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

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The word 'Wife' occurs 1 times more often in the NIV2011 (345 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (344 times). The word 'Wife' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Wife' 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 text480.0%
New text in NIV2011120.0%

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

Verses where Wife was removed

Proverbs 2:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלְ֭הַצִּ֣ילְךָ מֵאִשָּׁ֣ה זָרָ֑ה מִ֝נָּכְרִיָּ֗ה אֲמָרֶ֥יהָ הֶחֱלִֽיקָה׃
NIV1984It will save you also from the adulteress, from the wayward wife with her seductive words,
TNIVWisdom will save you also from the adulterous woman, from the wayward woman with her seductive words,
NIV2011Wisdom will save you also from the adulterous woman, from the wayward woman with her seductive words,
Compared to NIV1984ItWisdom will save you also from the adulteressadulterous woman, from the wayward wifewoman with her seductive words,
Compared to TNIVWisdom will save you also from the adulterous woman, from the wayward woman with her seductive words,

Proverbs 7:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלִ֭שְׁמָרְךָ מֵאִשָּׁ֣ה זָרָ֑ה מִ֝נָּכְרִיָּ֗ה אֲמָרֶ֥יהָ הֶחֱלִֽיקָה׃
NIV1984they will keep you from the adulteress, from the wayward wife with her seductive words.
TNIVThey will keep you from the adulterous woman, from the wayward woman with her seductive words.
NIV2011They will keep you from the adulterous woman, from the wayward woman with her seductive words.
Compared to NIV1984theyThey will keep you from the adulteressadulterous woman, from the wayward wifewoman with her seductive words.
Compared to TNIVThey will keep you from the adulterous woman, from the wayward woman with her seductive words.

Verses where Wife was added

Proverbs 6:26

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּ֤י בְעַד־ אִשָּׁ֥ה זוֹנָ֗ה עַֽד־ כִּכַּ֫ר לָ֥חֶם וְאֵ֥שֶׁת אִ֑ישׁ נֶ֖פֶשׁ יְקָרָ֣ה תָצֽוּד׃
NIV1984for the prostitute reduces you to a loaf of bread, and the adulteress preys upon your very life.
TNIVFor a prostitute can be had for a loaf of bread, but another man's wife preys on your very life.
NIV2011For a prostitute can be had for a loaf of bread, but another man's wife preys on your very life.
Compared to NIV1984forFor thea prostitute reducescan yoube tohad for a loaf of bread, andbut theanother adulteressman's wife preys uponon your very life.
Compared to TNIVFor a prostitute can be had for a loaf of bread, but another man's wife preys on your very life.

Malachi 2:16

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס כִּֽי־ שָׂנֵ֣א שַׁלַּ֗ח אָמַ֤ר יְהוָה֙ אֱלֹהֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל וְכִסָּ֤ה חָמָס֙ עַל־ לְבוּשׁ֔וֹ אָמַ֖ר יְהוָ֣ה צְבָא֑וֹת וְנִשְׁמַרְתֶּ֥ם בְּרוּחֲכֶ֖ם וְלֹ֥א תִבְגֹּֽדוּ׃
NIV1984"I hate divorce," says the LORD God of Israel, "and I hate a man's covering himself with violence as well as with his garment," says the LORD Almighty. So guard yourself in your spirit, and do not break faith.
TNIV"I hate divorce," says the LORD God of Israel, "and I hate it when people clothe themselves with injustice," says the LORD Almighty. So be on your guard, and do not be unfaithful.
NIV2011"The man who hates and divorces his wife," says the LORD, the God of Israel, "does violence to the one he should protect," says the LORD Almighty. So be on your guard, and do not be unfaithful.
Compared to NIV1984"IThe hateman divorcewho hates and divorces his wife," says the LORD, the God of Israel, "anddoes I hate a man's covering himself with violence asto wellthe asone withhe hisshould garmentprotect," says the LORD Almighty. So guardbe yourselfon in your spiritguard, and do not breakbe faithunfaithful.
Compared to TNIV"IThe hateman divorcewho hates and divorces his wife," says the LORD, the God of Israel, "anddoes Iviolence hateto itthe whenone peoplehe clotheshould themselves with injusticeprotect," says the LORD Almighty. So be on your guard, and do not be unfaithful.

Matthew 19:29

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ πᾶς ⸀ὅστις ἀφῆκεν ⸂οἰκίας ἢ⸃ ἀδελφοὺς ἢ ἀδελφὰς ἢ πατέρα ἢ μητέρα ἢ ⸂γυναῖκα ἢ⸃ τέκνα ἢ ⸀ἀγροὺς ἕνεκεν τοῦ ⸂ὀνόματός μου⸃, ⸀ἑκατονταπλασίονα λήμψεται καὶ ζωὴν αἰώνιον κληρονομήσει.
SBLGNT apparatusὅστις WH Treg NIV ] ὅς RP • οἰκίας ἢ WH NIV RP ] – Treg • γυναῖκα ἢ RP ] – WH Treg NIV • ἀγροὺς WH NIV RP ] + ἢ οἰκίας Treg • ὀνόματός μου Treg NIV RP ] ἐμοῦ ὀνόματος WH • ἑκατονταπλασίονα NIV RP ] πολλαπλασίονα WH Treg
NIV1984And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or fields for my sake will receive a hundred times as much and will inherit eternal life.
TNIVAnd everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or fields for my sake will receive a hundred times as much and will inherit eternal life.
NIV2011And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or fields for my sake will receive a hundred times as much and will inherit eternal life.
Compared to NIV1984And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or fields for my sake will receive a hundred times as much and will inherit eternal life.
Compared to TNIVAnd everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or fields for my sake will receive a hundred times as much and will inherit eternal life.


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