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

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The word 'God' occurs 12 times more often in the NIV2011 (4247 times) than it does in the TNIV (4235 times). The word 'God' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 13 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'God' 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 text16.7%
New text in NIV20111493.3%

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

Verses where God was removed

Jeremiah 23:36

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוּמַשָּׂ֥א יְהוָ֖ה לֹ֣א תִזְכְּרוּ־ ע֑וֹד כִּ֣י הַמַּשָּׂ֗א יִֽהְיֶה֙ לְאִ֣ישׁ דְּבָר֔וֹ וַהֲפַכְתֶּ֗ם אֶת־ דִּבְרֵי֙ אֱלֹהִ֣ים חַיִּ֔ים יְהוָ֥ה צְבָא֖וֹת אֱלֹהֵֽינוּ׃
NIV1984But you must not mention 'the oracle of the LORD' again, because every man's own word becomes his oracle and so you distort the words of the living God, the LORD Almighty, our God.
TNIVBut you must not mention 'a message from the LORD' again, because everyone's own word becomes a message from God. So you distort the words of the living God, the LORD Almighty, our God.
NIV2011But you must not mention 'a message from the LORD' again, because each one's word becomes their own message. So you distort the words of the living God, the LORD Almighty, our God.
Compared to NIV1984But you must not mention 'thea oraclemessage offrom the LORD' again, because everyeach manone's own word becomes histheir oracleown and somessage. So you distort the words of the living God, the LORD Almighty, our God.
Compared to TNIVBut you must not mention 'a message from the LORD' again, because everyoneeach one's own word becomes atheir messageown from Godmessage. So you distort the words of the living God, the LORD Almighty, our God.

James 1:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTΜακάριος ἀνὴρ ὃς ὑπομένει πειρασμόν, ὅτι δόκιμος γενόμενος λήμψεται τὸν στέφανον τῆς ζωῆς, ὃν ⸀ἐπηγγείλατο τοῖς ἀγαπῶσιν αὐτόν.
SBLGNT apparatusἐπηγγείλατο WH Treg NIV ] + ὁ κύριος RP
NIV1984Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.
TNIVBlessed are those who persevere under trial, because when they have stood the test, they will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.
NIV2011Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.
Compared to NIV1984Blessed is the manone who perseveres under trial, because, having when he has stood the test, hethat person will receive the crown of life that Godthe Lord has promised to those who love him.
Compared to TNIVBlessed areis thosethe one who persevereperseveres under trial, because, having when they have stood the test, theythat person will receive the crown of life that Godthe Lord has promised to those who love him.

Verses where God was added

Psalms 19:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאֵֽין־ אֹ֭מֶר וְאֵ֣ין דְּבָרִ֑ים בְּ֝לִ֗י נִשְׁמָ֥ע קוֹלָֽם׃
NIV1984Their voice goes out into all the earth, their words to the ends of the world. In the heavens he has pitched a tent for the sun,
TNIVYet their voice goes out into all the earth, their words to the ends of the world. In the heavens he has pitched a tent for the sun,
NIV2011Yet their voice goes out into all the earth, their words to the ends of the world. In the heavens God has pitched a tent for the sun.
Compared to NIV1984TheirYet their voice goes out into all the earth, their words to the ends of the world. In the heavens heGod has pitched a tent for the sun,.
Compared to TNIVYet their voice goes out into all the earth, their words to the ends of the world. In the heavens heGod has pitched a tent for the sun,.

Psalms 119:116

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSסָמְכֵ֣נִי כְאִמְרָתְךָ֣ וְאֶֽחְיֶ֑ה וְאַל־ תְּ֝בִישֵׁ֗נִי מִשִּׂבְרִֽי׃
NIV1984Sustain me according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes be dashed.
TNIVSustain me according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes be dashed.
NIV2011Sustain me, my God, according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes be dashed.
Compared to NIV1984Sustain me, my God, according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes be dashed.
Compared to TNIVSustain me, my God, according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes be dashed.

Malachi 2:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְלֹא־ אֶחָ֣ד עָשָׂ֗ה וּשְׁאָ֥ר ר֙וּחַ֙ ל֔וֹ וּמָה֙ הָֽאֶחָ֔ד מְבַקֵּ֖שׁ זֶ֣רַע אֱלֹהִ֑ים וְנִשְׁמַרְתֶּם֙ בְּר֣וּחֲכֶ֔ם וּבְאֵ֥שֶׁת נְעוּרֶ֖יךָ אַל־ יִבְגֹּֽד׃
NIV1984Has not the LORD made them one? In flesh and spirit they are his. And why one? Because he was seeking godly offspring. So guard yourself in your spirit, and do not break faith with the wife of your youth.
TNIVHas not the LORD made the two of you one? You belong to him in body and spirit. And why has he made you one? Because he was seeking godly offspring. So be on your guard, and do not be unfaithful to the wife of your youth.
NIV2011Has not the one God made you? You belong to him in body and spirit. And what does the one God seek? Godly offspring. So be on your guard, and do not be unfaithful to the wife of your youth.
Compared to NIV1984Has not the LORDone God made them oneyou? InYou fleshbelong andto spirithim theyin arebody hisand spirit. And whywhat one? Becausedoes hethe wasone seekingGod godlyseek? Godly offspring. So guardbe yourselfon in your spiritguard, and do not breakbe faithunfaithful withto the wife of your youth.
Compared to TNIVHas not the LORDone God made the two of you one? You belong to him in body and spirit. And whywhat hasdoes hethe made you one? Because heGod was seeking godlyseek? Godly offspring. So be on your guard, and do not be unfaithful to the wife of your youth.

Mark 1:1

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἈρχὴ τοῦ εὐαγγελίου Ἰησοῦ ⸀χριστοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusχριστοῦ WH ] + υἱοῦ θεοῦ Treg NIV; υἱοῦ τοῦ θεοῦ RP
NIV1984The beginning of the gospel about Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
TNIVThe beginning of the good news about Jesus the Messiah,
NIV2011The beginning of the good news about Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God,
Compared to NIV1984The beginning of the gospelgood news about Jesus Christthe Messiah, the Son of God.,
Compared to TNIVThe beginning of the good news about Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God,

John 8:42

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNT⸀εἶπεν αὐτοῖς ὁ Ἰησοῦς· Εἰ ὁ θεὸς πατὴρ ὑμῶν ἦν ἠγαπᾶτε ἂν ἐμέ, ἐγὼ γὰρ ἐκ τοῦ θεοῦ ἐξῆλθον καὶ ἥκω· οὐδὲ γὰρ ἀπ’ ἐμαυτοῦ ἐλήλυθα, ἀλλ’ ἐκεῖνός με ἀπέστειλεν.
SBLGNT apparatusεἶπεν WH Treg NIV ] + οὖν RP
NIV1984Jesus said to them, "If God were your Father, you would love me, for I came from God and now am here. I have not come on my own; but he sent me.
TNIVJesus said to them, "If God were your Father, you would love me, for I came from God and now am here. I have not come on my own; but he sent me.
NIV2011Jesus said to them, "If God were your Father, you would love me, for I have come here from God. I have not come on my own; God sent me.
Compared to NIV1984Jesus said to them, "If God were your Father, you would love me, for I camehave fromcome Godhere andfrom now am hereGod. I have not come on my own; but heGod sent me.
Compared to TNIVJesus said to them, "If God were your Father, you would love me, for I camehave fromcome Godhere andfrom now am hereGod. I have not come on my own; but heGod sent me.

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.

Ephesians 1:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTΔιὰ τοῦτο κἀγώ, ἀκούσας τὴν καθ’ ὑμᾶς πίστιν ἐν τῷ κυρίῳ Ἰησοῦ καὶ τὴν ⸂ἀγάπην τὴν⸃ εἰς πάντας τοὺς ἁγίους,
SBLGNT apparatusἀγάπην τὴν Treg NIV RP ] – WH
NIV1984For this reason, ever since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints,
TNIVFor this reason, ever since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all his people,
NIV2011For this reason, ever since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all God's people,
Compared to NIV1984For this reason, ever since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all theGod's saintspeople,
Compared to TNIVFor this reason, ever since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all hisGod's people,

Ephesians 5:3

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
SBLGNTΠορνεία δὲ καὶ ⸂ἀκαθαρσία πᾶσα⸃ ἢ πλεονεξία μηδὲ ὀνομαζέσθω ἐν ὑμῖν, καθὼς πρέπει ἁγίοις,
SBLGNT apparatusἀκαθαρσία πᾶσα WH Treg NIV ] πᾶσα ἀκαθαρσία RP
NIV1984But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God's holy people.
TNIVBut among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for the Lord's people.
NIV2011But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God's holy people.
Compared to NIV1984But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God's holy people.
Compared to TNIVBut among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for the LordGod's holy people.

Philippians 4:22

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἀσπάζονται ὑμᾶς πάντες οἱ ἅγιοι, μάλιστα δὲ οἱ ἐκ τῆς Καίσαρος οἰκίας.
NIV1984All the saints send you greetings, especially those who belong to Caesar's household.
TNIVAll the Lord's people here send you greetings, especially those who belong to Caesar's household.
NIV2011All God's people here send you greetings, especially those who belong to Caesar's household.
Compared to NIV1984All theGod's saintspeople here send you greetings, especially those who belong to Caesar's household.
Compared to TNIVAll the LordGod's people here send you greetings, especially those who belong to Caesar's household.

Colossians 1:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἀκούσαντες τὴν πίστιν ὑμῶν ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ καὶ τὴν ἀγάπην ⸂ἣν ἔχετε⸃ εἰς πάντας τοὺς ἁγίους
SBLGNT apparatusἣν ἔχετε WH Treg NIV ] τὴν RP
NIV1984because we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love you have for all the saints--
TNIVbecause we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love you have for all his people--
NIV2011because we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love you have for all God's people--
Compared to NIV1984because we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love you have for all theGod's saintspeople--
Compared to TNIVbecause we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love you have for all hisGod's people--

1 Thessalonians 4:10

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ γὰρ ποιεῖτε αὐτὸ εἰς πάντας τοὺς ἀδελφοὺς τοὺς ἐν ὅλῃ τῇ Μακεδονίᾳ. παρακαλοῦμεν δὲ ὑμᾶς, ἀδελφοί, περισσεύειν μᾶλλον,
NIV1984And in fact, you do love all the brothers throughout Macedonia. Yet we urge you, brothers, to do so more and more.
TNIVAnd in fact, you do love all the brothers and sisters throughout Macedonia. Yet we urge you, dear friends, to do so more and more,
NIV2011And in fact, you do love all of God's family throughout Macedonia. Yet we urge you, brothers and sisters, to do so more and more,
Compared to NIV1984And in fact, you do love all theof brothersGod's family throughout Macedonia. Yet we urge you, brothers and sisters, to do so more and more.,
Compared to TNIVAnd in fact, you do love all theof brothersGod's andfamily sisters throughout Macedonia. Yet we urge you, dearbrothers friendsand sisters, to do so more and more,

1 John 3:24

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ ὁ τηρῶν τὰς ἐντολὰς αὐτοῦ ἐν αὐτῷ μένει καὶ αὐτὸς ἐν αὐτῷ· καὶ ἐν τούτῳ γινώσκομεν ὅτι μένει ἐν ἡμῖν, ἐκ τοῦ πνεύματος οὗ ἡμῖν ἔδωκεν.
NIV1984Those who obey his commands live in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us.
TNIVThose who keep his commands live in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us.
NIV2011The one who keeps God's commands lives in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us.
Compared to NIV1984ThoseThe one who obeykeeps hisGod's commands livelives in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us.
Compared to TNIVThoseThe one who keepkeeps hisGod's commands livelives in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us.

Jude 1:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἈγαπητοί, πᾶσαν σπουδὴν ποιούμενος γράφειν ὑμῖν περὶ τῆς κοινῆς ⸀ἡμῶν σωτηρίας ἀνάγκην ἔσχον γράψαι ὑμῖν παρακαλῶν ἐπαγωνίζεσθαι τῇ ἅπαξ παραδοθείσῃ τοῖς ἁγίοις πίστει.
SBLGNT apparatusἡμῶν WH Treg NIV ] – RP
NIV1984Dear friends, although I was very eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I felt I had to write and urge you to contend for the faith that was once for all entrusted to the saints.
TNIVDear friends, although I was very eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I felt compelled to write and urge you to contend for the faith that the Lord has once for all entrusted to us, his people.
NIV2011Dear friends, although I was very eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I felt compelled to write and urge you to contend for the faith that was once for all entrusted to God's holy people.
Compared to NIV1984Dear friends, although I was very eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I felt Icompelled had to write and urge you to contend for the faith that was once for all entrusted to theGod's saintsholy people.
Compared to TNIVDear friends, although I was very eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I felt compelled to write and urge you to contend for the faith that thewas Lord has once for all entrusted to us, hisGod's holy people.


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