mere men; you will fall like every other ruler."
TNIVBut you will die like mere mortals; you will fall like every other ruler."
NIV2011But you will die like mere mortals; you will fall like every other ruler."
Compared to NIV1984But you will die like mere menmortals; you will fall like every other ruler."
Compared to TNIVBut you will die like mere mortals; you will fall like every other ruler."

Psalms 90:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSתָּשֵׁ֣ב אֱ֭נוֹשׁ עַד־ דַּכָּ֑א וַ֝תֹּ֗אמֶר שׁ֣וּבוּ בְנֵי־ אָדָֽם׃
NIV1984You turn men back to dust, saying, "Return to dust, O sons of men."
TNIVYou turn people back to dust, saying, "Return to dust, you mortals."
NIV2011You turn people back to dust, saying, "Return to dust, you mortals."
Compared to NIV1984You turn menpeople back to dust, saying, "Return to dust, Oyou sons of menmortals."
Compared to TNIVYou turn people back to dust, saying, "Return to dust, you mortals."

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 118:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSיְהוָ֣ה לִ֭י לֹ֣א אִירָ֑א מַה־ יַּעֲשֶׂ֖ה לִ֣י אָדָֽם׃
NIV1984The LORD is with me; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?
TNIVThe LORD is with me; I will not be afraid. What can human beings do to me?
NIV2011The LORD is with me; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?
Compared to NIV1984The LORD is with me; I will not be afraid. What can manmere mortals do to me?
Compared to TNIVThe LORD is with me; I will not be afraid. What can humanmere beingsmortals do to me?

Psalms 144:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיְֽהוָ֗ה מָה־ אָ֭דָם וַתֵּדָעֵ֑הוּ בֶּן־ אֱ֝נ֗וֹשׁ וַֽתְּחַשְּׁבֵֽהוּ׃
NIV1984O LORD, what is man that you care for him, the son of man that you think of him?
TNIVLORD, what are human beings that you care for them, mere mortals that you think of them?
NIV2011LORD, what are human beings that you care for them, mere mortals that you think of them?
Compared to NIV1984O LORD, what isare manhuman beings that you care for himthem, themere sonmortals of man that you think of himthem?
Compared to TNIVLORD, what are human beings that you care for them, mere mortals that you think of them?

Proverbs 11:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבְּמ֤וֹת אָדָ֣ם רָ֭שָׁע תֹּאבַ֣ד תִּקְוָ֑ה וְתוֹחֶ֖לֶת אוֹנִ֣ים אָבָֽדָה׃
NIV1984When a wicked man dies, his hope perishes; all he expected from his power comes to nothing.
TNIVHopes placed in mortals die with them; all the promise of their power comes to nothing.
NIV2011Hopes placed in mortals die with them; all the promise of their power comes to nothing.
Compared to NIV1984WhenHopes aplaced wickedin manmortals dies, hisdie hopewith perishesthem; all hethe expectedpromise fromof histheir power comes to nothing.
Compared to TNIVHopes placed in mortals die with them; all the promise of their power comes to nothing.

Isaiah 31:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס וּמִצְרַ֤יִם אָדָם֙ וְֽלֹא־ אֵ֔ל וְסוּסֵיהֶ֥ם בָּשָׂ֖ר וְלֹא־ ר֑וּחַ וַֽיהוָ֞ה יַטֶּ֣ה יָד֗וֹ וְכָשַׁ֤ל עוֹזֵר֙ וְנָפַ֣ל עָזֻ֔ר וְיַחְדָּ֖ו כֻּלָּ֥ם יִכְלָיֽוּן׃
NIV1984But the Egyptians are men and not God; their horses are flesh and not spirit. When the LORD stretches out his hand, he who helps will stumble, he who is helped will fall; both will perish together.
TNIVBut the Egyptians are mortals and not God; their horses are flesh and not spirit. When the LORD stretches out his hand, those who help will stumble, those who are helped will fall; all will perish together.
NIV2011But the Egyptians are mere mortals and not God; their horses are flesh and not spirit. When the LORD stretches out his hand, those who help will stumble, those who are helped will fall; all will perish together.
Compared to NIV1984But the Egyptians are menmere mortals and not God; their horses are flesh and not spirit. When the LORD stretches out his hand, hethose who helpshelp will stumble, hethose who isare helped will fall; bothall will perish together.
Compared to TNIVBut the Egyptians are mere mortals and not God; their horses are flesh and not spirit. When the LORD stretches out his hand, those who help will stumble, those who are helped will fall; all will perish together.

Isaiah 51:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSשִׁמְע֤וּ אֵלַי֙ יֹ֣דְעֵי צֶ֔דֶק עַ֖ם תּוֹרָתִ֣י בְלִבָּ֑ם אַל־ תִּֽירְאוּ֙ חֶרְפַּ֣ת אֱנ֔וֹשׁ וּמִגִּדֻּפֹתָ֖ם אַל־ תֵּחָֽתּוּ׃
NIV1984"Hear me, you who know what is right, you people who have my law in your hearts: Do not fear the reproach of men or be terrified by their insults.
TNIV"Hear me, you who know what is right, you people who have taken my instruction to heart: Do not fear the reproach of mere mortals or be terrified by their insults.
NIV2011"Hear me, you who know what is right, you people who have taken my instruction to heart: Do not fear the reproach of mere mortals or be terrified by their insults.
Compared to NIV1984"Hear me, you who know what is right, you people who have taken my lawinstruction into your heartsheart: Do not fear the reproach of menmere mortals or be terrified by their insults.
Compared to TNIV"Hear me, you who know what is right, you people who have taken my instruction to heart: Do not fear the reproach of mere mortals or be terrified by their insults.

Isaiah 51:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאָנֹכִ֧י אָנֹכִ֛י ה֖וּא מְנַחֶמְכֶ֑ם מִֽי־ אַ֤תְּ וַתִּֽירְאִי֙ מֵאֱנ֣וֹשׁ יָמ֔וּת וּמִבֶּן־ אָדָ֖ם חָצִ֥יר יִנָּתֵֽן׃
NIV1984"I, even I, am he who comforts you. Who are you that you fear mortal men, the sons of men, who are but grass,
TNIV"I, even I, am he who comforts you. Who are you that you fear mere mortals, human beings, who are but grass,
NIV2011"I, even I, am he who comforts you. Who are you that you fear mere mortals, human beings who are but grass,
Compared to NIV1984"I, even I, am he who comforts you. Who are you that you fear mortalmere menmortals, thehuman sonsbeings of men, who are but grass,
Compared to TNIV"I, even I, am he who comforts you. Who are you that you fear mere mortals, human beings, who are but grass,

Ezekiel 31:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס לְמַ֡עַן אֲשֶׁר֩ לֹא־ יִגְבְּה֨וּ בְקוֹמָתָ֜ם כָּל־ עֲצֵי־ מַ֗יִם וְלֹֽא־ יִתְּנ֤וּ אֶת־ צַמַּרְתָּם֙ אֶל־ בֵּ֣ין עֲבֹתִ֔ים וְלֹֽא־ יַעַמְד֧וּ אֵלֵיהֶ֛ם בְּגָבְהָ֖ם כָּל־ שֹׁ֣תֵי מָ֑יִם כִּֽי־ כֻלָּם֩ נִתְּנ֨וּ לַמָּ֜וֶת אֶל־ אֶ֣רֶץ תַּחְתִּ֗ית בְּת֛וֹךְ בְּנֵ֥י אָדָ֖ם אֶל־ י֥וֹרְדֵי בֽוֹר׃
NIV1984Therefore no other trees by the waters are ever to tower proudly on high, lifting their tops above the thick foliage. No other trees so well-watered are ever to reach such a height; they are all destined for death, for the earth below, among mortal men, with those who go down to the pit.
TNIVTherefore no other trees by the waters are ever to tower proudly on high, lifting their tops above the thick foliage. No other trees so well-watered are ever to reach such a height; they are all destined for death, for the earth below, among mortals who go down to the realm of the dead.
NIV2011Therefore no other trees by the waters are ever to tower proudly on high, lifting their tops above the thick foliage. No other trees so well-watered are ever to reach such a height; they are all destined for death, for the earth below, among mortals who go down to the realm of the dead.
Compared to NIV1984Therefore no other trees by the waters are ever to tower proudly on high, lifting their tops above the thick foliage. No other trees so well-watered are ever to reach such a height; they are all destined for death, for the earth below, among mortalmortals men, with those who go down to the pitrealm of the dead.
Compared to TNIVTherefore no other trees by the waters are ever to tower proudly on high, lifting their tops above the thick foliage. No other trees so well-watered are ever to reach such a height; they are all destined for death, for the earth below, among mortals who go down to the realm of the dead.

Hebrews 13:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὥστε θαρροῦντας ἡμᾶς λέγειν· Κύριος ἐμοὶ βοηθός, ⸀οὐ φοβηθήσομαι· τί ποιήσει μοι ἄνθρωπος;
SBLGNT apparatusοὐ WH ] καὶ οὐ Treg NIV RP
NIV1984So we say with confidence, "The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?"
TNIVSo we say with confidence, "The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can human beings do to me?"
NIV2011So we say with confidence, "The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?"
Compared to NIV1984So we say with confidence, "The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can manmere mortals do to me?"
Compared to TNIVSo we say with confidence, "The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can humanmere beingsmortals do to me?"


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