Verses where 'child' has been added or removed from the TNIV

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The word 'Child' occurs 3 times more often in the NIV2011 (131 times) than it does in the TNIV (128 times). The word 'Child' was removed in 5 verses, and added in 7 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Child' was added or removed from a verse in the TNIV 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 NIV1984 text325.0%
New text in NIV2011975.0%

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

Verses where Child was removed

Proverbs 13:1

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSבֵּ֣ן חָ֭כָם מ֣וּסַר אָ֑ב וְ֝לֵ֗ץ לֹא־ שָׁמַ֥ע גְּעָרָֽה׃
NIV1984A wise son heeds his father's instruction, but a mocker does not listen to rebuke.
TNIVA wise child heeds a parent's instruction, but a mocker does not respond to rebukes.
NIV2011A wise son heeds his father's instruction, but a mocker does not respond to rebukes.
Compared to NIV1984A wise son heeds his father's instruction, but a mocker does not listenrespond to rebukerebukes.
Compared to TNIVA wise childson heeds ahis parentfather's instruction, but a mocker does not respond to rebukes.

Proverbs 19:27

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
BHSחַֽדַל־ בְּ֭נִי1 לִשְׁמֹ֣עַ מוּסָ֑ר לִ֝שְׁג֗וֹת מֵֽאִמְרֵי־ דָֽעַת׃
NIV1984Stop listening to instruction, my son, and you will stray from the words of knowledge.
TNIVStop listening to instruction, my child, and you will stray from the words of knowledge.
NIV2011Stop listening to instruction, my son, and you will stray from the words of knowledge.
Compared to NIV1984Stop listening to instruction, my son, and you will stray from the words of knowledge.
Compared to TNIVStop listening to instruction, my childson, and you will stray from the words of knowledge.

Proverbs 27:11

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
BHSחֲכַ֣ם בְּ֭נִי וְשַׂמַּ֣ח לִבִּ֑י וְאָשִׁ֖יבָה חֹרְפִ֣י דָבָֽר׃
NIV1984Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart; then I can answer anyone who treats me with contempt.
TNIVBe wise, my child, and bring joy to my heart; then I can answer anyone who treats me with contempt.
NIV2011Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart; then I can answer anyone who treats me with contempt.
Compared to NIV1984Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart; then I can answer anyone who treats me with contempt.
Compared to TNIVBe wise, my childson, and bring joy to my heart; then I can answer anyone who treats me with contempt.

Isaiah 66:7

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
BHSבְּטֶ֥רֶם תָּחִ֖יל יָלָ֑דָה בְּטֶ֨רֶם יָב֥וֹא חֵ֛בֶל לָ֖הּ וְהִמְלִ֥יטָה זָכָֽר׃
NIV1984"Before she goes into labor, she gives birth; before the pains come upon her, she delivers a son.
TNIV"Before she goes into labor, she gives birth; before the pains come upon her, she delivers a child.
NIV2011"Before she goes into labor, she gives birth; before the pains come upon her, she delivers a son.
Compared to NIV1984"Before she goes into labor, she gives birth; before the pains come upon her, she delivers a son.
Compared to TNIV"Before she goes into labor, she gives birth; before the pains come upon her, she delivers a childson.

Hebrews 12:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὃν γὰρ ἀγαπᾷ κύριος παιδεύει, μαστιγοῖ δὲ πάντα υἱὸν ὃν παραδέχεται.
NIV1984because the Lord disciplines those he loves, and he punishes everyone he accepts as a son."
TNIVbecause the Lord disciplines those he loves, and he chastens everyone he accepts as his child."
NIV2011because the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and he chastens everyone he accepts as his son."
Compared to NIV1984because the Lord disciplines thosethe one he loves, and he punisheschastens everyone he accepts as ahis son."
Compared to TNIVbecause the Lord disciplines thosethe one he loves, and he chastens everyone he accepts as his childson."

Verses where Child was added

Proverbs 23:13

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאַל־ תִּמְנַ֣ע מִנַּ֣עַר מוּסָ֑ר כִּֽי־ תַכֶּ֥נּוּ בַ֝שֵּׁ֗בֶט לֹ֣א יָמֽוּת׃
NIV1984Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish him with the rod, he will not die.
TNIVDo not withhold discipline from children; if you punish them with the rod, they will not die.
NIV2011Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish them with the rod, they will not die.
Compared to NIV1984Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish himthem with the rod, hethey will not die.
Compared to TNIVDo not withhold discipline from childrena child; if you punish them with the rod, they will not die.

Proverbs 29:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSשֵׁ֣בֶט וְ֭תוֹכַחַת יִתֵּ֣ן חָכְמָ֑ה וְנַ֥עַר מְ֝שֻׁלָּ֗ח מֵבִ֥ישׁ אִמּֽוֹ׃
NIV1984The rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a child left to himself disgraces his mother.
TNIVA rod and a reprimand impart wisdom, but children left to themselves disgrace their mother.
NIV2011A rod and a reprimand impart wisdom, but a child left undisciplined disgraces its mother.
Compared to NIV1984TheA rod ofand correctiona impartsreprimand impart wisdom, but a child left toundisciplined himself disgraces hisits mother.
Compared to TNIVA rod and a reprimand impart wisdom, but childrena child left toundisciplined themselvesdisgraces disgrace theirits mother.

Isaiah 11:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְשִֽׁעֲשַׁ֥ע יוֹנֵ֖ק עַל־ חֻ֣ר פָּ֑תֶן וְעַל֙ מְאוּרַ֣ת צִפְעוֹנִ֔י גָּמ֖וּל יָד֥וֹ הָדָֽה׃
NIV1984The infant will play near the hole of the cobra, and the young child put his hand into the viper's nest.
TNIVInfants will play near the hole of the cobra; young children will put their hands into the viper's nest.
NIV2011The infant will play near the cobra's den, the young child will put its hand into the viper's nest.
Compared to NIV1984The infant will play near the hole of the cobra, and's den, the young child will put hisits hand into the viper's nest.
Compared to TNIVInfantsThe infant will play near the holecobra's of den, the cobra; young childrenchild will put theirits handshand into the viper's nest.

Isaiah 65:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלֹא־ יִֽהְיֶ֨ה מִשָּׁ֜ם ע֗וֹד ע֤וּל יָמִים֙ וְזָקֵ֔ן אֲשֶׁ֥ר לֹֽא־ יְמַלֵּ֖א אֶת־ יָמָ֑יו כִּ֣י הַנַּ֗עַר בֶּן־ מֵאָ֤ה שָׁנָה֙ יָמ֔וּת וְהַ֣חוֹטֶ֔א בֶּן־ מֵאָ֥ה שָׁנָ֖ה יְקֻלָּֽל׃
NIV1984"Never again will there be in it an infant who lives but a few days, or an old man who does not live out his years; he who dies at a hundred will be thought a mere youth; he who fails to reach a hundred will be considered accursed.
TNIV"Never again will there be in it infants who live but a few days, or older people who do not live out their years; those who die at a hundred will be thought mere youths; those who fail to reach a hundred will be considered accursed.
NIV2011"Never again will there be in it an infant who lives but a few days, or an old man who does not live out his years; the one who dies at a hundred will be thought a mere child; the one who fails to reach a hundred will be considered accursed.
Compared to NIV1984"Never again will there be in it an infant who lives but a few days, or an old man who does not live out his years; hethe one who dies at a hundred will be thought a mere youthchild; hethe one who fails to reach a hundred will be considered accursed.
Compared to TNIV"Never again will there be in it infantsan infant who livelives but a few days, or olderan peopleold man who dodoes not live out theirhis years; thosethe one who diedies at a hundred will be thought a mere youthschild; thosethe one who failfails to reach a hundred will be considered accursed.

Matthew 18:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ ⸀προσκαλεσάμενος παιδίον ἔστησεν αὐτὸ ἐν μέσῳ αὐτῶν
SBLGNT apparatusπροσκαλεσάμενος WH Treg NIV ] + ὁ Ἰησοῦς RP
NIV1984He called a little child and had him stand among them.
TNIVHe called a little child, whom he placed among them.
NIV2011He called a little child to him, and placed the child among them.
Compared to NIV1984He called a little child to him, and hadplaced himthe standchild among them.
Compared to TNIVHe called a little child, whom heto him, and placed the child among them.

Galatians 4:7

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὥστε οὐκέτι εἶ δοῦλος ἀλλὰ υἱός· εἰ δὲ υἱός, καὶ κληρονόμος ⸂διὰ θεοῦ⸃.
SBLGNT apparatusδιὰ θεοῦ WH Treg NIV] θεοῦ διὰ Χριστοῦ RP
NIV1984So you are no longer a slave, but a son; and since you are a son, God has made you also an heir.
TNIVSo you are no longer slaves, but God's children; and since you are his children, he has made you also heirs.
NIV2011So you are no longer a slave, but God's child; and since you are his child, God has made you also an heir.
Compared to NIV1984So you are no longer a slave, but aGod's sonchild; and since you are ahis sonchild, God has made you also an heir.
Compared to TNIVSo you are no longer slavesa slave, but God's childrenchild; and since you are his childrenchild, heGod has made you also heirsan heir.

1 John 3:10

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἐν τούτῳ φανερά ἐστιν τὰ τέκνα τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ τὰ τέκνα τοῦ διαβόλου· πᾶς ὁ μὴ ποιῶν δικαιοσύνην οὐκ ἔστιν ἐκ τοῦ θεοῦ, καὶ ὁ μὴ ἀγαπῶν τὸν ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ.
NIV1984This is how we know who the children of God are and who the children of the devil are: Anyone who does not do what is right is not a child of God; nor is anyone who does not love his brother.
TNIVThis is how we know who the children of God are and who the children of the devil are: Those who do not do what is right are not God's children; nor are those who do not love their brothers and sisters.
NIV2011This is how we know who the children of God are and who the children of the devil are: Anyone who does not do what is right is not God's child, nor is anyone who does not love their brother and sister.
Compared to NIV1984This is how we know who the children of God are and who the children of the devil are: Anyone who does not do what is right is not aGod's child of God; , nor is anyone who does not love histheir brother and sister.
Compared to TNIVThis is how we know who the children of God are and who the children of the devil are: ThoseAnyone who dodoes not do what is right areis not God's children; child, nor areis thoseanyone who dodoes not love their brothersbrother and sisterssister.


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