More promises from Proverbs: Remember the word 'fear' usually means 'reverence'.
Proverbs 13:3 "He who guards his mouth preserves his life."
Isn't it true that if we don't guard our tongue, we can get in a lot of trouble, most usually more than we bargain for.
Proverbs 13:4 "The soul of the diligent shall be made rich."
I believe this is talking about Spiritual riches, and if we are diligent we will be made Spiritually rich.
Proverbs 13:6 "Righteousness guards him whose way is blameless."
Righteousness is our body guard if we are walking in God's way.
Proverbs 13:11 "He who gathers by labor will increase."
It's true isn't it that a lazy person is always poor.
Proverbs 13:12 "Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but when the desire comes, it is a tree of life."
Have you ever looked forward to something exciting and it was put off indefinitely and then when the event happened it was so exciting, it was like a tree of life.
Proverbs 13:13 "He who fears the commandment will be rewarded."
If we reverence God's commandments, we will be rewarded with eternal life.
Proverbs 13:14 "The law of the wise is a fountain of life."
Proverbs 13:16 "Every prudent man acts with knowledge."
Proverbs 13:17 "A faithful ambassador brings health."
Proverbs 13:18 "He who regards a rebuke will be honored."
Proverbs 13:20 "He who walks with wise men will be wise."
Proverbs 13:21 "To the righteous, good shall be repaid."
The last six are easy to understand. The only reason I try to elaborate on some of them is because my readers are so diverse from all over the world and I just do it to help understand the meanings of some of the verses. It even helps me at times when I try to explain them. I am not above needing help. Not at all. I just want my blogs to be easily understood. I pray that they are. Grandma Joan