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

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The word 'Fears' occurs 3 times less often in the NIV2011 (12 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (15 times). The word 'Fears' was removed in 4 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Fears' 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 text360.0%
New text in NIV2011240.0%

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

Verses where Fears was removed

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.

Psalms 112:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהַ֥לְלוּ יָ֨הּ ׀ אַשְׁרֵי־ אִ֭ישׁ יָרֵ֣א אֶת־ יְהוָ֑ה בְּ֝מִצְוֺתָ֗יו חָפֵ֥ץ מְאֹֽד׃
NIV1984Praise the LORD. Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who finds great delight in his commands.
TNIVPraise the LORD. Blessed are those who fear the LORD, who find great delight in his commands.
NIV2011Praise the LORD. Blessed are those who fear the LORD, who find great delight in his commands.
Compared to NIV1984Praise the LORD. Blessed isare thethose man who fearsfear the LORD, who findsfind great delight in his commands.
Compared to TNIVPraise the LORD. Blessed are those who fear the LORD, who find great delight in his commands.

Proverbs 14:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSחָכָ֣ם יָ֭רֵא וְסָ֣ר מֵרָ֑ע וּ֝כְסִ֗יל מִתְעַבֵּ֥ר וּבוֹטֵֽחַ׃
NIV1984A wise man fears the LORD and shuns evil, but a fool is hotheaded and reckless.
TNIVThe wise fear the LORD and shun evil, but a fool is hotheaded and yet feels secure.
NIV2011The wise fear the LORD and shun evil, but a fool is hotheaded and yet feels secure.
Compared to NIV1984AThe wise manfear fears the LORD and shunsshun evil, but a fool is hotheaded and recklessyet feels secure.
Compared to TNIVThe wise fear the LORD and shun evil, but a fool is hotheaded and yet feels secure.

Proverbs 28:14

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאַשְׁרֵ֣י אָ֭דָם מְפַחֵ֣ד תָּמִ֑יד וּמַקְשֶׁ֥ה לִ֝בּ֗וֹ יִפּ֥וֹל בְּרָעָֽה׃
NIV1984Blessed is the man who always fears the LORD, but he who hardens his heart falls into trouble.
TNIVBlessed are those who always tremble before God, but those who harden their hearts fall into trouble.
NIV2011Blessed is the one who always trembles before God, but whoever hardens their heart falls into trouble.
Compared to NIV1984Blessed is the manone who always fearstrembles thebefore LORDGod, but hewhoever who hardens histheir heart falls into trouble.
Compared to TNIVBlessed areis thosethe one who always trembletrembles before God, but thosewhoever whohardens harden their heartsheart fallfalls into trouble.

Verses where Fears was added

Acts 10:35

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἀλλ’ ἐν παντὶ ἔθνει ὁ φοβούμενος αὐτὸν καὶ ἐργαζόμενος δικαιοσύνην δεκτὸς αὐτῷ ἐστιν.
NIV1984but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right.
TNIVbut accepts those from every nation who fear him and do what is right.
NIV2011but accepts from every nation the one who fears him and does what is right.
Compared to NIV1984but accepts men from every nation the one who fearfears him and dodoes what is right.
Compared to TNIVbut accepts those from every nation the one who fearfears him and dodoes what is right.


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