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

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The word 'Judges' occurs 1 times more often in the NIV2011 (54 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (53 times). The word 'Judges' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 4 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Judges' 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 text571.4%
New text in NIV2011228.6%

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

Verses where Judges was removed

1 Samuel 8:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיְהִ֕י כַּאֲשֶׁ֥ר זָקֵ֖ן שְׁמוּאֵ֑ל וַיָּ֧שֶׂם אֶת־ בָּנָ֛יו שֹׁפְטִ֖ים לְיִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
NIV1984When Samuel grew old, he appointed his sons as judges for Israel.
TNIVWhen Samuel grew old, he appointed his sons as Israel's leaders.
NIV2011When Samuel grew old, he appointed his sons as Israel's leaders.
Compared to NIV1984When Samuel grew old, he appointed his sons as judges for Israel's leaders.
Compared to TNIVWhen Samuel grew old, he appointed his sons as Israel's leaders.

Isaiah 1:26

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְאָשִׁ֤יבָה שֹׁפְטַ֙יִךְ֙ כְּבָרִ֣אשֹׁנָ֔ה וְיֹעֲצַ֖יִךְ כְּבַתְּחִלָּ֑ה אַחֲרֵי־ כֵ֗ן יִקָּ֤רֵא לָךְ֙ עִ֣יר הַצֶּ֔דֶק קִרְיָ֖ה נֶאֱמָנָֽה׃
NIV1984I will restore your judges as in days of old, your counselors as at the beginning. Afterward you will be called the City of Righteousness, the Faithful City."
TNIVI will restore your judges as in days of old, your rulers as at the beginning. Afterward you will be called the City of Righteousness, the Faithful City."
NIV2011I will restore your leaders as in days of old, your rulers as at the beginning. Afterward you will be called the City of Righteousness, the Faithful City."
Compared to NIV1984I will restore your judgesleaders as in days of old, your counselorsrulers as at the beginning. Afterward you will be called the City of Righteousness, the Faithful City."
Compared to TNIVI will restore your judgesleaders as in days of old, your rulers as at the beginning. Afterward you will be called the City of Righteousness, the Faithful City."

1 Corinthians 6:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTβιωτικὰ μὲν οὖν κριτήρια ἐὰν ἔχητε, τοὺς ἐξουθενημένους ἐν τῇ ἐκκλησίᾳ, τούτους καθίζετε;
NIV1984Therefore, if you have disputes about such matters, appoint as judges even men of little account in the church!
TNIVTherefore, if you have disputes about such matters, do you ask for a ruling from those whose way of life is scorned in the church?
NIV2011Therefore, if you have disputes about such matters, do you ask for a ruling from those whose way of life is scorned in the church?
Compared to NIV1984Therefore, if you have disputes about such matters, appointdo asyou judgesask evenfor mena ruling from those whose way of littlelife accountis scorned in the church!?
Compared to TNIVTherefore, if you have disputes about such matters, do you ask for a ruling from those whose way of life is scorned in the church?

Verses where Judges was added

Psalms 9:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַֽ֭יהוָה לְעוֹלָ֣ם יֵשֵׁ֑ב כּוֹנֵ֖ן לַמִּשְׁפָּ֣ט כִּסְאֽוֹ׃
NIV1984He will judge the world in righteousness; he will govern the peoples with justice.
TNIVHe rules the world in righteousness and judges the peoples with equity.
NIV2011He rules the world in righteousness and judges the peoples with equity.
Compared to NIV1984He willrules judge the world in righteousness; he willand governjudges the peoples with justiceequity.
Compared to TNIVHe rules the world in righteousness and judges the peoples with equity.

Ezekiel 23:45

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס וַאֲנָשִׁ֣ים צַדִּיקִ֗ם הֵ֚מָּה יִשְׁפְּט֣וּ אֽוֹתְהֶ֔ם מִשְׁפַּט֙ נֹֽאֲפ֔וֹת וּמִשְׁפַּ֖ט שֹׁפְכ֣וֹת דָּ֑ם כִּ֤י נֹֽאֲפֹת֙ הֵ֔נָּה וְדָ֖ם בִּֽידֵיהֶֽן׃
NIV1984But righteous men will sentence them to the punishment of women who commit adultery and shed blood, because they are adulterous and blood is on their hands.
TNIVBut righteous judges will sentence them to the punishment of women who commit adultery and shed blood, because they are adulterous and blood is on their hands.
NIV2011But righteous judges will sentence them to the punishment of women who commit adultery and shed blood, because they are adulterous and blood is on their hands.
Compared to NIV1984But righteous menjudges will sentence them to the punishment of women who commit adultery and shed blood, because they are adulterous and blood is on their hands.
Compared to TNIVBut righteous judges will sentence them to the punishment of women who commit adultery and shed blood, because they are adulterous and blood is on their hands.

Acts 4:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὁ δὲ Πέτρος καὶ Ἰωάννης ἀποκριθέντες ⸂εἶπον πρὸς αὐτούς⸃· Εἰ δίκαιόν ἐστιν ἐνώπιον τοῦ θεοῦ ὑμῶν ἀκούειν μᾶλλον ἢ τοῦ θεοῦ, κρίνατε,
SBLGNT apparatusεἶπον πρὸς αὐτούς WH Treg NIV ] πρὸς αὐτούς εἶπον RP
NIV1984But Peter and John replied, "Judge for yourselves whether it is right in God's sight to obey you rather than God.
TNIVBut Peter and John replied, "Which is right in God's eyes: to listen to you, or to him? You be the judges!
NIV2011But Peter and John replied, "Which is right in God's eyes: to listen to you, or to him? You be the judges!
Compared to NIV1984But Peter and John replied, "JudgeWhich for yourselves whether it is right in God's sight eyes: to obeylisten to you, or ratherto thanhim? You God.be the judges!
Compared to TNIVBut Peter and John replied, "Which is right in God's eyes: to listen to you, or to him? You be the judges!

Romans 2:16

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἐν ⸂ἡμέρᾳ ὅτε⸃ ⸀κρίνει ὁ θεὸς τὰ κρυπτὰ τῶν ἀνθρώπων κατὰ τὸ εὐαγγέλιόν μου διὰ ⸂Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ⸃.
SBLGNT apparatusἡμέρᾳ ὅτε Treg NIV RP ] ᾗ ἡμέρᾳ WH • κρίνει WH NIV ] κρινεῖ Treg RP • Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ WH NA ] Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ Treg NIV RP
NIV1984This will take place on the day when God will judge men's secrets through Jesus Christ, as my gospel declares.
TNIVThis will take place on the day when God judges everyone's secrets through Jesus Christ, as my gospel declares.
NIV2011This will take place on the day when God judges people's secrets through Jesus Christ, as my gospel declares.
Compared to NIV1984This will take place on the day when God willjudges judge menpeople's secrets through Jesus Christ, as my gospel declares.
Compared to TNIVThis will take place on the day when God judges everyonepeople's secrets through Jesus Christ, as my gospel declares.


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