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

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The word 'Prophets' occurs 3 times more often in the NIV2011 (248 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (245 times). The word 'Prophets' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 4 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Prophets' 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 text360.0%
New text in NIV2011240.0%

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

Verses where Prophets was removed

2 Peter 1:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ ἔχομεν βεβαιότερον τὸν προφητικὸν λόγον, ᾧ καλῶς ποιεῖτε προσέχοντες ὡς λύχνῳ φαίνοντι ἐν αὐχμηρῷ τόπῳ, ἕως οὗ ἡμέρα διαυγάσῃ καὶ φωσφόρος ἀνατείλῃ ἐν ταῖς καρδίαις ὑμῶν·
NIV1984And we have the word of the prophets made more certain, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.
TNIVWe also have the prophetic message as something completely reliable, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.
NIV2011We also have the prophetic message as something completely reliable, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.
Compared to NIV1984AndWe wealso have the wordprophetic ofmessage theas prophetssomething madecompletely more certainreliable, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.
Compared to TNIVWe also have the prophetic message as something completely reliable, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.

Verses where Prophets was added

1 Kings 18:23

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְיִתְּנוּ־ לָ֜נוּ שְׁנַ֣יִם פָּרִ֗ים וְיִבְחֲר֣וּ לָהֶם֩ הַפָּ֨ר הָאֶחָ֜ד וִֽינַתְּחֻ֗הוּ וְיָשִׂ֙ימוּ֙ עַל־ הָ֣עֵצִ֔ים וְאֵ֖שׁ לֹ֣א יָשִׂ֑ימוּ וַאֲנִ֞י אֶעֱשֶׂ֣ה ׀ אֶת־ הַפָּ֣ר הָאֶחָ֗ד וְנָֽתַתִּי֙ עַל־ הָ֣עֵצִ֔ים וְאֵ֖שׁ לֹ֥א אָשִֽׂים׃
NIV1984Get two bulls for us. Let them choose one for themselves, and let them cut it into pieces and put it on the wood but not set fire to it. I will prepare the other bull and put it on the wood but not set fire to it.
TNIVGet two bulls for us. Let Baal's prophets choose one for themselves, and let them cut it into pieces and put it on the wood but not set fire to it. I will prepare the other bull and put it on the wood but not set fire to it.
NIV2011Get two bulls for us. Let Baal's prophets choose one for themselves, and let them cut it into pieces and put it on the wood but not set fire to it. I will prepare the other bull and put it on the wood but not set fire to it.
Compared to NIV1984Get two bulls for us. Let themBaal's prophets choose one for themselves, and let them cut it into pieces and put it on the wood but not set fire to it. I will prepare the other bull and put it on the wood but not set fire to it.
Compared to TNIVGet two bulls for us. Let Baal's prophets choose one for themselves, and let them cut it into pieces and put it on the wood but not set fire to it. I will prepare the other bull and put it on the wood but not set fire to it.

2 Kings 4:38

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוֶאֱלִישָׁ֞ע שָׁ֤ב הַגִּלְגָּ֙לָה֙ וְהָרָעָ֣ב בָּאָ֔רֶץ וּבְנֵי֙ הַנְּבִיאִ֔ים יֹשְׁבִ֖ים לְפָנָ֑יו וַיֹּ֣אמֶר לְנַעֲר֗וֹ שְׁפֹת֙ הַסִּ֣יר הַגְּדוֹלָ֔ה וּבַשֵּׁ֥ל נָזִ֖יד לִבְנֵ֥י הַנְּבִיאִֽים׃
NIV1984Elisha returned to Gilgal and there was a famine in that region. While the company of the prophets was meeting with him, he said to his servant, "Put on the large pot and cook some stew for these men."
TNIVElisha returned to Gilgal and there was a famine in that region. While the company of the prophets was meeting with him, he said to his servant, "Put on the large pot and cook some stew for this company."
NIV2011Elisha returned to Gilgal and there was a famine in that region. While the company of the prophets was meeting with him, he said to his servant, "Put on the large pot and cook some stew for these prophets."
Compared to NIV1984Elisha returned to Gilgal and there was a famine in that region. While the company of the prophets was meeting with him, he said to his servant, "Put on the large pot and cook some stew for these menprophets."
Compared to TNIVElisha returned to Gilgal and there was a famine in that region. While the company of the prophets was meeting with him, he said to his servant, "Put on the large pot and cook some stew for thisthese companyprophets."

Hosea 11:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְחָלָ֥ה חֶ֙רֶב֙ בְּעָרָ֔יו וְכִלְּתָ֥ה בַדָּ֖יו וְאָכָ֑לָה מִֽמֹּעֲצ֖וֹתֵיהֶֽם׃
NIV1984Swords will flash in their cities, will destroy the bars of their gates and put an end to their plans.
TNIVSwords will flash in their cities, will destroy the bars of their gates and put an end to their plans.
NIV2011A sword will flash in their cities; it will devour their false prophets and put an end to their plans.
Compared to NIV1984SwordsA sword will flash in their cities, ; it will destroydevour the bars of their gatesfalse prophets and put an end to their plans.
Compared to TNIVSwordsA sword will flash in their cities, ; it will destroydevour the bars of their gatesfalse prophets and put an end to their plans.

2 Peter 1:21

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTοὐ γὰρ θελήματι ἀνθρώπου ἠνέχθη ⸂προφητεία ποτέ⸃, ἀλλὰ ὑπὸ πνεύματος ἁγίου φερόμενοι ἐλάλησαν ⸀ἀπὸ θεοῦ ἄνθρωποι.
SBLGNT apparatusπροφητεία ποτέ WH Treg NIV] ποτὲ προφητεία RP • ἀπὸ WH NIV] ἅγιοι Treg RP
NIV1984For prophecy never had its origin in the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.
TNIVFor prophecy never had its origin in the human will, but prophets, though human, spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.
NIV2011For prophecy never had its origin in the human will, but prophets, though human, spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.
Compared to NIV1984For prophecy never had its origin in the willhuman of manwill, but menprophets, though human, spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.
Compared to TNIVFor prophecy never had its origin in the human will, but prophets, though human, spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.


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