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

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The word 'Possess' occurs 2 times less often in the NIV2011 (65 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (67 times). The word 'Possess' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Possess' 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
New text in NIV20112100.0%

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

Verses where Possess was removed

Isaiah 14:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס וּלְקָח֣וּם עַמִּים֮ וֶהֱבִיא֣וּם אֶל־ מְקוֹמָם֒ וְהִֽתְנַחֲל֣וּם בֵּֽית־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל עַ֚ל אַדְמַ֣ת יְהוָ֔ה לַעֲבָדִ֖ים וְלִשְׁפָח֑וֹת וְהָיוּ֙ שֹׁבִ֣ים לְשֹֽׁבֵיהֶ֔ם וְרָד֖וּ בְּנֹגְשֵׂיהֶֽם׃
NIV1984Nations will take them and bring them to their own place. And the house of Israel will possess the nations as menservants and maidservants in the LORD's land. They will make captives of their captors and rule over their oppressors.
TNIVNations will take them and bring them to their own place. And the house of Israel will take possession of the nations and make them male and female servants in the LORD's land. They will make captives of their captors and rule over their oppressors.
NIV2011Nations will take them and bring them to their own place. And Israel will take possession of the nations and make them male and female servants in the LORD's land. They will make captives of their captors and rule over their oppressors.
Compared to NIV1984Nations will take them and bring them to their own place. And the house of Israel will possesstake possession of the nations asand menservantsmake them male and maidservantsfemale servants in the LORD's land. They will make captives of their captors and rule over their oppressors.
Compared to TNIVNations will take them and bring them to their own place. And the house of Israel will take possession of the nations and make them male and female servants in the LORD's land. They will make captives of their captors and rule over their oppressors.

John 5:39

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἘραυνᾶτε τὰς γραφάς, ὅτι ὑμεῖς δοκεῖτε ἐν αὐταῖς ζωὴν αἰώνιον ἔχειν· καὶ ἐκεῖναί εἰσιν αἱ μαρτυροῦσαι περὶ ἐμοῦ·
NIV1984You diligently study the Scriptures because you think that by them you possess eternal life. These are the Scriptures that testify about me,
TNIVYou study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you possess eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me,
NIV2011You study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me,
Compared to NIV1984You diligently study the Scriptures diligently because you think that byin them you possesshave eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me,
Compared to TNIVYou study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you possesshave eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me,


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