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

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The word 'Only' occurs 1 times more often in the NIV2011 (500 times) than it does in the TNIV (499 times). The word 'Only' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 4 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Only' 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
New text in NIV20117100.0%

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

Verses where Only was removed

Matthew 13:57

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ ἐσκανδαλίζοντο ἐν αὐτῷ. ὁ δὲ Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν αὐτοῖς· Οὐκ ἔστιν προφήτης ἄτιμος εἰ μὴ ἐν τῇ ⸀πατρίδι καὶ ἐν τῇ οἰκίᾳ αὐτοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusπατρίδι WH Treg NIV ] + αὐτοῦ RP
NIV1984And they took offense at him. But Jesus said to them, "Only in his hometown and in his own house is a prophet without honor."
TNIVAnd they took offense at him. But Jesus said to them, "Only in their own towns and in their own homes are prophets without honor."
NIV2011And they took offense at him. But Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his own town and in his own home."
Compared to NIV1984And they took offense at him. But Jesus said to them, "OnlyA inprophet hisis hometownnot andwithout honor except in his own housetown isand ain prophethis withoutown honorhome."
Compared to TNIVAnd they took offense at him. But Jesus said to them, "OnlyA inprophet theiris ownnot townswithout andhonor except in theirhis own homestown areand prophetsin withouthis honorown home."

Matthew 23:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὑμεῖς δὲ μὴ κληθῆτε· Ῥαββί, εἷς γάρ ἐστιν ὑμῶν ὁ ⸀διδάσκαλος, πάντες δὲ ὑμεῖς ἀδελφοί ἐστε·
SBLGNT apparatusδιδάσκαλος WH Treg NIV ] καθηγητής ὁ χριστός RP
NIV1984"But you are not to be called 'Rabbi,' for you have only one Master and you are all brothers.
TNIV"But you are not to be called 'Rabbi,' for you have only one Master and you are all brothers.
NIV2011"But you are not to be called 'Rabbi,' for you have one Teacher, and you are all brothers.
Compared to NIV1984"But you are not to be called 'Rabbi,' for you have only one Master Teacher, and you are all brothers.
Compared to TNIV"But you are not to be called 'Rabbi,' for you have only one Master Teacher, and you are all brothers.

Mark 6:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNT⸂καὶ ἔλεγεν⸃ αὐτοῖς ὁ Ἰησοῦς ὅτι Οὐκ ἔστιν προφήτης ἄτιμος εἰ μὴ ἐν τῇ πατρίδι αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐν τοῖς ⸂συγγενεῦσιν αὐτοῦ⸃ καὶ ἐν τῇ οἰκίᾳ αὐτοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusκαὶ ἔλεγεν WH Treg NIV ] Ἔλεγεν δὲ RP • συγγενεῦσιν αὐτοῦ WH Treg NIV ] συγγενέσιν RP
NIV1984Jesus said to them, "Only in his hometown, among his relatives and in his own house is a prophet without honor."
TNIVJesus said to them, "Only in their own towns, among their relatives and in their own homes are prophets without honor."
NIV2011Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his own town, among his relatives and in his own home."
Compared to NIV1984Jesus said to them, "OnlyA prophet is not without honor except in his hometownown town, among his relatives and in his own house is a prophet without honorhome."
Compared to TNIVJesus said to them, "OnlyA prophet is not without honor except in theirhis own townstown, among theirhis relatives and in theirhis own homes are prophets without honorhome."

Verses where Only was added

1 Samuel 17:33

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס וַיֹּ֨אמֶר שָׁא֜וּל אֶל־ דָּוִ֗ד לֹ֤א תוּכַל֙ לָלֶ֙כֶת֙ אֶל־ הַפְּלִשְׁתִּ֣י הַזֶּ֔ה לְהִלָּחֵ֖ם עִמּ֑וֹ כִּֽי־ נַ֣עַר אַ֔תָּה וְה֛וּא אִ֥ישׁ מִלְחָמָ֖ה מִנְּעֻרָֽיו׃
NIV1984Saul replied, "You are not able to go out against this Philistine and fight him; you are only a boy, and he has been a fighting man from his youth."
TNIVSaul replied, "You are not able to go out against this Philistine and fight him; you are little more than a boy, and he has been a warrior from his youth."
NIV2011Saul replied, "You are not able to go out against this Philistine and fight him; you are only a young man, and he has been a warrior from his youth."
Compared to NIV1984Saul replied, "You are not able to go out against this Philistine and fight him; you are only a boyyoung man, and he has been a fighting manwarrior from his youth."
Compared to TNIVSaul replied, "You are not able to go out against this Philistine and fight him; you are littleonly more than a boyyoung man, and he has been a warrior from his youth."

Job 12:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאָ֭מְנָם כִּ֣י אַתֶּם־ עָ֑ם וְ֝עִמָּכֶ֗ם תָּמ֥וּת חָכְמָֽה׃
NIV1984"Doubtless you are the people, and wisdom will die with you!
TNIV"Doubtless you are the people, and wisdom will die with you!
NIV2011"Doubtless you are the only people who matter, and wisdom will die with you!
Compared to NIV1984"Doubtless you are the only people who matter, and wisdom will die with you!
Compared to TNIV"Doubtless you are the only people who matter, and wisdom will die with you!

Amos 3:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכֹּה֮ אָמַ֣ר יְהוָה֒ כַּאֲשֶׁר֩ יַצִּ֨יל הָרֹעֶ֜ה מִפִּ֧י הָאֲרִ֛י שְׁתֵּ֥י כְרָעַ֖יִם א֣וֹ בְדַל־ אֹ֑זֶן כֵּ֣ן יִנָּצְל֞וּ בְּנֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל הַיֹּֽשְׁבִים֙ בְּשֹׁ֣מְר֔וֹן בִּפְאַ֥ת מִטָּ֖ה וּבִדְמֶ֥שֶׁק עָֽרֶשׂ׃
NIV1984This is what the LORD says: "As a shepherd saves from the lion's mouth only two leg bones or a piece of an ear, so will the Israelites be saved, those who sit in Samaria on the edge of their beds and in Damascus on their couches."
TNIVThis is what the LORD says: "As a shepherd saves from the lion's mouth only two leg bones or a piece of an ear, so will the Israelites be saved, those who sit in Samaria on the edge of their beds and in Damascus on their couches."
NIV2011This is what the LORD says: "As a shepherd rescues from the lion's mouth only two leg bones or a piece of an ear, so will the Israelites living in Samaria be rescued, with only the head of a bed and a piece of fabric from a couch."
Compared to NIV1984This is what the LORD says: "As a shepherd savesrescues from the lion's mouth only two leg bones or a piece of an ear, so will the Israelites beliving saved, those who sit in Samaria onbe rescued, with only the edgehead of theira bedsbed and ina Damascuspiece onof theirfabric couchesfrom a couch."
Compared to TNIVThis is what the LORD says: "As a shepherd savesrescues from the lion's mouth only two leg bones or a piece of an ear, so will the Israelites beliving saved, those who sit in Samaria onbe rescued, with only the edgehead of theira bedsbed and ina Damascuspiece onof theirfabric couchesfrom a couch."

Revelation 17:10

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTοἱ πέντε ἔπεσαν, ὁ εἷς ἔστιν, ὁ ἄλλος οὔπω ἦλθεν, καὶ ὅταν ἔλθῃ ὀλίγον ⸂αὐτὸν δεῖ⸃ μεῖναι,
SBLGNT apparatusαὐτὸν δεῖ WH Treg NIV ] δεῖ αὐτὸν RP
NIV1984They are also seven kings. Five have fallen, one is, the other has not yet come; but when he does come, he must remain for a little while.
TNIVThey are also seven kings. Five have fallen, one is, the other has not yet come; but when he does come, he must remain for a little while.
NIV2011They are also seven kings. Five have fallen, one is, the other has not yet come; but when he does come, he must remain for only a little while.
Compared to NIV1984They are also seven kings. Five have fallen, one is, the other has not yet come; but when he does come, he must remain for only a little while.
Compared to TNIVThey are also seven kings. Five have fallen, one is, the other has not yet come; but when he does come, he must remain for only a little while.


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