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

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The word 'Like' occurs 1 times less often in the NIV2011 (1532 times) than it does in the TNIV (1533 times). The word 'Like' was removed in 6 verses, and added in 5 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Like' 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 text218.2%
New text in NIV2011981.8%

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

Verses where Like was removed

Judges 7:5

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס וַיּ֥וֹרֶד אֶת־ הָעָ֖ם אֶל־ הַמָּ֑יִם וַיֹּ֨אמֶר יְהוָ֜ה אֶל־ גִּדְע֗וֹן כֹּ֣ל אֲשֶׁר־ יָלֹק֩ בִּלְשׁוֹנ֨וֹ מִן־ הַמַּ֜יִם כַּאֲשֶׁ֧ר יָלֹ֣ק הַכֶּ֗לֶב תַּצִּ֤יג אוֹתוֹ֙ לְבָ֔ד וְכֹ֛ל אֲשֶׁר־ יִכְרַ֥ע עַל־ בִּרְכָּ֖יו לִשְׁתּֽוֹת׃
NIV1984So Gideon took the men down to the water. There the LORD told him, "Separate those who lap the water with their tongues like a dog from those who kneel down to drink."
TNIVSo Gideon took the men down to the water. There the LORD told him, "Separate those who lap the water with their tongues like a dog from those who kneel down to drink."
NIV2011So Gideon took the men down to the water. There the LORD told him, "Separate those who lap the water with their tongues as a dog laps from those who kneel down to drink."
Compared to NIV1984So Gideon took the men down to the water. There the LORD told him, "Separate those who lap the water with their tongues likeas a dog laps from those who kneel down to drink."
Compared to TNIVSo Gideon took the men down to the water. There the LORD told him, "Separate those who lap the water with their tongues likeas a dog laps from those who kneel down to drink."

Psalms 71:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכְּ֭מוֹפֵת הָיִ֣יתִי לְרַבִּ֑ים וְ֝אַתָּ֗ה מַֽחֲסִי־ עֹֽז׃
NIV1984I have become like a portent to many, but you are my strong refuge.
TNIVI have become like a portent to many, but you are my strong refuge.
NIV2011I have become a sign to many; you are my strong refuge.
Compared to NIV1984I have become like a portentsign to many, but ; you are my strong refuge.
Compared to TNIVI have become like a portentsign to many, but ; you are my strong refuge.

Isaiah 44:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSהֵ֤ן כָּל־ חֲבֵרָיו֙ יֵבֹ֔שׁוּ וְחָרָשִׁ֥ים הֵ֖מָּה מֵֽאָדָ֑ם יִֽתְקַבְּצ֤וּ כֻלָּם֙ יַֽעֲמֹ֔דוּ יִפְחֲד֖וּ יֵבֹ֥שׁוּ יָֽחַד׃
NIV1984He and his kind will be put to shame; craftsmen are nothing but men. Let them all come together and take their stand; they will be brought down to terror and infamy.
TNIVPeople like that will be put to shame; skilled workers are only human beings. Let them all come together and take their stand; they will be brought down to terror and shame.
NIV2011People who do that will be put to shame; such craftsmen are only human beings. Let them all come together and take their stand; they will be brought down to terror and shame.
Compared to NIV1984HePeople andwho hisdo kindthat will be put to shame; such craftsmen are nothingonly buthuman menbeings. Let them all come together and take their stand; they will be brought down to terror and infamyshame.
Compared to TNIVPeople likewho do that will be put to shame; skilledsuch workerscraftsmen are only human beings. Let them all come together and take their stand; they will be brought down to terror and shame.

Zechariah 12:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSבַּיּ֣וֹם הַה֗וּא יִגְדַּ֤ל הַמִּסְפֵּד֙ בִּיר֣וּשָׁלִַ֔ם כְּמִסְפַּ֥ד הֲדַדְ־ רִמּ֖וֹן בְּבִקְעַ֥ת מְגִדּֽוֹן׃
NIV1984On that day the weeping in Jerusalem will be great, like the weeping of Hadad Rimmon in the plain of Megiddo.
TNIVOn that day the weeping in Jerusalem will be great, like the weeping of Hadad Rimmon in the plain of Megiddo.
NIV2011On that day the weeping in Jerusalem will be as great as the weeping of Hadad Rimmon in the plain of Megiddo.
Compared to NIV1984On that day the weeping in Jerusalem will be as great, like as the weeping of Hadad Rimmon in the plain of Megiddo.
Compared to TNIVOn that day the weeping in Jerusalem will be as great, like as the weeping of Hadad Rimmon in the plain of Megiddo.

Matthew 18:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὅστις οὖν ταπεινώσει ἑαυτὸν ὡς τὸ παιδίον τοῦτο, οὗτός ἐστιν ὁ μείζων ἐν τῇ βασιλείᾳ τῶν οὐρανῶν·
NIV1984Therefore, whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.
TNIVTherefore, whoever takes a humble place--becoming like this child--is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.
NIV2011Therefore, whoever takes the lowly position of this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.
Compared to NIV1984Therefore, whoever humblestakes himselfthe likelowly position of this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.
Compared to TNIVTherefore, whoever takes athe humblelowly place--becomingposition likeof this child-- is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

Jude 1:10

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTοὗτοι δὲ ὅσα μὲν οὐκ οἴδασιν βλασφημοῦσιν, ὅσα δὲ φυσικῶς ὡς τὰ ἄλογα ζῷα ἐπίστανται, ἐν τούτοις φθείρονται.
NIV1984Yet these men speak abusively against whatever they do not understand; and what things they do understand by instinct, like unreasoning animals--these are the very things that destroy them.
TNIVYet these people speak abusively against whatever they do not understand; and what things they do understand by instinct, like unreasoning animals--these are the very things that destroy them.
NIV2011Yet these people slander whatever they do not understand, and the very things they do understand by instinct--as irrational animals do--will destroy them.
Compared to NIV1984Yet these menpeople speakslander abusively against whatever they do not understand; , and whatthe very things they do understand by instinct, like--as unreasoningirrational animals--these are the very things thatdo--will destroy them.
Compared to TNIVYet these people speakslander abusively against whatever they do not understand; , and whatthe very things they do understand by instinct, like--as unreasoningirrational animals--these are the very things thatdo--will destroy them.

Verses where Like was added

Judges 7:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס וַיְהִ֗י מִסְפַּ֞ר הַֽמֲלַקְקִ֤ים בְּיָדָם֙ אֶל־ פִּיהֶ֔ם שְׁלֹ֥שׁ מֵא֖וֹת אִ֑ישׁ וְכֹל֙ יֶ֣תֶר הָעָ֔ם כָּרְע֥וּ עַל־ בִּרְכֵיהֶ֖ם לִשְׁתּ֥וֹת מָֽיִם׃
NIV1984Three hundred men lapped with their hands to their mouths. All the rest got down on their knees to drink.
TNIVThree hundred of them lapped with their hands to their mouths. All the rest got down on their knees to drink.
NIV2011Three hundred of them drank from cupped hands, lapping like dogs. All the rest got down on their knees to drink.
Compared to NIV1984Three hundred menof lappedthem withdrank theirfrom cupped hands, lapping tolike their mouthsdogs. All the rest got down on their knees to drink.
Compared to TNIVThree hundred of them lappeddrank withfrom theircupped hands, lapping tolike their mouthsdogs. All the rest got down on their knees to drink.

Job 38:3

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
BHSאֱזָר־ נָ֣א כְגֶ֣בֶר חֲלָצֶ֑יךָ וְ֝אֶשְׁאָלְךָ֗ וְהוֹדִיעֵֽנִי׃
NIV1984Brace yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me.
TNIVPrepare to defend yourself; I will question you, and you shall answer me.
NIV2011Brace yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me.
Compared to NIV1984Brace yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me.
Compared to TNIVPrepareBrace toyourself defendlike yourselfa man; I will question you, and you shall answer me.

Job 40:7

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
BHSאֱזָר־ נָ֣א כְגֶ֣בֶר חֲלָצֶ֑יךָ אֶ֝שְׁאָלְךָ֗ וְהוֹדִיעֵֽנִי׃
NIV1984"Brace yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me.
TNIV"Prepare to defend yourself; I will question you, and you shall answer me.
NIV2011"Brace yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me.
Compared to NIV1984"Brace yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me.
Compared to TNIV"PrepareBrace toyourself defendlike yourselfa man; I will question you, and you shall answer me.

Zechariah 4:1

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיָּ֕שָׁב הַמַּלְאָ֖ךְ הַדֹּבֵ֣ר בִּ֑י וַיְעִירֵ֕נִי כְּאִ֖ישׁ אֲשֶׁר־ יֵע֥וֹר מִשְּׁנָתֽוֹ׃
NIV1984Then the angel who talked with me returned and wakened me, as a man is wakened from his sleep.
TNIVThen the angel who talked with me returned and wakened me, as one is wakened from sleep.
NIV2011Then the angel who talked with me returned and woke me up, like someone awakened from sleep.
Compared to NIV1984Then the angel who talked with me returned and wakenedwoke me up, aslike asomeone manawakened is wakened from his sleep.
Compared to TNIVThen the angel who talked with me returned and wakenedwoke me up, aslike onesomeone is wakenedawakened from sleep.

Matthew 19:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTεἰσὶν γὰρ εὐνοῦχοι οἵτινες ἐκ κοιλίας μητρὸς ἐγεννήθησαν οὕτως, καὶ εἰσὶν εὐνοῦχοι οἵτινες εὐνουχίσθησαν ὑπὸ τῶν ἀνθρώπων, καὶ εἰσὶν εὐνοῦχοι οἵτινες εὐνούχισαν ἑαυτοὺς διὰ τὴν βασιλείαν τῶν οὐρανῶν. ὁ δυνάμενος χωρεῖν χωρείτω.
NIV1984For some are eunuchs because they were born that way; others were made that way by men; and others have renounced marriage because of the kingdom of heaven. The one who can accept this should accept it."
TNIVFor some are eunuchs because they were born that way; others have been made eunuchs; and others have renounced marriage because of the kingdom of heaven. The one who can accept this should accept it."
NIV2011For there are eunuchs who were born that way, and there are eunuchs who have been made eunuchs by others--and there are those who choose to live like eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. The one who can accept this should accept it."
Compared to NIV1984For somethere are eunuchs becausewho they were born that way; others, and werethere madeare thateunuchs waywho have been made eunuchs by men; others--and othersthere haveare renouncedthose marriagewho becausechoose to live like eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. The one who can accept this should accept it."
Compared to TNIVFor somethere are eunuchs becausewho they were born that way; others, and there are eunuchs who have been made eunuchs; and by others--and havethere renouncedare marriagethose becausewho choose to live like eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. The one who can accept this should accept it."


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