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

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The word 'Hears' occurs 1 times less often in the NIV2011 (51 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (52 times). The word 'Hears' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Hears' 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 text480.0%
New text in NIV2011120.0%

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

Verses where Hears was removed

Leviticus 5:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְנֶ֣פֶשׁ כִּֽי־ תֶחֱטָ֗א וְשָֽׁמְעָה֙ ק֣וֹל אָלָ֔ה וְה֣וּא עֵ֔ד א֥וֹ רָאָ֖ה א֣וֹ יָדָ֑ע אִם־ ל֥וֹא יַגִּ֖יד וְנָשָׂ֥א עֲוֺנֽוֹ׃
NIV1984"'If a person sins because he does not speak up when he hears a public charge to testify regarding something he has seen or learned about, he will be held responsible.
TNIV"'If anyone sins because they do not speak up when they hear a public charge to testify regarding something they have seen or learned about, they will be held responsible.
NIV2011"'If anyone sins because they do not speak up when they hear a public charge to testify regarding something they have seen or learned about, they will be held responsible.
Compared to NIV1984"'If aanyone person sins because hethey doesdo not speak up when hethey hearshear a public charge to testify regarding something hethey hashave seen or learned about, hethey will be held responsible.
Compared to TNIV"'If anyone sins because they do not speak up when they hear a public charge to testify regarding something they have seen or learned about, they will be held responsible.

Proverbs 13:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכֹּ֣פֶר נֶֽפֶשׁ־ אִ֣ישׁ עָשְׁר֑וֹ וְ֝רָ֗שׁ לֹא־ שָׁמַ֥ע גְּעָרָֽה׃
NIV1984A man's riches may ransom his life, but a poor man hears no threat.
TNIVThe rich may be able to ransom their lives, but the poor cannot respond to threatening rebukes.
NIV2011A person's riches may ransom their life, but the poor cannot respond to threatening rebukes.
Compared to NIV1984A manperson's riches may ransom histheir life, but athe poor mancannot hearsrespond noto threatthreatening rebukes.
Compared to TNIVTheA richperson's riches may be able to ransom their liveslife, but the poor cannot respond to threatening rebukes.

Nahum 3:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאֵין־ כֵּהָ֣ה לְשִׁבְרֶ֔ךָ נַחְלָ֖ה מַכָּתֶ֑ךָ כֹּ֣ל ׀ שֹׁמְעֵ֣י שִׁמְעֲךָ֗ תָּ֤קְעוּ כַף֙ עָלֶ֔יךָ כִּ֗י עַל־ מִ֛י לֹֽא־ עָבְרָ֥ה רָעָתְךָ֖ תָּמִֽיד׃
NIV1984Nothing can heal your wound; your injury is fatal. Everyone who hears the news about you claps his hands at your fall, for who has not felt your endless cruelty?
TNIVNothing can heal you; your wound is fatal. All who hear the news about you clap their hands at your fall, for who has not felt your endless cruelty?
NIV2011Nothing can heal you; your wound is fatal. All who hear the news about you clap their hands at your fall, for who has not felt your endless cruelty?
Compared to NIV1984Nothing can heal you; your wound; your injury is fatal. EveryoneAll who hearshear the news about you clapsclap histheir hands at your fall, for who has not felt your endless cruelty?
Compared to TNIVNothing can heal you; your wound is fatal. All who hear the news about you clap their hands at your fall, for who has not felt your endless cruelty?

Verses where Hears was added

1 Samuel 16:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס וַיֹּ֤אמֶר שְׁמוּאֵל֙ אֵ֣יךְ אֵלֵ֔ךְ וְשָׁמַ֥ע שָׁא֖וּל וַהֲרָגָ֑נִי וַיֹּ֣אמֶר יְהוָ֗ה עֶגְלַ֤ת בָּקָר֙ תִּקַּ֣ח בְּיָדֶ֔ךָ וְאָ֣מַרְתָּ֔ לִזְבֹּ֥חַ לַֽיהוָ֖ה בָּֽאתִי׃
NIV1984But Samuel said, "How can I go? Saul will hear about it and kill me." The LORD said, "Take a heifer with you and say, 'I have come to sacrifice to the LORD.'
TNIVBut Samuel said, "How can I go? If Saul hears about it, he will kill me." The LORD said, "Take a heifer with you and say, 'I have come to sacrifice to the LORD.'
NIV2011But Samuel said, "How can I go? If Saul hears about it, he will kill me." The LORD said, "Take a heifer with you and say, 'I have come to sacrifice to the LORD.'
Compared to NIV1984But Samuel said, "How can I go? If Saul willhears hear about it, he andwill kill me." The LORD said, "Take a heifer with you and say, 'I have come to sacrifice to the LORD.'
Compared to TNIVBut Samuel said, "How can I go? If Saul hears about it, he will kill me." The LORD said, "Take a heifer with you and say, 'I have come to sacrifice to the LORD.'

Psalms 4:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבְּנֵ֥י אִ֡ישׁ עַד־ מֶ֬ה כְבוֹדִ֣י לִ֭כְלִמָּה תֶּאֱהָב֣וּן רִ֑יק תְּבַקְשׁ֖וּ כָזָ֣ב סֶֽלָה׃
NIV1984Know that the LORD has set apart the godly for himself; the LORD will hear when I call to him.
TNIVKnow that the LORD has set apart his faithful servant for himself; the LORD hears when I call to him.
NIV2011Know that the LORD has set apart his faithful servant for himself; the LORD hears when I call to him.
Compared to NIV1984Know that the LORD has set apart thehis godlyfaithful servant for himself; the LORD will hearhears when I call to him.
Compared to TNIVKnow that the LORD has set apart his faithful servant for himself; the LORD hears when I call to him.


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