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

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The word 'Sober' occurs 5 times more often in the NIV2011 (7 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (2 times). The word 'Sober' was removed in 0 verses, and added in 5 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Sober' 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 Sober was added

1 Thessalonians 5:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἄρα οὖν μὴ καθεύδωμεν ⸀ὡς οἱ λοιποί, ἀλλὰ γρηγορῶμεν καὶ νήφωμεν.
SBLGNT apparatusὡς WH Treg NIV ] + καὶ RP
NIV1984So then, let us not be like others, who are asleep, but let us be alert and self-controlled.
TNIVSo then, let us not be like others, who are asleep, but let us be awake and sober.
NIV2011So then, let us not be like others, who are asleep, but let us be awake and sober.
Compared to NIV1984So then, let us not be like others, who are asleep, but let us be alertawake and self-controlledsober.
Compared to TNIVSo then, let us not be like others, who are asleep, but let us be awake and sober.

1 Thessalonians 5:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἡμεῖς δὲ ἡμέρας ὄντες νήφωμεν, ἐνδυσάμενοι θώρακα πίστεως καὶ ἀγάπης καὶ περικεφαλαίαν ἐλπίδα σωτηρίας·
NIV1984But since we belong to the day, let us be self-controlled, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.
TNIVBut since we belong to the day, let us be sober, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.
NIV2011But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.
Compared to NIV1984But since we belong to the day, let us be self-controlledsober, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.
Compared to TNIVBut since we belong to the day, let us be sober, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.

1 Peter 1:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTΔιὸ ἀναζωσάμενοι τὰς ὀσφύας τῆς διανοίας ὑμῶν, νήφοντες τελείως, ἐλπίσατε ἐπὶ τὴν φερομένην ὑμῖν χάριν ἐν ἀποκαλύψει Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ.
NIV1984Therefore, prepare your minds for action; be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed.
TNIVTherefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming.
NIV2011Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming.
Compared to NIV1984Therefore, preparewith your minds forthat action; beare self-controlled; alert and fully sober, set your hope fully on the grace to be givenbrought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming.
Compared to TNIVTherefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming.

1 Peter 4:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTΠάντων δὲ τὸ τέλος ἤγγικεν. σωφρονήσατε οὖν καὶ νήψατε ⸀εἰς προσευχάς·
SBLGNT apparatusεἰς WH Treg NIV] + τὰς RP
NIV1984The end of all things is near. Therefore be clear minded and self-controlled so that you can pray.
TNIVThe end of all things is near. Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray.
NIV2011The end of all things is near. Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray.
Compared to NIV1984The end of all things is near. Therefore be clearalert minded and self-controlledof sober mind so that you canmay pray.
Compared to TNIVThe end of all things is near. Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray.

1 Peter 5:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTνήψατε, γρηγορήσατε. ὁ ἀντίδικος ὑμῶν διάβολος ὡς λέων ὠρυόμενος περιπατεῖ ζητῶν ⸀τινα ⸀καταπιεῖν·
SBLGNT apparatusτινα NIV] τίνα RP; – WH Treg • καταπιεῖν WH Treg NIV] καταπίῃ RP
NIV1984Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.
TNIVBe alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.
NIV2011Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.
Compared to NIV1984Be self-controlledalert and alertof sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.
Compared to TNIVBe alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.


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