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

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The word 'Wise' occurs 5 times less often in the NIV2011 (181 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (186 times). The word 'Wise' was removed in 6 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Wise' 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 Wise was removed

Psalms 36:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכִּֽי־ הֶחֱלִ֣יק אֵלָ֣יו בְּעֵינָ֑יו לִמְצֹ֖א עֲוֺנ֣וֹ לִשְׂנֹֽא׃
NIV1984The words of his mouth are wicked and deceitful; he has ceased to be wise and to do good.
TNIVThe words of their mouths are wicked and deceitful; they have ceased to be wise and to do good.
NIV2011The words of their mouths are wicked and deceitful; they fail to act wisely or do good.
Compared to NIV1984The words of histheir mouthmouths are wicked and deceitful; hethey hasfail ceased to beact wisewisely and toor do good.
Compared to TNIVThe words of their mouths are wicked and deceitful; they havefail ceased to beact wisewisely and toor do good.

Proverbs 10:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאֹגֵ֣ר בַּ֭קַּיִץ בֵּ֣ן מַשְׂכִּ֑יל נִרְדָּ֥ם בַּ֝קָּצִ֗יר בֵּ֣ן מֵבִֽישׁ׃
NIV1984He who gathers crops in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son.
TNIVHe who gathers crops in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son.
NIV2011He who gathers crops in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son.
Compared to NIV1984He who gathers crops in summer is a wiseprudent son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son.
Compared to TNIVHe who gathers crops in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son.

Proverbs 10:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבְּרֹ֣ב דְּ֭בָרִים לֹ֣א יֶחְדַּל־ פָּ֑שַׁע וְחֹשֵׂ֖ךְ שְׂפָתָ֣יו מַשְׂכִּֽיל׃
NIV1984When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise.
TNIVSin is not ended by multiplying words, but the prudent hold their tongues.
NIV2011Sin is not ended by multiplying words, but the prudent hold their tongues.
Compared to NIV1984WhenSin wordsis arenot many, sinended isby notmultiplying absentwords, but hethe whoprudent holdshold histheir tongue is wisetongues.
Compared to TNIVSin is not ended by multiplying words, but the prudent hold their tongues.

Proverbs 15:24

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאֹ֣רַח חַ֭יִּים לְמַ֣עְלָה לְמַשְׂכִּ֑יל לְמַ֥עַן ס֝֗וּר מִשְּׁא֥וֹל מָֽטָּה׃
NIV1984The path of life leads upward for the wise to keep him from going down to the grave.
TNIVThe path of life leads upward for the prudent to keep them from going down to the realm of the dead.
NIV2011The path of life leads upward for the prudent to keep them from going down to the realm of the dead.
Compared to NIV1984The path of life leads upward for the wiseprudent to keep himthem from going down to the graverealm of the dead.
Compared to TNIVThe path of life leads upward for the prudent to keep them from going down to the realm of the dead.

Proverbs 17:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSעֶֽבֶד־ מַשְׂכִּ֗יל יִ֭מְשֹׁל בְּבֵ֣ן מֵבִ֑ישׁ וּבְת֥וֹךְ אַ֝חִ֗ים יַחֲלֹ֥ק נַחֲלָֽה׃
NIV1984A wise servant will rule over a disgraceful son, and will share the inheritance as one of the brothers.
TNIVA prudent servant will rule over a disgraceful son and will share the inheritance as one of the family.
NIV2011A prudent servant will rule over a disgraceful son and will share the inheritance as one of the family.
Compared to NIV1984A wiseprudent servant will rule over a disgraceful son, and will share the inheritance as one of the brothersfamily.
Compared to TNIVA prudent servant will rule over a disgraceful son and will share the inheritance as one of the family.

Matthew 23:34

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTδιὰ τοῦτο ἰδοὺ ἐγὼ ἀποστέλλω πρὸς ὑμᾶς προφήτας καὶ σοφοὺς καὶ γραμματεῖς· ⸀ἐξ αὐτῶν ἀποκτενεῖτε καὶ σταυρώσετε, καὶ ἐξ αὐτῶν μαστιγώσετε ἐν ταῖς συναγωγαῖς ὑμῶν καὶ διώξετε ἀπὸ πόλεως εἰς πόλιν·
SBLGNT apparatusἐξ WH Treg NIV ] καὶ ἐξ RP
NIV1984Therefore I am sending you prophets and wise men and teachers. Some of them you will kill and crucify; others you will flog in your synagogues and pursue from town to town.
TNIVTherefore I am sending you prophets and sages and teachers. Some of them you will kill and crucify; others you will flog in your synagogues and pursue from town to town.
NIV2011Therefore I am sending you prophets and sages and teachers. Some of them you will kill and crucify; others you will flog in your synagogues and pursue from town to town.
Compared to NIV1984Therefore I am sending you prophets and wise mensages and teachers. Some of them you will kill and crucify; others you will flog in your synagogues and pursue from town to town.
Compared to TNIVTherefore I am sending you prophets and sages and teachers. Some of them you will kill and crucify; others you will flog in your synagogues and pursue from town to town.

Verses where Wise was added

1 Corinthians 3:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTΚατὰ τὴν χάριν τοῦ θεοῦ τὴν δοθεῖσάν μοι ὡς σοφὸς ἀρχιτέκτων θεμέλιον ⸀ἔθηκα, ἄλλος δὲ ἐποικοδομεῖ. ἕκαστος δὲ βλεπέτω πῶς ἐποικοδομεῖ·
SBLGNT apparatusἔθηκα WH Treg NIV ] τέθεικα RP
NIV1984By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as an expert builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should be careful how he builds.
TNIVBy the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as a wise builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should build with care.
NIV2011By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as a wise builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should build with care.
Compared to NIV1984By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as ana expertwise builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should bebuild carefulwith how he buildscare.
Compared to TNIVBy the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as a wise builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should build with care.


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