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

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The word 'Searches' occurs 5 times less often in the NIV2011 (6 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (11 times). The word 'Searches' was removed in 4 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Searches' 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 text375.0%
New text in NIV2011125.0%

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

Verses where Searches was removed

Job 28:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSקֵ֤ץ ׀ שָׂ֤ם לַחֹ֗שֶׁךְ וּֽלְכָל־ תַּ֭כְלִית ה֣וּא חוֹקֵ֑ר אֶ֖בֶן אֹ֣פֶל וְצַלְמָֽוֶת׃
NIV1984Man puts an end to the darkness; he searches the farthest recesses for ore in the blackest darkness.
TNIVMiners put an end to the darkness; they search out the farthest recesses for ore in the blackest darkness.
NIV2011Mortals put an end to the darkness; they search out the farthest recesses for ore in the blackest darkness.
Compared to NIV1984ManMortals putsput an end to the darkness; hethey searchessearch out the farthest recesses for ore in the blackest darkness.
Compared to TNIVMinersMortals put an end to the darkness; they search out the farthest recesses for ore in the blackest darkness.

Job 28:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמִ֭בְּכִי נְהָר֣וֹת חִבֵּ֑שׁ וְ֝תַעֲלֻמָ֗הּ1 יֹ֣צִא אֽוֹר׃
NIV1984He searches the sources of the rivers and brings hidden things to light.
TNIVThey search the sources of the rivers and bring hidden things to light.
NIV2011They search the sources of the rivers and bring hidden things to light.
Compared to NIV1984HeThey searchessearch the sources of the rivers and bringsbring hidden things to light.
Compared to TNIVThey search the sources of the rivers and bring hidden things to light.

Psalms 7:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיְהוָה֮ יָדִ֪ין עַ֫מִּ֥ים שָׁפְטֵ֥נִי יְהוָ֑ה כְּצִדְקִ֖י וּכְתֻמִּ֣י עָלָֽי׃
NIV1984O righteous God, who searches minds and hearts, bring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure.
TNIVBring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure-- you, the righteous God who probes minds and hearts.
NIV2011Bring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure-- you, the righteous God who probes minds and hearts.
Compared to NIV1984OBring righteous God, who searches minds and hearts, bring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure-- you, the righteous God who probes minds and hearts.
Compared to TNIVBring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure-- you, the righteous God who probes minds and hearts.

Proverbs 20:27

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSנֵ֣ר יְ֭הוָה נִשְׁמַ֣ת אָדָ֑ם חֹ֝פֵ֗שׂ כָּל־ חַדְרֵי־ בָֽטֶן׃
NIV1984The lamp of the LORD searches the spirit of a man; it searches out his inmost being.
TNIVThe human spirit is the lamp of the LORD that sheds light on one's inmost being.
NIV2011The human spirit is the lamp of the LORD that sheds light on one's inmost being.
Compared to NIV1984The lamphuman ofspirit is the LORDlamp searchesof the spiritLORD ofthat asheds man; itlight searcheson out hisone's inmost being.
Compared to TNIVThe human spirit is the lamp of the LORD that sheds light on one's inmost being.


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