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

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The word 'Choose' occurs 4 times more often in the NIV2011 (70 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (66 times). The word 'Choose' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 5 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Choose' 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 text583.3%
New text in NIV2011116.7%

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

Verses where Choose was removed

Proverbs 16:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSקְֽנֹה־ חָכְמָ֗ה מַה־ טּ֥וֹב מֵחָר֑וּץ וּקְנ֥וֹת בִּ֝ינָ֗ה נִבְחָ֥ר מִכָּֽסֶף׃
NIV1984How much better to get wisdom than gold, to choose understanding rather than silver!
TNIVHow much better to get wisdom than gold, to get insight rather than silver!
NIV2011How much better to get wisdom than gold, to get insight rather than silver!
Compared to NIV1984How much better to get wisdom than gold, to chooseget understandinginsight rather than silver!
Compared to TNIVHow much better to get wisdom than gold, to get insight rather than silver!

Verses where Choose was added

Deuteronomy 23:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלֹא־ תַסְגִּ֥יר עֶ֖בֶד אֶל־ אֲדֹנָ֑יו אֲשֶׁר־ יִנָּצֵ֥ל אֵלֶ֖יךָ מֵעִ֥ם אֲדֹנָֽיו׃
NIV1984Let him live among you wherever he likes and in whatever town he chooses. Do not oppress him.
TNIVLet them live among you wherever they like and in whatever town they choose. Do not oppress them.
NIV2011Let them live among you wherever they like and in whatever town they choose. Do not oppress them.
Compared to NIV1984Let himthem live among you wherever hethey likeslike and in whatever town hethey chooseschoose. Do not oppress himthem.
Compared to TNIVLet them live among you wherever they like and in whatever town they choose. Do not oppress them.

Psalms 25:12

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמִי־ זֶ֣ה הָ֭אִישׁ יְרֵ֣א יְהוָ֑ה י֝וֹרֶ֗נּוּ בְּדֶ֣רֶךְ יִבְחָֽר׃
NIV1984Who, then, is the man that fears the LORD? He will instruct him in the way chosen for him.
TNIVWho, then, are those who fear the LORD? He will instruct them in the ways they should choose.
NIV2011Who, then, are those who fear the LORD? He will instruct them in the ways they should choose.
Compared to NIV1984Who, then, isare thethose manwho thatfear fears the LORD? He will instruct himthem in the wayways chosenthey forshould himchoose.
Compared to TNIVWho, then, are those who fear the LORD? He will instruct them in the ways they should choose.

Proverbs 12:26

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיָתֵ֣ר מֵרֵעֵ֣הוּ צַדִּ֑יק וְדֶ֖רֶךְ רְשָׁעִ֣ים תַּתְעֵֽם׃
NIV1984A righteous man is cautious in friendship, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.
TNIVThe righteous choose their friends carefully, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.
NIV2011The righteous choose their friends carefully, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.
Compared to NIV1984AThe righteous manchoose istheir cautiousfriends in friendshipcarefully, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.
Compared to TNIVThe righteous choose their friends carefully, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.

Matthew 19:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTεἰσὶν γὰρ εὐνοῦχοι οἵτινες ἐκ κοιλίας μητρὸς ἐγεννήθησαν οὕτως, καὶ εἰσὶν εὐνοῦχοι οἵτινες εὐνουχίσθησαν ὑπὸ τῶν ἀνθρώπων, καὶ εἰσὶν εὐνοῦχοι οἵτινες εὐνούχισαν ἑαυτοὺς διὰ τὴν βασιλείαν τῶν οὐρανῶν. ὁ δυνάμενος χωρεῖν χωρείτω.
NIV1984For some are eunuchs because they were born that way; others were made that way by men; and others have renounced marriage because of the kingdom of heaven. The one who can accept this should accept it."
TNIVFor some are eunuchs because they were born that way; others have been made eunuchs; and others have renounced marriage because of the kingdom of heaven. The one who can accept this should accept it."
NIV2011For there are eunuchs who were born that way, and there are eunuchs who have been made eunuchs by others--and there are those who choose to live like eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. The one who can accept this should accept it."
Compared to NIV1984For somethere are eunuchs becausewho they were born that way; others, and werethere madeare thateunuchs waywho have been made eunuchs by men; others--and othersthere haveare renouncedthose marriagewho becausechoose to live like eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. The one who can accept this should accept it."
Compared to TNIVFor somethere are eunuchs becausewho they were born that way; others, and there are eunuchs who have been made eunuchs; and by others--and havethere renouncedare marriagethose becausewho choose to live like eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. The one who can accept this should accept it."

Acts 15:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTΣυμεὼν ἐξηγήσατο καθὼς πρῶτον ὁ θεὸς ἐπεσκέψατο λαβεῖν ἐξ ἐθνῶν ⸀λαὸν τῷ ὀνόματι αὐτοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusλαὸν WH Treg NIV ] + ἐπὶ RP
NIV1984Simon has described to us how God at first showed his concern by taking from the Gentiles a people for himself.
TNIVSimon has described to us how God first intervened to choose a people for his name from the Gentiles.
NIV2011Simon has described to us how God first intervened to choose a people for his name from the Gentiles.
Compared to NIV1984Simon has described to us how God at first showedintervened histo concernchoose bya takingpeople fromfor thehis Gentilesname afrom peoplethe for himselfGentiles.
Compared to TNIVSimon has described to us how God first intervened to choose a people for his name from the Gentiles.


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