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

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The word 'Nations' occurs 4 times more often in the NIV2011 (564 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (560 times). The word 'Nations' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 7 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Nations' 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 Nations was removed

Deuteronomy 28:37

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְהָיִ֣יתָ לְשַׁמָּ֔ה לְמָשָׁ֖ל וְלִשְׁנִינָ֑ה בְּכֹל֙ הָֽעַמִּ֔ים אֲשֶׁר־ יְנַהֶגְךָ֥ יְהוָ֖ה שָֽׁמָּה׃
NIV1984You will become a thing of horror and an object of scorn and ridicule to all the nations where the LORD will drive you.
TNIVYou will become a thing of horror, a byword and an object of ridicule among all the peoples where the LORD will drive you.
NIV2011You will become a thing of horror, a byword and an object of ridicule among all the peoples where the LORD will drive you.
Compared to NIV1984You will become a thing of horror, a byword and an object of scorn and ridicule toamong all the nationspeoples where the LORD will drive you.
Compared to TNIVYou will become a thing of horror, a byword and an object of ridicule among all the peoples where the LORD will drive you.

Matthew 24:30

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ τότε φανήσεται τὸ σημεῖον τοῦ υἱοῦ τοῦ ἀνθρώπου ἐν ⸀τῷ οὐρανῷ, καὶ τότε κόψονται πᾶσαι αἱ φυλαὶ τῆς γῆς καὶ ὄψονται τὸν υἱὸν τοῦ ἀνθρώπου ἐρχόμενον ἐπὶ τῶν νεφελῶν τοῦ οὐρανοῦ μετὰ δυνάμεως καὶ δόξης πολλῆς·
SBLGNT apparatusτῷ RP ] – WH Treg NIV
NIV1984"At that time the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky, and all the nations of the earth will mourn. They will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of the sky, with power and great glory.
TNIV"At that time the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky, and all the peoples of the earth will mourn. They will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven, with power and great glory.
NIV2011"Then will appear the sign of the Son of Man in heaven. And then all the peoples of the earth will mourn when they see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven, with power and great glory.
Compared to NIV1984"AtThen thatwill timeappear the sign of the Son of Man will appear in theheaven. And sky, andthen all the nationspeoples of the earth will mourn. They willwhen they see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of the skyheaven, with power and great glory.
Compared to TNIV"AtThen thatwill timeappear the sign of the Son of Man will appear in theheaven. And sky, andthen all the peoples of the earth will mourn. They willwhen they see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven, with power and great glory.

Romans 16:26

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
NIV1984but now revealed and made known through the prophetic writings by the command of the eternal God, so that all nations might believe and obey him--
TNIVbut now revealed and made known through the prophetic writings by the command of the eternal God, so that all the Gentiles might come to faith and obedience--
NIV2011but now revealed and made known through the prophetic writings by the command of the eternal God, so that all the Gentiles might come to the obedience that comes from faith--
Compared to NIV1984but now revealed and made known through the prophetic writings by the command of the eternal God, so that all nationsthe Gentiles might believecome andto obeythe himobedience that comes from faith--
Compared to TNIVbut now revealed and made known through the prophetic writings by the command of the eternal God, so that all the Gentiles might come to faiththe and obedience that comes from faith--

Verses where Nations was added

Isaiah 9:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּ֣י לֹ֣א מוּעָף֮ לַאֲשֶׁ֣ר מוּצָ֣ק לָהּ֒ כָּעֵ֣ת הָרִאשׁ֗וֹן הֵקַ֞ל אַ֤רְצָה זְבֻלוּן֙ וְאַ֣רְצָה נַפְתָּלִ֔י וְהָאַחֲר֖וֹן הִכְבִּ֑יד דֶּ֤רֶךְ הַיָּם֙ עֵ֣בֶר הַיַּרְדֵּ֔ן גְּלִ֖יל הַגּוֹיִֽם׃
NIV1984Nevertheless, there will be no more gloom for those who were in distress. In the past he humbled the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the future he will honor Galilee of the Gentiles, by the way of the sea, along the Jordan--
TNIVNevertheless, there will be no more gloom for those who were in distress. In the past he humbled the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the future he will honor Galilee of the nations, by the Way of the Sea, beyond the Jordan--
NIV2011Nevertheless, there will be no more gloom for those who were in distress. In the past he humbled the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the future he will honor Galilee of the nations, by the Way of the Sea, beyond the Jordan--
Compared to NIV1984Nevertheless, there will be no more gloom for those who were in distress. In the past he humbled the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the future he will honor Galilee of the Gentilesnations, by the wayWay of the seaSea, alongbeyond the Jordan--
Compared to TNIVNevertheless, there will be no more gloom for those who were in distress. In the past he humbled the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the future he will honor Galilee of the nations, by the Way of the Sea, beyond the Jordan--

Isaiah 36:18

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSפֶּן־ יַסִּ֨ית אֶתְכֶ֤ם חִזְקִיָּ֙הוּ֙ לֵאמֹ֔ר יְהוָ֖ה יַצִּילֵ֑נוּ הַהִצִּ֜ילוּ אֱלֹהֵ֤י הַגּוֹיִם֙ אִ֣ישׁ אֶת־ אַרְצ֔וֹ מִיַּ֖ד מֶ֥לֶךְ אַשּֽׁוּר׃
NIV1984"Do not let Hezekiah mislead you when he says, 'The LORD will deliver us.' Has the god of any nation ever delivered his land from the hand of the king of Assyria?
TNIV"Do not let Hezekiah mislead you when he says, 'The LORD will deliver us.' Have the gods of any nations ever delivered their lands from the hand of the king of Assyria?
NIV2011"Do not let Hezekiah mislead you when he says, 'The LORD will deliver us.' Have the gods of any nations ever delivered their lands from the hand of the king of Assyria?
Compared to NIV1984"Do not let Hezekiah mislead you when he says, 'The LORD will deliver us.' HasHave the godgods of any nationnations ever delivered histheir landlands from the hand of the king of Assyria?
Compared to TNIV"Do not let Hezekiah mislead you when he says, 'The LORD will deliver us.' Have the gods of any nations ever delivered their lands from the hand of the king of Assyria?

Isaiah 43:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSמֵאֲשֶׁ֨ר יָקַ֧רְתָּ בְעֵינַ֛י נִכְבַּ֖דְתָּ וַאֲנִ֣י אֲהַבְתִּ֑יךָ וְאֶתֵּ֤ן אָדָם֙ תַּחְתֶּ֔יךָ וּלְאֻמִּ֖ים תַּ֥חַת נַפְשֶֽׁךָ׃
NIV1984Since you are precious and honored in my sight, and because I love you, I will give men in exchange for you, and people in exchange for your life.
TNIVSince you are precious and honored in my sight, and because I love you, I will give nations in exchange for you, and peoples in exchange for your life.
NIV2011Since you are precious and honored in my sight, and because I love you, I will give people in exchange for you, nations in exchange for your life.
Compared to NIV1984Since you are precious and honored in my sight, and because I love you, I will give menpeople in exchange for you, and peoplenations in exchange for your life.
Compared to TNIVSince you are precious and honored in my sight, and because I love you, I will give nationspeople in exchange for you, and peoplesnations in exchange for your life.

Isaiah 49:22

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכֹּֽה־ אָמַ֞ר אֲדֹנָ֣י יְהוִ֗ה הִנֵּ֨ה אֶשָּׂ֤א אֶל־ גּוֹיִם֙ יָדִ֔י וְאֶל־ עַמִּ֖ים אָרִ֣ים נִסִּ֑י וְהֵבִ֤יאוּ בָנַ֙יִךְ֙ בְּחֹ֔צֶן וּבְנֹתַ֖יִךְ עַל־ כָּתֵ֥ף תִּנָּשֶֽׂאנָה׃
NIV1984This is what the Sovereign LORD says: "See, I will beckon to the Gentiles, I will lift up my banner to the peoples; they will bring your sons in their arms and carry your daughters on their shoulders.
TNIVThis is what the Sovereign LORD says: "See, I will beckon to the nations, I will lift up my banner to the peoples; they will bring your sons in their arms and carry your daughters on their hips.
NIV2011This is what the Sovereign LORD says: "See, I will beckon to the nations, I will lift up my banner to the peoples; they will bring your sons in their arms and carry your daughters on their hips.
Compared to NIV1984This is what the Sovereign LORD says: "See, I will beckon to the Gentilesnations, I will lift up my banner to the peoples; they will bring your sons in their arms and carry your daughters on their shoulderships.
Compared to TNIVThis is what the Sovereign LORD says: "See, I will beckon to the nations, I will lift up my banner to the peoples; they will bring your sons in their arms and carry your daughters on their hips.

Luke 2:31

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὃ ἡτοίμασας κατὰ πρόσωπον πάντων τῶν λαῶν,
NIV1984which you have prepared in the sight of all people,
TNIVwhich you have prepared in the sight of all nations:
NIV2011which you have prepared in the sight of all nations:
Compared to NIV1984which you have prepared in the sight of all people,nations:
Compared to TNIVwhich you have prepared in the sight of all nations:

Acts 17:26

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἐποίησέν τε ἐξ ⸀ἑνὸς πᾶν ἔθνος ἀνθρώπων κατοικεῖν ἐπὶ ⸂παντὸς προσώπου⸃ τῆς γῆς, ὁρίσας προστεταγμένους καιροὺς καὶ τὰς ὁροθεσίας τῆς κατοικίας αὐτῶν,
SBLGNT apparatusἑνὸς WH Treg NIV ] + αἵματος RP • παντὸς προσώπου WH Treg NIV ] πᾶν τὸ πρόσωπον RP
NIV1984From one man he made every nation of men, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he determined the times set for them and the exact places where they should live.
TNIVFrom one man he made all the nations, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he marked out their appointed times in history and the boundaries of their lands.
NIV2011From one man he made all the nations, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he marked out their appointed times in history and the boundaries of their lands.
Compared to NIV1984From one man he made everyall nationthe of mennations, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he determinedmarked theout timestheir setappointed fortimes themin history and the exactboundaries placesof wheretheir they should livelands.
Compared to TNIVFrom one man he made all the nations, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he marked out their appointed times in history and the boundaries of their lands.

Revelation 15:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ ᾄδουσιν τὴν ᾠδὴν Μωϋσέως τοῦ δούλου τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ τὴν ᾠδὴν τοῦ ἀρνίου λέγοντες· Μεγάλα καὶ θαυμαστὰ τὰ ἔργα σου, κύριε, ὁ θεός, ὁ παντοκράτωρ· δίκαιαι καὶ ἀληθιναὶ αἱ ὁδοί σου, ὁ βασιλεὺς τῶν ⸀αἰώνων·
SBLGNT apparatusαἰώνων WH NIV ] ἐθνῶν Treg RP NA
NIV1984and sang the song of Moses the servant of God and the song of the Lamb: "Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty. Just and true are your ways, King of the ages.
TNIVand sang the song of God's servant Moses and of the Lamb: "Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty. Just and true are your ways, King of the nations.
NIV2011and sang the song of God's servant Moses and of the Lamb: "Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty. Just and true are your ways, King of the nations.
Compared to NIV1984and sang the song of MosesGod's the servant ofMoses God and the song of the Lamb: "Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty. Just and true are your ways, King of the agesnations.
Compared to TNIVand sang the song of God's servant Moses and of the Lamb: "Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty. Just and true are your ways, King of the nations.


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