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

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The word 'Righteous' occurs the same number of times in the NIV2011 as in the TNIV (304 times). The word 'Righteous' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 3 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Righteous' 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 NIV20116100.0%

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

Verses where Righteous was removed

Exodus 23:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְשֹׁ֖חַד לֹ֣א תִקָּ֑ח כִּ֤י הַשֹּׁ֙חַד֙ יְעַוֵּ֣ר פִּקְחִ֔ים וִֽיסַלֵּ֖ף דִּבְרֵ֥י צַדִּיקִֽים׃
NIV1984"Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds those who see and twists the words of the righteous.
TNIV"Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds those who see and twists the words of the righteous.
NIV2011"Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds those who see and twists the words of the innocent.
Compared to NIV1984"Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds those who see and twists the words of the righteousinnocent.
Compared to TNIV"Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds those who see and twists the words of the righteousinnocent.

Deuteronomy 16:19

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלֹא־ תַטֶּ֣ה מִשְׁפָּ֔ט לֹ֥א תַכִּ֖יר פָּנִ֑ים וְלֹא־ תִקַּ֣ח שֹׁ֔חַד כִּ֣י הַשֹּׁ֗חַד יְעַוֵּר֙ עֵינֵ֣י חֲכָמִ֔ים וִֽיסַלֵּ֖ף דִּבְרֵ֥י צַדִּיקִֽם׃
NIV1984Do not pervert justice or show partiality. Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the righteous.
TNIVDo not pervert justice or show partiality. Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the righteous.
NIV2011Do not pervert justice or show partiality. Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the innocent.
Compared to NIV1984Do not pervert justice or show partiality. Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the righteousinnocent.
Compared to TNIVDo not pervert justice or show partiality. Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the righteousinnocent.

Matthew 1:19

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἸωσὴφ δὲ ὁ ἀνὴρ αὐτῆς, δίκαιος ὢν καὶ μὴ θέλων αὐτὴν ⸀δειγματίσαι, ἐβουλήθη λάθρᾳ ἀπολῦσαι αὐτήν.
SBLGNT apparatusδειγματίσαι WH Treg NIV ] παραδειγματίσαι RP
NIV1984Because Joseph her husband was a righteous man and did not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to divorce her quietly.
TNIVBecause Joseph her husband was a righteous man and did not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to divorce her quietly.
NIV2011Because Joseph her husband was faithful to the law, and yet did not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to divorce her quietly.
Compared to NIV1984Because Joseph her husband was afaithful righteousto manthe law, and yet did not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to divorce her quietly.
Compared to TNIVBecause Joseph her husband was afaithful righteousto manthe law, and yet did not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to divorce her quietly.

Verses where Righteous was added

Ezekiel 33:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְאַתָּ֣ה בֶן־ אָדָ֗ם אֱמֹ֤ר אֶל־ בְּנֵֽי־ עַמְּךָ֙ צִדְקַ֣ת הַצַּדִּ֗יק לֹ֤א תַצִּילֶ֙נּוּ֙ בְּי֣וֹם פִּשְׁע֔וֹ וְרִשְׁעַ֤ת הָֽרָשָׁע֙ לֹֽא־ יִכָּ֣שֶׁל בָּ֔הּ בְּי֖וֹם שׁוּב֣וֹ מֵֽרִשְׁע֑וֹ וְצַדִּ֗יק לֹ֥א יוּכַ֛ל לִֽחְי֥וֹת בָּ֖הּ בְּי֥וֹם חֲטֹאתֽוֹ׃
NIV1984"Therefore, son of man, say to your countrymen, 'The righteousness of the righteous man will not save him when he disobeys, and the wickedness of the wicked man will not cause him to fall when he turns from it. The righteous man, if he sins, will not be allowed to live because of his former righteousness.'
TNIV"Therefore, son of man, say to your people, 'If someone who is righteous disobeys, that person's former righteousness will count for nothing. And if someone who is wicked repents, that person's former wickedness will not bring condemnation. The righteous, if they sin, will not be allowed to live because of their former righteousness.'
NIV2011"Therefore, son of man, say to your people, 'If someone who is righteous disobeys, that person's former righteousness will count for nothing. And if someone who is wicked repents, that person's former wickedness will not bring condemnation. The righteous person who sins will not be allowed to live even though they were formerly righteous.'
Compared to NIV1984"Therefore, son of man, say to your countrymenpeople, 'TheIf righteousnesssomeone ofwho theis righteous mandisobeys, that willperson's notformer saverighteousness himwill whencount hefor disobeys, andnothing. And theif wickednesssomeone ofwho theis wicked manrepents, that willperson's notformer causewickedness himwill tonot fallbring when he turns from itcondemnation. The righteous man, ifperson hewho sins, will not be allowed to live becauseeven ofthough histhey formerwere righteousnessformerly righteous.'
Compared to TNIV"Therefore, son of man, say to your people, 'If someone who is righteous disobeys, that person's former righteousness will count for nothing. And if someone who is wicked repents, that person's former wickedness will not bring condemnation. The righteous, if theyperson sin, who sins will not be allowed to live becauseeven ofthough theirthey formerwere righteousnessformerly righteous.'

Matthew 10:41

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ δεχόμενος προφήτην εἰς ὄνομα προφήτου μισθὸν προφήτου λήμψεται, καὶ ὁ δεχόμενος δίκαιον εἰς ὄνομα δικαίου μισθὸν δικαίου λήμψεται.
NIV1984Anyone who receives a prophet because he is a prophet will receive a prophet's reward, and anyone who receives a righteous man because he is a righteous man will receive a righteous man's reward.
TNIVWhoever welcomes someone known to be a prophet will receive a prophet's reward, and whoever welcomes someone known to be righteous will receive a righteous person's reward.
NIV2011Whoever welcomes a prophet as a prophet will receive a prophet's reward, and whoever welcomes a righteous person as a righteous person will receive a righteous person's reward.
Compared to NIV1984AnyoneWhoever whowelcomes receives a prophet becauseas he is a prophet will receive a prophet's reward, and anyonewhoever whowelcomes receives a righteous manperson becauseas he is a righteous manperson will receive a righteous manperson's reward.
Compared to TNIVWhoever welcomes someonea knownprophet toas be a prophet will receive a prophet's reward, and whoever welcomes someonea knownrighteous toperson beas a righteous person will receive a righteous person's reward.

James 2:24

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNT⸀ὁρᾶτε ὅτι ἐξ ἔργων δικαιοῦται ἄνθρωπος καὶ οὐκ ἐκ πίστεως μόνον.
SBLGNT apparatusὁρᾶτε WH Treg NIV ] + τοίνυν RP
NIV1984You see that a person is justified by what he does and not by faith alone.
TNIVYou see that people are justified by what they do and not by faith alone.
NIV2011You see that a person is considered righteous by what they do and not by faith alone.
Compared to NIV1984You see that a person is justifiedconsidered righteous by what hethey doesdo and not by faith alone.
Compared to TNIVYou see that peoplea areperson justifiedis considered righteous by what they do and not by faith alone.


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