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

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

Below you will find all the verses where 'Refers' 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
New text in NIV20113100.0%

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

Verses where Refers was added

Matthew 13:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ δὲ ἐπὶ τὰ πετρώδη σπαρείς, οὗτός ἐστιν ὁ τὸν λόγον ἀκούων καὶ εὐθὺς μετὰ χαρᾶς λαμβάνων αὐτόν,
NIV1984The one who received the seed that fell on rocky places is the man who hears the word and at once receives it with joy.
TNIVThe seed falling on rocky ground refers to people who hear the word and at once receive it with joy.
NIV2011The seed falling on rocky ground refers to someone who hears the word and at once receives it with joy.
Compared to NIV1984The one who received the seed thatfalling fell on rocky placesground isrefers theto mansomeone who hears the word and at once receives it with joy.
Compared to TNIVThe seed falling on rocky ground refers to peoplesomeone who hearhears the word and at once receivereceives it with joy.

Matthew 13:22

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ δὲ εἰς τὰς ἀκάνθας σπαρείς, οὗτός ἐστιν ὁ τὸν λόγον ἀκούων, καὶ ἡ μέριμνα τοῦ αἰῶνος ⸀τούτου καὶ ἡ ἀπάτη τοῦ πλούτου συμπνίγει τὸν λόγον, καὶ ἄκαρπος γίνεται.
SBLGNT apparatusτούτου RP ] – WH Treg NIV
NIV1984The one who received the seed that fell among the thorns is the man who hears the word, but the worries of this life and the deceitfulness of wealth choke it, making it unfruitful.
TNIVThe seed falling among the thorns refers to people who hear the word, but the worries of this life and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word, making it unfruitful.
NIV2011The seed falling among the thorns refers to someone who hears the word, but the worries of this life and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word, making it unfruitful.
Compared to NIV1984The one who received the seed thatfalling fell among the thorns isrefers theto mansomeone who hears the word, but the worries of this life and the deceitfulness of wealth choke itthe word, making it unfruitful.
Compared to TNIVThe seed falling among the thorns refers to peoplesomeone who hearhears the word, but the worries of this life and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word, making it unfruitful.

Matthew 13:23

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ δὲ ἐπὶ τὴν ⸂καλὴν γῆν⸃ σπαρείς, οὗτός ἐστιν ὁ τὸν λόγον ἀκούων καὶ ⸀συνιείς, ὃς δὴ καρποφορεῖ καὶ ποιεῖ ὃ μὲν ἑκατὸν ὃ δὲ ἑξήκοντα ὃ δὲ τριάκοντα.
SBLGNT apparatusκαλὴν γῆν WH Treg NIV ] γῆν τὴν καλὴν RP • συνιείς WH Treg NIV ] συνιών RP
NIV1984But the one who received the seed that fell on good soil is the man who hears the word and understands it. He produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown."
TNIVBut the seed falling on good soil refers to people who hear the word and understand it. They produce a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown."
NIV2011But the seed falling on good soil refers to someone who hears the word and understands it. This is the one who produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown."
Compared to NIV1984But the one who received the seed thatfalling fell on good soil isrefers theto mansomeone who hears the word and understands it. HeThis is the one who produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown."
Compared to TNIVBut the seed falling on good soil refers to peoplesomeone who hearhears the word and understandunderstands it. TheyThis produceis the one who produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown."


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