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

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The word 'Keeps' occurs 7 times less often in the NIV2011 (37 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (44 times). The word 'Keeps' was removed in 13 verses, and added in 5 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Keeps' 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 text1266.7%
New text in NIV2011633.3%

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

Verses where Keeps was removed

Job 20:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיַחְמֹ֣ל עָ֭לֶיהָ וְלֹ֣א יַֽעַזְבֶ֑נָּה וְ֝יִמְנָעֶ֗נָּה בְּת֣וֹךְ חִכּֽוֹ׃
NIV1984though he cannot bear to let it go and keeps it in his mouth,
TNIVthough he cannot bear to let it go and lets it linger in his mouth,
NIV2011though he cannot bear to let it go and lets it linger in his mouth,
Compared to NIV1984though he cannot bear to let it go and keepslets it linger in his mouth,
Compared to TNIVthough he cannot bear to let it go and lets it linger in his mouth,

Proverbs 12:23

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאָדָ֣ם עָ֭רוּם כֹּ֣סֶה דָּ֑עַת וְלֵ֥ב כְּ֝סִילִ֗ים יִקְרָ֥א אִוֶּֽלֶת׃
NIV1984A prudent man keeps his knowledge to himself, but the heart of fools blurts out folly.
TNIVThe prudent keep their knowledge to themselves, but a fool's heart blurts out folly.
NIV2011The prudent keep their knowledge to themselves, but a fool's heart blurts out folly.
Compared to NIV1984AThe prudent mankeep keepstheir his knowledge to himselfthemselves, but thea heartfool's of foolsheart blurts out folly.
Compared to TNIVThe prudent keep their knowledge to themselves, but a fool's heart blurts out folly.

Proverbs 15:25

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבֵּ֣ית גֵּ֭אִים יִסַּ֥ח ׀ יְהוָ֑ה וְ֝יַצֵּ֗ב גְּב֣וּל אַלְמָנָֽה׃
NIV1984The LORD tears down the proud man's house but he keeps the widow's boundaries intact.
TNIVThe LORD tears down the house of the proud, but he sets the widow's boundary stones in place.
NIV2011The LORD tears down the house of the proud, but he sets the widow's boundary stones in place.
Compared to NIV1984The LORD tears down the proudhouse man'sof housethe proud, but he keepssets the widow's boundariesboundary intactstones in place.
Compared to TNIVThe LORD tears down the house of the proud, but he sets the widow's boundary stones in place.

Proverbs 17:28

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSגַּ֤ם אֱוִ֣יל מַ֭חֲרִישׁ חָכָ֣ם יֵחָשֵׁ֑ב אֹטֵ֖ם שְׂפָתָ֣יו נָבֽוֹן׃
NIV1984Even a fool is thought wise if he keeps silent, and discerning if he holds his tongue.
TNIVEven fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues.
NIV2011Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues.
Compared to NIV1984Even afools foolare is thought wise if hethey keepskeep silent, and discerning if hethey holdshold histheir tonguetongues.
Compared to TNIVEven fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues.

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 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 29:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכָּל־ ר֭וּחוֹ יוֹצִ֣יא כְסִ֑יל וְ֝חָכָ֗ם בְּאָח֥וֹר יְשַׁבְּחֶֽנָּה׃
NIV1984A fool gives full vent to his anger, but a wise man keeps himself under control.
TNIVFools give full vent to their rage, but the wise bring calm in the end.
NIV2011Fools give full vent to their rage, but the wise bring calm in the end.
Compared to NIV1984AFools foolgive gives full vent to histheir angerrage, but athe wise manbring keepscalm himselfin underthe controlend.
Compared to TNIVFools give full vent to their rage, but the wise bring calm in the end.

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 33:15

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהֹלֵ֣ךְ צְדָק֔וֹת וְדֹבֵ֖ר מֵֽישָׁרִ֑ים מֹאֵ֞ס בְּבֶ֣צַע מַעֲשַׁקּ֗וֹת נֹעֵ֤ר כַּפָּיו֙ מִתְּמֹ֣ךְ בַּשֹּׁ֔חַד אֹטֵ֤ם אָזְנוֹ֙ מִשְּׁמֹ֣עַ דָּמִ֔ים וְעֹצֵ֥ם עֵינָ֖יו מֵרְא֥וֹת בְּרָֽע׃
NIV1984He who walks righteously and speaks what is right, who rejects gain from extortion and keeps his hand from accepting bribes, who stops his ears against plots of murder and shuts his eyes against contemplating evil--
TNIVThose who walk righteously and speak what is right, who reject gain from extortion and keep their hands from accepting bribes, who stop their ears against plots of murder and shut their eyes against contemplating evil--
NIV2011Those who walk righteously and speak what is right, who reject gain from extortion and keep their hands from accepting bribes, who stop their ears against plots of murder and shut their eyes against contemplating evil--
Compared to NIV1984HeThose who walkswalk righteously and speaksspeak what is right, who rejectsreject gain from extortion and keepskeep histheir handhands from accepting bribes, who stopsstop histheir ears against plots of murder and shutsshut histheir eyes against contemplating evil--
Compared to TNIVThose who walk righteously and speak what is right, who reject gain from extortion and keep their hands from accepting bribes, who stop their ears against plots of murder and shut their eyes against contemplating evil--

Amos 5:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלָכֵ֗ן הַמַּשְׂכִּ֛יל בָּעֵ֥ת הַהִ֖יא יִדֹּ֑ם כִּ֛י עֵ֥ת רָעָ֖ה הִֽיא׃
NIV1984Therefore the prudent man keeps quiet in such times, for the times are evil.
TNIVTherefore the prudent keep quiet in such times, for the times are evil.
NIV2011Therefore the prudent keep quiet in such times, for the times are evil.
Compared to NIV1984Therefore the prudent man keepskeep quiet in such times, for the times are evil.
Compared to TNIVTherefore the prudent keep quiet in such times, for the times are evil.

John 8:51

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἀμὴν ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν, ἐάν τις τὸν ⸂ἐμὸν λόγον⸃ τηρήσῃ, θάνατον οὐ μὴ θεωρήσῃ εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα.
SBLGNT apparatusἐμὸν λόγον WH Treg NIV ] λόγον τὸν ἐμὸν RP
NIV1984I tell you the truth, if anyone keeps my word, he will never see death."
TNIVVery truly I tell you, whoever obeys my word will never see death."
NIV2011Very truly I tell you, whoever obeys my word will never see death."
Compared to NIV1984Very truly I tell you the truth, ifwhoever anyoneobeys keeps my word, he will never see death."
Compared to TNIVVery truly I tell you, whoever obeys my word will never see death."

John 8:52

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNT⸀εἶπον αὐτῷ οἱ Ἰουδαῖοι· Νῦν ἐγνώκαμεν ὅτι δαιμόνιον ἔχεις. Ἀβραὰμ ἀπέθανεν καὶ οἱ προφῆται, καὶ σὺ λέγεις· Ἐάν τις τὸν λόγον μου τηρήσῃ, οὐ μὴ γεύσηται θανάτου εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα·
SBLGNT apparatusεἶπον WH Treg ] + οὖν NIV RP
NIV1984At this the Jews exclaimed, "Now we know that you are demon-possessed! Abraham died and so did the prophets, yet you say that if anyone keeps your word, he will never taste death.
TNIVAt this they exclaimed, "Now we know that you are demon-possessed! Abraham died and so did the prophets, yet you say that whoever obeys your word will never taste death.
NIV2011At this they exclaimed, "Now we know that you are demon-possessed! Abraham died and so did the prophets, yet you say that whoever obeys your word will never taste death.
Compared to NIV1984At this thethey Jews exclaimed, "Now we know that you are demon-possessed! Abraham died and so did the prophets, yet you say that ifwhoever anyoneobeys keeps your word, he will never taste death.
Compared to TNIVAt this they exclaimed, "Now we know that you are demon-possessed! Abraham died and so did the prophets, yet you say that whoever obeys your word will never taste death.

Revelation 16:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἸδοὺ ἔρχομαι ὡς κλέπτης. μακάριος ὁ γρηγορῶν καὶ τηρῶν τὰ ἱμάτια αὐτοῦ, ἵνα μὴ γυμνὸς περιπατῇ καὶ βλέπωσιν τὴν ἀσχημοσύνην αὐτοῦ —
NIV1984"Behold, I come like a thief! Blessed is he who stays awake and keeps his clothes with him, so that he may not go naked and be shamefully exposed."
TNIV"Look, I come like a thief! Blessed are those who stay awake and keep their clothes on, so that they may not go naked and be shamefully exposed."
NIV2011"Look, I come like a thief! Blessed is the one who stays awake and remains clothed, so as not to go naked and be shamefully exposed."
Compared to NIV1984"BeholdLook, I come like a thief! Blessed is hethe one who stays awake and keepsremains his clothes with himclothed, so thatas he may not to go naked and be shamefully exposed."
Compared to TNIV"Look, I come like a thief! Blessed areis thosethe one who staystays awake and keepremains their clothes onclothed, so thatas they may not to go naked and be shamefully exposed."

Verses where Keeps was added

2 Samuel 22:33

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהָאֵ֥ל מָעוּזִּ֖י חָ֑יִל וַיַּתֵּ֥ר תָּמִ֖ים
NIV1984It is God who arms me with strength and makes my way perfect.
TNIVIt is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.
NIV2011It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.
Compared to NIV1984It is God who arms me with strength and makeskeeps my way perfectsecure.
Compared to TNIVIt is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.

Psalms 18:32

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּ֤י מִ֣י אֱ֭לוֹהַּ מִבַּלְעֲדֵ֣י יְהוָ֑ה וּמִ֥י צ֝֗וּר זוּלָתִ֥י אֱלֹהֵֽינוּ׃
NIV1984It is God who arms me with strength and makes my way perfect.
TNIVIt is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.
NIV2011It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.
Compared to NIV1984It is God who arms me with strength and makeskeeps my way perfectsecure.
Compared to TNIVIt is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.

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.

John 14:21

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ ἔχων τὰς ἐντολάς μου καὶ τηρῶν αὐτὰς ἐκεῖνός ἐστιν ὁ ἀγαπῶν με· ὁ δὲ ἀγαπῶν με ἀγαπηθήσεται ὑπὸ τοῦ πατρός μου, κἀγὼ ἀγαπήσω αὐτὸν καὶ ἐμφανίσω αὐτῷ ἐμαυτόν.
NIV1984Whoever has my commands and obeys them, he is the one who loves me. He who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love him and show myself to him."
TNIVWhoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me. Anyone who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love them and show myself to them."
NIV2011Whoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love them and show myself to them."
Compared to NIV1984Whoever has my commands and obeyskeeps them, he is the one who loves me. HeThe one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love himthem and show myself to himthem."
Compared to TNIVWhoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me. AnyoneThe one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love them and show myself to them."

1 John 3:24

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ ὁ τηρῶν τὰς ἐντολὰς αὐτοῦ ἐν αὐτῷ μένει καὶ αὐτὸς ἐν αὐτῷ· καὶ ἐν τούτῳ γινώσκομεν ὅτι μένει ἐν ἡμῖν, ἐκ τοῦ πνεύματος οὗ ἡμῖν ἔδωκεν.
NIV1984Those who obey his commands live in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us.
TNIVThose who keep his commands live in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us.
NIV2011The one who keeps God's commands lives in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us.
Compared to NIV1984ThoseThe one who obeykeeps hisGod's commands livelives in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us.
Compared to TNIVThoseThe one who keepkeeps hisGod's commands livelives in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us.


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