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

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The word 'Overcome' occurs the same number of times in the NIV2011 as in the NIV1984 (25 times). The word 'Overcome' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Overcome' 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 text150.0%
New text in NIV2011150.0%

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

Verses where Overcome was removed

Revelation 17:14

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTοὗτοι μετὰ τοῦ ἀρνίου πολεμήσουσιν, καὶ τὸ ἀρνίον νικήσει αὐτούς, ὅτι κύριος κυρίων ἐστὶν καὶ βασιλεὺς βασιλέων, καὶ οἱ μετ’ αὐτοῦ κλητοὶ καὶ ἐκλεκτοὶ καὶ πιστοί.
NIV1984They will make war against the Lamb, but the Lamb will overcome them because he is Lord of lords and King of kings--and with him will be his called, chosen and faithful followers."
TNIVThey will make war against the Lamb, but the Lamb will triumph over them because he is Lord of lords and King of kings--and with him will be his called, chosen and faithful followers."
NIV2011They will wage war against the Lamb, but the Lamb will triumph over them because he is Lord of lords and King of kings--and with him will be his called, chosen and faithful followers."
Compared to NIV1984They will makewage war against the Lamb, but the Lamb will overcometriumph over them because he is Lord of lords and King of kings--and with him will be his called, chosen and faithful followers."
Compared to TNIVThey will makewage war against the Lamb, but the Lamb will triumph over them because he is Lord of lords and King of kings--and with him will be his called, chosen and faithful followers."

Verses where Overcome was added

John 1:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ τὸ φῶς ἐν τῇ σκοτίᾳ φαίνει, καὶ ἡ σκοτία αὐτὸ οὐ κατέλαβεν.
NIV1984The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it.
TNIVThe light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.
NIV2011The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.
Compared to NIV1984The light shines in the darkness, butand the darkness has not understoodovercome it.
Compared to TNIVThe light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.


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