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

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The word 'Behold' occurs 5 times less often in the NIV2011 (1 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (6 times). The word 'Behold' was removed in 5 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Behold' 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 text240.0%
New text in NIV2011360.0%

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

Verses where Behold was removed

Isaiah 65:17

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּֽי־ הִנְנִ֥י בוֹרֵ֛א שָׁמַ֥יִם חֲדָשִׁ֖ים וָאָ֣רֶץ חֲדָשָׁ֑ה וְלֹ֤א תִזָּכַ֙רְנָה֙ הָרִ֣אשֹׁנ֔וֹת וְלֹ֥א תַעֲלֶ֖ינָה עַל־ לֵֽב׃
NIV1984"Behold, I will create new heavens and a new earth. The former things will not be remembered, nor will they come to mind.
TNIV"See, I will create new heavens and a new earth. The former things will not be remembered, nor will they come to mind.
NIV2011"See, I will create new heavens and a new earth. The former things will not be remembered, nor will they come to mind.
Compared to NIV1984"BeholdSee, I will create new heavens and a new earth. The former things will not be remembered, nor will they come to mind.
Compared to TNIV"See, I will create new heavens and a new earth. The former things will not be remembered, nor will they come to mind.

Revelation 1:18

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ ὁ ζῶν — καὶ ἐγενόμην νεκρὸς καὶ ἰδοὺ ζῶν εἰμι εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας τῶν ⸀αἰώνων — καὶ ἔχω τὰς κλεῖς τοῦ θανάτου καὶ τοῦ ᾅδου.
SBLGNT apparatusαἰώνων WH Treg NIV ] + ἀμήν RP
NIV1984I am the Living One; I was dead, and behold I am alive for ever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and Hades.
TNIVI am the Living One; I was dead, and now look, I am alive for ever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and Hades.
NIV2011I am the Living One; I was dead, and now look, I am alive for ever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and Hades.
Compared to NIV1984I am the Living One; I was dead, and beholdnow look, I am alive for ever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and Hades.
Compared to TNIVI am the Living One; I was dead, and now look, I am alive for ever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and Hades.

Revelation 16:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἸδοὺ ἔρχομαι ὡς κλέπτης. μακάριος ὁ γρηγορῶν καὶ τηρῶν τὰ ἱμάτια αὐτοῦ, ἵνα μὴ γυμνὸς περιπατῇ καὶ βλέπωσιν τὴν ἀσχημοσύνην αὐτοῦ —
NIV1984"Behold, I come like a thief! Blessed is he who stays awake and keeps his clothes with him, so that he may not go naked and be shamefully exposed."
TNIV"Look, I come like a thief! Blessed are those who stay awake and keep their clothes on, so that they may not go naked and be shamefully exposed."
NIV2011"Look, I come like a thief! Blessed is the one who stays awake and remains clothed, so as not to go naked and be shamefully exposed."
Compared to NIV1984"BeholdLook, I come like a thief! Blessed is hethe one who stays awake and keepsremains his clothes with himclothed, so thatas he may not to go naked and be shamefully exposed."
Compared to TNIV"Look, I come like a thief! Blessed areis thosethe one who staystays awake and keepremains their clothes onclothed, so thatas they may not to go naked and be shamefully exposed."

Revelation 22:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ ἰδοὺ ἔρχομαι ταχύ· μακάριος ὁ τηρῶν τοὺς λόγους τῆς προφητείας τοῦ βιβλίου τούτου.
NIV1984"Behold, I am coming soon! Blessed is he who keeps the words of the prophecy in this book."
TNIV"Look, I am coming soon! Blessed are those who keep the words of the prophecy in this scroll."
NIV2011"Look, I am coming soon! Blessed is the one who keeps the words of the prophecy written in this scroll."
Compared to NIV1984"BeholdLook, I am coming soon! Blessed is hethe one who keeps the words of the prophecy written in this bookscroll."
Compared to TNIV"Look, I am coming soon! Blessed areis thosethe one who keepkeeps the words of the prophecy written in this scroll."

Revelation 22:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἸδοὺ ἔρχομαι ταχύ, καὶ ὁ μισθός μου μετ’ ἐμοῦ, ἀποδοῦναι ἑκάστῳ ὡς τὸ ἔργον ⸀ἐστὶν αὐτοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusἐστὶν WH Treg NIV ] ἔσται RP
NIV1984"Behold, I am coming soon! My reward is with me, and I will give to everyone according to what he has done.
TNIV"Look, I am coming soon! My reward is with me, and I will give to everyone according to what they have done.
NIV2011"Look, I am coming soon! My reward is with me, and I will give to each person according to what they have done.
Compared to NIV1984"BeholdLook, I am coming soon! My reward is with me, and I will give to everyoneeach person according to what hethey hashave done.
Compared to TNIV"Look, I am coming soon! My reward is with me, and I will give to everyoneeach person according to what they have done.


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