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

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The word 'Seem' occurs 1 times more often in the NIV2011 (19 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (18 times). The word 'Seem' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Seem' 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 Seem was removed

Proverbs 21:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכָּֽל־ דֶּרֶךְ־ אִ֭ישׁ יָשָׁ֣ר בְּעֵינָ֑יו וְתֹכֵ֖ן לִבּ֣וֹת יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984All a man's ways seem right to him, but the LORD weighs the heart.
TNIVPeople may think all their ways are right, but the LORD weighs the heart.
NIV2011A person may think their own ways are right, but the LORD weighs the heart.
Compared to NIV1984AllA aperson man'smay waysthink seemtheir rightown toways himare right, but the LORD weighs the heart.
Compared to TNIVPeopleA person may think all their own ways are right, but the LORD weighs the heart.

Verses where Seem was added

Psalms 39:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהוֹדִ֘יעֵ֤נִי יְהוָ֨ה ׀ קִצִּ֗י וּמִדַּ֣ת יָמַ֣י מַה־ הִ֑יא אֵ֝דְעָ֗ה מֶה־ חָדֵ֥ל אָֽנִי׃
NIV1984You have made my days a mere handbreadth; the span of my years is as nothing before you. Each man's life is but a breath. Selah
TNIVYou have made my days a mere handbreadth; the span of my years is as nothing before you. Everyone is but a breath, even those who seem secure.
NIV2011You have made my days a mere handbreadth; the span of my years is as nothing before you. Everyone is but a breath, even those who seem secure.
Compared to NIV1984You have made my days a mere handbreadth; the span of my years is as nothing before you. EachEveryone man's life is but a breath. Selah, even those who seem secure.
Compared to TNIVYou have made my days a mere handbreadth; the span of my years is as nothing before you. Everyone is but a breath, even those who seem secure.

Philemon 1:14

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTχωρὶς δὲ τῆς σῆς γνώμης οὐδὲν ἠθέλησα ποιῆσαι, ἵνα μὴ ὡς κατὰ ἀνάγκην τὸ ἀγαθόν σου ᾖ ἀλλὰ κατὰ ἑκούσιον·
NIV1984But I did not want to do anything without your consent, so that any favor you do will be spontaneous and not forced.
TNIVBut I did not want to do anything without your consent, so that any favor you do would not seem forced but would be voluntary.
NIV2011But I did not want to do anything without your consent, so that any favor you do would not seem forced but would be voluntary.
Compared to NIV1984But I did not want to do anything without your consent, so that any favor you do willwould benot spontaneousseem andforced notbut forcedwould be voluntary.
Compared to TNIVBut I did not want to do anything without your consent, so that any favor you do would not seem forced but would be voluntary.


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