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

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The word 'Closely' occurs the same number of times in the NIV2011 as in the NIV1984 (18 times). The word 'Closely' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Closely' 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 text250.0%
New text in NIV2011250.0%

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

Verses where Closely was removed

Proverbs 4:20

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבְּ֭נִי לִדְבָרַ֣י הַקְשִׁ֑יבָה לַ֝אֲמָרַ֗י הַט־ אָזְנֶֽךָ׃
NIV1984My son, pay attention to what I say; listen closely to my words.
TNIVMy son, pay attention to what I say; turn your ear to my words.
NIV2011My son, pay attention to what I say; turn your ear to my words.
Compared to NIV1984My son, pay attention to what I say; listenturn closelyyour ear to my words.
Compared to TNIVMy son, pay attention to what I say; turn your ear to my words.

Acts 7:31

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὁ δὲ Μωϋσῆς ἰδὼν ⸀ἐθαύμασεν τὸ ὅραμα. προσερχομένου δὲ αὐτοῦ κατανοῆσαι ἐγένετο φωνὴ ⸀κυρίου·
SBLGNT apparatusἐθαύμασεν WH Treg ] ἐθαύμαζεν NIV RP • κυρίου WH Treg NIV ] + πρὸς αὐτόν RP
NIV1984When he saw this, he was amazed at the sight. As he went over to look more closely, he heard the Lord's voice:
TNIVWhen he saw this, he was amazed at the sight. As he went over to get a closer look, he heard the Lord say:
NIV2011When he saw this, he was amazed at the sight. As he went over to get a closer look, he heard the Lord say:
Compared to NIV1984When he saw this, he was amazed at the sight. As he went over to lookget morea closelycloser look, he heard the Lord's voicesay:
Compared to TNIVWhen he saw this, he was amazed at the sight. As he went over to get a closer look, he heard the Lord say:

Verses where Closely was added

Ruth 3:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְעַתָּה֙ כִּ֣י אָמְנָ֔ם כִּ֥י גֹאֵ֖ל אָנֹ֑כִי וְגַ֛ם יֵ֥שׁ גֹּאֵ֖ל קָר֥וֹב מִמֶּֽנִּי׃
NIV1984Although it is true that I am near of kin, there is a kinsman-redeemer nearer than I.
TNIVAlthough it is true that I am a family guardian, there is another who is more closely related than I.
NIV2011Although it is true that I am a guardian-redeemer of our family, there is another who is more closely related than I.
Compared to NIV1984Although it is true that I am neara guardian-redeemer of kinour family, there is aanother kinsman-redeemerwho neareris more closely related than I.
Compared to TNIVAlthough it is true that I am a family guardian-redeemer of our family, there is another who is more closely related than I.

Ezekiel 40:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיְדַבֵּ֨ר אֵלַ֜י הָאִ֗ישׁ בֶּן־ אָדָ֡ם רְאֵ֣ה בְעֵינֶיךָ֩ וּבְאָזְנֶ֨יךָ שְּׁמָ֜ע וְשִׂ֣ים לִבְּךָ֗ לְכֹ֤ל אֲשֶׁר־ אֲנִי֙ מַרְאֶ֣ה אוֹתָ֔ךְ כִּ֛י לְמַ֥עַן הַרְאוֹתְכָ֖ה הֻבָ֣אתָה הֵ֑נָּה הַגֵּ֛ד אֶת־ כָּל־ אֲשֶׁר־ אַתָּ֥ה רֹאֶ֖ה לְבֵ֥ית יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
NIV1984The man said to me, "Son of man, look with your eyes and hear with your ears and pay attention to everything I am going to show you, for that is why you have been brought here. Tell the house of Israel everything you see."
TNIVThe man said to me, "Son of man, look carefully and listen closely and pay attention to everything I am going to show you, for that is why you have been brought here. Tell the house of Israel everything you see."
NIV2011The man said to me, "Son of man, look carefully and listen closely and pay attention to everything I am going to show you, for that is why you have been brought here. Tell the people of Israel everything you see."
Compared to NIV1984The man said to me, "Son of man, look withcarefully your eyes and hearlisten withclosely your ears and pay attention to everything I am going to show you, for that is why you have been brought here. Tell the housepeople of Israel everything you see."
Compared to TNIVThe man said to me, "Son of man, look carefully and listen closely and pay attention to everything I am going to show you, for that is why you have been brought here. Tell the housepeople of Israel everything you see."


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