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

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The word 'Were' occurs 1 times less often in the NIV2011 (2554 times) than it does in the TNIV (2555 times). The word 'Were' was removed in 10 verses, and added in 11 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Were' 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 text29.5%
New text in NIV20111990.5%

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

Verses where Were was removed

1 Samuel 30:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיִּשְׁבּ֨וּ אֶת־ הַנָּשִׁ֤ים אֲשֶׁר־ בָּהּ֙ מִקָּטֹ֣ן וְעַד־ גָּד֔וֹל לֹ֥א הֵמִ֖יתוּ אִ֑ישׁ וַיִּֽנְהֲג֔וּ וַיֵּלְכ֖וּ לְדַרְכָּֽם׃
NIV1984and had taken captive the women and all who were in it, both young and old. They killed none of them, but carried them off as they went on their way.
TNIVand had taken captive the women who were in it, both young and old. They killed none of them, but carried them off as they went on their way.
NIV2011and had taken captive the women and everyone else in it, both young and old. They killed none of them, but carried them off as they went on their way.
Compared to NIV1984and had taken captive the women and alleveryone who wereelse in it, both young and old. They killed none of them, but carried them off as they went on their way.
Compared to TNIVand had taken captive the women whoand wereeveryone else in it, both young and old. They killed none of them, but carried them off as they went on their way.

Job 20:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSהֲזֹ֣את יָ֭דַעְתָּ מִנִּי־ עַ֑ד מִנִּ֤י שִׂ֖ים אָדָ֣ם עֲלֵי־ אָֽרֶץ׃
NIV1984"Surely you know how it has been from of old, ever since man was placed on the earth,
TNIV"Surely you know how it has been from of old, ever since people were placed on the earth,
NIV2011"Surely you know how it has been from of old, ever since mankind was placed on the earth,
Compared to NIV1984"Surely you know how it has been from of old, ever since manmankind was placed on the earth,
Compared to TNIV"Surely you know how it has been from of old, ever since peoplemankind werewas placed on the earth,

Job 29:13

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSבִּרְכַּ֣ת אֹ֭בֵד עָלַ֣י תָּבֹ֑א וְלֵ֖ב אַלְמָנָ֣ה אַרְנִֽן׃
NIV1984The man who was dying blessed me; I made the widow's heart sing.
TNIVThose who were dying blessed me; I made the widow's heart sing.
NIV2011The one who was dying blessed me; I made the widow's heart sing.
Compared to NIV1984The manone who was dying blessed me; I made the widow's heart sing.
Compared to TNIVThoseThe one who werewas dying blessed me; I made the widow's heart sing.

Psalms 37:36

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
BHSוַ֭יַּֽעֲבֹר וְהִנֵּ֣ה אֵינֶ֑נּוּ וָֽ֝אֲבַקְשֵׁ֗הוּ וְלֹ֣א נִמְצָֽא׃
NIV1984but he soon passed away and was no more; though I looked for him, he could not be found.
TNIVbut they soon passed away and were no more; though I looked for them, they could not be found.
NIV2011but he soon passed away and was no more; though I looked for him, he could not be found.
Compared to NIV1984but he soon passed away and was no more; though I looked for him, he could not be found.
Compared to TNIVbut theyhe soon passed away and werewas no more; though I looked for themhim, theyhe could not be found.

Micah 1:13

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSרְתֹ֧ם הַמֶּרְכָּבָ֛ה לָרֶ֖כֶשׁ יוֹשֶׁ֣בֶת לָכִ֑ישׁ רֵאשִׁ֨ית חַטָּ֥את הִיא֙ לְבַת־ צִיּ֔וֹן כִּי־ בָ֥ךְ נִמְצְא֖וּ פִּשְׁעֵ֥י יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
NIV1984You who live in Lachish, harness the team to the chariot. You were the beginning of sin to the Daughter of Zion, for the transgressions of Israel were found in you.
TNIVYou who live in Lachish, harness the team to the chariot. You were the beginning of sin to Daughter Zion, for the transgressions of Israel were found in you.
NIV2011You who live in Lachish, harness fast horses to the chariot. You are where the sin of Daughter Zion began, for the transgressions of Israel were found in you.
Compared to NIV1984You who live in Lachish, harness thefast teamhorses to the chariot. You wereare where the beginningsin of sin to the Daughter of Zion began, for the transgressions of Israel were found in you.
Compared to TNIVYou who live in Lachish, harness thefast teamhorses to the chariot. You wereare where the beginningsin of sin to Daughter Zion began, for the transgressions of Israel were found in you.

Matthew 18:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὋς δ’ ἂν σκανδαλίσῃ ἕνα τῶν μικρῶν τούτων τῶν πιστευόντων εἰς ἐμέ, συμφέρει αὐτῷ ἵνα κρεμασθῇ μύλος ὀνικὸς ⸀εἰς τὸν τράχηλον αὐτοῦ καὶ καταποντισθῇ ἐν τῷ πελάγει τῆς θαλάσσης.
SBLGNT apparatusεἰς RP ] περὶ WH Treg NIV
NIV1984But if anyone causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a large millstone hung around his neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea.
TNIV"If anyone causes one of these little ones--those who believe in me--to stumble, it would be better for them if a large millstone were hung around their neck and they were drowned in the depths of the sea.
NIV2011"If anyone causes one of these little ones--those who believe in me--to stumble, it would be better for them to have a large millstone hung around their neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea.
Compared to NIV1984But"If if anyone causes one of these little ones--those who believe in me --to sinstumble, it would be better for himthem to have a large millstone hung around histheir neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea.
Compared to TNIV"If anyone causes one of these little ones--those who believe in me--to stumble, it would be better for them ifto have a large millstone were hung around their neck and theyto werebe drowned in the depths of the sea.

1 Corinthians 7:22

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ γὰρ ἐν κυρίῳ κληθεὶς δοῦλος ἀπελεύθερος κυρίου ἐστίν· ⸀ὁμοίως ὁ ἐλεύθερος κληθεὶς δοῦλός ἐστιν Χριστοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusὁμοίως WH Treg NIV ] + καὶ RP
NIV1984For he who was a slave when he was called by the Lord is the Lord's freedman; similarly, he who was a free man when he was called is Christ's slave.
TNIVFor those who were slaves when called to faith in the Lord are the Lord's freed people; similarly, those who were free when called are Christ's slaves.
NIV2011For the one who was a slave when called to faith in the Lord is the Lord's freed person; similarly, the one who was free when called is Christ's slave.
Compared to NIV1984For hethe one who was a slave when hecalled wasto calledfaith byin the Lord is the Lord's freedmanfreed person; similarly, hethe one who was a free man when he was called is Christ's slave.
Compared to TNIVFor thosethe one who werewas slavesa slave when called to faith in the Lord areis the Lord's freed peopleperson; similarly, thosethe one who werewas free when called areis Christ's slavesslave.

1 Corinthians 7:29

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTτοῦτο δέ φημι, ἀδελφοί, ὁ καιρὸς συνεσταλμένος ⸂ἐστίν· τὸ λοιπὸν⸃ ἵνα καὶ οἱ ἔχοντες γυναῖκας ὡς μὴ ἔχοντες ὦσιν,
SBLGNT apparatusἐστίν τὸ λοιπὸν WH Treg NIV ] τὸ λοιπὸν ἐστίν RP
NIV1984What I mean, brothers, is that the time is short. From now on those who have wives should live as if they had none;
TNIVWhat I mean, brothers and sisters, is that the time is short. From now on those who are married should live as if they were not;
NIV2011What I mean, brothers and sisters, is that the time is short. From now on those who have wives should live as if they do not;
Compared to NIV1984What I mean, brothers and sisters, is that the time is short. From now on those who have wives should live as if they haddo nonenot;
Compared to TNIVWhat I mean, brothers and sisters, is that the time is short. From now on those who arehave marriedwives should live as if they weredo not;

Revelation 9:18

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
SBLGNTἀπὸ τῶν τριῶν πληγῶν τούτων ἀπεκτάνθησαν τὸ τρίτον τῶν ἀνθρώπων, ⸀ἐκ τοῦ πυρὸς καὶ τοῦ καπνοῦ καὶ τοῦ θείου τοῦ ἐκπορευομένου ἐκ τῶν στομάτων αὐτῶν.
SBLGNT apparatusἐκ WH Treg NIV ] ἀπὸ RP
NIV1984A third of mankind was killed by the three plagues of fire, smoke and sulfur that came out of their mouths.
TNIVA third of the people were killed by the three plagues of fire, smoke and sulfur that came out of their mouths.
NIV2011A third of mankind was killed by the three plagues of fire, smoke and sulfur that came out of their mouths.
Compared to NIV1984A third of mankind was killed by the three plagues of fire, smoke and sulfur that came out of their mouths.
Compared to TNIVA third of themankind people werewas killed by the three plagues of fire, smoke and sulfur that came out of their mouths.

Revelation 20:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ εἴ τις οὐχ εὑρέθη ἐν ⸂τῇ βίβλῳ⸃ τῆς ζωῆς γεγραμμένος, ἐβλήθη εἰς τὴν λίμνην τοῦ πυρός.
SBLGNT apparatusτῇ βίβλῳ WH Treg NIV ] τῷ βιβλίῳ RP
NIV1984If anyone's name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.
TNIVAll whose names were not found written in the book of life were thrown into the lake of fire.
NIV2011Anyone whose name was not found written in the book of life was thrown into the lake of fire.
Compared to NIV1984IfAnyone anyone'swhose name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.
Compared to TNIVAllAnyone whose namesname werewas not found written in the book of life werewas thrown into the lake of fire.

Verses where Were was added

Joshua 12:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSבָּהָ֣ר וּבַשְּׁפֵלָ֗ה וּבָֽעֲרָבָה֙ וּבָ֣אֲשֵׁד֔וֹת וּבַמִּדְבָּ֖ר וּבַנֶּ֑גֶב הַֽחִתִּי֙ הָֽאֱמֹרִ֔י וְהַֽכְּנַעֲנִי֙ הַפְּרִזִּ֔י הַחִוִּ֖י וְהַיְבוּסִֽי׃
NIV1984the hill country, the western foothills, the Arabah, the mountain slopes, the desert and the Negev--the lands of the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites):
TNIVthe hill country, the western foothills, the Arabah, the mountain slopes, the wilderness and the Negev--the lands of the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites):
NIV2011The lands included the hill country, the western foothills, the Arabah, the mountain slopes, the wilderness and the Negev. These were the lands of the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites. These were the kings:
Compared to NIV1984The lands included the hill country, the western foothills, the Arabah, the mountain slopes, the desertwilderness and the Negev--. These were the lands of the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites):. These were the kings:
Compared to TNIVThe lands included the hill country, the western foothills, the Arabah, the mountain slopes, the wilderness and the Negev--. These were the lands of the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites):. These were the kings:

Judges 9:40

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיִּרְדְּפֵ֣הוּ אֲבִימֶ֔לֶךְ וַיָּ֖נָס מִפָּנָ֑יו וַֽיִּפְּל֛וּ חֲלָלִ֥ים רַבִּ֖ים עַד־ פֶּ֥תַח הַשָּֽׁעַר׃
NIV1984Abimelech chased him, and many fell wounded in the flight--all the way to the entrance to the gate.
TNIVAbimelek chased him all the way to the entrance of the gate, and many fell slain as they fled.
NIV2011Abimelek chased him all the way to the entrance of the gate, and many were killed as they fled.
Compared to NIV1984AbimelechAbimelek chased him, and many fell wounded in the flight--all the way to the entrance toof the gate, and many were killed as they fled.
Compared to TNIVAbimelek chased him all the way to the entrance of the gate, and many fellwere slainkilled as they fled.

2 Samuel 4:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוּשְׁנֵ֣י אֲנָשִׁ֣ים שָׂרֵֽי־ גְדוּדִ֣ים הָי֪וּ בֶן־ שָׁא֟וּל שֵׁם֩ הָאֶחָ֨ד בַּֽעֲנָ֜ה וְשֵׁ֧ם הַשֵּׁנִ֣י רֵכָ֗ב בְּנֵ֛י רִמּ֥וֹן הַבְּאֶֽרֹתִ֖י מִבְּנֵ֣י בִנְיָמִ֑ן כִּ֚י גַּם־ בְּאֵר֔וֹת תֵּחָשֵׁ֖ב עַל־ בִּנְיָמִֽן׃
NIV1984Now Saul's son had two men who were leaders of raiding bands. One was named Baanah and the other Recab; they were sons of Rimmon the Beerothite from the tribe of Benjamin--Beeroth is considered part of Benjamin,
TNIVNow Saul's son had two leaders of raiding bands. One was named Baanah and the other Rekab; they were sons of Rimmon the Beerothite from the tribe of Benjamin--Beeroth is considered part of Benjamin,
NIV2011Now Saul's son had two men who were leaders of raiding bands. One was named Baanah and the other Rekab; they were sons of Rimmon the Beerothite from the tribe of Benjamin--Beeroth is considered part of Benjamin,
Compared to NIV1984Now Saul's son had two men who were leaders of raiding bands. One was named Baanah and the other RecabRekab; they were sons of Rimmon the Beerothite from the tribe of Benjamin--Beeroth is considered part of Benjamin,
Compared to TNIVNow Saul's son had two men who were leaders of raiding bands. One was named Baanah and the other Rekab; they were sons of Rimmon the Beerothite from the tribe of Benjamin--Beeroth is considered part of Benjamin,

2 Chronicles 3:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס וַיַּ֜עַשׂ לִפְנֵ֤י הַבַּ֙יִת֙ עַמּוּדִ֣ים שְׁנַ֔יִם אַמּ֕וֹת שְׁלֹשִׁ֥ים וְחָמֵ֖שׁ אֹ֑רֶךְ וְהַצֶּ֥פֶת אֲשֶׁר־ עַל־ רֹאשׁ֖וֹ אַמּ֥וֹת חָמֵֽשׁ׃
NIV1984In the front of the temple he made two pillars, which together were thirty-five cubits long, each with a capital on top measuring five cubits.
TNIVFor the front of the temple he made two pillars, which totaled thirty-five cubits in length, each with a capital five cubits high.
NIV2011For the front of the temple he made two pillars, which together were thirty-five cubits long, each with a capital five cubits high.
Compared to NIV1984InFor the front of the temple he made two pillars, which together were thirty-five cubits long, each with a capital on top measuring five cubits high.
Compared to TNIVFor the front of the temple he made two pillars, which totaledtogether were thirty-five cubits in lengthlong, each with a capital five cubits high.

2 Chronicles 28:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס וַיִּשְׁבּוּ֩ בְנֵֽי־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֨ל מֵֽאֲחֵיהֶ֜ם מָאתַ֣יִם אֶ֗לֶף נָשִׁים֙ בָּנִ֣ים וּבָנ֔וֹת וְגַם־ שָׁלָ֥ל רָ֖ב בָּזְז֣וּ מֵהֶ֑ם וַיָּבִ֥יאוּ אֶת־ הַשָּׁלָ֖ל לְשֹׁמְרֽוֹן׃
NIV1984The Israelites took captive from their kinsmen two hundred thousand wives, sons and daughters. They also took a great deal of plunder, which they carried back to Samaria.
TNIVThe men of Israel took captive from their fellow Israelites in Judah two hundred thousand wives, sons and daughters. They also took a great deal of plunder, which they carried back to Samaria.
NIV2011The men of Israel took captive from their fellow Israelites who were from Judah two hundred thousand wives, sons and daughters. They also took a great deal of plunder, which they carried back to Samaria.
Compared to NIV1984The Israelitesmen of Israel took captive from their kinsmenfellow Israelites who were from Judah two hundred thousand wives, sons and daughters. They also took a great deal of plunder, which they carried back to Samaria.
Compared to TNIVThe men of Israel took captive from their fellow Israelites inwho were from Judah two hundred thousand wives, sons and daughters. They also took a great deal of plunder, which they carried back to Samaria.

Isaiah 22:9

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְאֵ֨ת בְּקִיעֵ֧י עִיר־ דָּוִ֛ד רְאִיתֶ֖ם כִּי־ רָ֑בּוּ וַֽתְּקַבְּצ֔וּ אֶת־ מֵ֥י הַבְּרֵכָ֖ה הַתַּחְתּוֹנָֽה׃
NIV1984you saw that the City of David had many breaches in its defenses; you stored up water in the Lower Pool.
TNIVYou saw that the City of David had many breaches in its defenses; you stored up water in the Lower Pool.
NIV2011You saw that the walls of the City of David were broken through in many places; you stored up water in the Lower Pool.
Compared to NIV1984youYou saw that the walls of the City of David hadwere manybroken breachesthrough in itsmany defensesplaces; you stored up water in the Lower Pool.
Compared to TNIVYou saw that the walls of the City of David hadwere manybroken breachesthrough in itsmany defensesplaces; you stored up water in the Lower Pool.

Ezekiel 33:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְאַתָּ֣ה בֶן־ אָדָ֗ם אֱמֹ֤ר אֶל־ בְּנֵֽי־ עַמְּךָ֙ צִדְקַ֣ת הַצַּדִּ֗יק לֹ֤א תַצִּילֶ֙נּוּ֙ בְּי֣וֹם פִּשְׁע֔וֹ וְרִשְׁעַ֤ת הָֽרָשָׁע֙ לֹֽא־ יִכָּ֣שֶׁל בָּ֔הּ בְּי֖וֹם שׁוּב֣וֹ מֵֽרִשְׁע֑וֹ וְצַדִּ֗יק לֹ֥א יוּכַ֛ל לִֽחְי֥וֹת בָּ֖הּ בְּי֥וֹם חֲטֹאתֽוֹ׃
NIV1984"Therefore, son of man, say to your countrymen, 'The righteousness of the righteous man will not save him when he disobeys, and the wickedness of the wicked man will not cause him to fall when he turns from it. The righteous man, if he sins, will not be allowed to live because of his former righteousness.'
TNIV"Therefore, son of man, say to your people, 'If someone who is righteous disobeys, that person's former righteousness will count for nothing. And if someone who is wicked repents, that person's former wickedness will not bring condemnation. The righteous, if they sin, will not be allowed to live because of their former righteousness.'
NIV2011"Therefore, son of man, say to your people, 'If someone who is righteous disobeys, that person's former righteousness will count for nothing. And if someone who is wicked repents, that person's former wickedness will not bring condemnation. The righteous person who sins will not be allowed to live even though they were formerly righteous.'
Compared to NIV1984"Therefore, son of man, say to your countrymenpeople, 'TheIf righteousnesssomeone ofwho theis righteous mandisobeys, that willperson's notformer saverighteousness himwill whencount hefor disobeys, andnothing. And theif wickednesssomeone ofwho theis wicked manrepents, that willperson's notformer causewickedness himwill tonot fallbring when he turns from itcondemnation. The righteous man, ifperson hewho sins, will not be allowed to live becauseeven ofthough histhey formerwere righteousnessformerly righteous.'
Compared to TNIV"Therefore, son of man, say to your people, 'If someone who is righteous disobeys, that person's former righteousness will count for nothing. And if someone who is wicked repents, that person's former wickedness will not bring condemnation. The righteous, if theyperson sin, who sins will not be allowed to live becauseeven ofthough theirthey formerwere righteousnessformerly righteous.'

Hosea 4:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכְּרֻבָּ֖ם כֵּ֣ן חָֽטְאוּ־ לִ֑י כְּבוֹדָ֖ם בְּקָל֥וֹן אָמִֽיר׃
NIV1984The more the priests increased, the more they sinned against me; they exchanged their Glory for something disgraceful.
TNIVThe more the priests increased, the more they sinned against me; they exchanged their glorious God for something disgraceful.
NIV2011The more priests there were, the more they sinned against me; they exchanged their glorious God for something disgraceful.
Compared to NIV1984The more the priests increasedthere were, the more they sinned against me; they exchanged their Gloryglorious God for something disgraceful.
Compared to TNIVThe more the priests increasedthere were, the more they sinned against me; they exchanged their glorious God for something disgraceful.

Matthew 11:26

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTναί, ὁ πατήρ, ὅτι οὕτως ⸂εὐδοκία ἐγένετο⸃ ἔμπροσθέν σου.
SBLGNT apparatusεὐδοκία ἐγένετο WH NIV ] ἐγένετο εὐδοκία Treg RP
NIV1984Yes, Father, for this was your good pleasure.
TNIVYes, Father, for this was your good pleasure.
NIV2011Yes, Father, for this is what you were pleased to do.
Compared to NIV1984Yes, Father, for this wasis yourwhat goodyou pleasurewere pleased to do.
Compared to TNIVYes, Father, for this wasis yourwhat goodyou pleasurewere pleased to do.

Luke 10:21

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἘν αὐτῇ τῇ ὥρᾳ ἠγαλλιάσατο ⸀τῷ πνεύματι ⸂τῷ ἁγίῳ⸃ καὶ εἶπεν· Ἐξομολογοῦμαί σοι, πάτερ κύριε τοῦ οὐρανοῦ καὶ τῆς γῆς, ὅτι ἀπέκρυψας ταῦτα ἀπὸ σοφῶν καὶ συνετῶν, καὶ ἀπεκάλυψας αὐτὰ νηπίοις· ναί, ὁ πατήρ, ὅτι οὕτως ⸂εὐδοκία ἐγένετο⸃ ἔμπροσθέν σου.
SBLGNT apparatusτῷ WH Treg RP ] ἐν τῷ NIV • τῷ ἁγίῳ WH Treg NIV ] ὁ Ἰησοῦς RP • εὐδοκία ἐγένετο WH Treg NIV ] ἐγένετο εὐδοκία RP
NIV1984At that time Jesus, full of joy through the Holy Spirit, said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for this was your good pleasure.
TNIVAt that time Jesus, full of joy through the Holy Spirit, said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for this was your good pleasure.
NIV2011At that time Jesus, full of joy through the Holy Spirit, said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for this is what you were pleased to do.
Compared to NIV1984At that time Jesus, full of joy through the Holy Spirit, said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for this wasis yourwhat goodyou pleasurewere pleased to do.
Compared to TNIVAt that time Jesus, full of joy through the Holy Spirit, said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for this wasis yourwhat goodyou pleasurewere pleased to do.

1 Corinthians 7:24

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἕκαστος ἐν ᾧ ἐκλήθη, ἀδελφοί, ἐν τούτῳ μενέτω παρὰ θεῷ.
NIV1984Brothers, each man, as responsible to God, should remain in the situation God called him to.
TNIVBrothers and sisters, all of you, as responsible to God, should remain in the situation in which God called you.
NIV2011Brothers and sisters, each person, as responsible to God, should remain in the situation they were in when God called them.
Compared to NIV1984Brothers and sisters, each manperson, as responsible to God, should remain in the situation they were in when God called him tothem.
Compared to TNIVBrothers and sisters, alleach of youperson, as responsible to God, should remain in the situation they were in whichwhen God called youthem.


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