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

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The word 'Ears' occurs 7 times more often in the NIV2011 (91 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (84 times). The word 'Ears' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 9 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Ears' 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 text654.5%
New text in NIV2011545.5%

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

Verses where Ears was removed

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."

Acts 11:22

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἠκούσθη δὲ ὁ λόγος εἰς τὰ ὦτα τῆς ἐκκλησίας τῆς ⸀οὔσης ἐν ⸀Ἰερουσαλὴμ περὶ αὐτῶν, καὶ ἐξαπέστειλαν ⸀Βαρναβᾶν ἕως Ἀντιοχείας·
SBLGNT apparatusοὔσης WH Treg NIV ] – RP • Ἰερουσαλὴμ WH Treg NIV ] Ἱεροσολύμοις RP• Βαρναβᾶν WH Treg NIV ] + διελθεῖν RP NA
NIV1984News of this reached the ears of the church at Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to Antioch.
TNIVNews of this reached the ears of the church in Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to Antioch.
NIV2011News of this reached the church in Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to Antioch.
Compared to NIV1984News of this reached the ears of the church atin Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to Antioch.
Compared to TNIVNews of this reached the ears of the church in Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to Antioch.

Verses where Ears was added

Isaiah 48:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSגַּ֣ם לֹֽא־ שָׁמַ֗עְתָּ גַּ֚ם לֹ֣א יָדַ֔עְתָּ גַּ֕ם מֵאָ֖ז לֹא־ פִתְּחָ֣ה אָזְנֶ֑ךָ כִּ֤י יָדַ֙עְתִּי֙ בָּג֣וֹד תִּבְגּ֔וֹד וּפֹשֵׁ֥עַ מִבֶּ֖טֶן קֹ֥רָא לָֽךְ׃
NIV1984You have neither heard nor understood; from of old your ear has not been open. Well do I know how treacherous you are; you were called a rebel from birth.
TNIVYou have neither heard nor understood; from of old your ears have not been open. Well do I know how treacherous you are; you were called a rebel from birth.
NIV2011You have neither heard nor understood; from of old your ears have not been open. Well do I know how treacherous you are; you were called a rebel from birth.
Compared to NIV1984You have neither heard nor understood; from of old your earears hashave not been open. Well do I know how treacherous you are; you were called a rebel from birth.
Compared to TNIVYou have neither heard nor understood; from of old your ears have not been open. Well do I know how treacherous you are; you were called a rebel from birth.

Revelation 2:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ ἔχων οὖς ἀκουσάτω τί τὸ πνεῦμα λέγει ταῖς ἐκκλησίαις. τῷ νικῶντι δώσω αὐτῷ φαγεῖν ἐκ τοῦ ξύλου τῆς ζωῆς, ὅ ἐστιν ἐν τῷ παραδείσῳ τοῦ ⸀θεοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusθεοῦ WH Treg NIV ] + μου RP
NIV1984He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes, I will give the right to eat from the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.
TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To those who are victorious, I will give the right to eat from the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.
NIV2011Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who is victorious, I will give the right to eat from the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.
Compared to NIV1984HeWhoever who has an earears, let himthem hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To himthe one who overcomesis victorious, I will give the right to eat from the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.
Compared to TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To thosethe one who areis victorious, I will give the right to eat from the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.

Revelation 2:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ ἔχων οὖς ἀκουσάτω τί τὸ πνεῦμα λέγει ταῖς ἐκκλησίαις. ὁ νικῶν οὐ μὴ ἀδικηθῇ ἐκ τοῦ θανάτου τοῦ δευτέρου.
NIV1984He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. He who overcomes will not be hurt at all by the second death.
TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. Those who are victorious will not be hurt at all by the second death.
NIV2011Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. The one who is victorious will not be hurt at all by the second death.
Compared to NIV1984HeWhoever who has an earears, let himthem hear what the Spirit says to the churches. HeThe one who overcomesis victorious will not be hurt at all by the second death.
Compared to TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. ThoseThe one who areis victorious will not be hurt at all by the second death.

Revelation 2:17

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ ἔχων οὖς ἀκουσάτω τί τὸ πνεῦμα λέγει ταῖς ἐκκλησίαις. τῷ νικῶντι δώσω ⸀αὐτῷ τοῦ μάννα τοῦ κεκρυμμένου, καὶ δώσω αὐτῷ ψῆφον λευκήν, καὶ ἐπὶ τὴν ψῆφον ὄνομα καινὸν γεγραμμένον ὃ οὐδεὶς οἶδεν εἰ μὴ ὁ λαμβάνων.
SBLGNT apparatusαὐτῷ WH Treg NIV ] + φαγεῖν RP
NIV1984He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes, I will give some of the hidden manna. I will also give him a white stone with a new name written on it, known only to him who receives it.
TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To those who are victorious, I will give some of the hidden manna. I will also give each of them a white stone with a new name written on it, known only to the one who receives it.
NIV2011Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who is victorious, I will give some of the hidden manna. I will also give that person a white stone with a new name written on it, known only to the one who receives it.
Compared to NIV1984HeWhoever who has an earears, let himthem hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To himthe one who overcomesis victorious, I will give some of the hidden manna. I will also give himthat person a white stone with a new name written on it, known only to himthe one who receives it.
Compared to TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To thosethe one who areis victorious, I will give some of the hidden manna. I will also give eachthat of themperson a white stone with a new name written on it, known only to the one who receives it.

Revelation 2:29

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὁ ἔχων οὖς ἀκουσάτω τί τὸ πνεῦμα λέγει ταῖς ἐκκλησίαις.
NIV1984He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.
TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches.
NIV2011Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches.
Compared to NIV1984HeWhoever who has an earears, let himthem hear what the Spirit says to the churches.
Compared to TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches.

Revelation 3:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὁ ἔχων οὖς ἀκουσάτω τί τὸ πνεῦμα λέγει ταῖς ἐκκλησίαις.
NIV1984He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.
TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches.
NIV2011Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches.
Compared to NIV1984HeWhoever who has an earears, let himthem hear what the Spirit says to the churches.
Compared to TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches.

Revelation 3:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὁ ἔχων οὖς ἀκουσάτω τί τὸ πνεῦμα λέγει ταῖς ἐκκλησίαις.
NIV1984He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.
TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches.
NIV2011Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches.
Compared to NIV1984HeWhoever who has an earears, let himthem hear what the Spirit says to the churches.
Compared to TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches.

Revelation 3:22

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὁ ἔχων οὖς ἀκουσάτω τί τὸ πνεῦμα λέγει ταῖς ἐκκλησίαις.
NIV1984He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches."
TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches."
NIV2011Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches."
Compared to NIV1984HeWhoever who has an earears, let himthem hear what the Spirit says to the churches."
Compared to TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches."

Revelation 13:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTΕἴ τις ἔχει οὖς ἀκουσάτω.
NIV1984He who has an ear, let him hear.
TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear.
NIV2011Whoever has ears, let them hear.
Compared to NIV1984HeWhoever who has an earears, let himthem hear.
Compared to TNIVWhoever has ears, let them hear.


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