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

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The word 'Christ' occurs 1 times more often in the NIV2011 (481 times) than it does in the TNIV (480 times). The word 'Christ' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Christ' 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 text133.3%
New text in NIV2011266.7%

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

Verses where Christ was removed

1 Peter 1:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἐραυνῶντες εἰς τίνα ἢ ποῖον καιρὸν ἐδήλου τὸ ἐν αὐτοῖς πνεῦμα Χριστοῦ προμαρτυρόμενον τὰ εἰς Χριστὸν παθήματα καὶ τὰς μετὰ ταῦτα δόξας·
NIV1984trying to find out the time and circumstances to which the Spirit of Christ in them was pointing when he predicted the sufferings of Christ and the glories that would follow.
TNIVtrying to find out the time and circumstances to which the Spirit of Christ in them was pointing when he predicted the sufferings of Christ and the glories that would follow.
NIV2011trying to find out the time and circumstances to which the Spirit of Christ in them was pointing when he predicted the sufferings of the Messiah and the glories that would follow.
Compared to NIV1984trying to find out the time and circumstances to which the Spirit of Christ in them was pointing when he predicted the sufferings of Christthe Messiah and the glories that would follow.
Compared to TNIVtrying to find out the time and circumstances to which the Spirit of Christ in them was pointing when he predicted the sufferings of Christthe Messiah and the glories that would follow.

Verses where Christ was added

1 John 2:22

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTτίς ἐστιν ὁ ψεύστης εἰ μὴ ὁ ἀρνούμενος ὅτι Ἰησοῦς οὐκ ἔστιν ὁ χριστός; οὗτός ἐστιν ὁ ἀντίχριστος, ὁ ἀρνούμενος τὸν πατέρα καὶ τὸν υἱόν.
NIV1984Who is the liar? It is the man who denies that Jesus is the Christ. Such a man is the antichrist--he denies the Father and the Son.
TNIVWho is the liar? It is whoever denies that Jesus is the Messiah. Such a person is the antichrist--denying the Father and the Son.
NIV2011Who is the liar? It is whoever denies that Jesus is the Christ. Such a person is the antichrist--denying the Father and the Son.
Compared to NIV1984Who is the liar? It is thewhoever man who denies that Jesus is the Christ. Such a manperson is the antichrist--he deniesdenying the Father and the Son.
Compared to TNIVWho is the liar? It is whoever denies that Jesus is the MessiahChrist. Such a person is the antichrist--denying the Father and the Son.

1 John 5:1

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
SBLGNTΠᾶς ὁ πιστεύων ὅτι Ἰησοῦς ἐστιν ὁ χριστὸς ἐκ τοῦ θεοῦ γεγέννηται, καὶ πᾶς ὁ ἀγαπῶν τὸν γεννήσαντα ἀγαπᾷ ⸀καὶ τὸν γεγεννημένον ἐξ αὐτοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusκαὶ Treg NIV RP ] – WH
NIV1984Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well.
TNIVEveryone who believes that Jesus is the Messiah is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well.
NIV2011Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well.
Compared to NIV1984Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well.
Compared to TNIVEveryone who believes that Jesus is the MessiahChrist is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well.


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