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

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The word 'Bowstrings' occurs 3 times more often in the NIV2011 (3 times) than it does in the TNIV (0 times). The word 'Bowstrings' was removed in 0 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Bowstrings' 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 NIV20113100.0%

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

Verses where Bowstrings was added

Judges 16:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיֹּ֤אמֶר אֵלֶ֙יהָ֙ שִׁמְשׁ֔וֹן אִם־ יַאַסְרֻ֗נִי בְּשִׁבְעָ֛ה יְתָרִ֥ים לַחִ֖ים אֲשֶׁ֣ר לֹא־ חֹרָ֑בוּc וְחָלִ֥יתִי וְהָיִ֖יתִי כְּאַחַ֥ד הָאָדָֽם׃
NIV1984Samson answered her, "If anyone ties me with seven fresh thongs that have not been dried, I'll become as weak as any other man."
TNIVSamson answered her, "If anyone ties me with seven fresh thongs that have not been dried, I'll become as weak as any other man."
NIV2011Samson answered her, "If anyone ties me with seven fresh bowstrings that have not been dried, I'll become as weak as any other man."
Compared to NIV1984Samson answered her, "If anyone ties me with seven fresh thongsbowstrings that have not been dried, I'll become as weak as any other man."
Compared to TNIVSamson answered her, "If anyone ties me with seven fresh thongsbowstrings that have not been dried, I'll become as weak as any other man."

Judges 16:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיַּעֲלוּ־ לָ֞הּ סַרְנֵ֣י פְלִשְׁתִּ֗ים שִׁבְעָ֛ה יְתָרִ֥ים לַחִ֖ים אֲשֶׁ֣ר לֹא־ חֹרָ֑בוּ וַתַּאַסְרֵ֖הוּ בָּהֶֽם׃
NIV1984Then the rulers of the Philistines brought her seven fresh thongs that had not been dried, and she tied him with them.
TNIVThen the rulers of the Philistines brought her seven fresh thongs that had not been dried, and she tied him with them.
NIV2011Then the rulers of the Philistines brought her seven fresh bowstrings that had not been dried, and she tied him with them.
Compared to NIV1984Then the rulers of the Philistines brought her seven fresh thongsbowstrings that had not been dried, and she tied him with them.
Compared to TNIVThen the rulers of the Philistines brought her seven fresh thongsbowstrings that had not been dried, and she tied him with them.

Judges 16:9

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְהָאֹרֵ֗ב יֹשֵׁ֥ב לָהּ֙ בַּחֶ֔דֶר וַתֹּ֣אמֶר אֵלָ֔יו פְּלִשְׁתִּ֥ים עָלֶ֖יךָ שִׁמְשׁ֑וֹן וַיְנַתֵּק֙ אֶת־ הַיְתָרִ֔ים כַּאֲשֶׁ֨ר יִנָּתֵ֤ק פְּתִֽיל־ הַנְּעֹ֙רֶת֙ בַּהֲרִיח֣וֹ אֵ֔שׁ וְלֹ֥א נוֹדַ֖ע כֹּחֽוֹ׃
NIV1984With men hidden in the room, she called to him, "Samson, the Philistines are upon you!" But he snapped the thongs as easily as a piece of string snaps when it comes close to a flame. So the secret of his strength was not discovered.
TNIVWith men hidden in the room, she called to him, "Samson, the Philistines are upon you!" But he snapped the thongs as easily as a piece of string snaps when it comes close to a flame. So the secret of his strength was not discovered.
NIV2011With men hidden in the room, she called to him, "Samson, the Philistines are upon you!" But he snapped the bowstrings as easily as a piece of string snaps when it comes close to a flame. So the secret of his strength was not discovered.
Compared to NIV1984With men hidden in the room, she called to him, "Samson, the Philistines are upon you!" But he snapped the thongsbowstrings as easily as a piece of string snaps when it comes close to a flame. So the secret of his strength was not discovered.
Compared to TNIVWith men hidden in the room, she called to him, "Samson, the Philistines are upon you!" But he snapped the thongsbowstrings as easily as a piece of string snaps when it comes close to a flame. So the secret of his strength was not discovered.


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