Verses where 'could' has been added or removed from the TNIV

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The word 'Could' occurs the same number of times in the NIV2011 as in the TNIV (277 times). The word 'Could' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Could' was added or removed from a verse in the TNIV 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
New text in NIV20112100.0%

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

Verses where Could was removed

Mark 14:37

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ ἔρχεται καὶ εὑρίσκει αὐτοὺς καθεύδοντας, καὶ λέγει τῷ Πέτρῳ· Σίμων, καθεύδεις; οὐκ ἴσχυσας μίαν ὥραν γρηγορῆσαι;
NIV1984Then he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. "Simon," he said to Peter, "are you asleep? Could you not keep watch for one hour?
TNIVThen he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. "Simon," he said to Peter, "are you asleep? Could you not keep watch for one hour?
NIV2011Then he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. "Simon," he said to Peter, "are you asleep? Couldn't you keep watch for one hour?
Compared to NIV1984Then he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. "Simon," he said to Peter, "are you asleep? CouldCouldn't you not keep watch for one hour?
Compared to TNIVThen he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. "Simon," he said to Peter, "are you asleep? CouldCouldn't you not keep watch for one hour?

Verses where Could was added

2 Kings 4:39

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיֵּצֵ֨א אֶחָ֣ד אֶל־ הַשָּׂדֶה֮ לְלַקֵּ֣ט אֹרֹת֒ וַיִּמְצָא֙ גֶּ֣פֶן שָׂדֶ֔ה וַיְלַקֵּ֥ט מִמֶּ֛נּוּ פַּקֻּעֹ֥ת שָׂדֶ֖ה מְלֹ֣א בִגְד֑וֹ וַיָּבֹ֗א וַיְפַלַּ֛ח אֶל־ סִ֥יר הַנָּזִ֖יד כִּֽי־ לֹ֥א יָדָֽעוּ׃
NIV1984One of them went out into the fields to gather herbs and found a wild vine. He gathered some of its gourds and filled the fold of his cloak. When he returned, he cut them up into the pot of stew, though no one knew what they were.
TNIVOne of them went out into the fields to gather herbs and found a wild vine. He gathered some of its gourds and filled the fold of his cloak. When he returned, he cut them up into the pot of stew, though no one knew what they were.
NIV2011One of them went out into the fields to gather herbs and found a wild vine and picked as many of its gourds as his garment could hold. When he returned, he cut them up into the pot of stew, though no one knew what they were.
Compared to NIV1984One of them went out into the fields to gather herbs and found a wild vine. He gatheredand somepicked as many of its gourds andas filledhis thegarment foldcould of his cloakhold. When he returned, he cut them up into the pot of stew, though no one knew what they were.
Compared to TNIVOne of them went out into the fields to gather herbs and found a wild vine. He gatheredand somepicked as many of its gourds andas filledhis thegarment foldcould of his cloakhold. When he returned, he cut them up into the pot of stew, though no one knew what they were.


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