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

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The word 'Knows' occurs 7 times less often in the NIV2011 (84 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (91 times). The word 'Knows' was removed in 9 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Knows' 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 text763.6%
New text in NIV2011436.4%

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

Verses where Knows was removed

Job 18:21

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס אַךְ־ אֵ֭לֶּה מִשְׁכְּנ֣וֹת עַוָּ֑ל וְ֝זֶ֗ה מְק֣וֹם לֹא־ יָדַֽע־ אֵֽל׃
NIV1984Surely such is the dwelling of an evil man; such is the place of one who knows not God."
TNIVSurely such is the dwelling of an evil man; such is the place of one who knows not God."
NIV2011Surely such is the dwelling of an evil man; such is the place of one who does not know God."
Compared to NIV1984Surely such is the dwelling of an evil man; such is the place of one who knowsdoes not know God."
Compared to TNIVSurely such is the dwelling of an evil man; such is the place of one who knowsdoes not know God."

Psalms 90:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמִֽי־ י֭וֹדֵעַ עֹ֣ז אַפֶּ֑ךָ וּ֝כְיִרְאָתְךָ֗ עֶבְרָתֶֽךָ׃
NIV1984Who knows the power of your anger? For your wrath is as great as the fear that is due you.
TNIVIf only we knew the power of your anger! Your wrath is as great as the fear that is your due.
NIV2011If only we knew the power of your anger! Your wrath is as great as the fear that is your due.
Compared to NIV1984WhoIf knowsonly we knew the power of your anger? For! Your your wrath is as great as the fear that is dueyour youdue.
Compared to TNIVIf only we knew the power of your anger! Your wrath is as great as the fear that is your due.

Psalms 138:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכִּי־ רָ֣ם יְ֭הוָה וְשָׁפָ֣ל יִרְאֶ֑ה וְ֝גָבֹ֗הַּ מִמֶּרְחָ֥ק יְיֵדָֽע׃
NIV1984Though the LORD is on high, he looks upon the lowly, but the proud he knows from afar.
TNIVThough the LORD is exalted, he looks kindly on the lowly, but he takes notice of the proud from afar.
NIV2011Though the LORD is exalted, he looks kindly on the lowly; though lofty, he sees them from afar.
Compared to NIV1984Though the LORD is on highexalted, he looks uponkindly on the lowly, but; though the proud lofty, he knowssees them from afar.
Compared to TNIVThough the LORD is exalted, he looks kindly on the lowly, but; though lofty, he takessees notice of the proudthem from afar.

Proverbs 5:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאֹ֣רַח חַ֭יִּים פֶּן־ תְּפַלֵּ֑ס נָע֥וּ מַ֝עְגְּלֹתֶ֗יהָ לֹ֣א תֵדָֽע׃
NIV1984She gives no thought to the way of life; her paths are crooked, but she knows it not.
TNIVShe gives no thought to the way of life; her paths wander aimlessly, but she does not know it.
NIV2011She gives no thought to the way of life; her paths wander aimlessly, but she does not know it.
Compared to NIV1984She gives no thought to the way of life; her paths arewander crookedaimlessly, but she knowsdoes it not know it.
Compared to TNIVShe gives no thought to the way of life; her paths wander aimlessly, but she does not know it.

Ecclesiastes 8:17

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְרָאִיתִי֮ אֶת־ כָּל־ מַעֲשֵׂ֣ה הָאֱלֹהִים֒ כִּי֩ לֹ֨א יוּכַ֜ל הָאָדָ֗ם לִמְצוֹא֙ אֶת־ הַֽמַּעֲשֶׂה֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר נַעֲשָׂ֣ה תַֽחַת־ הַשֶּׁ֔מֶשׁ בְּ֠שֶׁל אֲשֶׁ֨ר יַעֲמֹ֧ל הָאָדָ֛ם לְבַקֵּ֖שׁ וְלֹ֣א יִמְצָ֑א וְגַ֨ם אִם־ יֹאמַ֤ר הֶֽחָכָם֙ לָדַ֔עַת לֹ֥א יוּכַ֖ל לִמְצֹֽא׃
NIV1984then I saw all that God has done. No one can comprehend what goes on under the sun. Despite all his efforts to search it out, man cannot discover its meaning. Even if a wise man claims he knows, he cannot really comprehend it.
TNIVthen I saw all that God has done. No one can comprehend what goes on under the sun. People toil to search it out, but no one can discover its meaning. Even if the wise claim they know, they cannot really comprehend it.
NIV2011then I saw all that God has done. No one can comprehend what goes on under the sun. Despite all their efforts to search it out, no one can discover its meaning. Even if the wise claim they know, they cannot really comprehend it.
Compared to NIV1984then I saw all that God has done. No one can comprehend what goes on under the sun. Despite all histheir efforts to search it out, manno cannotone can discover its meaning. Even if athe wise manclaim claimsthey he knowsknow, hethey cannot really comprehend it.
Compared to TNIVthen I saw all that God has done. No one can comprehend what goes on under the sun. PeopleDespite toilall their efforts to search it out, but no one can discover its meaning. Even if the wise claim they know, they cannot really comprehend it.

Isaiah 29:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהַ֨פְכְּכֶ֔ם אִם־ כְּחֹ֥מֶר הַיֹּצֵ֖ר יֵֽחָשֵׁ֑ב כִּֽי־ יֹאמַ֨ר מַעֲשֶׂ֤ה לְעֹשֵׂ֙הוּ֙ לֹ֣א עָשָׂ֔נִי וְיֵ֛צֶר אָמַ֥ר לְיוֹצְר֖וֹ לֹ֥א הֵבִֽין׃
NIV1984You turn things upside down, as if the potter were thought to be like the clay! Shall what is formed say to him who formed it, "He did not make me"? Can the pot say of the potter, "He knows nothing"?
TNIVYou turn things upside down, as if the potter were thought to be like the clay! Shall what is formed say to the one who formed it, "You did not make me"? Can the pot say to the potter, "You know nothing"?
NIV2011You turn things upside down, as if the potter were thought to be like the clay! Shall what is formed say to the one who formed it, "You did not make me"? Can the pot say to the potter, "You know nothing"?
Compared to NIV1984You turn things upside down, as if the potter were thought to be like the clay! Shall what is formed say to himthe one who formed it, "HeYou did not make me"? Can the pot say ofto the potter, "HeYou knowsknow nothing"?
Compared to TNIVYou turn things upside down, as if the potter were thought to be like the clay! Shall what is formed say to the one who formed it, "You did not make me"? Can the pot say to the potter, "You know nothing"?

Jeremiah 9:24

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSהִנֵּ֛ה יָמִ֥ים בָּאִ֖ים נְאֻם־ יְהוָ֑ה וּפָ֣קַדְתִּ֔י עַל־ כָּל־ מ֖וּל בְּעָרְלָֽה׃
NIV1984but let him who boasts boast about this: that he understands and knows me, that I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight," declares the LORD.
TNIVbut let those who boast boast about this: that they understand and know me, that I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight," declares the LORD.
NIV2011but let the one who boasts boast about this: that they have the understanding to know me, that I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight," declares the LORD.
Compared to NIV1984but let himthe one who boasts boast about this: that hethey understandshave andthe knowsunderstanding to know me, that I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight," declares the LORD.
Compared to TNIVbut let thosethe one who boastboasts boast about this: that they understandhave andthe understanding to know me, that I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight," declares the LORD.

1 Corinthians 8:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNT⸀εἴ τις δοκεῖ ⸀ἐγνωκέναι τι, ⸀οὔπω ⸀ἔγνω καθὼς δεῖ γνῶναι·
SBLGNT apparatusεἴ WH Treg NIV ] + δέ RP • ἐγνωκέναι WH Treg NIV ] εἰδέναι RP • οὔπω WH Treg NIV ] οὐδέπω οὐδὲν RP • ἔγνω WH Treg NIV ] ἔγνωκεν RP
NIV1984The man who thinks he knows something does not yet know as he ought to know.
TNIVThose who think they know something do not yet know as they ought to know.
NIV2011Those who think they know something do not yet know as they ought to know.
Compared to NIV1984TheThose man who thinksthink hethey knowsknow something doesdo not yet know as hethey ought to know.
Compared to TNIVThose who think they know something do not yet know as they ought to know.

1 Corinthians 8:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἈλλ’ οὐκ ἐν πᾶσιν ἡ γνῶσις· τινὲς δὲ τῇ ⸀συνηθείᾳ ⸂ἕως ἄρτι τοῦ εἰδώλου⸃ ὡς εἰδωλόθυτον ἐσθίουσιν, καὶ ἡ συνείδησις αὐτῶν ἀσθενὴς οὖσα μολύνεται.
SBLGNT apparatusσυνηθείᾳ WH Treg NIV ] συνειδήσει RP • ἕως ἄρτι τοῦ εἰδώλου WH Treg NIV ] τοῦ εἰδώλου ἕως ἄρτι RP
NIV1984But not everyone knows this. Some people are still so accustomed to idols that when they eat such food they think of it as having been sacrificed to an idol, and since their conscience is weak, it is defiled.
TNIVBut not everyone possesses this knowledge. Some people are still so accustomed to idols that when they eat sacrificial food they think of it as having been sacrificed to a god, and since their conscience is weak, it is defiled.
NIV2011But not everyone possesses this knowledge. Some people are still so accustomed to idols that when they eat sacrificial food they think of it as having been sacrificed to a god, and since their conscience is weak, it is defiled.
Compared to NIV1984But not everyone knowspossesses this knowledge. Some people are still so accustomed to idols that when they eat suchsacrificial food they think of it as having been sacrificed to ana idolgod, and since their conscience is weak, it is defiled.
Compared to TNIVBut not everyone possesses this knowledge. Some people are still so accustomed to idols that when they eat sacrificial food they think of it as having been sacrificed to a god, and since their conscience is weak, it is defiled.

Verses where Knows was added

1 Kings 1:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֣אמֶר נָתָ֗ן אֶל־ בַּת־ שֶׁ֤בַע אֵם־ שְׁלֹמֹה֙ לֵאמֹ֔ר הֲל֣וֹא שָׁמַ֔עַתְּ כִּ֥י מָלַ֖ךְ אֲדֹנִיָּ֣הוּ בֶן־ חַגִּ֑ית וַאֲדֹנֵ֥ינוּ דָוִ֖ד לֹ֥א יָדָֽע׃
NIV1984Then Nathan asked Bathsheba, Solomon's mother, "Have you not heard that Adonijah, the son of Haggith, has become king without our lord David's knowing it?
TNIVThen Nathan asked Bathsheba, Solomon's mother, "Have you not heard that Adonijah, the son of Haggith, has become king, and our lord David knows nothing about it?
NIV2011Then Nathan asked Bathsheba, Solomon's mother, "Have you not heard that Adonijah, the son of Haggith, has become king, and our lord David knows nothing about it?
Compared to NIV1984Then Nathan asked Bathsheba, Solomon's mother, "Have you not heard that Adonijah, the son of Haggith, has become king, and without our lord David's knowingknows nothing about it?
Compared to TNIVThen Nathan asked Bathsheba, Solomon's mother, "Have you not heard that Adonijah, the son of Haggith, has become king, and our lord David knows nothing about it?

Proverbs 9:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאֵ֣שֶׁת כְּ֭סִילוּת הֹֽמִיָּ֑ה פְּ֝תַיּ֗וּת וּבַל־ יָ֥דְעָה מָּֽה׃
NIV1984The woman Folly is loud; she is undisciplined and without knowledge.
TNIVFolly is an unruly woman; she is simple and knows nothing.
NIV2011Folly is an unruly woman; she is simple and knows nothing.
Compared to NIV1984The woman Folly is loudan unruly woman; she is undisciplinedsimple and withoutknows knowledgenothing.
Compared to TNIVFolly is an unruly woman; she is simple and knows nothing.


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