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

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The word 'Perfect' occurs 4 times less often in the NIV2011 (34 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (38 times). The word 'Perfect' was removed in 4 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Perfect' 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 text375.0%
New text in NIV2011125.0%

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

Verses where Perfect was removed

2 Samuel 22:33

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהָאֵ֥ל מָעוּזִּ֖י חָ֑יִל וַיַּתֵּ֥ר תָּמִ֖ים
NIV1984It is God who arms me with strength and makes my way perfect.
TNIVIt is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.
NIV2011It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.
Compared to NIV1984It is God who arms me with strength and makeskeeps my way perfectsecure.
Compared to TNIVIt is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.

Psalms 18:32

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּ֤י מִ֣י אֱ֭לוֹהַּ מִבַּלְעֲדֵ֣י יְהוָ֑ה וּמִ֥י צ֝֗וּר זוּלָתִ֥י אֱלֹהֵֽינוּ׃
NIV1984It is God who arms me with strength and makes my way perfect.
TNIVIt is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.
NIV2011It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.
Compared to NIV1984It is God who arms me with strength and makeskeeps my way perfectsecure.
Compared to TNIVIt is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.

Philippians 3:12

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTΟὐχ ὅτι ἤδη ἔλαβον ἢ ἤδη τετελείωμαι, διώκω δὲ εἰ καὶ καταλάβω, ἐφ’ ᾧ καὶ κατελήμφθην ὑπὸ ⸀Χριστοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusΧριστοῦ Treg ] Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ WH NIV; τοῦ Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ RP
NIV1984Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already been made perfect, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.
TNIVNot that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.
NIV2011Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.
Compared to NIV1984Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already beenarrived madeat perfectmy goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.
Compared to TNIVNot that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.

Colossians 1:28

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὃν ἡμεῖς καταγγέλλομεν νουθετοῦντες πάντα ἄνθρωπον καὶ διδάσκοντες πάντα ἄνθρωπον ἐν πάσῃ σοφίᾳ, ἵνα παραστήσωμεν πάντα ἄνθρωπον τέλειον ἐν ⸀Χριστῷ·
SBLGNT apparatusΧριστῷ WH Treg NIV ] + Ἰησοῦ RP
NIV1984We proclaim him, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone perfect in Christ.
TNIVWe proclaim him, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone fully mature in Christ.
NIV2011He is the one we proclaim, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone fully mature in Christ.
Compared to NIV1984WeHe proclaimis himthe one we proclaim, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone perfectfully mature in Christ.
Compared to TNIVWeHe proclaimis himthe one we proclaim, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone fully mature in Christ.


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