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

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The word 'Fathers' occurs the same number of times in the NIV2011 as in the TNIV (49 times). The word 'Fathers' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Fathers' 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 text125.0%
New text in NIV2011375.0%

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

Verses where Fathers was removed

Zechariah 13:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְהָיָ֗ה כִּֽי־ יִנָּבֵ֣א אִישׁ֮ עוֹד֒ וְאָמְר֣וּ אֵ֠לָיו אָבִ֨יו וְאִמּ֤וֹ יֹֽלְדָיו֙ לֹ֣א תִֽחְיֶ֔ה כִּ֛י שֶׁ֥קֶר דִּבַּ֖רְתָּ בְּשֵׁ֣ם יְהוָ֑ה וּדְקָרֻ֜הוּ אָבִ֧יהוּ וְאִמּ֛וֹ יֹלְדָ֖יו בְּהִנָּבְאֽוֹ׃
NIV1984And if anyone still prophesies, his father and mother, to whom he was born, will say to him, 'You must die, because you have told lies in the LORD's name.' When he prophesies, his own parents will stab him.
TNIVAnd if some still prophesy, their fathers and mothers, to whom they were born, will say to them, 'You must die, because you have told lies in the LORD's name.' When they prophesy, their own parents will stab them.
NIV2011And if anyone still prophesies, their father and mother, to whom they were born, will say to them, 'You must die, because you have told lies in the LORD's name.' Then their own parents will stab the one who prophesies.
Compared to NIV1984And if anyone still prophesies, histheir father and mother, to whom hethey waswere born, will say to himthem, 'You must die, because you have told lies in the LORD's name.' WhenThen hetheir prophesies, his own parents will stab himthe one who prophesies.
Compared to TNIVAnd if someanyone still prophesyprophesies, their fathersfather and mothersmother, to whom they were born, will say to them, 'You must die, because you have told lies in the LORD's name.' WhenThen they prophesy, their own parents will stab themthe one who prophesies.

Galatians 4:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἀλλὰ ὑπὸ ἐπιτρόπους ἐστὶ καὶ οἰκονόμους ἄχρι τῆς προθεσμίας τοῦ πατρός.
NIV1984He is subject to guardians and trustees until the time set by his father.
TNIVThey are subject to guardians and trustees until the time set by their fathers.
NIV2011The heir is subject to guardians and trustees until the time set by his father.
Compared to NIV1984HeThe heir is subject to guardians and trustees until the time set by his father.
Compared to TNIVTheyThe areheir is subject to guardians and trustees until the time set by theirhis fathersfather.

Verses where Fathers was added

2 Chronicles 29:9

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
BHSוְהִנֵּ֛ה נָפְל֥וּ אֲבוֹתֵ֖ינוּ בֶּחָ֑רֶב וּבָנֵ֨ינוּ וּבְנוֹתֵ֧ינוּ וְנָשֵׁ֛ינוּ בַּשְּׁבִ֖י עַל־ זֹֽאת׃
NIV1984This is why our fathers have fallen by the sword and why our sons and daughters and our wives are in captivity.
TNIVThis is why our ancestors have fallen by the sword and why our sons and daughters and our wives are in captivity.
NIV2011This is why our fathers have fallen by the sword and why our sons and daughters and our wives are in captivity.
Compared to NIV1984This is why our fathers have fallen by the sword and why our sons and daughters and our wives are in captivity.
Compared to TNIVThis is why our ancestorsfathers have fallen by the sword and why our sons and daughters and our wives are in captivity.

Hebrews 12:9

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTεἶτα τοὺς μὲν τῆς σαρκὸς ἡμῶν πατέρας εἴχομεν παιδευτὰς καὶ ἐνετρεπόμεθα· οὐ ⸀πολὺ μᾶλλον ὑποταγησόμεθα τῷ πατρὶ τῶν πνευμάτων καὶ ζήσομεν;
SBLGNT apparatusπολὺ WH Treg] πολὺ δὲ NIV; πολλῷ RP
NIV1984Moreover, we have all had human fathers who disciplined us and we respected them for it. How much more should we submit to the Father of our spirits and live!
TNIVMoreover, we have all had parents who disciplined us and we respected them for it. How much more should we submit to the Father of spirits and live!
NIV2011Moreover, we have all had human fathers who disciplined us and we respected them for it. How much more should we submit to the Father of spirits and live!
Compared to NIV1984Moreover, we have all had human fathers who disciplined us and we respected them for it. How much more should we submit to the Father of our spirits and live!
Compared to TNIVMoreover, we have all had parentshuman fathers who disciplined us and we respected them for it. How much more should we submit to the Father of spirits and live!


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