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

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The word 'Toil' occurs 11 times more often in the NIV2011 (25 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (14 times). The word 'Toil' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 12 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Toil' 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 text753.8%
New text in NIV2011646.2%

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

Verses where Toil was removed

Isaiah 65:23

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלֹ֤א יִֽיגְעוּ֙ לָרִ֔יק וְלֹ֥א יֵלְד֖וּ לַבֶּהָלָ֑ה כִּ֣י זֶ֜רַע בְּרוּכֵ֤י יְהוָה֙ הֵ֔מָּה וְצֶאֱצָאֵיהֶ֖ם אִתָּֽם׃
NIV1984They will not toil in vain or bear children doomed to misfortune; for they will be a people blessed by the LORD, they and their descendants with them.
TNIVThey will not labor in vain, nor will they bear children doomed to misfortune; for they will be a people blessed by the LORD, they and their descendants with them.
NIV2011They will not labor in vain, nor will they bear children doomed to misfortune; for they will be a people blessed by the LORD, they and their descendants with them.
Compared to NIV1984They will not toillabor in vain, nor orwill they bear children doomed to misfortune; for they will be a people blessed by the LORD, they and their descendants with them.
Compared to TNIVThey will not labor in vain, nor will they bear children doomed to misfortune; for they will be a people blessed by the LORD, they and their descendants with them.

Verses where Toil was added

Proverbs 10:22

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבִּרְכַּ֣ת יְ֭הוָה הִ֣יא תַעֲשִׁ֑יר וְלֹֽא־ יוֹסִ֖ף עֶ֣צֶב עִמָּֽהּ׃
NIV1984The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it.
TNIVThe blessing of the LORD brings wealth, without painful toil for it.
NIV2011The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, without painful toil for it.
Compared to NIV1984The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, andwithout hepainful addstoil no trouble tofor it.
Compared to TNIVThe blessing of the LORD brings wealth, without painful toil for it.

Ecclesiastes 1:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSמַה־ יִּתְר֖וֹן לָֽאָדָ֑ם בְּכָל־ עֲמָל֔וֹ שֶֽׁיַּעֲמֹ֖ל תַּ֥חַת הַשָּֽׁמֶשׁ׃
NIV1984What does man gain from all his labor at which he toils under the sun?
TNIVWhat does anyone gain from all their labors at which they toil under the sun?
NIV2011What do people gain from all their labors at which they toil under the sun?
Compared to NIV1984What doesdo manpeople gain from all histheir laborlabors at which hethey toilstoil under the sun?
Compared to TNIVWhat doesdo anyonepeople gain from all their labors at which they toil under the sun?

Ecclesiastes 2:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְכֹל֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר שָֽׁאֲל֣וּ עֵינַ֔י לֹ֥א אָצַ֖לְתִּי מֵהֶ֑ם לֹֽא־ מָנַ֨עְתִּי אֶת־ לִבִּ֜י מִכָּל־ שִׂמְחָ֗ה כִּֽי־ לִבִּ֤י שָׂמֵ֙חַ֙ מִכָּל־ עֲמָלִ֔י וְזֶֽה־ הָיָ֥ה חֶלְקִ֖י מִכָּל־ עֲמָלִֽי׃
NIV1984I denied myself nothing my eyes desired; I refused my heart no pleasure. My heart took delight in all my work, and this was the reward for all my labor.
TNIVI denied myself nothing my eyes desired; I refused my heart no pleasure. My heart took delight in all my labor, and this was the reward for all my toil.
NIV2011I denied myself nothing my eyes desired; I refused my heart no pleasure. My heart took delight in all my labor, and this was the reward for all my toil.
Compared to NIV1984I denied myself nothing my eyes desired; I refused my heart no pleasure. My heart took delight in all my worklabor, and this was the reward for all my labortoil.
Compared to TNIVI denied myself nothing my eyes desired; I refused my heart no pleasure. My heart took delight in all my labor, and this was the reward for all my toil.

Ecclesiastes 2:19

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוּמִ֣י יוֹדֵ֗עַ הֶֽחָכָ֤ם יִהְיֶה֙ א֣וֹ סָכָ֔ל וְיִשְׁלַט֙ בְּכָל־ עֲמָלִ֔י שֶֽׁעָמַ֥לְתִּי וְשֶׁחָכַ֖מְתִּי תַּ֣חַת הַשָּׁ֑מֶשׁ גַּם־ זֶ֖ה הָֽבֶל׃
NIV1984And who knows whether he will be a wise man or a fool? Yet he will have control over all the work into which I have poured my effort and skill under the sun. This too is meaningless.
TNIVAnd who knows whether that person will be wise or foolish? Yet they will have control over all the toil into which I have poured my effort and skill under the sun. This too is meaningless.
NIV2011And who knows whether that person will be wise or foolish? Yet they will have control over all the fruit of my toil into which I have poured my effort and skill under the sun. This too is meaningless.
Compared to NIV1984And who knows whether hethat person will be a wise man or a foolfoolish? Yet hethey will have control over all the workfruit of my toil into which I have poured my effort and skill under the sun. This too is meaningless.
Compared to TNIVAnd who knows whether that person will be wise or foolish? Yet they will have control over all the fruit of my toil into which I have poured my effort and skill under the sun. This too is meaningless.

Ecclesiastes 2:24

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאֵֽין־ ט֤וֹב בָּאָדָם֙ שֶׁיֹּאכַ֣ל וְשָׁתָ֔ה וְהֶרְאָ֧ה אֶת־ נַפְשׁ֛וֹ ט֖וֹב בַּעֲמָל֑וֹ גַּם־ זֹה֙ רָאִ֣יתִי אָ֔נִי כִּ֛י מִיַּ֥ד הָאֱלֹהִ֖ים הִֽיא׃
NIV1984A man can do nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in his work. This too, I see, is from the hand of God,
TNIVPeople can do nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in their toil. This too, I see, is from the hand of God,
NIV2011A person can do nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in their own toil. This too, I see, is from the hand of God,
Compared to NIV1984A manperson can do nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in histheir workown toil. This too, I see, is from the hand of God,
Compared to TNIVPeopleA person can do nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in their own toil. This too, I see, is from the hand of God,

Ecclesiastes 4:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְרָאִ֨יתִֽי אֲנִ֜י אֶת־ כָּל־ עָמָ֗ל וְאֵת֙ כָּל־ כִּשְׁר֣וֹן הַֽמַּעֲשֶׂ֔ה כִּ֛י הִ֥יא קִנְאַת־ אִ֖ישׁ מֵרֵעֵ֑הוּ גַּם־ זֶ֥ה הֶ֖בֶל וּרְע֥וּת רֽוּחַ׃
NIV1984And I saw that all labor and all achievement spring from man's envy of his neighbor. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.
TNIVAnd I saw that all toil and all achievement spring from one person's envy of another. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.
NIV2011And I saw that all toil and all achievement spring from one person's envy of another. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.
Compared to NIV1984And I saw that all labortoil and all achievement spring from manone person's envy of his neighboranother. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.
Compared to TNIVAnd I saw that all toil and all achievement spring from one person's envy of another. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.

Ecclesiastes 5:15

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְגַם־ זֹה֙ רָעָ֣ה חוֹלָ֔ה כָּל־ עֻמַּ֥ת שֶׁבָּ֖א כֵּ֣ן יֵלֵ֑ךְ וּמַה־ יִּתְר֣וֹן ל֔וֹ שֶֽׁיַּעֲמֹ֖ל לָרֽוּחַ׃
NIV1984Naked a man comes from his mother's womb, and as he comes, so he departs. He takes nothing from his labor that he can carry in his hand.
TNIVEveryone comes naked from their mother's womb, and as everyone comes, so they depart. They take nothing from their toil that they can carry in their hands.
NIV2011Everyone comes naked from their mother's womb, and as everyone comes, so they depart. They take nothing from their toil that they can carry in their hands.
Compared to NIV1984NakedEveryone a man comes naked from histheir mother's womb, and as heeveryone comes, so hethey departsdepart. HeThey takestake nothing from histheir labortoil that hethey can carry in histheir handhands.
Compared to TNIVEveryone comes naked from their mother's womb, and as everyone comes, so they depart. They take nothing from their toil that they can carry in their hands.

Ecclesiastes 5:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSגַּ֥ם כָּל־ יָמָ֖יו בַּחֹ֣שֶׁךְ יֹאכֵ֑ל וְכָעַ֥ס הַרְבֵּ֖ה וְחָלְי֥וֹ וָקָֽצֶף׃
NIV1984This too is a grievous evil: As a man comes, so he departs, and what does he gain, since he toils for the wind?
TNIVThis too is a grievous evil: As everyone comes, so they depart, and what do they gain, since they toil for the wind?
NIV2011This too is a grievous evil: As everyone comes, so they depart, and what do they gain, since they toil for the wind?
Compared to NIV1984This too is a grievous evil: As aeveryone man comes, so hethey departsdepart, and what doesdo hethey gain, since hethey toilstoil for the wind?
Compared to TNIVThis too is a grievous evil: As everyone comes, so they depart, and what do they gain, since they toil for the wind?

Ecclesiastes 5:19

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכִּ֚י לֹ֣א הַרְבֵּ֔ה יִזְכֹּ֖ר אֶת־ יְמֵ֣י חַיָּ֑יו כִּ֧י הָאֱלֹהִ֛ים מַעֲנֶ֖ה בְּשִׂמְחַ֥ת לִבּֽוֹ׃
NIV1984Moreover, when God gives any man wealth and possessions, and enables him to enjoy them, to accept his lot and be happy in his work--this is a gift of God.
TNIVMoreover, when God gives people wealth and possessions, and the ability to enjoy them, to accept their lot and be happy in their toil--this is a gift of God.
NIV2011Moreover, when God gives someone wealth and possessions, and the ability to enjoy them, to accept their lot and be happy in their toil--this is a gift of God.
Compared to NIV1984Moreover, when God gives anysomeone man wealth and possessions, and enablesthe himability to enjoy them, to accept histheir lot and be happy in histheir worktoil--this is a gift of God.
Compared to TNIVMoreover, when God gives peoplesomeone wealth and possessions, and the ability to enjoy them, to accept their lot and be happy in their toil--this is a gift of God.

Ecclesiastes 6:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכָּל־ עֲמַ֥ל הָאָדָ֖ם לְפִ֑יהוּ וְגַם־ הַנֶּ֖פֶשׁ לֹ֥א תִמָּלֵֽא׃
NIV1984All man's efforts are for his mouth, yet his appetite is never satisfied.
TNIVEveryone's toil is for the mouth, yet the appetite is never satisfied.
NIV2011Everyone's toil is for their mouth, yet their appetite is never satisfied.
Compared to NIV1984All manEveryone's effortstoil areis for histheir mouth, yet histheir appetite is never satisfied.
Compared to TNIVEveryone's toil is for thetheir mouth, yet thetheir appetite is never satisfied.

Ecclesiastes 8:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְשִׁבַּ֤חְתִּֽי אֲנִי֙ אֶת־ הַשִּׂמְחָ֔ה אֲשֶׁ֨ר אֵֽין־ ט֤וֹב לָֽאָדָם֙ תַּ֣חַת הַשֶּׁ֔מֶשׁ כִּ֛י אִם־ לֶאֱכ֥וֹל וְלִשְׁתּ֖וֹת וְלִשְׂמ֑וֹחַ וְה֞וּא יִלְוֶ֣נּוּ בַעֲמָל֗וֹ יְמֵ֥י חַיָּ֛יו אֲשֶׁר־ נָֽתַן־ ל֥וֹ הָאֱלֹהִ֖ים תַּ֥חַת הַשָּֽׁמֶשׁ׃
NIV1984So I commend the enjoyment of life, because nothing is better for a man under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. Then joy will accompany him in his work all the days of the life God has given him under the sun.
TNIVSo I commend the enjoyment of life, because there is nothing better for people under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. Then joy will accompany them in their toil all the days of the life God has given them under the sun.
NIV2011So I commend the enjoyment of life, because there is nothing better for a person under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. Then joy will accompany them in their toil all the days of the life God has given them under the sun.
Compared to NIV1984So I commend the enjoyment of life, because nothingthere is nothing better for a manperson under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. Then joy will accompany himthem in histheir worktoil all the days of the life God has given himthem under the sun.
Compared to TNIVSo I commend the enjoyment of life, because there is nothing better for peoplea person under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. Then joy will accompany them in their toil all the days of the life God has given them under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 10:15

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSעֲמַ֥ל הַכְּסִילִ֖ים תְּיַגְּעֶ֑נּוּ אֲשֶׁ֥ר לֹֽא־ יָדַ֖ע לָלֶ֥כֶת אֶל־ עִֽיר׃
NIV1984A fool's work wearies him; he does not know the way to town.
TNIVThe toil of fools wearies them; they do not know the way to town.
NIV2011The toil of fools wearies them; they do not know the way to town.
Compared to NIV1984AThe fool'stoil workof fools wearies himthem; hethey doesdo not know the way to town.
Compared to TNIVThe toil of fools wearies them; they do not know the way to town.


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