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《隨 - Sui》

English translation: James Legge [?] Library Resources
1 隨:
Xiang Zhuan:
(The trigram for the waters of) a marsh and (that for) thunder (hidden) in the midst of it form Sui. The superior man in accordance with this, when it is getting towards dark, enters (his house) and rests.

2 隨:
Xiang Zhuan:
'He is changing the object of his pursuit:' - but if he follow what is correct, there will be good fortune. 'He goes beyond (his own) gate to find associates:' - he will not fail (in the method he pursues).

3 隨:
Xiang Zhuan:
'He cleaves to the little boy:' - he cannot be with the two at the same time.

4 隨:
Xiang Zhuan:
'He cleaves to the man of age and experience:' - by the decision of his will, he abandons (the youth) below.

5 隨:
Xiang Zhuan:
'He is followed and obtains adherents:' - according to the idea (of the hexagram), this is evil. 'He is sincere in his course:' - showing his intelligence, and leading to achievement.

6 隨:
Xiang Zhuan:
'He is sincere in fostering what is excellent:' - his position is correct and in the centre.

7 隨:
Xiang Zhuan:
'The sincerity is firmly held and clung to, as shown in the topmost line:' - (the idea of the hexagram) has reached its extreme development.

URN: ctp:book-of-changes/sui2