Verses where 'cause' has been added or removed from the NIV1984

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The word 'Cause' occurs 9 times more often in the NIV2011 (96 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (87 times). The word 'Cause' was removed in 4 verses, and added in 13 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Cause' was added or removed from a verse in the NIV1984 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 TNIV text1164.7%
New text in NIV2011635.3%

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

Verses where Cause was removed

Numbers 5:24

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְהִשְׁקָה֙ אֶת־ הָ֣אִשָּׁ֔ה אֶת־ מֵ֥י הַמָּרִ֖ים הַמְאָֽרֲרִ֑ים וּבָ֥אוּ בָ֛הּ הַמַּ֥יִם הַֽמְאָרֲרִ֖ים לְמָרִֽים׃
NIV1984He shall have the woman drink the bitter water that brings a curse, and this water will enter her and cause bitter suffering.
TNIVHe shall make the woman drink the bitter water that brings a curse, and this water that brings a curse and causes bitter suffering will enter her.
NIV2011He shall make the woman drink the bitter water that brings a curse, and this water that brings a curse and causes bitter suffering will enter her.
Compared to NIV1984He shall havemake the woman drink the bitter water that brings a curse, and this water willthat enterbrings hera curse and causecauses bitter suffering will enter her.
Compared to TNIVHe shall make the woman drink the bitter water that brings a curse, and this water that brings a curse and causes bitter suffering will enter her.

Numbers 5:27

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְהִשְׁקָ֣הּ אֶת־ הַמַּ֗יִם וְהָיְתָ֣ה אִֽם־ נִטְמְאָה֮ וַתִּמְעֹ֣ל מַ֣עַל בְּאִישָׁהּ֒ וּבָ֨אוּ בָ֜הּ הַמַּ֤יִם הַמְאָֽרֲרִים֙ לְמָרִ֔ים וְצָבְתָ֣ה בִטְנָ֔הּ וְנָפְלָ֖ה יְרֵכָ֑הּ וְהָיְתָ֧ה הָאִשָּׁ֛ה לְאָלָ֖ה בְּקֶ֥רֶב עַמָּֽהּ׃
NIV1984If she has defiled herself and been unfaithful to her husband, then when she is made to drink the water that brings a curse, it will go into her and cause bitter suffering; her abdomen will swell and her thigh waste away, and she will become accursed among her people.
TNIVIf she has made herself impure and been unfaithful to her husband, this will be the result: When she is made to drink the water that brings a curse and causes bitter suffering, it will enter her, her abdomen will swell and her womb will miscarry, and she will become a curse.
NIV2011If she has made herself impure and been unfaithful to her husband, this will be the result: When she is made to drink the water that brings a curse and causes bitter suffering, it will enter her, her abdomen will swell and her womb will miscarry, and she will become a curse.
Compared to NIV1984If she has defiledmade herself impure and been unfaithful to her husband, thenthis whenwill be the result: When she is made to drink the water that brings a curse, it will go into her and causecauses bitter suffering; , it will enter her, her abdomen will swell and her thighwomb wastewill awaymiscarry, and she will become accurseda among her peoplecurse.
Compared to TNIVIf she has made herself impure and been unfaithful to her husband, this will be the result: When she is made to drink the water that brings a curse and causes bitter suffering, it will enter her, her abdomen will swell and her womb will miscarry, and she will become a curse.

Psalms 37:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְהוֹצִ֣יא כָא֣וֹר צִדְקֶ֑ךָ וּ֝מִשְׁפָּטֶ֗ךָ כַּֽצָּהֳרָֽיִם׃
NIV1984He will make your righteousness shine like the dawn, the justice of your cause like the noonday sun.
TNIVHe will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun.
NIV2011He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun.
Compared to NIV1984He will make your righteousnessrighteous reward shine like the dawn, the justice of your causevindication like the noonday sun.
Compared to TNIVHe will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun.

Ezekiel 33:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְאַתָּ֣ה בֶן־ אָדָ֗ם אֱמֹ֤ר אֶל־ בְּנֵֽי־ עַמְּךָ֙ צִדְקַ֣ת הַצַּדִּ֗יק לֹ֤א תַצִּילֶ֙נּוּ֙ בְּי֣וֹם פִּשְׁע֔וֹ וְרִשְׁעַ֤ת הָֽרָשָׁע֙ לֹֽא־ יִכָּ֣שֶׁל בָּ֔הּ בְּי֖וֹם שׁוּב֣וֹ מֵֽרִשְׁע֑וֹ וְצַדִּ֗יק לֹ֥א יוּכַ֛ל לִֽחְי֥וֹת בָּ֖הּ בְּי֥וֹם חֲטֹאתֽוֹ׃
NIV1984"Therefore, son of man, say to your countrymen, 'The righteousness of the righteous man will not save him when he disobeys, and the wickedness of the wicked man will not cause him to fall when he turns from it. The righteous man, if he sins, will not be allowed to live because of his former righteousness.'
TNIV"Therefore, son of man, say to your people, 'If someone who is righteous disobeys, that person's former righteousness will count for nothing. And if someone who is wicked repents, that person's former wickedness will not bring condemnation. The righteous, if they sin, will not be allowed to live because of their former righteousness.'
NIV2011"Therefore, son of man, say to your people, 'If someone who is righteous disobeys, that person's former righteousness will count for nothing. And if someone who is wicked repents, that person's former wickedness will not bring condemnation. The righteous person who sins will not be allowed to live even though they were formerly righteous.'
Compared to NIV1984"Therefore, son of man, say to your countrymenpeople, 'TheIf righteousnesssomeone ofwho theis righteous mandisobeys, that willperson's notformer saverighteousness himwill whencount hefor disobeys, andnothing. And theif wickednesssomeone ofwho theis wicked manrepents, that willperson's notformer causewickedness himwill tonot fallbring when he turns from itcondemnation. The righteous man, ifperson hewho sins, will not be allowed to live becauseeven ofthough histhey formerwere righteousnessformerly righteous.'
Compared to TNIV"Therefore, son of man, say to your people, 'If someone who is righteous disobeys, that person's former righteousness will count for nothing. And if someone who is wicked repents, that person's former wickedness will not bring condemnation. The righteous, if theyperson sin, who sins will not be allowed to live becauseeven ofthough theirthey formerwere righteousnessformerly righteous.'

Verses where Cause was added

Psalms 7:16

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבּ֣וֹר כָּ֭רָֽה וַֽיַּחְפְּרֵ֑הוּ וַ֝יִּפֹּ֗ל בְּשַׁ֣חַת יִפְעָֽל׃
NIV1984The trouble he causes recoils on himself; his violence comes down on his own head.
TNIVThe trouble they cause recoils on them; their violence comes down on their own heads.
NIV2011The trouble they cause recoils on them; their violence comes down on their own heads.
Compared to NIV1984The trouble hethey causescause recoils on himselfthem; histheir violence comes down on histheir own headheads.
Compared to TNIVThe trouble they cause recoils on them; their violence comes down on their own heads.

Psalms 25:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSגַּ֣ם כָּל־ קֹ֭וֶיךָ3 לֹ֣א יֵבֹ֑שׁוּ יֵ֝בֹ֗שׁוּ הַבּוֹגְדִ֥ים רֵיקָֽם׃
NIV1984No one whose hope is in you will ever be put to shame, but they will be put to shame who are treacherous without excuse.
TNIVNo one who hopes in you will ever be put to shame, but shame will come on those who are treacherous without cause.
NIV2011No one who hopes in you will ever be put to shame, but shame will come on those who are treacherous without cause.
Compared to NIV1984No one whosewho hopehopes is in you will ever be put to shame, but theyshame will become puton tothose shame who are treacherous without excusecause.
Compared to TNIVNo one who hopes in you will ever be put to shame, but shame will come on those who are treacherous without cause.

Psalms 38:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּֽי־ עֲוֺנִ֥י אַגִּ֑יד אֶ֝דְאַ֗ג מֵֽחַטָּאתִֽי׃
NIV1984Many are those who are my vigorous enemies; those who hate me without reason are numerous.
TNIVMany have become my enemies without cause; those who hate me without reason are numerous.
NIV2011Many have become my enemies without cause; those who hate me without reason are numerous.
Compared to NIV1984Many arehave thosebecome who are my vigorous enemies without cause; those who hate me without reason are numerous.
Compared to TNIVMany have become my enemies without cause; those who hate me without reason are numerous.

Psalms 45:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSחֲגֽוֹר־ חַרְבְּךָ֣ עַל־ יָרֵ֣ךְ גִּבּ֑וֹר ה֝וֹדְךָ֗ וַהֲדָרֶֽךָ׃
NIV1984In your majesty ride forth victoriously in behalf of truth, humility and righteousness; let your right hand display awesome deeds.
TNIVIn your majesty ride forth victoriously in the cause of truth, humility and justice; let your right hand achieve awesome deeds.
NIV2011In your majesty ride forth victoriously in the cause of truth, humility and justice; let your right hand achieve awesome deeds.
Compared to NIV1984In your majesty ride forth victoriously in behalfthe cause of truth, humility and righteousnessjustice; let your right hand displayachieve awesome deeds.
Compared to TNIVIn your majesty ride forth victoriously in the cause of truth, humility and justice; let your right hand achieve awesome deeds.

Psalms 115:14

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSיֹסֵ֣ף יְהוָ֣ה עֲלֵיכֶ֑ם עֲ֝לֵיכֶ֗ם וְעַל־ בְּנֵיכֶֽם׃
NIV1984May the LORD make you increase, both you and your children.
TNIVMay the LORD cause you to increase, both you and your children.
NIV2011May the LORD cause you to flourish, both you and your children.
Compared to NIV1984May the LORD makecause you increaseto flourish, both you and your children.
Compared to TNIVMay the LORD cause you to increaseflourish, both you and your children.

Psalms 119:27

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSדֶּֽרֶךְ־ פִּקּוּדֶ֥יךָ הֲבִינֵ֑נִי וְ֝אָשִׂ֗יחָה בְּנִפְלְאוֹתֶֽיךָ׃
NIV1984Let me understand the teaching of your precepts; then I will meditate on your wonders.
TNIVCause me to understand the way of your precepts, that I may meditate on your wonderful deeds.
NIV2011Cause me to understand the way of your precepts, that I may meditate on your wonderful deeds.
Compared to NIV1984LetCause me to understand the teachingway of your precepts; then, that I willmay meditate on your wonderswonderful deeds.
Compared to TNIVCause me to understand the way of your precepts, that I may meditate on your wonderful deeds.

Jeremiah 5:28

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSשָׁמְנ֣וּ עָשְׁת֗וּ גַּ֚ם עָֽבְר֣וּ דִבְרֵי־ רָ֔ע דִּ֣ין לֹא־ דָ֔נוּ דִּ֥ין יָת֖וֹם וְיַצְלִ֑יחוּ וּמִשְׁפַּ֥ט אֶבְיוֹנִ֖ים לֹ֥א שָׁפָֽטוּ׃
NIV1984and have grown fat and sleek. Their evil deeds have no limit; they do not plead the case of the fatherless to win it, they do not defend the rights of the poor.
TNIVand have grown fat and sleek. Their evil deeds have no limit; they do not seek justice. They do not promote the case of the fatherless; they do not defend the just cause of the poor.
NIV2011and have grown fat and sleek. Their evil deeds have no limit; they do not seek justice. They do not promote the case of the fatherless; they do not defend the just cause of the poor.
Compared to NIV1984and have grown fat and sleek. Their evil deeds have no limit; they do not pleadseek justice. They do not promote the case of the fatherless to win it, ; they do not defend the rightsjust cause of the poor.
Compared to TNIVand have grown fat and sleek. Their evil deeds have no limit; they do not seek justice. They do not promote the case of the fatherless; they do not defend the just cause of the poor.

Ezekiel 36:10

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְהִרְבֵּיתִ֤י עֲלֵיכֶם֙ אָדָ֔ם כָּל־ בֵּ֥ית יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל כֻּלֹּ֑ה וְנֹֽשְׁבוּ֙ הֶֽעָרִ֔ים וְהֶחֳרָב֖וֹת תִּבָּנֶֽינָה׃
NIV1984and I will multiply the number of people upon you, even the whole house of Israel. The towns will be inhabited and the ruins rebuilt.
TNIVand I will multiply the number of people living on you, even the whole house of Israel. The towns will be inhabited and the ruins rebuilt.
NIV2011and I will cause many people to live on you--yes, all of Israel. The towns will be inhabited and the ruins rebuilt.
Compared to NIV1984and I will multiplycause themany numberpeople ofto peoplelive uponon you--yes, even the whole houseall of Israel. The towns will be inhabited and the ruins rebuilt.
Compared to TNIVand I will multiplycause themany number of people livingto live on you--yes, even the whole houseall of Israel. The towns will be inhabited and the ruins rebuilt.

Micah 7:9

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSזַ֤עַף יְהוָה֙ אֶשָּׂ֔א כִּ֥י חָטָ֖אתִי ל֑וֹ עַד֩ אֲשֶׁ֨ר יָרִ֤יב רִיבִי֙ וְעָשָׂ֣ה מִשְׁפָּטִ֔י יוֹצִיאֵ֣נִי לָא֔וֹר אֶרְאֶ֖ה בְּצִדְקָתֽוֹ׃
NIV1984Because I have sinned against him, I will bear the LORD's wrath, until he pleads my case and establishes my right. He will bring me out into the light; I will see his righteousness.
TNIVBecause I have sinned against him, I will bear the LORD's wrath, until he pleads my case and establishes my right. He will bring me out into the light; I will see his righteousness.
NIV2011Because I have sinned against him, I will bear the LORD's wrath, until he pleads my case and upholds my cause. He will bring me out into the light; I will see his righteousness.
Compared to NIV1984Because I have sinned against him, I will bear the LORD's wrath, until he pleads my case and establishesupholds my rightcause. He will bring me out into the light; I will see his righteousness.
Compared to TNIVBecause I have sinned against him, I will bear the LORD's wrath, until he pleads my case and establishesupholds my rightcause. He will bring me out into the light; I will see his righteousness.

Zephaniah 1:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאָסֵ֨ף אָדָ֜ם וּבְהֵמָ֗ה אָסֵ֤ף עוֹף־ הַשָּׁמַ֙יִם֙ וּדְגֵ֣י הַיָּ֔ם וְהַמַּכְשֵׁל֖וֹת אֶת־ הָרְשָׁעִ֑ים וְהִכְרַתִּ֣י אֶת־ הָאָדָ֗ם מֵעַ֛ל פְּנֵ֥י הָאֲדָמָ֖ה נְאֻם־ יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984"I will sweep away both men and animals; I will sweep away the birds of the air and the fish of the sea. The wicked will have only heaps of rubble when I cut off man from the face of the earth," declares the LORD.
TNIV"I will sweep away both people and animals; I will sweep away the birds in the sky and the fish in the sea-- and the idols that cause the wicked to stumble." "When I destroy all people on the face of the earth," declares the LORD,
NIV2011"I will sweep away both man and beast; I will sweep away the birds in the sky and the fish in the sea-- and the idols that cause the wicked to stumble." "When I destroy all mankind on the face of the earth," declares the LORD,
Compared to NIV1984"I will sweep away both menman and animalsbeast; I will sweep away the birds ofin the airsky and the fish ofin the sea. The-- and wickedthe willidols havethat onlycause heapsthe ofwicked rubbleto whenstumble." "When I cutdestroy offall manmankind fromon the face of the earth," declares the LORD.,
Compared to TNIV"I will sweep away both peopleman and animalsbeast; I will sweep away the birds in the sky and the fish in the sea-- and the idols that cause the wicked to stumble." "When I destroy all peoplemankind on the face of the earth," declares the LORD,

Matthew 17:27

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἵνα δὲ μὴ σκανδαλίσωμεν αὐτούς, πορευθεὶς ⸀εἰς θάλασσαν βάλε ἄγκιστρον καὶ τὸν ⸀ἀναβάντα πρῶτον ἰχθὺν ἆρον, καὶ ἀνοίξας τὸ στόμα αὐτοῦ εὑρήσεις στατῆρα· ἐκεῖνον λαβὼν δὸς αὐτοῖς ἀντὶ ἐμοῦ καὶ σοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusεἰς WH Treg NA ] + τὴν NIV RP • ἀναβάντα WH Treg NIV ] ἀναβαίνοντα RP
NIV1984"But so that we may not offend them, go to the lake and throw out your line. Take the first fish you catch; open its mouth and you will find a four-drachma coin. Take it and give it to them for my tax and yours."
TNIV"But so that we may not cause offense, go to the lake and throw out your line. Take the first fish you catch; open its mouth and you will find a four-drachma coin. Take it and give it to them for my tax and yours."
NIV2011"But so that we may not cause offense, go to the lake and throw out your line. Take the first fish you catch; open its mouth and you will find a four-drachma coin. Take it and give it to them for my tax and yours."
Compared to NIV1984"But so that we may not offendcause themoffense, go to the lake and throw out your line. Take the first fish you catch; open its mouth and you will find a four-drachma coin. Take it and give it to them for my tax and yours."
Compared to TNIV"But so that we may not cause offense, go to the lake and throw out your line. Take the first fish you catch; open its mouth and you will find a four-drachma coin. Take it and give it to them for my tax and yours."

Luke 2:10

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ εἶπεν αὐτοῖς ὁ ἄγγελος· Μὴ φοβεῖσθε, ἰδοὺ γὰρ εὐαγγελίζομαι ὑμῖν χαρὰν μεγάλην ἥτις ἔσται παντὶ τῷ λαῷ,
NIV1984But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.
TNIVBut the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.
NIV2011But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people.
Compared to NIV1984But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will because great joy for all the people.
Compared to TNIVBut the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will because great joy for all the people.

2 Timothy 1:12

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTδι’ ἣν αἰτίαν καὶ ταῦτα πάσχω, ἀλλ’ οὐκ ἐπαισχύνομαι, οἶδα γὰρ ᾧ πεπίστευκα, καὶ πέπεισμαι ὅτι δυνατός ἐστιν τὴν παραθήκην μου φυλάξαι εἰς ἐκείνην τὴν ἡμέραν.
NIV1984That is why I am suffering as I am. Yet I am not ashamed, because I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him for that day.
TNIVThat is why I am suffering as I am. Yet this is no cause for shame, because I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him until that day.
NIV2011That is why I am suffering as I am. Yet this is no cause for shame, because I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him until that day.
Compared to NIV1984That is why I am suffering as I am. Yet Ithis amis notno ashamedcause for shame, because I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him foruntil that day.
Compared to TNIVThat is why I am suffering as I am. Yet this is no cause for shame, because I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him until that day.


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