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

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The word 'Noble' occurs 2 times less often in the NIV2011 (19 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (21 times). The word 'Noble' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Noble' 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
New text in NIV20114100.0%

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

Verses where Noble was removed

Romans 9:21

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἢ οὐκ ἔχει ἐξουσίαν ὁ κεραμεὺς τοῦ πηλοῦ ἐκ τοῦ αὐτοῦ φυράματος ποιῆσαι ὃ μὲν εἰς τιμὴν σκεῦος ὃ δὲ εἰς ἀτιμίαν;
NIV1984Does not the potter have the right to make out of the same lump of clay some pottery for noble purposes and some for common use?
TNIVDoes not the potter have the right to make out of the same lump of clay some pottery for noble purposes and some for disposal of refuse?
NIV2011Does not the potter have the right to make out of the same lump of clay some pottery for special purposes and some for common use?
Compared to NIV1984Does not the potter have the right to make out of the same lump of clay some pottery for noblespecial purposes and some for common use?
Compared to TNIVDoes not the potter have the right to make out of the same lump of clay some pottery for noblespecial purposes and some for disposalcommon of refuseuse?

2 Timothy 2:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἘν μεγάλῃ δὲ οἰκίᾳ οὐκ ἔστιν μόνον σκεύη χρυσᾶ καὶ ἀργυρᾶ ἀλλὰ καὶ ξύλινα καὶ ὀστράκινα, καὶ ἃ μὲν εἰς τιμὴν ἃ δὲ εἰς ἀτιμίαν·
NIV1984In a large house there are articles not only of gold and silver, but also of wood and clay; some are for noble purposes and some for ignoble.
TNIVIn a large house there are articles not only of gold and silver, but also of wood and clay; some are for noble purposes and some for disposal of refuse.
NIV2011In a large house there are articles not only of gold and silver, but also of wood and clay; some are for special purposes and some for common use.
Compared to NIV1984In a large house there are articles not only of gold and silver, but also of wood and clay; some are for noblespecial purposes and some for ignoblecommon use.
Compared to TNIVIn a large house there are articles not only of gold and silver, but also of wood and clay; some are for noblespecial purposes and some for disposalcommon of refuseuse.

2 Timothy 2:21

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἐὰν οὖν τις ἐκκαθάρῃ ἑαυτὸν ἀπὸ τούτων, ἔσται σκεῦος εἰς τιμήν, ἡγιασμένον, ⸀εὔχρηστον τῷ δεσπότῃ, εἰς πᾶν ἔργον ἀγαθὸν ἡτοιμασμένον.
SBLGNT apparatusεὔχρηστον WH Treg NIV ] καὶ εὔχρηστον RP
NIV1984If a man cleanses himself from the latter, he will be an instrument for noble purposes, made holy, useful to the Master and prepared to do any good work.
TNIVThose who cleanse themselves from the latter will be instruments for noble purposes, made holy, useful to the Master and prepared to do any good work.
NIV2011Those who cleanse themselves from the latter will be instruments for special purposes, made holy, useful to the Master and prepared to do any good work.
Compared to NIV1984IfThose awho mancleanse cleansesthemselves himself from the latter, he will be aninstruments instrument for noblespecial purposes, made holy, useful to the Master and prepared to do any good work.
Compared to TNIVThose who cleanse themselves from the latter will be instruments for noblespecial purposes, made holy, useful to the Master and prepared to do any good work.

Verses where Noble was added

Psalms 16:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלִ֭קְדוֹשִׁים אֲשֶׁר־ בָּאָ֣רֶץ הֵ֑מָּה וְ֝אַדִּירֵ֗י כָּל־ חֶפְצִי־ בָֽם׃
NIV1984As for the saints who are in the land, they are the glorious ones in whom is all my delight.
TNIVI say of the godly who are in the land, "They are the noble people in whom is all my delight."
NIV2011I say of the holy people who are in the land, "They are the noble ones in whom is all my delight."
Compared to NIV1984AsI forsay of the saintsholy people who are in the land, they, "They are the gloriousnoble ones in whom is all my delight.."
Compared to TNIVI say of the godlyholy people who are in the land, "They are the noble peopleones in whom is all my delight."


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