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

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The word 'Slave' occurs 13 times more often in the NIV2011 (94 times) than it does in the TNIV (81 times). The word 'Slave' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 13 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Slave' 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.

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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 Slave was removed

Genesis 21:10

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַתֹּ֙אמֶר֙ לְאַבְרָהָ֔ם גָּרֵ֛שׁ הָאָמָ֥ה הַזֹּ֖את וְאֶת־ בְּנָ֑הּ כִּ֣י לֹ֤א יִירַשׁ֙ בֶּן־ הָאָמָ֣ה הַזֹּ֔את עִם־ בְּנִ֖י עִם־ יִצְחָֽק׃
NIV1984and she said to Abraham, "Get rid of that slave woman and her son, for that slave woman's son will never share in the inheritance with my son Isaac."
TNIVand she said to Abraham, "Get rid of that slave woman and her son, for that slave woman's son will never share in the inheritance with my son Isaac."
NIV2011and she said to Abraham, "Get rid of that slave woman and her son, for that woman's son will never share in the inheritance with my son Isaac."
Compared to NIV1984and she said to Abraham, "Get rid of that slave woman and her son, for that slave woman's son will never share in the inheritance with my son Isaac."
Compared to TNIVand she said to Abraham, "Get rid of that slave woman and her son, for that slave woman's son will never share in the inheritance with my son Isaac."

Verses where Slave was added

Genesis 16:1

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְשָׂרַי֙ אֵ֣שֶׁת אַבְרָ֔ם לֹ֥א יָלְדָ֖ה ל֑וֹ וְלָ֛הּ שִׁפְחָ֥ה מִצְרִ֖ית וּשְׁמָ֥הּ הָגָֽר׃
NIV1984Now Sarai, Abram's wife, had borne him no children. But she had an Egyptian maidservant named Hagar;
TNIVNow Sarai, Abram's wife, had borne him no children. But she had an Egyptian servant named Hagar;
NIV2011Now Sarai, Abram's wife, had borne him no children. But she had an Egyptian slave named Hagar;
Compared to NIV1984Now Sarai, Abram's wife, had borne him no children. But she had an Egyptian maidservantslave named Hagar;
Compared to TNIVNow Sarai, Abram's wife, had borne him no children. But she had an Egyptian servantslave named Hagar;

Genesis 16:2

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַתֹּ֨אמֶר שָׂרַ֜י אֶל־ אַבְרָ֗ם הִנֵּה־ נָ֞א עֲצָרַ֤נִי יְהוָה֙ מִלֶּ֔דֶת בֹּא־ נָא֙ אֶל־ שִׁפְחָתִ֔י אוּלַ֥י אִבָּנֶ֖ה מִמֶּ֑נָּהv וַיִּשְׁמַ֥ע אַבְרָ֖ם לְק֥וֹל שָׂרָֽי׃
NIV1984so she said to Abram, "The LORD has kept me from having children. Go, sleep with my maidservant; perhaps I can build a family through her." Abram agreed to what Sarai said.
TNIVso she said to Abram, "The LORD has kept me from having children. Go, sleep with my servant; perhaps I can build a family through her." Abram agreed to what Sarai said.
NIV2011so she said to Abram, "The LORD has kept me from having children. Go, sleep with my slave; perhaps I can build a family through her." Abram agreed to what Sarai said.
Compared to NIV1984so she said to Abram, "The LORD has kept me from having children. Go, sleep with my maidservantslave; perhaps I can build a family through her." Abram agreed to what Sarai said.
Compared to TNIVso she said to Abram, "The LORD has kept me from having children. Go, sleep with my servantslave; perhaps I can build a family through her." Abram agreed to what Sarai said.

Genesis 16:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַתִּקַּ֞ח שָׂרַ֣י אֵֽשֶׁת־ אַבְרָ֗ם אֶת־ הָגָ֤ר הַמִּצְרִית֙ שִׁפְחָתָ֔הּ מִקֵּץ֙ עֶ֣שֶׂר שָׁנִ֔ים לְשֶׁ֥בֶת אַבְרָ֖ם בְּאֶ֣רֶץ כְּנָ֑עַן וַתִּתֵּ֥ן אֹתָ֛הּ לְאַבְרָ֥ם אִישָׁ֖הּ ל֥וֹ לְאִשָּֽׁה׃
NIV1984So after Abram had been living in Canaan ten years, Sarai his wife took her Egyptian maidservant Hagar and gave her to her husband to be his wife.
TNIVSo after Abram had been living in Canaan ten years, Sarai his wife took her Egyptian servant Hagar and gave her to her husband to be his wife.
NIV2011So after Abram had been living in Canaan ten years, Sarai his wife took her Egyptian slave Hagar and gave her to her husband to be his wife.
Compared to NIV1984So after Abram had been living in Canaan ten years, Sarai his wife took her Egyptian maidservantslave Hagar and gave her to her husband to be his wife.
Compared to TNIVSo after Abram had been living in Canaan ten years, Sarai his wife took her Egyptian servantslave Hagar and gave her to her husband to be his wife.

Genesis 16:5

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַתֹּ֨אמֶר שָׂרַ֣י אֶל־ אַבְרָם֮ חֲמָסִ֣י עָלֶיךָ֒ אָנֹכִ֗י נָתַ֤תִּי שִׁפְחָתִי֙ בְּחֵיקֶ֔ךָ וַתֵּ֙רֶא֙ כִּ֣י הָרָ֔תָה וָאֵקַ֖ל בְּעֵינֶ֑יהָ יִשְׁפֹּ֥ט יְהוָ֖ה בֵּינִ֥י וּבֵינֶֽיׄךָ׃4
NIV1984Then Sarai said to Abram, "You are responsible for the wrong I am suffering. I put my servant in your arms, and now that she knows she is pregnant, she despises me. May the LORD judge between you and me."
TNIVThen Sarai said to Abram, "You are responsible for the wrong I am suffering. I put my servant in your arms, and now that she knows she is pregnant, she despises me. May the LORD judge between you and me."
NIV2011Then Sarai said to Abram, "You are responsible for the wrong I am suffering. I put my slave in your arms, and now that she knows she is pregnant, she despises me. May the LORD judge between you and me."
Compared to NIV1984Then Sarai said to Abram, "You are responsible for the wrong I am suffering. I put my servantslave in your arms, and now that she knows she is pregnant, she despises me. May the LORD judge between you and me."
Compared to TNIVThen Sarai said to Abram, "You are responsible for the wrong I am suffering. I put my servantslave in your arms, and now that she knows she is pregnant, she despises me. May the LORD judge between you and me."

Genesis 16:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיֹּ֨אמֶר אַבְרָ֜ם אֶל־ שָׂרַ֗י הִנֵּ֤ה שִׁפְחָתֵךְ֙ בְּיָדֵ֔ךְ עֲשִׂי־ לָ֖הּ הַטּ֣וֹב בְּעֵינָ֑יִךְ וַתְּעַנֶּ֣הָ שָׂרַ֔י וַתִּבְרַ֖ח מִפָּנֶֽיהָ׃
NIV1984"Your servant is in your hands," Abram said. "Do with her whatever you think best." Then Sarai mistreated Hagar; so she fled from her.
TNIV"Your servant is in your hands," Abram said. "Do with her whatever you think best." Then Sarai mistreated Hagar; so she fled from her.
NIV2011"Your slave is in your hands," Abram said. "Do with her whatever you think best." Then Sarai mistreated Hagar; so she fled from her.
Compared to NIV1984"Your servantslave is in your hands," Abram said. "Do with her whatever you think best." Then Sarai mistreated Hagar; so she fled from her.
Compared to TNIV"Your servantslave is in your hands," Abram said. "Do with her whatever you think best." Then Sarai mistreated Hagar; so she fled from her.

Genesis 16:8

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיֹּאמַ֗ר הָגָ֞ר שִׁפְחַ֥ת שָׂרַ֛י אֵֽי־ מִזֶּ֥ה בָ֖את וְאָ֣נָה תֵלֵ֑כִי וַתֹּ֕אמֶר מִפְּנֵי֙ שָׂרַ֣י גְּבִרְתִּ֔י אָנֹכִ֖י בֹּרַֽחַת׃
NIV1984And he said, "Hagar, servant of Sarai, where have you come from, and where are you going?" "I'm running away from my mistress Sarai," she answered.
TNIVAnd he said, "Hagar, servant of Sarai, where have you come from, and where are you going?" "I'm running away from my mistress Sarai," she answered.
NIV2011And he said, "Hagar, slave of Sarai, where have you come from, and where are you going?" "I'm running away from my mistress Sarai," she answered.
Compared to NIV1984And he said, "Hagar, servantslave of Sarai, where have you come from, and where are you going?" "I'm running away from my mistress Sarai," she answered.
Compared to TNIVAnd he said, "Hagar, servantslave of Sarai, where have you come from, and where are you going?" "I'm running away from my mistress Sarai," she answered.

Genesis 21:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוַיֹּ֨אמֶר אֱלֹהִ֜ים אֶל־ אַבְרָהָ֗ם אַל־ יֵרַ֤ע בְּעֵינֶ֙יךָ֙ עַל־ הַנַּ֣עַר וְעַל־ אֲמָתֶ֔ךָ כֹּל֩ אֲשֶׁ֨ר תֹּאמַ֥ר אֵלֶ֛יךָ שָׂרָ֖ה שְׁמַ֣ע בְּקֹלָ֑הּ כִּ֣י בְיִצְחָ֔ק יִקָּרֵ֥א לְךָ֖ זָֽרַע׃
NIV1984But God said to him, "Do not be so distressed about the boy and your maidservant. Listen to whatever Sarah tells you, because it is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.
TNIVBut God said to him, "Do not be so distressed about the boy and your servant. Listen to whatever Sarah tells you, because it is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.
NIV2011But God said to him, "Do not be so distressed about the boy and your slave woman. Listen to whatever Sarah tells you, because it is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.
Compared to NIV1984But God said to him, "Do not be so distressed about the boy and your maidservantslave woman. Listen to whatever Sarah tells you, because it is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.
Compared to TNIVBut God said to him, "Do not be so distressed about the boy and your servantslave woman. Listen to whatever Sarah tells you, because it is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.

Genesis 21:13

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְגַ֥ם אֶת־ בֶּן־ הָאָמָ֖ה לְג֣וֹי אֲשִׂימֶ֑נּוּ כִּ֥י זַרְעֲךָ֖ הֽוּא׃
NIV1984I will make the son of the maidservant into a nation also, because he is your offspring."
TNIVI will make the son of the servant into a nation also, because he is your offspring."
NIV2011I will make the son of the slave into a nation also, because he is your offspring."
Compared to NIV1984I will make the son of the maidservantslave into a nation also, because he is your offspring."
Compared to TNIVI will make the son of the servantslave into a nation also, because he is your offspring."

Genesis 25:12

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSוְאֵ֛לֶּה תֹּלְדֹ֥ת יִשְׁמָעֵ֖אל בֶּן־ אַבְרָהָ֑ם אֲשֶׁ֨ר יָלְדָ֜ה הָגָ֧ר הַמִּצְרִ֛ית שִׁפְחַ֥ת שָׂרָ֖ה לְאַבְרָהָֽם׃
NIV1984This is the account of Abraham's son Ishmael, whom Sarah's maidservant, Hagar the Egyptian, bore to Abraham.
TNIVThis is the account of the family line of Abraham's son Ishmael, whom Sarah's servant, Hagar the Egyptian, bore to Abraham.
NIV2011This is the account of the family line of Abraham's son Ishmael, whom Sarah's slave, Hagar the Egyptian, bore to Abraham.
Compared to NIV1984This is the account of the family line of Abraham's son Ishmael, whom Sarah's maidservantslave, Hagar the Egyptian, bore to Abraham.
Compared to TNIVThis is the account of the family line of Abraham's son Ishmael, whom Sarah's servantslave, Hagar the Egyptian, bore to Abraham.

Malachi 1:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSבֵּ֛ן יְכַבֵּ֥ד אָ֖ב וְעֶ֣בֶד אֲדֹנָ֑יו וְאִם־ אָ֣ב אָ֣נִי אַיֵּ֣ה כְבוֹדִ֡י וְאִם־ אֲדוֹנִ֣ים אָנִי֩ אַיֵּ֨ה מוֹרָאִ֜י אָמַ֣ר ׀ יְהוָ֣ה צְבָא֗וֹת לָכֶם֙ הַכֹּֽהֲנִים֙ בּוֹזֵ֣י שְׁמִ֔י וַאֲמַרְתֶּ֕ם בַּמֶּ֥ה בָזִ֖ינוּ אֶת־ שְׁמֶֽךָ׃
NIV1984"A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If I am a father, where is the honor due me? If I am a master, where is the respect due me?" says the LORD Almighty. "It is you, O priests, who show contempt for my name. "But you ask, 'How have we shown contempt for your name?'
TNIV"A son honors his father, and slaves honor their master. If I am a father, where is the honor due me? If I am a master, where is the respect due me?" says the LORD Almighty. "It is you priests who show contempt for my name. "But you ask, 'How have we shown contempt for your name?'
NIV2011"A son honors his father, and a slave his master. If I am a father, where is the honor due me? If I am a master, where is the respect due me?" says the LORD Almighty. "It is you priests who show contempt for my name. "But you ask, 'How have we shown contempt for your name?'
Compared to NIV1984"A son honors his father, and a servantslave his master. If I am a father, where is the honor due me? If I am a master, where is the respect due me?" says the LORD Almighty. "It is you, O priests, who show contempt for my name. "But you ask, 'How have we shown contempt for your name?'
Compared to TNIV"A son honors his father, and slavesa honorslave theirhis master. If I am a father, where is the honor due me? If I am a master, where is the respect due me?" says the LORD Almighty. "It is you priests who show contempt for my name. "But you ask, 'How have we shown contempt for your name?'

1 Corinthians 7:22

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTὁ γὰρ ἐν κυρίῳ κληθεὶς δοῦλος ἀπελεύθερος κυρίου ἐστίν· ⸀ὁμοίως ὁ ἐλεύθερος κληθεὶς δοῦλός ἐστιν Χριστοῦ.
SBLGNT apparatusὁμοίως WH Treg NIV ] + καὶ RP
NIV1984For he who was a slave when he was called by the Lord is the Lord's freedman; similarly, he who was a free man when he was called is Christ's slave.
TNIVFor those who were slaves when called to faith in the Lord are the Lord's freed people; similarly, those who were free when called are Christ's slaves.
NIV2011For the one who was a slave when called to faith in the Lord is the Lord's freed person; similarly, the one who was free when called is Christ's slave.
Compared to NIV1984For hethe one who was a slave when hecalled wasto calledfaith byin the Lord is the Lord's freedmanfreed person; similarly, hethe one who was a free man when he was called is Christ's slave.
Compared to TNIVFor thosethe one who werewas slavesa slave when called to faith in the Lord areis the Lord's freed peopleperson; similarly, thosethe one who werewas free when called areis Christ's slavesslave.

Galatians 4:1

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTΛέγω δέ, ἐφ’ ὅσον χρόνον ὁ κληρονόμος νήπιός ἐστιν, οὐδὲν διαφέρει δούλου κύριος πάντων ὤν,
NIV1984What I am saying is that as long as the heir is a child, he is no different from a slave, although he owns the whole estate.
TNIVWhat I am saying is that as long as heirs are underage they are no different from slaves, although they own the whole estate.
NIV2011What I am saying is that as long as an heir is underage, he is no different from a slave, although he owns the whole estate.
Compared to NIV1984What I am saying is that as long as thean heir is a childunderage, he is no different from a slave, although he owns the whole estate.
Compared to TNIVWhat I am saying is that as long as heirsan areheir is underage, he theyis are no different from slavesa slave, although theyhe ownowns the whole estate.

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.


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