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

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The word 'Sister' occurs 7 times more often in the NIV2011 (138 times) than it does in the TNIV (131 times). The word 'Sister' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 9 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Sister' 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
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Please note: The above statistics are compiled at the level of the entire verse text, not the word level.

Verses where Sister was removed

Romans 14:10

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTΣὺ δὲ τί κρίνεις τὸν ἀδελφόν σου; ἢ καὶ σὺ τί ἐξουθενεῖς τὸν ἀδελφόν σου; πάντες γὰρ παραστησόμεθα τῷ βήματι τοῦ ⸀θεοῦ,
SBLGNT apparatusθεοῦ WH Treg NIV ] χριστοῦ RP
NIV1984You, then, why do you judge your brother? Or why do you look down on your brother? For we will all stand before God's judgment seat.
TNIVYou, then, why do you judge your brother or sister? Or why do you treat your brother or sister with contempt? For we will all stand before God's judgment seat.
NIV2011You, then, why do you judge your brother or sister? Or why do you treat them with contempt? For we will all stand before God's judgment seat.
Compared to NIV1984You, then, why do you judge your brother or sister? Or why do you looktreat downthem onwith your brothercontempt? For we will all stand before God's judgment seat.
Compared to TNIVYou, then, why do you judge your brother or sister? Or why do you treat your brother or sisterthem with contempt? For we will all stand before God's judgment seat.

Romans 14:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTεἰ ⸀γὰρ διὰ βρῶμα ὁ ἀδελφός σου λυπεῖται, οὐκέτι κατὰ ἀγάπην περιπατεῖς. μὴ τῷ βρώματί σου ἐκεῖνον ἀπόλλυε ὑπὲρ οὗ Χριστὸς ἀπέθανεν.
SBLGNT apparatusγὰρ WH Treg NIV ] δὲ RP
NIV1984If your brother is distressed because of what you eat, you are no longer acting in love. Do not by your eating destroy your brother for whom Christ died.
TNIVIf your brother or sister is distressed because of what you eat, you are no longer acting in love. Do not by your eating destroy your brother or sister for whom Christ died.
NIV2011If your brother or sister is distressed because of what you eat, you are no longer acting in love. Do not by your eating destroy someone for whom Christ died.
Compared to NIV1984If your brother or sister is distressed because of what you eat, you are no longer acting in love. Do not by your eating destroy your brothersomeone for whom Christ died.
Compared to TNIVIf your brother or sister is distressed because of what you eat, you are no longer acting in love. Do not by your eating destroy your brother or sistersomeone for whom Christ died.

Verses where Sister was added

Matthew 18:21

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTΤότε προσελθὼν ⸂αὐτῷ ὁ Πέτρος εἶπεν⸃· Κύριε, ποσάκις ἁμαρτήσει εἰς ἐμὲ ὁ ἀδελφός μου καὶ ἀφήσω αὐτῷ; ἕως ἑπτάκις;
SBLGNT apparatusαὐτῷ ὁ Πέτρος εἶπεν RP ] ὁ Πέτρος εἶπεν αὐτῷ WH Treg NIV
NIV1984Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, "Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?"
TNIVThen Peter came to Jesus and asked, "Lord, how many times shall I forgive someone who sins against me? Up to seven times?"
NIV2011Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, "Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?"
Compared to NIV1984Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, "Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother whenor hesister who sins against me? Up to seven times?"
Compared to TNIVThen Peter came to Jesus and asked, "Lord, how many times shall I forgive someonemy brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?"

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.

1 John 2:9

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ λέγων ἐν τῷ φωτὶ εἶναι καὶ τὸν ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ μισῶν ἐν τῇ σκοτίᾳ ἐστὶν ἕως ἄρτι.
NIV1984Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates his brother is still in the darkness.
TNIVThose who claim to be in the light but hate a fellow believer are still in the darkness.
NIV2011Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates a brother or sister is still in the darkness.
Compared to NIV1984Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates hisa brother or sister is still in the darkness.
Compared to TNIVThoseAnyone who claimclaims to be in the light but hatehates a fellowbrother believeror aresister is still in the darkness.

1 John 2:10

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ ἀγαπῶν τὸν ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ ἐν τῷ φωτὶ μένει, καὶ σκάνδαλον ἐν αὐτῷ οὐκ ἔστιν·
NIV1984Whoever loves his brother lives in the light, and there is nothing in him to make him stumble.
TNIVThose who love their fellow believers live in the light, and there is nothing in them to make them stumble.
NIV2011Anyone who loves their brother and sister lives in the light, and there is nothing in them to make them stumble.
Compared to NIV1984WhoeverAnyone who loves histheir brother and sister lives in the light, and there is nothing in himthem to make himthem stumble.
Compared to TNIVThoseAnyone who loveloves their fellowbrother believersand livesister lives in the light, and there is nothing in them to make them stumble.

1 John 2:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ δὲ μισῶν τὸν ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ ἐν τῇ σκοτίᾳ ἐστὶν καὶ ἐν τῇ σκοτίᾳ περιπατεῖ, καὶ οὐκ οἶδεν ποῦ ὑπάγει, ὅτι ἡ σκοτία ἐτύφλωσεν τοὺς ὀφθαλμοὺς αὐτοῦ.
NIV1984But whoever hates his brother is in the darkness and walks around in the darkness; he does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded him.
TNIVBut those who hate a fellow believer are in the darkness and walk around in the darkness; they do not know where they are going, because the darkness has blinded them.
NIV2011But anyone who hates a brother or sister is in the darkness and walks around in the darkness. They do not know where they are going, because the darkness has blinded them.
Compared to NIV1984But whoeveranyone who hates hisa brother or sister is in the darkness and walks around in the darkness; he. They doesdo not know where hethey isare going, because the darkness has blinded himthem.
Compared to TNIVBut thoseanyone who hatehates a fellowbrother believeror aresister is in the darkness and walkwalks around in the darkness; they. They do not know where they are going, because the darkness has blinded them.

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.

1 John 3:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTπᾶς ὁ μισῶν τὸν ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ ἀνθρωποκτόνος ἐστίν, καὶ οἴδατε ὅτι πᾶς ἀνθρωποκτόνος οὐκ ἔχει ζωὴν αἰώνιον ἐν ⸀αὐτῷ μένουσαν.
SBLGNT apparatusαὐτῷ WH Treg NIV ] ἑαυτῷ RP
NIV1984Anyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life in him.
TNIVAnyone who hates a fellow believer is a murderer, and you know that no murderers have eternal life in them.
NIV2011Anyone who hates a brother or sister is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life residing in him.
Compared to NIV1984Anyone who hates hisa brother or sister is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life residing in him.
Compared to TNIVAnyone who hates a fellowbrother believeror sister is a murderer, and you know that no murderersmurderer havehas eternal life residing in themhim.

1 John 4:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἐάν τις εἴπῃ ὅτι Ἀγαπῶ τὸν θεόν, καὶ τὸν ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ μισῇ, ψεύστης ἐστίν· ὁ γὰρ μὴ ἀγαπῶν τὸν ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ ὃν ἑώρακεν, τὸν θεὸν ὃν οὐχ ἑώρακεν ⸀οὐ δύναται ἀγαπᾶν.
SBLGNT apparatusοὐ WH Treg NIV ] πῶς RP
NIV1984If anyone says, "I love God," yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For anyone who does not love his brother, whom he has seen, cannot love God, whom he has not seen.
TNIVIf we say we love God yet hate a brother or sister, we are liars. For if we do not love a fellow believer, whom we have seen, we cannot love God, whom we have not seen.
NIV2011Whoever claims to love God yet hates a brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love God, whom they have not seen.
Compared to NIV1984IfWhoever anyoneclaims says, "Ito love God," yet hates hisa brother, he or sister is a liar. For anyonewhoever who does not love histheir brother and sister, whom hethey hashave seen, cannot love God, whom hethey hashave not seen.
Compared to TNIVIfWhoever weclaims sayto we love God yet hatehates a brother or sister, we areis liarsa liar. For ifwhoever wedoes do not love atheir fellowbrother believerand sister, whom wethey have seen, we cannot love God, whom wethey have not seen.

1 John 4:21

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ ταύτην τὴν ἐντολὴν ἔχομεν ἀπ’ αὐτοῦ, ἵνα ὁ ἀγαπῶν τὸν θεὸν ἀγαπᾷ καὶ τὸν ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ.
NIV1984And he has given us this command: Whoever loves God must also love his brother.
TNIVAnd he has given us this command: Those who love God must also love one another.
NIV2011And he has given us this command: Anyone who loves God must also love their brother and sister.
Compared to NIV1984And he has given us this command: WhoeverAnyone who loves God must also love histheir brother and sister.
Compared to TNIVAnd he has given us this command: ThoseAnyone who loveloves God must also love onetheir anotherbrother and sister.


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