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

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The word 'Seeks' occurs 1 times more often in the NIV2011 (12 times) than it does in the TNIV (11 times). The word 'Seeks' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Seeks' 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 Seeks was removed

Psalms 86:14

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאֱלֹהִ֤ים ׀ זֵ֘דִ֤ים קָֽמוּ־ עָלַ֗י וַעֲדַ֣ת עָ֭רִיצִים בִּקְשׁ֣וּ נַפְשִׁ֑י וְלֹ֖א שָׂמ֣וּךָ לְנֶגְדָּֽם׃
NIV1984The arrogant are attacking me, O God; a band of ruthless men seeks my life-- men without regard for you.
TNIVArrogant foes are attacking me, O God; a band of ruthless people seeks my life-- they have no regard for you.
NIV2011Arrogant foes are attacking me, O God; ruthless people are trying to kill me-- they have no regard for you.
Compared to NIV1984TheArrogant arrogantfoes are attacking me, O God; aruthless bandpeople ofare ruthlesstrying mento seekskill my lifeme-- menthey withouthave no regard for you.
Compared to TNIVArrogant foes are attacking me, O God; a band of ruthless people seeksare mytrying lifeto kill me-- they have no regard for you.

Verses where Seeks was added

Matthew 7:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTπᾶς γὰρ ὁ αἰτῶν λαμβάνει καὶ ὁ ζητῶν εὑρίσκει καὶ τῷ κρούοντι ⸀ἀνοιγήσεται.
SBLGNT apparatusἀνοιγήσεται WH NIV RP ] ἀνοίγεται Treg
NIV1984For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.
TNIVFor everyone who asks receives; those who seek find; and to those who knock, the door will be opened.
NIV2011For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.
Compared to NIV1984For everyone who asks receives; hethe one who seeks finds; and to himthe one who knocks, the door will be opened.
Compared to TNIVFor everyone who asks receives; thosethe one who seekseeks findfinds; and to thosethe one who knockknocks, the door will be opened.

Luke 11:10

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTπᾶς γὰρ ὁ αἰτῶν λαμβάνει, καὶ ὁ ζητῶν εὑρίσκει, καὶ τῷ κρούοντι ἀνοιγήσεται.
NIV1984For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.
TNIVFor everyone who asks receives; those who seek find; and to those who knock, the door will be opened.
NIV2011For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.
Compared to NIV1984For everyone who asks receives; hethe one who seeks finds; and to himthe one who knocks, the door will be opened.
Compared to TNIVFor everyone who asks receives; thosethe one who seekseeks findfinds; and to thosethe one who knockknocks, the door will be opened.


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