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

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The word 'Thoughts' occurs 3 times less often in the NIV2011 (44 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (47 times). The word 'Thoughts' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Thoughts' 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 text4100.0%

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

Verses where Thoughts was removed

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.

Psalms 94:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיְֽהוָ֗ה יֹ֭דֵעַ3 מַחְשְׁב֣וֹת אָדָ֑ם כִּי־ הֵ֥מָּה הָֽבֶל׃
NIV1984The LORD knows the thoughts of man; he knows that they are futile.
TNIVThe LORD knows all human plans; he knows that they are futile.
NIV2011The LORD knows all human plans; he knows that they are futile.
Compared to NIV1984The LORD knows theall thoughtshuman of manplans; he knows that they are futile.
Compared to TNIVThe LORD knows all human plans; he knows that they are futile.

Isaiah 59:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSרַגְלֵיהֶם֙ לָרַ֣ע יָרֻ֔צוּ וִֽימַהֲר֔וּ לִשְׁפֹּ֖ךְ דָּ֣ם נָקִ֑י מַחְשְׁבֽוֹתֵיהֶם֙ מַחְשְׁב֣וֹת אָ֔וֶן שֹׁ֥ד וָשֶׁ֖בֶר בִּמְסִלּוֹתָֽם׃
NIV1984Their feet rush into sin; they are swift to shed innocent blood. Their thoughts are evil thoughts; ruin and destruction mark their ways.
TNIVTheir feet rush into sin; they are swift to shed innocent blood. They pursue evil schemes; acts of violence mark their ways.
NIV2011Their feet rush into sin; they are swift to shed innocent blood. They pursue evil schemes; acts of violence mark their ways.
Compared to NIV1984Their feet rush into sin; they are swift to shed innocent blood. TheirThey thoughtspursue are evil thoughtsschemes; ruinacts andof destructionviolence mark their ways.
Compared to TNIVTheir feet rush into sin; they are swift to shed innocent blood. They pursue evil schemes; acts of violence mark their ways.

Verses where Thoughts was added

1 Chronicles 29:18

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיְהוָ֗ה אֱ֠לֹהֵי אַבְרָהָ֞ם יִצְחָ֤ק וְיִשְׂרָאֵל֙ אֲבֹתֵ֔ינוּ שֳׁמְרָה־ זֹּ֣את לְעוֹלָ֔ם לְיֵ֥צֶר מַחְשְׁב֖וֹת לְבַ֣ב עַמֶּ֑ךָ וְהָכֵ֥ן לְבָבָ֖ם אֵלֶֽיךָ׃
NIV1984O LORD, God of our fathers Abraham, Isaac and Israel, keep this desire in the hearts of your people forever, and keep their hearts loyal to you.
TNIVLORD, the God of our fathers Abraham, Isaac and Israel, keep these desires and thoughts in the hearts of your people forever, and keep their hearts loyal to you.
NIV2011LORD, the God of our fathers Abraham, Isaac and Israel, keep these desires and thoughts in the hearts of your people forever, and keep their hearts loyal to you.
Compared to NIV1984O LORD, the God of our fathers Abraham, Isaac and Israel, keep thisthese desiredesires and thoughts in the hearts of your people forever, and keep their hearts loyal to you.
Compared to TNIVLORD, the God of our fathers Abraham, Isaac and Israel, keep these desires and thoughts in the hearts of your people forever, and keep their hearts loyal to you.


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