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

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The word 'Sapphires' occurs 5 times less often in the NIV2011 (0 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (5 times). The word 'Sapphires' was removed in 5 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Sapphires' 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 text5100.0%

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

Verses where Sapphires was removed

Job 28:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמְקוֹם־ סַפִּ֥יר אֲבָנֶ֑יהָ וְעַפְרֹ֖ת זָהָ֣ב לֽוֹ׃
NIV1984sapphires come from its rocks, and its dust contains nuggets of gold.
TNIVlapis lazuli comes from its rocks, and its dust contains nuggets of gold.
NIV2011lapis lazuli comes from its rocks, and its dust contains nuggets of gold.
Compared to NIV1984sapphireslapis comelazuli comes from its rocks, and its dust contains nuggets of gold.
Compared to TNIVlapis lazuli comes from its rocks, and its dust contains nuggets of gold.

Job 28:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלֹֽא־ תְ֭סֻלֶּה בְּכֶ֣תֶם אוֹפִ֑יר בְּשֹׁ֖הַם יָקָ֣ר וְסַפִּֽיר׃
NIV1984It cannot be bought with the gold of Ophir, with precious onyx or sapphires.
TNIVIt cannot be bought with the gold of Ophir, with precious onyx or lapis lazuli.
NIV2011It cannot be bought with the gold of Ophir, with precious onyx or lapis lazuli.
Compared to NIV1984It cannot be bought with the gold of Ophir, with precious onyx or sapphireslapis lazuli.
Compared to TNIVIt cannot be bought with the gold of Ophir, with precious onyx or lapis lazuli.

Song of Solomon 5:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיָדָיו֙ גְּלִילֵ֣י זָהָ֔ב מְמֻלָּאִ֖ים בַּתַּרְשִׁ֑ישׁ מֵעָיו֙ עֶ֣שֶׁת שֵׁ֔ן מְעֻלֶּ֖פֶת סַפִּירִֽים׃
NIV1984His arms are rods of gold set with chrysolite. His body is like polished ivory decorated with sapphires.
TNIVHis arms are rods of gold set with topaz. His body is like polished ivory decorated with lapis lazuli.
NIV2011His arms are rods of gold set with topaz. His body is like polished ivory decorated with lapis lazuli.
Compared to NIV1984His arms are rods of gold set with chrysolitetopaz. His body is like polished ivory decorated with sapphireslapis lazuli.
Compared to TNIVHis arms are rods of gold set with topaz. His body is like polished ivory decorated with lapis lazuli.

Isaiah 54:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSעֲנִיָּ֥ה סֹעֲרָ֖ה לֹ֣א נֻחָ֑מָה הִנֵּ֨ה אָנֹכִ֜י מַרְבִּ֤יץ בַּפּוּךְ֙ אֲבָנַ֔יִךְ וִיסַדְתִּ֖יךְ בַּסַּפִּירִֽים׃
NIV1984"O afflicted city, lashed by storms and not comforted, I will build you with stones of turquoise, your foundations with sapphires.
TNIV"Afflicted city, lashed by storms and not comforted, I will rebuild you with stones of turquoise, your foundations with lapis lazuli.
NIV2011"Afflicted city, lashed by storms and not comforted, I will rebuild you with stones of turquoise, your foundations with lapis lazuli.
Compared to NIV1984"OAfflicted afflicted city, lashed by storms and not comforted, I will buildrebuild you with stones of turquoise, your foundations with sapphireslapis lazuli.
Compared to TNIV"Afflicted city, lashed by storms and not comforted, I will rebuild you with stones of turquoise, your foundations with lapis lazuli.

Lamentations 4:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס זַכּ֤וּ נְזִירֶ֙יהָ֙ מִשֶּׁ֔לֶג צַח֖וּ מֵחָלָ֑ב אָ֤דְמוּ עֶ֙צֶם֙ מִפְּנִינִ֔ים סַפִּ֖יר גִּזְרָתָֽם׃
NIV1984Their princes were brighter than snow and whiter than milk, their bodies more ruddy than rubies, their appearance like sapphires.
TNIVTheir princes were brighter than snow and whiter than milk, their bodies more ruddy than rubies, their appearance like lapis lazuli.
NIV2011Their princes were brighter than snow and whiter than milk, their bodies more ruddy than rubies, their appearance like lapis lazuli.
Compared to NIV1984Their princes were brighter than snow and whiter than milk, their bodies more ruddy than rubies, their appearance like sapphireslapis lazuli.
Compared to TNIVTheir princes were brighter than snow and whiter than milk, their bodies more ruddy than rubies, their appearance like lapis lazuli.


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