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

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The word 'Song' occurs 4 times less often in the NIV2011 (46 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (50 times). The word 'Song' was removed in 5 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Song' 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 text583.3%
New text in NIV2011116.7%

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

Verses where Song was removed

Exodus 15:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSעָזִּ֤י וְזִמְרָת֙ יָ֔הּ וַֽיְהִי־ לִ֖י לִֽישׁוּעָ֑ה זֶ֤ה אֵלִי֙ וְאַנְוֵ֔הוּ אֱלֹהֵ֥י אָבִ֖י וַאֲרֹמְמֶֽנְהוּ׃
NIV1984The LORD is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father's God, and I will exalt him.
TNIV"The LORD is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father's God, and I will exalt him.
NIV2011"The LORD is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father's God, and I will exalt him.
Compared to NIV1984"The LORD is my strength and my songdefense; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father's God, and I will exalt him.
Compared to TNIV"The LORD is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father's God, and I will exalt him.

Psalms 118:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSעָזִּ֣י וְזִמְרָ֣ת יָ֑הּ וַֽיְהִי־ לִ֝֗י לִֽישׁוּעָֽה׃
NIV1984The LORD is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation.
TNIVThe LORD is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation.
NIV2011The LORD is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation.
Compared to NIV1984The LORD is my strength and my songdefense; he has become my salvation.
Compared to TNIVThe LORD is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation.

Isaiah 12:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSהִנֵּ֨ה אֵ֧ל יְשׁוּעָתִ֛י אֶבְטַ֖ח וְלֹ֣א אֶפְחָ֑ד כִּֽי־ עָזִּ֤י וְזִמְרָת֙ יָ֣הּ יְהוָ֔ה וַֽיְהִי־ לִ֖י לִֽישׁוּעָֽה׃
NIV1984Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The LORD, the LORD, is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation."
TNIVSurely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The LORD, the LORD, is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation."
NIV2011Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The LORD, the LORD himself, is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation."
Compared to NIV1984Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The LORD, the LORD himself, is my strength and my songdefense; he has become my salvation."
Compared to TNIVSurely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The LORD, the LORD himself, is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation."

Jonah 2:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמְשַׁמְּרִ֖ים הַבְלֵי־ שָׁ֑וְא חַסְדָּ֖ם יַעֲזֹֽבוּ׃
NIV1984But I, with a song of thanksgiving, will sacrifice to you. What I have vowed I will make good. Salvation comes from the LORD."
TNIVBut I, with shouts of grateful praise, will sacrifice to you. What I have vowed I will make good. I will say, 'Salvation comes from the LORD.'"
NIV2011But I, with shouts of grateful praise, will sacrifice to you. What I have vowed I will make good. I will say, 'Salvation comes from the LORD.'"
Compared to NIV1984But I, with ashouts song of thanksgivinggrateful praise, will sacrifice to you. What I have vowed I will make good. I will say, 'Salvation comes from the LORD.".'"
Compared to TNIVBut I, with shouts of grateful praise, will sacrifice to you. What I have vowed I will make good. I will say, 'Salvation comes from the LORD.'"

Revelation 15:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ ᾄδουσιν τὴν ᾠδὴν Μωϋσέως τοῦ δούλου τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ τὴν ᾠδὴν τοῦ ἀρνίου λέγοντες· Μεγάλα καὶ θαυμαστὰ τὰ ἔργα σου, κύριε, ὁ θεός, ὁ παντοκράτωρ· δίκαιαι καὶ ἀληθιναὶ αἱ ὁδοί σου, ὁ βασιλεὺς τῶν ⸀αἰώνων·
SBLGNT apparatusαἰώνων WH NIV ] ἐθνῶν Treg RP NA
NIV1984and sang the song of Moses the servant of God and the song of the Lamb: "Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty. Just and true are your ways, King of the ages.
TNIVand sang the song of God's servant Moses and of the Lamb: "Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty. Just and true are your ways, King of the nations.
NIV2011and sang the song of God's servant Moses and of the Lamb: "Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty. Just and true are your ways, King of the nations.
Compared to NIV1984and sang the song of MosesGod's the servant ofMoses God and the song of the Lamb: "Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty. Just and true are your ways, King of the agesnations.
Compared to TNIVand sang the song of God's servant Moses and of the Lamb: "Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty. Just and true are your ways, King of the nations.

Verses where Song was added

Judges 5:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSשִׁמְע֣וּ מְלָכִ֔ים הַאֲזִ֖ינוּ רֹֽזְנִ֑ים אָֽנֹכִ֗י לַֽיהוָה֙ אָנֹכִ֣י אָשִׁ֔ירָה אֲזַמֵּ֕ר לַֽיהוָ֖ה אֱלֹהֵ֥י יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
NIV1984"Hear this, you kings! Listen, you rulers! I will sing to the LORD, I will sing; I will make music to the LORD, the God of Israel.
TNIV"Hear this, you kings! Listen, you rulers! I, even I, will sing to the LORD; I will praise the LORD, the God of Israel, in song.
NIV2011"Hear this, you kings! Listen, you rulers! I, even I, will sing to the LORD; I will praise the LORD, the God of Israel, in song.
Compared to NIV1984"Hear this, you kings! Listen, you rulers! I, even I, will sing to the LORD, I will sing; I will makepraise music to the LORD, the God of Israel, in song.
Compared to TNIV"Hear this, you kings! Listen, you rulers! I, even I, will sing to the LORD; I will praise the LORD, the God of Israel, in song.


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