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

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The word 'Understand' occurs 2 times less often in the NIV2011 (124 times) than it does in the TNIV (126 times). The word 'Understand' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Understand' 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 NIV20112100.0%

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

Verses where Understand was removed

Jeremiah 9:24

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSהִנֵּ֛ה יָמִ֥ים בָּאִ֖ים נְאֻם־ יְהוָ֑ה וּפָ֣קַדְתִּ֔י עַל־ כָּל־ מ֖וּל בְּעָרְלָֽה׃
NIV1984but let him who boasts boast about this: that he understands and knows me, that I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight," declares the LORD.
TNIVbut let those who boast boast about this: that they understand and know me, that I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight," declares the LORD.
NIV2011but let the one who boasts boast about this: that they have the understanding to know me, that I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight," declares the LORD.
Compared to NIV1984but let himthe one who boasts boast about this: that hethey understandshave andthe knowsunderstanding to know me, that I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight," declares the LORD.
Compared to TNIVbut let thosethe one who boastboasts boast about this: that they understandhave andthe understanding to know me, that I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight," declares the LORD.

Matthew 13:23

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ δὲ ἐπὶ τὴν ⸂καλὴν γῆν⸃ σπαρείς, οὗτός ἐστιν ὁ τὸν λόγον ἀκούων καὶ ⸀συνιείς, ὃς δὴ καρποφορεῖ καὶ ποιεῖ ὃ μὲν ἑκατὸν ὃ δὲ ἑξήκοντα ὃ δὲ τριάκοντα.
SBLGNT apparatusκαλὴν γῆν WH Treg NIV ] γῆν τὴν καλὴν RP • συνιείς WH Treg NIV ] συνιών RP
NIV1984But the one who received the seed that fell on good soil is the man who hears the word and understands it. He produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown."
TNIVBut the seed falling on good soil refers to people who hear the word and understand it. They produce a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown."
NIV2011But the seed falling on good soil refers to someone who hears the word and understands it. This is the one who produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown."
Compared to NIV1984But the one who received the seed thatfalling fell on good soil isrefers theto mansomeone who hears the word and understands it. HeThis is the one who produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown."
Compared to TNIVBut the seed falling on good soil refers to peoplesomeone who hearhears the word and understandunderstands it. TheyThis produceis the one who produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown."


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