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

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The word 'Hears' occurs 9 times more often in the NIV2011 (51 times) than it does in the TNIV (42 times). The word 'Hears' was removed in 0 verses, and added in 9 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Hears' 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
Uses NIV1984 text111.1%
New text in NIV2011888.9%

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

Verses where Hears was added

Deuteronomy 29:19

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלֹא־ יֹאבֶ֣ה יְהוָה֮ סְלֹ֣חַֽ לוֹ֒ כִּ֣י אָ֠ז יֶעְשַׁ֨ן אַף־ יְהוָ֤ה וְקִנְאָתוֹ֙ בָּאִ֣ישׁ הַה֔וּא וְרָ֤בְצָה בּוֹ֙ כָּל־ הָ֣אָלָ֔ה הַכְּתוּבָ֖ה בַּסֵּ֣פֶר הַזֶּ֑ה וּמָחָ֤ה יְהוָה֙ אֶת־ שְׁמ֔וֹ מִתַּ֖חַת הַשָּׁמָֽיִם׃
NIV1984When such a person hears the words of this oath, he invokes a blessing on himself and therefore thinks, "I will be safe, even though I persist in going my own way." This will bring disaster on the watered land as well as the dry.
TNIVWhen such persons hear the words of this oath and invoke a blessing on themselves, thinking, "I will be safe, even though I persist in going my own way," they will bring disaster on the watered land as well as the dry.
NIV2011When such a person hears the words of this oath and they invoke a blessing on themselves, thinking, "I will be safe, even though I persist in going my own way," they will bring disaster on the watered land as well as the dry.
Compared to NIV1984When such a person hears the words of this oath, he invokesand they invoke a blessing on himself and therefore thinksthemselves, thinking, "I will be safe, even though I persist in going my own way." This," they will bring disaster on the watered land as well as the dry.
Compared to TNIVWhen such personsa hearperson hears the words of this oath and they invoke a blessing on themselves, thinking, "I will be safe, even though I persist in going my own way," they will bring disaster on the watered land as well as the dry.

Matthew 13:19

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTπαντὸς ἀκούοντος τὸν λόγον τῆς βασιλείας καὶ μὴ συνιέντος, ἔρχεται ὁ πονηρὸς καὶ ἁρπάζει τὸ ἐσπαρμένον ἐν τῇ καρδίᾳ αὐτοῦ· οὗτός ἐστιν ὁ παρὰ τὴν ὁδὸν σπαρείς.
NIV1984When anyone hears the message about the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what was sown in his heart. This is the seed sown along the path.
TNIVWhen people hear the message about the kingdom and do not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what was sown in their hearts. This is the seed sown along the path.
NIV2011When anyone hears the message about the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what was sown in their heart. This is the seed sown along the path.
Compared to NIV1984When anyone hears the message about the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what was sown in histheir heart. This is the seed sown along the path.
Compared to TNIVWhen peopleanyone hearhears the message about the kingdom and dodoes not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what was sown in their heartsheart. This is the seed sown along the path.

Matthew 13:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ δὲ ἐπὶ τὰ πετρώδη σπαρείς, οὗτός ἐστιν ὁ τὸν λόγον ἀκούων καὶ εὐθὺς μετὰ χαρᾶς λαμβάνων αὐτόν,
NIV1984The one who received the seed that fell on rocky places is the man who hears the word and at once receives it with joy.
TNIVThe seed falling on rocky ground refers to people who hear the word and at once receive it with joy.
NIV2011The seed falling on rocky ground refers to someone who hears the word and at once receives it with joy.
Compared to NIV1984The one who received the seed thatfalling fell on rocky placesground isrefers theto mansomeone who hears the word and at once receives it with joy.
Compared to TNIVThe seed falling on rocky ground refers to peoplesomeone who hearhears the word and at once receivereceives it with joy.

Matthew 13:22

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ δὲ εἰς τὰς ἀκάνθας σπαρείς, οὗτός ἐστιν ὁ τὸν λόγον ἀκούων, καὶ ἡ μέριμνα τοῦ αἰῶνος ⸀τούτου καὶ ἡ ἀπάτη τοῦ πλούτου συμπνίγει τὸν λόγον, καὶ ἄκαρπος γίνεται.
SBLGNT apparatusτούτου RP ] – WH Treg NIV
NIV1984The one who received the seed that fell among the thorns is the man who hears the word, but the worries of this life and the deceitfulness of wealth choke it, making it unfruitful.
TNIVThe seed falling among the thorns refers to people who hear the word, but the worries of this life and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word, making it unfruitful.
NIV2011The seed falling among the thorns refers to someone who hears the word, but the worries of this life and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word, making it unfruitful.
Compared to NIV1984The one who received the seed thatfalling fell among the thorns isrefers theto mansomeone who hears the word, but the worries of this life and the deceitfulness of wealth choke itthe word, making it unfruitful.
Compared to TNIVThe seed falling among the thorns refers to peoplesomeone who hearhears the word, but the worries of this life and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word, making it unfruitful.

Matthew 13:23

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ δὲ ἐπὶ τὴν ⸂καλὴν γῆν⸃ σπαρείς, οὗτός ἐστιν ὁ τὸν λόγον ἀκούων καὶ ⸀συνιείς, ὃς δὴ καρποφορεῖ καὶ ποιεῖ ὃ μὲν ἑκατὸν ὃ δὲ ἑξήκοντα ὃ δὲ τριάκοντα.
SBLGNT apparatusκαλὴν γῆν WH Treg NIV ] γῆν τὴν καλὴν RP • συνιείς WH Treg NIV ] συνιών RP
NIV1984But the one who received the seed that fell on good soil is the man who hears the word and understands it. He produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown."
TNIVBut the seed falling on good soil refers to people who hear the word and understand it. They produce a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown."
NIV2011But the seed falling on good soil refers to someone who hears the word and understands it. This is the one who produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown."
Compared to NIV1984But the one who received the seed thatfalling fell on good soil isrefers theto mansomeone who hears the word and understands it. HeThis is the one who produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown."
Compared to TNIVBut the seed falling on good soil refers to peoplesomeone who hearhears the word and understandunderstands it. TheyThis produceis the one who produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown."

Luke 6:47

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTπᾶς ὁ ἐρχόμενος πρός με καὶ ἀκούων μου τῶν λόγων καὶ ποιῶν αὐτούς, ὑποδείξω ὑμῖν τίνι ἐστὶν ὅμοιος·
NIV1984I will show you what he is like who comes to me and hears my words and puts them into practice.
TNIVAs for those who come to me and hear my words and put them into practice, I will show you what they are like.
NIV2011As for everyone who comes to me and hears my words and puts them into practice, I will show you what they are like.
Compared to NIV1984IAs willfor showeveryone you what he is like who comes to me and hears my words and puts them into practice, I will show you what they are like.
Compared to TNIVAs for thoseeveryone who comecomes to me and hearhears my words and putputs them into practice, I will show you what they are like.

Luke 6:49

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
SBLGNTὁ δὲ ἀκούσας καὶ μὴ ποιήσας ὅμοιός ἐστιν ἀνθρώπῳ οἰκοδομήσαντι οἰκίαν ἐπὶ τὴν γῆν χωρὶς θεμελίου, ᾗ προσέρηξεν ὁ ποταμός, καὶ ⸂εὐθὺς συνέπεσεν⸃, καὶ ἐγένετο τὸ ῥῆγμα τῆς οἰκίας ἐκείνης μέγα.
SBLGNT apparatusεὐθὺς συνέπεσεν WH Treg NIV ] εὐθὲως ἔπεσεν RP
NIV1984But the one who hears my words and does not put them into practice is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation. The moment the torrent struck that house, it collapsed and its destruction was complete."
TNIVBut those who hear my words and do not put them into practice are like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation. The moment the torrent struck that house, it collapsed and its destruction was complete."
NIV2011But the one who hears my words and does not put them into practice is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation. The moment the torrent struck that house, it collapsed and its destruction was complete."
Compared to NIV1984But the one who hears my words and does not put them into practice is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation. The moment the torrent struck that house, it collapsed and its destruction was complete."
Compared to TNIVBut thosethe one who hearhears my words and dodoes not put them into practice areis like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation. The moment the torrent struck that house, it collapsed and its destruction was complete."

John 12:47

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ ἐάν τίς μου ἀκούσῃ τῶν ῥημάτων καὶ μὴ ⸀φυλάξῃ, ἐγὼ οὐ κρίνω αὐτόν, οὐ γὰρ ἦλθον ἵνα κρίνω τὸν κόσμον ἀλλ’ ἵνα σώσω τὸν κόσμον.
SBLGNT apparatusφυλάξῃ WH Treg NIV ] πιστεύσῃ RP
NIV1984"As for the person who hears my words but does not keep them, I do not judge him. For I did not come to judge the world, but to save it.
TNIV"As for those who hear my words but do not keep them, I do not judge them. For I did not come to judge the world, but to save the world.
NIV2011"If anyone hears my words but does not keep them, I do not judge that person. For I did not come to judge the world, but to save the world.
Compared to NIV1984"AsIf foranyone the person who hears my words but does not keep them, I do not judge himthat person. For I did not come to judge the world, but to save itthe world.
Compared to TNIV"AsIf foranyone thosehears who hear my words but dodoes not keep them, I do not judge themthat person. For I did not come to judge the world, but to save the world.

Revelation 22:17

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ τὸ πνεῦμα καὶ ἡ νύμφη λέγουσιν· Ἔρχου· καὶ ὁ ἀκούων εἰπάτω· Ἔρχου· καὶ ὁ διψῶν ἐρχέσθω, ὁ θέλων λαβέτω ὕδωρ ζωῆς δωρεάν.
NIV1984The Spirit and the bride say, "Come!" And let him who hears say, "Come!" Whoever is thirsty, let him come; and whoever wishes, let him take the free gift of the water of life.
TNIVThe Spirit and the bride say, "Come!" And let those who hear say, "Come!" Let those who are thirsty come; and let all who wish take the free gift of the water of life.
NIV2011The Spirit and the bride say, "Come!" And let the one who hears say, "Come!" Let the one who is thirsty come; and let the one who wishes take the free gift of the water of life.
Compared to NIV1984The Spirit and the bride say, "Come!" And let himthe one who hears say, "Come!" WhoeverLet the one who is thirsty, let him come; and whoever wishes, let himthe one who wishes take the free gift of the water of life.
Compared to TNIVThe Spirit and the bride say, "Come!" And let thosethe one who hearhears say, "Come!" Let thosethe one who areis thirsty come; and let allthe one who wishwishes take the free gift of the water of life.


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