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

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The word 'Pole' occurs 9 times more often in the NIV2011 (29 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (20 times). The word 'Pole' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 10 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Pole' 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 text1191.7%
New text in NIV201118.3%

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

Verses where Pole was removed

1 Kings 15:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְגַ֣ם ׀ אֶת־ מַעֲכָ֣ה אִמּ֗וֹ וַיְסִרֶ֙הָ֙ מִגְּבִירָ֔ה אֲשֶׁר־ עָשְׂתָ֥ה מִפְלֶ֖צֶת לָאֲשֵׁרָ֑ה וַיִּכְרֹ֤ת אָסָא֙ אֶת־ מִפְלַצְתָּ֔הּ וַיִּשְׂרֹ֖ף בְּנַ֥חַל קִדְרֽוֹן׃
NIV1984He even deposed his grandmother Maacah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive Asherah pole. Asa cut the pole down and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
TNIVHe even deposed his grandmother Maakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive image for the worship of Asherah. Asa cut it down and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
NIV2011He even deposed his grandmother Maakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive image for the worship of Asherah. Asa cut it down and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
Compared to NIV1984He even deposed his grandmother MaacahMaakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive Asherahimage polefor the worship of Asherah. Asa cut the poleit down and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
Compared to TNIVHe even deposed his grandmother Maakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive image for the worship of Asherah. Asa cut it down and burned it in the Kidron Valley.

2 Chronicles 15:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְגַֽם־ מַעֲכָ֞ה אֵ֣ם ׀ אָסָ֣א הַמֶּ֗לֶךְ הֱסִירָהּ֙ מִגְּבִירָ֔ה אֲשֶׁר־ עָשְׂתָ֥ה לַאֲשֵׁרָ֖ה מִפְלָ֑צֶת וַיִּכְרֹ֤ת אָסָא֙ אֶת־ מִפְלַצְתָּ֔הּ וַיָּ֕דֶק וַיִּשְׂרֹ֖ף בְּנַ֥חַל קִדְרֽוֹן׃
NIV1984King Asa also deposed his grandmother Maacah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive Asherah pole. Asa cut the pole down, broke it up and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
TNIVKing Asa also deposed his grandmother Maakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive image for the worship of Asherah. Asa cut it down, broke it up and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
NIV2011King Asa also deposed his grandmother Maakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive image for the worship of Asherah. Asa cut it down, broke it up and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
Compared to NIV1984King Asa also deposed his grandmother MaacahMaakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive Asherahimage polefor the worship of Asherah. Asa cut the poleit down, broke it up and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
Compared to TNIVKing Asa also deposed his grandmother Maakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive image for the worship of Asherah. Asa cut it down, broke it up and burned it in the Kidron Valley.

Verses where Pole was added

Genesis 40:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבְּע֣וֹד ׀ שְׁלֹ֣שֶׁת יָמִ֗ים יִשָּׂ֨א פַרְעֹ֤ה אֶת־ רֹֽאשְׁךָ֙ מֵֽעָלֶ֔יךָ וְתָלָ֥ה אוֹתְךָ֖ עַל־ עֵ֑ץ וְאָכַ֥ל הָע֛וֹף אֶת־ בְּשָׂרְךָ֖ מֵעָלֶֽיךָ׃
NIV1984Within three days Pharaoh will lift off your head and hang you on a tree. And the birds will eat away your flesh."
TNIVWithin three days Pharaoh will lift off your head and impale your body on a pole. And the birds will eat away your flesh."
NIV2011Within three days Pharaoh will lift off your head and impale your body on a pole. And the birds will eat away your flesh."
Compared to NIV1984Within three days Pharaoh will lift off your head and hangimpale youyour body on a treepole. And the birds will eat away your flesh."
Compared to TNIVWithin three days Pharaoh will lift off your head and impale your body on a pole. And the birds will eat away your flesh."

Deuteronomy 21:22

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְכִֽי־ יִהְיֶ֣ה בְאִ֗ישׁ חֵ֛טְא מִשְׁפַּט־ מָ֖וֶת וְהוּמָ֑ת וְתָלִ֥יתָ אֹת֖וֹ עַל־ עֵֽץ׃
NIV1984If a man guilty of a capital offense is put to death and his body is hung on a tree,
TNIVIf anyone guilty of a capital offense is put to death and their body is exposed on a pole,
NIV2011If someone guilty of a capital offense is put to death and their body is exposed on a pole,
Compared to NIV1984If asomeone man guilty of a capital offense is put to death and histheir body is hungexposed on a treepole,
Compared to TNIVIf anyonesomeone guilty of a capital offense is put to death and their body is exposed on a pole,

Deuteronomy 21:23

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס לֹא־ תָלִ֨ין נִבְלָת֜וֹ עַל־ הָעֵ֗ץ כִּֽי־ קָב֤וֹר תִּקְבְּרֶ֙נּוּ֙ בַּיּ֣וֹם הַה֔וּא כִּֽי־ קִלְלַ֥ת אֱלֹהִ֖ים תָּל֑וּי וְלֹ֤א תְטַמֵּא֙ אֶת־ אַדְמָ֣תְךָ֔ אֲשֶׁר֙ יְהוָ֣ה אֱלֹהֶ֔יךָ נֹתֵ֥ן לְךָ֖ נַחֲלָֽה׃
NIV1984you must not leave his body on the tree overnight. Be sure to bury him that same day, because anyone who is hung on a tree is under God's curse. You must not desecrate the land the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance.
TNIVyou must not leave the body hanging on the pole overnight. Be sure to bury it that same day, because anyone who is hung on a pole is under God's curse. You must not desecrate the land the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance.
NIV2011you must not leave the body hanging on the pole overnight. Be sure to bury it that same day, because anyone who is hung on a pole is under God's curse. You must not desecrate the land the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance.
Compared to NIV1984you must not leave histhe body hanging on the treepole overnight. Be sure to bury himit that same day, because anyone who is hung on a treepole is under God's curse. You must not desecrate the land the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance.
Compared to TNIVyou must not leave the body hanging on the pole overnight. Be sure to bury it that same day, because anyone who is hung on a pole is under God's curse. You must not desecrate the land the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance.

Joshua 8:29

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְאֶת־ מֶ֧לֶךְ הָעַ֛י תָּלָ֥ה עַל־ הָעֵ֖ץ עַד־ עֵ֣ת הָעָ֑רֶב וּכְב֣וֹא הַשֶּׁמֶשׁ֩ צִוָּ֨ה יְהוֹשֻׁ֜עַ וַיֹּרִ֧ידוּ אֶת־ נִבְלָת֣וֹ מִן־ הָעֵ֗ץ וַיַּשְׁלִ֤יכוּ אוֹתָהּ֙ אֶל־ פֶּ֙תַח֙ שַׁ֣עַר הָעִ֔יר וַיָּקִ֤ימוּ עָלָיו֙ גַּל־ אֲבָנִ֣ים גָּד֔וֹל עַ֖ד הַיּ֥וֹם הַזֶּֽה׃
NIV1984He hung the king of Ai on a tree and left him there until evening. At sunset, Joshua ordered them to take his body from the tree and throw it down at the entrance of the city gate. And they raised a large pile of rocks over it, which remains to this day.
TNIVHe impaled the body of the king of Ai on a pole and left it there until evening. At sunset, Joshua ordered them to take the body from the pole and throw it down at the entrance of the city gate. And they raised a large pile of rocks over it, which remains to this day.
NIV2011He impaled the body of the king of Ai on a pole and left it there until evening. At sunset, Joshua ordered them to take the body from the pole and throw it down at the entrance of the city gate. And they raised a large pile of rocks over it, which remains to this day.
Compared to NIV1984He hungimpaled the body of the king of Ai on a treepole and left himit there until evening. At sunset, Joshua ordered them to take histhe body from the treepole and throw it down at the entrance of the city gate. And they raised a large pile of rocks over it, which remains to this day.
Compared to TNIVHe impaled the body of the king of Ai on a pole and left it there until evening. At sunset, Joshua ordered them to take the body from the pole and throw it down at the entrance of the city gate. And they raised a large pile of rocks over it, which remains to this day.

Esther 5:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַתֹּ֣אמֶר לוֹ֩ זֶ֨רֶשׁ אִשְׁתּ֜וֹ וְכָל־ אֹֽהֲבָ֗יו יַֽעֲשׂוּ־ עֵץ֮ גָּבֹ֣הַּ חֲמִשִּׁ֣ים אַמָּה֒ וּבַבֹּ֣קֶר ׀ אֱמֹ֣ר לַמֶּ֗לֶךְ וְיִתְל֤וּ אֶֽת־ מָרְדֳּכַי֙ עָלָ֔יו וּבֹֽא־ עִם־ הַמֶּ֥לֶךְ אֶלQp הַמִּשְׁתֶּ֖ה שָׂמֵ֑חַ וַיִּיטַ֧ב הַדָּבָ֛ר לִפְנֵ֥י הָמָ֖ן וַיַּ֥עַשׂ הָעֵֽץ׃
NIV1984His wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a gallows built, seventy-five feet high, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai hanged on it. Then go with the king to the dinner and be happy." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the gallows built.
TNIVHis wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a pole set up, reaching to a height of fifty cubits, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai impaled on it. Then go with the king to the banquet and enjoy yourself." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the pole set up.
NIV2011His wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a pole set up, reaching to a height of fifty cubits, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai impaled on it. Then go with the king to the banquet and enjoy yourself." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the pole set up.
Compared to NIV1984His wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a gallowspole builtset up, seventy-fivereaching feetto higha height of fifty cubits, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai hangedimpaled on it. Then go with the king to the dinnerbanquet and beenjoy happyyourself." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the gallowspole builtset up.
Compared to TNIVHis wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a pole set up, reaching to a height of fifty cubits, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai impaled on it. Then go with the king to the banquet and enjoy yourself." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the pole set up.

Esther 6:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֥אמֶר הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ מִ֣י בֶחָצֵ֑ר וְהָמָ֣ן בָּ֗א לַחֲצַ֤ר בֵּית־ הַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙ הַחִ֣יצוֹנָ֔ה לֵאמֹ֣ר לַמֶּ֔לֶךְ לִתְלוֹת֙ אֶֽת־ מָרְדֳּכַ֔י עַל־ הָעֵ֖ץ אֲשֶׁר־ הֵכִ֥ין לֽוֹ׃
NIV1984The king said, "Who is in the court?" Now Haman had just entered the outer court of the palace to speak to the king about hanging Mordecai on the gallows he had erected for him.
TNIVThe king said, "Who is in the court?" Now Haman had just entered the outer court of the palace to speak to the king about impaling Mordecai on the pole he had set up for him.
NIV2011The king said, "Who is in the court?" Now Haman had just entered the outer court of the palace to speak to the king about impaling Mordecai on the pole he had set up for him.
Compared to NIV1984The king said, "Who is in the court?" Now Haman had just entered the outer court of the palace to speak to the king about hangingimpaling Mordecai on the gallowspole he had erectedset up for him.
Compared to TNIVThe king said, "Who is in the court?" Now Haman had just entered the outer court of the palace to speak to the king about impaling Mordecai on the pole he had set up for him.

Esther 7:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֣אמֶר חַ֠רְבוֹנָה אֶחָ֨ד מִן־ הַסָּרִיסִ֜ים לִפְנֵ֣י הַמֶּ֗לֶךְ גַּ֣ם הִנֵּה־ הָעֵ֣ץ אֲשֶׁר־ עָשָׂ֪ה הָמָ֟ן לְֽמָרְדֳּכַ֞י אֲשֶׁ֧ר דִּבֶּר־ ט֣וֹב עַל־ הַמֶּ֗לֶךְ עֹמֵד֙ בְּבֵ֣ית הָמָ֔ן גָּבֹ֖הַּ חֲמִשִּׁ֣ים אַמָּ֑ה וַיֹּ֥אמֶר הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ תְּלֻ֥הוּ עָלָֽיו׃
NIV1984Then Harbona, one of the eunuchs attending the king, said, "A gallows seventy-five feet high stands by Haman's house. He had it made for Mordecai, who spoke up to help the king." The king said, "Hang him on it!"
TNIVThen Harbona, one of the eunuchs attending the king, said, "A pole reaching to a height of fifty cubits stands by Haman's house. He had it set up for Mordecai, who spoke up to help the king." The king said, "Impale him on it!"
NIV2011Then Harbona, one of the eunuchs attending the king, said, "A pole reaching to a height of fifty cubits stands by Haman's house. He had it set up for Mordecai, who spoke up to help the king." The king said, "Impale him on it!"
Compared to NIV1984Then Harbona, one of the eunuchs attending the king, said, "A gallowspole seventy-fivereaching feetto higha height of fifty cubits stands by Haman's house. He had it madeset up for Mordecai, who spoke up to help the king." The king said, "HangImpale him on it!"
Compared to TNIVThen Harbona, one of the eunuchs attending the king, said, "A pole reaching to a height of fifty cubits stands by Haman's house. He had it set up for Mordecai, who spoke up to help the king." The king said, "Impale him on it!"

Esther 7:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיִּתְלוּ֙ אֶת־ הָמָ֔ן עַל־ הָעֵ֖ץ אֲשֶׁר־ הֵכִ֣ין לְמָרְדֳּכָ֑י וַחֲמַ֥ת הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ שָׁכָֽכָה׃
NIV1984So they hanged Haman on the gallows he had prepared for Mordecai. Then the king's fury subsided.
TNIVSo they impaled Haman on the pole he had set up for Mordecai. Then the king's fury subsided.
NIV2011So they impaled Haman on the pole he had set up for Mordecai. Then the king's fury subsided.
Compared to NIV1984So they hangedimpaled Haman on the gallowspole he had preparedset up for Mordecai. Then the king's fury subsided.
Compared to TNIVSo they impaled Haman on the pole he had set up for Mordecai. Then the king's fury subsided.

Esther 8:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֨אמֶר הַמֶּ֤לֶךְ אֲחַשְׁוֵרֹשׁ֙ לְאֶסְתֵּ֣ר הַמַּלְכָּ֔ה וּֽלְמָרְדֳּכַ֖י הַיְּהוּדִ֑י הִנֵּ֨ה בֵית־ הָמָ֜ן נָתַ֣תִּי לְאֶסְתֵּ֗ר וְאֹתוֹ֙ תָּל֣וּ עַל־ הָעֵ֔ץ עַ֛ל אֲשֶׁר־ שָׁלַ֥ח יָד֖וֹ
NIV1984King Xerxes replied to Queen Esther and to Mordecai the Jew, "Because Haman attacked the Jews, I have given his estate to Esther, and they have hanged him on the gallows.
TNIVKing Xerxes replied to Queen Esther and to Mordecai the Jew, "Because Haman attacked the Jews, I have given his estate to Esther, and they have impaled him on the pole he set up.
NIV2011King Xerxes replied to Queen Esther and to Mordecai the Jew, "Because Haman attacked the Jews, I have given his estate to Esther, and they have impaled him on the pole he set up.
Compared to NIV1984King Xerxes replied to Queen Esther and to Mordecai the Jew, "Because Haman attacked the Jews, I have given his estate to Esther, and they have hangedimpaled him on the gallowspole he set up.
Compared to TNIVKing Xerxes replied to Queen Esther and to Mordecai the Jew, "Because Haman attacked the Jews, I have given his estate to Esther, and they have impaled him on the pole he set up.

Galatians 3:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTΧριστὸς ἡμᾶς ἐξηγόρασεν ἐκ τῆς κατάρας τοῦ νόμου γενόμενος ὑπὲρ ἡμῶν κατάρα, ⸂ὅτι γέγραπται⸃· Ἐπικατάρατος πᾶς ὁ κρεμάμενος ἐπὶ ξύλου,
SBLGNT apparatusὅτι γέγραπται WH Treg NIV] γέγραπται γάρ RP
NIV1984Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us, for it is written: "Cursed is everyone who is hung on a tree."
TNIVChrist redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us, for it is written: "Cursed is everyone who is hung on a pole."
NIV2011Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us, for it is written: "Cursed is everyone who is hung on a pole."
Compared to NIV1984Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us, for it is written: "Cursed is everyone who is hung on a treepole."
Compared to TNIVChrist redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us, for it is written: "Cursed is everyone who is hung on a pole."


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