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

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The word 'Persons' occurs 3 times less often in the NIV2011 (5 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (8 times). The word 'Persons' was removed in 4 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Persons' 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 text120.0%
New text in NIV2011480.0%

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

Verses where Persons was removed

Leviticus 27:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSדַּבֵּ֞ר אֶל־ בְּנֵ֤י יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ וְאָמַרְתָּ֣ אֲלֵהֶ֔ם אִ֕ישׁ כִּ֥י יַפְלִ֖א נֶ֑דֶר בְּעֶרְכְּךָ֥ נְפָשֹׁ֖ת לַֽיהוָֽה׃
NIV1984"Speak to the Israelites and say to them: 'If anyone makes a special vow to dedicate persons to the LORD by giving equivalent values,
TNIV"Speak to the Israelites and say to them: 'If anyone makes a special vow to dedicate a person to the LORD by giving the equivalent value,
NIV2011"Speak to the Israelites and say to them: 'If anyone makes a special vow to dedicate a person to the LORD by giving the equivalent value,
Compared to NIV1984"Speak to the Israelites and say to them: 'If anyone makes a special vow to dedicate personsa person to the LORD by giving the equivalent valuesvalue,
Compared to TNIV"Speak to the Israelites and say to them: 'If anyone makes a special vow to dedicate a person to the LORD by giving the equivalent value,

Numbers 31:28

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַהֲרֵמֹתָ֨ מֶ֜כֶס לַֽיהוָ֗ה מֵאֵ֞ת אַנְשֵׁ֤י הַמִּלְחָמָה֙ הַיֹּצְאִ֣ים לַצָּבָ֔א אֶחָ֣ד נֶ֔פֶשׁ מֵחֲמֵ֖שׁ הַמֵּא֑וֹת מִן־ הָאָדָם֙ וּמִן־ הַבָּקָ֔ר וּמִן־ הַחֲמֹרִ֖ים וּמִן־ הַצֹּֽאן׃
NIV1984From the soldiers who fought in the battle, set apart as tribute for the LORD one out of every five hundred, whether persons, cattle, donkeys, sheep or goats.
TNIVFrom the soldiers who fought in the battle, set apart as tribute for the LORD one out of every five hundred, whether women, cattle, donkeys or sheep.
NIV2011From the soldiers who fought in the battle, set apart as tribute for the LORD one out of every five hundred, whether people, cattle, donkeys or sheep.
Compared to NIV1984From the soldiers who fought in the battle, set apart as tribute for the LORD one out of every five hundred, whether personspeople, cattle, donkeys, sheep or goatssheep.
Compared to TNIVFrom the soldiers who fought in the battle, set apart as tribute for the LORD one out of every five hundred, whether womenpeople, cattle, donkeys or sheep.

Numbers 31:30

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוּמִמַּחֲצִ֨ת בְּנֵֽי־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֜ל תִּקַּ֣ח ׀ אֶחָ֣ד ׀ אָחֻ֣ז מִן־ הַחֲמִשִּׁ֗ים מִן־ הָאָדָ֧ם מִן־ הַבָּקָ֛ר מִן־ הַחֲמֹרִ֥ים וּמִן־ הַצֹּ֖אן מִכָּל־ הַבְּהֵמָ֑ה וְנָתַתָּ֤ה אֹתָם֙ לַלְוִיִּ֔ם שֹׁמְרֵ֕י מִשְׁמֶ֖רֶת מִשְׁכַּ֥ן יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984From the Israelites' half, select one out of every fifty, whether persons, cattle, donkeys, sheep, goats or other animals. Give them to the Levites, who are responsible for the care of the LORD's tabernacle."
TNIVFrom the Israelites' half, select one out of every fifty, whether women, cattle, donkeys, sheep or other animals. Give them to the Levites, who are responsible for the care of the LORD's tabernacle."
NIV2011From the Israelites' half, select one out of every fifty, whether people, cattle, donkeys, sheep or other animals. Give them to the Levites, who are responsible for the care of the LORD's tabernacle."
Compared to NIV1984From the Israelites' half, select one out of every fifty, whether personspeople, cattle, donkeys, sheep, goats or other animals. Give them to the Levites, who are responsible for the care of the LORD's tabernacle."
Compared to TNIVFrom the Israelites' half, select one out of every fifty, whether womenpeople, cattle, donkeys, sheep or other animals. Give them to the Levites, who are responsible for the care of the LORD's tabernacle."

Numbers 31:47

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיִּקַּ֨ח מֹשֶׁ֜ה מִמַּחֲצִ֣ת בְּנֵֽי־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל אֶת־ הָֽאָחֻז֙ אֶחָ֣ד מִן־ הַחֲמִשִּׁ֔ים מִן־ הָאָדָ֖ם וּמִן־ הַבְּהֵמָ֑ה וַיִּתֵּ֨ן אֹתָ֜ם לַלְוִיִּ֗ם שֹֽׁמְרֵי֙ מִשְׁמֶ֙רֶת֙ מִשְׁכַּ֣ן יְהוָ֔ה כַּאֲשֶׁ֛ר צִוָּ֥ה יְהוָ֖ה אֶת־ מֹשֶֽׁה׃
NIV1984From the Israelites' half, Moses selected one out of every fifty persons and animals, as the LORD commanded him, and gave them to the Levites, who were responsible for the care of the LORD's tabernacle.
TNIVFrom the Israelites' half, Moses selected one out of every fifty women and animals, as the LORD commanded him, and gave them to the Levites, who were responsible for the care of the LORD's tabernacle.
NIV2011From the Israelites' half, Moses selected one out of every fifty people and animals, as the LORD commanded him, and gave them to the Levites, who were responsible for the care of the LORD's tabernacle.
Compared to NIV1984From the Israelites' half, Moses selected one out of every fifty personspeople and animals, as the LORD commanded him, and gave them to the Levites, who were responsible for the care of the LORD's tabernacle.
Compared to TNIVFrom the Israelites' half, Moses selected one out of every fifty womenpeople and animals, as the LORD commanded him, and gave them to the Levites, who were responsible for the care of the LORD's tabernacle.

Verses where Persons was added

Revelation 5:9

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ ᾄδουσιν ᾠδὴν καινὴν λέγοντες· Ἄξιος εἶ λαβεῖν τὸ βιβλίον καὶ ἀνοῖξαι τὰς σφραγῖδας αὐτοῦ, ὅτι ἐσφάγης καὶ ἠγόρασας τῷ ⸀θεῷ ἐν τῷ αἵματί σου ἐκ πάσης φυλῆς καὶ γλώσσης καὶ λαοῦ καὶ ἔθνους,
SBLGNT apparatusθεῷ WH NIV ] + ἡμᾶς Treg RP
NIV1984And they sang a new song: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased men for God from every tribe and language and people and nation.
TNIVAnd they sang a new song, saying: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased for God members of every tribe and language and people and nation.
NIV2011And they sang a new song, saying: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased for God persons from every tribe and language and people and nation.
Compared to NIV1984And they sang a new song, saying: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased men for God persons from every tribe and language and people and nation.
Compared to TNIVAnd they sang a new song, saying: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased for God memberspersons offrom every tribe and language and people and nation.


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