17. 澤雷隨 Sui / Following

隨:元亨利貞,無咎。
彖曰:隨,剛來而下柔,動而說,隨。大亨貞,無
咎,而天下隨時,隨之時義大矣哉!


象曰:澤中有雷,隨﹔君子以向晦入宴息。



初九:官有渝,貞吉。出門交有功。
象曰:官有渝,從正吉也。出門交有功,不失也。

六二:系小子,失丈夫。
象曰:系小子,弗兼與也。

六三:系丈夫,失小子。隨有求得,利居貞。
象曰:系丈夫,志舍下也。

九四:隨有獲,貞凶。有孚在道,以明,何咎。
象曰:隨有獲,其義凶也。有孚在道,明功也。

九五:孚于嘉,吉。
象曰:孚于嘉,吉﹔位正中也。

上六:拘系之,乃從維之。王用亨于西山。
象曰:拘系之,上窮也。
The Judgement
Following has supreme success.
Perseverance furthers. No blame.

The Image
Thunder in the middle of the lake:
The image of Following.
Thus the superior man at nightfall
Goes indoors for rest and recuperation.

The Lines

The standard is changing. Perseverance
brings good fortune. To go out of the door in
company Produces deeds.

If one clings to the little boy,
One loses the strong man.

If one clings to the strong man,
One loses the little boy.
Through following one finds what one seeks.
It furthers one to remain persevering.

Following creates success.
Perseverance brings misfortune.
To go one's way with sincerity brings clarity.
How could there be blame in this?


Sincere in the good. Good fortune.

He meets with firm allegiance
And is still further bound.
The king introduces him
To the Western Mountain.
兌上  above Tui The Joyous, Lake
震下  below Chen The Arousing, Thunder