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

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The word 'Souls' occurs 3 times less often in the NIV2011 (7 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (10 times). The word 'Souls' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Souls' 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 text133.3%
New text in NIV2011266.7%

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

Verses where Souls was removed

Proverbs 11:30

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSפְּֽרִי־ צַ֭דִּיק עֵ֣ץ חַיִּ֑ים וְלֹקֵ֖חַ נְפָשׂ֣וֹת1 חָכָֽם׃
NIV1984The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he who wins souls is wise.
TNIVThe fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and those who win souls are wise.
NIV2011The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and the one who is wise saves lives.
Compared to NIV1984The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and hethe one who wins souls is wise saves lives.
Compared to TNIVThe fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and thosethe one who winis soulswise aresaves wiselives.

Isaiah 66:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSשׁוֹחֵ֨ט הַשּׁ֜וֹר מַכֵּה־ אִ֗ישׁ זוֹבֵ֤חַ הַשֶּׂה֙ עֹ֣רֵֽף כֶּ֔לֶב מַעֲלֵ֤ה מִנְחָה֙ דַּם־ חֲזִ֔יר מַזְכִּ֥יר לְבֹנָ֖ה מְבָ֣רֵֽךְ אָ֑וֶן גַּם־ הֵ֗מָּה בָּֽחֲרוּ֙ בְּדַרְכֵיהֶ֔ם וּבְשִׁקּוּצֵיהֶ֖ם נַפְשָׁ֥ם חָפֵֽצָה׃
NIV1984But whoever sacrifices a bull is like one who kills a man, and whoever offers a lamb, like one who breaks a dog's neck; whoever makes a grain offering is like one who presents pig's blood, and whoever burns memorial incense, like one who worships an idol. They have chosen their own ways, and their souls delight in their abominations;
TNIVBut whoever sacrifices a bull is like one who kills a human being, and whoever offers a lamb is like one who breaks a dog's neck; whoever makes a grain offering is like one who presents pig's blood, and whoever burns memorial incense is like one who worships an idol. They have chosen their own ways, and they delight in their abominations;
NIV2011But whoever sacrifices a bull is like one who kills a person, and whoever offers a lamb is like one who breaks a dog's neck; whoever makes a grain offering is like one who presents pig's blood, and whoever burns memorial incense is like one who worships an idol. They have chosen their own ways, and they delight in their abominations;
Compared to NIV1984But whoever sacrifices a bull is like one who kills a manperson, and whoever offers a lamb, is like one who breaks a dog's neck; whoever makes a grain offering is like one who presents pig's blood, and whoever burns memorial incense, is like one who worships an idol. They have chosen their own ways, and their soulsthey delight in their abominations;
Compared to TNIVBut whoever sacrifices a bull is like one who kills a human beingperson, and whoever offers a lamb is like one who breaks a dog's neck; whoever makes a grain offering is like one who presents pig's blood, and whoever burns memorial incense is like one who worships an idol. They have chosen their own ways, and they delight in their abominations;

Revelation 18:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ κιννάμωμον ⸂καὶ ἄμωμον⸃ καὶ θυμιάματα καὶ μύρον καὶ λίβανον καὶ οἶνον καὶ ἔλαιον καὶ σεμίδαλιν καὶ σῖτον καὶ ⸂κτήνη καὶ πρόβατα⸃, καὶ ἵππων καὶ ῥεδῶν καὶ σωμάτων, καὶ ψυχὰς ἀνθρώπων.
SBLGNT apparatusκαὶ ἄμωμον WH Treg NIV ] – RP • κτήνη καὶ πρόβατα WH Treg NIV ] πρόβατα καὶ κτήνη RP
NIV1984cargoes of cinnamon and spice, of incense, myrrh and frankincense, of wine and olive oil, of fine flour and wheat; cattle and sheep; horses and carriages; and bodies and souls of men.
TNIVcargoes of cinnamon and spice, of incense, myrrh and frankincense, of wine and olive oil, of fine flour and wheat; cattle and sheep; horses and carriages; and human beings sold as slaves.
NIV2011cargoes of cinnamon and spice, of incense, myrrh and frankincense, of wine and olive oil, of fine flour and wheat; cattle and sheep; horses and carriages; and human beings sold as slaves.
Compared to NIV1984cargoes of cinnamon and spice, of incense, myrrh and frankincense, of wine and olive oil, of fine flour and wheat; cattle and sheep; horses and carriages; and bodieshuman andbeings soulssold ofas menslaves.
Compared to TNIVcargoes of cinnamon and spice, of incense, myrrh and frankincense, of wine and olive oil, of fine flour and wheat; cattle and sheep; horses and carriages; and human beings sold as slaves.


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