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

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The word 'Obeys' occurs 1 times more often in the NIV2011 (13 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (12 times). The word 'Obeys' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Obeys' 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 text360.0%
New text in NIV2011240.0%

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

Verses where Obeys was removed

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."

Verses where Obeys was added

Joel 2:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַֽיהוָ֗ה נָתַ֤ן קוֹלוֹ֙ לִפְנֵ֣י חֵיל֔וֹ כִּ֣י רַ֤ב מְאֹד֙ מַחֲנֵ֔הוּ כִּ֥י עָצ֖וּם עֹשֵׂ֣ה דְבָר֑וֹ כִּֽי־ גָד֧וֹל יוֹם־ יְהוָ֛ה וְנוֹרָ֥א מְאֹ֖ד וּמִ֥י יְכִילֶֽנּוּ׃
NIV1984The LORD thunders at the head of his army; his forces are beyond number, and mighty are those who obey his command. The day of the LORD is great; it is dreadful. Who can endure it?
TNIVThe LORD thunders at the head of his army; his forces are beyond number, and mighty is the army that obeys his command. The day of the LORD is great; it is dreadful. Who can endure it?
NIV2011The LORD thunders at the head of his army; his forces are beyond number, and mighty is the army that obeys his command. The day of the LORD is great; it is dreadful. Who can endure it?
Compared to NIV1984The LORD thunders at the head of his army; his forces are beyond number, and mighty areis thosethe whoarmy obeythat obeys his command. The day of the LORD is great; it is dreadful. Who can endure it?
Compared to TNIVThe LORD thunders at the head of his army; his forces are beyond number, and mighty is the army that obeys his command. The day of the LORD is great; it is dreadful. Who can endure it?

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.


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