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

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The word 'Spoken' occurs 3 times more often in the NIV2011 (163 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (160 times). The word 'Spoken' was removed in 5 verses, and added in 8 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Spoken' 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 text1076.9%
New text in NIV2011323.1%

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

Verses where Spoken was removed

Ruth 2:13

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַ֠תֹּאמֶר אֶמְצָא־ חֵ֨ן בְּעֵינֶ֤יךָ אֲדֹנִי֙ כִּ֣י נִֽחַמְתָּ֔נִי וְכִ֥י דִבַּ֖רְתָּ עַל־ לֵ֣ב שִׁפְחָתֶ֑ךָ וְאָנֹכִי֙ לֹ֣א אֶֽהְיֶ֔ה כְּאַחַ֖ת שִׁפְחֹתֶֽיךָ׃
NIV1984"May I continue to find favor in your eyes, my lord," she said. "You have given me comfort and have spoken kindly to your servant--though I do not have the standing of one of your servant girls."
TNIV"May I continue to find favor in your eyes, my lord," she said. "You have reassured me and have spoken kindly to your servant--though I do not have the standing of one of your servants."
NIV2011"May I continue to find favor in your eyes, my lord," she said. "You have put me at ease by speaking kindly to your servant--though I do not have the standing of one of your servants."
Compared to NIV1984"May I continue to find favor in your eyes, my lord," she said. "You have givenput me comfortat andease haveby spokenspeaking kindly to your servant--though I do not have the standing of one of your servant girlsservants."
Compared to TNIV"May I continue to find favor in your eyes, my lord," she said. "You have reassuredput me andat haveease spokenby speaking kindly to your servant--though I do not have the standing of one of your servants."

Proverbs 25:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSתַּפּוּחֵ֣י זָ֭הָב בְּמַשְׂכִּיּ֥וֹת כָּ֑סֶף דָּ֝בָ֗ר דָּבֻ֥ר עַל־ אָפְנָֽיו׃
NIV1984A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.
TNIVLike apples of gold in settings of silver is a ruling rightly given.
NIV2011Like apples of gold in settings of silver is a ruling rightly given.
Compared to NIV1984ALike word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver is a ruling rightly given.
Compared to TNIVLike apples of gold in settings of silver is a ruling rightly given.

Jeremiah 29:23

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס יַ֡עַן אֲשֶׁר֩ עָשׂ֨וּ נְבָלָ֜ה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל וַיְנַֽאֲפוּ֙ אֶת־ נְשֵׁ֣י רֵֽעֵיהֶ֔ם וַיְדַבְּר֨וּ דָבָ֤ר בִּשְׁמִי֙ שֶׁ֔קֶר אֲשֶׁ֖ר ל֣וֹא צִוִּיתִ֑ם וְאָנֹכִ֛י וָעֵ֖ד נְאֻם־ יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984For they have done outrageous things in Israel; they have committed adultery with their neighbors' wives and in my name have spoken lies, which I did not tell them to do. I know it and am a witness to it," declares the LORD.
TNIVFor they have done outrageous things in Israel; they have committed adultery with their neighbors' wives, and in my name they have uttered lies--which I did not authorize. I know it and am a witness to it," declares the LORD.
NIV2011For they have done outrageous things in Israel; they have committed adultery with their neighbors' wives, and in my name they have uttered lies--which I did not authorize. I know it and am a witness to it," declares the LORD.
Compared to NIV1984For they have done outrageous things in Israel; they have committed adultery with their neighbors' wives , and in my name they have spokenuttered lies, --which I did not tell them to doauthorize. I know it and am a witness to it," declares the LORD.
Compared to TNIVFor they have done outrageous things in Israel; they have committed adultery with their neighbors' wives, and in my name they have uttered lies--which I did not authorize. I know it and am a witness to it," declares the LORD.

Zechariah 8:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכֹּֽה־ אָמַר֮ יְהוָ֣ה צְבָאוֹת֒ תֶּחֱזַ֣קְנָה יְדֵיכֶ֔ם הַשֹּֽׁמְעִים֙ בַּיָּמִ֣ים הָאֵ֔לֶּה אֵ֖ת הַדְּבָרִ֣ים הָאֵ֑לֶּה מִפִּי֙ הַנְּבִיאִ֔ים אֲ֠שֶׁר בְּי֞וֹם יֻסַּ֨ד בֵּית־ יְהוָ֧ה צְבָא֛וֹת הַהֵיכָ֖ל לְהִבָּנֽוֹת׃
NIV1984This is what the LORD Almighty says: "You who now hear these words spoken by the prophets who were there when the foundation was laid for the house of the LORD Almighty, let your hands be strong so that the temple may be built.
TNIVThis is what the LORD Almighty says: "Now hear these words, 'Let your hands be strong so that the temple may be built.' This is also what the prophets said who were present when the foundation was laid for the house of the LORD Almighty.
NIV2011This is what the LORD Almighty says: "Now hear these words, 'Let your hands be strong so that the temple may be built.' This is also what the prophets said who were present when the foundation was laid for the house of the LORD Almighty.
Compared to NIV1984This is what the LORD Almighty says: "YouNow who now hear these words, 'Let spokenyour byhands be strong so that the temple may be built.' This is also what the prophets said who were therepresent when the foundation was laid for the house of the LORD Almighty, let your hands be strong so that the temple may be built.
Compared to TNIVThis is what the LORD Almighty says: "Now hear these words, 'Let your hands be strong so that the temple may be built.' This is also what the prophets said who were present when the foundation was laid for the house of the LORD Almighty.

John 18:32

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἵνα ὁ λόγος τοῦ Ἰησοῦ πληρωθῇ ὃν εἶπεν σημαίνων ποίῳ θανάτῳ ἤμελλεν ἀποθνῄσκειν.
NIV1984This happened so that the words Jesus had spoken indicating the kind of death he was going to die would be fulfilled.
TNIVThis took place to fulfill what Jesus had said about the kind of death he was going to die.
NIV2011This took place to fulfill what Jesus had said about the kind of death he was going to die.
Compared to NIV1984This happenedtook soplace thatto thefulfill wordswhat Jesus had spokensaid indicatingabout the kind of death he was going to die would be fulfilled.
Compared to TNIVThis took place to fulfill what Jesus had said about the kind of death he was going to die.

Verses where Spoken was added

Psalms 73:15

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאִם־ אָ֭מַרְתִּי אֲסַפְּרָ֥ה כְמ֑וֹ הִנֵּ֤ה ד֭וֹר בָּנֶ֣יךָ בָגָֽדְתִּי׃
NIV1984If I had said, "I will speak thus," I would have betrayed your children.
TNIVIf I had spoken out like that, I would have betrayed your children.
NIV2011If I had spoken out like that, I would have betrayed your children.
Compared to NIV1984If I had said, "Ispoken willout speaklike thus," that, I would have betrayed your children.
Compared to TNIVIf I had spoken out like that, I would have betrayed your children.

Isaiah 49:1

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSשִׁמְע֤וּ אִיִּים֙ אֵלַ֔י וְהַקְשִׁ֥יבוּ לְאֻמִּ֖ים מֵרָח֑וֹק יְהוָה֙ מִבֶּ֣טֶן קְרָאָ֔נִי מִמְּעֵ֥י אִמִּ֖י הִזְכִּ֥יר שְׁמִֽי׃
NIV1984Listen to me, you islands; hear this, you distant nations: Before I was born the LORD called me; from my birth he has made mention of my name.
TNIVListen to me, you islands; hear this, you distant nations: Before I was born the LORD called me; from my birth he has made mention of my name.
NIV2011Listen to me, you islands; hear this, you distant nations: Before I was born the LORD called me; from my mother's womb he has spoken my name.
Compared to NIV1984Listen to me, you islands; hear this, you distant nations: Before I was born the LORD called me; from my birthmother's womb he has made mention ofspoken my name.
Compared to TNIVListen to me, you islands; hear this, you distant nations: Before I was born the LORD called me; from my birthmother's womb he has made mention ofspoken my name.

Malachi 3:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSחָזְק֥וּ עָלַ֛י דִּבְרֵיכֶ֖ם אָמַ֣ר יְהוָ֑ה וַאֲמַרְתֶּ֕ם מַה־ נִּדְבַּ֖רְנוּ עָלֶֽיךָ׃
NIV1984"You have said harsh things against me," says the LORD. "Yet you ask, 'What have we said against you?'
TNIV"You have spoken arrogantly against me," says the LORD. "Yet you ask, 'What have we said against you?'
NIV2011"You have spoken arrogantly against me," says the LORD. "Yet you ask, 'What have we said against you?'
Compared to NIV1984"You have saidspoken harsh thingsarrogantly against me," says the LORD. "Yet you ask, 'What have we said against you?'
Compared to TNIV"You have spoken arrogantly against me," says the LORD. "Yet you ask, 'What have we said against you?'

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 12:49

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὅτι ἐγὼ ἐξ ἐμαυτοῦ οὐκ ἐλάλησα, ἀλλ’ ὁ πέμψας με πατὴρ αὐτός μοι ἐντολὴν ⸀δέδωκεν τί εἴπω καὶ τί λαλήσω.
SBLGNT apparatusδέδωκεν WH Treg NIV ] ἔδωκεν RP
NIV1984For I did not speak of my own accord, but the Father who sent me commanded me what to say and how to say it.
TNIVFor I did not speak on my own, but the Father who sent me commanded me to say all that I have spoken.
NIV2011For I did not speak on my own, but the Father who sent me commanded me to say all that I have spoken.
Compared to NIV1984For I did not speak ofon my own accord, but the Father who sent me commanded me what to say andall howthat toI sayhave itspoken.
Compared to TNIVFor I did not speak on my own, but the Father who sent me commanded me to say all that I have spoken.

Acts 2:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTγενομένης δὲ τῆς φωνῆς ταύτης συνῆλθε τὸ πλῆθος καὶ συνεχύθη, ὅτι ⸀ἤκουον εἷς ἕκαστος τῇ ἰδίᾳ διαλέκτῳ λαλούντων αὐτῶν·
SBLGNT apparatusἤκουον Treg NIV RP ] ἤκουσεν WH
NIV1984When they heard this sound, a crowd came together in bewilderment, because each one heard them speaking in his own language.
TNIVWhen they heard this sound, a crowd came together in bewilderment, because each one heard their own language being spoken.
NIV2011When they heard this sound, a crowd came together in bewilderment, because each one heard their own language being spoken.
Compared to NIV1984When they heard this sound, a crowd came together in bewilderment, because each one heard themtheir speaking in his own language being spoken.
Compared to TNIVWhen they heard this sound, a crowd came together in bewilderment, because each one heard their own language being spoken.

2 Corinthians 7:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTπολλή μοι παρρησία πρὸς ὑμᾶς, πολλή μοι καύχησις ὑπὲρ ὑμῶν· πεπλήρωμαι τῇ παρακλήσει, ὑπερπερισσεύομαι τῇ χαρᾷ ἐπὶ πάσῃ τῇ θλίψει ἡμῶν.
NIV1984I have great confidence in you; I take great pride in you. I am greatly encouraged; in all our troubles my joy knows no bounds.
TNIVI have spoken to you with great frankness; I take great pride in you. I am greatly encouraged; in all our troubles my joy knows no bounds.
NIV2011I have spoken to you with great frankness; I take great pride in you. I am greatly encouraged; in all our troubles my joy knows no bounds.
Compared to NIV1984I have greatspoken confidenceto in you with great frankness; I take great pride in you. I am greatly encouraged; in all our troubles my joy knows no bounds.
Compared to TNIVI have spoken to you with great frankness; I take great pride in you. I am greatly encouraged; in all our troubles my joy knows no bounds.

Hebrews 3:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ Μωϋσῆς μὲν πιστὸς ἐν ὅλῳ τῷ οἴκῳ αὐτοῦ ὡς θεράπων εἰς μαρτύριον τῶν λαληθησομένων,
NIV1984Moses was faithful as a servant in all God's house, testifying to what would be said in the future.
TNIV"Moses was faithful as a servant in all God's house," bearing witness to what would be spoken by God in the future.
NIV2011"Moses was faithful as a servant in all God's house," bearing witness to what would be spoken by God in the future.
Compared to NIV1984"Moses was faithful as a servant in all God's house, testifying," bearing witness to what would be saidspoken by God in the future.
Compared to TNIV"Moses was faithful as a servant in all God's house," bearing witness to what would be spoken by God in the future.


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