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

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The word 'Prophets' occurs 7 times less often in the NIV2011 (248 times) than it does in the TNIV (255 times). The word 'Prophets' was removed in 9 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Prophets' 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 text19.1%
New text in NIV20111090.9%

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

Verses where Prophets was removed

Numbers 12:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיֹּ֖אמֶר שִׁמְעוּ־ נָ֣א דְבָרָ֑י אִם־ יִֽהְיֶה֙ נְבִ֣יאֲכֶ֔ם יְהוָ֗ה בַּמַּרְאָה֙ אֵלָ֣יו אֶתְוַדָּ֔ע בַּחֲל֖וֹם אֲדַבֶּר־ בּֽוֹ׃
NIV1984he said, "Listen to my words: "When a prophet of the LORD is among you, I reveal myself to him in visions, I speak to him in dreams.
TNIVhe said, "Listen to my words: "When there are prophets of the LORD among you, I reveal myself to them in visions, I speak to them in dreams.
NIV2011he said, "Listen to my words: "When there is a prophet among you, I, the LORD, reveal myself to them in visions, I speak to them in dreams.
Compared to NIV1984he said, "Listen to my words: "When there is a prophet of the LORD is among you, I, the LORD, reveal myself to himthem in visions, I speak to himthem in dreams.
Compared to TNIVhe said, "Listen to my words: "When there areis prophetsa ofprophet the LORD among you, I, the LORD, reveal myself to them in visions, I speak to them in dreams.

Jeremiah 23:28

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSהַנָּבִ֞יא אֲשֶׁר־ אִתּ֤וֹ חֲלוֹם֙ יְסַפֵּ֣ר חֲל֔וֹם וַאֲשֶׁ֤ר דְּבָרִי֙ אִתּ֔וֹ יְדַבֵּ֥ר דְּבָרִ֖י אֱמֶ֑ת מַה־ לַתֶּ֥בֶן אֶת־ הַבָּ֖ר נְאֻם־ יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984Let the prophet who has a dream tell his dream, but let the one who has my word speak it faithfully. For what has straw to do with grain?" declares the LORD.
TNIVLet the prophets who have dreams tell their dreams, but let the one who has my word speak it faithfully. For what has straw to do with grain?" declares the LORD.
NIV2011Let the prophet who has a dream recount the dream, but let the one who has my word speak it faithfully. For what has straw to do with grain?" declares the LORD.
Compared to NIV1984Let the prophet who has a dream tellrecount histhe dream, but let the one who has my word speak it faithfully. For what has straw to do with grain?" declares the LORD.
Compared to TNIVLet the prophetsprophet who havehas dreamsa telldream theirrecount dreamsthe dream, but let the one who has my word speak it faithfully. For what has straw to do with grain?" declares the LORD.

Micah 2:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלוּ־ אִ֞ישׁ הֹלֵ֥ךְ ר֙וּחַ֙ וָשֶׁ֣קֶר כִּזֵּ֔ב אַטִּ֣ף לְךָ֔ לַיַּ֖יִן וְלַשֵּׁכָ֑ר וְהָיָ֥ה מַטִּ֖יף הָעָ֥ם הַזֶּֽה׃
NIV1984If a liar and deceiver comes and says, 'I will prophesy for you plenty of wine and beer,' he would be just the prophet for this people!
TNIVIf liars and deceivers come and say, 'We will prophesy for you plenty of wine and beer,' they would be just the prophets for this people!
NIV2011If a liar and deceiver comes and says, 'I will prophesy for you plenty of wine and beer,' that would be just the prophet for this people!
Compared to NIV1984If a liar and deceiver comes and says, 'I will prophesy for you plenty of wine and beer,' hethat would be just the prophet for this people!
Compared to TNIVIf liarsa liar and deceiversdeceiver comecomes and saysays, 'WeI will prophesy for you plenty of wine and beer,' theythat would be just the prophetsprophet for this people!

Zechariah 13:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְהָיָ֣ה ׀ בַּיּ֣וֹם הַה֗וּא יֵבֹ֧שׁוּ הַנְּבִיאִ֛ים אִ֥ישׁ מֵחֶזְיֹנ֖וֹ בְּהִנָּֽבְאֹת֑וֹ וְלֹ֧א יִלְבְּשׁ֛וּ אַדֶּ֥רֶת שֵׂעָ֖ר לְמַ֥עַן כַּחֵֽשׁ׃
NIV1984"On that day every prophet will be ashamed of his prophetic vision. He will not put on a prophet's garment of hair in order to deceive.
TNIV"On that day the prophets will all be ashamed of their prophetic visions. They will not put on a prophet's garment of hair in order to deceive.
NIV2011"On that day every prophet will be ashamed of their prophetic vision. They will not put on a prophet's garment of hair in order to deceive.
Compared to NIV1984"On that day every prophet will be ashamed of histheir prophetic vision. HeThey will not put on a prophet's garment of hair in order to deceive.
Compared to TNIV"On that day theevery prophetsprophet will all be ashamed of their prophetic visionsvision. They will not put on a prophet's garment of hair in order to deceive.

Matthew 13:57

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ ἐσκανδαλίζοντο ἐν αὐτῷ. ὁ δὲ Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν αὐτοῖς· Οὐκ ἔστιν προφήτης ἄτιμος εἰ μὴ ἐν τῇ ⸀πατρίδι καὶ ἐν τῇ οἰκίᾳ αὐτοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusπατρίδι WH Treg NIV ] + αὐτοῦ RP
NIV1984And they took offense at him. But Jesus said to them, "Only in his hometown and in his own house is a prophet without honor."
TNIVAnd they took offense at him. But Jesus said to them, "Only in their own towns and in their own homes are prophets without honor."
NIV2011And they took offense at him. But Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his own town and in his own home."
Compared to NIV1984And they took offense at him. But Jesus said to them, "OnlyA inprophet hisis hometownnot andwithout honor except in his own housetown isand ain prophethis withoutown honorhome."
Compared to TNIVAnd they took offense at him. But Jesus said to them, "OnlyA inprophet theiris ownnot townswithout andhonor except in theirhis own homestown areand prophetsin withouthis honorown home."

Mark 6:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNT⸂καὶ ἔλεγεν⸃ αὐτοῖς ὁ Ἰησοῦς ὅτι Οὐκ ἔστιν προφήτης ἄτιμος εἰ μὴ ἐν τῇ πατρίδι αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐν τοῖς ⸂συγγενεῦσιν αὐτοῦ⸃ καὶ ἐν τῇ οἰκίᾳ αὐτοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusκαὶ ἔλεγεν WH Treg NIV ] Ἔλεγεν δὲ RP • συγγενεῦσιν αὐτοῦ WH Treg NIV ] συγγενέσιν RP
NIV1984Jesus said to them, "Only in his hometown, among his relatives and in his own house is a prophet without honor."
TNIVJesus said to them, "Only in their own towns, among their relatives and in their own homes are prophets without honor."
NIV2011Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his own town, among his relatives and in his own home."
Compared to NIV1984Jesus said to them, "OnlyA prophet is not without honor except in his hometownown town, among his relatives and in his own house is a prophet without honorhome."
Compared to TNIVJesus said to them, "OnlyA prophet is not without honor except in theirhis own townstown, among theirhis relatives and in theirhis own homes are prophets without honorhome."

Luke 4:24

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTεἶπεν δέ· Ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι οὐδεὶς προφήτης δεκτός ἐστιν ἐν τῇ πατρίδι αὐτοῦ.
NIV1984"I tell you the truth," he continued, "no prophet is accepted in his hometown.
TNIV"Truly I tell you," he continued, "prophets are not accepted in their hometowns.
NIV2011"Truly I tell you," he continued, "no prophet is accepted in his hometown.
Compared to NIV1984"Truly I tell you the truth," he continued, "no prophet is accepted in his hometown.
Compared to TNIV"Truly I tell you," he continued, "prophetsno areprophet notis accepted in theirhis hometownshometown.

John 4:44

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
SBLGNTαὐτὸς ⸀γὰρ Ἰησοῦς ἐμαρτύρησεν ὅτι προφήτης ἐν τῇ ἰδίᾳ πατρίδι τιμὴν οὐκ ἔχει.
SBLGNT apparatusγὰρ WH Treg NIV ] + ὁ RP
NIV1984(Now Jesus himself had pointed out that a prophet has no honor in his own country.)
TNIV(Now Jesus himself had pointed out that prophets have no honor in their own country.)
NIV2011(Now Jesus himself had pointed out that a prophet has no honor in his own country.)
Compared to NIV1984(Now Jesus himself had pointed out that a prophet has no honor in his own country.)
Compared to TNIV(Now Jesus himself had pointed out that prophetsa haveprophet has no honor in theirhis own country.)

1 Corinthians 14:37

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTΕἴ τις δοκεῖ προφήτης εἶναι ἢ πνευματικός, ἐπιγινωσκέτω ἃ γράφω ὑμῖν ὅτι κυρίου ⸀ἐστὶν·
SBLGNT apparatusἐστὶν Holmes ] ἐστὶν ἐντολή WH Treg NIV; εἰσὶν ἐντολαί RP
NIV1984If anybody thinks he is a prophet or spiritually gifted, let him acknowledge that what I am writing to you is the Lord's command.
TNIVIf any think they are prophets or otherwise gifted by the Spirit, let them acknowledge that what I am writing to you is the Lord's command.
NIV2011If anyone thinks they are a prophet or otherwise gifted by the Spirit, let them acknowledge that what I am writing to you is the Lord's command.
Compared to NIV1984If anybodyanyone thinks hethey isare a prophet or spirituallyotherwise gifted by the Spirit, let himthem acknowledge that what I am writing to you is the Lord's command.
Compared to TNIVIf anyanyone thinkthinks they are prophetsa prophet or otherwise gifted by the Spirit, let them acknowledge that what I am writing to you is the Lord's command.

Verses where Prophets was added

2 Kings 4:38

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוֶאֱלִישָׁ֞ע שָׁ֤ב הַגִּלְגָּ֙לָה֙ וְהָרָעָ֣ב בָּאָ֔רֶץ וּבְנֵי֙ הַנְּבִיאִ֔ים יֹשְׁבִ֖ים לְפָנָ֑יו וַיֹּ֣אמֶר לְנַעֲר֗וֹ שְׁפֹת֙ הַסִּ֣יר הַגְּדוֹלָ֔ה וּבַשֵּׁ֥ל נָזִ֖יד לִבְנֵ֥י הַנְּבִיאִֽים׃
NIV1984Elisha returned to Gilgal and there was a famine in that region. While the company of the prophets was meeting with him, he said to his servant, "Put on the large pot and cook some stew for these men."
TNIVElisha returned to Gilgal and there was a famine in that region. While the company of the prophets was meeting with him, he said to his servant, "Put on the large pot and cook some stew for this company."
NIV2011Elisha returned to Gilgal and there was a famine in that region. While the company of the prophets was meeting with him, he said to his servant, "Put on the large pot and cook some stew for these prophets."
Compared to NIV1984Elisha returned to Gilgal and there was a famine in that region. While the company of the prophets was meeting with him, he said to his servant, "Put on the large pot and cook some stew for these menprophets."
Compared to TNIVElisha returned to Gilgal and there was a famine in that region. While the company of the prophets was meeting with him, he said to his servant, "Put on the large pot and cook some stew for thisthese companyprophets."

Hosea 11:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְחָלָ֥ה חֶ֙רֶב֙ בְּעָרָ֔יו וְכִלְּתָ֥ה בַדָּ֖יו וְאָכָ֑לָה מִֽמֹּעֲצ֖וֹתֵיהֶֽם׃
NIV1984Swords will flash in their cities, will destroy the bars of their gates and put an end to their plans.
TNIVSwords will flash in their cities, will destroy the bars of their gates and put an end to their plans.
NIV2011A sword will flash in their cities; it will devour their false prophets and put an end to their plans.
Compared to NIV1984SwordsA sword will flash in their cities, ; it will destroydevour the bars of their gatesfalse prophets and put an end to their plans.
Compared to TNIVSwordsA sword will flash in their cities, ; it will destroydevour the bars of their gatesfalse prophets and put an end to their plans.


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