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

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The word 'Listen' occurs 1 times less often in the NIV2011 (354 times) than it does in the TNIV (355 times). The word 'Listen' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Listen' 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 NIV20113100.0%

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

Verses where Listen was removed

Isaiah 1:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוּבְפָרִשְׂכֶ֣ם כַּפֵּיכֶ֗ם אַעְלִ֤ים עֵינַי֙ מִכֶּ֔ם גַּ֛ם כִּֽי־ תַרְבּ֥וּ תְפִלָּ֖ה אֵינֶ֣נִּי שֹׁמֵ֑עַ יְדֵיכֶ֖ם דָּמִ֥ים מָלֵֽאוּ׃
NIV1984When you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide my eyes from you; even if you offer many prayers, I will not listen. Your hands are full of blood;
TNIVWhen you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide my eyes from you; even if you offer many prayers, I will not listen. Your hands are full of blood;
NIV2011When you spread out your hands in prayer, I hide my eyes from you; even when you offer many prayers, I am not listening. Your hands are full of blood!
Compared to NIV1984When you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide my eyes from you; even ifwhen you offer many prayers, I willam not listenlistening. Your hands are full of blood;!
Compared to TNIVWhen you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide my eyes from you; even ifwhen you offer many prayers, I willam not listenlistening. Your hands are full of blood;!

James 1:23

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὅτι εἴ τις ἀκροατὴς λόγου ἐστὶν καὶ οὐ ποιητής, οὗτος ἔοικεν ἀνδρὶ κατανοοῦντι τὸ πρόσωπον τῆς γενέσεως αὐτοῦ ἐν ἐσόπτρῳ,
NIV1984Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like a man who looks at his face in a mirror
TNIVThose who listen to the word but do not do what it says are like people who look at their faces in a mirror
NIV2011Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like someone who looks at his face in a mirror
Compared to NIV1984Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like a mansomeone who looks at his face in a mirror
Compared to TNIVThoseAnyone who listenlistens to the word but dodoes not do what it says areis like peoplesomeone who looklooks at theirhis facesface in a mirror

Verses where Listen was added

Isaiah 42:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSרַבּ֖וֹת וְלֹ֣א תִשְׁמֹ֑ר פָּק֥וֹחַ אָזְנַ֖יִם וְלֹ֥א יִשְׁמָֽע׃
NIV1984You have seen many things, but have paid no attention; your ears are open, but you hear nothing."
TNIVYou have seen many things, but have paid no attention; your ears are open, but you hear nothing."
NIV2011You have seen many things, but you pay no attention; your ears are open, but you do not listen."
Compared to NIV1984You have seen many things, but haveyou paidpay no attention; your ears are open, but you heardo nothingnot listen."
Compared to TNIVYou have seen many things, but haveyou paidpay no attention; your ears are open, but you heardo nothingnot listen."


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