Verses where 'birth' has been added or removed from the TNIV

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The word 'Birth' occurs 2 times less often in the NIV2011 (136 times) than it does in the TNIV (138 times). The word 'Birth' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Birth' was added or removed from a verse in the TNIV 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
New text in NIV20114100.0%

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

Verses where Birth was removed

Isaiah 49:1

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSשִׁמְע֤וּ אִיִּים֙ אֵלַ֔י וְהַקְשִׁ֥יבוּ לְאֻמִּ֖ים מֵרָח֑וֹק יְהוָה֙ מִבֶּ֣טֶן קְרָאָ֔נִי מִמְּעֵ֥י אִמִּ֖י הִזְכִּ֥יר שְׁמִֽי׃
NIV1984Listen to me, you islands; hear this, you distant nations: Before I was born the LORD called me; from my birth he has made mention of my name.
TNIVListen to me, you islands; hear this, you distant nations: Before I was born the LORD called me; from my birth he has made mention of my name.
NIV2011Listen to me, you islands; hear this, you distant nations: Before I was born the LORD called me; from my mother's womb he has spoken my name.
Compared to NIV1984Listen to me, you islands; hear this, you distant nations: Before I was born the LORD called me; from my birthmother's womb he has made mention ofspoken my name.
Compared to TNIVListen to me, you islands; hear this, you distant nations: Before I was born the LORD called me; from my birthmother's womb he has made mention ofspoken my name.

Micah 5:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְעָמַ֗ד וְרָעָה֙ בְּעֹ֣ז יְהוָ֔ה בִּגְא֕וֹן שֵׁ֖ם יְהוָ֣ה אֱלֹהָ֑יו וְיָשָׁ֕בוּ כִּֽי־ עַתָּ֥ה יִגְדַּ֖ל עַד־ אַפְסֵי־ אָֽרֶץ׃
NIV1984Therefore Israel will be abandoned until the time when she who is in labor gives birth and the rest of his brothers return to join the Israelites.
TNIVTherefore Israel will be abandoned until the time when she who is in labor gives birth and the rest of his brothers return to join the Israelites.
NIV2011Therefore Israel will be abandoned until the time when she who is in labor bears a son, and the rest of his brothers return to join the Israelites.
Compared to NIV1984Therefore Israel will be abandoned until the time when she who is in labor givesbears birtha son, and the rest of his brothers return to join the Israelites.
Compared to TNIVTherefore Israel will be abandoned until the time when she who is in labor givesbears birtha son, and the rest of his brothers return to join the Israelites.

Galatians 1:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὅτε δὲ ⸀εὐδόκησεν ὁ ἀφορίσας με ἐκ κοιλίας μητρός μου καὶ καλέσας διὰ τῆς χάριτος αὐτοῦ
SBLGNT apparatusεὐδόκησεν Holmes WHmarg] + ὁ θεὸς WH Treg NIV RP
NIV1984But when God, who set me apart from birth and called me by his grace, was pleased
TNIVBut when God, who set me apart from birth and called me by his grace, was pleased
NIV2011But when God, who set me apart from my mother's womb and called me by his grace, was pleased
Compared to NIV1984But when God, who set me apart from birthmy mother's womb and called me by his grace, was pleased
Compared to TNIVBut when God, who set me apart from birthmy mother's womb and called me by his grace, was pleased

Verses where Birth was added

Isaiah 26:19

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס יִֽחְי֣וּ מֵתֶ֔יךָ נְבֵלָתִ֖י יְקוּמ֑וּן הָקִ֨יצוּ וְרַנְּנ֜וּ שֹׁכְנֵ֣י עָפָ֗ר כִּ֣י טַ֤ל אוֹרֹת֙ טַלֶּ֔ךָ וָאָ֖רֶץ רְפָאִ֥ים תַּפִּֽיל׃
NIV1984But your dead will live; their bodies will rise. You who dwell in the dust, wake up and shout for joy. Your dew is like the dew of the morning; the earth will give birth to her dead.
TNIVBut your dead will live, LORD; their bodies will rise-- let those who dwell in the dust wake up and shout for joy-- your dew is like the dew of the morning; you will make it fall on the spirits of the dead.
NIV2011But your dead will live, LORD; their bodies will rise-- let those who dwell in the dust wake up and shout for joy-- your dew is like the dew of the morning; the earth will give birth to her dead.
Compared to NIV1984But your dead will live, LORD; their bodies will rise. You-- let those who dwell in the dust, wake up and shout for joy. Your-- your dew is like the dew of the morning; the earth will give birth to her dead.
Compared to TNIVBut your dead will live, LORD; their bodies will rise-- let those who dwell in the dust wake up and shout for joy-- your dew is like the dew of the morning; youthe earth will makegive itbirth fallto on the spirits of theher dead.


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