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

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The word 'Skies' occurs 4 times less often in the NIV2011 (16 times) than it does in the TNIV (20 times). The word 'Skies' was removed in 5 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Skies' 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 NIV20116100.0%

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

Verses where Skies was removed

Psalms 68:33

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSמַמְלְכ֣וֹת הָ֭אָרֶץ שִׁ֣ירוּ לֵאלֹהִ֑ים זַמְּר֖וּ אֲדֹנָ֣י סֶֽלָה׃
NIV1984to him who rides the ancient skies above, who thunders with mighty voice.
TNIVto him who rides the ancient skies above, who thunders with mighty voice.
NIV2011to him who rides across the highest heavens, the ancient heavens, who thunders with mighty voice.
Compared to NIV1984to him who rides across the ancienthighest skiesheavens, the aboveancient heavens, who thunders with mighty voice.
Compared to TNIVto him who rides across the ancienthighest skiesheavens, the aboveancient heavens, who thunders with mighty voice.

Psalms 68:34

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלָ֭רֹכֵב בִּשְׁמֵ֣י שְׁמֵי־ קֶ֑דֶם הֵ֥ן יִתֵּ֥ן בְּ֝קוֹלוֹ ק֣וֹל עֹֽז׃
NIV1984Proclaim the power of God, whose majesty is over Israel, whose power is in the skies.
TNIVProclaim the power of God, whose majesty is over Israel, whose power is in the skies.
NIV2011Proclaim the power of God, whose majesty is over Israel, whose power is in the heavens.
Compared to NIV1984Proclaim the power of God, whose majesty is over Israel, whose power is in the skiesheavens.
Compared to TNIVProclaim the power of God, whose majesty is over Israel, whose power is in the skiesheavens.

Psalms 71:19

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְצִדְקָתְךָ֥ אֱלֹהִ֗ים עַד־ מָ֫ר֥וֹם אֲשֶׁר־ עָשִׂ֥יתָ גְדֹל֑וֹת אֱ֝לֹהִ֗ים מִ֣י כָמֽוֹךָ׃
NIV1984Your righteousness reaches to the skies, O God, you who have done great things. Who, O God, is like you?
TNIVYour righteousness, God, reaches to the skies, you who have done great things. Who is like you, God?
NIV2011Your righteousness, God, reaches to the heavens, you who have done great things. Who is like you, God?
Compared to NIV1984Your righteousness , God, reaches to the skiesheavens, O God, you who have done great things. Who, O God, is like you, God?
Compared to TNIVYour righteousness, God, reaches to the skiesheavens, you who have done great things. Who is like you, God?

Matthew 11:23

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ σύ, Καφαρναούμ, ⸂μὴ ἕως οὐρανοῦ ὑψωθήσῃ⸃; ἕως ᾅδου ⸀καταβήσῃ· ὅτι εἰ ἐν Σοδόμοις ⸀ἐγενήθησαν αἱ δυνάμεις αἱ γενόμεναι ἐν σοί, ⸀ἔμεινεν ἂν μέχρι τῆς σήμερον.
SBLGNT apparatusμὴ ἕως οὐρανοῦ ὑψωθήσῃ WH Treg NIV ] ἡ ἕως τοῦ οὐρανοῦ ὑψωθεῖσα RP • καταβήσῃ WH Treg NIV ] καταβιβασθήσῃ RP • ἐγενήθησαν WH Treg NIV ] ἐγένοντο RP • ἔμεινεν WH Treg NIV ] ἔμειναν RP
NIV1984And you, Capernaum, will you be lifted up to the skies? No, you will go down to the depths. If the miracles that were performed in you had been performed in Sodom, it would have remained to this day.
TNIVAnd you, Capernaum, will you be lifted up to the skies? No, you will go down to the depths. If the miracles that were performed in you had been performed in Sodom, it would have remained to this day.
NIV2011And you, Capernaum, will you be lifted to the heavens? No, you will go down to Hades. For if the miracles that were performed in you had been performed in Sodom, it would have remained to this day.
Compared to NIV1984And you, Capernaum, will you be lifted up to the skiesheavens? No, you will go down to the depthsHades. IfFor if the miracles that were performed in you had been performed in Sodom, it would have remained to this day.
Compared to TNIVAnd you, Capernaum, will you be lifted up to the skiesheavens? No, you will go down to the depthsHades. IfFor if the miracles that were performed in you had been performed in Sodom, it would have remained to this day.

Luke 10:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ σύ, Καφαρναούμ, ⸂μὴ ἕως οὐρανοῦ ὑψωθήσῃ⸃; ἕως ⸀τοῦ ᾅδου ⸀καταβιβασθήσῃ.
SBLGNT apparatusμὴ ἕως οὐρανοῦ ὑψωθήσῃ WH Treg NIV ] ἡ ἕως τοῦ οὐρανοῦ ὑψωθεῖσα RP • τοῦ WH Treg NIV ] – RP • καταβιβασθήσῃ Treg RP ] καταβήσῃ WH NIV
NIV1984And you, Capernaum, will you be lifted up to the skies? No, you will go down to the depths.
TNIVAnd you, Capernaum, will you be lifted up to the skies? No, you will go down to the depths.
NIV2011And you, Capernaum, will you be lifted to the heavens? No, you will go down to Hades.
Compared to NIV1984And you, Capernaum, will you be lifted up to the skiesheavens? No, you will go down to the depthsHades.
Compared to TNIVAnd you, Capernaum, will you be lifted up to the skiesheavens? No, you will go down to the depthsHades.

Verses where Skies was added

Genesis 49:25

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSמֵאֵ֨ל אָבִ֜יךָ וְיַעְזְרֶ֗ךָּ וְאֵ֤ת שַׁדַּי֙ וִיבָ֣רְכֶ֔ךָּ בִּרְכֹ֤ת שָׁמַ֙יִם֙ מֵעָ֔ל בִּרְכֹ֥ת תְּה֖וֹם רֹבֶ֣צֶת תָּ֑חַת בִּרְכֹ֥ת שָׁדַ֖יִם וָרָֽחַם׃
NIV1984because of your father's God, who helps you, because of the Almighty, who blesses you with blessings of the heavens above, blessings of the deep that lies below, blessings of the breast and womb.
TNIVbecause of your father's God, who helps you, because of the Almighty, who blesses you with blessings of the heavens above, blessings of the deep that lies below, blessings of the breast and womb.
NIV2011because of your father's God, who helps you, because of the Almighty, who blesses you with blessings of the skies above, blessings of the deep springs below, blessings of the breast and womb.
Compared to NIV1984because of your father's God, who helps you, because of the Almighty, who blesses you with blessings of the heavensskies above, blessings of the deep that liessprings below, blessings of the breast and womb.
Compared to TNIVbecause of your father's God, who helps you, because of the Almighty, who blesses you with blessings of the heavensskies above, blessings of the deep that liessprings below, blessings of the breast and womb.


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