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

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The word 'Than' occurs the same number of times in the NIV2011 as in the TNIV (538 times). The word 'Than' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Than' 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 NIV20114100.0%

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

Verses where Than was removed

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."

1 Corinthians 15:19

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTεἰ ἐν τῇ ζωῇ ταύτῃ ⸂ἐν Χριστῷ ἠλπικότες ἐσμὲν⸃ μόνον, ἐλεεινότεροι πάντων ἀνθρώπων ἐσμέν.
SBLGNT apparatusἐν Χριστῷ ἠλπικότες ἐσμὲν WH Treg NIV ] ἠλπικότες ἐσμὲν ἐν Χριστῷ RP
NIV1984If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are to be pitied more than all men.
TNIVIf only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are to be pitied more than all others.
NIV2011If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are of all people most to be pitied.
Compared to NIV1984If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are toof beall pitiedpeople moremost thanto allbe menpitied.
Compared to TNIVIf only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are toof beall pitiedpeople moremost thanto allbe otherspitied.

Verses where Than was added

Mark 6:37

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ δὲ ἀποκριθεὶς εἶπεν αὐτοῖς· Δότε αὐτοῖς ὑμεῖς φαγεῖν. καὶ λέγουσιν αὐτῷ· Ἀπελθόντες ἀγοράσωμεν δηναρίων διακοσίων ἄρτους καὶ ⸀δώσομεν αὐτοῖς φαγεῖν;
SBLGNT apparatusδώσομεν WH Treg NIV ] δῶμεν RP
NIV1984But he answered, "You give them something to eat." They said to him, "That would take eight months of a man's wages! Are we to go and spend that much on bread and give it to them to eat?"
TNIVBut he answered, "You give them something to eat." They said to him, "That would take almost a year's wages! Are we to go and spend that much on bread and give it to them to eat?"
NIV2011But he answered, "You give them something to eat." They said to him, "That would take more than half a year's wages! Are we to go and spend that much on bread and give it to them to eat?"
Compared to NIV1984But he answered, "You give them something to eat." They said to him, "That would take eightmore monthsthan ofhalf a manyear's wages! Are we to go and spend that much on bread and give it to them to eat?"
Compared to TNIVBut he answered, "You give them something to eat." They said to him, "That would take almostmore than half a year's wages! Are we to go and spend that much on bread and give it to them to eat?"

John 6:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἀπεκρίθη ⸀αὐτῷ Φίλιππος· Διακοσίων δηναρίων ἄρτοι οὐκ ἀρκοῦσιν αὐτοῖς ἵνα ⸀ἕκαστος βραχύ ⸀τι λάβῃ.
SBLGNT apparatusαὐτῷ WH Treg RP ] + ὁ NIV • ἕκαστος WH Treg NIV ] + αὐτῶν RP • τι RP NIV ] – WH Treg
NIV1984Philip answered him, "Eight months' wages would not buy enough bread for each one to have a bite!"
TNIVPhilip answered him, "It would take almost a year's wages to buy enough bread for each one to have a bite!"
NIV2011Philip answered him, "It would take more than half a year's wages to buy enough bread for each one to have a bite!"
Compared to NIV1984Philip answered him, "EightIt months' wages would nottake more than half a year's wages to buy enough bread for each one to have a bite!"
Compared to TNIVPhilip answered him, "It would take almostmore than half a year's wages to buy enough bread for each one to have a bite!"


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