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

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The word 'Says' occurs 9 times more often in the NIV2011 (737 times) than it does in the TNIV (728 times). The word 'Says' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 10 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Says' 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 text218.2%
New text in NIV2011981.8%

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

Verses where Says was removed

Ezekiel 18:29

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְאָֽמְרוּ֙ בֵּ֣ית יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל לֹ֥א יִתָּכֵ֖ן דֶּ֣רֶךְ אֲדֹנָ֑י הַדְּרָכַ֞י לֹ֤א יִתָּֽכְנּוּ֙1 בֵּ֣ית יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל הֲלֹ֥א דַרְכֵיכֶ֖ם לֹ֥א יִתָּכֵֽן׃
NIV1984Yet the house of Israel says, 'The way of the Lord is not just.' Are my ways unjust, O house of Israel? Is it not your ways that are unjust?
TNIVYet the house of Israel says, 'The way of the Lord is not just.' Are my ways unjust, house of Israel? Is it not your ways that are unjust?
NIV2011Yet the Israelites say, 'The way of the Lord is not just.' Are my ways unjust, people of Israel? Is it not your ways that are unjust?
Compared to NIV1984Yet the houseIsraelites of Israel sayssay, 'The way of the Lord is not just.' Are my ways unjust, O housepeople of Israel? Is it not your ways that are unjust?
Compared to TNIVYet the houseIsraelites of Israel sayssay, 'The way of the Lord is not just.' Are my ways unjust, housepeople of Israel? Is it not your ways that are unjust?

Verses where Says was added

Deuteronomy 29:5

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלֶ֚חֶם לֹ֣א אֲכַלְתֶּ֔ם וְיַ֥יִן וְשֵׁכָ֖ר לֹ֣א שְׁתִיתֶ֑ם לְמַ֙עַן֙ תֵּֽדְע֔וּ כִּ֛י אֲנִ֥י יְהוָ֖ה אֱלֹהֵיכֶֽם׃
NIV1984During the forty years that I led you through the desert, your clothes did not wear out, nor did the sandals on your feet.
TNIVDuring the forty years that I led you through the wilderness, your clothes did not wear out, nor did the sandals on your feet.
NIV2011Yet the LORD says, "During the forty years that I led you through the wilderness, your clothes did not wear out, nor did the sandals on your feet.
Compared to NIV1984Yet the LORD says, "During the forty years that I led you through the desertwilderness, your clothes did not wear out, nor did the sandals on your feet.
Compared to TNIVYet the LORD says, "During the forty years that I led you through the wilderness, your clothes did not wear out, nor did the sandals on your feet.

Psalms 10:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאָמַ֣ר בְּ֭לִבּוֹ בַּל־ אֶמּ֑וֹט לְדֹ֥ר וָ֝דֹ֗ר אֲשֶׁ֣ר לֹֽא־ בְרָֽע׃
NIV1984He says to himself, "Nothing will shake me; I'll always be happy and never have trouble."
TNIVThey say to themselves, "Nothing will ever shake us." They swear, "No one will ever do us harm."
NIV2011He says to himself, "Nothing will ever shake me." He swears, "No one will ever do me harm."
Compared to NIV1984He says to himself, "Nothing will ever shake me; I'll." He alwaysswears, "No beone happywill andever neverdo haveme troubleharm."
Compared to TNIVTheyHe saysays to themselveshimself, "Nothing will ever shake usme." TheyHe swearswears, "No one will ever do usme harm."

Psalms 10:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאָמַ֣ר בְּ֭לִבּוֹ שָׁ֣כַֽח3 אֵ֑ל הִסְתִּ֥יר פָּ֝נָ֗יו בַּל־ רָאָ֥ה לָנֶֽצַח׃
NIV1984He says to himself, "God has forgotten; he covers his face and never sees."
TNIVThe wicked say to themselves, "God will never notice; he covers his face and never sees."
NIV2011He says to himself, "God will never notice; he covers his face and never sees."
Compared to NIV1984He says to himself, "God haswill forgottennever notice; he covers his face and never sees."
Compared to TNIVTheHe wickedsays say to themselveshimself, "God will never notice; he covers his face and never sees."

Psalms 14:1

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
BHSלַמְנַצֵּ֗חַ לְדָ֫וִ֥ד אָ֘מַ֤ר נָבָ֣ל בְּ֭לִבּוֹ אֵ֣ין אֱלֹהִ֑ים הִֽשְׁחִ֗יתוּ הִֽתְעִ֥יבוּ עֲלִילָ֗ה אֵ֣ין עֹֽשֵׂה־ טֽוֹב׃
NIV1984The fool says in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good.
TNIVFools say in their hearts, "There is no God." They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good.
NIV2011The fool says in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good.
Compared to NIV1984The fool says in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good.
Compared to TNIVFoolsThe sayfool says in theirhis heartsheart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good.

Psalms 46:10

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSמַשְׁבִּ֥ית מִלְחָמוֹת֮ עַד־ קְצֵ֪ה הָ֫אָ֥רֶץ קֶ֣שֶׁת יְ֭שַׁבֵּר וְקִצֵּ֣ץ חֲנִ֑ית עֲ֝גָל֗וֹת יִשְׂרֹ֥ף בָּאֵֽשׁ׃
NIV1984"Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth."
TNIV"Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth."
NIV2011He says, "Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth."
Compared to NIV1984"He says, "Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth."
Compared to TNIV"He says, "Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth."

Psalms 53:1

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
BHSוַאֲנִ֤י ׀ כְּזַ֣יִת רַ֭עֲנָן בְּבֵ֣ית אֱלֹהִ֑ים בָּטַ֥חְתִּי בְחֶֽסֶד־ אֱ֝לֹהִ֗ים עוֹלָ֥ם וָעֶֽד׃
NIV1984The fool says in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and their ways are vile; there is no one who does good.
TNIVFools say in their hearts, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and their ways are vile; there is no one who does good.
NIV2011The fool says in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and their ways are vile; there is no one who does good.
Compared to NIV1984The fool says in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and their ways are vile; there is no one who does good.
Compared to TNIVFoolsThe sayfool says in theirhis heartsheart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and their ways are vile; there is no one who does good.

Isaiah 45:10

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס ה֛וֹי אֹמֵ֥ר לְאָ֖ב מַה־ תּוֹלִ֑יד וּלְאִשָּׁ֖ה מַה־ תְּחִילִֽין׃
NIV1984Woe to him who says to his father, 'What have you begotten?' or to his mother, 'What have you brought to birth?'
TNIVWoe to those who say to their father, 'What have you begotten?' or to their mother, 'What have you brought to birth?'
NIV2011Woe to the one who says to a father, 'What have you begotten?' or to a mother, 'What have you brought to birth?'
Compared to NIV1984Woe to himthe one who says to hisa father, 'What have you begotten?' or to hisa mother, 'What have you brought to birth?'
Compared to TNIVWoe to thosethe one who saysays to theira father, 'What have you begotten?' or to theira mother, 'What have you brought to birth?'

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!

Mark 11:23

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNT⸀ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι ὃς ἂν εἴπῃ τῷ ὄρει τούτῳ· Ἄρθητι καὶ βλήθητι εἰς τὴν θάλασσαν, καὶ μὴ διακριθῇ ἐν τῇ καρδίᾳ αὐτοῦ ἀλλὰ ⸀πιστεύῃ ὅτι ⸂ὃ λαλεῖ γίνεται, ἔσται αὐτῷ⸃.
SBLGNT apparatusἀμὴν WH NIV ] + γὰρ Treg RP • πιστεύῃ WH NIV ] πιστεύσῃ Treg RP • ὃ λαλεῖ γίνεται, ἔσται αὐτῷ WH Treg NIV ] ἃ λέγει γίνεται ἔσται αὐτῷ ὃ ἐὰν εἴπῃ RP
NIV1984"I tell you the truth, if anyone says to this mountain, 'Go, throw yourself into the sea,' and does not doubt in his heart but believes that what he says will happen, it will be done for him.
TNIV"Truly I tell you, if you say to this mountain, 'Go, throw yourself into the sea,' and do not doubt in your heart but believe that what you say will happen, it will be done for you.
NIV2011"Truly I tell you, if anyone says to this mountain, 'Go, throw yourself into the sea,' and does not doubt in their heart but believes that what they say will happen, it will be done for them.
Compared to NIV1984"Truly I tell you the truth, if anyone says to this mountain, 'Go, throw yourself into the sea,' and does not doubt in histheir heart but believes that what hethey sayssay will happen, it will be done for himthem.
Compared to TNIV"Truly I tell you, if youanyone saysays to this mountain, 'Go, throw yourself into the sea,' and dodoes not doubt in yourtheir heart but believebelieves that what youthey say will happen, it will be done for youthem.

1 John 2:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ λέγων ⸀ὅτι Ἔγνωκα αὐτὸν καὶ τὰς ἐντολὰς αὐτοῦ μὴ τηρῶν ψεύστης ἐστίν, καὶ ἐν τούτῳ ἡ ἀλήθεια οὐκ ἔστιν·
SBLGNT apparatusὅτι WH Treg NIV ] – RP
NIV1984The man who says, "I know him," but does not do what he commands is a liar, and the truth is not in him.
TNIVThose who say, "I know him," but do not do what he commands are liars, and the truth is not in them.
NIV2011Whoever says, "I know him," but does not do what he commands is a liar, and the truth is not in that person.
Compared to NIV1984TheWhoever man who says, "I know him," but does not do what he commands is a liar, and the truth is not in himthat person.
Compared to TNIVThoseWhoever who saysays, "I know him," but dodoes not do what he commands areis liarsa liar, and the truth is not in themthat person.


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