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

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The word 'Can' occurs 21 times more often in the NIV2011 (755 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (734 times). The word 'Can' was removed in 13 verses, and added in 34 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Can' 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 text3778.7%
New text in NIV20111021.3%

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

Verses where Can was removed

2 Samuel 17:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְאִם־ אֶל־ עִיר֙ יֵֽאָסֵ֔ף וְהִשִּׂ֧יאוּ כָֽל־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֛ל אֶל־ הָעִ֥יר הַהִ֖יא חֲבָלִ֑ים וְסָחַ֤בְנוּ אֹתוֹ֙ עַד־ הַנַּ֔חַל עַ֛ד אֲשֶֽׁר־ לֹא־ נִמְצָ֥א שָׁ֖ם גַּם־ צְרֽוֹר׃
NIV1984If he withdraws into a city, then all Israel will bring ropes to that city, and we will drag it down to the valley until not even a piece of it can be found."
TNIVIf he withdraws into a city, then all Israel will bring ropes to that city, and we will drag it down to the valley until not so much as a pebble is left."
NIV2011If he withdraws into a city, then all Israel will bring ropes to that city, and we will drag it down to the valley until not so much as a pebble is left."
Compared to NIV1984If he withdraws into a city, then all Israel will bring ropes to that city, and we will drag it down to the valley until not evenso amuch pieceas ofa itpebble canis be foundleft."
Compared to TNIVIf he withdraws into a city, then all Israel will bring ropes to that city, and we will drag it down to the valley until not so much as a pebble is left."

Psalms 4:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSזִבְח֥וּ זִבְחֵי־ צֶ֑דֶק וּ֝בִטְח֗וּ אֶל־ יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984Many are asking, "Who can show us any good?" Let the light of your face shine upon us, O LORD.
TNIVMany, LORD, are asking, "Who will bring us prosperity?" Let the light of your face shine on us.
NIV2011Many, LORD, are asking, "Who will bring us prosperity?" Let the light of your face shine on us.
Compared to NIV1984Many , LORD, are asking, "Who canwill showbring us any goodprosperity?" Let the light of your face shine uponon us, O LORD.
Compared to TNIVMany, LORD, are asking, "Who will bring us prosperity?" Let the light of your face shine on us.

Psalms 22:17

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּ֥י סְבָב֗וּנִי כְּלָ֫בִ֥ים עֲדַ֣ת מְ֭רֵעִים הִקִּיפ֑וּנִי כָּ֝אֲרִ֗י יָדַ֥י וְרַגְלָֽי׃
NIV1984I can count all my bones; people stare and gloat over me.
TNIVAll my bones are on display; people stare and gloat over me.
NIV2011All my bones are on display; people stare and gloat over me.
Compared to NIV1984IAll canmy countbones allare myon bonesdisplay; people stare and gloat over me.
Compared to TNIVAll my bones are on display; people stare and gloat over me.

Psalms 73:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְֽאָמְר֗וּ אֵיכָ֥ה יָדַֽע־ אֵ֑ל וְיֵ֖שׁ דֵּעָ֣ה בְעֶלְיֽוֹן׃
NIV1984They say, "How can God know? Does the Most High have knowledge?"
TNIVThey say, "How would God know? Does the Most High know anything?"
NIV2011They say, "How would God know? Does the Most High know anything?"
Compared to NIV1984They say, "How canwould God know? Does the Most High haveknow knowledgeanything?"
Compared to TNIVThey say, "How would God know? Does the Most High know anything?"

Psalms 116:12

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמָֽה־ אָשִׁ֥יב לַיהוָ֑ה כָּֽל־ תַּגְמוּל֥וֹהִי עָלָֽי׃
NIV1984How can I repay the LORD for all his goodness to me?
TNIVWhat shall I return to the LORD for all his goodness to me?
NIV2011What shall I return to the LORD for all his goodness to me?
Compared to NIV1984HowWhat canshall I repayreturn to the LORD for all his goodness to me?
Compared to TNIVWhat shall I return to the LORD for all his goodness to me?

Proverbs 22:21

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלְהוֹדִֽיעֲךָ֗ קֹ֭שְׁטְ3 אִמְרֵ֣י אֱמֶ֑ת לְהָשִׁ֥יב אֲמָרִ֥ים אֱ֝מֶ֗ת לְשֹׁלְחֶֽיךָ׃
NIV1984teaching you true and reliable words, so that you can give sound answers to him who sent you?
TNIVteaching you to be honest and to speak the truth, so that you bring back truthful reports to those you serve?
NIV2011teaching you to be honest and to speak the truth, so that you bring back truthful reports to those you serve?
Compared to NIV1984teaching you trueto be honest and reliableto wordsspeak the truth, so that you canbring giveback soundtruthful answersreports to himthose who sent you serve?
Compared to TNIVteaching you to be honest and to speak the truth, so that you bring back truthful reports to those you serve?

Proverbs 29:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבְּפֶ֤שַֽׁע אִ֣ישׁ רָ֣ע מוֹקֵ֑שׁ וְ֝צַדִּ֗יק יָר֥וּן וְשָׂמֵֽחַ׃
NIV1984An evil man is snared by his own sin, but a righteous one can sing and be glad.
TNIVEvildoers are snared by their own sin, but the righteous shout for joy and are glad.
NIV2011Evildoers are snared by their own sin, but the righteous shout for joy and are glad.
Compared to NIV1984AnEvildoers evilare man is snared by histheir own sin, but athe righteous oneshout canfor singjoy and beare glad.
Compared to TNIVEvildoers are snared by their own sin, but the righteous shout for joy and are glad.

Isaiah 47:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס כֵּ֥ן הָיוּ־ לָ֖ךְ אֲשֶׁ֣ר יָגָ֑עַתְּ סֹחֲרַ֣יִךְ מִנְּעוּרַ֗יִךְ אִ֤ישׁ לְעֶבְרוֹ֙ תָּע֔וּ אֵ֖ין מוֹשִׁיעֵֽךְ׃
NIV1984That is all they can do for you-- these you have labored with and trafficked with since childhood. Each of them goes on in his error; there is not one that can save you.
TNIVThat is all they can do for you-- these you have dealt with and labored with since childhood. All of them go on in their error; there is not one that can save you.
NIV2011That is all they are to you-- these you have dealt with and labored with since childhood. All of them go on in their error; there is not one that can save you.
Compared to NIV1984That is all they canare doto for you-- these you have laboreddealt with and traffickedlabored with since childhood. EachAll of them goesgo on in histheir error; there is not one that can save you.
Compared to TNIVThat is all they canare do forto you-- these you have dealt with and labored with since childhood. All of them go on in their error; there is not one that can save you.

Isaiah 53:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמֵעֹ֤צֶר וּמִמִּשְׁפָּט֙ לֻקָּ֔ח וְאֶת־ דּוֹר֖וֹ מִ֣י יְשׂוֹחֵ֑חַ כִּ֤י נִגְזַר֙ מֵאֶ֣רֶץ חַיִּ֔ים מִפֶּ֥שַׁע עַמִּ֖י נֶ֥גַע לָֽמוֹ׃
NIV1984By oppression and judgment he was taken away. And who can speak of his descendants? For he was cut off from the land of the living; for the transgression of my people he was stricken.
TNIVBy oppression and judgment he was taken away. Yet who of his generation protested? For he was cut off from the land of the living; for the transgression of my people he was punished.
NIV2011By oppression and judgment he was taken away. Yet who of his generation protested? For he was cut off from the land of the living; for the transgression of my people he was punished.
Compared to NIV1984By oppression and judgment he was taken away. AndYet who can speak of his descendantsgeneration protested? For he was cut off from the land of the living; for the transgression of my people he was strickenpunished.
Compared to TNIVBy oppression and judgment he was taken away. Yet who of his generation protested? For he was cut off from the land of the living; for the transgression of my people he was punished.

Jeremiah 15:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאַ֣תְּ נָטַ֥שְׁתְּ אֹתִ֛י נְאֻם־ יְהוָ֖ה אָח֣וֹר תֵּלֵ֑כִי וָאַ֨ט אֶת־ יָדִ֤י עָלַ֙יִךְ֙ וָֽאַשְׁחִיתֵ֔ךְ נִלְאֵ֖יתִי הִנָּחֵֽם׃
NIV1984You have rejected me," declares the LORD. "You keep on backsliding. So I will lay hands on you and destroy you; I can no longer show compassion.
TNIVYou have rejected me," declares the LORD. "You keep on backsliding. So I will lay hands on you and destroy you; I am tired of holding back.
NIV2011You have rejected me," declares the LORD. "You keep on backsliding. So I will reach out and destroy you; I am tired of holding back.
Compared to NIV1984You have rejected me," declares the LORD. "You keep on backsliding. So I will layreach handsout on you and destroy you; I canam notired longerof showholding compassionback.
Compared to TNIVYou have rejected me," declares the LORD. "You keep on backsliding. So I will layreach hands on youout and destroy you; I am tired of holding back.

John 10:28

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκἀγὼ ⸂δίδωμι αὐτοῖς ζωὴν αἰώνιον⸃, καὶ οὐ μὴ ἀπόλωνται εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα, καὶ οὐχ ἁρπάσει τις αὐτὰ ἐκ τῆς χειρός μου.
SBLGNT apparatusδίδωμι αὐτοῖς ζωὴν αἰώνιον WH Treg NIV ] ζωὴν αἰώνιον δίδωμι αὐτοῖς RP
NIV1984I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one can snatch them out of my hand.
TNIVI give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand.
NIV2011I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand.
Compared to NIV1984I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one canwill snatch them out of my hand.
Compared to TNIVI give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand.

Ephesians 1:21

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὑπεράνω πάσης ἀρχῆς καὶ ἐξουσίας καὶ δυνάμεως καὶ κυριότητος καὶ παντὸς ὀνόματος ὀνομαζομένου οὐ μόνον ἐν τῷ αἰῶνι τούτῳ ἀλλὰ καὶ ἐν τῷ μέλλοντι·
NIV1984far above all rule and authority, power and dominion, and every title that can be given, not only in the present age but also in the one to come.
TNIVfar above all rule and authority, power and dominion, and every name that can be invoked, not only in the present age but also in the one to come.
NIV2011far above all rule and authority, power and dominion, and every name that is invoked, not only in the present age but also in the one to come.
Compared to NIV1984far above all rule and authority, power and dominion, and every titlename that canis be giveninvoked, not only in the present age but also in the one to come.
Compared to TNIVfar above all rule and authority, power and dominion, and every name that can beis invoked, not only in the present age but also in the one to come.

1 Peter 4:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTΠάντων δὲ τὸ τέλος ἤγγικεν. σωφρονήσατε οὖν καὶ νήψατε ⸀εἰς προσευχάς·
SBLGNT apparatusεἰς WH Treg NIV] + τὰς RP
NIV1984The end of all things is near. Therefore be clear minded and self-controlled so that you can pray.
TNIVThe end of all things is near. Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray.
NIV2011The end of all things is near. Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray.
Compared to NIV1984The end of all things is near. Therefore be clearalert minded and self-controlledof sober mind so that you canmay pray.
Compared to TNIVThe end of all things is near. Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray.

Verses where Can was added

Exodus 21:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס אִם־ יָק֞וּם וְהִתְהַלֵּ֥ךְ בַּח֛וּץ עַל־ מִשְׁעַנְתּ֖וֹ וְנִקָּ֣ה הַמַּכֶּ֑ה רַ֥ק שִׁבְתּ֛וֹ יִתֵּ֖ן וְרַפֹּ֥א יְרַפֵּֽא׃
NIV1984the one who struck the blow will not be held responsible if the other gets up and walks around outside with his staff; however, he must pay the injured man for the loss of his time and see that he is completely healed.
TNIVthe one who struck the blow will not be held liable if the other can get up and walk around outside with a staff; however, the guilty party must pay the injured person for any loss of time and see that the victim is completely healed.
NIV2011the one who struck the blow will not be held liable if the other can get up and walk around outside with a staff; however, the guilty party must pay the injured person for any loss of time and see that the victim is completely healed.
Compared to NIV1984the one who struck the blow will not be held responsibleliable if the other getscan get up and walkswalk around outside with hisa staff; however, hethe guilty party must pay the injured manperson for theany loss of his time and see that hethe victim is completely healed.
Compared to TNIVthe one who struck the blow will not be held liable if the other can get up and walk around outside with a staff; however, the guilty party must pay the injured person for any loss of time and see that the victim is completely healed.

Exodus 22:27

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאֱלֹהִ֖ים לֹ֣א תְקַלֵּ֑ל וְנָשִׂ֥יא בְעַמְּךָ֖ לֹ֥א תָאֹֽר׃
NIV1984because his cloak is the only covering he has for his body. What else will he sleep in? When he cries out to me, I will hear, for I am compassionate.
TNIVbecause that cloak is the only covering your neighbor has. What else can your neighbor sleep in? When he cries out to me, I will hear, for I am compassionate.
NIV2011because that cloak is the only covering your neighbor has. What else can they sleep in? When they cry out to me, I will hear, for I am compassionate.
Compared to NIV1984because histhat cloak is the only covering heyour hasneighbor for his bodyhas. What else willcan hethey sleep in? When hethey criescry out to me, I will hear, for I am compassionate.
Compared to TNIVbecause that cloak is the only covering your neighbor has. What else can yourthey neighbor sleep in? When hethey criescry out to me, I will hear, for I am compassionate.

Leviticus 10:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוּֽלֲהַבְדִּ֔יל בֵּ֥ין הַקֹּ֖דֶשׁ וּבֵ֣ין הַחֹ֑ל וּבֵ֥ין הַטָּמֵ֖א וּבֵ֥ין הַטָּהֽוֹר׃
NIV1984You must distinguish between the holy and the common, between the unclean and the clean,
TNIVso that you can distinguish between the holy and the common, between the unclean and the clean,
NIV2011so that you can distinguish between the holy and the common, between the unclean and the clean,
Compared to NIV1984Youso mustthat you can distinguish between the holy and the common, between the unclean and the clean,
Compared to TNIVso that you can distinguish between the holy and the common, between the unclean and the clean,

Leviticus 10:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוּלְהוֹרֹ֖ת אֶת־ בְּנֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל אֵ֚ת כָּל־ הַ֣חֻקִּ֔ים אֲשֶׁ֨ר דִּבֶּ֧ר יְהוָ֛ה אֲלֵיהֶ֖ם בְּיַד־ מֹשֶֽׁה׃
NIV1984and you must teach the Israelites all the decrees the LORD has given them through Moses."
TNIVand so you can teach the Israelites all the decrees the LORD has given them through Moses."
NIV2011and so you can teach the Israelites all the decrees the LORD has given them through Moses."
Compared to NIV1984and so you mustcan teach the Israelites all the decrees the LORD has given them through Moses."
Compared to TNIVand so you can teach the Israelites all the decrees the LORD has given them through Moses."

Leviticus 13:37

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס וְאִם־ בְּעֵינָיו֩ עָמַ֨ד הַנֶּ֜תֶק וְשֵׂעָ֨ר שָׁחֹ֧ר צָֽמַח־ בּ֛וֹ נִרְפָּ֥א הַנֶּ֖תֶק טָה֣וֹר ה֑וּא וְטִהֲר֖וֹ הַכֹּהֵֽן׃
NIV1984If, however, in his judgment it is unchanged and black hair has grown in it, the itch is healed. He is clean, and the priest shall pronounce him clean.
TNIVIf, however, the sore is unchanged so far as the priest can see, and if black hair has grown in it, the affected person is healed. They are clean, and the priest shall pronounce them clean.
NIV2011If, however, the sore is unchanged so far as the priest can see, and if black hair has grown in it, the affected person is healed. They are clean, and the priest shall pronounce them clean.
Compared to NIV1984If, however, inthe hissore judgment it is unchanged so far as the priest can see, and if black hair has grown in it, the itchaffected person is healed. HeThey isare clean, and the priest shall pronounce himthem clean.
Compared to TNIVIf, however, the sore is unchanged so far as the priest can see, and if black hair has grown in it, the affected person is healed. They are clean, and the priest shall pronounce them clean.

Numbers 22:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְעַתָּ֗ה שְׁב֨וּ נָ֥א בָזֶ֛ה גַּם־ אַתֶּ֖ם הַלָּ֑יְלָה וְאֵ֣דְעָ֔ה מַה־ יֹּסֵ֥ף יְהוָ֖ה דַּבֵּ֥ר עִמִּֽי׃
NIV1984Now stay here tonight as the others did, and I will find out what else the LORD will tell me."
TNIVNow spend the night here so that I can find out what else the LORD will tell me."
NIV2011Now spend the night here so that I can find out what else the LORD will tell me."
Compared to NIV1984Now stayspend herethe tonightnight ashere theso othersthat did, and I willcan find out what else the LORD will tell me."
Compared to TNIVNow spend the night here so that I can find out what else the LORD will tell me."

Job 9:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאִם־ לְכֹ֣חַ אַמִּ֣יץ הִנֵּ֑ה וְאִם־ לְ֝מִשְׁפָּ֗ט מִ֣י יוֹעִידֵֽנִי׃
NIV1984If it is a matter of strength, he is mighty! And if it is a matter of justice, who will summon him?
TNIVIf it is a matter of strength, he is mighty! And if it is a matter of justice, who can challenge him?
NIV2011If it is a matter of strength, he is mighty! And if it is a matter of justice, who can challenge him?
Compared to NIV1984If it is a matter of strength, he is mighty! And if it is a matter of justice, who willcan summonchallenge him?
Compared to TNIVIf it is a matter of strength, he is mighty! And if it is a matter of justice, who can challenge him?

Job 23:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSשָׁ֗ם יָ֭שָׁר נוֹכָ֣ח עִמּ֑וֹ וַאֲפַלְּטָ֥ה לָ֝נֶ֗צַח מִשֹּׁפְטִֽי׃
NIV1984There an upright man could present his case before him, and I would be delivered forever from my judge.
TNIVThere the upright can establish their innocence before him, and there I would be delivered forever from my judge.
NIV2011There the upright can establish their innocence before him, and there I would be delivered forever from my judge.
Compared to NIV1984There anthe upright mancan couldestablish presenttheir hisinnocence case before him, and there I would be delivered forever from my judge.
Compared to TNIVThere the upright can establish their innocence before him, and there I would be delivered forever from my judge.

Job 30:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSנָתְס֗וּ נְֽתִיבָ֫תִ֥י לְהַוָּתִֽי3 יֹעִ֑ילוּ לֹ֖א עֹזֵ֣ר לָֽמוֹ׃
NIV1984They break up my road; they succeed in destroying me-- without anyone's helping them.
TNIVThey break up my road; they succeed in destroying me. 'No one can help him,' they say.
NIV2011They break up my road; they succeed in destroying me. 'No one can help him,' they say.
Compared to NIV1984They break up my road; they succeed in destroying me-- without. 'No anyone'sone helpingcan themhelp him,' they say.
Compared to TNIVThey break up my road; they succeed in destroying me. 'No one can help him,' they say.

Job 33:26

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSיֶעְתַּ֤ר אֶל־ אֱל֨וֹהַּ ׀ וַיִּרְצֵ֗הוּ וַיַּ֣רְא פָּ֭נָיו בִּתְרוּעָ֑ה וַיָּ֥שֶׁב לֶ֝אֱנ֗וֹשׁ צִדְקָתֽוֹ׃
NIV1984He prays to God and finds favor with him, he sees God's face and shouts for joy; he is restored by God to his righteous state.
TNIVthen they can pray to God and find favor with him, they will see God's face and shout for joy; he will restore them to full well-being.
NIV2011then that person can pray to God and find favor with him, they will see God's face and shout for joy; he will restore them to full well-being.
Compared to NIV1984Hethen praysthat person can pray to God and findsfind favor with him, hethey seeswill see God's face and shoutsshout for joy; he iswill restoredrestore bythem God to hisfull righteous statewell-being.
Compared to TNIVthen theythat person can pray to God and find favor with him, they will see God's face and shout for joy; he will restore them to full well-being.

Job 41:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSנַ֭פְשׁוֹ גֶּחָלִ֣ים תְּלַהֵ֑ט וְ֝לַ֗הַב מִפִּ֥יו יֵצֵֽא׃
NIV1984Who can strip off his outer coat? Who would approach him with a bridle?
TNIVWho can strip off its outer coat? Who can penetrate its double coat of armor?
NIV2011Who can strip off its outer coat? Who can penetrate its double coat of armor?
Compared to NIV1984Who can strip off hisits outer coat? Who wouldcan approachpenetrate himits withdouble acoat bridleof armor?
Compared to TNIVWho can strip off its outer coat? Who can penetrate its double coat of armor?

Psalms 5:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSתְּאַבֵּד֮ דֹּבְרֵ֪י כָ֫זָ֥ב אִישׁ־ דָּמִ֥ים וּמִרְמָ֗ה יְתָ֘עֵ֥ב ׀ יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984But I, by your great mercy, will come into your house; in reverence will I bow down toward your holy temple.
TNIVBut I, by your great love, can come into your house; in reverence I bow down toward your holy temple.
NIV2011But I, by your great love, can come into your house; in reverence I bow down toward your holy temple.
Compared to NIV1984But I, by your great mercylove, willcan come into your house; in reverence will I bow down toward your holy temple.
Compared to TNIVBut I, by your great love, can come into your house; in reverence I bow down toward your holy temple.

Psalms 59:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSעֻ֭זּוֹ אֵלֶ֣יךָ אֶשְׁמֹ֑רָה כִּֽי־ אֱ֝לֹהִ֗ים מִשְׂגַּבִּֽי׃
NIV1984my loving God. God will go before me and will let me gloat over those who slander me.
TNIVmy God on whom I can rely. God will go before me and will let me gloat over those who slander me.
NIV2011my God on whom I can rely. God will go before me and will let me gloat over those who slander me.
Compared to NIV1984my loving God on whom I can rely. God will go before me and will let me gloat over those who slander me.
Compared to TNIVmy God on whom I can rely. God will go before me and will let me gloat over those who slander me.

Psalms 59:17

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַאֲנִ֤י ׀ אָשִׁ֣יר עֻזֶּךָ֮ וַאֲרַנֵּ֥ן לַבֹּ֗קֶר חַ֫סְדֶּ֥ךָ כִּֽי־ הָיִ֣יתָ מִשְׂגָּ֣ב לִ֑י וּ֝מָנ֗וֹס בְּי֣וֹם צַר־ לִֽי׃
NIV1984O my Strength, I sing praise to you; you, O God, are my fortress, my loving God.
TNIVYou are my strength, I sing praise to you; you, God, are my fortress, my God on whom I can rely.
NIV2011You are my strength, I sing praise to you; you, God, are my fortress, my God on whom I can rely.
Compared to NIV1984OYou are my Strengthstrength, I sing praise to you; you, O God, are my fortress, my loving God on whom I can rely.
Compared to TNIVYou are my strength, I sing praise to you; you, God, are my fortress, my God on whom I can rely.

Psalms 89:48

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSזְכָר־ אֲנִ֥י מֶה־ חָ֑לֶד עַל־ מַה־ שָּׁ֝֗וְא בָּרָ֥אתָ כָל־ בְּנֵי־ אָדָֽם׃
NIV1984What man can live and not see death, or save himself from the power of the grave? Selah
TNIVWho can live and not see death, or who can escape the power of the grave?
NIV2011Who can live and not see death, or who can escape the power of the grave?
Compared to NIV1984WhatWho man can live and not see death, or savewho himselfcan fromescape the power of the grave? Selah?
Compared to TNIVWho can live and not see death, or who can escape the power of the grave?

Psalms 119:42

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְאֶֽעֱנֶ֣ה חֹרְפִ֣י דָבָ֑ר כִּֽי־ בָ֝טַחְתִּי בִּדְבָרֶֽךָ׃
NIV1984then I will answer the one who taunts me, for I trust in your word.
TNIVthen I can answer anyone who taunts me, for I trust in your word.
NIV2011then I can answer anyone who taunts me, for I trust in your word.
Compared to NIV1984then I willcan answer the oneanyone who taunts me, for I trust in your word.
Compared to TNIVthen I can answer anyone who taunts me, for I trust in your word.

Psalms 130:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּֽי־ עִמְּךָ֥ הַסְּלִיחָ֑ה לְ֝מַ֗עַן תִּוָּרֵֽא׃
NIV1984But with you there is forgiveness; therefore you are feared.
TNIVBut with you there is forgiveness, so that we can, with reverence, serve you.
NIV2011But with you there is forgiveness, so that we can, with reverence, serve you.
Compared to NIV1984But with you there is forgiveness; therefore, so youthat arewe fearedcan, with reverence, serve you.
Compared to TNIVBut with you there is forgiveness, so that we can, with reverence, serve you.

Proverbs 1:17

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּֽי־ חִ֭נָּם מְזֹרָ֣ה הָרָ֑שֶׁת בְּ֝עֵינֵ֗י כָל־ בַּ֥עַל1 כָּנָֽף׃
NIV1984How useless to spread a net in full view of all the birds!
TNIVHow useless to spread a net where every bird can see it!
NIV2011How useless to spread a net where every bird can see it!
Compared to NIV1984How useless to spread a net inwhere fullevery viewbird ofcan allsee the birdsit!
Compared to TNIVHow useless to spread a net where every bird can see it!

Proverbs 6:26

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּ֤י בְעַד־ אִשָּׁ֥ה זוֹנָ֗ה עַֽד־ כִּכַּ֫ר לָ֥חֶם וְאֵ֥שֶׁת אִ֑ישׁ נֶ֖פֶשׁ יְקָרָ֣ה תָצֽוּד׃
NIV1984for the prostitute reduces you to a loaf of bread, and the adulteress preys upon your very life.
TNIVFor a prostitute can be had for a loaf of bread, but another man's wife preys on your very life.
NIV2011For a prostitute can be had for a loaf of bread, but another man's wife preys on your very life.
Compared to NIV1984forFor thea prostitute reducescan yoube tohad for a loaf of bread, andbut theanother adulteressman's wife preys uponon your very life.
Compared to TNIVFor a prostitute can be had for a loaf of bread, but another man's wife preys on your very life.

Proverbs 12:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלֹא־ יִכּ֣וֹן אָדָ֣ם בְּרֶ֑שַׁע וְשֹׁ֥רֶשׁ צַ֝דִּיקִ֗ים בַּל־ יִמּֽוֹט׃
NIV1984A man cannot be established through wickedness, but the righteous cannot be uprooted.
TNIVNo one can be established through wickedness, but the righteous cannot be uprooted.
NIV2011No one can be established through wickedness, but the righteous cannot be uprooted.
Compared to NIV1984ANo manone cannotcan be established through wickedness, but the righteous cannot be uprooted.
Compared to TNIVNo one can be established through wickedness, but the righteous cannot be uprooted.

Proverbs 18:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSרֽוּחַ־ אִ֭ישׁ יְכַלְכֵּ֣ל מַחֲלֵ֑הוּ וְר֥וּחַ נְ֝כֵאָ֗ה מִ֣י יִשָּׂאֶֽנָּה׃
NIV1984A man's spirit sustains him in sickness, but a crushed spirit who can bear?
TNIVThe human spirit can endure in sickness, but a crushed spirit who can bear?
NIV2011The human spirit can endure in sickness, but a crushed spirit who can bear?
Compared to NIV1984AThe man'shuman spirit sustainscan himendure in sickness, but a crushed spirit who can bear?
Compared to TNIVThe human spirit can endure in sickness, but a crushed spirit who can bear?

Proverbs 21:22

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSעִ֣יר גִּ֭בֹּרִים עָלָ֣ה חָכָ֑ם וַ֝יֹּ֗רֶד עֹ֣ז מִבְטֶחָֽה׃
NIV1984A wise man attacks the city of the mighty and pulls down the stronghold in which they trust.
TNIVOne who is wise can go up against the city of the mighty and pull down the stronghold in which they trust.
NIV2011One who is wise can go up against the city of the mighty and pull down the stronghold in which they trust.
Compared to NIV1984AOne who is wise mancan attacksgo up against the city of the mighty and pullspull down the stronghold in which they trust.
Compared to TNIVOne who is wise can go up against the city of the mighty and pull down the stronghold in which they trust.

Proverbs 25:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהָג֣וֹ סִיגִ֣ים מִכָּ֑סֶף וַיֵּצֵ֖א לַצֹּרֵ֣ף כֶּֽלִי׃
NIV1984Remove the dross from the silver, and out comes material for the silversmith;
TNIVRemove the dross from the silver, and a silversmith can produce a vessel;
NIV2011Remove the dross from the silver, and a silversmith can produce a vessel;
Compared to NIV1984Remove the dross from the silver, and outa comessilversmith materialcan forproduce thea silversmithvessel;
Compared to TNIVRemove the dross from the silver, and a silversmith can produce a vessel;

Proverbs 30:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSדִּבְרֵ֤י ׀ אָג֥וּר בִּן־ יָקֶ֗ה הַמַּ֫שָּׂ֥א נְאֻ֣ם הַ֭גֶּבֶר לְאִֽיתִיאֵ֑ל לְאִ֖יתִיאֵ֣ל וְאֻכָֽל׃
NIV1984The sayings of Agur son of Jakeh--an oracle: This man declared to Ithiel, to Ithiel and to Ucal:
TNIVThe sayings of Agur son of Jakeh--an inspired utterance. This man's utterance to Ithiel: "I am weary, God, but I can prevail.
NIV2011The sayings of Agur son of Jakeh--an inspired utterance. This man's utterance to Ithiel: "I am weary, God, but I can prevail.
Compared to NIV1984The sayings of Agur son of Jakeh--an oracle: inspired utterance. This man's declaredutterance to Ithiel, to: "I Ithielam andweary, God, but toI Ucal:can prevail.
Compared to TNIVThe sayings of Agur son of Jakeh--an inspired utterance. This man's utterance to Ithiel: "I am weary, God, but I can prevail.

Ecclesiastes 3:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאֶת־ הַכֹּ֥ל עָשָׂ֖ה יָפֶ֣ה בְעִתּ֑וֹ גַּ֤ם אֶת־ הָעֹלָם֙ נָתַ֣ן בְּלִבָּ֔ם מִבְּלִ֞י אֲשֶׁ֧ר לֹא־ יִמְצָ֣א הָאָדָ֗ם אֶת־ הַֽמַּעֲשֶׂ֛ה אֲשֶׁר־ עָשָׂ֥ה הָאֱלֹהִ֖ים מֵרֹ֥אשׁ וְעַד־ סֽוֹף׃
NIV1984He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the hearts of men; yet they cannot fathom what God has done from beginning to end.
TNIVHe has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.
NIV2011He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.
Compared to NIV1984He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the heartshuman of menheart; yet theyno cannotone can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.
Compared to TNIVHe has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.

Ecclesiastes 7:14

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSבְּי֤וֹם טוֹבָה֙ הֱיֵ֣ה בְט֔וֹב וּבְי֥וֹם רָעָ֖ה רְאֵ֑ה גַּ֣ם אֶת־ זֶ֤ה לְעֻמַּת־ זֶה֙ עָשָׂ֣ה הָֽאֱלֹהִ֔ים עַל־ דִּבְרַ֗ת שֶׁלֹּ֨א יִמְצָ֧א הָֽאָדָ֛ם אַחֲרָ֖יו מְאֽוּמָה׃
NIV1984When times are good, be happy; but when times are bad, consider: God has made the one as well as the other. Therefore, a man cannot discover anything about his future.
TNIVWhen times are good, be happy; but when times are bad, consider: God has made the one as well as the other. Therefore, you cannot discover anything about your future.
NIV2011When times are good, be happy; but when times are bad, consider this: God has made the one as well as the other. Therefore, no one can discover anything about their future.
Compared to NIV1984When times are good, be happy; but when times are bad, consider this: God has made the one as well as the other. Therefore, ano manone cannotcan discover anything about histheir future.
Compared to TNIVWhen times are good, be happy; but when times are bad, consider this: God has made the one as well as the other. Therefore, youno cannotone can discover anything about yourtheir future.

Ecclesiastes 8:17

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְרָאִיתִי֮ אֶת־ כָּל־ מַעֲשֵׂ֣ה הָאֱלֹהִים֒ כִּי֩ לֹ֨א יוּכַ֜ל הָאָדָ֗ם לִמְצוֹא֙ אֶת־ הַֽמַּעֲשֶׂה֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר נַעֲשָׂ֣ה תַֽחַת־ הַשֶּׁ֔מֶשׁ בְּ֠שֶׁל אֲשֶׁ֨ר יַעֲמֹ֧ל הָאָדָ֛ם לְבַקֵּ֖שׁ וְלֹ֣א יִמְצָ֑א וְגַ֨ם אִם־ יֹאמַ֤ר הֶֽחָכָם֙ לָדַ֔עַת לֹ֥א יוּכַ֖ל לִמְצֹֽא׃
NIV1984then I saw all that God has done. No one can comprehend what goes on under the sun. Despite all his efforts to search it out, man cannot discover its meaning. Even if a wise man claims he knows, he cannot really comprehend it.
TNIVthen I saw all that God has done. No one can comprehend what goes on under the sun. People toil to search it out, but no one can discover its meaning. Even if the wise claim they know, they cannot really comprehend it.
NIV2011then I saw all that God has done. No one can comprehend what goes on under the sun. Despite all their efforts to search it out, no one can discover its meaning. Even if the wise claim they know, they cannot really comprehend it.
Compared to NIV1984then I saw all that God has done. No one can comprehend what goes on under the sun. Despite all histheir efforts to search it out, manno cannotone can discover its meaning. Even if athe wise manclaim claimsthey he knowsknow, hethey cannot really comprehend it.
Compared to TNIVthen I saw all that God has done. No one can comprehend what goes on under the sun. PeopleDespite toilall their efforts to search it out, but no one can discover its meaning. Even if the wise claim they know, they cannot really comprehend it.

Isaiah 40:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמִֽי־ תִכֵּ֥ן אֶת־ ר֖וּחַ3 יְהוָ֑ה וְאִ֥ישׁ עֲצָת֖וֹ יוֹדִיעֶֽנּוּ׃
NIV1984Who has understood the mind of the LORD, or instructed him as his counselor?
TNIVWho can fathom the Spirit of the LORD, or instruct the LORD as his counselor?
NIV2011Who can fathom the Spirit of the LORD, or instruct the LORD as his counselor?
Compared to NIV1984Who hascan understoodfathom the mindSpirit of the LORD, or instructedinstruct himthe LORD as his counselor?
Compared to TNIVWho can fathom the Spirit of the LORD, or instruct the LORD as his counselor?

Matthew 12:31

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTδιὰ τοῦτο λέγω ὑμῖν, πᾶσα ἁμαρτία καὶ βλασφημία ἀφεθήσεται τοῖς ἀνθρώποις, ἡ δὲ τοῦ πνεύματος βλασφημία οὐκ ⸀ἀφεθήσεται.
SBLGNT apparatusἀφεθήσεται WH Treg NIV ] + τοῖς ἀνθρώποις RP
NIV1984And so I tell you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven men, but the blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven.
TNIVAnd so I tell you, people will be forgiven every sin and blasphemy. But blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven.
NIV2011And so I tell you, every kind of sin and slander can be forgiven, but blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven.
Compared to NIV1984And so I tell you, every kind of sin and blasphemyslander willcan be forgiven men, but the blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven.
Compared to TNIVAnd so I tell you, peopleevery willkind beof forgiven every sin and blasphemy. Butslander can be forgiven, but blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven.

Mark 3:28

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἈμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι πάντα ἀφεθήσεται ⸂τοῖς υἱοῖς τῶν ἀνθρώπων, τὰ ἁμαρτήματα⸃ καὶ ⸂αἱ βλασφημίαι ὅσα ἐὰν⸃ βλασφημήσωσιν·
SBLGNT apparatusτοῖς … ἀνθρώπων τὰ ἁμαρτήματα WH Treg NIV ] τὰ ἁμαρτήματα τοῖς … ἀνθρώπων RP • αἱ βλασφημίαι ὅσα ἐὰν WH Treg NIV ] βλασφημίαι ὅσας ἂν RP
NIV1984I tell you the truth, all the sins and blasphemies of men will be forgiven them.
TNIVTruly I tell you, people will be forgiven all their sins and all the blasphemies they utter.
NIV2011Truly I tell you, people can be forgiven all their sins and every slander they utter,
Compared to NIV1984Truly I tell you, people thecan truth, be forgiven all thetheir sins and blasphemiesevery ofslander menthey will be forgiven them.utter,
Compared to TNIVTruly I tell you, people willcan be forgiven all their sins and allevery theslander blasphemies they utter.,

Luke 17:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἘπερωτηθεὶς δὲ ὑπὸ τῶν Φαρισαίων πότε ἔρχεται ἡ βασιλεία τοῦ θεοῦ ἀπεκρίθη αὐτοῖς καὶ εἶπεν· Οὐκ ἔρχεται ἡ βασιλεία τοῦ θεοῦ μετὰ παρατηρήσεως,
NIV1984Once, having been asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, Jesus replied, "The kingdom of God does not come with your careful observation,
TNIVOnce, having been asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, Jesus replied, "The coming of the kingdom of God is not something that can be observed,
NIV2011Once, on being asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, Jesus replied, "The coming of the kingdom of God is not something that can be observed,
Compared to NIV1984Once, havingon beenbeing asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, Jesus replied, "The coming of the kingdom of God doesis not comesomething withthat yourcan carefulbe observationobserved,
Compared to TNIVOnce, havingon beenbeing asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, Jesus replied, "The coming of the kingdom of God is not something that can be observed,

Acts 8:36

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὡς δὲ ἐπορεύοντο κατὰ τὴν ὁδόν, ἦλθον ἐπί τι ὕδωρ, καί φησιν ὁ εὐνοῦχος· Ἰδοὺ ὕδωρ, τί κωλύει με ⸀βαπτισθῆναι;
SBLGNT apparatusβαπτισθῆναι; WH Treg NIV RP ] + 37 εἶπε δὲ ὁ Φίλιππος· Εἰ πιστεύεις ἐξ ὅλης τῆς καρδίας, ἔξεστιν. ἀποκριθεὶς δὲ εἶπε· Πιστεύω τὸν υἱὸν τοῦ θεοῦ εἶναι τὸν Ἰησοῦν Χριστόν. TR
NIV1984As they traveled along the road, they came to some water and the eunuch said, "Look, here is water. Why shouldn't I be baptized?"
TNIVAs they traveled along the road, they came to some water and the eunuch said, "Look, here is water. What can stand in the way of my being baptized?"
NIV2011As they traveled along the road, they came to some water and the eunuch said, "Look, here is water. What can stand in the way of my being baptized?"
Compared to NIV1984As they traveled along the road, they came to some water and the eunuch said, "Look, here is water. WhyWhat shouldn'tcan Istand bein the way of my being baptized?"
Compared to TNIVAs they traveled along the road, they came to some water and the eunuch said, "Look, here is water. What can stand in the way of my being baptized?"

Acts 25:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTΟἱ οὖν ⸂ἐν ὑμῖν, φησίν, δυνατοὶ⸃ συγκαταβάντες εἴ τί ἐστιν ἐν τῷ ἀνδρὶ ⸀ἄτοπον κατηγορείτωσαν αὐτοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusἐν ὑμῖν φησίν δυνατοὶ WH Treg NIV ] δυνατοὶ ἐν ὑμῖν φησίν RP • ἄτοπον WH Treg NIV ] τούτω RP
NIV1984Let some of your leaders come with me and press charges against the man there, if he has done anything wrong."
TNIVLet some of your leaders come with me, and if the man has done anything wrong, they can press charges against him there."
NIV2011Let some of your leaders come with me, and if the man has done anything wrong, they can press charges against him there."
Compared to NIV1984Let some of your leaders come with me , and pressif charges against the man there, if he has done anything wrong, they can press charges against him there."
Compared to TNIVLet some of your leaders come with me, and if the man has done anything wrong, they can press charges against him there."

Romans 5:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ οὐχ ὡς δι’ ἑνὸς ἁμαρτήσαντος τὸ δώρημα· τὸ μὲν γὰρ κρίμα ἐξ ἑνὸς εἰς κατάκριμα, τὸ δὲ χάρισμα ἐκ πολλῶν παραπτωμάτων εἰς δικαίωμα.
NIV1984Again, the gift of God is not like the result of the one man's sin: The judgment followed one sin and brought condemnation, but the gift followed many trespasses and brought justification.
TNIVNor can the gift of God be compared with the result of one man's sin: The judgment followed one sin and brought condemnation, but the gift followed many trespasses and brought justification.
NIV2011Nor can the gift of God be compared with the result of one man's sin: The judgment followed one sin and brought condemnation, but the gift followed many trespasses and brought justification.
Compared to NIV1984Again, Nor can the gift of God isbe notcompared likewith the result of the one man's sin: The judgment followed one sin and brought condemnation, but the gift followed many trespasses and brought justification.
Compared to TNIVNor can the gift of God be compared with the result of one man's sin: The judgment followed one sin and brought condemnation, but the gift followed many trespasses and brought justification.


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