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

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The word 'Girl' occurs 6 times less often in the NIV2011 (24 times) than it does in the TNIV (30 times). The word 'Girl' was removed in 7 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Girl' 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 text112.5%
New text in NIV2011787.5%

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

Verses where Girl was removed

Genesis 24:14

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְהָיָ֣ה הַֽנַּעֲרָ֗ אֲשֶׁ֨ר אֹמַ֤ר אֵלֶ֙יהָ֙ הַטִּי־ נָ֤א כַדֵּךְ֙ וְאֶשְׁתֶּ֔ה וְאָמְרָ֣ה שְׁתֵ֔ה וְגַם־ גְּמַלֶּ֖יךָ אַשְׁקֶ֑ה אֹתָ֤הּ הֹכַ֙חְתָּ֙ לְעַבְדְּךָ֣ לְיִצְחָ֔ק וּבָ֣הּ אֵדַ֔ע כִּי־ עָשִׂ֥יתָ חֶ֖סֶד עִם־ אֲדֹנִֽי׃
NIV1984May it be that when I say to a girl, 'Please let down your jar that I may have a drink,' and she says, 'Drink, and I'll water your camels too'--let her be the one you have chosen for your servant Isaac. By this I will know that you have shown kindness to my master."
TNIVMay it be that when I say to a girl, 'Please let down your jar that I may have a drink,' and she says, 'Drink, and I'll water your camels too'--let her be the one you have chosen for your servant Isaac. By this I will know that you have shown kindness to my master."
NIV2011May it be that when I say to a young woman, 'Please let down your jar that I may have a drink,' and she says, 'Drink, and I'll water your camels too'--let her be the one you have chosen for your servant Isaac. By this I will know that you have shown kindness to my master."
Compared to NIV1984May it be that when I say to a girlyoung woman, 'Please let down your jar that I may have a drink,' and she says, 'Drink, and I'll water your camels too'--let her be the one you have chosen for your servant Isaac. By this I will know that you have shown kindness to my master."
Compared to TNIVMay it be that when I say to a girlyoung woman, 'Please let down your jar that I may have a drink,' and she says, 'Drink, and I'll water your camels too'--let her be the one you have chosen for your servant Isaac. By this I will know that you have shown kindness to my master."

Genesis 24:16

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְהַֽנַּעֲרָ֗ טֹבַ֤ת מַרְאֶה֙ מְאֹ֔ד בְּתוּלָ֕ה וְאִ֖ישׁ לֹ֣א יְדָעָ֑הּ וַתֵּ֣רֶד הָעַ֔יְנָה וַתְּמַלֵּ֥א כַדָּ֖הּ וַתָּֽעַל׃
NIV1984The girl was very beautiful, a virgin; no man had ever lain with her. She went down to the spring, filled her jar and came up again.
TNIVThe girl was very beautiful, a virgin; no man had ever slept with her. She went down to the spring, filled her jar and came up again.
NIV2011The woman was very beautiful, a virgin; no man had ever slept with her. She went down to the spring, filled her jar and came up again.
Compared to NIV1984The girlwoman was very beautiful, a virgin; no man had ever lainslept with her. She went down to the spring, filled her jar and came up again.
Compared to TNIVThe girlwoman was very beautiful, a virgin; no man had ever slept with her. She went down to the spring, filled her jar and came up again.

Genesis 24:28

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַתָּ֙רָץ֙ הַֽנַּעֲרָ֔ וַתַּגֵּ֖ד לְבֵ֣ית אִמָּ֑הּ כַּדְּבָרִ֖ים הָאֵֽלֶּה׃
NIV1984The girl ran and told her mother's household about these things.
TNIVThe girl ran and told her mother's household about these things.
NIV2011The young woman ran and told her mother's household about these things.
Compared to NIV1984The girlyoung woman ran and told her mother's household about these things.
Compared to TNIVThe girlyoung woman ran and told her mother's household about these things.

Genesis 24:55

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיֹּ֤אמֶר אָחִ֙יהָ֙ וְאִמָּ֔הּ תֵּשֵׁ֨ב הַנַּעֲרָ֥ אִתָּ֛נוּ יָמִ֖ים א֣וֹ עָשׂ֑וֹר אַחַ֖ר תֵּלֵֽךְ׃
NIV1984But her brother and her mother replied, "Let the girl remain with us ten days or so; then you may go."
TNIVBut her brother and her mother replied, "Let the girl remain with us ten days or so; then you may go."
NIV2011But her brother and her mother replied, "Let the young woman remain with us ten days or so; then you may go."
Compared to NIV1984But her brother and her mother replied, "Let the girlyoung woman remain with us ten days or so; then you may go."
Compared to TNIVBut her brother and her mother replied, "Let the girlyoung woman remain with us ten days or so; then you may go."

Genesis 24:57

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיֹּאמְר֖וּ נִקְרָ֣א לַֽנַּעֲרָ֑ וְנִשְׁאֲלָ֖ה אֶת־ פִּֽיהָ׃
NIV1984Then they said, "Let's call the girl and ask her about it."
TNIVThen they said, "Let's call the girl and ask her about it."
NIV2011Then they said, "Let's call the young woman and ask her about it."
Compared to NIV1984Then they said, "Let's call the girlyoung woman and ask her about it."
Compared to TNIVThen they said, "Let's call the girlyoung woman and ask her about it."

1 Kings 1:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיְבַקְשׁוּ֙ נַעֲרָ֣ה יָפָ֔ה בְּכֹ֖ל גְּב֣וּל יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל וַֽיִּמְצְא֗וּ אֶת־ אֲבִישַׁג֙ הַשּׁ֣וּנַמִּ֔ית וַיָּבִ֥אוּ אֹתָ֖הּ לַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃
NIV1984Then they searched throughout Israel for a beautiful girl and found Abishag, a Shunammite, and brought her to the king.
TNIVThen they searched throughout Israel for a beautiful girl and found Abishag, a Shunammite, and brought her to the king.
NIV2011Then they searched throughout Israel for a beautiful young woman and found Abishag, a Shunammite, and brought her to the king.
Compared to NIV1984Then they searched throughout Israel for a beautiful girlyoung woman and found Abishag, a Shunammite, and brought her to the king.
Compared to TNIVThen they searched throughout Israel for a beautiful girlyoung woman and found Abishag, a Shunammite, and brought her to the king.

1 Kings 1:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְהַֽנַּעֲרָ֖ה יָפָ֣ה עַד־ מְאֹ֑ד וַתְּהִ֨י לַמֶּ֤לֶךְ סֹכֶ֙נֶת֙ וַתְּשָׁ֣רְתֵ֔הוּ וְהַמֶּ֖לֶךְ לֹ֥א יְדָעָֽהּ׃
NIV1984The girl was very beautiful; she took care of the king and waited on him, but the king had no intimate relations with her.
TNIVThe girl was very beautiful; she took care of the king and waited on him, but the king had no sexual relations with her.
NIV2011The woman was very beautiful; she took care of the king and waited on him, but the king had no sexual relations with her.
Compared to NIV1984The girlwoman was very beautiful; she took care of the king and waited on him, but the king had no intimatesexual relations with her.
Compared to TNIVThe girlwoman was very beautiful; she took care of the king and waited on him, but the king had no sexual relations with her.

Verses where Girl was added

Genesis 34:4

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
BHSוַיֹּ֣אמֶר שְׁכֶ֔ם אֶל־ חֲמ֥וֹר אָבִ֖יו לֵאמֹ֑ר קַֽח־ לִ֛י אֶת־ הַיַּלְדָּ֥ה הַזֹּ֖את לְאִשָּֽׁה׃
NIV1984And Shechem said to his father Hamor, "Get me this girl as my wife."
TNIVAnd Shechem said to his father Hamor, "Get me this young woman as my wife."
NIV2011And Shechem said to his father Hamor, "Get me this girl as my wife."
Compared to NIV1984And Shechem said to his father Hamor, "Get me this girl as my wife."
Compared to TNIVAnd Shechem said to his father Hamor, "Get me this young womangirl as my wife."


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