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

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The word 'Old' occurs 1 times less often in the NIV2011 (338 times) than it does in the TNIV (339 times). The word 'Old' was removed in 4 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Old' 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 text228.6%
New text in NIV2011571.4%

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

Verses where Old was removed

1 Kings 20:32

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
BHSוַיַּחְגְּרוּ֩ שַׂקִּ֨ים בְּמָתְנֵיהֶ֜ם וַחֲבָלִ֣ים בְּרָאשֵׁיהֶ֗ם וַיָּבֹ֙אוּ֙ אֶל־ מֶ֣לֶךְ יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל וַיֹּ֣אמְר֔וּ עַבְדְּךָ֧ בֶן־ הֲדַ֛ד אָמַ֖ר תְּחִֽי־ נָ֣א נַפְשִׁ֑י וַיֹּ֛אמֶר הַעוֹדֶ֥נּוּ חַ֖י אָחִ֥י הֽוּא׃
NIV1984Wearing sackcloth around their waists and ropes around their heads, they went to the king of Israel and said, "Your servant Ben-Hadad says: 'Please let me live.'" The king answered, "Is he still alive? He is my brother."
TNIVWearing sackcloth around their waists and ropes around their heads, they went to the king of Israel and said, "Your servant Ben-Hadad says: 'Please let me live.'" The king answered, "Is he still alive? He is an old ally."
NIV2011Wearing sackcloth around their waists and ropes around their heads, they went to the king of Israel and said, "Your servant Ben-Hadad says: 'Please let me live.'" The king answered, "Is he still alive? He is my brother."
Compared to NIV1984Wearing sackcloth around their waists and ropes around their heads, they went to the king of Israel and said, "Your servant Ben-Hadad says: 'Please let me live.'" The king answered, "Is he still alive? He is my brother."
Compared to TNIVWearing sackcloth around their waists and ropes around their heads, they went to the king of Israel and said, "Your servant Ben-Hadad says: 'Please let me live.'" The king answered, "Is he still alive? He is anmy old allybrother."

1 Kings 20:33

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
BHSוְהָאֲנָשִׁים֩ יְנַחֲשׁ֨וּ וַֽיְמַהֲר֜וּ וַיַּחְלְט֣וּ הֲמִמֶּ֗נּוּ וַיֹּֽאמְרוּ֙ אָחִ֣יךָ בֶן־ הֲדַ֔ד וַיֹּ֖אמֶר בֹּ֣אוּ קָחֻ֑הוּ וַיֵּצֵ֤א אֵלָיו֙ בֶּן־ הֲדַ֔ד וַֽיַּעֲלֵ֖הוּ עַל־ הַמֶּרְכָּבָֽה׃
NIV1984The men took this as a good sign and were quick to pick up his word. "Yes, your brother Ben-Hadad!" they said. "Go and get him," the king said. When Ben-Hadad came out, Ahab had him come up into his chariot.
TNIVThe men took this as a good sign and were quick to pick up his word. "Yes, your old ally Ben-Hadad!" they said. "Go and get him," the king said. When Ben-Hadad came out, Ahab had him come up into his chariot.
NIV2011The men took this as a good sign and were quick to pick up his word. "Yes, your brother Ben-Hadad!" they said. "Go and get him," the king said. When Ben-Hadad came out, Ahab had him come up into his chariot.
Compared to NIV1984The men took this as a good sign and were quick to pick up his word. "Yes, your brother Ben-Hadad!" they said. "Go and get him," the king said. When Ben-Hadad came out, Ahab had him come up into his chariot.
Compared to TNIVThe men took this as a good sign and were quick to pick up his word. "Yes, your old allybrother Ben-Hadad!" they said. "Go and get him," the king said. When Ben-Hadad came out, Ahab had him come up into his chariot.

Ecclesiastes 1:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאֵ֥ין זִכְר֖וֹן לָרִאשֹׁנִ֑ים וְגַ֨ם לָאַחֲרֹנִ֜ים שֶׁיִּהְי֗וּ לֹֽא־ יִהְיֶ֤ה לָהֶם֙ זִכָּר֔וֹן עִ֥ם שֶׁיִּהְי֖וּ לָאַחֲרֹנָֽה׃
NIV1984There is no remembrance of men of old, and even those who are yet to come will not be remembered by those who follow.
TNIVThere is no remembrance of people of old, and even those who are yet to come will not be remembered by those who follow them.
NIV2011No one remembers the former generations, and even those yet to come will not be remembered by those who follow them.
Compared to NIV1984ThereNo isone noremembers remembrancethe offormer men of oldgenerations, and even those who are yet to come will not be remembered by those who follow them.
Compared to TNIVThereNo isone noremembers remembrancethe offormer people of oldgenerations, and even those who are yet to come will not be remembered by those who follow them.

Joel 2:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSי֧וֹם חֹ֣שֶׁךְ וַאֲפֵלָ֗ה י֤וֹם עָנָן֙ וַעֲרָפֶ֔ל כְּשַׁ֖חַר פָּרֻ֣שׂ עַל־ הֶֽהָרִ֑ים עַ֚ם רַ֣ב וְעָצ֔וּם כָּמֹ֗הוּ לֹ֤א נִֽהְיָה֙ מִן־ הָ֣עוֹלָ֔ם וְאַֽחֲרָיו֙ לֹ֣א יוֹסֵ֔ף עַד־ שְׁנֵ֖י דּ֥וֹר וָדֽוֹר׃
NIV1984a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and blackness. Like dawn spreading across the mountains a large and mighty army comes, such as never was of old nor ever will be in ages to come.
TNIVa day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and blackness. Like dawn spreading across the mountains a large and mighty army comes, such as never was of old nor ever will be in ages to come.
NIV2011a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and blackness. Like dawn spreading across the mountains a large and mighty army comes, such as never was in ancient times nor ever will be in ages to come.
Compared to NIV1984a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and blackness. Like dawn spreading across the mountains a large and mighty army comes, such as never was ofin oldancient times nor ever will be in ages to come.
Compared to TNIVa day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and blackness. Like dawn spreading across the mountains a large and mighty army comes, such as never was ofin oldancient times nor ever will be in ages to come.

Verses where Old was added

Psalms 78:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאֶפְתְּחָ֣ה בְמָשָׁ֣ל פִּ֑י אַבִּ֥יעָה חִ֝יד֗וֹת מִנִּי־ קֶֽדֶם׃
NIV1984I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter hidden things, things from of old--
TNIVI will open my mouth with a parable; I will teach you lessons from the past--
NIV2011I will open my mouth with a parable; I will utter hidden things, things from of old--
Compared to NIV1984I will open my mouth inwith parables, a parable; I will utter hidden things, things from of old--
Compared to TNIVI will open my mouth with a parable; I will teachutter youhidden lessonsthings, things from theof pastold--

Isaiah 65:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלֹא־ יִֽהְיֶ֨ה מִשָּׁ֜ם ע֗וֹד ע֤וּל יָמִים֙ וְזָקֵ֔ן אֲשֶׁ֥ר לֹֽא־ יְמַלֵּ֖א אֶת־ יָמָ֑יו כִּ֣י הַנַּ֗עַר בֶּן־ מֵאָ֤ה שָׁנָה֙ יָמ֔וּת וְהַ֣חוֹטֶ֔א בֶּן־ מֵאָ֥ה שָׁנָ֖ה יְקֻלָּֽל׃
NIV1984"Never again will there be in it an infant who lives but a few days, or an old man who does not live out his years; he who dies at a hundred will be thought a mere youth; he who fails to reach a hundred will be considered accursed.
TNIV"Never again will there be in it infants who live but a few days, or older people who do not live out their years; those who die at a hundred will be thought mere youths; those who fail to reach a hundred will be considered accursed.
NIV2011"Never again will there be in it an infant who lives but a few days, or an old man who does not live out his years; the one who dies at a hundred will be thought a mere child; the one who fails to reach a hundred will be considered accursed.
Compared to NIV1984"Never again will there be in it an infant who lives but a few days, or an old man who does not live out his years; hethe one who dies at a hundred will be thought a mere youthchild; hethe one who fails to reach a hundred will be considered accursed.
Compared to TNIV"Never again will there be in it infantsan infant who livelives but a few days, or olderan peopleold man who dodoes not live out theirhis years; thosethe one who diedies at a hundred will be thought a mere youthschild; thosethe one who failfails to reach a hundred will be considered accursed.

Luke 1:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ οὐκ ἦν αὐτοῖς τέκνον, καθότι ⸂ἦν ἡ Ἐλισάβετ⸃ στεῖρα, καὶ ἀμφότεροι προβεβηκότες ἐν ταῖς ἡμέραις αὐτῶν ἦσαν.
SBLGNT apparatusἦν ἡ Ἐλισάβετ WH Treg NIV ] ἡ Ἐλισάβετ ἦν RP
NIV1984But they had no children, because Elizabeth was barren; and they were both well along in years.
TNIVBut they were childless because Elizabeth was not able to conceive, and they were both well advanced in years.
NIV2011But they were childless because Elizabeth was not able to conceive, and they were both very old.
Compared to NIV1984But they hadwere nochildless children, because Elizabeth was barren; not able to conceive, and they were both wellvery along in yearsold.
Compared to TNIVBut they were childless because Elizabeth was not able to conceive, and they were both wellvery advanced in yearsold.


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