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

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The word 'Success' occurs 1 times more often in the NIV2011 (26 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (25 times). The word 'Success' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Success' 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 text266.7%
New text in NIV2011133.3%

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

Verses where Success was removed

Genesis 24:12

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּאמַ֓ר ׀ יְהוָ֗ה אֱלֹהֵי֙ אֲדֹנִ֣י אַבְרָהָ֔ם הַקְרֵה־ נָ֥א לְפָנַ֖י הַיּ֑וֹם וַעֲשֵׂה־ חֶ֕סֶד עִ֖ם אֲדֹנִ֥י אַבְרָהָֽם׃
NIV1984Then he prayed, "O LORD, God of my master Abraham, give me success today, and show kindness to my master Abraham.
TNIVThen he prayed, "LORD, God of my master Abraham, make me successful today, and show kindness to my master Abraham.
NIV2011Then he prayed, "LORD, God of my master Abraham, make me successful today, and show kindness to my master Abraham.
Compared to NIV1984Then he prayed, "O LORD, God of my master Abraham, givemake me successsuccessful today, and show kindness to my master Abraham.
Compared to TNIVThen he prayed, "LORD, God of my master Abraham, make me successful today, and show kindness to my master Abraham.

Verses where Success was added

Proverbs 2:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלַ֭יְשָׁרִים תּוּשִׁיָּ֑ה מָ֝גֵ֗ן לְהֹ֣לְכֵי תֹֽם׃
NIV1984He holds victory in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless,
TNIVHe holds success in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless,
NIV2011He holds success in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless,
Compared to NIV1984He holds victorysuccess in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless,
Compared to TNIVHe holds success in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless,

Proverbs 17:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאֶֽבֶן־ חֵ֣ן הַ֭שֹּׁחַד בְּעֵינֵ֣י בְעָלָ֑יו אֶֽל־ כָּל־ אֲשֶׁ֖ר יִפְנֶ֣ה יַשְׂכִּֽיל׃
NIV1984A bribe is a charm to the one who gives it; wherever he turns, he succeeds.
TNIVA bribe is seen as a charm by those who give it; they think success will come at every turn.
NIV2011A bribe is seen as a charm by the one who gives it; they think success will come at every turn.
Compared to NIV1984A bribe is seen as a charm toby the one who gives it; whereverthey hethink turns, hesuccess succeedswill come at every turn.
Compared to TNIVA bribe is seen as a charm by thosethe one who givegives it; they think success will come at every turn.


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