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

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The word 'Wrong' occurs 2 times less often in the NIV2011 (99 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (101 times). The word 'Wrong' was removed in 6 verses, and added in 4 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Wrong' 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 text990.0%
New text in NIV2011110.0%

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

Verses where Wrong was removed

2 Chronicles 22:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSגַּם־ ה֣וּא הָלַ֔ךְ בְּדַרְכֵ֖י בֵּ֣ית אַחְאָ֑ב כִּ֥י אִמּ֛וֹ הָיְתָ֥ה יֽוֹעַצְתּ֖וֹ לְהַרְשִֽׁיעַ׃
NIV1984He too walked in the ways of the house of Ahab, for his mother encouraged him in doing wrong.
TNIVHe too followed the ways of the house of Ahab, for his mother encouraged him to act wickedly.
NIV2011He too followed the ways of the house of Ahab, for his mother encouraged him to act wickedly.
Compared to NIV1984He too walkedfollowed in the ways of the house of Ahab, for his mother encouraged him into doingact wrongwickedly.
Compared to TNIVHe too followed the ways of the house of Ahab, for his mother encouraged him to act wickedly.

Nehemiah 9:33

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְאַתָּ֣ה צַדִּ֔יק עַ֖ל כָּל־ הַבָּ֣א עָלֵ֑ינוּ כִּֽי־ אֱמֶ֥ת עָשִׂ֖יתָ וַאֲנַ֥חְנוּ הִרְשָֽׁעְנוּ׃
NIV1984In all that has happened to us, you have been just; you have acted faithfully, while we did wrong.
TNIVIn all that has happened to us, you have remained righteous; you have acted faithfully, while we acted wickedly.
NIV2011In all that has happened to us, you have remained righteous; you have acted faithfully, while we acted wickedly.
Compared to NIV1984In all that has happened to us, you have beenremained justrighteous; you have acted faithfully, while we didacted wrongwickedly.
Compared to TNIVIn all that has happened to us, you have remained righteous; you have acted faithfully, while we acted wickedly.

Habakkuk 1:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלָ֣מָּה תַרְאֵ֤נִי אָ֙וֶן֙ וְעָמָ֣ל תַּבִּ֔יט וְשֹׁ֥ד וְחָמָ֖ס לְנֶגְדִּ֑י וַיְהִ֧י רִ֦יב וּמָד֖וֹן יִשָּֽׂא׃
NIV1984Why do you make me look at injustice? Why do you tolerate wrong? Destruction and violence are before me; there is strife, and conflict abounds.
TNIVWhy do you make me look at injustice? Why do you tolerate wrongdoing? Destruction and violence are before me; there is strife, and conflict abounds.
NIV2011Why do you make me look at injustice? Why do you tolerate wrongdoing? Destruction and violence are before me; there is strife, and conflict abounds.
Compared to NIV1984Why do you make me look at injustice? Why do you tolerate wrongwrongdoing? Destruction and violence are before me; there is strife, and conflict abounds.
Compared to TNIVWhy do you make me look at injustice? Why do you tolerate wrongdoing? Destruction and violence are before me; there is strife, and conflict abounds.

Habakkuk 1:13

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSטְה֤וֹר עֵינַ֙יִם֙ מֵרְא֣וֹת רָ֔ע וְהַבִּ֥יט אֶל־ עָמָ֖ל לֹ֣א תוּכָ֑ל לָ֤מָּה תַבִּיט֙ בּֽוֹגְדִ֔ים תַּחֲרִ֕ישׁ בְּבַלַּ֥ע רָשָׁ֖ע צַדִּ֥יק מִמֶּֽנּוּ׃
NIV1984Your eyes are too pure to look on evil; you cannot tolerate wrong. Why then do you tolerate the treacherous? Why are you silent while the wicked swallow up those more righteous than themselves?
TNIVYour eyes are too pure to look on evil; you cannot tolerate wrongdoing. Why then do you tolerate the treacherous? Why are you silent while the wicked swallow up those more righteous than themselves?
NIV2011Your eyes are too pure to look on evil; you cannot tolerate wrongdoing. Why then do you tolerate the treacherous? Why are you silent while the wicked swallow up those more righteous than themselves?
Compared to NIV1984Your eyes are too pure to look on evil; you cannot tolerate wrongwrongdoing. Why then do you tolerate the treacherous? Why are you silent while the wicked swallow up those more righteous than themselves?
Compared to TNIVYour eyes are too pure to look on evil; you cannot tolerate wrongdoing. Why then do you tolerate the treacherous? Why are you silent while the wicked swallow up those more righteous than themselves?

Galatians 2:11

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTὍτε δὲ ἦλθεν ⸀Κηφᾶς εἰς Ἀντιόχειαν, κατὰ πρόσωπον αὐτῷ ἀντέστην, ὅτι κατεγνωσμένος ἦν·
SBLGNT apparatusΚηφᾶς WH Treg NIV] Πέτρος RP
NIV1984When Peter came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he was clearly in the wrong.
TNIVWhen Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned.
NIV2011When Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned.
Compared to NIV1984When PeterCephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he wasstood clearly in the wrongcondemned.
Compared to TNIVWhen Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned.

Colossians 3:25

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ ⸀γὰρ ἀδικῶν κομίσεται ὃ ἠδίκησεν, καὶ οὐκ ἔστιν προσωπολημψία.
SBLGNT apparatusγὰρ WH Treg NIV ] δὲ RP
NIV1984Anyone who does wrong will be repaid for his wrong, and there is no favoritism.
TNIVThose who do wrong will be repaid for their wrongs, and there is no favoritism.
NIV2011Anyone who does wrong will be repaid for their wrongs, and there is no favoritism.
Compared to NIV1984Anyone who does wrong will be repaid for histheir wrongwrongs, and there is no favoritism.
Compared to TNIVThoseAnyone who dodoes wrong will be repaid for their wrongs, and there is no favoritism.

Verses where Wrong was added

1 Samuel 26:21

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּאמֶר֩ שָׁא֨וּל חָטָ֜אתִי שׁ֣וּב בְּנִֽי־ דָוִ֗ד כִּ֠י לֹֽא־ אָרַ֤ע לְךָ֙ ע֔וֹד תַּ֠חַת אֲשֶׁ֨ר יָקְרָ֥ה נַפְשִׁ֛י בְּעֵינֶ֖יךָ הַיּ֣וֹם הַזֶּ֑ה הִנֵּ֥ה הִסְכַּ֛לְתִּי וָאֶשְׁגֶּ֖ה הַרְבֵּ֥ה מְאֹֽד׃
NIV1984Then Saul said, "I have sinned. Come back, David my son. Because you considered my life precious today, I will not try to harm you again. Surely I have acted like a fool and have erred greatly."
TNIVThen Saul said, "I have sinned. Come back, David my son. Because you considered my life precious today, I will not try to harm you again. Surely I have acted like a fool and have been terribly wrong."
NIV2011Then Saul said, "I have sinned. Come back, David my son. Because you considered my life precious today, I will not try to harm you again. Surely I have acted like a fool and have been terribly wrong."
Compared to NIV1984Then Saul said, "I have sinned. Come back, David my son. Because you considered my life precious today, I will not try to harm you again. Surely I have acted like a fool and have erredbeen greatlyterribly wrong."
Compared to TNIVThen Saul said, "I have sinned. Come back, David my son. Because you considered my life precious today, I will not try to harm you again. Surely I have acted like a fool and have been terribly wrong."

Job 33:9

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSזַ֥ךְ אֲנִ֗י בְּֽלִ֫י פָ֥שַׁע חַ֥ף אָנֹכִ֑י וְלֹ֖א עָוֺ֣ן לִֽי׃
NIV1984'I am pure and without sin; I am clean and free from guilt.
TNIV'I am pure, I have done no wrong; I am clean and free from sin.
NIV2011'I am pure, I have done no wrong; I am clean and free from sin.
Compared to NIV1984'I am pure, I andhave withoutdone sinno wrong; I am clean and free from guiltsin.
Compared to TNIV'I am pure, I have done no wrong; I am clean and free from sin.

Jonah 4:1

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֵּ֥רַע אֶל־ יוֹנָ֖ה רָעָ֣ה גְדוֹלָ֑ה וַיִּ֖חַר לֽוֹ׃
NIV1984But Jonah was greatly displeased and became angry.
TNIVBut to Jonah this seemed very wrong, and he became angry.
NIV2011But to Jonah this seemed very wrong, and he became angry.
Compared to NIV1984But to Jonah wasthis greatlyseemed displeasedvery wrong, and he became angry.
Compared to TNIVBut to Jonah this seemed very wrong, and he became angry.

John 16:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
SBLGNTκαὶ ἐλθὼν ἐκεῖνος ἐλέγξει τὸν κόσμον περὶ ἁμαρτίας καὶ περὶ δικαιοσύνης καὶ περὶ κρίσεως·
NIV1984When he comes, he will convict the world of guilt in regard to sin and righteousness and judgment:
TNIVWhen he comes, he will prove the world to be in the wrong about sin and righteousness and judgment:
NIV2011When he comes, he will prove the world to be in the wrong about sin and righteousness and judgment:
Compared to NIV1984When he comes, he will convictprove the world ofto guiltbe in regardthe towrong about sin and righteousness and judgment:
Compared to TNIVWhen he comes, he will prove the world to be in the wrong about sin and righteousness and judgment:


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