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

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The word 'Looks' occurs 4 times less often in the NIV2011 (29 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (33 times). The word 'Looks' was removed in 5 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Looks' 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 text457.1%
New text in NIV2011342.9%

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

Verses where Looks was removed

1 Samuel 16:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיֹּ֨אמֶר יְהוָ֜ה אֶל־ שְׁמוּאֵ֗ל אַל־ תַּבֵּ֧ט אֶל־ מַרְאֵ֛הוּ וְאֶל־ גְּבֹ֥הַּ קוֹמָת֖וֹ כִּ֣י מְאַסְתִּ֑יהוּ כִּ֣י ׀ לֹ֗א אֲשֶׁ֤ר יִרְאֶה֙ הָאָדָ֔ם כִּ֤י הָֽאָדָם֙ יִרְאֶ֣ה לַעֵינַ֔יִם וַיהוָ֖ה יִרְאֶ֥ה לַלֵּבָֽב׃
NIV1984But the LORD said to Samuel, "Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The LORD does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart."
TNIVBut the LORD said to Samuel, "Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The LORD does not look at the things human beings look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart."
NIV2011But the LORD said to Samuel, "Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The LORD does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart."
Compared to NIV1984But the LORD said to Samuel, "Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The LORD does not look at the things manpeople lookslook at. ManPeople lookslook at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart."
Compared to TNIVBut the LORD said to Samuel, "Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The LORD does not look at the things human beingspeople look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart."

Proverbs 20:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמֵ֭חֹרֶף עָצֵ֣ל לֹא־ יַחֲרֹ֑שׁ בַּקָּצִ֣יר וָאָֽיִן׃
NIV1984A sluggard does not plow in season; so at harvest time he looks but finds nothing.
TNIVSluggards do not plow in season; so at harvest time they look but find nothing.
NIV2011Sluggards do not plow in season; so at harvest time they look but find nothing.
Compared to NIV1984ASluggards sluggarddo does not plow in season; so at harvest time hethey lookslook but findsfind nothing.
Compared to TNIVSluggards do not plow in season; so at harvest time they look but find nothing.

Proverbs 25:23

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSר֣וּחַ צָ֭פוֹן תְּח֣וֹלֵֽל גָּ֑שֶׁם וּפָנִ֥ים נִ֝זְעָמִ֗ים לְשׁ֣וֹן סָֽתֶר׃
NIV1984As a north wind brings rain, so a sly tongue brings angry looks.
TNIVLike a north wind that brings unexpected rain is a sly tongue--which provokes a horrified look.
NIV2011Like a north wind that brings unexpected rain is a sly tongue--which provokes a horrified look.
Compared to NIV1984AsLike a north wind that brings unexpected rain, so is a sly tongue--which bringsprovokes angrya lookshorrified look.
Compared to TNIVLike a north wind that brings unexpected rain is a sly tongue--which provokes a horrified look.

Proverbs 27:18

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSנֹצֵ֣ר תְּ֭אֵנָה יֹאכַ֣ל פִּרְיָ֑הּ וְשֹׁמֵ֖ר אֲדֹנָ֣יו יְכֻבָּֽד׃
NIV1984He who tends a fig tree will eat its fruit, and he who looks after his master will be honored.
TNIVThose who guard a fig tree will eat its fruit, and those who protect their masters will be honored.
NIV2011The one who guards a fig tree will eat its fruit, and whoever protects their master will be honored.
Compared to NIV1984HeThe one who tendsguards a fig tree will eat its fruit, and hewhoever whoprotects looks after histheir master will be honored.
Compared to TNIVThoseThe one who guardguards a fig tree will eat its fruit, and thosewhoever whoprotects protect their mastersmaster will be honored.

Isaiah 40:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSהַֽמְסֻכָּ֣ן תְּרוּמָ֔ה עֵ֥ץ לֹֽא־ יִרְקַ֖ב יִבְחָ֑ר חָרָ֤שׁ חָכָם֙ יְבַקֶּשׁ־ ל֔וֹ לְהָכִ֥ין פֶּ֖סֶל לֹ֥א יִמּֽוֹט׃
NIV1984A man too poor to present such an offering selects wood that will not rot. He looks for a skilled craftsman to set up an idol that will not topple.
TNIVPeople too poor to present such an offering select wood that will not rot. They look for a skilled worker to set up an idol that will not topple.
NIV2011A person too poor to present such an offering selects wood that will not rot; they look for a skilled worker to set up an idol that will not topple.
Compared to NIV1984A manperson too poor to present such an offering selects wood that will not rot. He; they lookslook for a skilled craftsmanworker to set up an idol that will not topple.
Compared to TNIVPeopleA person too poor to present such an offering selectselects wood that will not rot. They; they look for a skilled worker to set up an idol that will not topple.

Verses where Looks was added

Job 39:29

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמִשָּׁ֥ם חָֽפַר־ אֹ֑כֶל לְ֝מֵרָח֗וֹק עֵינָ֥יו יַבִּֽיטוּ׃
NIV1984From there he seeks out his food; his eyes detect it from afar.
TNIVFrom there it looks for food; its eyes detect it from afar.
NIV2011From there it looks for food; its eyes detect it from afar.
Compared to NIV1984From there heit seekslooks outfor his food; hisits eyes detect it from afar.
Compared to TNIVFrom there it looks for food; its eyes detect it from afar.

Malachi 2:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְזֹאת֙ שֵׁנִ֣ית תַּֽעֲשׂ֔וּ כַּסּ֤וֹת דִּמְעָה֙ אֶת־ מִזְבַּ֣ח יְהוָ֔ה בְּכִ֖י וַֽאֲנָקָ֑ה מֵאֵ֣ין ע֗וֹד פְּנוֹת֙ אֶל־ הַמִּנְחָ֔ה וְלָקַ֥חַת רָצ֖וֹן מִיֶּדְכֶֽם׃
NIV1984Another thing you do: You flood the LORD's altar with tears. You weep and wail because he no longer pays attention to your offerings or accepts them with pleasure from your hands.
TNIVAnother thing you do: You flood the LORD's altar with tears. You weep and wail because he no longer looks with favor on your offerings or accepts them with pleasure from your hands.
NIV2011Another thing you do: You flood the LORD's altar with tears. You weep and wail because he no longer looks with favor on your offerings or accepts them with pleasure from your hands.
Compared to NIV1984Another thing you do: You flood the LORD's altar with tears. You weep and wail because he no longer payslooks attentionwith tofavor on your offerings or accepts them with pleasure from your hands.
Compared to TNIVAnother thing you do: You flood the LORD's altar with tears. You weep and wail because he no longer looks with favor on your offerings or accepts them with pleasure from your hands.


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