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

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The word 'Keep' occurs 11 times less often in the NIV2011 (342 times) than it does in the TNIV (353 times). The word 'Keep' was removed in 11 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Keep' 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 NIV201112100.0%

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

Verses where Keep was removed

Psalms 15:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSנִבְזֶ֤ה ׀ בְּֽעֵ֘ינָ֤יו נִמְאָ֗ס וְאֶת־ יִרְאֵ֣י יְהוָ֣ה יְכַבֵּ֑ד נִשְׁבַּ֥ע לְ֝הָרַ֗ע וְלֹ֣א יָמִֽר׃
NIV1984who despises a vile man but honors those who fear the LORD, who keeps his oath even when it hurts,
TNIVwho despise those whose ways are vile but honor whoever fears the LORD; who keep their oaths even when it hurts;
NIV2011who despises a vile person but honors those who fear the LORD; who keeps an oath even when it hurts, and does not change their mind;
Compared to NIV1984who despises a vile manperson but honors those who fear the LORD, ; who keeps hisan oath even when it hurts,, and does not change their mind;
Compared to TNIVwho despisedespises thosea whose ways are vile person but honorhonors whoeverthose fearswho fear the LORD; who keepkeeps theiran oathsoath even when it hurts, and does not change their mind;

Psalms 119:9

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSבַּמֶּ֣ה יְזַכֶּה־ נַּ֭עַר אֶת־ אָרְח֑וֹ לִ֝שְׁמֹ֗ר כִּדְבָרֶֽךָ׃
NIV1984How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word.
TNIVHow can those who are young keep their way pure? By living according to your word.
NIV2011How can a young person stay on the path of purity? By living according to your word.
Compared to NIV1984How can a young manperson keepstay hison waythe purepath of purity? By living according to your word.
Compared to TNIVHow can thosea whoyoung areperson youngstay keepon theirthe waypath pureof purity? By living according to your word.

Proverbs 11:13

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSהוֹלֵ֣ךְ רָ֭כִיל מְגַלֶּה־ סּ֑וֹד וְנֶאֱמַן־ ר֝֗וּחַ מְכַסֶּ֥ה דָבָֽר׃
NIV1984A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy man keeps a secret.
TNIVGossips betray a confidence, but the trustworthy keep a secret.
NIV2011A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy person keeps a secret.
Compared to NIV1984A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy manperson keeps a secret.
Compared to TNIVGossipsA betraygossip betrays a confidence, but thea trustworthy keepperson keeps a secret.

Proverbs 15:21

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאִ֭וֶּלֶת שִׂמְחָ֣ה לַחֲסַר־ לֵ֑ב וְאִ֥ישׁ תְּ֝בוּנָ֗ה יְיַשֶּׁר־ לָֽכֶת׃
NIV1984Folly delights a man who lacks judgment, but a man of understanding keeps a straight course.
TNIVFolly brings joy to those who have no sense, but those who have understanding keep a straight course.
NIV2011Folly brings joy to one who has no sense, but whoever has understanding keeps a straight course.
Compared to NIV1984Folly delightsbrings ajoy manto one who lackshas judgmentno sense, but awhoever man ofhas understanding keeps a straight course.
Compared to TNIVFolly brings joy to thoseone who havehas no sense, but thosewhoever whohas have understanding keepkeeps a straight course.

Isaiah 56:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס אַשְׁרֵ֤י אֱנוֹשׁ֙ יַעֲשֶׂה־ זֹּ֔את וּבֶן־ אָדָ֖ם יַחֲזִ֣יק בָּ֑הּ שֹׁמֵ֤ר שַׁבָּת֙ מֵֽחַלְּל֔וֹ וְשֹׁמֵ֥ר יָד֖וֹ מֵעֲשׂ֥וֹת כָּל־ רָֽע׃
NIV1984Blessed is the man who does this, the man who holds it fast, who keeps the Sabbath without desecrating it, and keeps his hand from doing any evil."
TNIVBlessed are those who do this-- who hold it fast, those who keep the Sabbath without desecrating it, and keep their hands from doing any evil."
NIV2011Blessed is the one who does this-- the person who holds it fast, who keeps the Sabbath without desecrating it, and keeps their hands from doing any evil."
Compared to NIV1984Blessed is the manone who does this, -- the manperson who holds it fast, who keeps the Sabbath without desecrating it, and keeps histheir handhands from doing any evil."
Compared to TNIVBlessed areis thosethe one who dodoes this-- the person who holdholds it fast, those who keepkeeps the Sabbath without desecrating it, and keepkeeps their hands from doing any evil."

Jeremiah 48:10

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאָר֗וּר עֹשֶׂ֛ה מְלֶ֥אכֶת יְהוָ֖ה רְמִיָּ֑ה וְאָר֕וּר מֹנֵ֥עַ חַרְבּ֖וֹ מִדָּֽם׃
NIV1984"A curse on him who is lax in doing the LORD's work! A curse on him who keeps his sword from bloodshed!
TNIV"A curse on those who are lax in doing the LORD's work! A curse on those who keep their swords from bloodshed!
NIV2011"A curse on anyone who is lax in doing the LORD's work! A curse on anyone who keeps their sword from bloodshed!
Compared to NIV1984"A curse on himanyone who is lax in doing the LORD's work! A curse on himanyone who keeps histheir sword from bloodshed!
Compared to TNIV"A curse on thoseanyone who areis lax in doing the LORD's work! A curse on thoseanyone who keepkeeps their swordssword from bloodshed!

Ezekiel 18:21

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְהָרָשָׁ֗ע כִּ֤י יָשׁוּב֙ מִכָּל־ אֲשֶׁ֣ר עָשָׂ֔ה וְשָׁמַר֙ אֶת־ כָּל־ חֻקּוֹתַ֔י וְעָשָׂ֥ה מִשְׁפָּ֖ט וּצְדָקָ֑ה חָיֹ֥ה יִחְיֶ֖ה לֹ֥א יָמֽוּת׃
NIV1984"But if a wicked man turns away from all the sins he has committed and keeps all my decrees and does what is just and right, he will surely live; he will not die.
TNIV"But if the wicked turn away from all the sins they have committed and keep all my decrees and do what is just and right, they will surely live; they will not die.
NIV2011"But if a wicked person turns away from all the sins they have committed and keeps all my decrees and does what is just and right, that person will surely live; they will not die.
Compared to NIV1984"But if a wicked manperson turns away from all the sins hethey hashave committed and keeps all my decrees and does what is just and right, hethat person will surely live; hethey will not die.
Compared to TNIV"But if thea wicked turnperson turns away from all the sins they have committed and keepkeeps all my decrees and dodoes what is just and right, theythat person will surely live; they will not die.

Galatians 5:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTεἰ δὲ ἀλλήλους δάκνετε καὶ κατεσθίετε, βλέπετε μὴ ὑπ’ ἀλλήλων ἀναλωθῆτε.
NIV1984If you keep on biting and devouring each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.
TNIVIf you keep on biting and devouring each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.
NIV2011If you bite and devour each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.
Compared to NIV1984If you keepbite on biting and devouringdevour each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.
Compared to TNIVIf you keepbite on biting and devouringdevour each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.

1 John 3:24

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ ὁ τηρῶν τὰς ἐντολὰς αὐτοῦ ἐν αὐτῷ μένει καὶ αὐτὸς ἐν αὐτῷ· καὶ ἐν τούτῳ γινώσκομεν ὅτι μένει ἐν ἡμῖν, ἐκ τοῦ πνεύματος οὗ ἡμῖν ἔδωκεν.
NIV1984Those who obey his commands live in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us.
TNIVThose who keep his commands live in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us.
NIV2011The one who keeps God's commands lives in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us.
Compared to NIV1984ThoseThe one who obeykeeps hisGod's commands livelives in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us.
Compared to TNIVThoseThe one who keepkeeps hisGod's commands livelives in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us.

Revelation 16:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἸδοὺ ἔρχομαι ὡς κλέπτης. μακάριος ὁ γρηγορῶν καὶ τηρῶν τὰ ἱμάτια αὐτοῦ, ἵνα μὴ γυμνὸς περιπατῇ καὶ βλέπωσιν τὴν ἀσχημοσύνην αὐτοῦ —
NIV1984"Behold, I come like a thief! Blessed is he who stays awake and keeps his clothes with him, so that he may not go naked and be shamefully exposed."
TNIV"Look, I come like a thief! Blessed are those who stay awake and keep their clothes on, so that they may not go naked and be shamefully exposed."
NIV2011"Look, I come like a thief! Blessed is the one who stays awake and remains clothed, so as not to go naked and be shamefully exposed."
Compared to NIV1984"BeholdLook, I come like a thief! Blessed is hethe one who stays awake and keepsremains his clothes with himclothed, so thatas he may not to go naked and be shamefully exposed."
Compared to TNIV"Look, I come like a thief! Blessed areis thosethe one who staystays awake and keepremains their clothes onclothed, so thatas they may not to go naked and be shamefully exposed."

Revelation 22:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ ἰδοὺ ἔρχομαι ταχύ· μακάριος ὁ τηρῶν τοὺς λόγους τῆς προφητείας τοῦ βιβλίου τούτου.
NIV1984"Behold, I am coming soon! Blessed is he who keeps the words of the prophecy in this book."
TNIV"Look, I am coming soon! Blessed are those who keep the words of the prophecy in this scroll."
NIV2011"Look, I am coming soon! Blessed is the one who keeps the words of the prophecy written in this scroll."
Compared to NIV1984"BeholdLook, I am coming soon! Blessed is hethe one who keeps the words of the prophecy written in this bookscroll."
Compared to TNIV"Look, I am coming soon! Blessed areis thosethe one who keepkeeps the words of the prophecy written in this scroll."

Verses where Keep was added

Amos 9:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְאִם־ יֵלְכ֤וּ בַשְּׁבִי֙ לִפְנֵ֣י אֹֽיבֵיהֶ֔ם1 מִשָּׁ֛ם אֲצַוֶּ֥ה אֶת־ הַחֶ֖רֶב וַהֲרָגָ֑תַם וְשַׂמְתִּ֨י עֵינִ֧י עֲלֵיהֶ֛ם לְרָעָ֖ה וְלֹ֥א לְטוֹבָֽה׃
NIV1984Though they are driven into exile by their enemies, there I will command the sword to slay them. I will fix my eyes upon them for evil and not for good."
TNIVThough they are driven into exile by their enemies, there I will command the sword to slay them. "I will fix my eyes on them for evil and not for good."
NIV2011Though they are driven into exile by their enemies, there I will command the sword to slay them. "I will keep my eye on them for harm and not for good."
Compared to NIV1984Though they are driven into exile by their enemies, there I will command the sword to slay them. . "I will fixkeep my eyeseye uponon them for evilharm and not for good."
Compared to TNIVThough they are driven into exile by their enemies, there I will command the sword to slay them. "I will fixkeep my eyeseye on them for evilharm and not for good."


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