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

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The word 'Yourself' occurs 4 times less often in the NIV2011 (187 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (191 times). The word 'Yourself' was removed in 10 verses, and added in 5 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Yourself' 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 text1173.3%
New text in NIV2011426.7%

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

Verses where Yourself was removed

Ruth 3:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְרָחַ֣צְתְּ ׀ וָסַ֗כְתְּ וְשַׂ֧מְתְּ עָלַ֖יִךְ הַגֹּ֑רֶן אַל־ תִּוָּדְעִ֣י לָאִ֔ישׁ עַ֥ד כַּלֹּת֖וֹ לֶאֱכֹ֥ל וְלִשְׁתּֽוֹת׃
NIV1984Wash and perfume yourself, and put on your best clothes. Then go down to the threshing floor, but don't let him know you are there until he has finished eating and drinking.
TNIVWash and perfume yourself, and put on your best clothes. Then go down to the threshing floor, but don't let him know you are there until he has finished eating and drinking.
NIV2011Wash, put on perfume, and get dressed in your best clothes. Then go down to the threshing floor, but don't let him know you are there until he has finished eating and drinking.
Compared to NIV1984Wash, put andon perfume yourself, and putget ondressed in your best clothes. Then go down to the threshing floor, but don't let him know you are there until he has finished eating and drinking.
Compared to TNIVWash, put andon perfume yourself, and putget ondressed in your best clothes. Then go down to the threshing floor, but don't let him know you are there until he has finished eating and drinking.

1 Kings 2:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאָנֹכִ֣י הֹלֵ֔ךְ בְּדֶ֖רֶךְ כָּל־ הָאָ֑רֶץ וְחָזַקְתָּ֖ וְהָיִ֥יתָֽ לְאִֽישׁ׃
NIV1984"I am about to go the way of all the earth," he said. "So be strong, show yourself a man,
TNIV"I am about to go the way of all the earth," he said. "So be strong, act like a man,
NIV2011"I am about to go the way of all the earth," he said. "So be strong, act like a man,
Compared to NIV1984"I am about to go the way of all the earth," he said. "So be strong, showact yourselflike a man,
Compared to TNIV"I am about to go the way of all the earth," he said. "So be strong, act like a man,

Job 15:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהַבְס֣וֹד אֱל֣וֹהַ תִּשְׁמָ֑ע וְתִגְרַ֖ע אֵלֶ֣יךָ חָכְמָֽה׃
NIV1984Do you listen in on God's council? Do you limit wisdom to yourself?
TNIVDo you listen in on God's council? Do you have a monopoly on wisdom?
NIV2011Do you listen in on God's council? Do you have a monopoly on wisdom?
Compared to NIV1984Do you listen in on God's council? Do you limithave wisdoma tomonopoly yourselfon wisdom?
Compared to TNIVDo you listen in on God's council? Do you have a monopoly on wisdom?

Job 33:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאִם־ תּוּכַ֥ל הֲשִׁיבֵ֑נִי עֶרְכָ֥ה לְ֝פָנַ֗י הִתְיַצָּֽבָה׃
NIV1984Answer me then, if you can; prepare yourself and confront me.
TNIVAnswer me then, if you can; stand up and argue your case before me.
NIV2011Answer me then, if you can; stand up and argue your case before me.
Compared to NIV1984Answer me then, if you can; preparestand yourselfup and confrontargue your case before me.
Compared to TNIVAnswer me then, if you can; stand up and argue your case before me.

Psalms 37:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְהִתְעַנַּ֥ג עַל־ יְהוָ֑ה וְיִֽתֶּן־ לְ֝ךָ֗ מִשְׁאֲלֹ֥ת לִבֶּֽךָ׃
NIV1984Delight yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart.
TNIVTake delight in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart.
NIV2011Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
Compared to NIV1984DelightTake yourselfdelight in the LORD , and he will give you the desires of your heart.
Compared to TNIVTake delight in the LORD , and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Proverbs 6:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSעֲשֵׂ֨ה זֹ֥את אֵפ֪וֹא ׀3 בְּנִ֡י וְֽהִנָּצֵ֗ל כִּ֘י בָ֤אתָ בְכַף־ רֵעֶ֑ךָ לֵ֥ךְ הִ֝תְרַפֵּ֗ס וּרְהַ֥ב רֵעֶֽיךָ׃
NIV1984then do this, my son, to free yourself, since you have fallen into your neighbor's hands: Go and humble yourself; press your plea with your neighbor!
TNIVSo do this, my son, to free yourself, since you have fallen into your neighbor's hands: Go--to the point of exhaustion-- and give your neighbor no rest!
NIV2011So do this, my son, to free yourself, since you have fallen into your neighbor's hands: Go--to the point of exhaustion-- and give your neighbor no rest!
Compared to NIV1984thenSo do this, my son, to free yourself, since you have fallen into your neighbor's hands: Go--to andthe humblepoint yourself; pressof yourexhaustion-- and pleagive with your neighbor no rest!
Compared to TNIVSo do this, my son, to free yourself, since you have fallen into your neighbor's hands: Go--to the point of exhaustion-- and give your neighbor no rest!

Hosea 1:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSתְּחִלַּ֥ת דִּבֶּר־ יְהוָ֖ה בְּהוֹשֵׁ֑עַ וַיֹּ֨אמֶר יְהוָ֜ה אֶל־ הוֹשֵׁ֗עַ לֵ֣ךְ קַח־ לְךָ֞ אֵ֤שֶׁת זְנוּנִים֙ וְיַלְדֵ֣י זְנוּנִ֔ים כִּֽי־ זָנֹ֤ה תִזְנֶה֙ הָאָ֔רֶץ מֵֽאַחֲרֵ֖י יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984When the LORD began to speak through Hosea, the LORD said to him, "Go, take to yourself an adulterous wife and children of unfaithfulness, because the land is guilty of the vilest adultery in departing from the LORD."
TNIVWhen the LORD began to speak through Hosea, the LORD said to him, "Go, marry a promiscuous woman and have children with her, for like an adulterous wife this land is guilty of unfaithfulness to the LORD."
NIV2011When the LORD began to speak through Hosea, the LORD said to him, "Go, marry a promiscuous woman and have children with her, for like an adulterous wife this land is guilty of unfaithfulness to the LORD."
Compared to NIV1984When the LORD began to speak through Hosea, the LORD said to him, "Go, takemarry toa yourselfpromiscuous anwoman adulterous wife and have children ofwith unfaithfulnessher, becausefor thelike an adulterous wife this land is guilty of theunfaithfulness vilest adultery in departing fromto the LORD."
Compared to TNIVWhen the LORD began to speak through Hosea, the LORD said to him, "Go, marry a promiscuous woman and have children with her, for like an adulterous wife this land is guilty of unfaithfulness to the LORD."

Malachi 2:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְלֹא־ אֶחָ֣ד עָשָׂ֗ה וּשְׁאָ֥ר ר֙וּחַ֙ ל֔וֹ וּמָה֙ הָֽאֶחָ֔ד מְבַקֵּ֖שׁ זֶ֣רַע אֱלֹהִ֑ים וְנִשְׁמַרְתֶּם֙ בְּר֣וּחֲכֶ֔ם וּבְאֵ֥שֶׁת נְעוּרֶ֖יךָ אַל־ יִבְגֹּֽד׃
NIV1984Has not the LORD made them one? In flesh and spirit they are his. And why one? Because he was seeking godly offspring. So guard yourself in your spirit, and do not break faith with the wife of your youth.
TNIVHas not the LORD made the two of you one? You belong to him in body and spirit. And why has he made you one? Because he was seeking godly offspring. So be on your guard, and do not be unfaithful to the wife of your youth.
NIV2011Has not the one God made you? You belong to him in body and spirit. And what does the one God seek? Godly offspring. So be on your guard, and do not be unfaithful to the wife of your youth.
Compared to NIV1984Has not the LORDone God made them oneyou? InYou fleshbelong andto spirithim theyin arebody hisand spirit. And whywhat one? Becausedoes hethe wasone seekingGod godlyseek? Godly offspring. So guardbe yourselfon in your spiritguard, and do not breakbe faithunfaithful withto the wife of your youth.
Compared to TNIVHas not the LORDone God made the two of you one? You belong to him in body and spirit. And whywhat hasdoes hethe made you one? Because heGod was seeking godlyseek? Godly offspring. So be on your guard, and do not be unfaithful to the wife of your youth.

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.

Galatians 6:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἈδελφοί, ἐὰν καὶ προλημφθῇ ἄνθρωπος ἔν τινι παραπτώματι, ὑμεῖς οἱ πνευματικοὶ καταρτίζετε τὸν τοιοῦτον ἐν πνεύματι πραΰτητος, σκοπῶν σεαυτόν, μὴ καὶ σὺ πειρασθῇς.
NIV1984Brothers, if someone is caught in a sin, you who are spiritual should restore him gently. But watch yourself, or you also may be tempted.
TNIVBrothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit should restore that person gently. But watch yourselves, or you also may be tempted.
NIV2011Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit should restore that person gently. But watch yourselves, or you also may be tempted.
Compared to NIV1984Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who arelive spiritualby the Spirit should restore himthat person gently. But watch yourselfyourselves, or you also may be tempted.
Compared to TNIVBrothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit should restore that person gently. But watch yourselves, or you also may be tempted.

Verses where Yourself was added

Esther 5:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַתֹּ֣אמֶר לוֹ֩ זֶ֨רֶשׁ אִשְׁתּ֜וֹ וְכָל־ אֹֽהֲבָ֗יו יַֽעֲשׂוּ־ עֵץ֮ גָּבֹ֣הַּ חֲמִשִּׁ֣ים אַמָּה֒ וּבַבֹּ֣קֶר ׀ אֱמֹ֣ר לַמֶּ֗לֶךְ וְיִתְל֤וּ אֶֽת־ מָרְדֳּכַי֙ עָלָ֔יו וּבֹֽא־ עִם־ הַמֶּ֥לֶךְ אֶלQp הַמִּשְׁתֶּ֖ה שָׂמֵ֑חַ וַיִּיטַ֧ב הַדָּבָ֛ר לִפְנֵ֥י הָמָ֖ן וַיַּ֥עַשׂ הָעֵֽץ׃
NIV1984His wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a gallows built, seventy-five feet high, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai hanged on it. Then go with the king to the dinner and be happy." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the gallows built.
TNIVHis wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a pole set up, reaching to a height of fifty cubits, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai impaled on it. Then go with the king to the banquet and enjoy yourself." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the pole set up.
NIV2011His wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a pole set up, reaching to a height of fifty cubits, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai impaled on it. Then go with the king to the banquet and enjoy yourself." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the pole set up.
Compared to NIV1984His wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a gallowspole builtset up, seventy-fivereaching feetto higha height of fifty cubits, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai hangedimpaled on it. Then go with the king to the dinnerbanquet and beenjoy happyyourself." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the gallowspole builtset up.
Compared to TNIVHis wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a pole set up, reaching to a height of fifty cubits, and ask the king in the morning to have Mordecai impaled on it. Then go with the king to the banquet and enjoy yourself." This suggestion delighted Haman, and he had the pole set up.

Isaiah 57:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבְּרֹ֤ב דַּרְכֵּךְ֙ יָגַ֔עַתְּ לֹ֥א אָמַ֖רְתְּ נוֹאָ֑שׁ חַיַּ֤ת יָדֵךְ֙ מָצָ֔את עַל־ כֵּ֖ן לֹ֥א חָלִֽית׃
NIV1984You were wearied by all your ways, but you would not say, 'It is hopeless.' You found renewal of your strength, and so you did not faint.
TNIVYou wearied yourself by such going about, but you would not say, 'It is hopeless.' You found renewal of your strength, and so you did not faint.
NIV2011You wearied yourself by such going about, but you would not say, 'It is hopeless.' You found renewal of your strength, and so you did not faint.
Compared to NIV1984You were wearied yourself by allsuch yourgoing waysabout, but you would not say, 'It is hopeless.' You found renewal of your strength, and so you did not faint.
Compared to TNIVYou wearied yourself by such going about, but you would not say, 'It is hopeless.' You found renewal of your strength, and so you did not faint.

Micah 1:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס קָרְחִ֣י וָגֹ֔זִּי עַל־ בְּנֵ֖י תַּעֲנוּגָ֑יִךְ הַרְחִ֤בִי קָרְחָתֵךְ֙ כַּנֶּ֔שֶׁר כִּ֥י גָל֖וּ מִמֵּֽךְ׃
NIV1984Shave your heads in mourning for the children in whom you delight; make yourselves as bald as the vulture, for they will go from you into exile.
TNIVShave your head in mourning for the children in whom you delight; make yourself as bald as the vulture, for they will go from you into exile.
NIV2011Shave your head in mourning for the children in whom you delight; make yourself as bald as the vulture, for they will go from you into exile.
Compared to NIV1984Shave your headshead in mourning for the children in whom you delight; make yourselvesyourself as bald as the vulture, for they will go from you into exile.
Compared to TNIVShave your head in mourning for the children in whom you delight; make yourself as bald as the vulture, for they will go from you into exile.

Romans 6:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTμηδὲ παριστάνετε τὰ μέλη ὑμῶν ὅπλα ἀδικίας τῇ ἁμαρτίᾳ, ἀλλὰ παραστήσατε ἑαυτοὺς τῷ θεῷ ⸀ὡσεὶ ἐκ νεκρῶν ζῶντας καὶ τὰ μέλη ὑμῶν ὅπλα δικαιοσύνης τῷ θεῷ.
SBLGNT apparatusὡσεὶ WH Treg NIV ] ὡς RP
NIV1984Do not offer the parts of your body to sin, as instruments of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God, as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer the parts of your body to him as instruments of righteousness.
TNIVDo not offer any part of yourself to sin as an instrument of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer every part of yourself to him as an instrument of righteousness.
NIV2011Do not offer any part of yourself to sin as an instrument of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer every part of yourself to him as an instrument of righteousness.
Compared to NIV1984Do not offer theany partspart of youryourself body to sin, as instrumentsan instrument of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God, as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer theevery partspart of youryourself body to him as instrumentsan instrument of righteousness.
Compared to TNIVDo not offer any part of yourself to sin as an instrument of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer every part of yourself to him as an instrument of righteousness.

Romans 11:18

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTμὴ κατακαυχῶ τῶν κλάδων· εἰ δὲ κατακαυχᾶσαι, οὐ σὺ τὴν ῥίζαν βαστάζεις ἀλλὰ ἡ ῥίζα σέ.
NIV1984do not boast over those branches. If you do, consider this: You do not support the root, but the root supports you.
TNIVdo not consider yourself to be superior to those other branches. If you do, consider this: You do not support the root, but the root supports you.
NIV2011do not consider yourself to be superior to those other branches. If you do, consider this: You do not support the root, but the root supports you.
Compared to NIV1984do not boastconsider overyourself to be superior to those other branches. If you do, consider this: You do not support the root, but the root supports you.
Compared to TNIVdo not consider yourself to be superior to those other branches. If you do, consider this: You do not support the root, but the root supports you.


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