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

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The word 'Wicked' occurs 9 times more often in the NIV2011 (372 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (363 times). The word 'Wicked' was removed in 9 verses, and added in 17 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Wicked' 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 text1869.2%
New text in NIV2011830.8%

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

Verses where Wicked was removed

Exodus 23:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס לֹ֥א תִשָּׂ֖א שֵׁ֣מַע שָׁ֑וְא אַל־ תָּ֤שֶׁת יָֽדְךָ֙ עִם־ רָשָׁ֔ע לִהְיֹ֖ת עֵ֥ד חָמָֽס׃
NIV1984"Do not spread false reports. Do not help a wicked man by being a malicious witness.
TNIV"Do not spread false reports. Do not help a guilty person by being a malicious witness.
NIV2011"Do not spread false reports. Do not help a guilty person by being a malicious witness.
Compared to NIV1984"Do not spread false reports. Do not help a wickedguilty manperson by being a malicious witness.
Compared to TNIV"Do not spread false reports. Do not help a guilty person by being a malicious witness.

Deuteronomy 13:13

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכִּֽי־ תִשְׁמַ֞ע בְּאַחַ֣ת עָרֶ֗יךָ אֲשֶׁר֩ יְהוָ֨ה אֱלֹהֶ֜יךָ נֹתֵ֥ן לְךָ֛ לָשֶׁ֥בֶת שָׁ֖ם לֵאמֹֽר׃
NIV1984that wicked men have arisen among you and have led the people of their town astray, saying, "Let us go and worship other gods" (gods you have not known),
TNIVthat wicked persons have arisen among you and have led the people of their town astray, saying, "Let us go and worship other gods" (gods you have not known),
NIV2011that troublemakers have arisen among you and have led the people of their town astray, saying, "Let us go and worship other gods" (gods you have not known),
Compared to NIV1984that wicked mentroublemakers have arisen among you and have led the people of their town astray, saying, "Let us go and worship other gods" (gods you have not known),
Compared to TNIVthat wicked personstroublemakers have arisen among you and have led the people of their town astray, saying, "Let us go and worship other gods" (gods you have not known),

1 Samuel 2:12

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוּבְנֵ֥י עֵלִ֖י בְּנֵ֣י בְלִיָּ֑עַל לֹ֥א יָדְע֖וּ אֶת־ יְהוָֽה׃
NIV1984Eli's sons were wicked men; they had no regard for the LORD.
TNIVEli's sons were scoundrels; they had no regard for the LORD.
NIV2011Eli's sons were scoundrels; they had no regard for the LORD.
Compared to NIV1984Eli's sons were wicked menscoundrels; they had no regard for the LORD.
Compared to TNIVEli's sons were scoundrels; they had no regard for the LORD.

Psalms 5:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיְֽהוָ֗ה בֹּ֭קֶרc תִּשְׁמַ֣ע קוֹלִ֑י בֹּ֥קֶר אֶֽעֱרָךְ־ לְ֝ךָ֗ וַאֲצַפֶּֽה׃
NIV1984You are not a God who takes pleasure in evil; with you the wicked cannot dwell.
TNIVFor you are not a God who is pleased with wickedness; with you, evil people are not welcome.
NIV2011For you are not a God who is pleased with wickedness; with you, evil people are not welcome.
Compared to NIV1984YouFor you are not a God who takesis pleasurepleased inwith evilwickedness; with you, evil thepeople wickedare cannotnot dwellwelcome.
Compared to TNIVFor you are not a God who is pleased with wickedness; with you, evil people are not welcome.

Psalms 12:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאַתָּֽה־ יְהוָ֥ה תִּשְׁמְרֵ֑ם תִּצְּרֶ֓נּוּ ׀ מִן־ הַדּ֖וֹר ז֣וּ לְעוֹלָֽם׃
NIV1984The wicked freely strut about when what is vile is honored among men.
TNIVwho freely strut about while depravity is honored by the human race.
NIV2011who freely strut about when what is vile is honored by the human race.
Compared to NIV1984Thewho wicked freely strut about when what is vile is honored amongby menthe human race.
Compared to TNIVwho freely strut about whilewhen depravitywhat is vile is honored by the human race.

Proverbs 11:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבְּמ֤וֹת אָדָ֣ם רָ֭שָׁע תֹּאבַ֣ד תִּקְוָ֑ה וְתוֹחֶ֖לֶת אוֹנִ֣ים אָבָֽדָה׃
NIV1984When a wicked man dies, his hope perishes; all he expected from his power comes to nothing.
TNIVHopes placed in mortals die with them; all the promise of their power comes to nothing.
NIV2011Hopes placed in mortals die with them; all the promise of their power comes to nothing.
Compared to NIV1984WhenHopes aplaced wickedin manmortals dies, hisdie hopewith perishesthem; all hethe expectedpromise fromof histheir power comes to nothing.
Compared to TNIVHopes placed in mortals die with them; all the promise of their power comes to nothing.

Hosea 6:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSגִּלְעָ֕ד קִרְיַ֖ת פֹּ֣עֲלֵי אָ֑וֶן עֲקֻבָּ֖ה מִדָּֽם׃
NIV1984Gilead is a city of wicked men, stained with footprints of blood.
TNIVGilead is a city of wicked people, stained with footprints of blood.
NIV2011Gilead is a city of evildoers, stained with footprints of blood.
Compared to NIV1984Gilead is a city of wicked menevildoers, stained with footprints of blood.
Compared to TNIVGilead is a city of wicked peopleevildoers, stained with footprints of blood.

Romans 4:5

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTτῷ δὲ μὴ ἐργαζομένῳ, πιστεύοντι δὲ ἐπὶ τὸν δικαιοῦντα τὸν ἀσεβῆ, λογίζεται ἡ πίστις αὐτοῦ εἰς δικαιοσύνην,
NIV1984However, to the man who does not work but trusts God who justifies the wicked, his faith is credited as righteousness.
TNIVHowever, to anyone who does not work but trusts God who justifies the ungodly, their faith is credited as righteousness.
NIV2011However, to the one who does not work but trusts God who justifies the ungodly, their faith is credited as righteousness.
Compared to NIV1984However, to the manone who does not work but trusts God who justifies the wickedungodly, histheir faith is credited as righteousness.
Compared to TNIVHowever, to anyonethe one who does not work but trusts God who justifies the ungodly, their faith is credited as righteousness.

1 Corinthians 6:9

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἪ οὐκ οἴδατε ὅτι ἄδικοι ⸂θεοῦ βασιλείαν⸃ οὐ κληρονομήσουσιν; μὴ πλανᾶσθε· οὔτε πόρνοι οὔτε εἰδωλολάτραι οὔτε μοιχοὶ οὔτε μαλακοὶ οὔτε ἀρσενοκοῖται
SBLGNT apparatusθεοῦ βασιλείαν WH Treg NIV ] βασιλείαν θεοῦ RP
NIV1984Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor male prostitutes nor homosexual offenders
TNIVOr do you not know that wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor male prostitutes nor practicing homosexuals
NIV2011Or do you not know that wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor men who have sex with men
Compared to NIV1984DoOr do you not know that thewrongdoers wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor malemen prostituteswho norhave homosexualsex offenderswith men
Compared to TNIVOr do you not know that wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor malemen prostituteswho norhave practicingsex homosexualswith men

Verses where Wicked was added

2 Chronicles 20:35

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְאַחֲרֵיכֵ֗ן אֶתְחַבַּר֙ יְהוֹשָׁפָ֣ט מֶֽלֶךְ־ יְהוּדָ֔ה עִ֖ם אֲחַזְיָ֣ה מֶֽלֶךְ־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל ה֖וּא הִרְשִׁ֥יעַ לַעֲשֽׂוֹת׃
NIV1984Later, Jehoshaphat king of Judah made an alliance with Ahaziah king of Israel, who was guilty of wickedness.
TNIVLater, Jehoshaphat king of Judah made an alliance with Ahaziah king of Israel, whose ways were wicked.
NIV2011Later, Jehoshaphat king of Judah made an alliance with Ahaziah king of Israel, whose ways were wicked.
Compared to NIV1984Later, Jehoshaphat king of Judah made an alliance with Ahaziah king of Israel, whowhose wasways guiltywere of wickednesswicked.
Compared to TNIVLater, Jehoshaphat king of Judah made an alliance with Ahaziah king of Israel, whose ways were wicked.

Job 21:19

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאֱל֗וֹהַּ יִצְפֹּן־ לְבָנָ֥יו אוֹנ֑וֹ יְשַׁלֵּ֖ם אֵלָ֣יו וְיֵדָֽע׃
NIV1984It is said, 'God stores up a man's punishment for his sons.' Let him repay the man himself, so that he will know it!
TNIVIt is said, 'God stores up the punishment of the wicked for their children.' Let him repay the wicked, so that they themselves will experience it!
NIV2011It is said, 'God stores up the punishment of the wicked for their children.' Let him repay the wicked, so that they themselves will experience it!
Compared to NIV1984It is said, 'God stores up athe man's punishment of the wicked for histheir sonschildren.' Let him repay the man himselfwicked, so that hethey themselves will knowexperience it!
Compared to TNIVIt is said, 'God stores up the punishment of the wicked for their children.' Let him repay the wicked, so that they themselves will experience it!

Job 21:30

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּ֤י לְי֣וֹם אֵ֭יד יֵחָ֣שֶׂךְ רָ֑ע לְי֖וֹם עֲבָר֣וֹת יוּבָֽלוּ׃
NIV1984that the evil man is spared from the day of calamity, that he is delivered from the day of wrath?
TNIVthat the wicked are spared from the day of calamity, that they are delivered from the day of wrath?
NIV2011that the wicked are spared from the day of calamity, that they are delivered from the day of wrath?
Compared to NIV1984that the evilwicked manare is spared from the day of calamity, that hethey isare delivered from the day of wrath?
Compared to TNIVthat the wicked are spared from the day of calamity, that they are delivered from the day of wrath?

Job 22:15

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהַאֹ֣רַח עוֹלָ֣ם תִּשְׁמֹ֑ר אֲשֶׁ֖ר דָּרְכ֣וּ מְתֵי־ אָֽוֶן׃
NIV1984Will you keep to the old path that evil men have trod?
TNIVWill you keep to the old path that the wicked have trod?
NIV2011Will you keep to the old path that the wicked have trod?
Compared to NIV1984Will you keep to the old path that evilthe menwicked have trod?
Compared to TNIVWill you keep to the old path that the wicked have trod?

Job 24:20

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיִשְׁכָּ֘חֵ֤הוּ רֶ֨חֶם ׀ מְתָ֘ק֤וֹ רִמָּ֗ה ע֥וֹד לֹֽא־ יִזָּכֵ֑ר וַתִּשָּׁבֵ֖ר כָּעֵ֣ץ עַוְלָֽה׃
NIV1984The womb forgets them, the worm feasts on them; evil men are no longer remembered but are broken like a tree.
TNIVThe womb forgets them, the worm feasts on them; the wicked are no longer remembered but are broken like a tree.
NIV2011The womb forgets them, the worm feasts on them; the wicked are no longer remembered but are broken like a tree.
Compared to NIV1984The womb forgets them, the worm feasts on them; evilthe menwicked are no longer remembered but are broken like a tree.
Compared to TNIVThe womb forgets them, the worm feasts on them; the wicked are no longer remembered but are broken like a tree.

Job 27:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאִם־ תְּדַבֵּ֣רְנָה שְׂפָתַ֣י עַוְלָ֑ה וּ֝לְשׁוֹנִ֗י אִם־ יֶהְגֶּ֥ה רְמִיָּֽה׃
NIV1984my lips will not speak wickedness, and my tongue will utter no deceit.
TNIVmy lips will not say anything wicked, and my tongue will not utter lies.
NIV2011my lips will not say anything wicked, and my tongue will not utter lies.
Compared to NIV1984my lips will not speaksay wickednessanything wicked, and my tongue will not utter no deceitlies.
Compared to TNIVmy lips will not say anything wicked, and my tongue will not utter lies.

Job 31:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּי־ זִמָּ֑ה עָוֺ֥ן פְּלִילִֽים׃
NIV1984For that would have been shameful, a sin to be judged.
TNIVFor that would have been wicked, a sin to be judged.
NIV2011For that would have been wicked, a sin to be judged.
Compared to NIV1984For that would have been shamefulwicked, a sin to be judged.
Compared to TNIVFor that would have been wicked, a sin to be judged.

Psalms 12:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאִֽמֲר֣וֹת יְהוָה֮ אֲמָר֪וֹת טְהֹ֫ר֥וֹת כֶּ֣סֶף צָ֭רוּף בַּעֲלִ֣יל לָאָ֑רֶץ מְ֝זֻקָּ֗ק שִׁבְעָתָֽיִם׃
NIV1984O LORD, you will keep us safe and protect us from such people forever.
TNIVYou, LORD, will keep the needy safe and will protect us forever from the wicked,
NIV2011You, LORD, will keep the needy safe and will protect us forever from the wicked,
Compared to NIV1984O You, LORD, you will keep usthe needy safe and will protect us forever from suchthe people forever.wicked,
Compared to TNIVYou, LORD, will keep the needy safe and will protect us forever from the wicked,

Psalms 17:14

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSמִֽמְתִ֥ים יָדְךָ֨ ׀ יְהוָ֡ה מִֽמְתִ֬ים מֵחֶ֗לֶד חֶלְקָ֥ם בַּֽחַיִּים֮ תְּמַלֵּ֪א בִ֫טְנָ֥ם יִשְׂבְּע֥וּ בָנִ֑ים וְהִנִּ֥יחוּ יִ֝תְרָ֗ם לְעוֹלְלֵיהֶֽם׃
NIV1984O LORD, by your hand save me from such men, from men of this world whose reward is in this life. You still the hunger of those you cherish; their sons have plenty, and they store up wealth for their children.
TNIVBy your hand save me from such people, LORD, from those of this world whose reward is in this life. May what you have stored up for the wicked fill their bellies; may their children gorge themselves on it, may there be leftovers for their little ones.
NIV2011By your hand save me from such people, LORD, from those of this world whose reward is in this life. May what you have stored up for the wicked fill their bellies; may their children gorge themselves on it, and may there be leftovers for their little ones.
Compared to NIV1984OBy LORD, by your hand save me from such menpeople, LORD, from menthose of this world whose reward is in this life. YouMay stillwhat theyou hungerhave ofstored thoseup youfor cherishthe wicked fill their bellies; may their sonschildren havegorge plentythemselves on it, and theymay storethere upbe wealthleftovers for their childrenlittle ones.
Compared to TNIVBy your hand save me from such people, LORD, from those of this world whose reward is in this life. May what you have stored up for the wicked fill their bellies; may their children gorge themselves on it, and may there be leftovers for their little ones.

Psalms 27:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSבִּקְרֹ֤ב עָלַ֨י ׀ מְרֵעִים֮ לֶאֱכֹ֪ל אֶת־ בְּשָׂ֫רִ֥י צָרַ֣י וְאֹיְבַ֣י לִ֑י הֵ֖מָּה כָשְׁל֣וּ וְנָפָֽלוּ׃
NIV1984When evil men advance against me to devour my flesh, when my enemies and my foes attack me, they will stumble and fall.
TNIVWhen the wicked advance against me to devour me, it is my enemies and my foes who will stumble and fall.
NIV2011When the wicked advance against me to devour me, it is my enemies and my foes who will stumble and fall.
Compared to NIV1984When evilthe menwicked advance against me to devour my fleshme, whenit is my enemies and my foes attack me, theywho will stumble and fall.
Compared to TNIVWhen the wicked advance against me to devour me, it is my enemies and my foes who will stumble and fall.

Psalms 37:33

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSיְ֭הוָה לֹא־ יַעַזְבֶ֣נּוּ בְיָד֑וֹ וְלֹ֥א יַ֝רְשִׁיעֶ֗נּוּ בְּהִשָּׁפְטֽוֹ׃
NIV1984but the LORD will not leave them in their power or let them be condemned when brought to trial.
TNIVbut the LORD will not leave them in their power or let them be condemned when brought to trial.
NIV2011but the LORD will not leave them in the power of the wicked or let them be condemned when brought to trial.
Compared to NIV1984but the LORD will not leave them in theirthe power of the wicked or let them be condemned when brought to trial.
Compared to TNIVbut the LORD will not leave them in theirthe power of the wicked or let them be condemned when brought to trial.

Psalms 94:21

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיָ֭גוֹדּוּ עַל־ נֶ֣פֶשׁ צַדִּ֑יק וְדָ֖ם נָקִ֣י יַרְשִֽׁיעוּ׃
NIV1984They band together against the righteous and condemn the innocent to death.
TNIVThe wicked band together against the righteous and condemn the innocent to death.
NIV2011The wicked band together against the righteous and condemn the innocent to death.
Compared to NIV1984TheyThe wicked band together against the righteous and condemn the innocent to death.
Compared to TNIVThe wicked band together against the righteous and condemn the innocent to death.

Proverbs 10:23

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכִּשְׂח֣וֹק לִ֭כְסִיל עֲשׂ֣וֹת זִמָּ֑ה וְ֝חָכְמָ֗ה לְאִ֣ישׁ תְּבוּנָֽה׃
NIV1984A fool finds pleasure in evil conduct, but a man of understanding delights in wisdom.
TNIVFools find pleasure in wicked schemes, but those who have understanding delight in wisdom.
NIV2011A fool finds pleasure in wicked schemes, but a person of understanding delights in wisdom.
Compared to NIV1984A fool finds pleasure in evilwicked conductschemes, but a manperson of understanding delights in wisdom.
Compared to TNIVFoolsA findfool finds pleasure in wicked schemes, but thosea whoperson haveof understanding delightdelights in wisdom.

Proverbs 12:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSט֗וֹב יָפִ֣יק רָ֭צוֹן מֵיְהוָ֑ה וְאִ֖ישׁ מְזִמּ֣וֹת יַרְשִֽׁיעַ׃
NIV1984A good man obtains favor from the LORD, but the LORD condemns a crafty man.
TNIVGood people obtain favor from the LORD, but he condemns those who devise wicked schemes.
NIV2011Good people obtain favor from the LORD, but he condemns those who devise wicked schemes.
Compared to NIV1984AGood goodpeople manobtain obtains favor from the LORD, but thehe LORD condemns athose craftywho mandevise wicked schemes.
Compared to TNIVGood people obtain favor from the LORD, but he condemns those who devise wicked schemes.

Ezekiel 7:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהֶחָמָ֥ס ׀ קָ֖ם לְמַטֵּה־ רֶ֑שַׁע לֹא־ מֵהֶ֞ם וְלֹ֧א מֵהֲמוֹנָ֛ם וְלֹ֥א מֶהֱמֵהֶ֖ם וְלֹא־ נֹ֥הַּ בָּהֶֽם׃
NIV1984Violence has grown into a rod to punish wickedness; none of the people will be left, none of that crowd--no wealth, nothing of value.
TNIVViolence has arisen, a rod to punish the wicked. None of the people will be left, none of that crowd-- none of their wealth, nothing of value.
NIV2011Violence has arisen, a rod to punish the wicked. None of the people will be left, none of that crowd-- none of their wealth, nothing of value.
Compared to NIV1984Violence has grown into arisen, a rod to punish wickedness; nonethe wicked. None of the people will be left, none of that crowd--no-- none of their wealth, nothing of value.
Compared to TNIVViolence has arisen, a rod to punish the wicked. None of the people will be left, none of that crowd-- none of their wealth, nothing of value.

Hosea 6:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוּכְחַכֵּ֨י אִ֜ישׁ גְּדוּדִ֗ים חֶ֚בֶר כֹּֽהֲנִ֔ים דֶּ֖רֶךְ יְרַצְּחוּ־ שֶׁ֑כְמָה כִּ֥י זִמָּ֖ה עָשֽׂוּ׃
NIV1984As marauders lie in ambush for a man, so do bands of priests; they murder on the road to Shechem, committing shameful crimes.
TNIVAs marauders lie in ambush for a victim, so do bands of priests; they murder on the road to Shechem, carrying out their wicked schemes.
NIV2011As marauders lie in ambush for a victim, so do bands of priests; they murder on the road to Shechem, carrying out their wicked schemes.
Compared to NIV1984As marauders lie in ambush for a manvictim, so do bands of priests; they murder on the road to Shechem, committingcarrying shamefulout crimestheir wicked schemes.
Compared to TNIVAs marauders lie in ambush for a victim, so do bands of priests; they murder on the road to Shechem, carrying out their wicked schemes.

Nahum 1:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSס מִמֵּ֣ךְ יָצָ֔א חֹשֵׁ֥ב3 עַל־ יְהוָ֖ה רָעָ֑ה יֹעֵ֖ץ בְּלִיָּֽעַל׃
NIV1984From you, O Nineveh, has one come forth who plots evil against the LORD and counsels wickedness.
TNIVFrom you, Nineveh, has one come forth who plots evil against the LORD and devises wicked plans.
NIV2011From you, Nineveh, has one come forth who plots evil against the LORD and devises wicked plans.
Compared to NIV1984From you, O Nineveh, has one come forth who plots evil against the LORD and counselsdevises wickednesswicked plans.
Compared to TNIVFrom you, Nineveh, has one come forth who plots evil against the LORD and devises wicked plans.


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