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

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The word 'Spoke' occurs 10 times more often in the NIV2011 (194 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (184 times). The word 'Spoke' was removed in 4 verses, and added in 13 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Spoke' 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 text1164.7%
New text in NIV2011635.3%

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

Verses where Spoke was removed

Isaiah 8:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּי֩ כֹ֨ה אָמַ֧ר יְהוָ֛ה אֵלַ֖י כְּחֶזְקַ֣ת הַיָּ֑ד וְיִסְּרֵ֕נִי מִלֶּ֛כֶת בְּדֶ֥רֶךְ הָֽעָם־ הַזֶּ֖ה לֵאמֹֽר׃
NIV1984The LORD spoke to me with his strong hand upon me, warning me not to follow the way of this people. He said:
TNIVThis is what the LORD says to me with his strong hand upon me, warning me not to follow the way of this people:
NIV2011This is what the LORD says to me with his strong hand upon me, warning me not to follow the way of this people:
Compared to NIV1984TheThis is what the LORD spokesays to me with his strong hand upon me, warning me not to follow the way of this people. He said:
Compared to TNIVThis is what the LORD says to me with his strong hand upon me, warning me not to follow the way of this people:

Mark 3:23

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ προσκαλεσάμενος αὐτοὺς ἐν παραβολαῖς ἔλεγεν αὐτοῖς· Πῶς δύναται Σατανᾶς Σατανᾶν ἐκβάλλειν;
NIV1984So Jesus called them and spoke to them in parables: "How can Satan drive out Satan?
TNIVSo Jesus called them over to him and began to speak to them in parables: "How can Satan drive out Satan?
NIV2011So Jesus called them over to him and began to speak to them in parables: "How can Satan drive out Satan?
Compared to NIV1984So Jesus called them over to him and spokebegan to speak to them in parables: "How can Satan drive out Satan?
Compared to TNIVSo Jesus called them over to him and began to speak to them in parables: "How can Satan drive out Satan?

John 12:48

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ ἀθετῶν ἐμὲ καὶ μὴ λαμβάνων τὰ ῥήματά μου ἔχει τὸν κρίνοντα αὐτόν· ὁ λόγος ὃν ἐλάλησα ἐκεῖνος κρινεῖ αὐτὸν ἐν τῇ ἐσχάτῃ ἡμέρᾳ·
NIV1984There is a judge for the one who rejects me and does not accept my words; that very word which I spoke will condemn him at the last day.
TNIVThere is a judge for those who reject me and do not accept my words; the very words I have spoken will condemn them at the last day.
NIV2011There is a judge for the one who rejects me and does not accept my words; the very words I have spoken will condemn them at the last day.
Compared to NIV1984There is a judge for the one who rejects me and does not accept my words; thatthe very wordwords which I spokehave spoken will condemn himthem at the last day.
Compared to TNIVThere is a judge for thosethe one who rejectrejects me and dodoes not accept my words; the very words I have spoken will condemn them at the last day.

John 15:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTμνημονεύετε τοῦ λόγου οὗ ἐγὼ εἶπον ὑμῖν· Οὐκ ἔστιν δοῦλος μείζων τοῦ κυρίου αὐτοῦ· εἰ ἐμὲ ἐδίωξαν, καὶ ὑμᾶς διώξουσιν· εἰ τὸν λόγον μου ἐτήρησαν, καὶ τὸν ὑμέτερον τηρήσουσιν.
NIV1984Remember the words I spoke to you: 'No servant is greater than his master.' If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also.
TNIVRemember what I told you: 'Servants are not greater than their master.' If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also.
NIV2011Remember what I told you: 'A servant is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also.
Compared to NIV1984Remember thewhat words I spoketold to you: 'NoA servant is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also.
Compared to TNIVRemember what I told you: 'ServantsA areservant is not greater than theirhis master.' If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also.

Verses where Spoke was added

Numbers 3:1

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְאֵ֛לֶּה תּוֹלְדֹ֥ת אַהֲרֹ֖ן וּמֹשֶׁ֑ה בְּי֗וֹם דִּבֶּ֧ר יְהוָ֛ה אֶת־ מֹשֶׁ֖ה בְּהַ֥ר סִינָֽי׃
NIV1984This is the account of the family of Aaron and Moses at the time the LORD talked with Moses on Mount Sinai.
TNIVThis is the account of the family of Aaron and Moses at the time the LORD spoke to Moses on Mount Sinai.
NIV2011This is the account of the family of Aaron and Moses at the time the LORD spoke to Moses at Mount Sinai.
Compared to NIV1984This is the account of the family of Aaron and Moses at the time the LORD talkedspoke withto Moses onat Mount Sinai.
Compared to TNIVThis is the account of the family of Aaron and Moses at the time the LORD spoke to Moses onat Mount Sinai.

Numbers 23:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיִּשָּׂ֥א מְשָׁל֖וֹ וַיֹּאמַ֑ר מִן־ אֲ֠רָם יַנְחֵ֨נִי בָלָ֤ק מֶֽלֶךְ־ מוֹאָב֙ מֵֽהַרְרֵי־ קֶ֔דֶם לְכָה֙ אָֽרָה־ לִּ֣י יַעֲקֹ֔ב וּלְכָ֖ה זֹעֲמָ֥ה יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
NIV1984Then Balaam uttered his oracle: "Balak brought me from Aram, the king of Moab from the eastern mountains. 'Come,' he said, 'curse Jacob for me; come, denounce Israel.'
TNIVThen Balaam spoke his message: "Balak brought me from Aram, the king of Moab from the eastern mountains. 'Come,' he said, 'curse Jacob for me; come, denounce Israel.'
NIV2011Then Balaam spoke his message: "Balak brought me from Aram, the king of Moab from the eastern mountains. 'Come,' he said, 'curse Jacob for me; come, denounce Israel.'
Compared to NIV1984Then Balaam utteredspoke his oraclemessage: "Balak brought me from Aram, the king of Moab from the eastern mountains. 'Come,' he said, 'curse Jacob for me; come, denounce Israel.'
Compared to TNIVThen Balaam spoke his message: "Balak brought me from Aram, the king of Moab from the eastern mountains. 'Come,' he said, 'curse Jacob for me; come, denounce Israel.'

Numbers 23:18

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיִּשָּׂ֥א מְשָׁל֖וֹ וַיֹּאמַ֑ר ק֤וּם בָּלָק֙ וּֽשֲׁמָ֔ע הַאֲזִ֥ינָה עָדַ֖י בְּנ֥וֹ צִפֹּֽר׃
NIV1984Then he uttered his oracle: "Arise, Balak, and listen; hear me, son of Zippor.
TNIVThen he spoke his message: "Arise, Balak, and listen; hear me, son of Zippor.
NIV2011Then he spoke his message: "Arise, Balak, and listen; hear me, son of Zippor.
Compared to NIV1984Then he utteredspoke his oraclemessage: "Arise, Balak, and listen; hear me, son of Zippor.
Compared to TNIVThen he spoke his message: "Arise, Balak, and listen; hear me, son of Zippor.

Numbers 24:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיִּשָּׂ֥א מְשָׁל֖וֹ וַיֹּאמַ֑ר נְאֻ֤ם בִּלְעָם֙ בְּנ֣וֹ בְעֹ֔ר וּנְאֻ֥ם הַגֶּ֖בֶר שְׁתֻ֥ם הָעָֽיִן׃
NIV1984and he uttered his oracle: "The oracle of Balaam son of Beor, the oracle of one whose eye sees clearly,
TNIVand he spoke his message: "The prophecy of Balaam son of Beor, the prophecy of one whose eye sees clearly,
NIV2011and he spoke his message: "The prophecy of Balaam son of Beor, the prophecy of one whose eye sees clearly,
Compared to NIV1984and he utteredspoke his oraclemessage: "The oracleprophecy of Balaam son of Beor, the oracleprophecy of one whose eye sees clearly,
Compared to TNIVand he spoke his message: "The prophecy of Balaam son of Beor, the prophecy of one whose eye sees clearly,

Numbers 24:15

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיִּשָּׂ֥א מְשָׁל֖וֹ וַיֹּאמַ֑ר נְאֻ֤ם בִּלְעָם֙ בְּנ֣וֹ בְעֹ֔ר וּנְאֻ֥ם הַגֶּ֖בֶר שְׁתֻ֥ם הָעָֽיִן׃
NIV1984Then he uttered his oracle: "The oracle of Balaam son of Beor, the oracle of one whose eye sees clearly,
TNIVThen he spoke his message: "The prophecy of Balaam son of Beor, the prophecy of one whose eye sees clearly,
NIV2011Then he spoke his message: "The prophecy of Balaam son of Beor, the prophecy of one whose eye sees clearly,
Compared to NIV1984Then he utteredspoke his oraclemessage: "The oracleprophecy of Balaam son of Beor, the oracleprophecy of one whose eye sees clearly,
Compared to TNIVThen he spoke his message: "The prophecy of Balaam son of Beor, the prophecy of one whose eye sees clearly,

Numbers 24:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיַּרְא֙ אֶת־ עֲמָלֵ֔ק וַיִּשָּׂ֥א מְשָׁל֖וֹ וַיֹּאמַ֑ר רֵאשִׁ֤ית גּוֹיִם֙ עֲמָלֵ֔ק וְאַחֲרִית֖וֹ עֲדֵ֥י אֹבֵֽד׃
NIV1984Then Balaam saw Amalek and uttered his oracle: "Amalek was first among the nations, but he will come to ruin at last."
TNIVThen Balaam saw Amalek and spoke his message: "Amalek was first among the nations, but they will come to ruin at last."
NIV2011Then Balaam saw Amalek and spoke his message: "Amalek was first among the nations, but their end will be utter destruction."
Compared to NIV1984Then Balaam saw Amalek and utteredspoke his oraclemessage: "Amalek was first among the nations, but hetheir end will comebe toutter ruin at lastdestruction."
Compared to TNIVThen Balaam saw Amalek and spoke his message: "Amalek was first among the nations, but theytheir end will comebe toutter ruin at lastdestruction."

Numbers 24:21

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיַּרְא֙ אֶת־ הַקֵּינִ֔י וַיִּשָּׂ֥א מְשָׁל֖וֹ וַיֹּאמַ֑ר אֵיתָן֙ מֽוֹשָׁבֶ֔ךָ וְשִׂ֥ים בַּסֶּ֖לַע קִנֶּֽךָ׃
NIV1984Then he saw the Kenites and uttered his oracle: "Your dwelling place is secure, your nest is set in a rock;
TNIVThen he saw the Kenites and spoke his message: "Your dwelling place is secure, your nest is set in a rock;
NIV2011Then he saw the Kenites and spoke his message: "Your dwelling place is secure, your nest is set in a rock;
Compared to NIV1984Then he saw the Kenites and utteredspoke his oraclemessage: "Your dwelling place is secure, your nest is set in a rock;
Compared to TNIVThen he saw the Kenites and spoke his message: "Your dwelling place is secure, your nest is set in a rock;

Numbers 24:23

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיִּשָּׂ֥א מְשָׁל֖וֹ וַיֹּאמַ֑ר א֕וֹי מִ֥י יִחְיֶ֖ה מִשֻּׂמ֥וֹ אֵֽל׃
NIV1984Then he uttered his oracle: "Ah, who can live when God does this?
TNIVThen he spoke his message: "Ah, who can live when God does this?
NIV2011Then he spoke his message: "Alas! Who can live when God does this?
Compared to NIV1984Then he utteredspoke his oraclemessage: "Ah, whoAlas! Who can live when God does this?
Compared to TNIVThen he spoke his message: "Ah, whoAlas! Who can live when God does this?

1 Kings 4:33

OutcomeUses TNIV text
NIV1984He described plant life, from the cedar of Lebanon to the hyssop that grows out of walls. He also taught about animals and birds, reptiles and fish.
TNIVHe spoke about plant life, from the cedar of Lebanon to the hyssop that grows out of walls. He also spoke about animals and birds, reptiles and fish.
NIV2011He spoke about plant life, from the cedar of Lebanon to the hyssop that grows out of walls. He also spoke about animals and birds, reptiles and fish.
Compared to NIV1984He describedspoke about plant life, from the cedar of Lebanon to the hyssop that grows out of walls. He also taughtspoke about animals and birds, reptiles and fish.
Compared to TNIVHe spoke about plant life, from the cedar of Lebanon to the hyssop that grows out of walls. He also spoke about animals and birds, reptiles and fish.

2 Kings 9:25

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֗אמֶר אֶל־ בִּדְקַר֙ שָׂ֚א הַשְׁלִכֵ֔הוּ בְּחֶלְקַ֕ת שְׂדֵ֖ה נָב֣וֹת הַיִּזְרְעֵאלִ֑י כִּֽי־ זְכֹ֞ר אֲנִ֣י וָאַ֗תָּה אֵ֣ת רֹכְבִ֤ים צְמָדִים֙ אַֽחֲרֵי֙ אַחְאָ֣ב אָבִ֔יו וַֽיהוָה֙ נָשָׂ֣א עָלָ֔יו אֶת־ הַמַּשָּׂ֖א הַזֶּֽה׃
NIV1984Jehu said to Bidkar, his chariot officer, "Pick him up and throw him on the field that belonged to Naboth the Jezreelite. Remember how you and I were riding together in chariots behind Ahab his father when the LORD made this prophecy about him:
TNIVJehu said to Bidkar, his chariot officer, "Pick him up and throw him on the field that belonged to Naboth the Jezreelite. Remember how you and I were riding together in chariots behind Ahab his father when the LORD spoke this prophecy against him:
NIV2011Jehu said to Bidkar, his chariot officer, "Pick him up and throw him on the field that belonged to Naboth the Jezreelite. Remember how you and I were riding together in chariots behind Ahab his father when the LORD spoke this prophecy against him:
Compared to NIV1984Jehu said to Bidkar, his chariot officer, "Pick him up and throw him on the field that belonged to Naboth the Jezreelite. Remember how you and I were riding together in chariots behind Ahab his father when the LORD madespoke this prophecy aboutagainst him:
Compared to TNIVJehu said to Bidkar, his chariot officer, "Pick him up and throw him on the field that belonged to Naboth the Jezreelite. Remember how you and I were riding together in chariots behind Ahab his father when the LORD spoke this prophecy against him:

Job 38:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיַּֽעַן־ יְהוָ֣ה אֶת־ אִ֭יּוֹב וַיֹּאמַֽר׃
NIV1984Then the LORD answered Job out of the storm. He said:
TNIVThen the LORD spoke to Job out of the storm. He said:
NIV2011Then the LORD spoke to Job out of the storm. He said:
Compared to NIV1984Then the LORD answeredspoke to Job out of the storm. He said:
Compared to TNIVThen the LORD spoke to Job out of the storm. He said:

Mark 10:28

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἬρξατο ⸂λέγειν ὁ Πέτρος⸃ αὐτῷ· Ἰδοὺ ἡμεῖς ἀφήκαμεν πάντα καὶ ⸀ἠκολουθήκαμέν σοι.
SBLGNT apparatusλέγειν ὁ Πέτρος WH NIV ] ὁ Πέτρος λέγειν Treg RP • ἠκολουθήκαμέν WH Treg NIV ] ἠκολουθήσαμέν RP
NIV1984Peter said to him, "We have left everything to follow you!"
TNIVThen Peter spoke up, "We have left everything to follow you!"
NIV2011Then Peter spoke up, "We have left everything to follow you!"
Compared to NIV1984Then Peter saidspoke to himup, "We have left everything to follow you!"
Compared to TNIVThen Peter spoke up, "We have left everything to follow you!"

John 1:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNT(Ἰωάννης μαρτυρεῖ περὶ αὐτοῦ καὶ κέκραγεν λέγων· Οὗτος ἦν ⸂ὃν εἶπον⸃· Ὁ ὀπίσω μου ἐρχόμενος ἔμπροσθέν μου γέγονεν, ὅτι πρῶτός μου ἦν·)
SBLGNT apparatusὃν εἶπον Treg NIV RP ] ὁ εἰπών WH
NIV1984John testifies concerning him. He cries out, saying, "This was he of whom I said, 'He who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me.'"
TNIV(John testified concerning him. He cried out, saying, "This is he of whom I said, 'He who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me.'")
NIV2011(John testified concerning him. He cried out, saying, "This is the one I spoke about when I said, 'He who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me.'")
Compared to NIV1984(John testifiestestified concerning him. He criescried out, saying, "This wasis hethe ofone whomI spoke about when I said, 'He who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me.'".'")
Compared to TNIV(John testified concerning him. He cried out, saying, "This is hethe ofone whomI spoke about when I said, 'He who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me.'")


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