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

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The word 'Sound' occurs 2 times more often in the NIV2011 (126 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (124 times). The word 'Sound' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 3 verses.

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

Proverbs 22:21

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלְהוֹדִֽיעֲךָ֗ קֹ֭שְׁטְ3 אִמְרֵ֣י אֱמֶ֑ת לְהָשִׁ֥יב אֲמָרִ֥ים אֱ֝מֶ֗ת לְשֹׁלְחֶֽיךָ׃
NIV1984teaching you true and reliable words, so that you can give sound answers to him who sent you?
TNIVteaching you to be honest and to speak the truth, so that you bring back truthful reports to those you serve?
NIV2011teaching you to be honest and to speak the truth, so that you bring back truthful reports to those you serve?
Compared to NIV1984teaching you trueto be honest and reliableto wordsspeak the truth, so that you canbring giveback soundtruthful answersreports to himthose who sent you serve?
Compared to TNIVteaching you to be honest and to speak the truth, so that you bring back truthful reports to those you serve?

Verses where Sound was added

1 Chronicles 15:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֣אמֶר דָּוִיד֮ לְשָׂרֵ֣י הַלְוִיִּם֒ לְהַֽעֲמִ֗יד אֶת־ אֲחֵיהֶם֙ הַמְשֹׁ֣רְרִ֔ים בִּכְלֵי־ שִׁ֛יר נְבָלִ֥ים וְכִנֹּר֖וֹת וּמְצִלְתָּ֑יִם מַשְׁמִיעִ֥ים לְהָרִֽים־ בְּק֖וֹל לְשִׂמְחָֽה׃
NIV1984David told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their brothers as singers to sing joyful songs, accompanied by musical instruments: lyres, harps and cymbals.
TNIVDavid told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their fellow Levites as musicians to make a joyful sound with musical instruments: lyres, harps and cymbals.
NIV2011David told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their fellow Levites as musicians to make a joyful sound with musical instruments: lyres, harps and cymbals.
Compared to NIV1984David told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their brothersfellow Levites as singersmusicians to singmake a joyful songs, accompaniedsound bywith musical instruments: lyres, harps and cymbals.
Compared to TNIVDavid told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their fellow Levites as musicians to make a joyful sound with musical instruments: lyres, harps and cymbals.

Psalms 19:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSי֣וֹם לְ֭יוֹם יַבִּ֣יעַֽ אֹ֑מֶר וְלַ֥יְלָה לְּ֝לַ֗יְלָה יְחַוֶּה־ דָּֽעַת׃
NIV1984There is no speech or language where their voice is not heard.
TNIVThey have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them.
NIV2011They have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them.
Compared to NIV1984ThereThey ishave no speech, they oruse languageno wherewords; no theirsound voice is not heard from them.
Compared to TNIVThey have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them.

Micah 7:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSטוֹבָ֣ם כְּחֵ֔דֶק יָשָׁ֖ר מִמְּסוּכָ֑ה י֤וֹם מְצַפֶּ֙יךָ֙ פְּקֻדָּתְךָ֣ בָ֔אָה עַתָּ֥ה תִהְיֶ֖ה מְבוּכָתָֽם׃
NIV1984The best of them is like a brier, the most upright worse than a thorn hedge. The day of your watchmen has come, the day God visits you. Now is the time of their confusion.
TNIVThe best of them is like a brier, the most upright worse than a thorn hedge. The day of your watchmen has come, the day God visits you. Now is the time of their confusion.
NIV2011The best of them is like a brier, the most upright worse than a thorn hedge. The day God visits you has come, the day your watchmen sound the alarm. Now is the time of your confusion.
Compared to NIV1984The best of them is like a brier, the most upright worse than a thorn hedge. The day ofGod yourvisits watchmenyou has come, the day Godyour visitswatchmen yousound the alarm. Now is the time of theiryour confusion.
Compared to TNIVThe best of them is like a brier, the most upright worse than a thorn hedge. The day ofGod yourvisits watchmenyou has come, the day Godyour visitswatchmen yousound the alarm. Now is the time of theiryour confusion.


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