TEXTUAL CRITICISM
List of Verses Changed
in the New Versions
Matthew
VERSE
ACTION
NEW VERSION
1:25
REMOVED
"Firstborn"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, ES, LB, NLT, NC
5:22
REMOVED
"without a cause"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, LB, NC
5:44
REMOVED 12 WORDS
"bless them that curse you ..."
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, ES, LB, NLT, AMP, NC
6:13
REMOVED 14 WORDS
"For thine is the kingdom..."
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, ES, LB, NLT, NC
6:13
ADD
'the ... one"
NI, NLT, NKJ
6:27
CHANGED
"cubit to his stature"
to "hour to his life"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, LB, NC
6:33
REMOVED
"of God"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, LB,NC
8:29
REMOVED
"Jesus"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, ES, LB, NC
9:13
REMOVED
"to repentance"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, ES, LB, NC
9:18
CHANGED
"worshipped" to
"bowed down"
NI, NAS, ES, NLT, MSG
11:23
REMOVED
"hell"
NI, NAS, NKJ, RS, NRS, NC
12:6
CHANGED
"one greater" to
"something greater"
NAS, RS, NRS, NC
12:35
REMOVED
"of the heart"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, ES, NC
12:40
CHANGED
"whale" to
"fish," "sea monster"
NI, NAS, NKJ, NRS, LB, NC
12:47
REMOVED ENTIRE VERSE
NI, RS, NRS
13:51
REMOVED
"Jesus said unto them"
and "Lord"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, LB, NC
15:8
REMOVED
"draweth nigh unto me
with their mouth"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, LB, NC
16:3
REMOVED
"o ye hypocrites"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, LB, NC
16:18
REMOVED
"hell"
NI, NAS, NKJ, RS, NRS, NC
16:20
REMOVED
"Jesus"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, ES, LB, NC
17:21
REMOVED ENTIRE VERSE
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, ES, NC
18:11
REMOVED ENTIRE VERSE
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, ES, NC
18:26
REMOVED
"and worshipped him" (Jesus)
NI, NAS, NKJ, RS, NRS, NC
19:9
REMOVED
last 11 words
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, ES, LB, NC
19:17
CHANGED
"Why callest thou me good"
to
"Why do you ask me
about what is good?"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, ES, NC
19:17
REMOVED
"God"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS
20:7
REMOVED
"and whatsoever is right
that shall ye receive"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, ES, LB, NC
20:16
REMOVED
"for many be called
but few chosen"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, ES, LB, NC
20:20
CHANGED
"worshipping him" to
"kneeling hown"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, ES
20:22
REMOVED 12 WORDS
"baptized with
Christ's baptism"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, ES, LB, NC
21:44
REMOVED ENTIRE VERSE
NI, RS, NRS, NC
23:14
REMOVED ENTIRE VERSE
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, ES, NC
23:33
CHANGED
"damnation" to "condemn"
NI, NAS, NKJ, RS, NRS, LB, NC
24:36
CHANGED
"my Father" to "the Father"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, ES, LB
25:13
REMOVED
"wherein
the Son of man cometh"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, ES, LB
27:35
REMOVED
LAST 25 WORDS
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, LB, NC
27:54
CHANGED
"the Son of God"
to "a son of God"
NI, MAS, RS, NRS, ES, LB, NC
28:2
REMOVED
"from the door"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, LB, NC
28:9
REMOVED
"and as they went
to tell his disciples"
NI, NAS, RS, NRS, LB, NC
The past century has seen a major change in how the New Testament is perceived.
It has been reflected in the treatment of the New Testament in the new versions.
Using the Bible used by all for the past 400 years, look at the comparison.
Do those incidents noted make a difference?
Or are they merely updating the language and correcting mistakes?
Do they clarify or muddle?