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Proverbs 13 - Outline

v1,8,10,13,18
the importance of listening, to fathers, to rebuke, etc.
v2,3,14,17
life and health, from restrained, wise, and faithful speech
v4,11
the importance of diligence
v5
the wickedness of lies
v6,9,21
the fruit of righteousness or wickedness
v7,22
wealth is not really valuable without righteousness
v12,19a
be careful what you set your hope and desire in, so you'll be gratified instead of disappointed
v9[again] & 15
when things are hard for you, consider whether it's because of a sin you have, before you chalk it up to suffering for righteousness. Things can be hard for sinners, too. Just because it's hard doesn't mean it's right
v16
Just because we know something is right, doesn't necessarily mean we need to say all of it, all the time. Just deal with it.
v19b
don't detest repenting or changing your mind when you're wrong
v20
the people you walk with will influence you and determine how you end up
v23
crime causes poverty
v24
the Biblical way to correct children involves doing it often
v25
satisfaction, such as in eating, comes from righteousness
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