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

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The word 'Pray' occurs 4 times more often in the NIV2011 (125 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (121 times). The word 'Pray' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 6 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Pray' 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 text562.5%
New text in NIV2011337.5%

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

Verses where Pray was removed

Colossians 1:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNT⸀περιπατῆσαι ἀξίως τοῦ κυρίου εἰς πᾶσαν ἀρεσκείαν ἐν παντὶ ἔργῳ ἀγαθῷ καρποφοροῦντες καὶ αὐξανόμενοι ⸂τῇ ἐπιγνώσει⸃ τοῦ θεοῦ,
SBLGNT apparatusπεριπατῆσαι WH Treg NIV ] + ὑμᾶς RP • τῇ ἐπιγνώσει WH Treg NIV ] εἰς τὴν ἐπίγνωσιν RP
NIV1984And we pray this in order that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and may please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God,
TNIVso that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God,
NIV2011so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God,
Compared to NIV1984Andso we pray this in order that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and may please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God,
Compared to TNIVso that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God,

Jude 1:20

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὑμεῖς δέ, ἀγαπητοί, ⸂ἐποικοδομοῦντες ἑαυτοὺς τῇ ἁγιωτάτῃ ὑμῶν πίστει⸃, ἐν πνεύματι ἁγίῳ προσευχόμενοι,
SBLGNT apparatusἐποικοδομοῦντες ἑαυτοὺς τῇ ἁγιωτάτῃ ὑμῶν πίστει WH Treg NIV ] τῇ ἁγιωτάτῃ ὑμῶν πίστει ἐποικοδομοῦντες ἑαυτοὺς RP
NIV1984But you, dear friends, build yourselves up in your most holy faith and pray in the Holy Spirit.
TNIVBut you, dear friends, by building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit,
NIV2011But you, dear friends, by building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit,
Compared to NIV1984But you, dear friends, buildby building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praypraying in the Holy Spirit.,
Compared to TNIVBut you, dear friends, by building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit,

Verses where Pray was added

2 Samuel 7:27

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּֽי־ אַתָּה֩ יְהוָ֨ה צְבָא֜וֹת אֱלֹהֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל גָּלִ֜יתָה אֶת־ אֹ֤זֶן עַבְדְּךָ֙ לֵאמֹ֔ר בַּ֖יִת אֶבְנֶה־ לָּ֑ךְ עַל־ כֵּ֗ן מָצָ֤א עַבְדְּךָ֙ אֶת־ לִבּ֔וֹ לְהִתְפַּלֵּ֣ל אֵלֶ֔יךָ אֶת־ הַתְּפִלָּ֖ה הַזֹּֽאת׃
NIV1984"O LORD Almighty, God of Israel, you have revealed this to your servant, saying, 'I will build a house for you.' So your servant has found courage to offer you this prayer.
TNIV"LORD Almighty, God of Israel, you have revealed this to your servant, saying, 'I will build a house for you.' So your servant has found courage to pray this prayer to you.
NIV2011"LORD Almighty, God of Israel, you have revealed this to your servant, saying, 'I will build a house for you.' So your servant has found courage to pray this prayer to you.
Compared to NIV1984"O LORD Almighty, God of Israel, you have revealed this to your servant, saying, 'I will build a house for you.' So your servant has found courage to offerpray you this prayer to you.
Compared to TNIV"LORD Almighty, God of Israel, you have revealed this to your servant, saying, 'I will build a house for you.' So your servant has found courage to pray this prayer to you.

1 Kings 8:42

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּ֤י יִשְׁמְעוּן֙ אֶת־ שִׁמְךָ֣ הַגָּד֔וֹל וְאֶת־ יָֽדְךָ֙ הַֽחֲזָקָ֔ה וּֽזְרֹעֲךָ֖ הַנְּטוּיָ֑ה וּבָ֥א וְהִתְפַּלֵּ֖ל אֶל־ הַבַּ֥יִת הַזֶּֽה׃
NIV1984for men will hear of your great name and your mighty hand and your outstretched arm--when he comes and prays toward this temple,
TNIVfor they will hear of your great name and your mighty hand and your outstretched arm--when they come and pray toward this temple,
NIV2011for they will hear of your great name and your mighty hand and your outstretched arm--when they come and pray toward this temple,
Compared to NIV1984for menthey will hear of your great name and your mighty hand and your outstretched arm--when hethey comescome and prayspray toward this temple,
Compared to TNIVfor they will hear of your great name and your mighty hand and your outstretched arm--when they come and pray toward this temple,

2 Chronicles 6:32

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְגַ֣ם אֶל־ הַנָּכְרִ֗י אֲ֠שֶׁר לֹ֥א מֵעַמְּךָ֣ יִשְׂרָאֵל֮ הוּא֒ וּבָ֣א ׀ מֵאֶ֣רֶץ רְחוֹקָ֗ה לְמַ֨עַן שִׁמְךָ֤ הַגָּדוֹל֙ וְיָדְךָ֣ הַחֲזָקָ֔ה וּֽזְרֽוֹעֲךָ֖ הַנְּטוּיָ֑ה וּבָ֥אוּ וְהִֽתְפַּלְל֖וּ אֶל־ הַבַּ֥יִת הַזֶּֽה׃
NIV1984"As for the foreigner who does not belong to your people Israel but has come from a distant land because of your great name and your mighty hand and your outstretched arm--when he comes and prays toward this temple,
TNIV"As for foreigners who do not belong to your people Israel but have come from a distant land because of your great name and your mighty hand and your outstretched arm--when they come and pray toward this temple,
NIV2011"As for the foreigner who does not belong to your people Israel but has come from a distant land because of your great name and your mighty hand and your outstretched arm--when they come and pray toward this temple,
Compared to NIV1984"As for the foreigner who does not belong to your people Israel but has come from a distant land because of your great name and your mighty hand and your outstretched arm--when hethey comescome and prayspray toward this temple,
Compared to TNIV"As for foreignersthe foreigner who dodoes not belong to your people Israel but havehas come from a distant land because of your great name and your mighty hand and your outstretched arm--when they come and pray toward this temple,

Job 33:26

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSיֶעְתַּ֤ר אֶל־ אֱל֨וֹהַּ ׀ וַיִּרְצֵ֗הוּ וַיַּ֣רְא פָּ֭נָיו בִּתְרוּעָ֑ה וַיָּ֥שֶׁב לֶ֝אֱנ֗וֹשׁ צִדְקָתֽוֹ׃
NIV1984He prays to God and finds favor with him, he sees God's face and shouts for joy; he is restored by God to his righteous state.
TNIVthen they can pray to God and find favor with him, they will see God's face and shout for joy; he will restore them to full well-being.
NIV2011then that person can pray to God and find favor with him, they will see God's face and shout for joy; he will restore them to full well-being.
Compared to NIV1984Hethen praysthat person can pray to God and findsfind favor with him, hethey seeswill see God's face and shoutsshout for joy; he iswill restoredrestore bythem God to hisfull righteous statewell-being.
Compared to TNIVthen theythat person can pray to God and find favor with him, they will see God's face and shout for joy; he will restore them to full well-being.

Proverbs 11:26

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSמֹ֣נֵֽעַ בָּ֭ר יִקְּבֻ֣הוּ לְא֑וֹם וּ֝בְרָכָ֗ה לְרֹ֣אשׁ מַשְׁבִּֽיר׃
NIV1984People curse the man who hoards grain, but blessing crowns him who is willing to sell.
TNIVPeople curse those who hoard grain, but they pray God's blessing on those who are willing to sell.
NIV2011People curse the one who hoards grain, but they pray God's blessing on the one who is willing to sell.
Compared to NIV1984People curse the manone who hoards grain, but they pray God's blessing crownson himthe one who is willing to sell.
Compared to TNIVPeople curse thosethe one who hoardhoards grain, but they pray God's blessing on thosethe one who areis willing to sell.

1 Timothy 2:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTΒούλομαι οὖν προσεύχεσθαι τοὺς ἄνδρας ἐν παντὶ τόπῳ, ἐπαίροντας ὁσίους χεῖρας χωρὶς ὀργῆς καὶ ⸀διαλογισμοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusδιαλογισμοῦ Treg NIV RP ] διαλογισμῶν WH
NIV1984I want men everywhere to lift up holy hands in prayer, without anger or disputing.
TNIVTherefore I want the men everywhere to pray, lifting up holy hands without anger or disputing.
NIV2011Therefore I want the men everywhere to pray, lifting up holy hands without anger or disputing.
Compared to NIV1984Therefore I want the men everywhere to liftpray, lifting up holy hands in prayer, without anger or disputing.
Compared to TNIVTherefore I want the men everywhere to pray, lifting up holy hands without anger or disputing.


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