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

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The word 'Prudence' occurs 3 times more often in the NIV2011 (8 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (5 times). The word 'Prudence' was removed in 0 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Prudence' 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 text266.7%
New text in NIV2011133.3%

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

Verses where Prudence was added

Proverbs 12:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלְֽפִי־ שִׂ֭כְלוֹ יְהֻלַּל־ אִ֑ישׁ וְנַעֲוֵה־ לֵ֝֗ב יִהְיֶ֥ה לָבֽוּז׃
NIV1984A man is praised according to his wisdom, but men with warped minds are despised.
TNIVPeople are praised according to their prudence, and those with warped minds are despised.
NIV2011A person is praised according to their prudence, and one with a warped mind is despised.
Compared to NIV1984A manperson is praised according to histheir wisdomprudence, butand menone with a warped mindsmind areis despised.
Compared to TNIVPeopleA areperson is praised according to their prudence, and thoseone with a warped mindsmind areis despised.

Proverbs 16:22

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמְק֣וֹר חַ֭יִּים שֵׂ֣כֶל בְּעָלָ֑יו וּמוּסַ֖ר אֱוִלִ֣ים אִוֶּֽלֶת׃
NIV1984Understanding is a fountain of life to those who have it, but folly brings punishment to fools.
TNIVPrudence is a fountain of life to the prudent, but folly brings punishment to fools.
NIV2011Prudence is a fountain of life to the prudent, but folly brings punishment to fools.
Compared to NIV1984UnderstandingPrudence is a fountain of life to thosethe who have itprudent, but folly brings punishment to fools.
Compared to TNIVPrudence is a fountain of life to the prudent, but folly brings punishment to fools.

Proverbs 21:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאָדָ֗ם תּ֭וֹעֶה מִדֶּ֣רֶךְ הַשְׂכֵּ֑ל בִּקְהַ֖ל רְפָאִ֣ים יָנֽוּחַ׃
NIV1984A man who strays from the path of understanding comes to rest in the company of the dead.
TNIVWhoever strays from the path of prudence comes to rest in the company of the dead.
NIV2011Whoever strays from the path of prudence comes to rest in the company of the dead.
Compared to NIV1984AWhoever man who strays from the path of understandingprudence comes to rest in the company of the dead.
Compared to TNIVWhoever strays from the path of prudence comes to rest in the company of the dead.


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