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

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The word 'Soldiers' occurs 3 times less often in the NIV2011 (80 times) than it does in the TNIV (83 times). The word 'Soldiers' was removed in 4 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Soldiers' 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 text240.0%
New text in NIV2011360.0%

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

Verses where Soldiers was removed

Judges 20:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיִּֽתְיַצְּב֞וּ פִּנּ֣וֹת כָּל־ הָעָ֗ם כֹּ֚ל שִׁבְטֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל בִּקְהַ֖ל עַ֣ם הָאֱלֹהִ֑ים אַרְבַּ֨ע מֵא֥וֹת אֶ֛לֶף אִ֥ישׁ רַגְלִ֖י שֹׁ֥לֵֽף חָֽרֶב׃
NIV1984The leaders of all the people of the tribes of Israel took their places in the assembly of the people of God, four hundred thousand soldiers armed with swords.
TNIVThe leaders of all the people of the tribes of Israel took their places in the assembly of the people of God, four hundred thousand soldiers armed with swords.
NIV2011The leaders of all the people of the tribes of Israel took their places in the assembly of God's people, four hundred thousand men armed with swords.
Compared to NIV1984The leaders of all the people of the tribes of Israel took their places in the assembly of theGod's people of God, four hundred thousand soldiersmen armed with swords.
Compared to TNIVThe leaders of all the people of the tribes of Israel took their places in the assembly of theGod's people of God, four hundred thousand soldiersmen armed with swords.

2 Samuel 2:14

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
BHSוַיֹּ֤אמֶר אַבְנֵר֙ אֶל־ יוֹאָ֔ב יָק֤וּמוּ נָא֙ הַנְּעָרִ֔ים וִֽישַׂחֲק֖וּ לְפָנֵ֑ינוּ וַיֹּ֥אמֶר יוֹאָ֖ב יָקֻֽמוּ׃
NIV1984Then Abner said to Joab, "Let's have some of the young men get up and fight hand to hand in front of us." "All right, let them do it," Joab said.
TNIVThen Abner said to Joab, "Let's have some of the soldiers get up and fight hand to hand in front of us." "All right, let them do it," Joab said.
NIV2011Then Abner said to Joab, "Let's have some of the young men get up and fight hand to hand in front of us." "All right, let them do it," Joab said.
Compared to NIV1984Then Abner said to Joab, "Let's have some of the young men get up and fight hand to hand in front of us." "All right, let them do it," Joab said.
Compared to TNIVThen Abner said to Joab, "Let's have some of the soldiersyoung men get up and fight hand to hand in front of us." "All right, let them do it," Joab said.

2 Samuel 2:21

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
BHSוַיֹּ֧אמֶר ל֣וֹ אַבְנֵ֗ר נְטֵ֤ה לְךָ֙ עַל־ יְמִֽינְךָ֙ א֣וֹ עַל־ שְׂמֹאלֶ֔ךָ וֶאֱחֹ֣ז לְךָ֗ אֶחָד֙ מֵֽהַנְּעָרִ֔ים וְקַח־ לְךָ֖ אֶת־ חֲלִצָת֑וֹ וְלֹֽא־ אָבָ֣ה עֲשָׂהאֵ֔ל לָס֖וּר מֵאַחֲרָֽיו׃
NIV1984Then Abner said to him, "Turn aside to the right or to the left; take on one of the young men and strip him of his weapons." But Asahel would not stop chasing him.
TNIVThen Abner said to him, "Turn aside to the right or to the left; take on one of the soldiers and strip him of his weapons." But Asahel would not stop chasing him.
NIV2011Then Abner said to him, "Turn aside to the right or to the left; take on one of the young men and strip him of his weapons." But Asahel would not stop chasing him.
Compared to NIV1984Then Abner said to him, "Turn aside to the right or to the left; take on one of the young men and strip him of his weapons." But Asahel would not stop chasing him.
Compared to TNIVThen Abner said to him, "Turn aside to the right or to the left; take on one of the soldiersyoung men and strip him of his weapons." But Asahel would not stop chasing him.

Isaiah 9:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכִּ֣י ׀ אֶת־ עֹ֣ל סֻבֳּל֗וֹ וְאֵת֙ מַטֵּ֣ה שִׁכְמ֔וֹ שֵׁ֖בֶט הַנֹּגֵ֣שׂ בּ֑וֹ הַחִתֹּ֖תָ כְּי֥וֹם מִדְיָֽן׃
NIV1984You have enlarged the nation and increased their joy; they rejoice before you as people rejoice at the harvest, as men rejoice when dividing the plunder.
TNIVYou have enlarged the nation and increased their joy; they rejoice before you as people rejoice at the harvest, as soldiers rejoice when dividing the plunder.
NIV2011You have enlarged the nation and increased their joy; they rejoice before you as people rejoice at the harvest, as warriors rejoice when dividing the plunder.
Compared to NIV1984You have enlarged the nation and increased their joy; they rejoice before you as people rejoice at the harvest, as menwarriors rejoice when dividing the plunder.
Compared to TNIVYou have enlarged the nation and increased their joy; they rejoice before you as people rejoice at the harvest, as soldierswarriors rejoice when dividing the plunder.

Verses where Soldiers was added

Deuteronomy 20:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְיָסְפ֣וּ הַשֹּׁטְרִים֮ לְדַבֵּ֣ר אֶל־ הָעָם֒ וְאָמְר֗וּ מִי־ הָאִ֤ישׁ הַיָּרֵא֙ וְרַ֣ךְ הַלֵּבָ֔ב יֵלֵ֖ךְ וְיָשֹׁ֣ב לְבֵית֑וֹ וְלֹ֥א יִמַּ֛ס אֶת־ לְבַ֥ב אֶחָ֖יו כִּלְבָבֽוֹ׃
NIV1984Then the officers shall add, "Is any man afraid or fainthearted? Let him go home so that his brothers will not become disheartened too."
TNIVThen the officers shall add, "Is anyone afraid or fainthearted? Let him go home so that the others will not become disheartened too."
NIV2011Then the officers shall add, "Is anyone afraid or fainthearted? Let him go home so that his fellow soldiers will not become disheartened too."
Compared to NIV1984Then the officers shall add, "Is anyanyone man afraid or fainthearted? Let him go home so that his brothersfellow soldiers will not become disheartened too."
Compared to TNIVThen the officers shall add, "Is anyone afraid or fainthearted? Let him go home so that thehis othersfellow soldiers will not become disheartened too."


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