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

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The word 'Seventy' occurs 3 times less often in the NIV2011 (68 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (71 times). The word 'Seventy' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Seventy' 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 Seventy was removed

2 Chronicles 2:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיִּשְׁלַ֣ח שְׁלֹמֹ֔ה אֶל־ חוּרָ֥ם מֶֽלֶךְ־ צֹ֖ר לֵאמֹ֑ר כַּאֲשֶׁ֤ר עָשִׂ֙יתָ֙ עִם־ דָּוִ֣יד אָבִ֔י וַתִּֽשְׁלַֽח־ ל֣וֹ אֲרָזִ֔ים לִבְנֽוֹת־ ל֥וֹ בַ֖יִת לָשֶׁ֥בֶת בּֽוֹ׃
NIV1984He conscripted seventy thousand men as carriers and eighty thousand as stonecutters in the hills and thirty-six hundred as foremen over them.
TNIVHe conscripted 70,000 men as carriers and 80,000 as stonecutters in the hills and 3,600 as supervisors over them.
NIV2011He conscripted 70,000 men as carriers and 80,000 as stonecutters in the hills and 3,600 as foremen over them.
Compared to NIV1984He conscripted seventy thousand 70,000 men as carriers and eighty thousand 80,000 as stonecutters in the hills and thirty-six hundred 3,600 as foremen over them.
Compared to TNIVHe conscripted 70,000 men as carriers and 80,000 as stonecutters in the hills and 3,600 as supervisorsforemen over them.

Esther 5:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַתֹּ֣אמֶר לוֹ֩ זֶ֨רֶשׁ אִשְׁתּ֜וֹ וְכָל־ אֹֽהֲבָ֗יו יַֽעֲשׂוּ־ עֵץ֮ גָּבֹ֣הַּ חֲמִשִּׁ֣ים אַמָּה֒ וּבַבֹּ֣קֶר ׀ אֱמֹ֣ר לַמֶּ֗לֶךְ וְיִתְל֤וּ אֶֽת־ מָרְדֳּכַי֙ עָלָ֔יו וּבֹֽא־ עִם־ הַמֶּ֥לֶךְ אֶלQp הַמִּשְׁתֶּ֖ה שָׂמֵ֑חַ וַיִּיטַ֧ב הַדָּבָ֛ר לִפְנֵ֥י הָמָ֖ן וַיַּ֥עַשׂ הָעֵֽץ׃
NIV1984His wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a gallows built, seventy-five feet high, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai hanged on it. Then go with the king to the dinner and be happy." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the gallows built.
TNIVHis wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a pole set up, reaching to a height of fifty cubits, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai impaled on it. Then go with the king to the banquet and enjoy yourself." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the pole set up.
NIV2011His wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a pole set up, reaching to a height of fifty cubits, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai impaled on it. Then go with the king to the banquet and enjoy yourself." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the pole set up.
Compared to NIV1984His wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a gallowspole builtset up, seventy-fivereaching feetto higha height of fifty cubits, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai hangedimpaled on it. Then go with the king to the dinnerbanquet and beenjoy happyyourself." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the gallowspole builtset up.
Compared to TNIVHis wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a pole set up, reaching to a height of fifty cubits, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai impaled on it. Then go with the king to the banquet and enjoy yourself." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the pole set up.

Esther 7:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֣אמֶר חַ֠רְבוֹנָה אֶחָ֨ד מִן־ הַסָּרִיסִ֜ים לִפְנֵ֣י הַמֶּ֗לֶךְ גַּ֣ם הִנֵּה־ הָעֵ֣ץ אֲשֶׁר־ עָשָׂ֪ה הָמָ֟ן לְֽמָרְדֳּכַ֞י אֲשֶׁ֧ר דִּבֶּר־ ט֣וֹב עַל־ הַמֶּ֗לֶךְ עֹמֵד֙ בְּבֵ֣ית הָמָ֔ן גָּבֹ֖הַּ חֲמִשִּׁ֣ים אַמָּ֑ה וַיֹּ֥אמֶר הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ תְּלֻ֥הוּ עָלָֽיו׃
NIV1984Then Harbona, one of the eunuchs attending the king, said, "A gallows seventy-five feet high stands by Haman's house. He had it made for Mordecai, who spoke up to help the king." The king said, "Hang him on it!"
TNIVThen Harbona, one of the eunuchs attending the king, said, "A pole reaching to a height of fifty cubits stands by Haman's house. He had it set up for Mordecai, who spoke up to help the king." The king said, "Impale him on it!"
NIV2011Then Harbona, one of the eunuchs attending the king, said, "A pole reaching to a height of fifty cubits stands by Haman's house. He had it set up for Mordecai, who spoke up to help the king." The king said, "Impale him on it!"
Compared to NIV1984Then Harbona, one of the eunuchs attending the king, said, "A gallowspole seventy-fivereaching feetto higha height of fifty cubits stands by Haman's house. He had it madeset up for Mordecai, who spoke up to help the king." The king said, "HangImpale him on it!"
Compared to TNIVThen Harbona, one of the eunuchs attending the king, said, "A pole reaching to a height of fifty cubits stands by Haman's house. He had it set up for Mordecai, who spoke up to help the king." The king said, "Impale him on it!"


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