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

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The word 'Couldn' occurs 2 times more often in the NIV2011 (5 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (3 times). The word 'Couldn' was removed in 0 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Couldn' 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 text150.0%
New text in NIV2011150.0%

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

Verses where Couldn was added

Matthew 26:40

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ ἔρχεται πρὸς τοὺς μαθητὰς καὶ εὑρίσκει αὐτοὺς καθεύδοντας, καὶ λέγει τῷ Πέτρῳ· Οὕτως οὐκ ἰσχύσατε μίαν ὥραν γρηγορῆσαι μετ’ ἐμοῦ;
NIV1984Then he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. "Could you men not keep watch with me for one hour?" he asked Peter.
TNIVThen he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. "Couldn't you men keep watch with me for one hour?" he asked Peter.
NIV2011Then he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. "Couldn't you men keep watch with me for one hour?" he asked Peter.
Compared to NIV1984Then he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. "CouldCouldn't you men not keep watch with me for one hour?" he asked Peter.
Compared to TNIVThen he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. "Couldn't you men keep watch with me for one hour?" he asked Peter.

Mark 14:37

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ ἔρχεται καὶ εὑρίσκει αὐτοὺς καθεύδοντας, καὶ λέγει τῷ Πέτρῳ· Σίμων, καθεύδεις; οὐκ ἴσχυσας μίαν ὥραν γρηγορῆσαι;
NIV1984Then he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. "Simon," he said to Peter, "are you asleep? Could you not keep watch for one hour?
TNIVThen he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. "Simon," he said to Peter, "are you asleep? Could you not keep watch for one hour?
NIV2011Then he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. "Simon," he said to Peter, "are you asleep? Couldn't you keep watch for one hour?
Compared to NIV1984Then he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. "Simon," he said to Peter, "are you asleep? CouldCouldn't you not keep watch for one hour?
Compared to TNIVThen he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. "Simon," he said to Peter, "are you asleep? CouldCouldn't you not keep watch for one hour?


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