King James Version (KJV)
The words of the wise are as goads, and as nails fastened by the masters of assemblies, which are given from one shepherd.
English Standard Version (ESV)
The words of the wise are like goads, and like nails firmly fixed are the collected sayings; they are given by one Shepherd.
New International Version (NIV)
The words of the wise are like goads, their collected sayings like firmly embedded nails—given by one shepherd.