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

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The word 'Lives' occurs 8 times less often in the NIV2011 (188 times) than it does in the TNIV (196 times). The word 'Lives' was removed in 14 verses, and added in 6 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Lives' 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.

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Verses where Lives was removed

Job 33:22

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַתִּקְרַ֣ב לַשַּׁ֣חַת נַפְשׁ֑וֹ וְ֝חַיָּת֗וֹ לַֽמְמִתִֽים׃
NIV1984His soul draws near to the pit, and his life to the messengers of death.
TNIVThey draw near to the pit, and their lives to the messengers of death.
NIV2011They draw near to the pit, and their life to the messengers of death.
Compared to NIV1984HisThey souldraw draws near to the pit, and histheir life to the messengers of death.
Compared to TNIVThey draw near to the pit, and their liveslife to the messengers of death.

Psalms 37:32

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSצוֹפֶ֣ה רָ֭שָׁע לַצַּדִּ֑יק וּ֝מְבַקֵּ֗שׁ לַהֲמִיתוֹ׃1
NIV1984The wicked lie in wait for the righteous, seeking their very lives;
TNIVThe wicked lie in wait for the righteous, seeking their very lives;
NIV2011The wicked lie in wait for the righteous, intent on putting them to death;
Compared to NIV1984The wicked lie in wait for the righteous, seekingintent theiron veryputting livesthem to death;
Compared to TNIVThe wicked lie in wait for the righteous, seekingintent theiron veryputting livesthem to death;

Proverbs 13:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכֹּ֣פֶר נֶֽפֶשׁ־ אִ֣ישׁ עָשְׁר֑וֹ וְ֝רָ֗שׁ לֹא־ שָׁמַ֥ע גְּעָרָֽה׃
NIV1984A man's riches may ransom his life, but a poor man hears no threat.
TNIVThe rich may be able to ransom their lives, but the poor cannot respond to threatening rebukes.
NIV2011A person's riches may ransom their life, but the poor cannot respond to threatening rebukes.
Compared to NIV1984A manperson's riches may ransom histheir life, but athe poor mancannot hearsrespond noto threatthreatening rebukes.
Compared to TNIVTheA richperson's riches may be able to ransom their liveslife, but the poor cannot respond to threatening rebukes.

Proverbs 19:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSקֹֽנֶה־ לֵּ֭ב אֹהֵ֣ב נַפְשׁ֑וֹ שֹׁמֵ֥ר תְּ֝בוּנָ֗ה לִמְצֹא־ טֽוֹב׃
NIV1984He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; he who cherishes understanding prospers.
TNIVThose who get wisdom love their own lives; those who cherish understanding will soon prosper.
NIV2011The one who gets wisdom loves life; the one who cherishes understanding will soon prosper.
Compared to NIV1984HeThe one who gets wisdom loves his own soullife; hethe one who cherishes understanding prosperswill soon prosper.
Compared to TNIVThoseThe one who getgets wisdom loveloves their own liveslife; thosethe one who cherishcherishes understanding will soon prosper.

Proverbs 19:16

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSשֹׁמֵ֣ר מִ֭צְוָה שֹׁמֵ֣ר נַפְשׁ֑וֹ בּוֹזֵ֖ה דְרָכָ֣יו
NIV1984He who obeys instructions guards his life, but he who is contemptuous of his ways will die.
TNIVThose who obey instructions preserve their lives, but those who are contemptuous of their ways will die.
NIV2011Whoever keeps commandments keeps their life, but whoever shows contempt for their ways will die.
Compared to NIV1984HeWhoever whokeeps obeyscommandments instructionskeeps guardstheir his life, but hewhoever whoshows iscontempt contemptuousfor of histheir ways will die.
Compared to TNIVThoseWhoever whokeeps obeycommandments instructionskeeps preserve their liveslife, but thosewhoever whoshows arecontempt contemptuous offor their ways will die.

Ecclesiastes 5:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
NIV1984He seldom reflects on the days of his life, because God keeps him occupied with gladness of heart.
TNIVThey seldom reflect on the days of their lives, because God keeps them occupied with gladness of heart.
NIV2011They seldom reflect on the days of their life, because God keeps them occupied with gladness of heart.
Compared to NIV1984HeThey seldom reflectsreflect on the days of histheir life, because God keeps himthem occupied with gladness of heart.
Compared to TNIVThey seldom reflect on the days of their liveslife, because God keeps them occupied with gladness of heart.

Jeremiah 19:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוּ֠בַקֹּתִי אֶת־ עֲצַ֨ת יְהוּדָ֤ה וִירוּשָׁלִַ֙ם֙ בַּמָּק֣וֹם הַזֶּ֔ה וְהִפַּלְתִּ֤ים בַּחֶ֙רֶב֙ לִפְנֵ֣י אֹֽיְבֵיהֶ֔ם וּבְיַ֖ד מְבַקְשֵׁ֣י נַפְשָׁ֑ם וְנָתַתִּ֤י אֶת־ נִבְלָתָם֙ לְמַֽאֲכָ֔ל לְע֥וֹף הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וּלְבֶהֱמַ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ׃
NIV1984"'In this place I will ruin the plans of Judah and Jerusalem. I will make them fall by the sword before their enemies, at the hands of those who seek their lives, and I will give their carcasses as food to the birds of the air and the beasts of the earth.
TNIV"'In this place I will ruin the plans of Judah and Jerusalem. I will make them fall by the sword before their enemies, at the hands of those who seek their lives, and I will give their carcasses as food to the birds and the wild animals.
NIV2011"'In this place I will ruin the plans of Judah and Jerusalem. I will make them fall by the sword before their enemies, at the hands of those who want to kill them, and I will give their carcasses as food to the birds and the wild animals.
Compared to NIV1984"'In this place I will ruin the plans of Judah and Jerusalem. I will make them fall by the sword before their enemies, at the hands of those who seekwant theirto liveskill them, and I will give their carcasses as food to the birds of the air and the beastswild of the earthanimals.
Compared to TNIV"'In this place I will ruin the plans of Judah and Jerusalem. I will make them fall by the sword before their enemies, at the hands of those who seekwant theirto liveskill them, and I will give their carcasses as food to the birds and the wild animals.

Jeremiah 21:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְאַחֲרֵי־ כֵ֣ן נְאֻם־ יְהוָ֡ה אֶתֵּ֣ן אֶת־ צִדְקִיָּ֣הוּ מֶֽלֶךְ־ יְהוּדָ֣ה וְאֶת־ עֲבָדָ֣יו ׀ וְאֶת־ הָעָ֡ם וְאֶת־ הַנִּשְׁאָרִים֩ בָּעִ֨יר הַזֹּ֜את מִן־ הַדֶּ֣בֶר ׀ מִן־ הַחֶ֣רֶב וּמִן־ הָרָעָ֗ב בְּיַד֙ נְבוּכַדְרֶאצַּ֣ר מֶֽלֶךְ־ בָּבֶ֔ל וּבְיַד֙ אֹֽיְבֵיהֶ֔ם וּבְיַ֖ד מְבַקְשֵׁ֣י נַפְשָׁ֑ם וְהִכָּ֣ם לְפִי־ חֶ֔רֶב לֹֽא־ יָח֣וּס עֲלֵיהֶ֔ם וְלֹ֥א יַחְמֹ֖ל וְלֹ֥א יְרַחֵֽם׃
NIV1984After that, declares the LORD, I will hand over Zedekiah king of Judah, his officials and the people in this city who survive the plague, sword and famine, to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and to their enemies who seek their lives. He will put them to the sword; he will show them no mercy or pity or compassion.'
TNIVAfter that, declares the LORD, I will give Zedekiah king of Judah, his officials and the people in this city who survive the plague, sword and famine, into the hands of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and to their enemies who seek their lives. He will put them to the sword; he will show them no mercy or pity or compassion.'
NIV2011After that, declares the LORD, I will give Zedekiah king of Judah, his officials and the people in this city who survive the plague, sword and famine, into the hands of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and to their enemies who want to kill them. He will put them to the sword; he will show them no mercy or pity or compassion.'
Compared to NIV1984After that, declares the LORD, I will handgive over Zedekiah king of Judah, his officials and the people in this city who survive the plague, sword and famine, tointo the hands of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and to their enemies who seekwant theirto liveskill them. He will put them to the sword; he will show them no mercy or pity or compassion.'
Compared to TNIVAfter that, declares the LORD, I will give Zedekiah king of Judah, his officials and the people in this city who survive the plague, sword and famine, into the hands of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and to their enemies who seekwant theirto liveskill them. He will put them to the sword; he will show them no mercy or pity or compassion.'

Jeremiah 34:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְנָתַתִּ֤י אוֹתָם֙ בְּיַ֣ד אֹֽיְבֵיהֶ֔ם וּבְיַ֖ד מְבַקְשֵׁ֣י נַפְשָׁ֑ם וְהָיְתָ֤ה נִבְלָתָם֙ לְמַֽאֲכָ֔ל לְע֥וֹף הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וּלְבֶהֱמַ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ׃
NIV1984I will hand over to their enemies who seek their lives. Their dead bodies will become food for the birds of the air and the beasts of the earth.
TNIVI will deliver into the hands of their enemies who seek their lives. Their dead bodies will become food for the birds and the wild animals.
NIV2011I will deliver into the hands of their enemies who want to kill them. Their dead bodies will become food for the birds and the wild animals.
Compared to NIV1984I will handdeliver overinto tothe hands of their enemies who seekwant theirto liveskill them. Their dead bodies will become food for the birds of the air and the beastswild of the earthanimals.
Compared to TNIVI will deliver into the hands of their enemies who seekwant theirto liveskill them. Their dead bodies will become food for the birds and the wild animals.

Jeremiah 34:21

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְאֶת־ צִדְקִיָּ֨הוּ מֶֽלֶךְ־ יְהוּדָ֜ה וְאֶת־ שָׂרָ֗יו אֶתֵּן֙ בְּיַ֣ד אֹֽיְבֵיהֶ֔ם וּבְיַ֖ד מְבַקְשֵׁ֣י נַפְשָׁ֑ם וּבְיַד חֵ֚יל מֶ֣לֶךְ בָּבֶ֔ל הָעֹלִ֖ים מֵעֲלֵיכֶֽם׃
NIV1984"I will hand Zedekiah king of Judah and his officials over to their enemies who seek their lives, to the army of the king of Babylon, which has withdrawn from you.
TNIV"I will deliver Zedekiah king of Judah and his officials into the hands of their enemies who seek their lives, to the army of the king of Babylon, which has withdrawn from you.
NIV2011"I will deliver Zedekiah king of Judah and his officials into the hands of their enemies who want to kill them, to the army of the king of Babylon, which has withdrawn from you.
Compared to NIV1984"I will handdeliver Zedekiah king of Judah and his officials overinto tothe hands of their enemies who seekwant theirto liveskill them, to the army of the king of Babylon, which has withdrawn from you.
Compared to TNIV"I will deliver Zedekiah king of Judah and his officials into the hands of their enemies who seekwant theirto liveskill them, to the army of the king of Babylon, which has withdrawn from you.

Jeremiah 46:26

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס וּנְתַתִּ֗ים בְּיַד֙ מְבַקְשֵׁ֣י נַפְשָׁ֔ם וּבְיַ֛ד נְבֽוּכַדְרֶאצַּ֥ר מֶֽלֶךְ־ בָּבֶ֖ל וּבְיַד־ עֲבָדָ֑יו וְאַחֲרֵי־ כֵ֛ן תִּשְׁכֹּ֥ן כִּֽימֵי־ קֶ֖דֶם נְאֻם־ יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984I will hand them over to those who seek their lives, to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and his officers. Later, however, Egypt will be inhabited as in times past," declares the LORD.
TNIVI will give them into the hands of those who seek their lives--Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and his officers. Later, however, Egypt will be inhabited as in times past," declares the LORD.
NIV2011I will give them into the hands of those who want to kill them--Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and his officers. Later, however, Egypt will be inhabited as in times past," declares the LORD.
Compared to NIV1984I will handgive them overinto tothe hands of those who seekwant their lives, to kill them--Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and his officers. Later, however, Egypt will be inhabited as in times past," declares the LORD.
Compared to TNIVI will give them into the hands of those who seekwant theirto liveskill them--Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and his officers. Later, however, Egypt will be inhabited as in times past," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 49:37

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְהַחְתַּתִּ֣י אֶת־ עֵ֠ילָם לִפְנֵ֨י אֹיְבֵיהֶ֜ם וְלִפְנֵ֣י ׀ מְבַקְשֵׁ֣י נַפְשָׁ֗ם וְהֵבֵאתִ֨י עֲלֵיהֶ֧ם ׀ רָעָ֛ה אֶת־ חֲר֥וֹן אַפִּ֖י נְאֻם־ יְהוָ֑ה וְשִׁלַּחְתִּ֤י אַֽחֲרֵיהֶם֙ אֶת־ הַחֶ֔רֶב עַ֥ד כַּלּוֹתִ֖י אוֹתָֽם׃
NIV1984I will shatter Elam before their foes, before those who seek their lives; I will bring disaster upon them, even my fierce anger," declares the LORD. "I will pursue them with the sword until I have made an end of them.
TNIVI will shatter Elam before their foes, before those who seek their lives; I will bring disaster on them, even my fierce anger," declares the LORD. "I will pursue them with the sword until I have made an end of them.
NIV2011I will shatter Elam before their foes, before those who want to kill them; I will bring disaster on them, even my fierce anger," declares the LORD. "I will pursue them with the sword until I have made an end of them.
Compared to NIV1984I will shatter Elam before their foes, before those who seekwant theirto liveskill them; I will bring disaster uponon them, even my fierce anger," declares the LORD. "I will pursue them with the sword until I have made an end of them.
Compared to TNIVI will shatter Elam before their foes, before those who seekwant theirto liveskill them; I will bring disaster on them, even my fierce anger," declares the LORD. "I will pursue them with the sword until I have made an end of them.

Ezekiel 3:18

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSבְּאָמְרִ֤י לָֽרָשָׁע֙ מ֣וֹת תָּמ֔וּת וְלֹ֣א הִזְהַרְתּ֗וֹ וְלֹ֥א דִבַּ֛רְתָּ לְהַזְהִ֥יר רָשָׁ֛ע מִדַּרְכּ֥וֹ הָרְשָׁעָ֖ה לְחַיֹּת֑וֹ ה֤וּא רָשָׁע֙ בַּעֲוֺנ֣וֹ יָמ֔וּת וְדָמ֖וֹ מִיָּדְךָ֥ אֲבַקֵּֽשׁ׃
NIV1984When I say to a wicked man, 'You will surely die,' and you do not warn him or speak out to dissuade him from his evil ways in order to save his life, that wicked man will die for his sin, and I will hold you accountable for his blood.
TNIVWhen I say to the wicked, 'You will surely die,' and you do not warn them or speak out to dissuade them from their evil ways in order to save their lives, those wicked people will die for their sins, and I will hold you accountable for their blood.
NIV2011When I say to a wicked person, 'You will surely die,' and you do not warn them or speak out to dissuade them from their evil ways in order to save their life, that wicked person will die for their sin, and I will hold you accountable for their blood.
Compared to NIV1984When I say to a wicked manperson, 'You will surely die,' and you do not warn himthem or speak out to dissuade himthem from histheir evil ways in order to save histheir life, that wicked manperson will die for histheir sin, and I will hold you accountable for histheir blood.
Compared to TNIVWhen I say to thea wicked person, 'You will surely die,' and you do not warn them or speak out to dissuade them from their evil ways in order to save their liveslife, thosethat wicked peopleperson will die for their sinssin, and I will hold you accountable for their blood.

Ezekiel 18:27

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוּבְשׁ֣וּב רָשָׁ֗ע מֵֽרִשְׁעָתוֹ֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר עָשָׂ֔ה וַיַּ֥עַשׂ מִשְׁפָּ֖ט וּצְדָקָ֑ה ה֖וּא אֶת־ נַפְשׁ֥וֹ יְחַיֶּֽה׃
NIV1984But if a wicked man turns away from the wickedness he has committed and does what is just and right, he will save his life.
TNIVBut if the wicked turn away from the wickedness they have committed and do what is just and right, they will save their lives.
NIV2011But if a wicked person turns away from the wickedness they have committed and does what is just and right, they will save their life.
Compared to NIV1984But if a wicked manperson turns away from the wickedness hethey hashave committed and does what is just and right, hethey will save histheir life.
Compared to TNIVBut if thea wicked turnperson turns away from the wickedness they have committed and dodoes what is just and right, they will save their liveslife.

Verses where Lives was added

Proverbs 11:30

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSפְּֽרִי־ צַ֭דִּיק עֵ֣ץ חַיִּ֑ים וְלֹקֵ֖חַ נְפָשׂ֣וֹת1 חָכָֽם׃
NIV1984The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he who wins souls is wise.
TNIVThe fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and those who win souls are wise.
NIV2011The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and the one who is wise saves lives.
Compared to NIV1984The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and hethe one who wins souls is wise saves lives.
Compared to TNIVThe fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and thosethe one who winis soulswise aresaves wiselives.

Isaiah 65:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלֹא־ יִֽהְיֶ֨ה מִשָּׁ֜ם ע֗וֹד ע֤וּל יָמִים֙ וְזָקֵ֔ן אֲשֶׁ֥ר לֹֽא־ יְמַלֵּ֖א אֶת־ יָמָ֑יו כִּ֣י הַנַּ֗עַר בֶּן־ מֵאָ֤ה שָׁנָה֙ יָמ֔וּת וְהַ֣חוֹטֶ֔א בֶּן־ מֵאָ֥ה שָׁנָ֖ה יְקֻלָּֽל׃
NIV1984"Never again will there be in it an infant who lives but a few days, or an old man who does not live out his years; he who dies at a hundred will be thought a mere youth; he who fails to reach a hundred will be considered accursed.
TNIV"Never again will there be in it infants who live but a few days, or older people who do not live out their years; those who die at a hundred will be thought mere youths; those who fail to reach a hundred will be considered accursed.
NIV2011"Never again will there be in it an infant who lives but a few days, or an old man who does not live out his years; the one who dies at a hundred will be thought a mere child; the one who fails to reach a hundred will be considered accursed.
Compared to NIV1984"Never again will there be in it an infant who lives but a few days, or an old man who does not live out his years; hethe one who dies at a hundred will be thought a mere youthchild; hethe one who fails to reach a hundred will be considered accursed.
Compared to TNIV"Never again will there be in it infantsan infant who livelives but a few days, or olderan peopleold man who dodoes not live out theirhis years; thosethe one who diedies at a hundred will be thought a mere youthschild; thosethe one who failfails to reach a hundred will be considered accursed.

John 3:21

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ δὲ ποιῶν τὴν ἀλήθειαν ἔρχεται πρὸς τὸ φῶς, ἵνα φανερωθῇ αὐτοῦ τὰ ἔργα ὅτι ἐν θεῷ ἐστιν εἰργασμένα.
NIV1984But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what he has done has been done through God."
TNIVBut those who live by the truth come into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what they have done has been done in the sight of God.
NIV2011But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what they have done has been done in the sight of God.
Compared to NIV1984But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what hethey hashave done has been done throughin the sight of God.".
Compared to TNIVBut thosewhoever wholives live by the truth comecomes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what they have done has been done in the sight of God.

Romans 14:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTΟὐδεὶς γὰρ ἡμῶν ἑαυτῷ ζῇ, καὶ οὐδεὶς ἑαυτῷ ἀποθνῄσκει·
NIV1984For none of us lives to himself alone and none of us dies to himself alone.
TNIVFor we do not live to ourselves alone and we do not die to ourselves alone.
NIV2011For none of us lives for ourselves alone, and none of us dies for ourselves alone.
Compared to NIV1984For none of us lives tofor himselfourselves alone , and none of us dies tofor himselfourselves alone.
Compared to TNIVFor wenone doof notus livelives tofor ourselves alone , and wenone doof notus diedies tofor ourselves alone.

1 John 2:10

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ ἀγαπῶν τὸν ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ ἐν τῷ φωτὶ μένει, καὶ σκάνδαλον ἐν αὐτῷ οὐκ ἔστιν·
NIV1984Whoever loves his brother lives in the light, and there is nothing in him to make him stumble.
TNIVThose who love their fellow believers live in the light, and there is nothing in them to make them stumble.
NIV2011Anyone who loves their brother and sister lives in the light, and there is nothing in them to make them stumble.
Compared to NIV1984WhoeverAnyone who loves histheir brother and sister lives in the light, and there is nothing in himthem to make himthem stumble.
Compared to TNIVThoseAnyone who loveloves their fellowbrother believersand livesister lives in the light, and there is nothing in them to make them stumble.

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.


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