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

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The word 'Themselves' occurs 11 times less often in the NIV2011 (316 times) than it does in the TNIV (327 times). The word 'Themselves' was removed in 16 verses, and added in 4 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Themselves' 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 text525.0%
New text in NIV20111575.0%

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

Verses where Themselves was removed

Job 15:25

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
BHSכִּֽי־ נָטָ֣ה אֶל־ אֵ֣ל יָד֑וֹ וְאֶל־ שַׁ֝דַּ֗י יִתְגַּבָּֽר׃
NIV1984because he shakes his fist at God and vaunts himself against the Almighty,
TNIVbecause they shake their fists at God and vaunt themselves against the Almighty,
NIV2011because he shakes his fist at God and vaunts himself against the Almighty,
Compared to NIV1984because he shakes his fist at God and vaunts himself against the Almighty,
Compared to TNIVbecause theyhe shakeshakes theirhis fistsfist at God and vauntvaunts themselveshimself against the Almighty,

Job 15:31

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
BHSאַל־ יַאֲמֵ֣ן נִתְעָ֑ה כִּי־ שָׁ֝֗וְא תִּהְיֶ֥ה תְמוּרָתֽוֹ׃
NIV1984Let him not deceive himself by trusting what is worthless, for he will get nothing in return.
TNIVLet them not deceive themselves by trusting what is worthless, for they will get nothing in return.
NIV2011Let him not deceive himself by trusting what is worthless, for he will get nothing in return.
Compared to NIV1984Let him not deceive himself by trusting what is worthless, for he will get nothing in return.
Compared to TNIVLet themhim not deceive themselveshimself by trusting what is worthless, for theyhe will get nothing in return.

Psalms 10:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאָמַ֣ר בְּ֭לִבּוֹ בַּל־ אֶמּ֑וֹט לְדֹ֥ר וָ֝דֹ֗ר אֲשֶׁ֣ר לֹֽא־ בְרָֽע׃
NIV1984He says to himself, "Nothing will shake me; I'll always be happy and never have trouble."
TNIVThey say to themselves, "Nothing will ever shake us." They swear, "No one will ever do us harm."
NIV2011He says to himself, "Nothing will ever shake me." He swears, "No one will ever do me harm."
Compared to NIV1984He says to himself, "Nothing will ever shake me; I'll." He alwaysswears, "No beone happywill andever neverdo haveme troubleharm."
Compared to TNIVTheyHe saysays to themselveshimself, "Nothing will ever shake usme." TheyHe swearswears, "No one will ever do usme harm."

Psalms 10:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאָמַ֣ר בְּ֭לִבּוֹ שָׁ֣כַֽח3 אֵ֑ל הִסְתִּ֥יר פָּ֝נָ֗יו בַּל־ רָאָ֥ה לָנֶֽצַח׃
NIV1984He says to himself, "God has forgotten; he covers his face and never sees."
TNIVThe wicked say to themselves, "God will never notice; he covers his face and never sees."
NIV2011He says to himself, "God will never notice; he covers his face and never sees."
Compared to NIV1984He says to himself, "God haswill forgottennever notice; he covers his face and never sees."
Compared to TNIVTheHe wickedsays say to themselveshimself, "God will never notice; he covers his face and never sees."

Psalms 10:13

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
BHSעַל־ מֶ֤ה ׀ נִאֵ֖ץ רָשָׁ֥ע ׀ אֱלֹהִ֑ים אָמַ֥ר בְּ֝לִבּ֗וֹ לֹ֣א תִּדְרֹֽשׁ׃
NIV1984Why does the wicked man revile God? Why does he say to himself, "He won't call me to account"?
TNIVWhy do the wicked revile God? Why do they say to themselves, "He won't call us to account"?
NIV2011Why does the wicked man revile God? Why does he say to himself, "He won't call me to account"?
Compared to NIV1984Why does the wicked man revile God? Why does he say to himself, "He won't call me to account"?
Compared to TNIVWhy dodoes the wicked man revile God? Why dodoes theyhe say to themselveshimself, "He won't call usme to account"?

Proverbs 26:27

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSכֹּֽרֶה־ שַּׁ֭חַת בָּ֣הּ יִפֹּ֑ל וְגֹ֥לֵ֥ל אֶ֝בֶן אֵלָ֥יו תָּשֽׁוּב׃
NIV1984If a man digs a pit, he will fall into it; if a man rolls a stone, it will roll back on him.
TNIVIf anyone digs a pit, they themselves will fall into it; if anyone rolls a stone, it will roll back on them.
NIV2011Whoever digs a pit will fall into it; if someone rolls a stone, it will roll back on them.
Compared to NIV1984IfWhoever a man digs a pit, he will fall into it; if asomeone man rolls a stone, it will roll back on himthem.
Compared to TNIVIfWhoever anyone digs a pit, they themselves will fall into it; if anyonesomeone rolls a stone, it will roll back on them.

Proverbs 29:15

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSשֵׁ֣בֶט וְ֭תוֹכַחַת יִתֵּ֣ן חָכְמָ֑ה וְנַ֥עַר מְ֝שֻׁלָּ֗ח מֵבִ֥ישׁ אִמּֽוֹ׃
NIV1984The rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a child left to himself disgraces his mother.
TNIVA rod and a reprimand impart wisdom, but children left to themselves disgrace their mother.
NIV2011A rod and a reprimand impart wisdom, but a child left undisciplined disgraces its mother.
Compared to NIV1984TheA rod ofand correctiona impartsreprimand impart wisdom, but a child left toundisciplined himself disgraces hisits mother.
Compared to TNIVA rod and a reprimand impart wisdom, but childrena child left toundisciplined themselvesdisgraces disgrace theirits mother.

Isaiah 44:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס רֹעֶ֣ה אֵ֔פֶר לֵ֥ב הוּתַ֖ל הִטָּ֑הוּ וְלֹֽא־ יַצִּ֤יל אֶת־ נַפְשׁוֹ֙ וְלֹ֣א יֹאמַ֔ר הֲל֥וֹא שֶׁ֖קֶר בִּימִינִֽי׃
NIV1984He feeds on ashes, a deluded heart misleads him; he cannot save himself, or say, "Is not this thing in my right hand a lie?"
TNIVSuch people feed on ashes, a deluded heart misleads them; they cannot save themselves, or say, "Is not this thing in my right hand a lie?"
NIV2011Such a person feeds on ashes; a deluded heart misleads him; he cannot save himself, or say, "Is not this thing in my right hand a lie?"
Compared to NIV1984HeSuch a person feeds on ashes, ; a deluded heart misleads him; he cannot save himself, or say, "Is not this thing in my right hand a lie?"
Compared to TNIVSuch peoplea feedperson feeds on ashes, ; a deluded heart misleads themhim; theyhe cannot save themselveshimself, or say, "Is not this thing in my right hand a lie?"

Isaiah 56:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס וְאַל־ יֹאמַ֣ר בֶּן־ הַנֵּכָ֗ר הַנִּלְוָ֤ה אֶל־ יְהוָה֙ לֵאמֹ֔ר הַבְדֵּ֧ל יַבְדִּילַ֛נִי יְהוָ֖ה מֵעַ֣ל עַמּ֑וֹ וְאַל־ יֹאמַר֙ הַסָּרִ֔יס הֵ֥ן אֲנִ֖י עֵ֥ץ יָבֵֽשׁ׃
NIV1984Let no foreigner who has bound himself to the LORD say, "The LORD will surely exclude me from his people." And let not any eunuch complain, "I am only a dry tree."
TNIVLet no foreigners who have bound themselves to the LORD say, "The LORD will surely exclude me from his people." And let no eunuch complain, "I am only a dry tree."
NIV2011Let no foreigner who is bound to the LORD say, "The LORD will surely exclude me from his people." And let no eunuch complain, "I am only a dry tree."
Compared to NIV1984Let no foreigner who hasis bound himself to the LORD say, "The LORD will surely exclude me from his people." And let not anyno eunuch complain, "I am only a dry tree."
Compared to TNIVLet no foreignersforeigner who haveis bound themselves to the LORD say, "The LORD will surely exclude me from his people." And let no eunuch complain, "I am only a dry tree."

Malachi 2:16

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSס כִּֽי־ שָׂנֵ֣א שַׁלַּ֗ח אָמַ֤ר יְהוָה֙ אֱלֹהֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל וְכִסָּ֤ה חָמָס֙ עַל־ לְבוּשׁ֔וֹ אָמַ֖ר יְהוָ֣ה צְבָא֑וֹת וְנִשְׁמַרְתֶּ֥ם בְּרוּחֲכֶ֖ם וְלֹ֥א תִבְגֹּֽדוּ׃
NIV1984"I hate divorce," says the LORD God of Israel, "and I hate a man's covering himself with violence as well as with his garment," says the LORD Almighty. So guard yourself in your spirit, and do not break faith.
TNIV"I hate divorce," says the LORD God of Israel, "and I hate it when people clothe themselves with injustice," says the LORD Almighty. So be on your guard, and do not be unfaithful.
NIV2011"The man who hates and divorces his wife," says the LORD, the God of Israel, "does violence to the one he should protect," says the LORD Almighty. So be on your guard, and do not be unfaithful.
Compared to NIV1984"IThe hateman divorcewho hates and divorces his wife," says the LORD, the God of Israel, "anddoes I hate a man's covering himself with violence asto wellthe asone withhe hisshould garmentprotect," says the LORD Almighty. So guardbe yourselfon in your spiritguard, and do not breakbe faithunfaithful.
Compared to TNIV"IThe hateman divorcewho hates and divorces his wife," says the LORD, the God of Israel, "anddoes Iviolence hateto itthe whenone peoplehe clotheshould themselves with injusticeprotect," says the LORD Almighty. So be on your guard, and do not be unfaithful.

Romans 14:22

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTσὺ πίστιν ⸀ἣν ἔχεις κατὰ σεαυτὸν ἔχε ἐνώπιον τοῦ θεοῦ. μακάριος ὁ μὴ κρίνων ἑαυτὸν ἐν ᾧ δοκιμάζει·
SBLGNT apparatusἣν WH Treg NIV ] – RP
NIV1984So whatever you believe about these things keep between yourself and God. Blessed is the man who does not condemn himself by what he approves.
TNIVSo whatever you believe about these things keep between yourself and God. Blessed are those who do not condemn themselves by what they approve.
NIV2011So whatever you believe about these things keep between yourself and God. Blessed is the one who does not condemn himself by what he approves.
Compared to NIV1984So whatever you believe about these things keep between yourself and God. Blessed is the manone who does not condemn himself by what he approves.
Compared to TNIVSo whatever you believe about these things keep between yourself and God. Blessed areis thosethe one who dodoes not condemn themselveshimself by what theyhe approveapproves.

1 Corinthians 14:28

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἐὰν δὲ μὴ ᾖ ⸀διερμηνευτής, σιγάτω ἐν ἐκκλησίᾳ, ἑαυτῷ δὲ λαλείτω καὶ τῷ θεῷ.
SBLGNT apparatusδιερμηνευτής WH NIV RP ] ἑρμηνευτής Treg
NIV1984If there is no interpreter, the speaker should keep quiet in the church and speak to himself and God.
TNIVIf there is no interpreter, the speaker should keep quiet in the church; let them speak to themselves and to God.
NIV2011If there is no interpreter, the speaker should keep quiet in the church and speak to himself and to God.
Compared to NIV1984If there is no interpreter, the speaker should keep quiet in the church and speak to himself and to God.
Compared to TNIVIf there is no interpreter, the speaker should keep quiet in the church; let themand speak to themselveshimself and to God.

2 Corinthians 8:5

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTκαὶ οὐ καθὼς ἠλπίσαμεν ἀλλ’ ἑαυτοὺς ἔδωκαν πρῶτον τῷ κυρίῳ καὶ ἡμῖν διὰ θελήματος θεοῦ,
NIV1984And they did not do as we expected, but they gave themselves first to the Lord and then to us in keeping with God's will.
TNIVAnd they went beyond our expectations; having given themselves first of all to the Lord, they gave themselves by the will of God also to us.
NIV2011And they exceeded our expectations: They gave themselves first of all to the Lord, and then by the will of God also to us.
Compared to NIV1984And they didexceeded notour doexpectations: They as we expected, but they gave themselves first of all to the Lord , and then toby usthe inwill keepingof with God's willalso to us.
Compared to TNIVAnd they wentexceeded beyond our expectations; having: They givengave themselves first of all to the Lord, theyand gave themselvesthen by the will of God also to us.

2 Corinthians 10:18

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
SBLGNTοὐ γὰρ ὁ ἑαυτὸν ⸀συνιστάνων, ἐκεῖνός ἐστιν δόκιμος, ἀλλὰ ὃν ὁ κύριος συνίστησιν.
SBLGNT apparatusσυνιστάνων WH Treg NIV ] συνιστῶν RP
NIV1984For it is not the one who commends himself who is approved, but the one whom the Lord commends.
TNIVFor it is not those who commend themselves who are approved, but those whom the Lord commends.
NIV2011For it is not the one who commends himself who is approved, but the one whom the Lord commends.
Compared to NIV1984For it is not the one who commends himself who is approved, but the one whom the Lord commends.
Compared to TNIVFor it is not thosethe one who commendcommends themselveshimself who areis approved, but thosethe one whom the Lord commends.

2 Corinthians 11:20

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTἀνέχεσθε γὰρ εἴ τις ὑμᾶς καταδουλοῖ, εἴ τις κατεσθίει, εἴ τις λαμβάνει, εἴ τις ἐπαίρεται, εἴ τις ⸂εἰς πρόσωπον ὑμᾶς⸃ δέρει.
SBLGNT apparatusεἰς πρόσωπον ὑμᾶς WH Treg NIV ] ὑμᾶς εἰς πρόσωπον RP
NIV1984In fact, you even put up with anyone who enslaves you or exploits you or takes advantage of you or pushes himself forward or slaps you in the face.
TNIVIn fact, you even put up with any who enslave you or exploit you or take advantage of you or push themselves forward or slap you in the face.
NIV2011In fact, you even put up with anyone who enslaves you or exploits you or takes advantage of you or puts on airs or slaps you in the face.
Compared to NIV1984In fact, you even put up with anyone who enslaves you or exploits you or takes advantage of you or pushesputs himselfon forwardairs or slaps you in the face.
Compared to TNIVIn fact, you even put up with anyanyone who enslaveenslaves you or exploitexploits you or taketakes advantage of you or pushputs themselveson forwardairs or slapslaps you in the face.

James 1:24

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
SBLGNTκατενόησεν γὰρ ἑαυτὸν καὶ ἀπελήλυθεν καὶ εὐθέως ἐπελάθετο ὁποῖος ἦν.
NIV1984and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like.
TNIVand, after looking at themselves, go away and immediately forget what they look like.
NIV2011and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like.
Compared to NIV1984and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like.
Compared to TNIVand, after looking at themselveshimself, gogoes away and immediately forgetforgets what theyhe looklooks like.

Verses where Themselves was added

1 Chronicles 29:5

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלַזָּהָ֤ב לַזָּהָב֙ וְלַכֶּ֣סֶף לַכֶּ֔סֶף וּלְכָל־ מְלָאכָ֖ה בְּיַ֣ד חָרָשִׁ֑ים וּמִ֣י מִתְנַדֵּ֔ב לְמַלֹּ֥אות יָד֛וֹ הַיּ֖וֹם לַיהוָֽה׃
NIV1984for the gold work and the silver work, and for all the work to be done by the craftsmen. Now, who is willing to consecrate himself today to the LORD?"
TNIVfor the gold work and the silver work, and for all the work to be done by the skilled workers. Now, who among you is willing to consecrate yourself to the LORD today?"
NIV2011for the gold work and the silver work, and for all the work to be done by the craftsmen. Now, who is willing to consecrate themselves to the LORD today?"
Compared to NIV1984for the gold work and the silver work, and for all the work to be done by the craftsmen. Now, who is willing to consecrate himselfthemselves today to the LORD today?"
Compared to TNIVfor the gold work and the silver work, and for all the work to be done by the skilled workerscraftsmen. Now, who among you is willing to consecrate yourselfthemselves to the LORD today?"

Proverbs 13:5

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSדְּבַר־ שֶׁ֭קֶר יִשְׂנָ֣א צַדִּ֑יק וְ֝רָשָׁ֗ע יַבְאִ֥ישׁ וְיַחְפִּֽיר׃
NIV1984The righteous hate what is false, but the wicked bring shame and disgrace.
TNIVThe righteous hate what is false, but the wicked make themselves a stench and are filled with shame.
NIV2011The righteous hate what is false, but the wicked make themselves a stench and bring shame on themselves.
Compared to NIV1984The righteous hate what is false, but the wicked make themselves a stench and bring shame andon disgracethemselves.
Compared to TNIVThe righteous hate what is false, but the wicked make themselves a stench and arebring filledshame withon shamethemselves.

Galatians 6:3

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTεἰ γὰρ δοκεῖ τις εἶναί τι μηδὲν ὤν, ⸂φρεναπατᾷ ἑαυτόν⸃·
SBLGNT apparatusφρεναπατᾷ ἑαυτόν WH Treg NIV] ἑαυτόν φρεναπατᾷ RP
NIV1984If anyone thinks he is something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.
TNIVIf any of you think you are something when you are nothing, you deceive yourselves.
NIV2011If anyone thinks they are something when they are not, they deceive themselves.
Compared to NIV1984If anyone thinks hethey isare something when hethey isare nothingnot, hethey deceivesdeceive himselfthemselves.
Compared to TNIVIf anyanyone ofthinks youthey think you are something when youthey are nothingnot, youthey deceive yourselvesthemselves.

Galatians 6:4

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTτὸ δὲ ἔργον ἑαυτοῦ δοκιμαζέτω ἕκαστος, καὶ τότε εἰς ἑαυτὸν μόνον τὸ καύχημα ἕξει καὶ οὐκ εἰς τὸν ἕτερον,
NIV1984Each one should test his own actions. Then he can take pride in himself, without comparing himself to somebody else,
TNIVEach of you should test your own actions. Then you can take pride in yourself, without comparing yourself to somebody else,
NIV2011Each one should test their own actions. Then they can take pride in themselves alone, without comparing themselves to someone else,
Compared to NIV1984Each one should test histheir own actions. Then hethey can take pride in himselfthemselves alone, without comparing himselfthemselves to somebodysomeone else,
Compared to TNIVEach ofone you should test yourtheir own actions. Then youthey can take pride in yourselfthemselves alone, without comparing yourselfthemselves to somebodysomeone else,


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