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Ecclesiastes 12:11

11 pThe words of the wise are like goads, and like qnails firmly fixed are the collected sayings; they are rgiven by sone Shepherd.

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Ecclesiastes 12:11 — The New International Version (NIV)

11 The words of the wise are like goads, their collected sayings like firmly embedded nails—given by one shepherd.

Ecclesiastes 12:11 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

11 The words of the wise are as goads, and as nails fastened by the masters of assemblies, which are given from one shepherd.

Ecclesiastes 12:11 — New Living Translation (NLT)

11 The words of the wise are like cattle prods—painful but helpful. Their collected sayings are like a nail-studded stick with which a shepherd drives the sheep.

Ecclesiastes 12:11 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

11 The words of the wise are like goads, and the words of scholars are like well-driven nails, given by one Shepherd.

Ecclesiastes 12:11 — New Century Version (NCV)

11 Words from wise people are like sharp sticks used to guide animals. They are like nails that have been driven in firmly. Altogether they are wise teachings that come from one Shepherd.

Ecclesiastes 12:11 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

11 The words of the wise are as goads; and as nails well fastened are the words of the masters of assemblies, which are given from one shepherd.

Ecclesiastes 12:11 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

11 The words of the wise are as goads, and the collections of them as nails fastened in: they are given from one shepherd.

Ecclesiastes 12:11 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

11 Words from wise people are like spurs. Their collected sayings are like nails that have been driven in firmly. They come from one shepherd.

Ecclesiastes 12:11 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

11 The sayings of the wise are like goads, and those from masters of collections are like firmly embedded nails. The sayings are given by one Shepherd.

Ecclesiastes 12:11 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 The sayings of the wise are like goads, and like nails firmly fixed are the collected sayings that are given by one shepherd.

Ecclesiastes 12:11 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

11 The words of the wise are like cattle goads; the collections of the sages are like pricks inflicted by one shepherd.

Ecclesiastes 12:11 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

11 The sayings of those who are wise move people to take action. Their collected sayings really nail things down. They are given to us by one Shepherd.

Ecclesiastes 12:11 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

11 The words of wise men are like goads, and masters of these collections are like well-driven nails; they are given by one Shepherd.