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

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The word 'Justice' occurs 4 times less often in the NIV2011 (130 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (134 times). The word 'Justice' was removed in 9 verses, and added in 5 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Justice' 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 text1178.6%
New text in NIV2011321.4%

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

Verses where Justice was removed

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.

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.

Psalms 106:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאַ֭שְׁרֵי שֹׁמְרֵ֣י מִשְׁפָּ֑ט עֹשֵׂ֖ה צְדָקָ֣ה בְכָל־ עֵֽת׃
NIV1984Blessed are they who maintain justice, who constantly do what is right.
TNIVBlessed are those who act justly, who always do what is right.
NIV2011Blessed are those who act justly, who always do what is right.
Compared to NIV1984Blessed are theythose who maintainact justicejustly, who constantlyalways do what is right.
Compared to TNIVBlessed are those who act justly, who always do what is right.

Proverbs 28:5

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאַנְשֵׁי־ רָ֭ע לֹא־ יָבִ֣ינוּ מִשְׁפָּ֑ט וּמְבַקְשֵׁ֥י יְ֝הוָ֗ה יָבִ֥ינוּ כֹֽל׃
NIV1984Evil men do not understand justice, but those who seek the LORD understand it fully.
TNIVEvildoers do not understand what is right, but those who seek the LORD understand it fully.
NIV2011Evildoers do not understand what is right, but those who seek the LORD understand it fully.
Compared to NIV1984EvilEvildoers men do not understand justicewhat is right, but those who seek the LORD understand it fully.
Compared to TNIVEvildoers do not understand what is right, but those who seek the LORD understand it fully.

Jeremiah 10:24

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיַסְּרֵ֥נִי יְהוָ֖ה אַךְ־ בְּמִשְׁפָּ֑ט אַל־ בְּאַפְּךָ֖ פֶּן־ תַּמְעִטֵֽנִי׃
NIV1984Correct me, LORD, but only with justice-- not in your anger, lest you reduce me to nothing.
TNIVDiscipline me, LORD, but only in due measure-- not in your anger, or you will reduce me to nothing.
NIV2011Discipline me, LORD, but only in due measure-- not in your anger, or you will reduce me to nothing.
Compared to NIV1984CorrectDiscipline me, LORD, but only within justicedue measure-- not in your anger, lestor you will reduce me to nothing.
Compared to TNIVDiscipline me, LORD, but only in due measure-- not in your anger, or you will reduce me to nothing.

Jeremiah 30:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּֽי־ אִתְּךָ֥ אֲנִ֛י נְאֻם־ יְהוָ֖ה לְהֽוֹשִׁיעֶ֑ךָ כִּי֩ אֶעֱשֶׂ֨ה כָלָ֜ה בְּכָֽל־ הַגּוֹיִ֣ם ׀ אֲשֶׁ֧ר הֲפִצוֹתִ֣יךָ שָּׁ֗ם אַ֤ךְ אֹֽתְךָ֙ לֹֽא־ אֶעֱשֶׂ֣ה כָלָ֔ה וְיִסַּרְתִּ֙יךָ֙ לַמִּשְׁפָּ֔ט וְנַקֵּ֖ה לֹ֥א אֲנַקֶּֽךָּ׃
NIV1984I am with you and will save you,' declares the LORD. 'Though I completely destroy all the nations among which I scatter you, I will not completely destroy you. I will discipline you but only with justice; I will not let you go entirely unpunished.'
TNIVI am with you and will save you,' declares the LORD. 'Though I completely destroy all the nations among which I scatter you, I will not completely destroy you. I will discipline you but only in due measure; I will not let you go entirely unpunished.'
NIV2011I am with you and will save you,' declares the LORD. 'Though I completely destroy all the nations among which I scatter you, I will not completely destroy you. I will discipline you but only in due measure; I will not let you go entirely unpunished.'
Compared to NIV1984I am with you and will save you,' declares the LORD. 'Though I completely destroy all the nations among which I scatter you, I will not completely destroy you. I will discipline you but only within justicedue measure; I will not let you go entirely unpunished.'
Compared to TNIVI am with you and will save you,' declares the LORD. 'Though I completely destroy all the nations among which I scatter you, I will not completely destroy you. I will discipline you but only in due measure; I will not let you go entirely unpunished.'

Jeremiah 46:28

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס אַ֠תָּה אַל־ תִּירָ֞א עַבְדִּ֤י יַֽעֲקֹב֙ נְאֻם־ יְהוָ֔ה כִּ֥י אִתְּךָ֖ אָ֑נִי כִּי֩ אֶעֱשֶׂ֨ה כָלָ֜ה בְּכָֽל־ הַגּוֹיִ֣ם ׀ אֲשֶׁ֧ר הִדַּחְתִּ֣יךָ שָׁ֗מָּה וְאֹֽתְךָ֙ לֹא־ אֶעֱשֶׂ֣ה כָלָ֔ה וְיִסַּרְתִּ֙יךָ֙ לַמִּשְׁפָּ֔ט וְנַקֵּ֖ה לֹ֥א אֲנַקֶּֽךָּ׃
NIV1984Do not fear, O Jacob my servant, for I am with you," declares the LORD. "Though I completely destroy all the nations among which I scatter you, I will not completely destroy you. I will discipline you but only with justice; I will not let you go entirely unpunished."
TNIVDo not be afraid, Jacob my servant, for I am with you," declares the LORD. "Though I completely destroy all the nations among which I scatter you, I will not completely destroy you. I will discipline you but only in due measure; I will not let you go entirely unpunished."
NIV2011Do not be afraid, Jacob my servant, for I am with you," declares the LORD. "Though I completely destroy all the nations among which I scatter you, I will not completely destroy you. I will discipline you but only in due measure; I will not let you go entirely unpunished."
Compared to NIV1984Do not fear, Obe afraid, Jacob my servant, for I am with you," declares the LORD. "Though I completely destroy all the nations among which I scatter you, I will not completely destroy you. I will discipline you but only within justicedue measure; I will not let you go entirely unpunished."
Compared to TNIVDo not be afraid, Jacob my servant, for I am with you," declares the LORD. "Though I completely destroy all the nations among which I scatter you, I will not completely destroy you. I will discipline you but only in due measure; I will not let you go entirely unpunished."

Romans 3:25

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὃν προέθετο ὁ θεὸς ἱλαστήριον ⸀διὰ πίστεως ἐν τῷ αὐτοῦ αἵματι εἰς ἔνδειξιν τῆς δικαιοσύνης αὐτοῦ διὰ τὴν πάρεσιν τῶν προγεγονότων ἁμαρτημάτων
SBLGNT apparatusδιὰ WH Treg ] + τῆς NIV RP
NIV1984God presented him as a sacrifice of atonement, through faith in his blood. He did this to demonstrate his justice, because in his forbearance he had left the sins committed beforehand unpunished--
TNIVGod presented Christ as a sacrifice of atonement, through the shedding of his blood--to be received by faith. He did this to demonstrate his justice, because in his forbearance he had left the sins committed beforehand unpunished--
NIV2011God presented Christ as a sacrifice of atonement, through the shedding of his blood--to be received by faith. He did this to demonstrate his righteousness, because in his forbearance he had left the sins committed beforehand unpunished--
Compared to NIV1984God presented himChrist as a sacrifice of atonement, through faiththe inshedding of his blood--to be received by faith. He did this to demonstrate his justicerighteousness, because in his forbearance he had left the sins committed beforehand unpunished--
Compared to TNIVGod presented Christ as a sacrifice of atonement, through the shedding of his blood--to be received by faith. He did this to demonstrate his justicerighteousness, because in his forbearance he had left the sins committed beforehand unpunished--

Romans 3:26

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἐν τῇ ἀνοχῇ τοῦ θεοῦ, πρὸς ⸀τὴν ἔνδειξιν τῆς δικαιοσύνης αὐτοῦ ἐν τῷ νῦν καιρῷ, εἰς τὸ εἶναι αὐτὸν δίκαιον καὶ δικαιοῦντα τὸν ἐκ πίστεως Ἰησοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusτὴν WH Treg NIV ] – RP
NIV1984he did it to demonstrate his justice at the present time, so as to be just and the one who justifies those who have faith in Jesus.
TNIVhe did it to demonstrate his justice at the present time, so as to be just and the one who justifies those who have faith in Jesus.
NIV2011he did it to demonstrate his righteousness at the present time, so as to be just and the one who justifies those who have faith in Jesus.
Compared to NIV1984he did it to demonstrate his justicerighteousness at the present time, so as to be just and the one who justifies those who have faith in Jesus.
Compared to TNIVhe did it to demonstrate his justicerighteousness at the present time, so as to be just and the one who justifies those who have faith in Jesus.

Verses where Justice was added

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 50:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיַּגִּ֣ידוּ שָׁמַ֣יִם צִדְק֑וֹ כִּֽי־ אֱלֹהִ֓ים ׀ שֹׁפֵ֖ט ה֣וּא סֶֽלָה׃
NIV1984And the heavens proclaim his righteousness, for God himself is judge. Selah
TNIVAnd the heavens proclaim his righteousness, for he is a God of justice.
NIV2011And the heavens proclaim his righteousness, for he is a God of justice.
Compared to NIV1984And the heavens proclaim his righteousness, for Godhe himself is judge. Selaha God of justice.
Compared to TNIVAnd the heavens proclaim his righteousness, for he is a God of justice.

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.

Amos 5:10

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSשָׂנְא֥וּ בַשַּׁ֖עַר מוֹכִ֑יחַ וְדֹבֵ֥ר תָּמִ֖ים יְתָעֵֽבוּ׃
NIV1984you hate the one who reproves in court and despise him who tells the truth.
TNIVThere are those who hate the one who reproves in court and detest the one who tells the truth.
NIV2011There are those who hate the one who upholds justice in court and detest the one who tells the truth.
Compared to NIV1984youThere are those who hate the one who reprovesupholds justice in court and despisedetest himthe one who tells the truth.
Compared to TNIVThere are those who hate the one who reprovesupholds justice in court and detest the one who tells the truth.

Hebrews 1:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTπρὸς δὲ τὸν υἱόν· Ὁ θρόνος σου ὁ θεὸς εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα τοῦ αἰῶνος, ⸂καὶ ἡ ῥάβδος τῆς εὐθύτητος⸃ ῥάβδος τῆς βασιλείας ⸀σου.
SBLGNT apparatusκαὶ ἡ ῥάβδος τῆς εὐθύτητος WH Treg NIV ] ῥάβδος εὐθύτητος ἡ RP • σου Treg NIV RP ] αὐτοῦ WH
NIV1984But about the Son he says, "Your throne, O God, will last for ever and ever, and righteousness will be the scepter of your kingdom.
TNIVBut about the Son he says, "Your throne, O God, will last for ever and ever; a scepter of justice will be the scepter of your kingdom.
NIV2011But about the Son he says, "Your throne, O God, will last for ever and ever; a scepter of justice will be the scepter of your kingdom.
Compared to NIV1984But about the Son he says, "Your throne, O God, will last for ever and ever, and; a righteousnessscepter of justice will be the scepter of your kingdom.
Compared to TNIVBut about the Son he says, "Your throne, O God, will last for ever and ever; a scepter of justice will be the scepter of your kingdom.


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