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

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The word 'Ought' occurs 3 times less often in the NIV2011 (37 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (40 times). The word 'Ought' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Ought' 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 text266.7%
New text in NIV2011133.3%

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

Verses where Ought was removed

John 7:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTεἶπον οὖν πρὸς αὐτὸν οἱ ἀδελφοὶ αὐτοῦ· Μετάβηθι ἐντεῦθεν καὶ ὕπαγε εἰς τὴν Ἰουδαίαν, ἵνα καὶ οἱ μαθηταί σου ⸀θεωρήσουσιν ⸂σοῦ τὰ ἔργα⸃ ἃ ποιεῖς·
SBLGNT apparatusθεωρήσουσιν WH Treg NIV ] θεωρήσωσιν RP • σοῦ τὰ ἔργα WH Treg NA ] τὰ ἔργα σου RP; τὰ ἔργα NIV
NIV1984Jesus' brothers said to him, "You ought to leave here and go to Judea, so that your disciples may see the miracles you do.
TNIVJesus' brothers said to him, "Leave Galilee and go to Judea, so that your disciples there may see the works you do.
NIV2011Jesus' brothers said to him, "Leave Galilee and go to Judea, so that your disciples there may see the works you do.
Compared to NIV1984Jesus' brothers said to him, "YouLeave oughtGalilee to leave here and go to Judea, so that your disciples there may see the miraclesworks you do.
Compared to TNIVJesus' brothers said to him, "Leave Galilee and go to Judea, so that your disciples there may see the works you do.

1 Corinthians 9:10

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἢ δι’ ἡμᾶς πάντως λέγει; δι’ ἡμᾶς γὰρ ἐγράφη, ὅτι ⸂ὀφείλει ἐπ’ ἐλπίδι⸃ ὁ ἀροτριῶν ἀροτριᾶν, καὶ ὁ ἀλοῶν ⸂ἐπ’ ἐλπίδι τοῦ μετέχειν⸃.
SBLGNT apparatusὀφείλει ἐπ’ ἐλπίδι WH Treg NIV ] ἐπ’ ἐλπίδι ὀφείλει RP • ἐπ’ ἐλπίδι τοῦ μετέχειν WH Treg NIV ] τῆς ἐλπίδος αὐτοῦ μετέχειν ἐπ᾽ ἐλπίδι RP
NIV1984Surely he says this for us, doesn't he? Yes, this was written for us, because when the plowman plows and the thresher threshes, they ought to do so in the hope of sharing in the harvest.
TNIVSurely he says this for us, doesn't he? Yes, this was written for us, because when farmers plow and thresh, they should be able to do so in the hope of sharing in the harvest.
NIV2011Surely he says this for us, doesn't he? Yes, this was written for us, because whoever plows and threshes should be able to do so in the hope of sharing in the harvest.
Compared to NIV1984Surely he says this for us, doesn't he? Yes, this was written for us, because whenwhoever the plowman plows and thethreshes threshershould threshes, theybe oughtable to do so in the hope of sharing in the harvest.
Compared to TNIVSurely he says this for us, doesn't he? Yes, this was written for us, because whenwhoever farmersplows plow and thresh, theythreshes should be able to do so in the hope of sharing in the harvest.

2 Corinthians 2:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ ⸀ἔγραψα τοῦτο αὐτὸ ἵνα μὴ ἐλθὼν λύπην ⸀σχῶ ἀφ’ ὧν ἔδει με χαίρειν, πεποιθὼς ἐπὶ πάντας ὑμᾶς ὅτι ἡ ἐμὴ χαρὰ πάντων ὑμῶν ἐστιν.
SBLGNT apparatusἔγραψα WH Treg NIV ] + ὑμῖν RP • σχῶ WH Treg NIV ] ἔχω RP
NIV1984I wrote as I did so that when I came I should not be distressed by those who ought to make me rejoice. I had confidence in all of you, that you would all share my joy.
TNIVI wrote as I did, so that when I came I would not be distressed by those who should have made me rejoice. I had confidence in all of you, that you would all share my joy.
NIV2011I wrote as I did, so that when I came I would not be distressed by those who should have made me rejoice. I had confidence in all of you, that you would all share my joy.
Compared to NIV1984I wrote as I did , so that when I came I shouldwould not be distressed by those who oughtshould tohave makemade me rejoice. I had confidence in all of you, that you would all share my joy.
Compared to TNIVI wrote as I did, so that when I came I would not be distressed by those who should have made me rejoice. I had confidence in all of you, that you would all share my joy.


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