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

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The word 'Testifies' occurs 2 times less often in the NIV2011 (15 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (17 times). The word 'Testifies' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Testifies' 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 text150.0%
New text in NIV2011150.0%

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

Verses where Testifies was removed

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.'")

John 5:36

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἐγὼ δὲ ἔχω τὴν μαρτυρίαν ⸀μείζω τοῦ Ἰωάννου, τὰ γὰρ ἔργα ἃ ⸀δέδωκέν μοι ὁ πατὴρ ἵνα τελειώσω αὐτά, αὐτὰ τὰ ἔργα ⸀ἃ ποιῶ, μαρτυρεῖ περὶ ἐμοῦ ὅτι ὁ πατήρ με ἀπέσταλκεν,
SBLGNT apparatusμείζω WH NIV RP ] μείζων Treg • δέδωκέν WH Treg NIV ] ἔδωκέν RP • ἃ WH Treg NIV ] + ἐγὼ RP
NIV1984"I have testimony weightier than that of John. For the very work that the Father has given me to finish, and which I am doing, testifies that the Father has sent me.
TNIV"I have testimony weightier than that of John. For the works that the Father has given me to finish--the very works that I am doing--testify that the Father has sent me.
NIV2011"I have testimony weightier than that of John. For the works that the Father has given me to finish--the very works that I am doing--testify that the Father has sent me.
Compared to NIV1984"I have testimony weightier than that of John. For the veryworks work that the Father has given me to finish, and--the whichvery works that I am doing, testifies--testify that the Father has sent me.
Compared to TNIV"I have testimony weightier than that of John. For the works that the Father has given me to finish--the very works that I am doing--testify that the Father has sent me.


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