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The NIV revisers claim a, “Concern for clear and natural English…contemporary but not dated.”

Here’s a partial list of NIV’s “clear and contemporary” words and then AV’s “dated” archaic words

Pro 21.24 “…overweening pride.”   “…proud wrath.”

Isa 16.6   “…and her insolence…”   “…and his wrath…”

Isa 30.1   “Woe to the obstinate children…”   “Woe to the rebellious children…”

Jer 27.7   “…kings will subjugate him.” “…kings shall serve themselves of him.”

Some other “common” words found in the NIV are; clerestory, dirge, festal, festooned, filigree, etc.

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