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

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The word 'Instruction' occurs 15 times more often in the NIV2011 (48 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (33 times). The word 'Instruction' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 17 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Instruction' 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 text1684.2%
New text in NIV2011315.8%

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

Verses where Instruction was removed

Proverbs 19:20

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSשְׁמַ֣ע עֵ֭צָה וְקַבֵּ֣ל מוּסָ֑ר לְ֝מַ֗עַן תֶּחְכַּ֥ם בְּאַחֲרִיתֶֽךָ׃
NIV1984Listen to advice and accept instruction, and in the end you will be wise.
TNIVListen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise.
NIV2011Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise.
Compared to NIV1984Listen to advice and accept instructiondiscipline, and inat the end you will be counted among the wise.
Compared to TNIVListen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise.

1 Timothy 1:18

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTΤαύτην τὴν παραγγελίαν παρατίθεμαί σοι, τέκνον Τιμόθεε, κατὰ τὰς προαγούσας ἐπὶ σὲ προφητείας, ἵνα ⸀στρατεύῃ ἐν αὐταῖς τὴν καλὴν στρατείαν,
SBLGNT apparatusστρατεύῃ WH NIV RP ] στρατεύσῃ Treg
NIV1984Timothy, my son, I give you this instruction in keeping with the prophecies once made about you, so that by following them you may fight the good fight,
TNIVTimothy, my son, I am giving you this command in keeping with the prophecies once made about you, so that by recalling them you may fight the battle well,
NIV2011Timothy, my son, I am giving you this command in keeping with the prophecies once made about you, so that by recalling them you may fight the battle well,
Compared to NIV1984Timothy, my son, I giveam giving you this instructioncommand in keeping with the prophecies once made about you, so that by followingrecalling them you may fight the goodbattle fightwell,
Compared to TNIVTimothy, my son, I am giving you this command in keeping with the prophecies once made about you, so that by recalling them you may fight the battle well,

Verses where Instruction was added

Exodus 15:25

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיִּצְעַ֣ק אֶל־ יְהוָ֗ה וַיּוֹרֵ֤הוּ יְהוָה֙ עֵ֔ץ וַיַּשְׁלֵךְ֙ אֶל־ הַמַּ֔יִם וַֽיִּמְתְּק֖וּ הַמָּ֑יִם שָׁ֣ם שָׂ֥ם ל֛וֹ חֹ֥ק וּמִשְׁפָּ֖ט וְשָׁ֥ם נִסָּֽהוּ׃
NIV1984Then Moses cried out to the LORD, and the LORD showed him a piece of wood. He threw it into the water, and the water became sweet. There the LORD made a decree and a law for them, and there he tested them.
TNIVThen Moses cried out to the LORD, and the LORD showed him a piece of wood. He threw it into the water, and the water became sweet. There the LORD issued a ruling and instruction for them and put them to the test.
NIV2011Then Moses cried out to the LORD, and the LORD showed him a piece of wood. He threw it into the water, and the water became fit to drink. There the LORD issued a ruling and instruction for them and put them to the test.
Compared to NIV1984Then Moses cried out to the LORD, and the LORD showed him a piece of wood. He threw it into the water, and the water became sweetfit to drink. There the LORD madeissued a decreeruling and ainstruction law for them, and thereput hethem testedto themthe test.
Compared to TNIVThen Moses cried out to the LORD, and the LORD showed him a piece of wood. He threw it into the water, and the water became sweetfit to drink. There the LORD issued a ruling and instruction for them and put them to the test.

Proverbs 1:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלָדַ֣עַת חָכְמָ֣ה וּמוּסָ֑ר לְ֝הָבִ֗ין אִמְרֵ֥י בִינָֽה׃
NIV1984for attaining wisdom and discipline; for understanding words of insight;
TNIVfor gaining wisdom and instruction; for understanding words of insight;
NIV2011for gaining wisdom and instruction; for understanding words of insight;
Compared to NIV1984for attaininggaining wisdom and disciplineinstruction; for understanding words of insight;
Compared to TNIVfor gaining wisdom and instruction; for understanding words of insight;

Proverbs 1:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלָ֭קַחַת מוּסַ֣ר הַשְׂכֵּ֑ל צֶ֥דֶק וּ֝מִשְׁפָּ֗ט וּמֵישָׁרִֽים׃
NIV1984for acquiring a disciplined and prudent life, doing what is right and just and fair;
TNIVfor receiving instruction in prudent behavior, doing what is right and just and fair;
NIV2011for receiving instruction in prudent behavior, doing what is right and just and fair;
Compared to NIV1984for acquiringreceiving ainstruction disciplinedin and prudent lifebehavior, doing what is right and just and fair;
Compared to TNIVfor receiving instruction in prudent behavior, doing what is right and just and fair;

Proverbs 1:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיִרְאַ֣ת יְ֭הוָה רֵאשִׁ֣ית דָּ֑עַת חָכְמָ֥ה וּ֝מוּסָ֗ר אֱוִילִ֥ים בָּֽזוּ׃
NIV1984The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline.
TNIVThe fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
NIV2011The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Compared to NIV1984The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and disciplineinstruction.
Compared to TNIVThe fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 6:23

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּ֤י נֵ֣ר מִ֭צְוָה וְת֣וֹרָה א֑וֹר וְדֶ֥רֶךְ חַ֝יִּ֗ים תּוֹכְח֥וֹת מוּסָֽר׃
NIV1984For these commands are a lamp, this teaching is a light, and the corrections of discipline are the way to life,
TNIVFor this command is a lamp, this teaching is a light, and correction and instruction are the way to life,
NIV2011For this command is a lamp, this teaching is a light, and correction and instruction are the way to life,
Compared to NIV1984For thesethis commandscommand areis a lamp, this teaching is a light, and thecorrection correctionsand of disciplineinstruction are the way to life,
Compared to TNIVFor this command is a lamp, this teaching is a light, and correction and instruction are the way to life,

Proverbs 15:33

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיִרְאַ֣ת יְ֭הוָה מוּסַ֣ר חָכְמָ֑ה וְלִפְנֵ֖י כָב֣וֹד עֲנָוָֽה׃
NIV1984The fear of the LORD teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor.
TNIVWisdom's instruction is to fear the LORD, and humility comes before honor.
NIV2011Wisdom's instruction is to fear the LORD, and humility comes before honor.
Compared to NIV1984TheWisdom's fearinstruction ofis theto LORDfear teachesthe a man wisdomLORD, and humility comes before honor.
Compared to TNIVWisdom's instruction is to fear the LORD, and humility comes before honor.

Proverbs 23:23

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאֱמֶ֣ת קְ֭נֵה וְאַל־ תִּמְכֹּ֑ר חָכְמָ֖ה וּמוּסָ֣ר וּבִינָֽה׃
NIV1984Buy the truth and do not sell it; get wisdom, discipline and understanding.
TNIVBuy the truth and do not sell it-- wisdom, instruction and insight as well.
NIV2011Buy the truth and do not sell it-- wisdom, instruction and insight as well.
Compared to NIV1984Buy the truth and do not sell it; get -- wisdom, disciplineinstruction and understandinginsight as well.
Compared to TNIVBuy the truth and do not sell it-- wisdom, instruction and insight as well.

Proverbs 28:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSעֹזְבֵ֣י ת֭וֹרָה יְהַֽלְל֣וּ רָשָׁ֑ע וְשֹׁמְרֵ֥י ת֝וֹרָ֗ה יִתְגָּ֥רוּ בָֽם׃
NIV1984Those who forsake the law praise the wicked, but those who keep the law resist them.
TNIVThose who forsake instruction praise the wicked, but those who heed it resist them.
NIV2011Those who forsake instruction praise the wicked, but those who heed it resist them.
Compared to NIV1984Those who forsake theinstruction law praise the wicked, but those who keepheed the lawit resist them.
Compared to TNIVThose who forsake instruction praise the wicked, but those who heed it resist them.

Proverbs 28:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSנוֹצֵ֣ר תּ֭וֹרָה בֵּ֣ן מֵבִ֑ין וְרֹעֶה זֽ֝וֹלְלִ֗ים יַכְלִ֥ים אָבִֽיו׃
NIV1984He who keeps the law is a discerning son, but a companion of gluttons disgraces his father.
TNIVThose who heed instruction are discerning children, but companions of gluttons disgrace their parents.
NIV2011A discerning son heeds instruction, but a companion of gluttons disgraces his father.
Compared to NIV1984HeA who keeps the law is a discerning son heeds instruction, but a companion of gluttons disgraces his father.
Compared to TNIVThoseA whodiscerning heedson instructionheeds are discerning childreninstruction, but companionsa companion of gluttons disgracedisgraces theirhis parentsfather.

Proverbs 28:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמֵסִ֣יר אָ֭זְנוֹ מִשְּׁמֹ֣עַ תּוֹרָ֑ה גַּֽם־ תְּ֝פִלָּת֗וֹ תּוֹעֵבָֽה׃
NIV1984If anyone turns a deaf ear to the law, even his prayers are detestable.
TNIVIf anyone turns a deaf ear to my instruction, even their prayers are detestable.
NIV2011If anyone turns a deaf ear to my instruction, even their prayers are detestable.
Compared to NIV1984If anyone turns a deaf ear to themy lawinstruction, even histheir prayers are detestable.
Compared to TNIVIf anyone turns a deaf ear to my instruction, even their prayers are detestable.

Proverbs 29:18

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSבְּאֵ֣ין חָ֭זוֹן יִפָּ֣רַֽע עָ֑ם וְשֹׁמֵ֖ר תּוֹרָ֣ה אַשְׁרֵֽהוּ׃
NIV1984Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint; but blessed is he who keeps the law.
TNIVWhere there is no revelation, people cast off restraint; but blessed are those who heed wisdom's instruction.
NIV2011Where there is no revelation, people cast off restraint; but blessed is the one who heeds wisdom's instruction.
Compared to NIV1984Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint; but blessed is hethe one who keepsheeds thewisdom's lawinstruction.
Compared to TNIVWhere there is no revelation, people cast off restraint; but blessed areis thosethe one who heedheeds wisdom's instruction.

Isaiah 1:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSשִׁמְע֥וּ דְבַר־ יְהוָ֖ה קְצִינֵ֣י סְדֹ֑ם הַאֲזִ֛ינוּ תּוֹרַ֥ת אֱלֹהֵ֖ינוּ עַ֥ם עֲמֹרָֽה׃
NIV1984Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom; listen to the law of our God, you people of Gomorrah!
TNIVHear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom; listen to the instruction of our God, you people of Gomorrah!
NIV2011Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom; listen to the instruction of our God, you people of Gomorrah!
Compared to NIV1984Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom; listen to the lawinstruction of our God, you people of Gomorrah!
Compared to TNIVHear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom; listen to the instruction of our God, you people of Gomorrah!

Isaiah 8:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSצ֖וֹר תְּעוּדָ֑ה חֲת֥וֹם תּוֹרָ֖ה בְּלִמֻּדָֽי׃
NIV1984Bind up the testimony and seal up the law among my disciples.
TNIVBind up this testimony of warning and seal up God's instruction among my disciples.
NIV2011Bind up this testimony of warning and seal up God's instruction among my disciples.
Compared to NIV1984Bind up thethis testimony of warning and seal up theGod's lawinstruction among my disciples.
Compared to TNIVBind up this testimony of warning and seal up God's instruction among my disciples.

Isaiah 8:20

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלְתוֹרָ֖ה וְלִתְעוּדָ֑ה אִם־ לֹ֤א יֹֽאמְרוּ֙ כַּדָּבָ֣ר הַזֶּ֔ה אֲשֶׁ֥ר אֵֽין־ ל֖וֹ שָֽׁחַר׃
NIV1984To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, they have no light of dawn.
TNIVConsult God's instruction and the testimony of warning. If anyone does not speak according to this word, they have no light of dawn.
NIV2011Consult God's instruction and the testimony of warning. If anyone does not speak according to this word, they have no light of dawn.
Compared to NIV1984ToConsult theGod's lawinstruction and to the testimony! of warning. If theyanyone dodoes not speak according to this word, they have no light of dawn.
Compared to TNIVConsult God's instruction and the testimony of warning. If anyone does not speak according to this word, they have no light of dawn.

Isaiah 51:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהַקְשִׁ֤יבוּ אֵלַי֙ עַמִּ֔י וּלְאוּמִּ֖י אֵלַ֣י הַאֲזִ֑ינוּ כִּ֤י תוֹרָה֙ מֵאִתִּ֣י תֵצֵ֔א וּמִשְׁפָּטִ֔י לְא֥וֹר עַמִּ֖ים אַרְגִּֽיעַ׃
NIV1984"Listen to me, my people; hear me, my nation: The law will go out from me; my justice will become a light to the nations.
TNIV"Listen to me, my people; hear me, my nation: Instruction will go out from me; my justice will become a light to the nations.
NIV2011"Listen to me, my people; hear me, my nation: Instruction will go out from me; my justice will become a light to the nations.
Compared to NIV1984"Listen to me, my people; hear me, my nation: The lawInstruction will go out from me; my justice will become a light to the nations.
Compared to TNIV"Listen to me, my people; hear me, my nation: Instruction will go out from me; my justice will become a light to the nations.

Isaiah 51:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSשִׁמְע֤וּ אֵלַי֙ יֹ֣דְעֵי צֶ֔דֶק עַ֖ם תּוֹרָתִ֣י בְלִבָּ֑ם אַל־ תִּֽירְאוּ֙ חֶרְפַּ֣ת אֱנ֔וֹשׁ וּמִגִּדֻּפֹתָ֖ם אַל־ תֵּחָֽתּוּ׃
NIV1984"Hear me, you who know what is right, you people who have my law in your hearts: Do not fear the reproach of men or be terrified by their insults.
TNIV"Hear me, you who know what is right, you people who have taken my instruction to heart: Do not fear the reproach of mere mortals or be terrified by their insults.
NIV2011"Hear me, you who know what is right, you people who have taken my instruction to heart: Do not fear the reproach of mere mortals or be terrified by their insults.
Compared to NIV1984"Hear me, you who know what is right, you people who have taken my lawinstruction into your heartsheart: Do not fear the reproach of menmere mortals or be terrified by their insults.
Compared to TNIV"Hear me, you who know what is right, you people who have taken my instruction to heart: Do not fear the reproach of mere mortals or be terrified by their insults.

Ezekiel 7:26

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהֹוָ֤ה עַל־ הֹוָה֙ תָּב֔וֹא וּשְׁמֻעָ֥ה אֶל־ שְׁמוּעָ֖ה תִּֽהְיֶ֑ה וּבִקְשׁ֤וּ חָזוֹן֙ מִנָּבִ֔יא וְתוֹרָה֙ תֹּאבַ֣ד מִכֹּהֵ֔ן וְעֵצָ֖ה מִזְּקֵנִֽים׃
NIV1984Calamity upon calamity will come, and rumor upon rumor. They will try to get a vision from the prophet; the teaching of the law by the priest will be lost, as will the counsel of the elders.
TNIVCalamity upon calamity will come, and rumor upon rumor. They will go searching for a vision from the prophet, priestly instruction in the law will cease, the counsel of the elders will come to an end.
NIV2011Calamity upon calamity will come, and rumor upon rumor. They will go searching for a vision from the prophet, priestly instruction in the law will cease, the counsel of the elders will come to an end.
Compared to NIV1984Calamity upon calamity will come, and rumor upon rumor. They will trygo tosearching getfor a vision from the prophet; the, priestly teachinginstruction ofin the law by the priest will be lostcease, as will the counsel of the elders will come to an end.
Compared to TNIVCalamity upon calamity will come, and rumor upon rumor. They will go searching for a vision from the prophet, priestly instruction in the law will cease, the counsel of the elders will come to an end.


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