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

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The word 'Watch' occurs 1 times less often in the NIV2011 (86 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (87 times). The word 'Watch' was removed in 4 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Watch' 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 text685.7%
New text in NIV2011114.3%

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

Verses where Watch was removed

Psalms 32:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאַשְׂכִּֽילְךָ֨ ׀ וְֽאוֹרְךָ֗ בְּדֶֽרֶךְ־ ז֥וּ תֵלֵ֑ךְ אִֽיעֲצָ֖ה עָלֶ֣יךָ עֵינִֽי׃
NIV1984I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you and watch over you.
TNIVI will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.
NIV2011I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.
Compared to NIV1984I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you andwith watchmy overloving eye on you.
Compared to TNIVI will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.

Matthew 14:25

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTτετάρτῃ δὲ φυλακῇ τῆς νυκτὸς ⸀ἦλθεν πρὸς ⸀αὐτοὺς περιπατῶν ἐπὶ ⸂τὴν θάλασσαν⸃.
SBLGNT apparatusἦλθεν WH Treg NA ] ἀπῆλθεν NIV RP • αὐτοὺς WH Treg NIV ] + ὁ Ἰησοῦς RP • τὴν θάλασσαν WH Treg NIV ] τῆς θαλάσσης RP
NIV1984During the fourth watch of the night Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake.
TNIVShortly before dawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake.
NIV2011Shortly before dawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake.
Compared to NIV1984DuringShortly thebefore fourth watch of the nightdawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake.
Compared to TNIVShortly before dawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake.

Mark 6:48

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ ⸀ἰδὼν αὐτοὺς βασανιζομένους ἐν τῷ ἐλαύνειν, ἦν γὰρ ὁ ἄνεμος ἐναντίος ⸀αὐτοῖς, περὶ τετάρτην φυλακὴν τῆς νυκτὸς ἔρχεται πρὸς αὐτοὺς περιπατῶν ἐπὶ τῆς θαλάσσης· καὶ ἤθελεν παρελθεῖν αὐτούς.
SBLGNT apparatusἰδὼν WH Treg NIV ] εἶδεν RP • αὐτοῖς WH Treg NIV ] + καὶ RP
NIV1984He saw the disciples straining at the oars, because the wind was against them. About the fourth watch of the night he went out to them, walking on the lake. He was about to pass by them,
TNIVHe saw the disciples straining at the oars, because the wind was against them. Shortly before dawn he went out to them, walking on the lake. He was about to pass by them,
NIV2011He saw the disciples straining at the oars, because the wind was against them. Shortly before dawn he went out to them, walking on the lake. He was about to pass by them,
Compared to NIV1984He saw the disciples straining at the oars, because the wind was against them. AboutShortly thebefore fourth watch of the nightdawn he went out to them, walking on the lake. He was about to pass by them,
Compared to TNIVHe saw the disciples straining at the oars, because the wind was against them. Shortly before dawn he went out to them, walking on the lake. He was about to pass by them,

Luke 12:38

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNT⸂κἂν ἐν τῇ δευτέρᾳ κἂν⸃ ἐν τῇ τρίτῃ φυλακῇ ἔλθῃ καὶ εὕρῃ οὕτως, μακάριοί ⸀εἰσιν ἐκεῖνοι.
SBLGNT apparatusκἂν ἐν τῇ δευτέρᾳ κἂν WH Treg NIV ] Καὶ ἐὰν ἔλθῃ ἐν τῇ δευτέρᾳ φυλακῇ καὶ RP • εἰσιν WH NIV ] + οἱ δοῦλοι Treg RP
NIV1984It will be good for those servants whose master finds them ready, even if he comes in the second or third watch of the night.
TNIVIt will be good for those servants whose master finds them ready, even if he comes in the middle of the night or toward daybreak.
NIV2011It will be good for those servants whose master finds them ready, even if he comes in the middle of the night or toward daybreak.
Compared to NIV1984It will be good for those servants whose master finds them ready, even if he comes in the secondmiddle or third watch of the night or toward daybreak.
Compared to TNIVIt will be good for those servants whose master finds them ready, even if he comes in the middle of the night or toward daybreak.

Verses where Watch was added

Psalms 10:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSיֵשֵׁ֤ב ׀ בְּמַאְרַ֬ב חֲצֵרִ֗ים בַּֽ֭מִּסְתָּרִים יַהֲרֹ֣ג נָקִ֑י עֵ֝ינָ֗יו לְֽחֵלְכָ֥ה יִצְפֹּֽנוּ׃
NIV1984He lies in wait near the villages; from ambush he murders the innocent, watching in secret for his victims.
TNIVThey lie in wait near the villages; from ambush they murder the innocent. Their eyes watch in secret for their victims;
NIV2011He lies in wait near the villages; from ambush he murders the innocent. His eyes watch in secret for his victims;
Compared to NIV1984He lies in wait near the villages; from ambush he murders the innocent, watching. His eyes watch in secret for his victims.;
Compared to TNIVTheyHe lielies in wait near the villages; from ambush theyhe murdermurders the innocent. TheirHis eyes watch in secret for theirhis victims;

Psalms 127:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSשִׁ֥יר הַֽמַּֽעֲל֗וֹת לִשְׁלֹ֫מֹ֥ה אִם־ יְהוָ֤ה ׀ לֹא־ יִבְנֶ֬ה בַ֗יִת שָׁ֤וְא ׀ עָמְל֣וּ בוֹנָ֣יו בּ֑וֹ אִם־ יְהוָ֥ה לֹֽא־ יִשְׁמָר־ עִ֝֗יר שָׁ֤וְא ׀ שָׁקַ֬ד שׁוֹמֵֽר׃
NIV1984Unless the LORD builds the house, its builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the watchmen stand guard in vain.
TNIVUnless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain.
NIV2011Unless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain.
Compared to NIV1984Unless the LORD builds the house, itsthe builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the watchmenguards stand guardwatch in vain.
Compared to TNIVUnless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain.

Psalms 142:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאֶשְׁפֹּ֣ךְ לְפָנָ֣יו שִׂיחִ֑י צָ֝רָתִ֗י לְפָנָ֥יו אַגִּֽיד׃
NIV1984When my spirit grows faint within me, it is you who know my way. In the path where I walk men have hidden a snare for me.
TNIVWhen my spirit grows faint within me, it is you who watch over my way. In the path where I walk people have hidden a snare for me.
NIV2011When my spirit grows faint within me, it is you who watch over my way. In the path where I walk people have hidden a snare for me.
Compared to NIV1984When my spirit grows faint within me, it is you who knowwatch over my way. In the path where I walk menpeople have hidden a snare for me.
Compared to TNIVWhen my spirit grows faint within me, it is you who watch over my way. In the path where I walk people have hidden a snare for me.


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