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

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The word 'Voice' occurs 8 times less often in the NIV2011 (190 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (198 times). The word 'Voice' was removed in 10 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Voice' 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 text1191.7%
New text in NIV201118.3%

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

Verses where Voice was removed

Exodus 15:26

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס וַיֹּאמֶר֩ אִם־ שָׁמ֨וֹעַ תִּשְׁמַ֜ע לְק֣וֹל ׀ יְהוָ֣ה אֱלֹהֶ֗יךָ וְהַיָּשָׁ֤ר בְּעֵינָיו֙ תַּעֲשֶׂ֔ה וְהַֽאֲזַנְתָּ֙ לְמִצְוֺתָ֔יו וְשָׁמַרְתָּ֖ כָּל־ חֻקָּ֑יו כָּֽל־ הַמַּֽחֲלָ֞ה אֲשֶׁר־ שַׂ֤מְתִּי בְמִצְרַ֙יִם֙ לֹא־ אָשִׂ֣ים עָלֶ֔יךָ כִּ֛י אֲנִ֥י יְהוָ֖ה רֹפְאֶֽךָ׃
NIV1984He said, "If you listen carefully to the voice of the LORD your God and do what is right in his eyes, if you pay attention to his commands and keep all his decrees, I will not bring on you any of the diseases I brought on the Egyptians, for I am the LORD, who heals you."
TNIVHe said, "If you listen carefully to the LORD your God and do what is right in his eyes, if you pay attention to his commands and keep all his decrees, I will not bring on you any of the diseases I brought on the Egyptians, for I am the LORD, who heals you."
NIV2011He said, "If you listen carefully to the LORD your God and do what is right in his eyes, if you pay attention to his commands and keep all his decrees, I will not bring on you any of the diseases I brought on the Egyptians, for I am the LORD, who heals you."
Compared to NIV1984He said, "If you listen carefully to the voice of the LORD your God and do what is right in his eyes, if you pay attention to his commands and keep all his decrees, I will not bring on you any of the diseases I brought on the Egyptians, for I am the LORD, who heals you."
Compared to TNIVHe said, "If you listen carefully to the LORD your God and do what is right in his eyes, if you pay attention to his commands and keep all his decrees, I will not bring on you any of the diseases I brought on the Egyptians, for I am the LORD, who heals you."

1 Samuel 15:22

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּ֣אמֶר שְׁמוּאֵ֗ל הַחֵ֤פֶץ לַֽיהוָה֙ בְּעֹל֣וֹת וּזְבָחִ֔ים כִּשְׁמֹ֖עַ בְּק֣וֹל יְהוָ֑ה הִנֵּ֤ה שְׁמֹ֙עַ֙ מִזֶּ֣בַח ט֔וֹב לְהַקְשִׁ֖יב מֵחֵ֥לֶב אֵילִֽים׃
NIV1984But Samuel replied: "Does the LORD delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the voice of the LORD? To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of rams.
TNIVBut Samuel replied: "Does the LORD delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the LORD? To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of rams.
NIV2011But Samuel replied: "Does the LORD delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the LORD? To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of rams.
Compared to NIV1984But Samuel replied: "Does the LORD delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the voice of the LORD? To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of rams.
Compared to TNIVBut Samuel replied: "Does the LORD delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the LORD? To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of rams.

2 Chronicles 5:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיְהִ֣י כְ֠אֶחָד וְלַמְשֹֽׁרֲרִ֜ים לְהַשְׁמִ֣יעַ קוֹל־ אֶחָ֗ד לְהַלֵּ֣ל וּלְהֹדוֹת֮ לַיהוָה֒ וּכְהָרִ֣ים ק֠וֹל בַּחֲצֹצְר֨וֹת וּבִמְצִלְתַּ֜יִם וּבִכְלֵ֣י הַשִּׁ֗יר וּבְהַלֵּ֤ל לַיהוָה֙ כִּ֣י ט֔וֹב כִּ֥י לְעוֹלָ֖ם חַסְדּ֑וֹ וְהַבַּ֛יִת מָלֵ֥א עָנָ֖ן בֵּ֥ית יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984The trumpeters and singers joined in unison, as with one voice, to give praise and thanks to the LORD. Accompanied by trumpets, cymbals and other instruments, they raised their voices in praise to the LORD and sang: "He is good; his love endures forever." Then the temple of the LORD was filled with a cloud,
TNIVThe trumpeters and musicians joined in unison to give praise and thanks to the LORD. Accompanied by trumpets, cymbals and other instruments, the singers raised their voices in praise to the LORD and sang: "He is good; his love endures forever." Then the temple of the LORD was filled with the cloud,
NIV2011The trumpeters and musicians joined in unison to give praise and thanks to the LORD. Accompanied by trumpets, cymbals and other instruments, the singers raised their voices in praise to the LORD and sang: "He is good; his love endures forever." Then the temple of the LORD was filled with the cloud,
Compared to NIV1984The trumpeters and singersmusicians joined in unison, as with one voice, to give praise and thanks to the LORD. Accompanied by trumpets, cymbals and other instruments, theythe singers raised their voices in praise to the LORD and sang: "He is good; his love endures forever." Then the temple of the LORD was filled with athe cloud,
Compared to TNIVThe trumpeters and musicians joined in unison to give praise and thanks to the LORD. Accompanied by trumpets, cymbals and other instruments, the singers raised their voices in praise to the LORD and sang: "He is good; his love endures forever." Then the temple of the LORD was filled with the cloud,

Psalms 19:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSי֣וֹם לְ֭יוֹם יַבִּ֣יעַֽ אֹ֑מֶר וְלַ֥יְלָה לְּ֝לַ֗יְלָה יְחַוֶּה־ דָּֽעַת׃
NIV1984There is no speech or language where their voice is not heard.
TNIVThey have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them.
NIV2011They have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them.
Compared to NIV1984ThereThey ishave no speech, they oruse languageno wherewords; no theirsound voice is not heard from them.
Compared to TNIVThey have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them.

Psalms 55:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהַקְשִׁ֣יבָה לִּ֣י וַעֲנֵ֑נִי אָרִ֖יד בְּשִׂיחִ֣י וְאָהִֽימָה׃
NIV1984at the voice of the enemy, at the stares of the wicked; for they bring down suffering upon me and revile me in their anger.
TNIVbecause of what my enemy is saying, because of the threats of the wicked; for they bring down suffering on me and assail me in their anger.
NIV2011because of what my enemy is saying, because of the threats of the wicked; for they bring down suffering on me and assail me in their anger.
Compared to NIV1984atbecause the voice of thewhat my enemy is saying, atbecause of the staresthreats of the wicked; for they bring down suffering uponon me and revileassail me in their anger.
Compared to TNIVbecause of what my enemy is saying, because of the threats of the wicked; for they bring down suffering on me and assail me in their anger.

Psalms 66:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאָ֭כֵן שָׁמַ֣ע אֱלֹהִ֑ים הִ֝קְשִׁ֗יב בְּק֣וֹל תְּפִלָּתִֽי׃
NIV1984but God has surely listened and heard my voice in prayer.
TNIVbut God has surely listened and has heard my prayer.
NIV2011but God has surely listened and has heard my prayer.
Compared to NIV1984but God has surely listened and has heard my voice in prayer.
Compared to TNIVbut God has surely listened and has heard my prayer.

Psalms 141:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאַ֣ךְ צַ֭דִּיקִים יוֹד֣וּ לִשְׁמֶ֑ךָ יֵשְׁב֥וּ יְ֝שָׁרִ֗ים אֶת־ פָּנֶֽיךָ׃
NIV1984O LORD, I call to you; come quickly to me. Hear my voice when I call to you.
TNIVI call to you, LORD, come quickly to me; hear me when I call to you.
NIV2011I call to you, LORD, come quickly to me; hear me when I call to you.
Compared to NIV1984O LORD, I call to you; , LORD, come quickly to me. Hear; hear my voiceme when I call to you.
Compared to TNIVI call to you, LORD, come quickly to me; hear me when I call to you.

Isaiah 33:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמִקּ֣וֹל הָמ֔וֹן נָדְד֖וּ עַמִּ֑ים מֵר֣וֹמְמֻתֶ֔ךָ נָפְצ֖וּ גּוֹיִֽם׃
NIV1984At the thunder of your voice, the peoples flee; when you rise up, the nations scatter.
TNIVAt the uproar of your army, the peoples flee; when you rise up, the nations scatter.
NIV2011At the uproar of your army, the peoples flee; when you rise up, the nations scatter.
Compared to NIV1984At the thunderuproar of your voicearmy, the peoples flee; when you rise up, the nations scatter.
Compared to TNIVAt the uproar of your army, the peoples flee; when you rise up, the nations scatter.

Luke 23:18

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNT⸀Ἀνέκραγον δὲ παμπληθεὶ λέγοντες· Αἶρε τοῦτον, ἀπόλυσον δὲ ἡμῖν ⸀τὸν Βαραββᾶν·
SBLGNT apparatusἈνέκραγον WH Treg NIV ] Ἀνέκραξαν RP • τὸν WH Treg NIV ] – RP
NIV1984With one voice they cried out, "Away with this man! Release Barabbas to us!"
TNIVWith one voice they cried out, "Away with this man! Release Barabbas to us!"
NIV2011But the whole crowd shouted, "Away with this man! Release Barabbas to us!"
Compared to NIV1984WithBut onethe voicewhole theycrowd cried outshouted, "Away with this man! Release Barabbas to us!"
Compared to TNIVWithBut onethe voicewhole theycrowd cried outshouted, "Away with this man! Release Barabbas to us!"

Acts 7:31

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὁ δὲ Μωϋσῆς ἰδὼν ⸀ἐθαύμασεν τὸ ὅραμα. προσερχομένου δὲ αὐτοῦ κατανοῆσαι ἐγένετο φωνὴ ⸀κυρίου·
SBLGNT apparatusἐθαύμασεν WH Treg ] ἐθαύμαζεν NIV RP • κυρίου WH Treg NIV ] + πρὸς αὐτόν RP
NIV1984When he saw this, he was amazed at the sight. As he went over to look more closely, he heard the Lord's voice:
TNIVWhen he saw this, he was amazed at the sight. As he went over to get a closer look, he heard the Lord say:
NIV2011When he saw this, he was amazed at the sight. As he went over to get a closer look, he heard the Lord say:
Compared to NIV1984When he saw this, he was amazed at the sight. As he went over to lookget morea closelycloser look, he heard the Lord's voicesay:
Compared to TNIVWhen he saw this, he was amazed at the sight. As he went over to get a closer look, he heard the Lord say:

Verses where Voice was added

Psalms 81:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּ֤י חֹ֣ק לְיִשְׂרָאֵ֣ל ה֑וּא מִ֝שְׁפָּ֗ט לֵאלֹהֵ֥י יַעֲקֹֽב׃
NIV1984He established it as a statute for Joseph when he went out against Egypt, where we heard a language we did not understand.
TNIVWhen God went out against Egypt, he established it as a statute for Joseph. I heard an unknown voice say:
NIV2011When God went out against Egypt, he established it as a statute for Joseph. I heard an unknown voice say:
Compared to NIV1984HeWhen God went out against Egypt, he established it as a statute for Joseph. I when he went out against Egypt, where we heard aan languageunknown wevoice did not understand.say:
Compared to TNIVWhen God went out against Egypt, he established it as a statute for Joseph. I heard an unknown voice say:

Romans 15:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἵνα ὁμοθυμαδὸν ἐν ἑνὶ στόματι δοξάζητε τὸν θεὸν καὶ πατέρα τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ.
NIV1984so that with one heart and mouth you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
TNIVso that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
NIV2011so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Compared to NIV1984so that with one heartmind and mouthone voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Compared to TNIVso that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.


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