Verses where 'answered' has been added or removed from the NIV1984

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The word 'Answered' occurs 4 times less often in the NIV2011 (393 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (397 times). The word 'Answered' was removed in 6 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Answered' was added or removed from a verse in the NIV1984 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 TNIV text675.0%
New text in NIV2011225.0%

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

Verses where Answered was removed

Job 38:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיַּֽעַן־ יְהוָ֣ה אֶת־ אִ֭יּוֹב וַיֹּאמַֽר׃
NIV1984Then the LORD answered Job out of the storm. He said:
TNIVThen the LORD spoke to Job out of the storm. He said:
NIV2011Then the LORD spoke to Job out of the storm. He said:
Compared to NIV1984Then the LORD answeredspoke to Job out of the storm. He said:
Compared to TNIVThen the LORD spoke to Job out of the storm. He said:

Psalms 118:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמִֽן־ הַ֭מֵּצַ֥ר קָרָ֣אתִי יָּ֑הּ עָנָ֖נִי בַמֶּרְחָ֣ב יָֽהּ׃
NIV1984In my anguish I cried to the LORD, and he answered by setting me free.
TNIVWhen hard pressed, I cried to the LORD; he brought me into a spacious place.
NIV2011When hard pressed, I cried to the LORD; he brought me into a spacious place.
Compared to NIV1984InWhen myhard anguish pressed, I cried to the LORD, and ; he answeredbrought byme settinginto mea freespacious place.
Compared to TNIVWhen hard pressed, I cried to the LORD; he brought me into a spacious place.

Hosea 4:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSעַמִּי֙ בְּעֵצ֣וֹ יִשְׁאָ֔ל וּמַקְל֖וֹ יַגִּ֣יד ל֑וֹ כִּ֣י ר֤וּחַ זְנוּנִים֙ הִתְעָ֔ה וַיִּזְנ֖וּ מִתַּ֥חַת אֱלֹהֵיהֶֽם׃
NIV1984of my people. They consult a wooden idol and are answered by a stick of wood. A spirit of prostitution leads them astray; they are unfaithful to their God.
TNIVMy people consult a wooden idol and are answered by a stick of wood. A spirit of prostitution leads them astray; they are unfaithful to their God.
NIV2011My people consult a wooden idol, and a diviner's rod speaks to them. A spirit of prostitution leads them astray; they are unfaithful to their God.
Compared to NIV1984ofMy my people. They consult a wooden idol , and area answereddiviner's byrod aspeaks stickto of woodthem. A spirit of prostitution leads them astray; they are unfaithful to their God.
Compared to TNIVMy people consult a wooden idol , and area answereddiviner's byrod aspeaks stickto of woodthem. A spirit of prostitution leads them astray; they are unfaithful to their God.

Matthew 15:28

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTτότε ἀποκριθεὶς ὁ Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν αὐτῇ· Ὦ γύναι, μεγάλη σου ἡ πίστις· γενηθήτω σοι ὡς θέλεις. καὶ ἰάθη ἡ θυγάτηρ αὐτῆς ἀπὸ τῆς ὥρας ἐκείνης.
SBLGNT apparatusὅτι WH NIV ] – Treg RP • τῶν ὧδε ἑστώτων WH Treg NIV ] ὧδε ἑστῶτες RP
NIV1984Then Jesus answered, "Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted." And her daughter was healed from that very hour.
TNIVThen Jesus said to her, "Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted." And her daughter was healed from that very hour.
NIV2011Then Jesus said to her, "Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted." And her daughter was healed at that moment.
Compared to NIV1984Then Jesus answeredsaid to her, "Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted." And her daughter was healed fromat that very hourmoment.
Compared to TNIVThen Jesus said to her, "Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted." And her daughter was healed fromat that very hourmoment.

Luke 1:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ ἀποκριθεὶς ὁ ἄγγελος εἶπεν αὐτῷ· Ἐγώ εἰμι Γαβριὴλ ὁ παρεστηκὼς ἐνώπιον τοῦ θεοῦ, καὶ ἀπεστάλην λαλῆσαι πρὸς σὲ καὶ εὐαγγελίσασθαί σοι ταῦτα·
NIV1984The angel answered, "I am Gabriel. I stand in the presence of God, and I have been sent to speak to you and to tell you this good news.
TNIVThe angel said to him, "I am Gabriel. I stand in the presence of God, and I have been sent to speak to you and to tell you this good news.
NIV2011The angel said to him, "I am Gabriel. I stand in the presence of God, and I have been sent to speak to you and to tell you this good news.
Compared to NIV1984The angel answeredsaid to him, "I am Gabriel. I stand in the presence of God, and I have been sent to speak to you and to tell you this good news.
Compared to TNIVThe angel said to him, "I am Gabriel. I stand in the presence of God, and I have been sent to speak to you and to tell you this good news.

John 16:31

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἀπεκρίθη ⸀αὐτοῖς Ἰησοῦς· Ἄρτι πιστεύετε;
SBLGNT apparatusαὐτοῖς WH Treg NIV ] + ὁ RP
NIV1984"You believe at last!" Jesus answered.
TNIV"Do you now believe?" Jesus replied.
NIV2011"Do you now believe?" Jesus replied.
Compared to NIV1984"YouDo believeyou atnow last!" believe?" Jesus answeredreplied.
Compared to TNIV"Do you now believe?" Jesus replied.

Verses where Answered was added

Ruth 2:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְהִנֵּה־ בֹ֗עַז בָּ֚א מִבֵּ֣ית לֶ֔חֶם וַיֹּ֥אמֶר לַקּוֹצְרִ֖ים יְהוָ֣ה עִמָּכֶ֑ם וַיֹּ֥אמְרוּ ל֖וֹ יְבָרֶכְךָ֥ יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984Just then Boaz arrived from Bethlehem and greeted the harvesters, "The LORD be with you!" "The LORD bless you!" they called back.
TNIVJust then Boaz arrived from Bethlehem and greeted the harvesters, "The LORD be with you!" "The LORD bless you!" they answered.
NIV2011Just then Boaz arrived from Bethlehem and greeted the harvesters, "The LORD be with you!" "The LORD bless you!" they answered.
Compared to NIV1984Just then Boaz arrived from Bethlehem and greeted the harvesters, "The LORD be with you!" "The LORD bless you!" they called backanswered.
Compared to TNIVJust then Boaz arrived from Bethlehem and greeted the harvesters, "The LORD be with you!" "The LORD bless you!" they answered.

1 Samuel 14:41

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֣אמֶר שָׁא֗וּל אֶל־ יְהוָ֛ה אֱלֹהֵ֥י יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל הָ֣בָה תָמִ֑ים וַיִּלָּכֵ֧ד יוֹנָתָ֛ן וְשָׁא֖וּל וְהָעָ֥ם יָצָֽאוּ׃
NIV1984Then Saul prayed to the LORD, the God of Israel, "Give me the right answer." And Jonathan and Saul were taken by lot, and the men were cleared.
TNIVThen Saul prayed to the LORD, the God of Israel, "Why have you not answered your servant today? If the fault is in me or my son Jonathan, respond with Urim, but if the men of Israel are at fault, respond with Thummim." Jonathan and Saul were taken by lot, and the men were cleared.
NIV2011Then Saul prayed to the LORD, the God of Israel, "Why have you not answered your servant today? If the fault is in me or my son Jonathan, respond with Urim, but if the men of Israel are at fault, respond with Thummim." Jonathan and Saul were taken by lot, and the men were cleared.
Compared to NIV1984Then Saul prayed to the LORD, the God of Israel, "GiveWhy have you not answered your servant today? If the fault is in me or my son Jonathan, respond with Urim, but if the rightmen answer." Andof Israel are at fault, respond with Thummim." Jonathan and Saul were taken by lot, and the men were cleared.
Compared to TNIVThen Saul prayed to the LORD, the God of Israel, "Why have you not answered your servant today? If the fault is in me or my son Jonathan, respond with Urim, but if the men of Israel are at fault, respond with Thummim." Jonathan and Saul were taken by lot, and the men were cleared.


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