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

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The word 'Mouths' occurs 7 times more often in the NIV2011 (59 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (52 times). The word 'Mouths' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 10 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Mouths' 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 text975.0%
New text in NIV2011325.0%

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

Verses where Mouths was removed

Judges 7:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס וַיְהִ֗י מִסְפַּ֞ר הַֽמֲלַקְקִ֤ים בְּיָדָם֙ אֶל־ פִּיהֶ֔ם שְׁלֹ֥שׁ מֵא֖וֹת אִ֑ישׁ וְכֹל֙ יֶ֣תֶר הָעָ֔ם כָּרְע֥וּ עַל־ בִּרְכֵיהֶ֖ם לִשְׁתּ֥וֹת מָֽיִם׃
NIV1984Three hundred men lapped with their hands to their mouths. All the rest got down on their knees to drink.
TNIVThree hundred of them lapped with their hands to their mouths. All the rest got down on their knees to drink.
NIV2011Three hundred of them drank from cupped hands, lapping like dogs. All the rest got down on their knees to drink.
Compared to NIV1984Three hundred menof lappedthem withdrank theirfrom cupped hands, lapping tolike their mouthsdogs. All the rest got down on their knees to drink.
Compared to TNIVThree hundred of them lappeddrank withfrom theircupped hands, lapping tolike their mouthsdogs. All the rest got down on their knees to drink.

Isaiah 59:21

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס וַאֲנִ֗י זֹ֣את בְּרִיתִ֤י אוֹתָם֙ אָמַ֣ר יְהוָ֔ה רוּחִי֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר עָלֶ֔יךָ וּדְבָרַ֖י אֲשֶׁר־ שַׂ֣מְתִּי בְּפִ֑יךָ לֹֽא־ יָמ֡וּשׁוּ מִפִּיךָ֩ וּמִפִּ֨י זַרְעֲךָ֜ וּמִפִּ֨י זֶ֤רַע זַרְעֲךָ֙ אָמַ֣ר יְהוָ֔ה מֵעַתָּ֖ה וְעַד־ עוֹלָֽם׃
NIV1984"As for me, this is my covenant with them," says the LORD. "My Spirit, who is on you, and my words that I have put in your mouth will not depart from your mouth, or from the mouths of your children, or from the mouths of their descendants from this time on and forever," says the LORD.
TNIV"As for me, this is my covenant with them," says the LORD. "My Spirit, who is on you, and my words that I have put in your mouth will not depart from your mouth, or from the mouths of your children, or from the mouths of their descendants from this time on and forever," says the LORD.
NIV2011"As for me, this is my covenant with them," says the LORD. "My Spirit, who is on you, will not depart from you, and my words that I have put in your mouth will always be on your lips, on the lips of your children and on the lips of their descendants--from this time on and forever," says the LORD.
Compared to NIV1984"As for me, this is my covenant with them," says the LORD. "My Spirit, who is on you, will not depart from you, and my words that I have put in your mouth will notalways departbe fromon your mouthlips, oron from the mouthslips of your children, or fromand on the mouthslips of their descendants --from this time on and forever," says the LORD.
Compared to TNIV"As for me, this is my covenant with them," says the LORD. "My Spirit, who is on you, will not depart from you, and my words that I have put in your mouth will notalways departbe fromon your mouthlips, oron from the mouthslips of your children, or fromand on the mouthslips of their descendants --from this time on and forever," says the LORD.

Verses where Mouths was added

Exodus 4:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֨אמֶר יְהוָ֜ה אֵלָ֗יו מִ֣י שָׂ֣ם פֶּה֮ לָֽאָדָם֒ א֚וֹ מִֽי־ יָשׂ֣וּם אִלֵּ֔ם א֣וֹ חֵרֵ֔שׁ א֥וֹ פִקֵּ֖חַ א֣וֹ עִוֵּ֑ר הֲלֹ֥א אָנֹכִ֖י יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984The LORD said to him, "Who gave man his mouth? Who makes him deaf or mute? Who gives him sight or makes him blind? Is it not I, the LORD?
TNIVThe LORD said to him, "Who gave human beings their mouths? Who makes them deaf or mute? Who gives them sight or makes them blind? Is it not I, the LORD?
NIV2011The LORD said to him, "Who gave human beings their mouths? Who makes them deaf or mute? Who gives them sight or makes them blind? Is it not I, the LORD?
Compared to NIV1984The LORD said to him, "Who gave manhuman hisbeings mouththeir mouths? Who makes himthem deaf or mute? Who gives himthem sight or makes himthem blind? Is it not I, the LORD?
Compared to TNIVThe LORD said to him, "Who gave human beings their mouths? Who makes them deaf or mute? Who gives them sight or makes them blind? Is it not I, the LORD?

Psalms 36:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכִּֽי־ הֶחֱלִ֣יק אֵלָ֣יו בְּעֵינָ֑יו לִמְצֹ֖א עֲוֺנ֣וֹ לִשְׂנֹֽא׃
NIV1984The words of his mouth are wicked and deceitful; he has ceased to be wise and to do good.
TNIVThe words of their mouths are wicked and deceitful; they have ceased to be wise and to do good.
NIV2011The words of their mouths are wicked and deceitful; they fail to act wisely or do good.
Compared to NIV1984The words of histheir mouthmouths are wicked and deceitful; hethey hasfail ceased to beact wisewisely and toor do good.
Compared to TNIVThe words of their mouths are wicked and deceitful; they havefail ceased to beact wisewisely and toor do good.

Psalms 37:30

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSפִּֽי־ צַ֭דִּיק יֶהְגֶּ֣ה חָכְמָ֑ה וּ֝לְשׁוֹנ֗וֹ תְּדַבֵּ֥ר מִשְׁפָּֽט׃
NIV1984The mouth of the righteous man utters wisdom, and his tongue speaks what is just.
TNIVThe mouths of the righteous utter wisdom, and their tongues speak what is just.
NIV2011The mouths of the righteous utter wisdom, and their tongues speak what is just.
Compared to NIV1984The mouthmouths of the righteous manutter utters wisdom, and histheir tonguetongues speaksspeak what is just.
Compared to TNIVThe mouths of the righteous utter wisdom, and their tongues speak what is just.

Proverbs 11:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבְּפֶ֗ה חָ֭נֵף יַשְׁחִ֣ת רֵעֵ֑הוּ וּ֝בְדַ֗עַת צַדִּיקִ֥ים יֵחָלֵֽצוּ׃
NIV1984With his mouth the godless destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous escape.
TNIVWith their mouths the godless destroy their neighbors, but through knowledge the righteous escape.
NIV2011With their mouths the godless destroy their neighbors, but through knowledge the righteous escape.
Compared to NIV1984With histheir mouthmouths the godless destroysdestroy histheir neighborneighbors, but through knowledge the righteous escape.
Compared to TNIVWith their mouths the godless destroy their neighbors, but through knowledge the righteous escape.

Proverbs 16:23

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלֵ֣ב חָ֭כָם יַשְׂכִּ֣יל פִּ֑יהוּ וְעַל־ שְׂ֝פָתָ֗יו יֹסִ֥יף לֶֽקַח׃
NIV1984A wise man's heart guides his mouth, and his lips promote instruction.
TNIVThe hearts of the wise make their mouths prudent, and their lips promote instruction.
NIV2011The hearts of the wise make their mouths prudent, and their lips promote instruction.
Compared to NIV1984AThe wisehearts man'sof heartthe guideswise hismake mouththeir mouths prudent, and histheir lips promote instruction.
Compared to TNIVThe hearts of the wise make their mouths prudent, and their lips promote instruction.

Proverbs 18:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSשִׂפְתֵ֣י כְ֭סִיל יָבֹ֣אֽוּ בְרִ֑יב וּ֝פִ֗יו לְֽמַהֲלֻמ֥וֹת יִקְרָֽא׃
NIV1984A fool's lips bring him strife, and his mouth invites a beating.
TNIVThe lips of fools bring them strife, and their mouths invite a beating.
NIV2011The lips of fools bring them strife, and their mouths invite a beating.
Compared to NIV1984AThe fool's lips of fools bring himthem strife, and histheir mouthmouths invitesinvite a beating.
Compared to TNIVThe lips of fools bring them strife, and their mouths invite a beating.

Proverbs 18:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSפִּֽי־ כְ֭סִיל מְחִתָּה־ ל֑וֹ וּ֝שְׂפָתָ֗יו מוֹקֵ֥שׁ נַפְשֽׁוֹ׃
NIV1984A fool's mouth is his undoing, and his lips are a snare to his soul.
TNIVThe mouths of fools are their undoing, and their lips are a snare to their very lives.
NIV2011The mouths of fools are their undoing, and their lips are a snare to their very lives.
Compared to NIV1984AThe fool'smouths mouthof isfools hisare their undoing, and histheir lips are a snare to histheir soulvery lives.
Compared to TNIVThe mouths of fools are their undoing, and their lips are a snare to their very lives.

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 24:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSרָאמ֣וֹת לֶֽאֱוִ֣יל חָכְמ֑וֹת בַּ֝שַּׁ֗עַר לֹ֣א יִפְתַּח־ פִּֽיהוּ׃
NIV1984Wisdom is too high for a fool; in the assembly at the gate he has nothing to say.
TNIVWisdom is too high for fools; in the assembly at the gate they must not open their mouths.
NIV2011Wisdom is too high for fools; in the assembly at the gate they must not open their mouths.
Compared to NIV1984Wisdom is too high for a foolfools; in the assembly at the gate hethey hasmust nothingnot toopen saytheir mouths.
Compared to TNIVWisdom is too high for fools; in the assembly at the gate they must not open their mouths.

Jeremiah 9:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס הַעַל־ אֵ֥לֶּה לֹֽא־ אֶפְקָד־ בָּ֖ם נְאֻם־ יְהוָ֑ה אִ֚ם בְּג֣וֹי אֲשֶׁר־ כָּזֶ֔ה לֹ֥א תִתְנַקֵּ֖ם נַפְשִֽׁי׃
NIV1984Their tongue is a deadly arrow; it speaks with deceit. With his mouth each speaks cordially to his neighbor, but in his heart he sets a trap for him.
TNIVTheir tongue is a deadly arrow; it speaks deceitfully. With their mouths they all speak cordially to their neighbors, but in their hearts they set traps for them.
NIV2011Their tongue is a deadly arrow; it speaks deceitfully. With their mouths they all speak cordially to their neighbors, but in their hearts they set traps for them.
Compared to NIV1984Their tongue is a deadly arrow; it speaks with deceitdeceitfully. With histheir mouthmouths eachthey speaksall speak cordially to histheir neighborneighbors, but in histheir hearthearts hethey setsset atraps trap for himthem.
Compared to TNIVTheir tongue is a deadly arrow; it speaks deceitfully. With their mouths they all speak cordially to their neighbors, but in their hearts they set traps for them.


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