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

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The word 'Guards' occurs 5 times less often in the NIV2011 (35 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (40 times). The word 'Guards' was removed in 6 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Guards' 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 text666.7%
New text in NIV2011333.3%

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

Verses where Guards was removed

Proverbs 13:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSנֹצֵ֣ר פִּ֭יו שֹׁמֵ֣ר נַפְשׁ֑וֹ פֹּשֵׂ֥ק שְׂ֝פָתָ֗יו מְחִתָּה־ לֽוֹ׃
NIV1984He who guards his lips guards his life, but he who speaks rashly will come to ruin.
TNIVThose who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.
NIV2011Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.
Compared to NIV1984HeThose who guardsguard histheir lips guardspreserve histheir lifelives, but hethose who speaksspeak rashly will come to ruin.
Compared to TNIVThose who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.

Proverbs 16:17

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמְסִלַּ֣ת יְ֭שָׁרִים ס֣וּר מֵרָ֑ע שֹׁמֵ֥ר נַ֝פְשׁ֗וֹ נֹצֵ֥ר דַּרְכּֽוֹ׃
NIV1984The highway of the upright avoids evil; he who guards his way guards his life.
TNIVThe highway of the upright avoids evil; those who guard their ways preserve their lives.
NIV2011The highway of the upright avoids evil; those who guard their ways preserve their lives.
Compared to NIV1984The highway of the upright avoids evil; hethose who guardsguard histheir wayways guardspreserve histheir lifelives.
Compared to TNIVThe highway of the upright avoids evil; those who guard their ways preserve their lives.

Proverbs 19:16

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSשֹׁמֵ֣ר מִ֭צְוָה שֹׁמֵ֣ר נַפְשׁ֑וֹ בּוֹזֵ֖ה דְרָכָ֣יו
NIV1984He who obeys instructions guards his life, but he who is contemptuous of his ways will die.
TNIVThose who obey instructions preserve their lives, but those who are contemptuous of their ways will die.
NIV2011Whoever keeps commandments keeps their life, but whoever shows contempt for their ways will die.
Compared to NIV1984HeWhoever whokeeps obeyscommandments instructionskeeps guardstheir his life, but hewhoever whoshows iscontempt contemptuousfor of histheir ways will die.
Compared to TNIVThoseWhoever whokeeps obeycommandments instructionskeeps preserve their liveslife, but thosewhoever whoshows arecontempt contemptuous offor their ways will die.

Proverbs 21:23

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSשֹׁמֵ֣ר פִּ֭יו וּלְשׁוֹנ֑וֹ שֹׁמֵ֖ר מִצָּר֣וֹת נַפְשֽׁוֹ׃
NIV1984He who guards his mouth and his tongue keeps himself from calamity.
TNIVThose who guard their mouths and their tongues keep themselves from calamity.
NIV2011Those who guard their mouths and their tongues keep themselves from calamity.
Compared to NIV1984HeThose who guardsguard histheir mouthmouths and histheir tonguetongues keepskeep himselfthemselves from calamity.
Compared to TNIVThose who guard their mouths and their tongues keep themselves from calamity.

Proverbs 22:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSצִנִּ֣ים פַּ֭חִים בְּדֶ֣רֶךְ עִקֵּ֑שׁ שׁוֹמֵ֥ר נַ֝פְשׁ֗וֹ יִרְחַ֥ק מֵהֶֽם׃
NIV1984In the paths of the wicked lie thorns and snares, but he who guards his soul stays far from them.
TNIVIn the paths of the wicked are snares and pitfalls, but those who would preserve their life stay far from them.
NIV2011In the paths of the wicked are snares and pitfalls, but those who would preserve their life stay far from them.
Compared to NIV1984In the paths of the wicked lieare thornssnares and snarespitfalls, but hethose who guardswould hispreserve soultheir stayslife stay far from them.
Compared to TNIVIn the paths of the wicked are snares and pitfalls, but those who would preserve their life stay far from them.

Ezekiel 9:1

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיִּקְרָ֣א בְאָזְנַ֗י ק֤וֹל גָּדוֹל֙ לֵאמֹ֔ר קָרְב֖וּ פְּקֻדּ֣וֹת הָעִ֑יר וְאִ֛ישׁ כְּלִ֥י מַשְׁחֵת֖וֹ בְּיָדֽוֹ׃
NIV1984Then I heard him call out in a loud voice, "Bring the guards of the city here, each with a weapon in his hand."
TNIVThen I heard him call out in a loud voice, "Bring near those who are appointed to execute judgment on the city, each with weapon in hand."
NIV2011Then I heard him call out in a loud voice, "Bring near those who are appointed to execute judgment on the city, each with a weapon in his hand."
Compared to NIV1984Then I heard him call out in a loud voice, "Bring thenear guardsthose ofwho are appointed to execute judgment on the city here, each with a weapon in his hand."
Compared to TNIVThen I heard him call out in a loud voice, "Bring near those who are appointed to execute judgment on the city, each with a weapon in his hand."

Verses where Guards was added

Psalms 127:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSשִׁ֥יר הַֽמַּֽעֲל֗וֹת לִשְׁלֹ֫מֹ֥ה אִם־ יְהוָ֤ה ׀ לֹא־ יִבְנֶ֬ה בַ֗יִת שָׁ֤וְא ׀ עָמְל֣וּ בוֹנָ֣יו בּ֑וֹ אִם־ יְהוָ֥ה לֹֽא־ יִשְׁמָר־ עִ֝֗יר שָׁ֤וְא ׀ שָׁקַ֬ד שׁוֹמֵֽר׃
NIV1984Unless the LORD builds the house, its builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the watchmen stand guard in vain.
TNIVUnless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain.
NIV2011Unless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain.
Compared to NIV1984Unless the LORD builds the house, itsthe builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the watchmenguards stand guardwatch in vain.
Compared to TNIVUnless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain.

Proverbs 27:18

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSנֹצֵ֣ר תְּ֭אֵנָה יֹאכַ֣ל פִּרְיָ֑הּ וְשֹׁמֵ֖ר אֲדֹנָ֣יו יְכֻבָּֽד׃
NIV1984He who tends a fig tree will eat its fruit, and he who looks after his master will be honored.
TNIVThose who guard a fig tree will eat its fruit, and those who protect their masters will be honored.
NIV2011The one who guards a fig tree will eat its fruit, and whoever protects their master will be honored.
Compared to NIV1984HeThe one who tendsguards a fig tree will eat its fruit, and hewhoever whoprotects looks after histheir master will be honored.
Compared to TNIVThoseThe one who guardguards a fig tree will eat its fruit, and thosewhoever whoprotects protect their mastersmaster will be honored.

Ezekiel 44:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהֵ֜מָּה יָבֹ֣אוּ אֶל־ מִקְדָּשִׁ֗י וְהֵ֛מָּה יִקְרְב֥וּ אֶל־ שֻׁלְחָנִ֖י לְשָׁרְתֵ֑נִי וְשָׁמְר֖וּ אֶת־ מִשְׁמַרְתִּֽי׃
NIV1984They alone are to enter my sanctuary; they alone are to come near my table to minister before me and perform my service.
TNIVThey alone are to enter my sanctuary; they alone are to come near my table to minister before me and serve me as guards.
NIV2011They alone are to enter my sanctuary; they alone are to come near my table to minister before me and serve me as guards.
Compared to NIV1984They alone are to enter my sanctuary; they alone are to come near my table to minister before me and performserve myme serviceas guards.
Compared to TNIVThey alone are to enter my sanctuary; they alone are to come near my table to minister before me and serve me as guards.


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