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

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The word 'Thorns' occurs 2 times less often in the NIV2011 (41 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (43 times). The word 'Thorns' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Thorns' 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.

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OutcomeNum versesPercent
Uses TNIV text2100.0%

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

Verses where Thorns was removed

Judges 2:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְגַ֣ם אָמַ֔רְתִּי לֹֽא־ אֲגָרֵ֥שׁ אוֹתָ֖ם מִפְּנֵיכֶ֑ם וְהָי֤וּ לָכֶם֙ לְצִדִּ֔ים וֵאלֹ֣הֵיהֶ֔ם יִהְי֥וּ לָכֶ֖ם לְמוֹקֵֽשׁ׃
NIV1984Now therefore I tell you that I will not drive them out before you; they will be thorns in your sides and their gods will be a snare to you."
TNIVAnd I have also said, 'I will not drive them out before you; they will become traps for you, and their gods will become snares to you.'"
NIV2011And I have also said, 'I will not drive them out before you; they will become traps for you, and their gods will become snares to you.'"
Compared to NIV1984NowAnd therefore I tellhave youalso that said, 'I will not drive them out before you; they will bebecome thornstraps infor your sides you, and their gods will bebecome asnares snare to you.".'"
Compared to TNIVAnd I have also said, 'I will not drive them out before you; they will become traps for you, and their gods will become snares to you.'"

Proverbs 22:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSצִנִּ֣ים פַּ֭חִים בְּדֶ֣רֶךְ עִקֵּ֑שׁ שׁוֹמֵ֥ר נַ֝פְשׁ֗וֹ יִרְחַ֥ק מֵהֶֽם׃
NIV1984In the paths of the wicked lie thorns and snares, but he who guards his soul stays far from them.
TNIVIn the paths of the wicked are snares and pitfalls, but those who would preserve their life stay far from them.
NIV2011In the paths of the wicked are snares and pitfalls, but those who would preserve their life stay far from them.
Compared to NIV1984In the paths of the wicked lieare thornssnares and snarespitfalls, but hethose who guardswould hispreserve soultheir stayslife stay far from them.
Compared to TNIVIn the paths of the wicked are snares and pitfalls, but those who would preserve their life stay far from them.


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