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

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The word 'Persons' occurs 7 times less often in the NIV2011 (5 times) than it does in the TNIV (12 times). The word 'Persons' was removed in 8 verses, and added in 1 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Persons' 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
New text in NIV20119100.0%

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

Verses where Persons was removed

Leviticus 17:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְאֶל־ פֶּ֜תַח אֹ֣הֶל מוֹעֵד֮ לֹ֣א הֱבִיאוֹ֒ לְהַקְרִ֤יב קָרְבָּן֙ לַֽיהוָ֔ה לִפְנֵ֖י מִשְׁכַּ֣ן יְהוָ֑ה דָּ֣ם יֵחָשֵׁ֞ב לָאִ֤ישׁ הַהוּא֙ דָּ֣ם שָׁפָ֔ךְ וְנִכְרַ֛ת הָאִ֥ישׁ הַה֖וּא מִקֶּ֥רֶב עַמּֽוֹ׃
NIV1984instead of bringing it to the entrance to the Tent of Meeting to present it as an offering to the LORD in front of the tabernacle of the LORD--that man shall be considered guilty of bloodshed; he has shed blood and must be cut off from his people.
TNIVinstead of bringing it to the entrance to the tent of meeting to present it as an offering to the LORD in front of the tabernacle of the LORD--such persons shall be considered guilty of bloodshed; they have shed blood and must be cut off from their people.
NIV2011instead of bringing it to the entrance to the tent of meeting to present it as an offering to the LORD in front of the tabernacle of the LORD--that person shall be considered guilty of bloodshed; they have shed blood and must be cut off from their people.
Compared to NIV1984instead of bringing it to the entrance to the Tenttent of Meetingmeeting to present it as an offering to the LORD in front of the tabernacle of the LORD--that manperson shall be considered guilty of bloodshed; hethey hashave shed blood and must be cut off from histheir people.
Compared to TNIVinstead of bringing it to the entrance to the tent of meeting to present it as an offering to the LORD in front of the tabernacle of the LORD--suchthat personsperson shall be considered guilty of bloodshed; they have shed blood and must be cut off from their people.

Leviticus 27:29

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכָּל־ חֵ֗רֶם אֲשֶׁ֧ר יָחֳרַ֛ם מִן־ הָאָדָ֖ם לֹ֣א יִפָּדֶ֑ה מ֖וֹת יוּמָֽת׃
NIV1984"'No person devoted to destruction may be ransomed; he must be put to death.
TNIV"'No persons devoted to destruction may be ransomed; they are to be put to death.
NIV2011"'No person devoted to destruction may be ransomed; they are to be put to death.
Compared to NIV1984"'No person devoted to destruction may be ransomed; hethey mustare to be put to death.
Compared to TNIV"'No personsperson devoted to destruction may be ransomed; they are to be put to death.

Deuteronomy 13:13

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכִּֽי־ תִשְׁמַ֞ע בְּאַחַ֣ת עָרֶ֗יךָ אֲשֶׁר֩ יְהוָ֨ה אֱלֹהֶ֜יךָ נֹתֵ֥ן לְךָ֛ לָשֶׁ֥בֶת שָׁ֖ם לֵאמֹֽר׃
NIV1984that wicked men have arisen among you and have led the people of their town astray, saying, "Let us go and worship other gods" (gods you have not known),
TNIVthat wicked persons have arisen among you and have led the people of their town astray, saying, "Let us go and worship other gods" (gods you have not known),
NIV2011that troublemakers have arisen among you and have led the people of their town astray, saying, "Let us go and worship other gods" (gods you have not known),
Compared to NIV1984that wicked mentroublemakers have arisen among you and have led the people of their town astray, saying, "Let us go and worship other gods" (gods you have not known),
Compared to TNIVthat wicked personstroublemakers have arisen among you and have led the people of their town astray, saying, "Let us go and worship other gods" (gods you have not known),

Deuteronomy 29:19

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלֹא־ יֹאבֶ֣ה יְהוָה֮ סְלֹ֣חַֽ לוֹ֒ כִּ֣י אָ֠ז יֶעְשַׁ֨ן אַף־ יְהוָ֤ה וְקִנְאָתוֹ֙ בָּאִ֣ישׁ הַה֔וּא וְרָ֤בְצָה בּוֹ֙ כָּל־ הָ֣אָלָ֔ה הַכְּתוּבָ֖ה בַּסֵּ֣פֶר הַזֶּ֑ה וּמָחָ֤ה יְהוָה֙ אֶת־ שְׁמ֔וֹ מִתַּ֖חַת הַשָּׁמָֽיִם׃
NIV1984When such a person hears the words of this oath, he invokes a blessing on himself and therefore thinks, "I will be safe, even though I persist in going my own way." This will bring disaster on the watered land as well as the dry.
TNIVWhen such persons hear the words of this oath and invoke a blessing on themselves, thinking, "I will be safe, even though I persist in going my own way," they will bring disaster on the watered land as well as the dry.
NIV2011When such a person hears the words of this oath and they invoke a blessing on themselves, thinking, "I will be safe, even though I persist in going my own way," they will bring disaster on the watered land as well as the dry.
Compared to NIV1984When such a person hears the words of this oath, he invokesand they invoke a blessing on himself and therefore thinksthemselves, thinking, "I will be safe, even though I persist in going my own way." This," they will bring disaster on the watered land as well as the dry.
Compared to TNIVWhen such personsa hearperson hears the words of this oath and they invoke a blessing on themselves, thinking, "I will be safe, even though I persist in going my own way," they will bring disaster on the watered land as well as the dry.

Proverbs 16:13

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSרְצ֣וֹן מְ֭לָכִים שִׂפְתֵי־ צֶ֑דֶק וְדֹבֵ֖ר יְשָׁרִ֣ים יֶאֱהָֽב׃
NIV1984Kings take pleasure in honest lips; they value a man who speaks the truth.
TNIVKings take pleasure in honest lips; they value persons who speak what is right.
NIV2011Kings take pleasure in honest lips; they value the one who speaks what is right.
Compared to NIV1984Kings take pleasure in honest lips; they value athe manone who speaks thewhat truthis right.
Compared to TNIVKings take pleasure in honest lips; they value personsthe one who speakspeaks what is right.

1 Corinthians 5:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTνῦν δὲ ἔγραψα ὑμῖν μὴ συναναμίγνυσθαι ἐάν τις ἀδελφὸς ὀνομαζόμενος ᾖ πόρνος ἢ πλεονέκτης ἢ εἰδωλολάτρης ἢ λοίδορος ἢ μέθυσος ἢ ἅρπαξ, τῷ τοιούτῳ μηδὲ συνεσθίειν.
NIV1984But now I am writing you that you must not associate with anyone who calls himself a brother but is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or a slanderer, a drunkard or a swindler. With such a man do not even eat.
TNIVBut now I am writing to you that you must not associate with any who claim to be fellow believers but are sexually immoral or greedy, idolaters or slanderers, drunkards or swindlers. With such persons do not even eat.
NIV2011But now I am writing to you that you must not associate with anyone who claims to be a brother or sister but is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or slanderer, a drunkard or swindler. Do not even eat with such people.
Compared to NIV1984But now I am writing to you that you must not associate with anyone who callsclaims himselfto be a brother or sister but is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or a slanderer, a drunkard or a swindler. WithDo such a man do not even eat with such people.
Compared to TNIVBut now I am writing to you that you must not associate with anyanyone who claimclaims to be fellowa believersbrother or sister but areis sexually immoral or greedy, idolatersan idolater or slanderersslanderer, drunkardsa drunkard or swindlersswindler. WithDo such persons do not even eat with such people.

2 Corinthians 11:13

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTοἱ γὰρ τοιοῦτοι ψευδαπόστολοι, ἐργάται δόλιοι, μετασχηματιζόμενοι εἰς ἀποστόλους Χριστοῦ·
NIV1984For such men are false apostles, deceitful workmen, masquerading as apostles of Christ.
TNIVFor such persons are false apostles, deceitful workers, masquerading as apostles of Christ.
NIV2011For such people are false apostles, deceitful workers, masquerading as apostles of Christ.
Compared to NIV1984For such menpeople are false apostles, deceitful workmenworkers, masquerading as apostles of Christ.
Compared to TNIVFor such personspeople are false apostles, deceitful workers, masquerading as apostles of Christ.

1 Timothy 1:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTΚαθὼς παρεκάλεσά σε προσμεῖναι ἐν Ἐφέσῳ, πορευόμενος εἰς Μακεδονίαν, ἵνα παραγγείλῃς τισὶν μὴ ἑτεροδιδασκαλεῖν
NIV1984As I urged you when I went into Macedonia, stay there in Ephesus so that you may command certain men not to teach false doctrines any longer
TNIVAs I urged you when I went into Macedonia, stay there in Ephesus so that you may command certain persons not to teach false doctrines any longer
NIV2011As I urged you when I went into Macedonia, stay there in Ephesus so that you may command certain people not to teach false doctrines any longer
Compared to NIV1984As I urged you when I went into Macedonia, stay there in Ephesus so that you may command certain menpeople not to teach false doctrines any longer
Compared to TNIVAs I urged you when I went into Macedonia, stay there in Ephesus so that you may command certain personspeople not to teach false doctrines any longer

Verses where Persons was added

Revelation 5:9

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ ᾄδουσιν ᾠδὴν καινὴν λέγοντες· Ἄξιος εἶ λαβεῖν τὸ βιβλίον καὶ ἀνοῖξαι τὰς σφραγῖδας αὐτοῦ, ὅτι ἐσφάγης καὶ ἠγόρασας τῷ ⸀θεῷ ἐν τῷ αἵματί σου ἐκ πάσης φυλῆς καὶ γλώσσης καὶ λαοῦ καὶ ἔθνους,
SBLGNT apparatusθεῷ WH NIV ] + ἡμᾶς Treg RP
NIV1984And they sang a new song: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased men for God from every tribe and language and people and nation.
TNIVAnd they sang a new song, saying: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased for God members of every tribe and language and people and nation.
NIV2011And they sang a new song, saying: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased for God persons from every tribe and language and people and nation.
Compared to NIV1984And they sang a new song, saying: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased men for God persons from every tribe and language and people and nation.
Compared to TNIVAnd they sang a new song, saying: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased for God memberspersons offrom every tribe and language and people and nation.


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