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

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The word 'Refuge' occurs 3 times more often in the NIV2011 (96 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (93 times). The word 'Refuge' was removed in 0 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Refuge' 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 text266.7%
New text in NIV2011133.3%

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

Verses where Refuge was added

Deuteronomy 19:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSתָּכִ֣ין לְךָ֮ הַדֶּרֶךְ֒ וְשִׁלַּשְׁתָּ֙ אֶת־ גְּב֣וּל אַרְצְךָ֔ אֲשֶׁ֥ר יַנְחִֽילְךָ֖ יְהוָ֣ה אֱלֹהֶ֑יךָ וְהָיָ֕ה לָנ֥וּס שָׁ֖מָּה כָּל־ רֹצֵֽחַ׃
NIV1984Build roads to them and divide into three parts the land the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance, so that anyone who kills a man may flee there.
TNIVBuild roads to them and divide into three parts the land the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance, so that anyone who kills someone else may flee there.
NIV2011Determine the distances involved and divide into three parts the land the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance, so that a person who kills someone may flee for refuge to one of these cities.
Compared to NIV1984BuildDetermine roadsthe todistances theminvolved and divide into three parts the land the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance, so that anyonea person who kills asomeone man may flee therefor refuge to one of these cities.
Compared to TNIVBuildDetermine roadsthe todistances theminvolved and divide into three parts the land the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance, so that anyonea person who kills someone else may flee therefor refuge to one of these cities.

Proverbs 28:17

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאָ֭דָם עָשֻׁ֣ק בְּדַם־ נָ֑פֶשׁ עַד־ בּ֥וֹר יָ֝נ֗וּס אַל־ יִתְמְכוּ־ בֽוֹ׃
NIV1984A man tormented by the guilt of murder will be a fugitive till death; let no one support him.
TNIVAnyone tormented by the guilt of murder will seek refuge in the grave; let no one hold them back.
NIV2011Anyone tormented by the guilt of murder will seek refuge in the grave; let no one hold them back.
Compared to NIV1984AAnyone man tormented by the guilt of murder will beseek arefuge fugitivein tillthe deathgrave; let no one supporthold himthem back.
Compared to TNIVAnyone tormented by the guilt of murder will seek refuge in the grave; let no one hold them back.

Zephaniah 3:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאָמַ֜רְתִּי אַךְ־ תִּירְאִ֤י אוֹתִי֙ תִּקְחִ֣י מוּסָ֔ר וְלֹֽא־ יִכָּרֵ֣ת מְעוֹנָ֔הּ כֹּ֥ל אֲשֶׁר־ פָּקַ֖דְתִּי עָלֶ֑יהָ אָכֵן֙ הִשְׁכִּ֣ימוּ הִשְׁחִ֔יתוּ כֹּ֖ל עֲלִילוֹתָֽם׃
NIV1984I said to the city, 'Surely you will fear me and accept correction!' Then her dwelling would not be cut off, nor all my punishments come upon her. But they were still eager to act corruptly in all they did.
TNIVOf Jerusalem I thought, 'Surely you will fear me and accept correction!' Then her place of refuge would not be destroyed, nor all my punishments come upon her. But they were still eager to act corruptly in all they did.
NIV2011Of Jerusalem I thought, 'Surely you will fear me and accept correction!' Then her place of refuge would not be destroyed, nor all my punishments come upon her. But they were still eager to act corruptly in all they did.
Compared to NIV1984IOf saidJerusalem toI the citythought, 'Surely you will fear me and accept correction!' Then her dwellingplace of refuge would not be cut offdestroyed, nor all my punishments come upon her. But they were still eager to act corruptly in all they did.
Compared to TNIVOf Jerusalem I thought, 'Surely you will fear me and accept correction!' Then her place of refuge would not be destroyed, nor all my punishments come upon her. But they were still eager to act corruptly in all they did.


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