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

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The word 'Stick' occurs 4 times less often in the NIV2011 (17 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (21 times). The word 'Stick' was removed in 4 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Stick' 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 text250.0%
New text in NIV2011250.0%

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

Verses where Stick was removed

Ezekiel 37:16

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְאַתָּ֣ה בֶן־ אָדָ֗ם קַח־ לְךָ֙ עֵ֣ץ אֶחָ֔ד וּכְתֹ֤ב עָלָיו֙ לִֽיהוּדָ֔ה וְלִבְנֵ֥י יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל וּלְקַח֙ עֵ֣ץ אֶחָ֔ד וּכְת֣וֹב עָלָ֗יו לְיוֹסֵף֙ עֵ֣ץ אֶפְרַ֔יִם וְכָל־ בֵּ֥ית יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל
NIV1984"Son of man, take a stick of wood and write on it, 'Belonging to Judah and the Israelites associated with him.' Then take another stick of wood, and write on it, 'Ephraim's stick, belonging to Joseph and all the house of Israel associated with him.'
TNIV"Son of man, take a stick of wood and write on it, 'Belonging to Judah and the Israelites associated with him.' Then take another stick of wood, and write on it, 'Belonging to Joseph (that is, to Ephraim) and all the house of Israel associated with him.'
NIV2011"Son of man, take a stick of wood and write on it, 'Belonging to Judah and the Israelites associated with him.' Then take another stick of wood, and write on it, 'Belonging to Joseph (that is, to Ephraim) and all the Israelites associated with him.'
Compared to NIV1984"Son of man, take a stick of wood and write on it, 'Belonging to Judah and the Israelites associated with him.' Then take another stick of wood, and write on it, 'Ephraim'sBelonging stick, belonging to Joseph (that is, to Ephraim) and all the house of IsraelIsraelites associated with him.'
Compared to TNIV"Son of man, take a stick of wood and write on it, 'Belonging to Judah and the Israelites associated with him.' Then take another stick of wood, and write on it, 'Belonging to Joseph (that is, to Ephraim) and all the house of IsraelIsraelites associated with him.'

Hosea 4:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSעַמִּי֙ בְּעֵצ֣וֹ יִשְׁאָ֔ל וּמַקְל֖וֹ יַגִּ֣יד ל֑וֹ כִּ֣י ר֤וּחַ זְנוּנִים֙ הִתְעָ֔ה וַיִּזְנ֖וּ מִתַּ֥חַת אֱלֹהֵיהֶֽם׃
NIV1984of my people. They consult a wooden idol and are answered by a stick of wood. A spirit of prostitution leads them astray; they are unfaithful to their God.
TNIVMy people consult a wooden idol and are answered by a stick of wood. A spirit of prostitution leads them astray; they are unfaithful to their God.
NIV2011My people consult a wooden idol, and a diviner's rod speaks to them. A spirit of prostitution leads them astray; they are unfaithful to their God.
Compared to NIV1984ofMy my people. They consult a wooden idol , and area answereddiviner's byrod aspeaks stickto of woodthem. A spirit of prostitution leads them astray; they are unfaithful to their God.
Compared to TNIVMy people consult a wooden idol , and area answereddiviner's byrod aspeaks stickto of woodthem. A spirit of prostitution leads them astray; they are unfaithful to their God.

Matthew 27:48

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ εὐθέως δραμὼν εἷς ἐξ αὐτῶν καὶ λαβὼν σπόγγον πλήσας τε ὄξους καὶ περιθεὶς καλάμῳ ἐπότιζεν αὐτόν.
NIV1984Immediately one of them ran and got a sponge. He filled it with wine vinegar, put it on a stick, and offered it to Jesus to drink.
TNIVImmediately one of them ran and got a sponge. He filled it with wine vinegar, put it on a staff, and offered it to Jesus to drink.
NIV2011Immediately one of them ran and got a sponge. He filled it with wine vinegar, put it on a staff, and offered it to Jesus to drink.
Compared to NIV1984Immediately one of them ran and got a sponge. He filled it with wine vinegar, put it on a stickstaff, and offered it to Jesus to drink.
Compared to TNIVImmediately one of them ran and got a sponge. He filled it with wine vinegar, put it on a staff, and offered it to Jesus to drink.

Mark 15:36

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTδραμὼν δέ ⸂τις καὶ⸃ γεμίσας σπόγγον ὄξους ⸀περιθεὶς καλάμῳ ἐπότιζεν αὐτόν, λέγων· Ἄφετε ἴδωμεν εἰ ἔρχεται Ἠλίας καθελεῖν αὐτόν.
SBLGNT apparatusτις καὶ Treg NIV] τις WH; εἷς καὶ RP • περιθεὶς WH Treg NIV ] + τε RP
NIV1984One man ran, filled a sponge with wine vinegar, put it on a stick, and offered it to Jesus to drink. "Now leave him alone. Let's see if Elijah comes to take him down," he said.
TNIVSomeone ran, filled a sponge with wine vinegar, put it on a staff, and offered it to Jesus to drink. "Now leave him alone. Let's see if Elijah comes to take him down," he said.
NIV2011Someone ran, filled a sponge with wine vinegar, put it on a staff, and offered it to Jesus to drink. "Now leave him alone. Let's see if Elijah comes to take him down," he said.
Compared to NIV1984OneSomeone man ran, filled a sponge with wine vinegar, put it on a stickstaff, and offered it to Jesus to drink. "Now leave him alone. Let's see if Elijah comes to take him down," he said.
Compared to TNIVSomeone ran, filled a sponge with wine vinegar, put it on a staff, and offered it to Jesus to drink. "Now leave him alone. Let's see if Elijah comes to take him down," he said.


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