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

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The word 'We' occurs 16 times less often in the NIV2011 (1913 times) than it does in the TNIV (1929 times). The word 'We' was removed in 13 verses, and added in 7 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'We' 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 text210.0%
New text in NIV20111890.0%

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

Verses where We was removed

1 Samuel 4:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיִּֽרְאוּ֙ הַפְּלִשְׁתִּ֔ים כִּ֣י אָמְר֔וּ בָּ֥א אֱלֹהִ֖ים אֶל־ הַֽמַּחֲנֶ֑ה וַיֹּאמְרוּ֙ א֣וֹי לָ֔נוּ כִּ֣י לֹ֥א הָיְתָ֛ה כָּזֹ֖את אֶתְמ֥וֹל שִׁלְשֹֽׁם׃
NIV1984the Philistines were afraid. "A god has come into the camp," they said. "We're in trouble! Nothing like this has happened before.
TNIVthe Philistines were afraid. "A god has come into the camp," they said. "We're in trouble! Nothing like this has happened before.
NIV2011the Philistines were afraid. "A god has come into the camp," they said. "Oh no! Nothing like this has happened before.
Compared to NIV1984the Philistines were afraid. "A god has come into the camp," they said. "We'reOh in troubleno! Nothing like this has happened before.
Compared to TNIVthe Philistines were afraid. "A god has come into the camp," they said. "We'reOh in troubleno! Nothing like this has happened before.

1 Samuel 12:5

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
BHSוַיֹּ֨אמֶר אֲלֵיהֶ֜ם עֵ֧ד יְהוָ֣ה בָּכֶ֗ם וְעֵ֤ד מְשִׁיחוֹ֙ הַיּ֣וֹם הַזֶּ֔ה כִּ֣י לֹ֧א מְצָאתֶ֛ם בְּיָדִ֖י מְא֑וּמָה וַיֹּ֖אמֶר עֵֽד׃
NIV1984Samuel said to them, "The LORD is witness against you, and also his anointed is witness this day, that you have not found anything in my hand." "He is witness," they said.
TNIVSamuel said to them, "The LORD is witness against you, and also his anointed is witness this day, that you have not found anything in my hand." "We agree," they said.
NIV2011Samuel said to them, "The LORD is witness against you, and also his anointed is witness this day, that you have not found anything in my hand." "He is witness," they said.
Compared to NIV1984Samuel said to them, "The LORD is witness against you, and also his anointed is witness this day, that you have not found anything in my hand." "He is witness," they said.
Compared to TNIVSamuel said to them, "The LORD is witness against you, and also his anointed is witness this day, that you have not found anything in my hand." "WeHe agreeis witness," they said.

Job 14:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSשְׁעֵ֣ה מֵעָלָ֣יו וְיֶחְדָּ֑ל עַד־ יִ֝רְצֶ֗ה כְּשָׂכִ֥יר יוֹמֽוֹ׃
NIV1984So look away from him and let him alone, till he has put in his time like a hired man.
TNIVSo look away from us and leave us alone, till we have put in our time like hired laborers.
NIV2011So look away from him and let him alone, till he has put in his time like a hired laborer.
Compared to NIV1984So look away from him and let him alone, till he has put in his time like a hired manlaborer.
Compared to TNIVSo look away from ushim and leavelet ushim alone, till wehe havehas put in ourhis time like a hired laborerslaborer.

Job 33:27

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSיָשֹׁ֤ר ׀ עַל־ אֲנָשִׁ֗ים וַיֹּ֗אמֶר חָ֭טָאתִי וְיָשָׁ֥ר הֶעֱוֵ֗יתִי וְלֹא־ שָׁ֥וָה לִֽי׃
NIV1984Then he comes to men and says, 'I sinned, and perverted what was right, but I did not get what I deserved.
TNIVAnd they will go to others and say, 'We have sinned, we have perverted what is right, but we did not get what we deserved.
NIV2011And they will go to others and say, 'I have sinned, I have perverted what is right, but I did not get what I deserved.
Compared to NIV1984ThenAnd hethey comeswill go to menothers and sayssay, 'I have sinned, andI have perverted what wasis right, but I did not get what I deserved.
Compared to TNIVAnd they will go to others and say, 'WeI have sinned, weI have perverted what is right, but weI did not get what weI deserved.

Job 33:28

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSפָּדָ֣ה מֵעֲבֹ֣ר בַּשָּׁ֑חַת בָּא֥וֹר תִּרְאֶֽה׃
NIV1984He redeemed my soul from going down to the pit, and I will live to enjoy the light.'
TNIVGod has delivered us from going down to the pit, and we shall live to enjoy the light of life.'
NIV2011God has delivered me from going down to the pit, and I shall live to enjoy the light of life.'
Compared to NIV1984HeGod redeemedhas mydelivered soulme from going down to the pit, and I willshall live to enjoy the light of life.'
Compared to TNIVGod has delivered usme from going down to the pit, and weI shall live to enjoy the light of life.'

Micah 2:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלוּ־ אִ֞ישׁ הֹלֵ֥ךְ ר֙וּחַ֙ וָשֶׁ֣קֶר כִּזֵּ֔ב אַטִּ֣ף לְךָ֔ לַיַּ֖יִן וְלַשֵּׁכָ֑ר וְהָיָ֥ה מַטִּ֖יף הָעָ֥ם הַזֶּֽה׃
NIV1984If a liar and deceiver comes and says, 'I will prophesy for you plenty of wine and beer,' he would be just the prophet for this people!
TNIVIf liars and deceivers come and say, 'We will prophesy for you plenty of wine and beer,' they would be just the prophets for this people!
NIV2011If a liar and deceiver comes and says, 'I will prophesy for you plenty of wine and beer,' that would be just the prophet for this people!
Compared to NIV1984If a liar and deceiver comes and says, 'I will prophesy for you plenty of wine and beer,' hethat would be just the prophet for this people!
Compared to TNIVIf liarsa liar and deceiversdeceiver comecomes and saysays, 'WeI will prophesy for you plenty of wine and beer,' theythat would be just the prophetsprophet for this people!

Acts 2:29

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἌνδρες ἀδελφοί, ἐξὸν εἰπεῖν μετὰ παρρησίας πρὸς ὑμᾶς περὶ τοῦ πατριάρχου Δαυὶδ, ὅτι καὶ ἐτελεύτησεν καὶ ἐτάφη, καὶ τὸ μνῆμα αὐτοῦ ἔστιν ἐν ἡμῖν ἄχρι τῆς ἡμέρας ταύτης·
NIV1984"Brothers, I can tell you confidently that the patriarch David died and was buried, and his tomb is here to this day.
TNIV"Brothers and sisters, we all know that the patriarch David died and was buried, and his tomb is here to this day.
NIV2011"Fellow Israelites, I can tell you confidently that the patriarch David died and was buried, and his tomb is here to this day.
Compared to NIV1984"BrothersFellow Israelites, I can tell you confidently that the patriarch David died and was buried, and his tomb is here to this day.
Compared to TNIV"BrothersFellow and sistersIsraelites, weI allcan knowtell you confidently that the patriarch David died and was buried, and his tomb is here to this day.

Romans 3:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ μὴ καθὼς βλασφημούμεθα καὶ καθώς φασίν τινες ἡμᾶς λέγειν ὅτι Ποιήσωμεν τὰ κακὰ ἵνα ἔλθῃ τὰ ἀγαθά; ὧν τὸ κρίμα ἔνδικόν ἐστιν.
NIV1984Why not say--as we are being slanderously reported as saying and as some claim that we say--"Let us do evil that good may result"? Their condemnation is deserved.
TNIVWhy not say--as we are being slanderously reported as saying and as some claim that we say--"Let us do evil that good may result"? Their condemnation is just!
NIV2011Why not say--as some slanderously claim that we say--"Let us do evil that good may result"? Their condemnation is just!
Compared to NIV1984Why not say--as wesome are being slanderously reported as saying and as some claim that we say--"Let us do evil that good may result"? Their condemnation is deserved.just!
Compared to TNIVWhy not say--as wesome are being slanderously reported as saying and as some claim that we say--"Let us do evil that good may result"? Their condemnation is just!

Romans 14:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTΟὐδεὶς γὰρ ἡμῶν ἑαυτῷ ζῇ, καὶ οὐδεὶς ἑαυτῷ ἀποθνῄσκει·
NIV1984For none of us lives to himself alone and none of us dies to himself alone.
TNIVFor we do not live to ourselves alone and we do not die to ourselves alone.
NIV2011For none of us lives for ourselves alone, and none of us dies for ourselves alone.
Compared to NIV1984For none of us lives tofor himselfourselves alone , and none of us dies tofor himselfourselves alone.
Compared to TNIVFor wenone doof notus livelives tofor ourselves alone , and wenone doof notus diedies tofor ourselves alone.

Romans 14:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNT⸀ἄρα ἕκαστος ἡμῶν περὶ ἑαυτοῦ λόγον ⸀δώσει.
SBLGNT apparatusἄρα Treg ] + οὖν WH NIV RP • δώσει Holmes WHmarg ] + τῷ θεῷ WH NIV RP; ἀποδώσει τῷ θεῷ Treg
NIV1984So then, each of us will give an account of himself to God.
TNIVSo then, we will all give an account of ourselves to God.
NIV2011So then, each of us will give an account of ourselves to God.
Compared to NIV1984So then, each of us will give an account of himselfourselves to God.
Compared to TNIVSo then, weeach willof allus will give an account of ourselves to God.

Romans 15:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἕκαστος ἡμῶν τῷ πλησίον ἀρεσκέτω εἰς τὸ ἀγαθὸν πρὸς οἰκοδομήν·
NIV1984Each of us should please his neighbor for his good, to build him up.
TNIVWe should all please our neighbors for their good, to build them up.
NIV2011Each of us should please our neighbors for their good, to build them up.
Compared to NIV1984Each of us should please hisour neighborneighbors for histheir good, to build himthem up.
Compared to TNIVWeEach shouldof allus should please our neighbors for their good, to build them up.

1 Thessalonians 1:9

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
SBLGNTαὐτοὶ γὰρ περὶ ἡμῶν ἀπαγγέλλουσιν ὁποίαν εἴσοδον ἔσχομεν πρὸς ὑμᾶς, καὶ πῶς ἐπεστρέψατε πρὸς τὸν θεὸν ἀπὸ τῶν εἰδώλων δουλεύειν θεῷ ζῶντι καὶ ἀληθινῷ,
NIV1984for they themselves report what kind of reception you gave us. They tell how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God,
TNIVfor they themselves report what happened when we visited you. They tell how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God,
NIV2011for they themselves report what kind of reception you gave us. They tell how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God,
Compared to NIV1984for they themselves report what kind of reception you gave us. They tell how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God,
Compared to TNIVfor they themselves report what happenedkind whenof wereception visited you gave us. They tell how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God,

1 John 4:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἐάν τις εἴπῃ ὅτι Ἀγαπῶ τὸν θεόν, καὶ τὸν ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ μισῇ, ψεύστης ἐστίν· ὁ γὰρ μὴ ἀγαπῶν τὸν ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ ὃν ἑώρακεν, τὸν θεὸν ὃν οὐχ ἑώρακεν ⸀οὐ δύναται ἀγαπᾶν.
SBLGNT apparatusοὐ WH Treg NIV ] πῶς RP
NIV1984If anyone says, "I love God," yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For anyone who does not love his brother, whom he has seen, cannot love God, whom he has not seen.
TNIVIf we say we love God yet hate a brother or sister, we are liars. For if we do not love a fellow believer, whom we have seen, we cannot love God, whom we have not seen.
NIV2011Whoever claims to love God yet hates a brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love God, whom they have not seen.
Compared to NIV1984IfWhoever anyoneclaims says, "Ito love God," yet hates hisa brother, he or sister is a liar. For anyonewhoever who does not love histheir brother and sister, whom hethey hashave seen, cannot love God, whom hethey hashave not seen.
Compared to TNIVIfWhoever weclaims sayto we love God yet hatehates a brother or sister, we areis liarsa liar. For ifwhoever wedoes do not love atheir fellowbrother believerand sister, whom wethey have seen, we cannot love God, whom wethey have not seen.

Verses where We was added

Genesis 11:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיֹּאמְר֞וּ הָ֣בָה ׀ נִבְנֶה־ לָּ֣נוּ עִ֗יר וּמִגְדָּל֙ וְרֹאשׁ֣וֹ בַשָּׁמַ֔יִם וְנַֽעֲשֶׂה־ לָּ֖נוּ שֵׁ֑ם פֶּן־ נָפ֖וּץ עַל־ פְּנֵ֥י כָל־ הָאָֽרֶץ׃
NIV1984Then they said, "Come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to the heavens, so that we may make a name for ourselves and not be scattered over the face of the whole earth."
TNIVThen they said, "Come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to the heavens, so that we may make a name for ourselves and not be scattered over the face of the whole earth."
NIV2011Then they said, "Come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to the heavens, so that we may make a name for ourselves; otherwise we will be scattered over the face of the whole earth."
Compared to NIV1984Then they said, "Come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to the heavens, so that we may make a name for ourselves; otherwise andwe notwill be scattered over the face of the whole earth."
Compared to TNIVThen they said, "Come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to the heavens, so that we may make a name for ourselves; otherwise andwe notwill be scattered over the face of the whole earth."

Judges 19:30

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְהָיָ֣ה כָל־ הָרֹאֶ֗ה וְאָמַר֙ לֹֽא־ נִהְיְתָ֤ה וְלֹֽא־ נִרְאֲתָה֙ כָּזֹ֔את לְמִיּ֞וֹם עֲל֤וֹת בְּנֵֽי־ יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ מֵאֶ֣רֶץ מִצְרַ֔יִם עַ֖ד הַיּ֣וֹם הַזֶּ֑ה שִֽׂימוּ־ לָכֶ֥ם עָלֶ֖יהָ עֻ֥צוּ וְדַבֵּֽרוּ׃
NIV1984Everyone who saw it said, "Such a thing has never been seen or done, not since the day the Israelites came up out of Egypt. Think about it! Consider it! Tell us what to do!"
TNIVEveryone who saw it said, "Such a thing has never been seen or done, not since the day the Israelites came up out of Egypt. Think about it! Consider it! Tell us what to do!"
NIV2011Everyone who saw it was saying to one another, "Such a thing has never been seen or done, not since the day the Israelites came up out of Egypt. Just imagine! We must do something! So speak up!"
Compared to NIV1984Everyone who saw it saidwas saying to one another, "Such a thing has never been seen or done, not since the day the Israelites came up out of Egypt. ThinkJust about itimagine! ConsiderWe it! Tellmust usdo whatsomething! So tospeak doup!"
Compared to TNIVEveryone who saw it saidwas saying to one another, "Such a thing has never been seen or done, not since the day the Israelites came up out of Egypt. ThinkJust about itimagine! ConsiderWe it! Tellmust usdo whatsomething! So tospeak doup!"

1 Samuel 4:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSא֣וֹי לָ֔נוּ מִ֣י יַצִּילֵ֔נוּ מִיַּ֛ד הָאֱלֹהִ֥ים הָאַדִּירִ֖ים הָאֵ֑לֶּה אֵ֧לֶּה הֵ֣ם הָאֱלֹהִ֗ים הַמַּכִּ֧ים אֶת־ מִצְרַ֛יִם בְּכָל־ מַכָּ֖ה בַּמִּדְבָּֽר׃
NIV1984Woe to us! Who will deliver us from the hand of these mighty gods? They are the gods who struck the Egyptians with all kinds of plagues in the desert.
TNIVWoe to us! Who will deliver us from the hand of these mighty gods? They are the gods who struck the Egyptians with all kinds of plagues in the wilderness.
NIV2011We're doomed! Who will deliver us from the hand of these mighty gods? They are the gods who struck the Egyptians with all kinds of plagues in the wilderness.
Compared to NIV1984WoeWe're to usdoomed! Who will deliver us from the hand of these mighty gods? They are the gods who struck the Egyptians with all kinds of plagues in the desertwilderness.
Compared to TNIVWoeWe're to usdoomed! Who will deliver us from the hand of these mighty gods? They are the gods who struck the Egyptians with all kinds of plagues in the wilderness.

Job 7:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSחָטָ֡אתִי מָ֤ה אֶפְעַ֨ל ׀ לָךְ֮ נֹצֵ֪ר הָאָ֫דָ֥ם לָ֤מָה שַׂמְתַּ֣נִי לְמִפְגָּ֣ע לָ֑ךְ וָאֶהְיֶ֖ה עָלַ֣י לְמַשָּֽׂא׃
NIV1984If I have sinned, what have I done to you, O watcher of men? Why have you made me your target? Have I become a burden to you?
TNIVIf I have sinned, what have I done to you, you who watch over us all? Why have you made me your target? Have I become a burden to you?
NIV2011If I have sinned, what have I done to you, you who sees everything we do? Why have you made me your target? Have I become a burden to you?
Compared to NIV1984If I have sinned, what have I done to you, Oyou watcherwho ofsees meneverything we do? Why have you made me your target? Have I become a burden to you?
Compared to TNIVIf I have sinned, what have I done to you, you who watchsees overeverything uswe alldo? Why have you made me your target? Have I become a burden to you?

Jeremiah 14:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאִם־ עֲוֺנֵ֙ינוּ֙ עָ֣נוּ בָ֔נוּ יְהוָ֕ה עֲשֵׂ֖ה לְמַ֣עַן שְׁמֶ֑ךָ כִּֽי־ רַבּ֥וּ מְשׁוּבֹתֵ֖ינוּ לְךָ֥ חָטָֽאנוּ׃
NIV1984Although our sins testify against us, O LORD, do something for the sake of your name. For our backsliding is great; we have sinned against you.
TNIVAlthough our sins testify against us, do something, LORD, for the sake of your name. For our backsliding is great; we have sinned against you.
NIV2011Although our sins testify against us, do something, LORD, for the sake of your name. For we have often rebelled; we have sinned against you.
Compared to NIV1984Although our sins testify against us, O LORD, do something , LORD, for the sake of your name. For ourwe backslidinghave isoften greatrebelled; we have sinned against you.
Compared to TNIVAlthough our sins testify against us, do something, LORD, for the sake of your name. For ourwe backslidinghave isoften greatrebelled; we have sinned against you.

Daniel 3:17

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSהֵ֣ן אִיתַ֗י אֱלָהַ֙נָא֙ דִּֽי־ אֲנַ֣חְנָא פָֽלְחִ֔ין יָכִ֖ל לְשֵׁיזָבוּתַ֑נָא מִן־ אַתּ֨וּן נוּרָ֧א יָקִֽדְתָּ֛א וּמִן־ יְדָ֥ךְ מַלְכָּ֖א יְשֵׁיזִֽב׃
NIV1984If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to save us from it, and he will rescue us from your hand, O king.
TNIVIf the God we serve is able to deliver us, then he will deliver us from the blazing furnace and from Your Majesty's hand.
NIV2011If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to deliver us from it, and he will deliver us from Your Majesty's hand.
Compared to NIV1984If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to savedeliver us from it, and he will rescuedeliver us from yourYour hand, OMajesty's kinghand.
Compared to TNIVIf we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to deliver us from it, thenand he will deliver us from the blazing furnace and from Your Majesty's hand.

2 Corinthians 7:5

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTΚαὶ γὰρ ἐλθόντων ἡμῶν εἰς Μακεδονίαν οὐδεμίαν ⸀ἔσχηκεν ἄνεσιν ἡ σὰρξ ἡμῶν, ἀλλ’ ἐν παντὶ θλιβόμενοι—ἔξωθεν μάχαι, ἔσωθεν φόβοι—
SBLGNT apparatusἔσχηκεν WH NIV RP ] ἔσχεν Treg
NIV1984For when we came into Macedonia, this body of ours had no rest, but we were harassed at every turn--conflicts on the outside, fears within.
TNIVFor when we came into Macedonia, this body of ours had no rest, but we were harassed at every turn--conflicts on the outside, fears within.
NIV2011For when we came into Macedonia, we had no rest, but we were harassed at every turn--conflicts on the outside, fears within.
Compared to NIV1984For when we came into Macedonia, this body of ourswe had no rest, but we were harassed at every turn--conflicts on the outside, fears within.
Compared to TNIVFor when we came into Macedonia, this body of ourswe had no rest, but we were harassed at every turn--conflicts on the outside, fears within.


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