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

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The word 'Enemy' occurs 4 times more often in the NIV2011 (113 times) than it does in the TNIV (109 times). The word 'Enemy' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 5 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Enemy' 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
Uses NIV1984 text116.7%
New text in NIV2011583.3%

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

Verses where Enemy was removed

Exodus 23:5

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס כִּֽי־ תִרְאֶ֞ה חֲמ֣וֹר שֹׂנַאֲךָ֗ רֹבֵץ֙ תַּ֣חַת מַשָּׂא֔וֹ וְחָדַלְתָּ֖ מֵעֲזֹ֣ב ל֑וֹ עָזֹ֥ב תַּעֲזֹ֖ב עִמּֽוֹ׃
NIV1984If you see the donkey of someone who hates you fallen down under its load, do not leave it there; be sure you help him with it.
TNIVIf you see the donkey of someone who hates you fallen down under its load, do not leave it there; be sure you help your enemy with it.
NIV2011If you see the donkey of someone who hates you fallen down under its load, do not leave it there; be sure you help them with it.
Compared to NIV1984If you see the donkey of someone who hates you fallen down under its load, do not leave it there; be sure you help himthem with it.
Compared to TNIVIf you see the donkey of someone who hates you fallen down under its load, do not leave it there; be sure you help your enemythem with it.

Verses where Enemy was added

Job 27:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSיְהִ֣י כְ֭רָשָׁע אֹ֣יְבִ֑י וּמִתְקוֹמְמִ֥י כְעַוָּֽל׃
NIV1984"May my enemies be like the wicked, my adversaries like the unjust!
TNIV"May my enemies be like the wicked, my adversaries like the unjust!
NIV2011"May my enemy be like the wicked, my adversary like the unjust!
Compared to NIV1984"May my enemiesenemy be like the wicked, my adversariesadversary like the unjust!
Compared to TNIV"May my enemiesenemy be like the wicked, my adversariesadversary like the unjust!

Job 31:29

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
BHSאִם־ אֶ֭שְׂמַח בְּפִ֣יד מְשַׂנְאִ֑י וְ֝הִתְעֹרַ֗רְתִּי כִּֽי־ מְצָ֥אוֹ רָֽע׃
NIV1984"If I have rejoiced at my enemy's misfortune or gloated over the trouble that came to him--
TNIV"If I have rejoiced at my enemies' misfortune or gloated over the trouble that came to them--
NIV2011"If I have rejoiced at my enemy's misfortune or gloated over the trouble that came to him--
Compared to NIV1984"If I have rejoiced at my enemy's misfortune or gloated over the trouble that came to him--
Compared to TNIV"If I have rejoiced at my enemies' enemy's misfortune or gloated over the trouble that came to themhim--

Proverbs 24:17

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSבִּנְפֹ֣ל אַל־ תִּשְׂמָ֑ח וּ֝בִכָּשְׁל֗וֹ אַל־ יָגֵ֥ל לִבֶּֽךָ׃
NIV1984Do not gloat when your enemy falls; when he stumbles, do not let your heart rejoice,
TNIVDo not gloat when your enemies fall; when they stumble, do not let your heart rejoice,
NIV2011Do not gloat when your enemy falls; when they stumble, do not let your heart rejoice,
Compared to NIV1984Do not gloat when your enemy falls; when hethey stumblesstumble, do not let your heart rejoice,
Compared to TNIVDo not gloat when your enemiesenemy fallfalls; when they stumble, do not let your heart rejoice,

Habakkuk 2:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSהִנֵּ֣ה עֻפְּלָ֔ה לֹא־ יָשְׁרָ֥ה נַפְשׁ֖וֹ בּ֑וֹ וְצַדִּ֖יק בֶּאֱמוּנָת֥וֹ יִחְיֶֽה׃
NIV1984"See, he is puffed up; his desires are not upright-- but the righteous will live by his faith--
TNIV"See, he is puffed up; his desires are not upright-- but the righteous will live by their faithfulness--
NIV2011"See, the enemy is puffed up; his desires are not upright-- but the righteous person will live by his faithfulness--
Compared to NIV1984"See, hethe enemy is puffed up; his desires are not upright-- but the righteous person will live by his faithfaithfulness--
Compared to TNIV"See, hethe enemy is puffed up; his desires are not upright-- but the righteous person will live by theirhis faithfulness--

2 Thessalonians 3:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ μὴ ὡς ἐχθρὸν ἡγεῖσθε, ἀλλὰ νουθετεῖτε ὡς ἀδελφόν.
NIV1984Yet do not regard him as an enemy, but warn him as a brother.
TNIVYet do not regard them as enemies, but warn them as fellow believers.
NIV2011Yet do not regard them as an enemy, but warn them as you would a fellow believer.
Compared to NIV1984Yet do not regard himthem as an enemy, but warn himthem as you would a brotherfellow believer.
Compared to TNIVYet do not regard them as enemiesan enemy, but warn them as you would a fellow believersbeliever.


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