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

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The word 'Sword' occurs 1 times more often in the NIV2011 (403 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (402 times). The word 'Sword' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 2 verses.

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

Proverbs 12:18

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיֵ֣שׁ בּ֭וֹטֶהc כְּמַדְקְר֣וֹת חָ֑רֶב וּלְשׁ֖וֹן חֲכָמִ֣ים מַרְפֵּֽא׃
NIV1984Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.
TNIVThe words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.
NIV2011The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.
Compared to NIV1984RecklessThe words of the reckless pierce like a swordswords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.
Compared to TNIVThe words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.

Verses where Sword was added

1 Samuel 25:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּאמֶר֩ דָּוִ֨ד לַאֲנָשָׁ֜יו חִגְר֣וּ ׀ אִ֣ישׁ אֶת־ חַרְבּ֗וֹ וַֽיַּחְגְּרוּ֙ אִ֣ישׁ אֶת־ חַרְבּ֔וֹ וַיַּחְגֹּ֥ר גַּם־ דָּוִ֖ד אֶת־ חַרְבּ֑וֹ וַֽיַּעֲל֣וּ ׀ אַחֲרֵ֣י דָוִ֗ד כְּאַרְבַּ֤ע מֵאוֹת֙ אִ֔ישׁ וּמָאתַ֖יִם יָשְׁב֥וּ עַל־ הַכֵּלִֽים׃
NIV1984David said to his men, "Put on your swords!" So they put on their swords, and David put on his. About four hundred men went up with David, while two hundred stayed with the supplies.
TNIVDavid said to his men, "Each of you strap on your sword!" So they did, and David strapped his on as well. About four hundred men went up with David, while two hundred stayed with the supplies.
NIV2011David said to his men, "Each of you strap on your sword!" So they did, and David strapped his on as well. About four hundred men went up with David, while two hundred stayed with the supplies.
Compared to NIV1984David said to his men, "PutEach of you strap on your swordssword!" So they put on their swordsdid, and David putstrapped his on hisas well. About four hundred men went up with David, while two hundred stayed with the supplies.
Compared to TNIVDavid said to his men, "Each of you strap on your sword!" So they did, and David strapped his on as well. About four hundred men went up with David, while two hundred stayed with the supplies.

Hosea 11:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְחָלָ֥ה חֶ֙רֶב֙ בְּעָרָ֔יו וְכִלְּתָ֥ה בַדָּ֖יו וְאָכָ֑לָה מִֽמֹּעֲצ֖וֹתֵיהֶֽם׃
NIV1984Swords will flash in their cities, will destroy the bars of their gates and put an end to their plans.
TNIVSwords will flash in their cities, will destroy the bars of their gates and put an end to their plans.
NIV2011A sword will flash in their cities; it will devour their false prophets and put an end to their plans.
Compared to NIV1984SwordsA sword will flash in their cities, ; it will destroydevour the bars of their gatesfalse prophets and put an end to their plans.
Compared to TNIVSwordsA sword will flash in their cities, ; it will destroydevour the bars of their gatesfalse prophets and put an end to their plans.


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