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

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The word 'Sure' occurs 2 times less often in the NIV2011 (60 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (62 times). The word 'Sure' was removed in 5 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Sure' 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 text450.0%
New text in NIV2011450.0%

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

Verses where Sure was removed

Psalms 19:9

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSפִּקּ֘וּדֵ֤י יְהוָ֣ה יְ֭שָׁרִים מְשַׂמְּחֵי־ לֵ֑ב מִצְוַ֥ת יְהוָ֥ה בָּ֝רָ֗ה מְאִירַ֥ת עֵינָֽיִם׃
NIV1984The fear of the LORD is pure, enduring forever. The ordinances of the LORD are sure and altogether righteous.
TNIVThe fear of the LORD is pure, enduring forever. The ordinances of the LORD are sure, and all of them are righteous.
NIV2011The fear of the LORD is pure, enduring forever. The decrees of the LORD are firm, and all of them are righteous.
Compared to NIV1984The fear of the LORD is pure, enduring forever. The ordinancesdecrees of the LORD are sure firm, and altogetherall of them are righteous.
Compared to TNIVThe fear of the LORD is pure, enduring forever. The ordinancesdecrees of the LORD are surefirm, and all of them are righteous.

Proverbs 11:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבְּאֵ֣ין תַּ֭חְבֻּלוֹת יִפָּל־ עָ֑ם וּ֝תְשׁוּעָ֗ה בְּרֹ֣ב יוֹעֵֽץ׃
NIV1984For lack of guidance a nation falls, but many advisers make victory sure.
TNIVFor lack of guidance a nation falls, but victory is won through many advisers.
NIV2011For lack of guidance a nation falls, but victory is won through many advisers.
Compared to NIV1984For lack of guidance a nation falls, but manyvictory advisersis makewon victorythrough suremany advisers.
Compared to TNIVFor lack of guidance a nation falls, but victory is won through many advisers.

Hebrews 6:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἐπιθυμοῦμεν δὲ ἕκαστον ὑμῶν τὴν αὐτὴν ἐνδείκνυσθαι σπουδὴν πρὸς τὴν πληροφορίαν τῆς ἐλπίδος ἄχρι τέλους,
NIV1984We want each of you to show this same diligence to the very end, in order to make your hope sure.
TNIVWe want each of you to show this same diligence to the very end, in order to make your hope sure.
NIV2011We want each of you to show this same diligence to the very end, so that what you hope for may be fully realized.
Compared to NIV1984We want each of you to show this same diligence to the very end, inso orderthat towhat makeyou your hope surefor may be fully realized.
Compared to TNIVWe want each of you to show this same diligence to the very end, inso orderthat towhat makeyou your hope surefor may be fully realized.

Hebrews 11:1

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἜστιν δὲ πίστις ἐλπιζομένων ὑπόστασις, πραγμάτων ἔλεγχος οὐ βλεπομένων·
NIV1984Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.
TNIVNow faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.
NIV2011Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.
Compared to NIV1984Now faith is beingconfidence surein of what we hope for and certainassurance ofabout what we do not see.
Compared to TNIVNow faith is beingconfidence surein of what we hope for and certainassurance ofabout what we do not see.

2 Peter 1:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTδιὸ μᾶλλον, ἀδελφοί, σπουδάσατε βεβαίαν ὑμῶν τὴν κλῆσιν καὶ ἐκλογὴν ποιεῖσθαι· ταῦτα γὰρ ποιοῦντες οὐ μὴ πταίσητέ ποτε·
NIV1984Therefore, my brothers, be all the more eager to make your calling and election sure. For if you do these things, you will never fall,
TNIVTherefore, my brothers and sisters, make every effort to confirm your calling and election. For if you do these things, you will never stumble,
NIV2011Therefore, my brothers and sisters, make every effort to confirm your calling and election. For if you do these things, you will never stumble,
Compared to NIV1984Therefore, my brothers, be alland thesisters, make moreevery eagereffort to makeconfirm your calling and election sure. For if you do these things, you will never fallstumble,
Compared to TNIVTherefore, my brothers and sisters, make every effort to confirm your calling and election. For if you do these things, you will never stumble,

Verses where Sure was added

Numbers 28:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSצַ֚ו אֶת־ בְּנֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל וְאָמַרְתָּ֖ אֲלֵהֶ֑ם אֶת־ קָרְבָּנִ֨י לַחְמִ֜י לְאִשַּׁ֗י רֵ֚יחַ נִֽיחֹחִ֔י תִּשְׁמְר֕וּ לְהַקְרִ֥יב לִ֖י בְּמוֹעֲדֽוֹ׃
NIV1984"Give this command to the Israelites and say to them: 'See that you present to me at the appointed time the food for my offerings made by fire, as an aroma pleasing to me.'
TNIV"Give this command to the Israelites and say to them: 'Make sure that you present to me at the appointed time my food offerings, as an aroma pleasing to me.'
NIV2011"Give this command to the Israelites and say to them: 'Make sure that you present to me at the appointed time my food offerings, as an aroma pleasing to me.'
Compared to NIV1984"Give this command to the Israelites and say to them: 'SeeMake sure that you present to me at the appointed time themy food for my offerings made by fire, as an aroma pleasing to me.'
Compared to TNIV"Give this command to the Israelites and say to them: 'Make sure that you present to me at the appointed time my food offerings, as an aroma pleasing to me.'

Romans 5:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἄχρι γὰρ νόμου ἁμαρτία ἦν ἐν κόσμῳ, ἁμαρτία δὲ οὐκ ἐλλογεῖται μὴ ὄντος νόμου,
NIV1984for before the law was given, sin was in the world. But sin is not taken into account when there is no law.
TNIVTo be sure, sin was in the world before the law was given, but sin is not charged against anyone's account where there is no law.
NIV2011To be sure, sin was in the world before the law was given, but sin is not charged against anyone's account where there is no law.
Compared to NIV1984forTo beforebe the law was givensure, sin was in the world. But before the law was given, but sin is not takencharged intoagainst anyone's account whenwhere there is no law.
Compared to TNIVTo be sure, sin was in the world before the law was given, but sin is not charged against anyone's account where there is no law.

Galatians 2:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἀνέβην δὲ κατὰ ἀποκάλυψιν· καὶ ἀνεθέμην αὐτοῖς τὸ εὐαγγέλιον ὃ κηρύσσω ἐν τοῖς ἔθνεσιν, κατ’ ἰδίαν δὲ τοῖς δοκοῦσιν, μή πως εἰς κενὸν τρέχω ἢ ἔδραμον.
NIV1984I went in response to a revelation and set before them the gospel that I preach among the Gentiles. But I did this privately to those who seemed to be leaders, for fear that I was running or had run my race in vain.
TNIVI went in response to a revelation and, meeting privately with those esteemed as leaders, I set before them the gospel that I preach among the Gentiles. I wanted to be sure I was not running and had not been running my race in vain.
NIV2011I went in response to a revelation and, meeting privately with those esteemed as leaders, I presented to them the gospel that I preach among the Gentiles. I wanted to be sure I was not running and had not been running my race in vain.
Compared to NIV1984I went in response to a revelation and, meeting setprivately beforewith those esteemed as leaders, I presented to them the gospel that I preach among the Gentiles. But I didwanted this privately to those who seemed to be leaders, forsure fear that I was not running orand had runnot been running my race in vain.
Compared to TNIVI went in response to a revelation and, meeting privately with those esteemed as leaders, I setpresented beforeto them the gospel that I preach among the Gentiles. I wanted to be sure I was not running and had not been running my race in vain.


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