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

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The word 'Heads' occurs 2 times more often in the NIV2011 (179 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (177 times). The word 'Heads' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 5 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Heads' 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 text787.5%
New text in NIV2011112.5%

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

Verses where Heads was removed

2 Chronicles 29:30

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַ֠יֹּאמֶר יְחִזְקִיָּ֨הוּ הַמֶּ֤לֶךְ וְהַשָּׂרִים֙ לַלְוִיִּ֔ם לְהַלֵּל֙ לַֽיהוָ֔ה בְּדִבְרֵ֥י דָוִ֖יד וְאָסָ֣ף הַחֹזֶ֑ה וַֽיְהַלְלוּ֙ עַד־ לְשִׂמְחָ֔ה וַֽיִּקְּד֖וּ וַיִּֽשְׁתַּחֲוֽוּ׃
NIV1984King Hezekiah and his officials ordered the Levites to praise the LORD with the words of David and of Asaph the seer. So they sang praises with gladness and bowed their heads and worshiped.
TNIVKing Hezekiah and his officials ordered the Levites to praise the LORD with the words of David and of Asaph the seer. So they sang praises with gladness and bowed down and worshiped.
NIV2011King Hezekiah and his officials ordered the Levites to praise the LORD with the words of David and of Asaph the seer. So they sang praises with gladness and bowed down and worshiped.
Compared to NIV1984King Hezekiah and his officials ordered the Levites to praise the LORD with the words of David and of Asaph the seer. So they sang praises with gladness and bowed their headsdown and worshiped.
Compared to TNIVKing Hezekiah and his officials ordered the Levites to praise the LORD with the words of David and of Asaph the seer. So they sang praises with gladness and bowed down and worshiped.

Ezekiel 7:18

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְחָגְר֣וּ שַׂקִּ֔ים וְכִסְּתָ֥ה אוֹתָ֖ם פַּלָּצ֑וּת וְאֶ֤ל כָּל־ פָּנִים֙ בּוּשָׁ֔ה וּבְכָל־ רָאשֵׁיהֶ֖ם קָרְחָֽה׃
NIV1984They will put on sackcloth and be clothed with terror. Their faces will be covered with shame and their heads will be shaved.
TNIVThey will put on sackcloth and be clothed with terror. Every face will be covered with shame, and every head will be shaved.
NIV2011They will put on sackcloth and be clothed with terror. Every face will be covered with shame, and every head will be shaved.
Compared to NIV1984They will put on sackcloth and be clothed with terror. TheirEvery facesface will be covered with shame , and theirevery headshead will be shaved.
Compared to TNIVThey will put on sackcloth and be clothed with terror. Every face will be covered with shame, and every head will be shaved.

Micah 1:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס קָרְחִ֣י וָגֹ֔זִּי עַל־ בְּנֵ֖י תַּעֲנוּגָ֑יִךְ הַרְחִ֤בִי קָרְחָתֵךְ֙ כַּנֶּ֔שֶׁר כִּ֥י גָל֖וּ מִמֵּֽךְ׃
NIV1984Shave your heads in mourning for the children in whom you delight; make yourselves as bald as the vulture, for they will go from you into exile.
TNIVShave your head in mourning for the children in whom you delight; make yourself as bald as the vulture, for they will go from you into exile.
NIV2011Shave your head in mourning for the children in whom you delight; make yourself as bald as the vulture, for they will go from you into exile.
Compared to NIV1984Shave your headshead in mourning for the children in whom you delight; make yourselvesyourself as bald as the vulture, for they will go from you into exile.
Compared to TNIVShave your head in mourning for the children in whom you delight; make yourself as bald as the vulture, for they will go from you into exile.

Verses where Heads was added

Joshua 2:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְהָיָ֡ה כֹּ֣ל אֲשֶׁר־ יֵצֵא֩ מִדַּלְתֵ֨י בֵיתֵ֧ךְ ׀ הַח֛וּצָה דָּמ֥וֹ בְרֹאשׁ֖וֹ וַאֲנַ֣חְנוּ נְקִיִּ֑ם וְ֠כֹל אֲשֶׁ֨ר יִֽהְיֶ֤ה אִתָּךְ֙ בַּבַּ֔יִת דָּמ֣וֹ בְרֹאשֵׁ֔נוּ אִם־ יָ֖ד תִּֽהְיֶה־ בּֽוֹ׃
NIV1984If anyone goes outside your house into the street, his blood will be on his own head; we will not be responsible. As for anyone who is in the house with you, his blood will be on our head if a hand is laid on him.
TNIVIf any of them go outside your house into the street, their blood will be on their own heads; we will not be responsible. As for those who are in the house with you, their blood will be on our head if a hand is laid on them.
NIV2011If any of them go outside your house into the street, their blood will be on their own heads; we will not be responsible. As for those who are in the house with you, their blood will be on our head if a hand is laid on them.
Compared to NIV1984If anyoneany goesof them go outside your house into the street, histheir blood will be on histheir own headheads; we will not be responsible. As for anyonethose who isare in the house with you, histheir blood will be on our head if a hand is laid on himthem.
Compared to TNIVIf any of them go outside your house into the street, their blood will be on their own heads; we will not be responsible. As for those who are in the house with you, their blood will be on our head if a hand is laid on them.

1 Kings 8:32

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס וְאַתָּ֣ה ׀ תִּשְׁמַ֣ע הַשָּׁמַ֗יִם וְעָשִׂ֙יתָ֙ וְשָׁפַטְתָּ֣ אֶת־ עֲבָדֶ֔יךָ לְהַרְשִׁ֣יעַ רָשָׁ֔ע לָתֵ֥ת דַּרְכּ֖וֹ בְּרֹאשׁ֑וֹ וּלְהַצְדִּ֣יק צַדִּ֔יק לָ֥תֶת ל֖וֹ כְּצִדְקָתֽוֹ׃
NIV1984then hear from heaven and act. Judge between your servants, condemning the guilty and bringing down on his own head what he has done. Declare the innocent not guilty, and so establish his innocence.
TNIVthen hear from heaven and act. Judge between your servants, condemning the guilty by bringing down on their heads what they have done, and vindicating the innocent by treating them in accordance with their innocence.
NIV2011then hear from heaven and act. Judge between your servants, condemning the guilty by bringing down on their heads what they have done, and vindicating the innocent by treating them in accordance with their innocence.
Compared to NIV1984then hear from heaven and act. Judge between your servants, condemning the guilty andby bringing down on histheir ownheads head what hethey hashave done. Declare, and vindicating the innocent notby guilty, andtreating sothem establishin hisaccordance with their innocence.
Compared to TNIVthen hear from heaven and act. Judge between your servants, condemning the guilty by bringing down on their heads what they have done, and vindicating the innocent by treating them in accordance with their innocence.

2 Chronicles 6:23

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס וְאַתָּ֣ה ׀ תִּשְׁמַ֣ע מִן־ הַשָּׁמַ֗יִם וְעָשִׂ֙יתָ֙ וְשָׁפַטְתָּ֣ אֶת־ עֲבָדֶ֔יךָ לְהָשִׁ֣יב לְרָשָׁ֔ע לָתֵ֥ת דַּרְכּ֖וֹ בְּרֹאשׁ֑וֹ וּלְהַצְדִּ֣יק צַדִּ֔יק לָ֥תֶת ל֖וֹ כְּצִדְקָתֽוֹ׃
NIV1984then hear from heaven and act. Judge between your servants, repaying the guilty by bringing down on his own head what he has done. Declare the innocent not guilty and so establish his innocence.
TNIVthen hear from heaven and act. Judge between your servants, condemning the guilty and bringing down on their heads what they have done, and vindicating the innocent by treating them in accordance with their innocence.
NIV2011then hear from heaven and act. Judge between your servants, condemning the guilty and bringing down on their heads what they have done, and vindicating the innocent by treating them in accordance with their innocence.
Compared to NIV1984then hear from heaven and act. Judge between your servants, repayingcondemning the guilty byand bringing down on histheir ownheads head what hethey hashave done. Declare, and vindicating the innocent notby guiltytreating andthem soin establishaccordance hiswith their innocence.
Compared to TNIVthen hear from heaven and act. Judge between your servants, condemning the guilty and bringing down on their heads what they have done, and vindicating the innocent by treating them in accordance with their innocence.

Psalms 7:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבּ֣וֹר כָּ֭רָֽה וַֽיַּחְפְּרֵ֑הוּ וַ֝יִּפֹּ֗ל בְּשַׁ֣חַת יִפְעָֽל׃
NIV1984The trouble he causes recoils on himself; his violence comes down on his own head.
TNIVThe trouble they cause recoils on them; their violence comes down on their own heads.
NIV2011The trouble they cause recoils on them; their violence comes down on their own heads.
Compared to NIV1984The trouble hethey causescause recoils on himselfthem; histheir violence comes down on histheir own headheads.
Compared to TNIVThe trouble they cause recoils on them; their violence comes down on their own heads.

Ecclesiastes 2:14

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSהֶֽחָכָם֙ עֵינָ֣יו בְּרֹאשׁ֔וֹ וְהַכְּסִ֖יל בַּחֹ֣שֶׁךְ הוֹלֵ֑ךְ וְיָדַ֣עְתִּי גַם־ אָ֔נִי שֶׁמִּקְרֶ֥ה אֶחָ֖ד יִקְרֶ֥ה אֶת־ כֻּלָּֽם׃
NIV1984The wise man has eyes in his head, while the fool walks in the darkness; but I came to realize that the same fate overtakes them both.
TNIVThe wise have eyes in their heads, while fools walk in the darkness; but I came to realize that the same fate overtakes them both.
NIV2011The wise have eyes in their heads, while the fool walks in the darkness; but I came to realize that the same fate overtakes them both.
Compared to NIV1984The wise manhave has eyes in histheir headheads, while the fool walks in the darkness; but I came to realize that the same fate overtakes them both.
Compared to TNIVThe wise have eyes in their heads, while foolsthe walkfool walks in the darkness; but I came to realize that the same fate overtakes them both.


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