Parallel Bible results for Ecclesiastes 12:11

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Ecclesiastes 12:11

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