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

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The word 'Overcomes' occurs 8 times less often in the NIV2011 (2 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (10 times). The word 'Overcomes' was removed in 8 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Overcomes' 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 text112.5%
New text in NIV2011787.5%

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

Verses where Overcomes was removed

Revelation 2:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ ἔχων οὖς ἀκουσάτω τί τὸ πνεῦμα λέγει ταῖς ἐκκλησίαις. τῷ νικῶντι δώσω αὐτῷ φαγεῖν ἐκ τοῦ ξύλου τῆς ζωῆς, ὅ ἐστιν ἐν τῷ παραδείσῳ τοῦ ⸀θεοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusθεοῦ WH Treg NIV ] + μου RP
NIV1984He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes, I will give the right to eat from the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.
TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To those who are victorious, I will give the right to eat from the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.
NIV2011Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who is victorious, I will give the right to eat from the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.
Compared to NIV1984HeWhoever who has an earears, let himthem hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To himthe one who overcomesis victorious, I will give the right to eat from the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.
Compared to TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To thosethe one who areis victorious, I will give the right to eat from the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.

Revelation 2:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ ἔχων οὖς ἀκουσάτω τί τὸ πνεῦμα λέγει ταῖς ἐκκλησίαις. ὁ νικῶν οὐ μὴ ἀδικηθῇ ἐκ τοῦ θανάτου τοῦ δευτέρου.
NIV1984He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. He who overcomes will not be hurt at all by the second death.
TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. Those who are victorious will not be hurt at all by the second death.
NIV2011Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. The one who is victorious will not be hurt at all by the second death.
Compared to NIV1984HeWhoever who has an earears, let himthem hear what the Spirit says to the churches. HeThe one who overcomesis victorious will not be hurt at all by the second death.
Compared to TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. ThoseThe one who areis victorious will not be hurt at all by the second death.

Revelation 2:17

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ ἔχων οὖς ἀκουσάτω τί τὸ πνεῦμα λέγει ταῖς ἐκκλησίαις. τῷ νικῶντι δώσω ⸀αὐτῷ τοῦ μάννα τοῦ κεκρυμμένου, καὶ δώσω αὐτῷ ψῆφον λευκήν, καὶ ἐπὶ τὴν ψῆφον ὄνομα καινὸν γεγραμμένον ὃ οὐδεὶς οἶδεν εἰ μὴ ὁ λαμβάνων.
SBLGNT apparatusαὐτῷ WH Treg NIV ] + φαγεῖν RP
NIV1984He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes, I will give some of the hidden manna. I will also give him a white stone with a new name written on it, known only to him who receives it.
TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To those who are victorious, I will give some of the hidden manna. I will also give each of them a white stone with a new name written on it, known only to the one who receives it.
NIV2011Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who is victorious, I will give some of the hidden manna. I will also give that person a white stone with a new name written on it, known only to the one who receives it.
Compared to NIV1984HeWhoever who has an earears, let himthem hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To himthe one who overcomesis victorious, I will give some of the hidden manna. I will also give himthat person a white stone with a new name written on it, known only to himthe one who receives it.
Compared to TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To thosethe one who areis victorious, I will give some of the hidden manna. I will also give eachthat of themperson a white stone with a new name written on it, known only to the one who receives it.

Revelation 2:26

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ ὁ νικῶν καὶ ὁ τηρῶν ἄχρι τέλους τὰ ἔργα μου, δώσω αὐτῷ ἐξουσίαν ἐπὶ τῶν ἐθνῶν,
NIV1984To him who overcomes and does my will to the end, I will give authority over the nations--
TNIVTo those who are victorious and do my will to the end, I will give authority over the nations--
NIV2011To the one who is victorious and does my will to the end, I will give authority over the nations--
Compared to NIV1984To himthe one who overcomesis victorious and does my will to the end, I will give authority over the nations--
Compared to TNIVTo thosethe one who areis victorious and dodoes my will to the end, I will give authority over the nations--

Revelation 3:5

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ νικῶν ⸀οὕτως περιβαλεῖται ἐν ἱματίοις λευκοῖς, καὶ οὐ μὴ ἐξαλείψω τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ ἐκ τῆς βίβλου τῆς ζωῆς, καὶ ὁμολογήσω τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ ἐνώπιον τοῦ πατρός μου καὶ ἐνώπιον τῶν ἀγγέλων αὐτοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusοὕτως WH Treg NIV ] οὗτος RP
NIV1984He who overcomes will, like them, be dressed in white. I will never blot out his name from the book of life, but will acknowledge his name before my Father and his angels.
TNIVThose who are victorious will, like them, be dressed in white. I will never blot out their names from the book of life, but will acknowledge their names before my Father and his angels.
NIV2011The one who is victorious will, like them, be dressed in white. I will never blot out the name of that person from the book of life, but will acknowledge that name before my Father and his angels.
Compared to NIV1984HeThe one who overcomesis victorious will, like them, be dressed in white. I will never blot out histhe name of that person from the book of life, but will acknowledge histhat name before my Father and his angels.
Compared to TNIVThoseThe one who areis victorious will, like them, be dressed in white. I will never blot out theirthe namesname of that person from the book of life, but will acknowledge theirthat namesname before my Father and his angels.

Revelation 3:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ νικῶν ποιήσω αὐτὸν στῦλον ἐν τῷ ναῷ τοῦ θεοῦ μου, καὶ ἔξω οὐ μὴ ἐξέλθῃ ἔτι, καὶ γράψω ἐπ’ αὐτὸν τὸ ὄνομα τοῦ θεοῦ μου καὶ τὸ ὄνομα τῆς πόλεως τοῦ θεοῦ μου, τῆς καινῆς Ἰερουσαλήμ, ἡ ⸀καταβαίνουσα ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ ἀπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ μου, καὶ τὸ ὄνομά μου τὸ καινόν.
SBLGNT apparatusκαταβαίνουσα WH Treg NIV ] καταβαίνει RP
NIV1984Him who overcomes I will make a pillar in the temple of my God. Never again will he leave it. I will write on him the name of my God and the name of the city of my God, the new Jerusalem, which is coming down out of heaven from my God; and I will also write on him my new name.
TNIVThose who are victorious I will make pillars in the temple of my God. Never again will they leave it. I will write on them the name of my God and the name of the city of my God, the new Jerusalem, which is coming down out of heaven from my God; and I will also write on them my new name.
NIV2011The one who is victorious I will make a pillar in the temple of my God. Never again will they leave it. I will write on them the name of my God and the name of the city of my God, the new Jerusalem, which is coming down out of heaven from my God; and I will also write on them my new name.
Compared to NIV1984HimThe one who overcomesis victorious I will make a pillar in the temple of my God. Never again will hethey leave it. I will write on himthem the name of my God and the name of the city of my God, the new Jerusalem, which is coming down out of heaven from my God; and I will also write on himthem my new name.
Compared to TNIVThoseThe one who areis victorious I will make pillarsa pillar in the temple of my God. Never again will they leave it. I will write on them the name of my God and the name of the city of my God, the new Jerusalem, which is coming down out of heaven from my God; and I will also write on them my new name.

Revelation 3:21

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ νικῶν δώσω αὐτῷ καθίσαι μετ’ ἐμοῦ ἐν τῷ θρόνῳ μου, ὡς κἀγὼ ἐνίκησα καὶ ἐκάθισα μετὰ τοῦ πατρός μου ἐν τῷ θρόνῳ αὐτοῦ.
NIV1984To him who overcomes, I will give the right to sit with me on my throne, just as I overcame and sat down with my Father on his throne.
TNIVTo those who are victorious, I will give the right to sit with me on my throne, just as I was victorious and sat down with my Father on his throne.
NIV2011To the one who is victorious, I will give the right to sit with me on my throne, just as I was victorious and sat down with my Father on his throne.
Compared to NIV1984To himthe one who overcomesis victorious, I will give the right to sit with me on my throne, just as I overcamewas victorious and sat down with my Father on his throne.
Compared to TNIVTo thosethe one who areis victorious, I will give the right to sit with me on my throne, just as I was victorious and sat down with my Father on his throne.

Revelation 21:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὁ νικῶν κληρονομήσει ταῦτα, καὶ ἔσομαι αὐτῷ θεὸς καὶ αὐτὸς ἔσται μοι υἱός.
NIV1984He who overcomes will inherit all this, and I will be his God and he will be my son.
TNIVThose who are victorious will inherit all this, and I will be their God and they will be my children.
NIV2011Those who are victorious will inherit all this, and I will be their God and they will be my children.
Compared to NIV1984HeThose who overcomesare victorious will inherit all this, and I will be histheir God and hethey will be my sonchildren.
Compared to TNIVThose who are victorious will inherit all this, and I will be their God and they will be my children.


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