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

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The word 'Possession' occurs 1 times more often in the NIV2011 (99 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (98 times). The word 'Possession' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Possession' 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 text480.0%
New text in NIV2011120.0%

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

Verses where Possession was removed

Joshua 19:47

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֵּצֵ֥א גְבוּל־ בְּנֵי־ דָ֖ן מֵהֶ֑ם וַיַּעֲל֣וּ בְנֵֽי־ דָ֠ן וַיִּלָּחֲמ֨וּ עִם־ לֶ֜שֶׁם וַיִּלְכְּד֥וּ אוֹתָ֣הּ ׀ וַיַּכּ֧וּ אוֹתָ֣הּ לְפִי־ חֶ֗רֶב וַיִּֽרְשׁ֤וּ אוֹתָהּ֙ וַיֵּ֣שְׁבוּ בָ֔הּ וַיִּקְרְא֤וּ לְלֶ֙שֶׁם֙ דָּ֔ן כְּשֵׁ֖ם דָּ֥ן אֲבִיהֶֽם׃
NIV1984(But the Danites had difficulty taking possession of their territory, so they went up and attacked Leshem, took it, put it to the sword and occupied it. They settled in Leshem and named it Dan after their forefather.)
TNIV(When the territory of the Danites was lost to them, they went up and attacked Leshem, took it, put it to the sword and occupied it. They settled in Leshem and named it Dan after their ancestor.)
NIV2011(When the territory of the Danites was lost to them, they went up and attacked Leshem, took it, put it to the sword and occupied it. They settled in Leshem and named it Dan after their ancestor.)
Compared to NIV1984(ButWhen the Danitesterritory hadof difficultythe takingDanites possessionwas oflost theirto territorythem, so they went up and attacked Leshem, took it, put it to the sword and occupied it. They settled in Leshem and named it Dan after their forefatherancestor.)
Compared to TNIV(When the territory of the Danites was lost to them, they went up and attacked Leshem, took it, put it to the sword and occupied it. They settled in Leshem and named it Dan after their ancestor.)

Matthew 15:22

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ ἰδοὺ γυνὴ Χαναναία ἀπὸ τῶν ὁρίων ἐκείνων ἐξελθοῦσα ⸀ἔκραζεν λέγουσα· Ἐλέησόν με, κύριε ⸀υἱὸς Δαυίδ· ἡ θυγάτηρ μου κακῶς δαιμονίζεται.
SBLGNT apparatusἔκραζεν WH Treg NIV ] ἐκραύγασεν αὐτῷ RP • υἱὸς WH Treg NIV ] υἱὲ RP
NIV1984A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, "Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is suffering terribly from demon-possession."
TNIVA Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, "Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is demon-possessed and suffering terribly."
NIV2011A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, "Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is demon-possessed and suffering terribly."
Compared to NIV1984A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, "Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is sufferingdemon-possessed terriblyand fromsuffering demon-possessionterribly."
Compared to TNIVA Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, "Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is demon-possessed and suffering terribly."

Verses where Possession was added

Exodus 21:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס וְגֹנֵ֨ב אִ֧ישׁ וּמְכָר֛וֹ וְנִמְצָ֥א בְיָד֖וֹ מ֥וֹת יוּמָֽת׃
NIV1984"Anyone who kidnaps another and either sells him or still has him when he is caught must be put to death.
TNIV"Anyone who kidnaps someone is to be put to death, whether the victim has been sold or is still in the kidnapper's possession.
NIV2011"Anyone who kidnaps someone is to be put to death, whether the victim has been sold or is still in the kidnapper's possession.
Compared to NIV1984"Anyone who kidnaps anothersomeone andis eitherto sellsbe himput orto stilldeath, whether the victim has himbeen whensold heor is caughtstill mustin bethe putkidnapper's to deathpossession.
Compared to TNIV"Anyone who kidnaps someone is to be put to death, whether the victim has been sold or is still in the kidnapper's possession.

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.

1 Peter 2:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὙμεῖς δὲ γένος ἐκλεκτόν, βασίλειον ἱεράτευμα, ἔθνος ἅγιον, λαὸς εἰς περιποίησιν, ὅπως τὰς ἀρετὰς ἐξαγγείλητε τοῦ ἐκ σκότους ὑμᾶς καλέσαντος εἰς τὸ θαυμαστὸν αὐτοῦ φῶς·
NIV1984But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.
TNIVBut you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God's special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.
NIV2011But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God's special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.
Compared to NIV1984But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, aGod's peoplespecial belonging to Godpossession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.
Compared to TNIVBut you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God's special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.


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