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

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The word 'Rule' occurs 7 times less often in the NIV2011 (80 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (87 times). The word 'Rule' was removed in 8 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Rule' 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 text981.8%
New text in NIV2011218.2%

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

Verses where Rule was removed

Psalms 2:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSתְּ֭רֹעֵם בְּשֵׁ֣בֶט בַּרְזֶ֑ל כִּכְלִ֖י יוֹצֵ֣ר תְּנַפְּצֵֽם׃
NIV1984You will rule them with an iron scepter; you will dash them to pieces like pottery."
TNIVYou will break them with a rod of iron; you will dash them to pieces like pottery."
NIV2011You will break them with a rod of iron; you will dash them to pieces like pottery."
Compared to NIV1984You will rulebreak them with ana ironrod scepterof iron; you will dash them to pieces like pottery."
Compared to TNIVYou will break them with a rod of iron; you will dash them to pieces like pottery."

Psalms 7:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSק֘וּמָ֤ה יְהוָ֨ה ׀ בְּאַפֶּ֗ךָ הִ֭נָּשֵׂא בְּעַבְר֣וֹת צוֹרְרָ֑י וְע֥וּרָה אֵ֝לַ֗י מִשְׁפָּ֥ט צִוִּֽיתָ׃
NIV1984Let the assembled peoples gather around you. Rule over them from on high;
TNIVLet the assembled peoples gather around you, while you sit enthroned over them on high.
NIV2011Let the assembled peoples gather around you, while you sit enthroned over them on high.
Compared to NIV1984Let the assembled peoples gather around you. Rule, while you sit enthroned over them from on high;.
Compared to TNIVLet the assembled peoples gather around you, while you sit enthroned over them on high.

Psalms 49:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSזֶ֣ה דַ֭רְכָּם כֵּ֣סֶל לָ֑מוֹ וְאַחֲרֵיהֶ֓ם ׀ בְּפִיהֶ֖ם יִרְצ֣וּ סֶֽלָה׃
NIV1984Like sheep they are destined for the grave, and death will feed on them. The upright will rule over them in the morning; their forms will decay in the grave, far from their princely mansions.
TNIVThey are like sheep and are destined to die; death will be their shepherd (but the upright will prevail over them in the morning). Their forms will decay in the grave, far from their princely mansions.
NIV2011They are like sheep and are destined to die; death will be their shepherd (but the upright will prevail over them in the morning). Their forms will decay in the grave, far from their princely mansions.
Compared to NIV1984LikeThey are like sheep theyand are destined forto the grave, and die; death will feedbe ontheir them. Theshepherd (but the upright will ruleprevail over them in the morning; their). Their forms will decay in the grave, far from their princely mansions.
Compared to TNIVThey are like sheep and are destined to die; death will be their shepherd (but the upright will prevail over them in the morning). Their forms will decay in the grave, far from their princely mansions.

Isaiah 28:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּ֣י צַ֤ו לָצָו֙ צַ֣ו לָצָ֔ו קַ֥ו לָקָ֖ו קַ֣ו לָקָ֑ו זְעֵ֥יר שָׁ֖ם זְעֵ֥יר שָֽׁם׃
NIV1984For it is: Do and do, do and do, rule on rule, rule on rule; a little here, a little there."
TNIVFor it is: Do this, do that, a rule for this, a rule for that; a little here, a little there."
NIV2011For it is: Do this, do that, a rule for this, a rule for that; a little here, a little there."
Compared to NIV1984For it is: Do and dothis, do and dothat, a rule onfor rulethis, a rule onfor rulethat; a little here, a little there."
Compared to TNIVFor it is: Do this, do that, a rule for this, a rule for that; a little here, a little there."

Isaiah 28:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְהָיָ֨ה לָהֶ֜ם דְּבַר־ יְהוָ֗ה צַ֣ו לָצָ֞ו צַ֤ו לָצָו֙ קַ֤ו לָקָו֙ קַ֣ו לָקָ֔ו זְעֵ֥יר שָׁ֖ם זְעֵ֣יר שָׁ֑ם לְמַ֨עַן יֵלְכ֜וּ וְכָשְׁל֤וּ אָחוֹר֙ וְנִשְׁבָּ֔רוּ וְנוֹקְשׁ֖וּ וְנִלְכָּֽדוּ׃
NIV1984So then, the word of the LORD to them will become: Do and do, do and do, rule on rule, rule on rule; a little here, a little there-- so that they will go and fall backward, be injured and snared and captured.
TNIVSo then, the word of the LORD to them will become: Do this, do that, a rule for this, a rule for that; a little here, a little there-- so that as they go they will fall backward; they will be injured and snared and captured.
NIV2011So then, the word of the LORD to them will become: Do this, do that, a rule for this, a rule for that; a little here, a little there-- so that as they go they will fall backward; they will be injured and snared and captured.
Compared to NIV1984So then, the word of the LORD to them will become: Do and dothis, do and dothat, a rule onfor rulethis, a rule onfor rulethat; a little here, a little there-- so that as they will go andthey will fall backward, ; they will be injured and snared and captured.
Compared to TNIVSo then, the word of the LORD to them will become: Do this, do that, a rule for this, a rule for that; a little here, a little there-- so that as they go they will fall backward; they will be injured and snared and captured.

Ezekiel 20:33

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSחַי־ אָ֕נִי נְאֻ֖ם אֲדֹנָ֣י יְהוִ֑ה אִם־ לֹ֠א בְּיָ֨ד חֲזָקָ֜ה וּבִזְר֧וֹעַ נְטוּיָ֛ה וּבְחֵמָ֥ה שְׁפוּכָ֖ה אֶמְל֥וֹךְ עֲלֵיכֶֽם׃
NIV1984As surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, I will rule over you with a mighty hand and an outstretched arm and with outpoured wrath.
TNIVAs surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, I will reign over you with a mighty hand and an outstretched arm and with outpoured wrath.
NIV2011As surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, I will reign over you with a mighty hand and an outstretched arm and with outpoured wrath.
Compared to NIV1984As surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, I will rulereign over you with a mighty hand and an outstretched arm and with outpoured wrath.
Compared to TNIVAs surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, I will reign over you with a mighty hand and an outstretched arm and with outpoured wrath.

Romans 13:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTτὸ γάρ· Οὐ μοιχεύσεις, Οὐ φονεύσεις, Οὐ κλέψεις, Οὐκ ἐπιθυμήσεις, καὶ εἴ τις ἑτέρα ἐντολή, ἐν ⸂τῷ λόγῳ τούτῳ⸃ ἀνακεφαλαιοῦται, ⸂ἐν τῷ⸃· Ἀγαπήσεις τὸν πλησίον σου ὡς σεαυτόν.
SBLGNT apparatusτῷ λόγῳ τούτῳ WH Treg NIV ] τούτῳ τῷ λόγῳ RP • ἐν τῷ WH Treg RP NA ] – NIV
NIV1984The commandments, "Do not commit adultery," "Do not murder," "Do not steal," "Do not covet," and whatever other commandment there may be, are summed up in this one rule: "Love your neighbor as yourself."
TNIVThe commandments, "You shall not commit adultery," "You shall not murder," "You shall not steal," "You shall not covet," and whatever other command there may be, are summed up in this one command: "Love your neighbor as yourself."
NIV2011The commandments, "You shall not commit adultery," "You shall not murder," "You shall not steal," "You shall not covet," and whatever other command there may be, are summed up in this one command: "Love your neighbor as yourself."
Compared to NIV1984The commandments, "DoYou shall not commit adultery," "DoYou shall not murder," "DoYou shall not steal," "DoYou shall not covet," and whatever other commandmentcommand there may be, are summed up in this one rulecommand: "Love your neighbor as yourself."
Compared to TNIVThe commandments, "You shall not commit adultery," "You shall not murder," "You shall not steal," "You shall not covet," and whatever other command there may be, are summed up in this one command: "Love your neighbor as yourself."

Revelation 17:17

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ γὰρ θεὸς ἔδωκεν εἰς τὰς καρδίας αὐτῶν ποιῆσαι τὴν γνώμην αὐτοῦ, καὶ ποιῆσαι ⸂μίαν γνώμην⸃ καὶ δοῦναι τὴν βασιλείαν αὐτῶν τῷ θηρίῳ, ἄχρι ⸀τελεσθήσονται οἱ λόγοι τοῦ θεοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusμίαν γνώμην WH Treg NIV ] γνώμην μίαν RP • τελεσθήσονται WH Treg NIV ] τελεσθῶσιν RP
NIV1984For God has put it into their hearts to accomplish his purpose by agreeing to give the beast their power to rule, until God's words are fulfilled.
TNIVFor God has put it into their hearts to accomplish his purpose by agreeing to give the beast their power to rule, until God's words are fulfilled.
NIV2011For God has put it into their hearts to accomplish his purpose by agreeing to hand over to the beast their royal authority, until God's words are fulfilled.
Compared to NIV1984For God has put it into their hearts to accomplish his purpose by agreeing to givehand over to the beast their powerroyal to ruleauthority, until God's words are fulfilled.
Compared to TNIVFor God has put it into their hearts to accomplish his purpose by agreeing to givehand over to the beast their powerroyal to ruleauthority, until God's words are fulfilled.

Verses where Rule was added

Genesis 4:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהֲל֤וֹא אִם־ תֵּיטִיב֙ שְׂאֵ֔ת וְאִם֙ לֹ֣א תֵיטִ֔יב לַפֶּ֖תַח חַטָּ֣את רֹבֵ֑ץ וְאֵלֶ֙יךָ֙ תְּשׁ֣וּקָת֔וֹ וְאַתָּ֖ה תִּמְשָׁל־ בּֽוֹ׃
NIV1984If you do what is right, will you not be accepted? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door; it desires to have you, but you must master it."
TNIVIf you do what is right, will you not be accepted? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door; it desires to have you, but you must rule over it."
NIV2011If you do what is right, will you not be accepted? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door; it desires to have you, but you must rule over it."
Compared to NIV1984If you do what is right, will you not be accepted? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door; it desires to have you, but you must masterrule over it."
Compared to TNIVIf you do what is right, will you not be accepted? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door; it desires to have you, but you must rule over it."

Psalms 2:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSעִבְד֣וּ אֶת־ יְהוָ֣ה בְּיִרְאָ֑ה וְ֝גִ֗ילוּ בִּרְעָדָֽה׃
NIV1984Serve the LORD with fear and rejoice with trembling.
TNIVServe the LORD with fear and celebrate his rule with trembling.
NIV2011Serve the LORD with fear and celebrate his rule with trembling.
Compared to NIV1984Serve the LORD with fear and rejoicecelebrate his rule with trembling.
Compared to TNIVServe the LORD with fear and celebrate his rule with trembling.

Isaiah 3:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְנָתַתִּ֥י נְעָרִ֖ים שָׂרֵיהֶ֑ם וְתַעֲלוּלִ֖ים יִמְשְׁלוּ־ בָֽם׃
NIV1984I will make boys their officials; mere children will govern them.
TNIVI will make mere youths their officials; children will govern them.
NIV2011"I will make mere youths their officials; children will rule over them."
Compared to NIV1984"I will make boysmere youths their officials; mere children will governrule over them.."
Compared to TNIV"I will make mere youths their officials; children will governrule over them.."


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