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

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The word 'Worship' occurs 4 times more often in the NIV2011 (162 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (158 times). The word 'Worship' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 7 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Worship' 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 text880.0%
New text in NIV2011220.0%

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

Verses where Worship was removed

Isaiah 56:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוּבְנֵ֣י הַנֵּכָ֗ר הַנִּלְוִ֤ים עַל־ יְהוָה֙ לְשָׁ֣רְת֔וֹ וּֽלְאַהֲבָה֙ אֶת־ שֵׁ֣ם יְהוָ֔ה לִהְי֥וֹת ל֖וֹ לַעֲבָדִ֑ים כָּל־ שֹׁמֵ֤ר שַׁבָּת֙ מֵֽחַלְּל֔וֹ וּמַחֲזִיקִ֖ים בִּבְרִיתִֽי׃
NIV1984And foreigners who bind themselves to the LORD to serve him, to love the name of the LORD, and to worship him, all who keep the Sabbath without desecrating it and who hold fast to my covenant--
TNIVAnd foreigners who bind themselves to the LORD to minister to him, to love the name of the LORD, and to be his servants, all who keep the Sabbath without desecrating it and who hold fast to my covenant--
NIV2011And foreigners who bind themselves to the LORD to minister to him, to love the name of the LORD, and to be his servants, all who keep the Sabbath without desecrating it and who hold fast to my covenant--
Compared to NIV1984And foreigners who bind themselves to the LORD to serveminister to him, to love the name of the LORD, and to worshipbe himhis servants, all who keep the Sabbath without desecrating it and who hold fast to my covenant--
Compared to TNIVAnd foreigners who bind themselves to the LORD to minister to him, to love the name of the LORD, and to be his servants, all who keep the Sabbath without desecrating it and who hold fast to my covenant--

Zephaniah 2:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSנוֹרָ֤א יְהוָה֙ עֲלֵיהֶ֔ם כִּ֣י רָזָ֔ה אֵ֖ת כָּל־ אֱלֹהֵ֣י הָאָ֑רֶץ וְיִשְׁתַּֽחֲווּ־ לוֹ֙ אִ֣ישׁ מִמְּקוֹמ֔וֹ כֹּ֖ל אִיֵּ֥י הַגּוֹיִֽם׃
NIV1984The LORD will be awesome to them when he destroys all the gods of the land. The nations on every shore will worship him, every one in its own land.
TNIVThe LORD will be awesome to them when he destroys all the gods of the earth. Distant nations will bow down to him, all of them in their own lands.
NIV2011The LORD will be awesome to them when he destroys all the gods of the earth. Distant nations will bow down to him, all of them in their own lands.
Compared to NIV1984The LORD will be awesome to them when he destroys all the gods of the landearth. TheDistant nations onwill everybow shoredown willto worship him, everyall oneof them in itstheir own landlands.
Compared to TNIVThe LORD will be awesome to them when he destroys all the gods of the earth. Distant nations will bow down to him, all of them in their own lands.

Philippians 3:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἡμεῖς γάρ ἐσμεν ἡ περιτομή, οἱ πνεύματι θεοῦ λατρεύοντες καὶ καυχώμενοι ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ καὶ οὐκ ἐν σαρκὶ πεποιθότες,
NIV1984For it is we who are the circumcision, we who worship by the Spirit of God, who glory in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh--
TNIVFor it is we who are the circumcision, we who serve God by his Spirit, who boast in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh--
NIV2011For it is we who are the circumcision, we who serve God by his Spirit, who boast in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh--
Compared to NIV1984For it is we who are the circumcision, we who worshipserve God by thehis Spirit of God, who gloryboast in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh--
Compared to TNIVFor it is we who are the circumcision, we who serve God by his Spirit, who boast in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh--

Verses where Worship was added

1 Samuel 10:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְחָלַפְתָּ֨ מִשָּׁ֜ם וָהָ֗לְאָה וּבָ֙אתָ֙ עַד־ אֵל֣וֹן תָּב֔וֹר וּמְצָא֤וּךָ שָּׁם֙ שְׁלֹשָׁ֣ה אֲנָשִׁ֔ים עֹלִ֥ים אֶל־ הָאֱלֹהִ֖ים בֵּֽית־ אֵ֑ל אֶחָ֞ד נֹשֵׂ֣א ׀ שְׁלֹשָׁ֣ה גְדָיִ֗ים וְאֶחָד֙ נֹשֵׂ֗א שְׁלֹ֙שֶׁת֙ כִּכְּר֣וֹת לֶ֔חֶם וְאֶחָ֥ד נֹשֵׂ֖א נֵֽבֶל־ יָֽיִן׃
NIV1984"Then you will go on from there until you reach the great tree of Tabor. Three men going up to God at Bethel will meet you there. One will be carrying three young goats, another three loaves of bread, and another a skin of wine.
TNIV"Then you will go on from there until you reach the great tree of Tabor. Three men going up to God at Bethel will meet you there. One will be carrying three young goats, another three loaves of bread, and another a skin of wine.
NIV2011"Then you will go on from there until you reach the great tree of Tabor. Three men going up to worship God at Bethel will meet you there. One will be carrying three young goats, another three loaves of bread, and another a skin of wine.
Compared to NIV1984"Then you will go on from there until you reach the great tree of Tabor. Three men going up to worship God at Bethel will meet you there. One will be carrying three young goats, another three loaves of bread, and another a skin of wine.
Compared to TNIV"Then you will go on from there until you reach the great tree of Tabor. Three men going up to worship God at Bethel will meet you there. One will be carrying three young goats, another three loaves of bread, and another a skin of wine.

1 Kings 12:30

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיְהִ֛י הַדָּבָ֥ר הַזֶּ֖ה לְחַטָּ֑את וַיֵּלְכ֥וּ הָעָ֛ם לִפְנֵ֥י הָאֶחָ֖ד עַד־ דָּֽן׃
NIV1984And this thing became a sin; the people went even as far as Dan to worship the one there.
TNIVAnd this thing became a sin; the people came to worship the one at Bethel and went as far as Dan to worship the other.
NIV2011And this thing became a sin; the people came to worship the one at Bethel and went as far as Dan to worship the other.
Compared to NIV1984And this thing became a sin; the people wentcame evento worship the one at Bethel and went as far as Dan to worship the one thereother.
Compared to TNIVAnd this thing became a sin; the people came to worship the one at Bethel and went as far as Dan to worship the other.

1 Kings 15:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְגַ֣ם ׀ אֶת־ מַעֲכָ֣ה אִמּ֗וֹ וַיְסִרֶ֙הָ֙ מִגְּבִירָ֔ה אֲשֶׁר־ עָשְׂתָ֥ה מִפְלֶ֖צֶת לָאֲשֵׁרָ֑ה וַיִּכְרֹ֤ת אָסָא֙ אֶת־ מִפְלַצְתָּ֔הּ וַיִּשְׂרֹ֖ף בְּנַ֥חַל קִדְרֽוֹן׃
NIV1984He even deposed his grandmother Maacah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive Asherah pole. Asa cut the pole down and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
TNIVHe even deposed his grandmother Maakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive image for the worship of Asherah. Asa cut it down and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
NIV2011He even deposed his grandmother Maakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive image for the worship of Asherah. Asa cut it down and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
Compared to NIV1984He even deposed his grandmother MaacahMaakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive Asherahimage polefor the worship of Asherah. Asa cut the poleit down and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
Compared to TNIVHe even deposed his grandmother Maakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive image for the worship of Asherah. Asa cut it down and burned it in the Kidron Valley.

2 Chronicles 15:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְגַֽם־ מַעֲכָ֞ה אֵ֣ם ׀ אָסָ֣א הַמֶּ֗לֶךְ הֱסִירָהּ֙ מִגְּבִירָ֔ה אֲשֶׁר־ עָשְׂתָ֥ה לַאֲשֵׁרָ֖ה מִפְלָ֑צֶת וַיִּכְרֹ֤ת אָסָא֙ אֶת־ מִפְלַצְתָּ֔הּ וַיָּ֕דֶק וַיִּשְׂרֹ֖ף בְּנַ֥חַל קִדְרֽוֹן׃
NIV1984King Asa also deposed his grandmother Maacah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive Asherah pole. Asa cut the pole down, broke it up and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
TNIVKing Asa also deposed his grandmother Maakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive image for the worship of Asherah. Asa cut it down, broke it up and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
NIV2011King Asa also deposed his grandmother Maakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive image for the worship of Asherah. Asa cut it down, broke it up and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
Compared to NIV1984King Asa also deposed his grandmother MaacahMaakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive Asherahimage polefor the worship of Asherah. Asa cut the poleit down, broke it up and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
Compared to TNIVKing Asa also deposed his grandmother Maakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive image for the worship of Asherah. Asa cut it down, broke it up and burned it in the Kidron Valley.

Psalms 81:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSשְׁמַ֣ע עַ֭מִּי וְאָעִ֣ידָה בָּ֑ךְ יִ֝שְׂרָאֵ֗ל אִם־ תִּֽשְׁמַֽע־ לִֽי׃
NIV1984You shall have no foreign god among you; you shall not bow down to an alien god.
TNIVYou shall have no foreign god among you; you shall not worship any god other than me.
NIV2011You shall have no foreign god among you; you shall not worship any god other than me.
Compared to NIV1984You shall have no foreign god among you; you shall not bowworship downany togod another alienthan godme.
Compared to TNIVYou shall have no foreign god among you; you shall not worship any god other than me.

Zephaniah 1:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְנָטִ֤יתִי יָדִי֙ עַל־ יְהוּדָ֔ה וְעַ֖ל כָּל־ יוֹשְׁבֵ֣י יְרוּשָׁלִָ֑ם וְהִכְרַתִּ֞י מִן־ הַמָּק֤וֹם הַזֶּה֙ אֶת־ שְׁאָ֣ר הַבַּ֔עַל אֶת־ שֵׁ֥ם הַכְּמָרִ֖ים עִם־ הַכֹּהֲנִֽים׃
NIV1984"I will stretch out my hand against Judah and against all who live in Jerusalem. I will cut off from this place every remnant of Baal, the names of the pagan and the idolatrous priests--
TNIV"I will stretch out my hand against Judah and against all who live in Jerusalem. I will destroy every remnant of Baal worship in this place, every remembrance of the idolatrous priests--
NIV2011"I will stretch out my hand against Judah and against all who live in Jerusalem. I will destroy every remnant of Baal worship in this place, the very names of the idolatrous priests--
Compared to NIV1984"I will stretch out my hand against Judah and against all who live in Jerusalem. I will cutdestroy off from this place every remnant of Baal, the namesworship ofin this place, the paganvery andnames of the idolatrous priests--
Compared to TNIV"I will stretch out my hand against Judah and against all who live in Jerusalem. I will destroy every remnant of Baal worship in this place, everythe remembrancevery names of the idolatrous priests--

Malachi 2:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבָּגְדָ֣ה יְהוּדָ֔ה וְתוֹעֵבָ֛ה נֶעֶשְׂתָ֥ה בְיִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל וּבִירֽוּשָׁלִָ֑ם כִּ֣י ׀ חִלֵּ֣ל יְהוּדָ֗ה קֹ֤דֶשׁ יְהוָה֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר אָהֵ֔ב וּבָעַ֖ל בַּת־ אֵ֥ל נֵכָֽר׃
NIV1984Judah has broken faith. A detestable thing has been committed in Israel and in Jerusalem: Judah has desecrated the sanctuary the LORD loves, by marrying the daughter of a foreign god.
TNIVJudah has been unfaithful. A detestable thing has been committed in Israel and in Jerusalem: Judah has desecrated the sanctuary the LORD loves by marrying women who worship a foreign god.
NIV2011Judah has been unfaithful. A detestable thing has been committed in Israel and in Jerusalem: Judah has desecrated the sanctuary the LORD loves by marrying women who worship a foreign god.
Compared to NIV1984Judah has brokenbeen faithunfaithful. A detestable thing has been committed in Israel and in Jerusalem: Judah has desecrated the sanctuary the LORD loves, by marrying thewomen daughterwho ofworship a foreign god.
Compared to TNIVJudah has been unfaithful. A detestable thing has been committed in Israel and in Jerusalem: Judah has desecrated the sanctuary the LORD loves by marrying women who worship a foreign god.


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