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

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The word 'Understands' occurs 3 times less often in the NIV2011 (7 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (10 times). The word 'Understands' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Understands' 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 text266.7%
New text in NIV2011133.3%

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

Verses where Understands was removed

Proverbs 29:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבִּ֭דְבָרִים לֹא־ יִוָּ֣סֶר עָ֑בֶד כִּֽי־ יָ֝בִ֗ין וְאֵ֣ין מַעֲנֶֽה׃
NIV1984A servant cannot be corrected by mere words; though he understands, he will not respond.
TNIVServants cannot be corrected by mere words; though they understand, they will not respond.
NIV2011Servants cannot be corrected by mere words; though they understand, they will not respond.
Compared to NIV1984AServants servant cannot be corrected by mere words; though hethey understandsunderstand, hethey will not respond.
Compared to TNIVServants cannot be corrected by mere words; though they understand, they will not respond.

Jeremiah 9:24

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSהִנֵּ֛ה יָמִ֥ים בָּאִ֖ים נְאֻם־ יְהוָ֑ה וּפָ֣קַדְתִּ֔י עַל־ כָּל־ מ֖וּל בְּעָרְלָֽה׃
NIV1984but let him who boasts boast about this: that he understands and knows me, that I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight," declares the LORD.
TNIVbut let those who boast boast about this: that they understand and know me, that I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight," declares the LORD.
NIV2011but let the one who boasts boast about this: that they have the understanding to know me, that I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight," declares the LORD.
Compared to NIV1984but let himthe one who boasts boast about this: that hethey understandshave andthe knowsunderstanding to know me, that I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight," declares the LORD.
Compared to TNIVbut let thosethe one who boastboasts boast about this: that they understandhave andthe understanding to know me, that I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight," declares the LORD.

1 Timothy 6:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTτετύφωται, μηδὲν ἐπιστάμενος, ἀλλὰ νοσῶν περὶ ζητήσεις καὶ λογομαχίας, ἐξ ὧν γίνεται φθόνος, ἔρις, βλασφημίαι, ὑπόνοιαι πονηραί,
NIV1984he is conceited and understands nothing. He has an unhealthy interest in controversies and quarrels about words that result in envy, strife, malicious talk, evil suspicions
TNIVthey are conceited and understand nothing. They have an unhealthy interest in controversies and quarrels about words that result in envy, strife, malicious talk, evil suspicions
NIV2011they are conceited and understand nothing. They have an unhealthy interest in controversies and quarrels about words that result in envy, strife, malicious talk, evil suspicions
Compared to NIV1984hethey isare conceited and understandsunderstand nothing. HeThey hashave an unhealthy interest in controversies and quarrels about words that result in envy, strife, malicious talk, evil suspicions
Compared to TNIVthey are conceited and understand nothing. They have an unhealthy interest in controversies and quarrels about words that result in envy, strife, malicious talk, evil suspicions


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