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

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The word 'Thought' occurs 2 times less often in the NIV2011 (92 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (94 times). The word 'Thought' was removed in 7 verses, and added in 5 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Thought' 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 text1083.3%
New text in NIV2011216.7%

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

Verses where Thought was removed

Genesis 27:42

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֻּגַּ֣ד לְרִבְקָ֔ה אֶת־ דִּבְרֵ֥י עֵשָׂ֖ו בְּנָ֣הּ הַגָּדֹ֑ל וַתִּשְׁלַ֞ח וַתִּקְרָ֤א לְיַעֲקֹב֙ בְּנָ֣הּ הַקָּטָ֔ן וַתֹּ֣אמֶר אֵלָ֔יו הִנֵּה֙ עֵשָׂ֣ו אָחִ֔יךָ מִתְנַחֵ֥ם לְךָ֖ לְהָרְגֶֽךָ׃
NIV1984When Rebekah was told what her older son Esau had said, she sent for her younger son Jacob and said to him, "Your brother Esau is consoling himself with the thought of killing you.
TNIVWhen Rebekah was told what her older son Esau had said, she sent for her younger son Jacob and said to him, "Your brother Esau is planning to avenge himself by killing you.
NIV2011When Rebekah was told what her older son Esau had said, she sent for her younger son Jacob and said to him, "Your brother Esau is planning to avenge himself by killing you.
Compared to NIV1984When Rebekah was told what her older son Esau had said, she sent for her younger son Jacob and said to him, "Your brother Esau is consolingplanning himselfto withavenge thehimself thought ofby killing you.
Compared to TNIVWhen Rebekah was told what her older son Esau had said, she sent for her younger son Jacob and said to him, "Your brother Esau is planning to avenge himself by killing you.

Ecclesiastes 1:16

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSדִּבַּ֨רְתִּי אֲנִ֤י עִם־ לִבִּי֙ לֵאמֹ֔ר אֲנִ֗י הִנֵּ֨ה הִגְדַּ֤לְתִּי וְהוֹסַ֙פְתִּי֙ חָכְמָ֔ה עַ֛ל כָּל־ אֲשֶׁר־ הָיָ֥ה לְפָנַ֖י עַל־ יְרוּשָׁלִָ֑ם וְלִבִּ֛י רָאָ֥ה הַרְבֵּ֖ה חָכְמָ֥ה וָדָֽעַת׃
NIV1984I thought to myself, "Look, I have grown and increased in wisdom more than anyone who has ruled over Jerusalem before me; I have experienced much of wisdom and knowledge."
TNIVI said to myself, "Look, I have grown and increased in wisdom more than anyone who has ruled over Jerusalem before me; I have experienced much of wisdom and knowledge."
NIV2011I said to myself, "Look, I have increased in wisdom more than anyone who has ruled over Jerusalem before me; I have experienced much of wisdom and knowledge."
Compared to NIV1984I thoughtsaid to myself, "Look, I have grown and increased in wisdom more than anyone who has ruled over Jerusalem before me; I have experienced much of wisdom and knowledge."
Compared to TNIVI said to myself, "Look, I have grown and increased in wisdom more than anyone who has ruled over Jerusalem before me; I have experienced much of wisdom and knowledge."

Ecclesiastes 2:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאָמַ֤רְתִּֽי1 אֲנִי֙ בְּלִבִּ֔י לְכָה־ נָּ֛א אֲנַסְּכָ֛ה בְשִׂמְחָ֖ה וּרְאֵ֣ה בְט֑וֹב וְהִנֵּ֥ה גַם־ ה֖וּא הָֽבֶל׃
NIV1984I thought in my heart, "Come now, I will test you with pleasure to find out what is good." But that also proved to be meaningless.
TNIVI said to myself, "Come now, I will test you with pleasure to find out what is good." But that also proved to be meaningless.
NIV2011I said to myself, "Come now, I will test you with pleasure to find out what is good." But that also proved to be meaningless.
Compared to NIV1984I thoughtsaid into my heartmyself, "Come now, I will test you with pleasure to find out what is good." But that also proved to be meaningless.
Compared to TNIVI said to myself, "Come now, I will test you with pleasure to find out what is good." But that also proved to be meaningless.

Ecclesiastes 2:15

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְאָמַ֨רְתִּֽי אֲנִ֜י בְּלִבִּ֗י כְּמִקְרֵ֤ה הַכְּסִיל֙ גַּם־ אֲנִ֣י יִקְרֵ֔נִי וְלָ֧מָּה חָכַ֛מְתִּי אֲנִ֖י אָ֣ז יוֹתֵ֑ר וְדִבַּ֣רְתִּי בְלִבִּ֔י שֶׁגַּם־ זֶ֖ה הָֽבֶל׃
NIV1984Then I thought in my heart, "The fate of the fool will overtake me also. What then do I gain by being wise?" I said in my heart, "This too is meaningless."
TNIVThen I said to myself, "The fate of the fool will overtake me also. What then do I gain by being wise?" I said to myself, "This too is meaningless."
NIV2011Then I said to myself, "The fate of the fool will overtake me also. What then do I gain by being wise?" I said to myself, "This too is meaningless."
Compared to NIV1984Then I thoughtsaid into my heartmyself, "The fate of the fool will overtake me also. What then do I gain by being wise?" I said into my heartmyself, "This too is meaningless."
Compared to TNIVThen I said to myself, "The fate of the fool will overtake me also. What then do I gain by being wise?" I said to myself, "This too is meaningless."

Ecclesiastes 3:17

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאָמַ֤רְתִּֽי אֲנִי֙ בְּלִבִּ֔י אֶת־ הַצַּדִּיק֙ וְאֶת־ הָ֣רָשָׁ֔ע יִשְׁפֹּ֖ט הָאֱלֹהִ֑ים כִּי־ עֵ֣ת לְכָל־ חֵ֔פֶץ וְעַ֥ל כָּל־ הַֽמַּעֲשֶׂ֖ה שָֽׁם׃
NIV1984I thought in my heart, "God will bring to judgment both the righteous and the wicked, for there will be a time for every activity, a time for every deed."
TNIVI said to myself, "God will bring into judgment both the righteous and the wicked, for there will be a time for every activity, a time to judge every deed."
NIV2011I said to myself, "God will bring into judgment both the righteous and the wicked, for there will be a time for every activity, a time to judge every deed."
Compared to NIV1984I thoughtsaid into my heartmyself, "God will bring tointo judgment both the righteous and the wicked, for there will be a time for every activity, a time forto judge every deed."
Compared to TNIVI said to myself, "God will bring into judgment both the righteous and the wicked, for there will be a time for every activity, a time to judge every deed."

Ecclesiastes 3:18

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאָמַ֤רְתִּֽי אֲנִי֙ בְּלִבִּ֔י עַל־ דִּבְרַת֙ בְּנֵ֣י הָאָדָ֔ם לְבָרָ֖ם הָאֱלֹהִ֑ים וְלִרְא֕וֹת שְׁהֶם־ בְּהֵמָ֥ה הֵ֖מָּה לָהֶֽם׃
NIV1984I also thought, "As for men, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals.
TNIVI also said to myself, "As for human beings, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals.
NIV2011I also said to myself, "As for humans, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals.
Compared to NIV1984I also thoughtsaid to myself, "As for menhumans, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals.
Compared to TNIVI also said to myself, "As for human beingshumans, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals.

Acts 27:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὙποπνεύσαντος δὲ νότου δόξαντες τῆς προθέσεως κεκρατηκέναι ἄραντες ἆσσον παρελέγοντο τὴν Κρήτην.
NIV1984When a gentle south wind began to blow, they thought they had obtained what they wanted; so they weighed anchor and sailed along the shore of Crete.
TNIVWhen a gentle south wind began to blow, they saw their opportunity; so they weighed anchor and sailed along the shore of Crete.
NIV2011When a gentle south wind began to blow, they saw their opportunity; so they weighed anchor and sailed along the shore of Crete.
Compared to NIV1984When a gentle south wind began to blow, they thoughtsaw theytheir had obtained what they wantedopportunity; so they weighed anchor and sailed along the shore of Crete.
Compared to TNIVWhen a gentle south wind began to blow, they saw their opportunity; so they weighed anchor and sailed along the shore of Crete.

Verses where Thought was added

1 Samuel 15:32

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס וַיֹּ֣אמֶר שְׁמוּאֵ֗ל הַגִּ֤ישׁוּ אֵלַי֙ אֶת־ אֲגַג֙ מֶ֣לֶךְ עֲמָלֵ֔ק וַיֵּ֣לֶךְ אֵלָ֔יו אֲגַ֖ג מַעֲדַנֹּ֑ת וַיֹּ֣אמֶר אֲגָ֔ג אָכֵ֖ן סָ֥ר מַר־ הַמָּֽוֶת׃
NIV1984Then Samuel said, "Bring me Agag king of the Amalekites." Agag came to him confidently, thinking, "Surely the bitterness of death is past."
TNIVThen Samuel said, "Bring me Agag king of the Amalekites." Agag came to him in chains. And he thought, "Surely the bitterness of death is past."
NIV2011Then Samuel said, "Bring me Agag king of the Amalekites." Agag came to him in chains. And he thought, "Surely the bitterness of death is past."
Compared to NIV1984Then Samuel said, "Bring me Agag king of the Amalekites." Agag came to him confidently, thinkingin chains. And he thought, "Surely the bitterness of death is past."
Compared to TNIVThen Samuel said, "Bring me Agag king of the Amalekites." Agag came to him in chains. And he thought, "Surely the bitterness of death is past."

1 Chronicles 28:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְאַתָּ֣ה שְׁלֹמֹֽה־ בְנִ֡י דַּע֩ אֶת־ אֱלֹהֵ֨י אָבִ֜יךָ וְעָבְדֵ֗הוּ בְּלֵ֤ב שָׁלֵם֙ וּבְנֶ֣פֶשׁ חֲפֵצָ֔ה כִּ֤י כָל־ לְבָבוֹת֙ דּוֹרֵ֣שׁ יְהוָ֔ה וְכָל־ יֵ֥צֶר מַחֲשָׁב֖וֹת מֵבִ֑ין אִֽם־ תִּדְרְשֶׁ֙נּוּ֙ יִמָּ֣צֵא לָ֔ךְ וְאִם־ תַּֽעַזְבֶ֖נּוּ יַזְנִיחֲךָ֥ לָעַֽד׃
NIV1984"And you, my son Solomon, acknowledge the God of your father, and serve him with wholehearted devotion and with a willing mind, for the LORD searches every heart and understands every motive behind the thoughts. If you seek him, he will be found by you; but if you forsake him, he will reject you forever.
TNIV"And you, my son Solomon, acknowledge the God of your father, and serve him with wholehearted devotion and with a willing mind, for the LORD searches every heart and understands every desire and every thought. If you seek him, he will be found by you; but if you forsake him, he will reject you forever.
NIV2011"And you, my son Solomon, acknowledge the God of your father, and serve him with wholehearted devotion and with a willing mind, for the LORD searches every heart and understands every desire and every thought. If you seek him, he will be found by you; but if you forsake him, he will reject you forever.
Compared to NIV1984"And you, my son Solomon, acknowledge the God of your father, and serve him with wholehearted devotion and with a willing mind, for the LORD searches every heart and understands every motivedesire behindand theevery thoughtsthought. If you seek him, he will be found by you; but if you forsake him, he will reject you forever.
Compared to TNIV"And you, my son Solomon, acknowledge the God of your father, and serve him with wholehearted devotion and with a willing mind, for the LORD searches every heart and understands every desire and every thought. If you seek him, he will be found by you; but if you forsake him, he will reject you forever.

Proverbs 4:26

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSפַּ֭לֵּס3 מַעְגַּ֣ל רַגְלֶ֑ךָ וְֽכָל־ דְּרָכֶ֥יךָ יִכֹּֽנוּ׃
NIV1984Make level paths for your feet and take only ways that are firm.
TNIVGive careful thought to the paths for your feet and be steadfast in all your ways.
NIV2011Give careful thought to the paths for your feet and be steadfast in all your ways.
Compared to NIV1984MakeGive levelcareful thought to the paths for your feet and takebe onlysteadfast waysin thatall areyour firmways.
Compared to TNIVGive careful thought to the paths for your feet and be steadfast in all your ways.

Zephaniah 3:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאָמַ֜רְתִּי אַךְ־ תִּירְאִ֤י אוֹתִי֙ תִּקְחִ֣י מוּסָ֔ר וְלֹֽא־ יִכָּרֵ֣ת מְעוֹנָ֔הּ כֹּ֥ל אֲשֶׁר־ פָּקַ֖דְתִּי עָלֶ֑יהָ אָכֵן֙ הִשְׁכִּ֣ימוּ הִשְׁחִ֔יתוּ כֹּ֖ל עֲלִילוֹתָֽם׃
NIV1984I said to the city, 'Surely you will fear me and accept correction!' Then her dwelling would not be cut off, nor all my punishments come upon her. But they were still eager to act corruptly in all they did.
TNIVOf Jerusalem I thought, 'Surely you will fear me and accept correction!' Then her place of refuge would not be destroyed, nor all my punishments come upon her. But they were still eager to act corruptly in all they did.
NIV2011Of Jerusalem I thought, 'Surely you will fear me and accept correction!' Then her place of refuge would not be destroyed, nor all my punishments come upon her. But they were still eager to act corruptly in all they did.
Compared to NIV1984IOf saidJerusalem toI the citythought, 'Surely you will fear me and accept correction!' Then her dwellingplace of refuge would not be cut offdestroyed, nor all my punishments come upon her. But they were still eager to act corruptly in all they did.
Compared to TNIVOf Jerusalem I thought, 'Surely you will fear me and accept correction!' Then her place of refuge would not be destroyed, nor all my punishments come upon her. But they were still eager to act corruptly in all they did.

Luke 18:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTλέγων· Κριτής τις ἦν ἔν τινι πόλει τὸν θεὸν μὴ φοβούμενος καὶ ἄνθρωπον μὴ ἐντρεπόμενος.
NIV1984He said: "In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared about men.
TNIVHe said: "In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought.
NIV2011He said: "In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought.
Compared to NIV1984He said: "In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared aboutwhat menpeople thought.
Compared to TNIVHe said: "In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought.


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