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

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The word 'Shadow' occurs 7 times less often in the NIV2011 (33 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (40 times). The word 'Shadow' was removed in 7 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Shadow' 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 text7100.0%

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

Verses where Shadow was removed

Job 3:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיִגְאָלֻ֡הוּ חֹ֣שֶׁךְ וְ֭צַלְמָוֶת תִּשְׁכָּן־ עָלָ֣יו עֲנָנָ֑ה יְ֝בַעֲתֻ֗הוּ כִּֽמְרִ֥ירֵי יֽוֹם׃
NIV1984May darkness and deep shadow claim it once more; may a cloud settle over it; may blackness overwhelm its light.
TNIVMay gloom and utter darkness claim it once more; may a cloud settle over it; may blackness overwhelm it.
NIV2011May gloom and utter darkness claim it once more; may a cloud settle over it; may blackness overwhelm it.
Compared to NIV1984May darknessgloom and deeputter shadowdarkness claim it once more; may a cloud settle over it; may blackness overwhelm its lightit.
Compared to TNIVMay gloom and utter darkness claim it once more; may a cloud settle over it; may blackness overwhelm it.

Job 10:21

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבְּטֶ֣רֶם אֵ֭לֵךְ וְלֹ֣א אָשׁ֑וּב אֶל־ אֶ֖רֶץ חֹ֣שֶׁךְ וְצַלְמָֽוֶת׃
NIV1984before I go to the place of no return, to the land of gloom and deep shadow,
TNIVbefore I go to the place of no return, to the land of gloom and utter darkness,
NIV2011before I go to the place of no return, to the land of gloom and utter darkness,
Compared to NIV1984before I go to the place of no return, to the land of gloom and deeputter shadowdarkness,
Compared to TNIVbefore I go to the place of no return, to the land of gloom and utter darkness,

Job 10:22

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאֶ֤רֶץ עֵיפָ֨תָה ׀ כְּמ֥וֹ אֹ֗פֶל צַ֭לְמָוֶת וְלֹ֥א סְדָרִ֗ים וַתֹּ֥פַע כְּמוֹ־ אֹֽפֶל׃
NIV1984to the land of deepest night, of deep shadow and disorder, where even the light is like darkness."
TNIVto the land of deepest night, of utter darkness and disorder, where even the light is like darkness."
NIV2011to the land of deepest night, of utter darkness and disorder, where even the light is like darkness."
Compared to NIV1984to the land of deepest night, of deeputter shadowdarkness and disorder, where even the light is like darkness."
Compared to TNIVto the land of deepest night, of utter darkness and disorder, where even the light is like darkness."

Job 14:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכְּצִ֣יץ יָ֭צָא וַיִּמָּ֑ל וַיִּבְרַ֥ח כַּ֝צֵּ֗ל וְלֹ֣א יַעֲמֽוֹד׃
NIV1984He springs up like a flower and withers away; like a fleeting shadow, he does not endure.
TNIVThey spring up like flowers and wither away; like fleeting shadows, they do not endure.
NIV2011They spring up like flowers and wither away; like fleeting shadows, they do not endure.
Compared to NIV1984HeThey springsspring up like aflowers flower and witherswither away; like a fleeting shadowshadows, hethey doesdo not endure.
Compared to TNIVThey spring up like flowers and wither away; like fleeting shadows, they do not endure.

Job 38:17

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהֲנִגְל֣וּ לְ֭ךָ שַׁעֲרֵי־ מָ֑וֶת וְשַׁעֲרֵ֖י צַלְמָ֣וֶת תִּרְאֶֽה׃
NIV1984Have the gates of death been shown to you? Have you seen the gates of the shadow of death?
TNIVHave the gates of death been shown to you? Have you seen the gates of the deepest darkness?
NIV2011Have the gates of death been shown to you? Have you seen the gates of the deepest darkness?
Compared to NIV1984Have the gates of death been shown to you? Have you seen the gates of the shadowdeepest of deathdarkness?
Compared to TNIVHave the gates of death been shown to you? Have you seen the gates of the deepest darkness?

Psalms 23:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSגַּ֤ם כִּֽי־ אֵלֵ֨ךְ בְּגֵ֪יא צַלְמָ֡וֶת לֹא־ אִ֘ירָ֤א רָ֗ע כִּי־ אַתָּ֥ה עִמָּדִ֑י שִׁבְטְךָ֥ וּ֝מִשְׁעַנְתֶּ֗ךָ הֵ֣מָּה יְנַֽחֲמֻֽנִי׃
NIV1984Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
TNIVEven though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
NIV2011Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
Compared to NIV1984Even though I walk through the valleydarkest of the shadow of deathvalley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
Compared to TNIVEven though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

Isaiah 9:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהִרְבִּ֣יתָ הַגּ֔וֹי הִגְדַּ֣לְתָּ הַשִּׂמְחָ֑ה שָׂמְח֤וּ לְפָנֶ֙יךָ֙ כְּשִׂמְחַ֣ת בַּקָּצִ֔יר כַּאֲשֶׁ֥ר יָגִ֖ילוּ בְּחַלְּקָ֥ם שָׁלָֽל׃
NIV1984The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned.
TNIVThe people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned.
NIV2011The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned.
Compared to NIV1984The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of thedeep shadow of deathdarkness a light has dawned.
Compared to TNIVThe people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned.


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