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

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The word 'Unless' occurs 1 times less often in the NIV2011 (63 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (64 times). The word 'Unless' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Unless' 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 text3100.0%

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

Verses where Unless was removed

Mark 3:27

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNT⸂ἀλλ’ οὐδεὶς δύναται⸃ ⸂εἰς τὴν οἰκίαν τοῦ ἰσχυροῦ εἰσελθὼν τὰ σκεύη⸃ αὐτοῦ διαρπάσαι ἐὰν μὴ πρῶτον τὸν ἰσχυρὸν δήσῃ, καὶ τότε τὴν οἰκίαν αὐτοῦ ⸀διαρπάσει.
SBLGNT apparatusἀλλ’ οὐδεὶς δύναται Treg ] ἀλλ᾽ οὐ δύναται οὐδεὶς WH NIV; οὐδεὶς δύναται RP • εἰς τὴν οἰκίαν τοῦ ἰσχυροῦ εἰσελθὼν τὰ σκεύη WH Treg NIV ] τὰ σκεύη τοῦ ἰσχυροῦ εἰσελθὼν εἰς τὴν οἰκίαν RP • διαρπάσει WH Treg NIV ] διαρπάσῃ RP
NIV1984In fact, no one can enter a strong man's house and carry off his possessions unless he first ties up the strong man. Then he can rob his house.
TNIVIn fact, no one can enter a strong man's house without first tying him up. Then he can plunder the strong man's house.
NIV2011In fact, no one can enter a strong man's house without first tying him up. Then he can plunder the strong man's house.
Compared to NIV1984In fact, no one can enter a strong man's house andwithout carryfirst offtying hishim possessionsup. Then unless he firstcan tiesplunder up the strong man. Then he can rob his's house.
Compared to TNIVIn fact, no one can enter a strong man's house without first tying him up. Then he can plunder the strong man's house.

2 Timothy 2:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἐὰν δὲ καὶ ἀθλῇ τις, οὐ στεφανοῦται ἐὰν μὴ νομίμως ἀθλήσῃ·
NIV1984Similarly, if anyone competes as an athlete, he does not receive the victor's crown unless he competes according to the rules.
TNIVSimilarly, anyone who competes as an athlete does not receive the victor's crown except by competing according to the rules.
NIV2011Similarly, anyone who competes as an athlete does not receive the victor's crown except by competing according to the rules.
Compared to NIV1984Similarly, if anyone who competes as an athlete, he does not receive the victor's crown unlessexcept heby competescompeting according to the rules.
Compared to TNIVSimilarly, anyone who competes as an athlete does not receive the victor's crown except by competing according to the rules.

Verses where Unless was added

Esther 4:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכָּל־ עַבְדֵ֣י הַמֶּ֡לֶךְ וְעַם־ מְדִינ֨וֹת הַמֶּ֜לֶךְ יֽוֹדְעִ֗ים אֲשֶׁ֣ר כָּל־ אִ֣ישׁ וְאִשָּׁ֡ה אֲשֶׁ֣ר יָבֽוֹא־ אֶל־ הַמֶּלֶךְ֩ אֶל־ הֶחָצֵ֨ר הַפְּנִימִ֜ית אֲשֶׁ֣ר לֹֽא־ יִקָּרֵ֗א אַחַ֤ת דָּתוֹ֙ לְהָמִ֔ית לְ֠בַד מֵאֲשֶׁ֨ר יֽוֹשִׁיט־ ל֥וֹ הַמֶּ֛לֶךְ אֶת־ שַׁרְבִ֥יט הַזָּהָ֖ב וְחָיָ֑ה וַאֲנִ֗י לֹ֤א נִקְרֵ֙אתי֙Qv לָב֣וֹא אֶל־ הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ זֶ֖ה שְׁלוֹשִׁ֥ים יֽוֹם׃
NIV1984"All the king's officials and the people of the royal provinces know that for any man or woman who approaches the king in the inner court without being summoned the king has but one law: that he be put to death. The only exception to this is for the king to extend the gold scepter to him and spare his life. But thirty days have passed since I was called to go to the king."
TNIV"All the king's officials and the people of the royal provinces know that for any man or woman who approaches the king in the inner court without being summoned the king has but one law: that they be put to death unless the king extends the gold scepter to them and spares their lives. But thirty days have passed since I was called to go to the king."
NIV2011"All the king's officials and the people of the royal provinces know that for any man or woman who approaches the king in the inner court without being summoned the king has but one law: that they be put to death unless the king extends the gold scepter to them and spares their lives. But thirty days have passed since I was called to go to the king."
Compared to NIV1984"All the king's officials and the people of the royal provinces know that for any man or woman who approaches the king in the inner court without being summoned the king has but one law: that hethey be put to death. The onlyunless exception to this is for the king toextends extend the gold scepter to himthem and sparespares histheir lifelives. But thirty days have passed since I was called to go to the king."
Compared to TNIV"All the king's officials and the people of the royal provinces know that for any man or woman who approaches the king in the inner court without being summoned the king has but one law: that they be put to death unless the king extends the gold scepter to them and spares their lives. But thirty days have passed since I was called to go to the king."


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