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

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The word 'Songs' occurs 2 times less often in the NIV2011 (34 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (36 times). The word 'Songs' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Songs' 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 text150.0%
New text in NIV2011150.0%

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

Verses where Songs was removed

2 Samuel 6:5

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְדָוִ֣ד ׀ וְכָל־ בֵּ֣ית יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל מְשַֽׂחֲקִים֙ לִפְנֵ֣י יְהוָ֔ה בְּכֹ֖ל עֲצֵ֣י בְרוֹשִׁ֑ים וּבְכִנֹּר֤וֹת וּבִנְבָלִים֙ וּבְתֻפִּ֔ים וּבִמְנַֽעַנְעִ֖ים וּֽבְצֶלְצֶלִֽים׃
NIV1984David and the whole house of Israel were celebrating with all their might before the LORD, with songs and with harps, lyres, tambourines, sistrums and cymbals.
TNIVDavid and the whole house of Israel were celebrating with all their might before the LORD, with castanets, harps, lyres, timbrels, sistrums and cymbals.
NIV2011David and all Israel were celebrating with all their might before the LORD, with castanets, harps, lyres, timbrels, sistrums and cymbals.
Compared to NIV1984David and theall whole house of Israel were celebrating with all their might before the LORD, with songs and with castanets, harps, lyres, tambourinestimbrels, sistrums and cymbals.
Compared to TNIVDavid and the whole house ofall Israel were celebrating with all their might before the LORD, with castanets, harps, lyres, timbrels, sistrums and cymbals.

1 Chronicles 15:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֣אמֶר דָּוִיד֮ לְשָׂרֵ֣י הַלְוִיִּם֒ לְהַֽעֲמִ֗יד אֶת־ אֲחֵיהֶם֙ הַמְשֹׁ֣רְרִ֔ים בִּכְלֵי־ שִׁ֛יר נְבָלִ֥ים וְכִנֹּר֖וֹת וּמְצִלְתָּ֑יִם מַשְׁמִיעִ֥ים לְהָרִֽים־ בְּק֖וֹל לְשִׂמְחָֽה׃
NIV1984David told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their brothers as singers to sing joyful songs, accompanied by musical instruments: lyres, harps and cymbals.
TNIVDavid told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their fellow Levites as musicians to make a joyful sound with musical instruments: lyres, harps and cymbals.
NIV2011David told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their fellow Levites as musicians to make a joyful sound with musical instruments: lyres, harps and cymbals.
Compared to NIV1984David told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their brothersfellow Levites as singersmusicians to singmake a joyful songs, accompaniedsound bywith musical instruments: lyres, harps and cymbals.
Compared to TNIVDavid told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their fellow Levites as musicians to make a joyful sound with musical instruments: lyres, harps and cymbals.


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