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

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The word 'Stranger' occurs 2 times more often in the NIV2011 (21 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (19 times). The word 'Stranger' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Stranger' 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 Stranger was removed

Ecclesiastes 6:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאִ֣ישׁ אֲשֶׁ֣ר יִתֶּן־ ל֣וֹ הָאֱלֹהִ֡ים עֹשֶׁר֩ וּנְכָסִ֨ים וְכָב֜וֹד וְֽאֵינֶ֨נּוּ חָסֵ֥ר לְנַפְשׁ֣וֹ ׀ מִכֹּ֣ל אֲשֶׁר־ יִתְאַוֶּ֗ה וְלֹֽא־ יַשְׁלִיטֶ֤נּוּ הָֽאֱלֹהִים֙ לֶאֱכֹ֣ל מִמֶּ֔נּוּ כִּ֛י אִ֥ישׁ נָכְרִ֖י יֹֽאכֲלֶ֑נּוּ זֶ֥ה הֶ֛בֶל וָחֳלִ֥י רָ֖ע הֽוּא׃
NIV1984God gives a man wealth, possessions and honor, so that he lacks nothing his heart desires, but God does not enable him to enjoy them, and a stranger enjoys them instead. This is meaningless, a grievous evil.
TNIVGod gives some people wealth, possessions and honor, so that they lack nothing their hearts desire, but God does not grant the ability to enjoy them, and strangers enjoy them instead. This is meaningless, a grievous evil.
NIV2011God gives some people wealth, possessions and honor, so that they lack nothing their hearts desire, but God does not grant them the ability to enjoy them, and strangers enjoy them instead. This is meaningless, a grievous evil.
Compared to NIV1984God gives asome manpeople wealth, possessions and honor, so that hethey lackslack nothing histheir hearthearts desiresdesire, but God does not enablegrant himthem the ability to enjoy them, and astrangers stranger enjoysenjoy them instead. This is meaningless, a grievous evil.
Compared to TNIVGod gives some people wealth, possessions and honor, so that they lack nothing their hearts desire, but God does not grant them the ability to enjoy them, and strangers enjoy them instead. This is meaningless, a grievous evil.

Verses where Stranger was added

Leviticus 25:35

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְכִֽי־ יָמ֣וּךְ אָחִ֔יךָ וּמָ֥טָה יָד֖וֹ עִמָּ֑ךְ וְהֶֽחֱזַ֣קְתָּ בּ֔וֹ גֵּ֧ר וְתוֹשָׁ֛ב וָחַ֖י עִמָּֽךְ׃
NIV1984"'If one of your countrymen becomes poor and is unable to support himself among you, help him as you would an alien or a temporary resident, so he can continue to live among you.
TNIV"'If any of your own people become poor and are unable to support themselves among you, help them as you would a foreigner and stranger, so they can continue to live among you.
NIV2011"'If any of your fellow Israelites become poor and are unable to support themselves among you, help them as you would a foreigner and stranger, so they can continue to live among you.
Compared to NIV1984"'If oneany of your countrymenfellow becomesIsraelites become poor and isare unable to support himselfthemselves among you, help himthem as you would an alien or a temporaryforeigner residentand stranger, so hethey can continue to live among you.
Compared to TNIV"'If any of your ownfellow peopleIsraelites become poor and are unable to support themselves among you, help them as you would a foreigner and stranger, so they can continue to live among you.

Proverbs 6:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבְּ֭נִי אִם־ עָרַ֣בְתָּ לְרֵעֶ֑ךָ תָּקַ֖עְתָּ3 לַזָּ֣ר כַּפֶּֽיךָ׃
NIV1984My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor, if you have struck hands in pledge for another,
TNIVMy son, if you have put up security for your neighbor, if you have shaken hands in pledge for a stranger,
NIV2011My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor, if you have shaken hands in pledge for a stranger,
Compared to NIV1984My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor, if you have struckshaken hands in pledge for anothera stranger,
Compared to TNIVMy son, if you have put up security for your neighbor, if you have shaken hands in pledge for a stranger,

Proverbs 11:15

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSרַע־ יֵ֭רוֹעַ כִּי־ עָ֣רַב זָ֑ר וְשֹׂנֵ֖א תֹקְעִ֣ים בּוֹטֵֽחַ׃
NIV1984He who puts up security for another will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to strike hands in pledge is safe.
TNIVWhoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to shake hands in pledge is safe.
NIV2011Whoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to shake hands in pledge is safe.
Compared to NIV1984HeWhoever who puts up security for anothera stranger will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to strikeshake hands in pledge is safe.
Compared to TNIVWhoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to shake hands in pledge is safe.


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