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

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The word 'Speaks' occurs 10 times more often in the NIV2011 (49 times) than it does in the TNIV (39 times). The word 'Speaks' was removed in 0 verses, and added in 10 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Speaks' 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 NIV201110100.0%

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

Verses where Speaks was added

Psalms 15:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSהוֹלֵ֣ךְ תָּ֭מִים וּפֹעֵ֥ל צֶ֑דֶק וְדֹבֵ֥ר אֱ֝מֶ֗ת בִּלְבָבֽוֹ׃
NIV1984He whose walk is blameless and who does what is righteous, who speaks the truth from his heart
TNIVThose whose walk is blameless, who do what is righteous, who speak the truth from their hearts;
NIV2011The one whose walk is blameless, who does what is righteous, who speaks the truth from their heart;
Compared to NIV1984HeThe one whose walk is blameless and , who does what is righteous, who speaks the truth from histheir heart;
Compared to TNIVThoseThe one whose walk is blameless, who dodoes what is righteous, who speakspeaks the truth from their heartsheart;

Psalms 41:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאוֹיְבַ֗י יֹאמְר֣וּ רַ֣ע לִ֑י מָתַ֥י יָ֝מ֗וּת וְאָבַ֥ד שְׁמֽוֹ׃
NIV1984Whenever one comes to see me, he speaks falsely, while his heart gathers slander; then he goes out and spreads it abroad.
TNIVWhenever they come to see me, they speak falsely, while their hearts gather slander; then they go out and spread it abroad.
NIV2011When one of them comes to see me, he speaks falsely, while his heart gathers slander; then he goes out and spreads it around.
Compared to NIV1984WheneverWhen one of them comes to see me, he speaks falsely, while his heart gathers slander; then he goes out and spreads it abroadaround.
Compared to TNIVWheneverWhen theyone comeof them comes to see me, theyhe speakspeaks falsely, while theirhis heartsheart gathergathers slander; then theyhe gogoes out and spreadspreads it abroadaround.

Proverbs 16:13

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSרְצ֣וֹן מְ֭לָכִים שִׂפְתֵי־ צֶ֑דֶק וְדֹבֵ֖ר יְשָׁרִ֣ים יֶאֱהָֽב׃
NIV1984Kings take pleasure in honest lips; they value a man who speaks the truth.
TNIVKings take pleasure in honest lips; they value persons who speak what is right.
NIV2011Kings take pleasure in honest lips; they value the one who speaks what is right.
Compared to NIV1984Kings take pleasure in honest lips; they value athe manone who speaks thewhat truthis right.
Compared to TNIVKings take pleasure in honest lips; they value personsthe one who speakspeaks what is right.

Hosea 4:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSעַמִּי֙ בְּעֵצ֣וֹ יִשְׁאָ֔ל וּמַקְל֖וֹ יַגִּ֣יד ל֑וֹ כִּ֣י ר֤וּחַ זְנוּנִים֙ הִתְעָ֔ה וַיִּזְנ֖וּ מִתַּ֥חַת אֱלֹהֵיהֶֽם׃
NIV1984of my people. They consult a wooden idol and are answered by a stick of wood. A spirit of prostitution leads them astray; they are unfaithful to their God.
TNIVMy people consult a wooden idol and are answered by a stick of wood. A spirit of prostitution leads them astray; they are unfaithful to their God.
NIV2011My people consult a wooden idol, and a diviner's rod speaks to them. A spirit of prostitution leads them astray; they are unfaithful to their God.
Compared to NIV1984ofMy my people. They consult a wooden idol , and area answereddiviner's byrod aspeaks stickto of woodthem. A spirit of prostitution leads them astray; they are unfaithful to their God.
Compared to TNIVMy people consult a wooden idol , and area answereddiviner's byrod aspeaks stickto of woodthem. A spirit of prostitution leads them astray; they are unfaithful to their God.

1 Corinthians 14:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ γὰρ λαλῶν γλώσσῃ οὐκ ἀνθρώποις λαλεῖ ⸀ἀλλὰ θεῷ, οὐδεὶς γὰρ ἀκούει, πνεύματι δὲ λαλεῖ μυστήρια·
SBLGNT apparatusἀλλὰ WH Treg NIV ] + τῷ RP
NIV1984For anyone who speaks in a tongue does not speak to men but to God. Indeed, no one understands him; he utters mysteries with his spirit.
TNIVFor those who speak in a tongue do not speak to other people but to God. Indeed, no one understands them; they utter mysteries by the Spirit.
NIV2011For anyone who speaks in a tongue does not speak to people but to God. Indeed, no one understands them; they utter mysteries by the Spirit.
Compared to NIV1984For anyone who speaks in a tongue does not speak to menpeople but to God. Indeed, no one understands himthem; hethey uttersutter mysteries withby histhe spiritSpirit.
Compared to TNIVFor thoseanyone who speakspeaks in a tongue dodoes not speak to other people but to God. Indeed, no one understands them; they utter mysteries by the Spirit.

1 Corinthians 14:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ δὲ προφητεύων ἀνθρώποις λαλεῖ οἰκοδομὴν καὶ παράκλησιν καὶ παραμυθίαν.
NIV1984But everyone who prophesies speaks to men for their strengthening, encouragement and comfort.
TNIVBut those who prophesy speak to people for their strengthening, encouragement and comfort.
NIV2011But the one who prophesies speaks to people for their strengthening, encouraging and comfort.
Compared to NIV1984But everyonethe one who prophesies speaks to menpeople for their strengthening, encouragementencouraging and comfort.
Compared to TNIVBut thosethe one who prophesyprophesies speakspeaks to people for their strengthening, encouragementencouraging and comfort.

1 Corinthians 14:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ λαλῶν γλώσσῃ ἑαυτὸν οἰκοδομεῖ· ὁ δὲ προφητεύων ἐκκλησίαν οἰκοδομεῖ.
NIV1984He who speaks in a tongue edifies himself, but he who prophesies edifies the church.
TNIVThose who speak in a tongue edify themselves, but those who prophesy edify the church.
NIV2011Anyone who speaks in a tongue edifies themselves, but the one who prophesies edifies the church.
Compared to NIV1984HeAnyone who speaks in a tongue edifies himselfthemselves, but hethe one who prophesies edifies the church.
Compared to TNIVThoseAnyone who speakspeaks in a tongue edifyedifies themselves, but thosethe one who prophesyprophesies edifyedifies the church.

1 Corinthians 14:5

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTθέλω δὲ πάντας ὑμᾶς λαλεῖν γλώσσαις, μᾶλλον δὲ ἵνα προφητεύητε· μείζων ⸀δὲ ὁ προφητεύων ἢ ὁ λαλῶν γλώσσαις, ἐκτὸς εἰ μὴ ⸀διερμηνεύῃ, ἵνα ἡ ἐκκλησία οἰκοδομὴν λάβῃ.
SBLGNT apparatusδὲ WH Treg NIV ] γὰρ RP • διερμηνεύῃ WH Treg NIV ] διερμηνεύει RP
NIV1984I would like every one of you to speak in tongues, but I would rather have you prophesy. He who prophesies is greater than one who speaks in tongues, unless he interprets, so that the church may be edified.
TNIVI would like every one of you to speak in tongues, but I would rather have you prophesy. Those who prophesy are greater than those who speak in tongues, unless they interpret, so that the church may be edified.
NIV2011I would like every one of you to speak in tongues, but I would rather have you prophesy. The one who prophesies is greater than the one who speaks in tongues, unless someone interprets, so that the church may be edified.
Compared to NIV1984I would like every one of you to speak in tongues, but I would rather have you prophesy. HeThe one who prophesies is greater than the one who speaks in tongues, unless hesomeone interprets, so that the church may be edified.
Compared to TNIVI would like every one of you to speak in tongues, but I would rather have you prophesy. ThoseThe one who prophesyprophesies areis greater than thosethe one who speakspeaks in tongues, unless theysomeone interpretinterprets, so that the church may be edified.

1 Corinthians 14:13

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNT⸀Διὸ ὁ λαλῶν γλώσσῃ προσευχέσθω ἵνα διερμηνεύῃ.
SBLGNT apparatusΔιὸ WH Treg NIV ] Διόπερ RP
NIV1984For this reason anyone who speaks in a tongue should pray that he may interpret what he says.
TNIVFor this reason those who speak in a tongue should pray that they may interpret what they say.
NIV2011For this reason the one who speaks in a tongue should pray that they may interpret what they say.
Compared to NIV1984For this reason anyonethe one who speaks in a tongue should pray that hethey may interpret what hethey sayssay.
Compared to TNIVFor this reason thosethe one who speakspeaks in a tongue should pray that they may interpret what they say.

1 Peter 4:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTεἴ τις λαλεῖ, ὡς λόγια θεοῦ· εἴ τις διακονεῖ, ὡς ἐξ ἰσχύος ⸀ἧς χορηγεῖ ὁ θεός· ἵνα ἐν πᾶσιν δοξάζηται ὁ θεὸς διὰ Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ, ᾧ ἐστιν ἡ δόξα καὶ τὸ κράτος εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας τῶν αἰώνων· ἀμήν.
SBLGNT apparatusἧς WH Treg NIV] ὡς RP
NIV1984If anyone speaks, he should do it as one speaking the very words of God. If anyone serves, he should do it with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen.
TNIVIf you speak, you should do so as one who speaks the very words of God. If you serve, you should do so with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen.
NIV2011If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks the very words of God. If anyone serves, they should do so with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen.
Compared to NIV1984If anyone speaks, hethey should do itso as one speakingwho speaks the very words of God. If anyone serves, hethey should do itso with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen.
Compared to TNIVIf youanyone speakspeaks, youthey should do so as one who speaks the very words of God. If youanyone serveserves, youthey should do so with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen.


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