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

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The word 'Innocent' occurs 6 times more often in the NIV2011 (75 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (69 times). The word 'Innocent' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 8 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Innocent' 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 text440.0%
New text in NIV2011660.0%

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

Verses where Innocent was removed

Judges 21:22

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס וְהָיָ֡ה כִּֽי־ יָבֹ֣אוּ אֲבוֹתָם֩ א֨וֹ אֲחֵיהֶ֜ם אֵלֵ֗ינוּ וְאָמַ֤רְנוּ אֲלֵיהֶם֙ חָנּ֣וּנוּ אוֹתָ֔ם כִּ֣י לֹ֥א לָקַ֛חְנוּ אִ֥ישׁ אִשְׁתּ֖וֹ בַּמִּלְחָמָ֑ה כִּ֣י לֹ֥א אַתֶּ֛ם נְתַתֶּ֥ם לָהֶ֖ם כָּעֵ֥ת תֶּאְשָֽׁמוּ׃
NIV1984When their fathers or brothers complain to us, we will say to them, 'Do us a kindness by helping them, because we did not get wives for them during the war, and you are innocent, since you did not give your daughters to them.'"
TNIVWhen their fathers or brothers complain to us, we will say to them, 'Do us a kindness by helping them, because we did not get wives for them during the war, and you are innocent, since you did not give your daughters to them.'"
NIV2011When their fathers or brothers complain to us, we will say to them, 'Do us the favor of helping them, because we did not get wives for them during the war. You will not be guilty of breaking your oath because you did not give your daughters to them.'"
Compared to NIV1984When their fathers or brothers complain to us, we will say to them, 'Do us athe kindnessfavor byof helping them, because we did not get wives for them during the war, and. You youwill arenot innocent, sincebe guilty of breaking your oath because you did not give your daughters to them.'"
Compared to TNIVWhen their fathers or brothers complain to us, we will say to them, 'Do us athe kindnessfavor byof helping them, because we did not get wives for them during the war, and. You youwill arenot innocent, sincebe guilty of breaking your oath because you did not give your daughters to them.'"

Proverbs 16:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכָּֽל־ דַּרְכֵי־ אִ֭ישׁ זַ֣ךְ בְּעֵינָ֑יו וְתֹכֵ֖ן רוּח֣וֹת יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984All a man's ways seem innocent to him, but motives are weighed by the LORD.
TNIVPeople may think all their ways are pure, but motives are weighed by the LORD.
NIV2011All a person's ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the LORD.
Compared to NIV1984All a manperson's ways seem innocentpure to himthem, but motives are weighed by the LORD.
Compared to TNIVPeopleAll maya thinkperson's all their ways areseem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the LORD.

Verses where Innocent was added

Exodus 23:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְשֹׁ֖חַד לֹ֣א תִקָּ֑ח כִּ֤י הַשֹּׁ֙חַד֙ יְעַוֵּ֣ר פִּקְחִ֔ים וִֽיסַלֵּ֖ף דִּבְרֵ֥י צַדִּיקִֽים׃
NIV1984"Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds those who see and twists the words of the righteous.
TNIV"Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds those who see and twists the words of the righteous.
NIV2011"Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds those who see and twists the words of the innocent.
Compared to NIV1984"Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds those who see and twists the words of the righteousinnocent.
Compared to TNIV"Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds those who see and twists the words of the righteousinnocent.

Deuteronomy 16:19

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלֹא־ תַטֶּ֣ה מִשְׁפָּ֔ט לֹ֥א תַכִּ֖יר פָּנִ֑ים וְלֹא־ תִקַּ֣ח שֹׁ֔חַד כִּ֣י הַשֹּׁ֗חַד יְעַוֵּר֙ עֵינֵ֣י חֲכָמִ֔ים וִֽיסַלֵּ֖ף דִּבְרֵ֥י צַדִּיקִֽם׃
NIV1984Do not pervert justice or show partiality. Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the righteous.
TNIVDo not pervert justice or show partiality. Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the righteous.
NIV2011Do not pervert justice or show partiality. Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the innocent.
Compared to NIV1984Do not pervert justice or show partiality. Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the righteousinnocent.
Compared to TNIVDo not pervert justice or show partiality. Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the righteousinnocent.

Proverbs 1:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאִם־ יֹאמְרוּ֮ לְכָ֪ה אִ֫תָּ֥נוּ נֶאֶרְבָ֥ה לְדָ֑ם נִצְפְּנָ֖ה לְנָקִ֣י חִנָּֽם׃
NIV1984If they say, "Come along with us; let's lie in wait for someone's blood, let's waylay some harmless soul;
TNIVIf they say, "Come along with us; let's lie in wait for innocent blood, let's ambush some harmless soul;
NIV2011If they say, "Come along with us; let's lie in wait for innocent blood, let's ambush some harmless soul;
Compared to NIV1984If they say, "Come along with us; let's lie in wait for someone'sinnocent blood, let's waylayambush some harmless soul;
Compared to TNIVIf they say, "Come along with us; let's lie in wait for innocent blood, let's ambush some harmless soul;

Proverbs 12:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבְּפֶ֣שַׁע שְׂ֭פָתַיִם מוֹקֵ֣שׁ רָ֑ע וַיֵּצֵ֖א מִצָּרָ֣ה צַדִּֽיק׃
NIV1984An evil man is trapped by his sinful talk, but a righteous man escapes trouble.
TNIVEvildoers are trapped by their sinful talk, and so the innocent escape trouble.
NIV2011Evildoers are trapped by their sinful talk, and so the innocent escape trouble.
Compared to NIV1984AnEvildoers evilare man is trapped by histheir sinful talk, butand aso righteousthe maninnocent escapesescape trouble.
Compared to TNIVEvildoers are trapped by their sinful talk, and so the innocent escape trouble.

Joel 3:21

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְנִקֵּ֖יתִי דָּמָ֣ם לֹֽא־ נִקֵּ֑יתִי וַֽיהוָ֖ה שֹׁכֵ֥ן בְּצִיּֽוֹן׃
NIV1984Their bloodguilt, which I have not pardoned, I will pardon." The LORD dwells in Zion!
TNIVShall I leave their innocent blood unpunished? No, I will not." The LORD dwells in Zion!
NIV2011Shall I leave their innocent blood unavenged? No, I will not." The LORD dwells in Zion!
Compared to NIV1984TheirShall bloodguilt, which I haveleave nottheir pardonedinnocent blood unavenged? No, I will pardonnot." The LORD dwells in Zion!
Compared to TNIVShall I leave their innocent blood unpunishedunavenged? No, I will not." The LORD dwells in Zion!

Amos 2:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכֹּ֚ה אָמַ֣ר יְהוָ֔ה עַל־ שְׁלֹשָׁה֙ פִּשְׁעֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל וְעַל־ אַרְבָּעָ֖ה לֹ֣א אֲשִׁיבֶ֑נּוּ עַל־ מִכְרָ֤ם בַּכֶּ֙סֶף֙ צַדִּ֔יק וְאֶבְי֖וֹן בַּעֲב֥וּר נַעֲלָֽיִם׃
NIV1984This is what the LORD says: "For three sins of Israel, even for four, I will not turn back my wrath. They sell the righteous for silver, and the needy for a pair of sandals.
TNIVThis is what the LORD says: "For three sins of Israel, even for four, I will not turn back my wrath. They sell the innocent for silver, and the needy for a pair of sandals.
NIV2011This is what the LORD says: "For three sins of Israel, even for four, I will not relent. They sell the innocent for silver, and the needy for a pair of sandals.
Compared to NIV1984This is what the LORD says: "For three sins of Israel, even for four, I will not turn back my wrathrelent. They sell the righteousinnocent for silver, and the needy for a pair of sandals.
Compared to TNIVThis is what the LORD says: "For three sins of Israel, even for four, I will not turn back my wrathrelent. They sell the innocent for silver, and the needy for a pair of sandals.

Amos 5:12

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּ֤י יָדַ֙עְתִּי֙ רַבִּ֣ים פִּשְׁעֵיכֶ֔ם וַעֲצֻמִ֖ים חַטֹּֽאתֵיכֶ֑ם צֹרְרֵ֤י צַדִּיק֙ לֹ֣קְחֵי כֹ֔פֶר וְאֶבְיוֹנִ֖ים בַּשַּׁ֥עַר הִטּֽוּ׃
NIV1984For I know how many are your offenses and how great your sins. You oppress the righteous and take bribes and you deprive the poor of justice in the courts.
TNIVFor I know how many are your offenses and how great your sins. There are those who oppress the innocent and take bribes and deprive the poor of justice in the courts.
NIV2011For I know how many are your offenses and how great your sins. There are those who oppress the innocent and take bribes and deprive the poor of justice in the courts.
Compared to NIV1984For I know how many are your offenses and how great your sins. YouThere are those who oppress the righteousinnocent and take bribes and you deprive the poor of justice in the courts.
Compared to TNIVFor I know how many are your offenses and how great your sins. There are those who oppress the innocent and take bribes and deprive the poor of justice in the courts.

Acts 18:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTἀντιτασσομένων δὲ αὐτῶν καὶ βλασφημούντων ἐκτιναξάμενος τὰ ἱμάτια εἶπεν πρὸς αὐτούς· Τὸ αἷμα ὑμῶν ἐπὶ τὴν κεφαλὴν ὑμῶν· καθαρὸς ἐγώ· ἀπὸ τοῦ νῦν εἰς τὰ ἔθνη πορεύσομαι.
NIV1984But when the Jews opposed Paul and became abusive, he shook out his clothes in protest and said to them, "Your blood be on your own heads! I am clear of my responsibility. From now on I will go to the Gentiles."
TNIVBut when they opposed Paul and became abusive, he shook out his clothes in protest and said to them, "Your blood be on your own heads! I am innocent of it. From now on I will go to the Gentiles."
NIV2011But when they opposed Paul and became abusive, he shook out his clothes in protest and said to them, "Your blood be on your own heads! I am innocent of it. From now on I will go to the Gentiles."
Compared to NIV1984But when thethey Jews opposed Paul and became abusive, he shook out his clothes in protest and said to them, "Your blood be on your own heads! I am clearinnocent of my responsibilityit. From now on I will go to the Gentiles."
Compared to TNIVBut when they opposed Paul and became abusive, he shook out his clothes in protest and said to them, "Your blood be on your own heads! I am innocent of it. From now on I will go to the Gentiles."


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