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

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The word 'Wickedness' occurs 3 times less often in the NIV2011 (109 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (112 times). The word 'Wickedness' was removed in 6 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Wickedness' 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 text888.9%
New text in NIV2011111.1%

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

Verses where Wickedness was removed

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.

Nehemiah 9:2

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיִּבָּֽדְלוּ֙ זֶ֣רַע יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל מִכֹּ֖ל בְּנֵ֣י נֵכָ֑ר וַיַּעַמְד֗וּ וַיִּתְוַדּוּ֙ עַל־ חַטֹּ֣אתֵיהֶ֔ם וַעֲוֺנ֖וֹת אֲבֹתֵיהֶֽם׃
NIV1984Those of Israelite descent had separated themselves from all foreigners. They stood in their places and confessed their sins and the wickedness of their fathers.
TNIVThose of Israelite descent had separated themselves from all foreigners. They stood in their places and confessed their sins and the sins of their ancestors.
NIV2011Those of Israelite descent had separated themselves from all foreigners. They stood in their places and confessed their sins and the sins of their ancestors.
Compared to NIV1984Those of Israelite descent had separated themselves from all foreigners. They stood in their places and confessed their sins and the wickednesssins of their fathersancestors.
Compared to TNIVThose of Israelite descent had separated themselves from all foreigners. They stood in their places and confessed their sins and the sins of their ancestors.

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.

Proverbs 22:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSזוֹרֵ֣עַ עַ֭וְלָה אָ֑וֶן וְשֵׁ֖בֶט עֶבְרָת֣וֹ יִכְלֶֽה׃
NIV1984He who sows wickedness reaps trouble, and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.
TNIVThose who sow injustice reap calamity, and the rod they wield in fury will be broken.
NIV2011Whoever sows injustice reaps calamity, and the rod they wield in fury will be broken.
Compared to NIV1984HeWhoever who sows wickednessinjustice reaps troublecalamity, and the rod ofthey hiswield in fury will be destroyedbroken.
Compared to TNIVThoseWhoever whosows sow injustice reapreaps calamity, and the rod they wield in fury will be broken.

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.

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.

Verses where Wickedness was added

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 56:7

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSיָג֤וּרוּ ׀ הֵ֭מָּה עֲקֵבַ֣י יִשְׁמֹ֑רוּ כַּ֝אֲשֶׁ֗ר קִוּ֥וּ נַפְשִֽׁי׃
NIV1984On no account let them escape; in your anger, O God, bring down the nations.
TNIVBecause of their wickedness do not let them escape; in your anger, God, bring the nations down.
NIV2011Because of their wickedness do not let them escape; in your anger, God, bring the nations down.
Compared to NIV1984OnBecause noof accounttheir wickedness do not let them escape; in your anger, O God, bring down the nations down.
Compared to TNIVBecause of their wickedness do not let them escape; in your anger, God, bring the nations down.

2 Thessalonians 2:10

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ ἐν πάσῃ ἀπάτῃ ⸀ἀδικίας τοῖς ἀπολλυμένοις, ἀνθ’ ὧν τὴν ἀγάπην τῆς ἀληθείας οὐκ ἐδέξαντο εἰς τὸ σωθῆναι αὐτούς·
SBLGNT apparatusἀδικίας WH Treg NIV ] τῆς ἀδικίας ἐν RP
NIV1984and in every sort of evil that deceives those who are perishing. They perish because they refused to love the truth and so be saved.
TNIVand all the ways that wickedness deceives those who are perishing. They perish because they refused to love the truth and so be saved.
NIV2011and all the ways that wickedness deceives those who are perishing. They perish because they refused to love the truth and so be saved.
Compared to NIV1984and inall everythe sortways of evil that wickedness deceives those who are perishing. They perish because they refused to love the truth and so be saved.
Compared to TNIVand all the ways that wickedness deceives those who are perishing. They perish because they refused to love the truth and so be saved.


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