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

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The word 'Tongues' occurs 3 times less often in the NIV2011 (50 times) than it does in the TNIV (53 times). The word 'Tongues' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 0 verses.

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

Psalms 10:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאָלָ֤ה פִּ֣יהוּ מָ֭לֵא וּמִרְמ֣וֹת וָתֹ֑ךְ תַּ֥חַת לְ֝שׁוֹנ֗וֹ עָמָ֥ל וָאָֽוֶן׃
NIV1984His mouth is full of curses and lies and threats; trouble and evil are under his tongue.
TNIVTheir mouths are full of lies and threats; trouble and evil are under their tongues.
NIV2011His mouth is full of lies and threats; trouble and evil are under his tongue.
Compared to NIV1984His mouth is full of curses and lies and threats; trouble and evil are under his tongue.
Compared to TNIVTheirHis mouthsmouth areis full of lies and threats; trouble and evil are under theirhis tonguestongue.

Psalms 15:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלֹֽא־ רָגַ֨ל ׀ עַל־ לְשֹׁנ֗וֹ לֹא־ עָשָׂ֣ה לְרֵעֵ֣הוּ רָעָ֑ה וְ֝חֶרְפָּ֗ה לֹא־ נָשָׂ֥א עַל־ קְרֹֽבוֹ׃
NIV1984and has no slander on his tongue, who does his neighbor no wrong and casts no slur on his fellowman,
TNIVwho have no slander on their tongues, who do their neighbors no wrong, who cast no slur on others;
NIV2011whose tongue utters no slander, who does no wrong to a neighbor, and casts no slur on others;
Compared to NIV1984andwhose hastongue utters no slander on his tongue, who does his neighbor no wrong to a neighbor, and casts no slur on his fellowman,others;
Compared to TNIVwhowhose havetongue utters no slander on their tongues, who dodoes their neighbors no wrong to a neighbor, whoand castcasts no slur on others;

Proverbs 11:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSבָּז־ לְרֵעֵ֥הוּ חֲסַר־ לֵ֑ב וְאִ֖ישׁ תְּבוּנ֣וֹת יַחֲרִֽישׁ׃
NIV1984A man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor, but a man of understanding holds his tongue.
TNIVThose who have no sense deride their neighbors, but those who have understanding hold their tongues.
NIV2011Whoever derides their neighbor has no sense, but the one who has understanding holds their tongue.
Compared to NIV1984AWhoever manderides whotheir lacksneighbor judgmenthas deridesno his neighborsense, but athe manone ofwho has understanding holds histheir tongue.
Compared to TNIVThoseWhoever whoderides havetheir noneighbor sensehas derideno their neighborssense, but thosethe one who havehas understanding holdholds their tonguestongue.


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