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

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The word 'Soon' occurs 3 times more often in the NIV2011 (108 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (105 times). The word 'Soon' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 4 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Soon' 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 text480.0%
New text in NIV2011120.0%

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

Verses where Soon was removed

Ezekiel 11:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהָאֹ֣מְרִ֔ים לֹ֥א בְקָר֖וֹב בְּנ֣וֹת בָּתִּ֑ים הִ֣יא הַסִּ֔יר וַאֲנַ֖חְנוּ הַבָּשָֽׂר׃
NIV1984They say, 'Will it not soon be time to build houses? This city is a cooking pot, and we are the meat.'
TNIVThey say, 'Haven't our houses been recently rebuilt? This city is a pot, and we are the meat in it.'
NIV2011They say, 'Haven't our houses been recently rebuilt? This city is a pot, and we are the meat in it.'
Compared to NIV1984They say, 'WillHaven't itour nothouses soonbeen berecently time to build housesrebuilt? This city is a cooking pot, and we are the meat in it.'
Compared to TNIVThey say, 'Haven't our houses been recently rebuilt? This city is a pot, and we are the meat in it.'

Verses where Soon was added

Proverbs 5:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּ֭מְעַט הָיִ֣יתִי בְכָל־ רָ֑ע בְּת֖וֹךְ קָהָ֣ל וְעֵדָֽה׃
NIV1984I have come to the brink of utter ruin in the midst of the whole assembly."
TNIVAnd I was soon in serious trouble in the assembly of God's people."
NIV2011And I was soon in serious trouble in the assembly of God's people."
Compared to NIV1984And I havewas comesoon toin theserious brinktrouble of utter ruin in the midstassembly of theGod's whole assemblypeople."
Compared to TNIVAnd I was soon in serious trouble in the assembly of God's people."

Proverbs 18:24

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאִ֣ישׁ רֵ֭עִים לְהִתְרֹעֵ֑עַ וְיֵ֥שׁ אֹ֝הֵ֗ב דָּבֵ֥ק מֵאָֽח׃
NIV1984A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
TNIVOne who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
NIV2011One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
Compared to NIV1984AOne manwho ofhas manyunreliable companionsfriends maysoon comecomes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
Compared to TNIVOne who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

Proverbs 19:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSקֹֽנֶה־ לֵּ֭ב אֹהֵ֣ב נַפְשׁ֑וֹ שֹׁמֵ֥ר תְּ֝בוּנָ֗ה לִמְצֹא־ טֽוֹב׃
NIV1984He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; he who cherishes understanding prospers.
TNIVThose who get wisdom love their own lives; those who cherish understanding will soon prosper.
NIV2011The one who gets wisdom loves life; the one who cherishes understanding will soon prosper.
Compared to NIV1984HeThe one who gets wisdom loves his own soullife; hethe one who cherishes understanding prosperswill soon prosper.
Compared to TNIVThoseThe one who getgets wisdom loveloves their own liveslife; thosethe one who cherishcherishes understanding will soon prosper.

Proverbs 20:21

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSנַ֭חֲלָה בָּרִאשֹׁנָ֑ה וְ֝אַחֲרִיתָ֗הּ לֹ֣א תְבֹרָֽךְ׃
NIV1984An inheritance quickly gained at the beginning will not be blessed at the end.
TNIVAn inheritance claimed too soon will not be blessed at the end.
NIV2011An inheritance claimed too soon will not be blessed at the end.
Compared to NIV1984An inheritance quicklyclaimed gainedtoo at the beginningsoon will not be blessed at the end.
Compared to TNIVAn inheritance claimed too soon will not be blessed at the end.


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