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

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The word 'Delights' occurs 2 times less often in the NIV2011 (19 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (21 times). The word 'Delights' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Delights' 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 text375.0%
New text in NIV2011125.0%

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

Verses where Delights was removed

Proverbs 15:21

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאִ֭וֶּלֶת שִׂמְחָ֣ה לַחֲסַר־ לֵ֑ב וְאִ֥ישׁ תְּ֝בוּנָ֗ה יְיַשֶּׁר־ לָֽכֶת׃
NIV1984Folly delights a man who lacks judgment, but a man of understanding keeps a straight course.
TNIVFolly brings joy to those who have no sense, but those who have understanding keep a straight course.
NIV2011Folly brings joy to one who has no sense, but whoever has understanding keeps a straight course.
Compared to NIV1984Folly delightsbrings ajoy manto one who lackshas judgmentno sense, but awhoever man ofhas understanding keeps a straight course.
Compared to TNIVFolly brings joy to thoseone who havehas no sense, but thosewhoever whohas have understanding keepkeeps a straight course.

Proverbs 18:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלֹֽא־ יַחְפֹּ֣ץ כְּ֭סִיל בִּתְבוּנָ֑ה כִּ֝֗י אִֽם־ בְּהִתְגַּלּ֥וֹת לִבּֽוֹ׃
NIV1984A fool finds no pleasure in understanding but delights in airing his own opinions.
TNIVFools find no pleasure in understanding but delight in airing their own opinions.
NIV2011Fools find no pleasure in understanding but delight in airing their own opinions.
Compared to NIV1984AFools foolfind finds no pleasure in understanding but delightsdelight in airing histheir own opinions.
Compared to TNIVFools find no pleasure in understanding but delight in airing their own opinions.

Proverbs 23:24

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאֲבִ֣י צַדִּ֑יק חָ֝כָ֗ם בּֽוֹ׃
NIV1984The father of a righteous man has great joy; he who has a wise son delights in him.
TNIVThe father of a righteous child has great joy; a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him.
NIV2011The father of a righteous child has great joy; a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him.
Compared to NIV1984The father of a righteous manchild has great joy; hea man who hasfathers a wise son delightsrejoices in him.
Compared to TNIVThe father of a righteous child has great joy; a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him.

Verses where Delights was added

Proverbs 29:17

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיַסֵּ֣ר בִּ֭נְךָ וִֽינִיחֶ֑ךָ וְיִתֵּ֖ן מַעֲדַנִּ֣ים לְנַפְשֶֽׁךָ׃
NIV1984Discipline your son, and he will give you peace; he will bring delight to your soul.
TNIVDiscipline your children, and they will give you peace; they will bring you the delights you desire.
NIV2011Discipline your children, and they will give you peace; they will bring you the delights you desire.
Compared to NIV1984Discipline your sonchildren, and hethey will give you peace; hethey will bring delightyou tothe yourdelights soulyou desire.
Compared to TNIVDiscipline your children, and they will give you peace; they will bring you the delights you desire.


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