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

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The word 'Swear' occurs 5 times more often in the NIV2011 (58 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (53 times). The word 'Swear' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 6 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Swear' 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 text685.7%
New text in NIV2011114.3%

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

Verses where Swear was removed

Mark 5:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ κράξας φωνῇ μεγάλῃ ⸀λέγει· Τί ἐμοὶ καὶ σοί, Ἰησοῦ υἱὲ τοῦ θεοῦ τοῦ ὑψίστου; ὁρκίζω σε τὸν θεόν, μή με βασανίσῃς.
SBLGNT apparatusλέγει WH Treg NIV ] εἶπεν RP
NIV1984He shouted at the top of his voice, "What do you want with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? Swear to God that you won't torture me!"
TNIVHe shouted at the top of his voice, "What do you want with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? In God's name don't torture me!"
NIV2011He shouted at the top of his voice, "What do you want with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? In God's name don't torture me!"
Compared to NIV1984He shouted at the top of his voice, "What do you want with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? SwearIn to God's thatname you wondon't torture me!"
Compared to TNIVHe shouted at the top of his voice, "What do you want with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? In God's name don't torture me!"

Verses where Swear was added

Leviticus 6:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאֽוֹ־ מָצָ֧א אֲבֵדָ֛ה וְכִ֥חֶשׁ בָּ֖הּ וְנִשְׁבַּ֣ע עַל־ שָׁ֑קֶר עַל־ אַחַ֗ת מִכֹּ֛ל אֲשֶׁר־ יַעֲשֶׂ֥ה הָאָדָ֖ם לַחֲטֹ֥א בָהֵֽנָּה׃
NIV1984or if he finds lost property and lies about it, or if he swears falsely, or if he commits any such sin that people may do--
TNIVor if they find lost property and lie about it, or if they swear falsely about any such sin that people may commit--
NIV2011or if they find lost property and lie about it, or if they swear falsely about any such sin that people may commit--
Compared to NIV1984or if hethey findsfind lost property and lieslie about it, or if hethey swearsswear falsely, or ifabout he commits any such sin that people may docommit--
Compared to TNIVor if they find lost property and lie about it, or if they swear falsely about any such sin that people may commit--

Deuteronomy 32:40

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכִּֽי־ אֶשָּׂ֥א אֶל־ שָׁמַ֖יִם יָדִ֑י וְאָמַ֕רְתִּי חַ֥י אָנֹכִ֖י לְעֹלָֽם׃
NIV1984I lift my hand to heaven and declare: As surely as I live forever,
TNIVI lift my hand to heaven and declare: As surely as I live forever,
NIV2011I lift my hand to heaven and solemnly swear: As surely as I live forever,
Compared to NIV1984I lift my hand to heaven and declaresolemnly swear: As surely as I live forever,
Compared to TNIVI lift my hand to heaven and declaresolemnly swear: As surely as I live forever,

Judges 15:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֤אמֶר לָהֶם֙ שִׁמְשׁ֔וֹן אִֽם־ תַּעֲשׂ֖וּן כָּזֹ֑את כִּ֛י אִם־ נִקַּ֥מְתִּי בָכֶ֖ם וְאַחַ֥ר אֶחְדָּֽל׃
NIV1984Samson said to them, "Since you've acted like this, I won't stop until I get my revenge on you."
TNIVSamson said to them, "Since you've acted like this, I swear that I won't stop until I get my revenge on you."
NIV2011Samson said to them, "Since you've acted like this, I swear that I won't stop until I get my revenge on you."
Compared to NIV1984Samson said to them, "Since you've acted like this, I swear that I won't stop until I get my revenge on you."
Compared to TNIVSamson said to them, "Since you've acted like this, I swear that I won't stop until I get my revenge on you."

1 Samuel 20:12

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֨אמֶר יְהוֹנָתָ֜ן אֶל־ דָּוִ֗ד יְהוָ֞ה אֱלֹהֵ֤י יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ כִּֽי־ אֶחְקֹ֣ר אֶת־ אָבִ֗י כָּעֵ֤ת ׀ מָחָר֙ הַשְּׁלִשִׁ֔ית וְהִנֵּה־ ט֖וֹב אֶל־ דָּוִ֑ד וְלֹֽא־ אָז֙ אֶשְׁלַ֣ח אֵלֶ֔יךָ וְגָלִ֖יתִי אֶת־ אָזְנֶֽךָ׃
NIV1984Then Jonathan said to David: "By the LORD, the God of Israel, I will surely sound out my father by this time the day after tomorrow! If he is favorably disposed toward you, will I not send you word and let you know?
TNIVThen Jonathan said to David, "I swear by the LORD, the God of Israel, that I will surely sound out my father by this time the day after tomorrow! If he is favorably disposed toward you, will I not send you word and let you know?
NIV2011Then Jonathan said to David, "I swear by the LORD, the God of Israel, that I will surely sound out my father by this time the day after tomorrow! If he is favorably disposed toward you, will I not send you word and let you know?
Compared to NIV1984Then Jonathan said to David: "By, "I swear by the LORD, the God of Israel, that I will surely sound out my father by this time the day after tomorrow! If he is favorably disposed toward you, will I not send you word and let you know?
Compared to TNIVThen Jonathan said to David, "I swear by the LORD, the God of Israel, that I will surely sound out my father by this time the day after tomorrow! If he is favorably disposed toward you, will I not send you word and let you know?

1 Kings 8:31

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאֵת֩ אֲשֶׁ֨ר יֶחֱטָ֥א אִישׁ֙ לְרֵעֵ֔הוּ וְנָֽשָׁא־ ב֥וֹ אָלָ֖ה לְהַֽאֲלֹת֑וֹ וּבָ֗א אָלָ֛ה לִפְנֵ֥י מִֽזְבַּחֲךָ֖ בַּבַּ֥יִת הַזֶּֽה׃
NIV1984"When a man wrongs his neighbor and is required to take an oath and he comes and swears the oath before your altar in this temple,
TNIV"When anyone wrongs their neighbor and is required to take an oath and they come and swear the oath before your altar in this temple,
NIV2011"When anyone wrongs their neighbor and is required to take an oath and they come and swear the oath before your altar in this temple,
Compared to NIV1984"When aanyone man wrongs histheir neighbor and is required to take an oath and hethey comescome and swearsswear the oath before your altar in this temple,
Compared to TNIV"When anyone wrongs their neighbor and is required to take an oath and they come and swear the oath before your altar in this temple,

2 Chronicles 6:22

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאִם־ יֶחֱטָ֥א אִישׁ֙ לְרֵעֵ֔הוּ וְנָֽשָׁא־ ב֥וֹ אָלָ֖ה לְהַֽאֲלֹת֑וֹ וּבָ֗א אָלָ֛ה לִפְנֵ֥י מִֽזְבַּחֲךָ֖ בַּבַּ֥יִת הַזֶּֽה׃
NIV1984"When a man wrongs his neighbor and is required to take an oath and he comes and swears the oath before your altar in this temple,
TNIV"When anyone wrongs their neighbor and is required to take an oath and they come and swear the oath before your altar in this temple,
NIV2011"When anyone wrongs their neighbor and is required to take an oath and they come and swear the oath before your altar in this temple,
Compared to NIV1984"When aanyone man wrongs histheir neighbor and is required to take an oath and hethey comescome and swearsswear the oath before your altar in this temple,
Compared to TNIV"When anyone wrongs their neighbor and is required to take an oath and they come and swear the oath before your altar in this temple,


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