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

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The word 'Listens' occurs 6 times less often in the NIV2011 (11 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (17 times). The word 'Listens' was removed in 6 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Listens' 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 text466.7%
New text in NIV2011233.3%

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

Verses where Listens was removed

Proverbs 8:34

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאַ֥שְֽׁרֵי אָדָם֮ שֹׁמֵ֪עַֽ֫ לִ֥י לִשְׁקֹ֣ד עַל־ דַּ֭לְתֹתַי י֤וֹם ׀ י֑וֹם לִ֝שְׁמֹ֗ר מְזוּזֹ֥ת פְּתָחָֽי׃
NIV1984Blessed is the man who listens to me, watching daily at my doors, waiting at my doorway.
TNIVBlessed are those who listen to me, watching daily at my doors, waiting at my doorway.
NIV2011Blessed are those who listen to me, watching daily at my doors, waiting at my doorway.
Compared to NIV1984Blessed isare thethose man who listenslisten to me, watching daily at my doors, waiting at my doorway.
Compared to TNIVBlessed are those who listen to me, watching daily at my doors, waiting at my doorway.

Proverbs 12:15

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSדֶּ֣רֶךְ אֱ֭וִיל יָשָׁ֣ר בְּעֵינָ֑יו וְשֹׁמֵ֖עַ לְעֵצָ֣ה חָכָֽם׃
NIV1984The way of a fool seems right to him, but a wise man listens to advice.
TNIVThe way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice.
NIV2011The way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice.
Compared to NIV1984The way of afools fool seems right to himthem, but athe wise man listenslisten to advice.
Compared to TNIVThe way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice.

Proverbs 15:31

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאֹ֗זֶן שֹׁ֭מַעַתc תּוֹכַ֣חַת חַיִּ֑ים בְּקֶ֖רֶב חֲכָמִ֣ים תָּלִֽין׃
NIV1984He who listens to a life-giving rebuke will be at home among the wise.
TNIVWhoever heeds life-giving correction will be at home among the wise.
NIV2011Whoever heeds life-giving correction will be at home among the wise.
Compared to NIV1984HeWhoever whoheeds listens to a life-giving rebukecorrection will be at home among the wise.
Compared to TNIVWhoever heeds life-giving correction will be at home among the wise.

Proverbs 21:28

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSעֵד־ כְּזָבִ֥ים יֹאבֵ֑ד וְאִ֥ישׁ שׁ֝וֹמֵ֗עַ לָנֶ֥צַח יְדַבֵּֽר׃
NIV1984A false witness will perish, and whoever listens to him will be destroyed forever.
TNIVThose who give false witness will perish, but a careful listener will testify successfully.
NIV2011A false witness will perish, but a careful listener will testify successfully.
Compared to NIV1984A false witness will perish, andbut whoevera listenscareful tolistener him will betestify destroyed foreversuccessfully.
Compared to TNIVThose who giveA false witness will perish, but a careful listener will testify successfully.

Matthew 18:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἘὰν δὲ ἁμαρτήσῃ ⸂εἰς σὲ⸃ ὁ ἀδελφός σου, ⸀ὕπαγε ἔλεγξον αὐτὸν μεταξὺ σοῦ καὶ αὐτοῦ μόνου. ἐάν σου ἀκούσῃ, ἐκέρδησας τὸν ἀδελφόν σου·
SBLGNT apparatusεἰς σὲ Treg NIV RP ] – WH • ὕπαγε WH Treg NIV ] + καὶ RP
NIV1984"If your brother sins against you, go and show him his fault, just between the two of you. If he listens to you, you have won your brother over.
TNIV"If a brother or sister sins, go and point out the fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over.
NIV2011"If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over.
Compared to NIV1984"If your brother sinsor againstsister yousins, go and showpoint himout histheir fault, just between the two of you. If hethey listenslisten to you, you have won your brotherthem over.
Compared to TNIV"If ayour brother or sister sins, go and point out thetheir fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over.

John 6:45

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἔστιν γεγραμμένον ἐν τοῖς προφήταις· Καὶ ἔσονται πάντες διδακτοὶ θεοῦ· ⸀πᾶς ὁ ⸀ἀκούσας παρὰ τοῦ πατρὸς καὶ μαθὼν ἔρχεται πρὸς ⸀ἐμέ.
SBLGNT apparatusπᾶς WH Treg NIV ] + οὖν RP • ἀκούσας WH Treg NIV ] ἀκούων RP • ἐμέ WH Treg NIV ] με RP
NIV1984It is written in the Prophets: 'They will all be taught by God.' Everyone who listens to the Father and learns from him comes to me.
TNIVIt is written in the Prophets: 'They will all be taught by God.' Everyone who has heard the Father and learned from him comes to me.
NIV2011It is written in the Prophets: 'They will all be taught by God.' Everyone who has heard the Father and learned from him comes to me.
Compared to NIV1984It is written in the Prophets: 'They will all be taught by God.' Everyone who listenshas toheard the Father and learnslearned from him comes to me.
Compared to TNIVIt is written in the Prophets: 'They will all be taught by God.' Everyone who has heard the Father and learned from him comes to me.


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