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37. Chia Jên / The Family (The Clan)

------- above Sun The Gentle, Wind
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--- --- below Li The Clinging, Flame

The Judgement

The Family. The perseverance of the woman furthers.

The Image

Wind comes forth from fire:
The image of The Family.
Thus the superior man has substance in his words
And duration in his way of life.

The Lines

Change at the beginning means:
Firm seclusion within the family.
Remorse disappears.
Change in the second place means:
She should not follow her whims.
She must attend within to the food.
Perseverance brings good fortune.
Change in the third place means:
When tempers flare up in the family,
Too great severity brings remorse.
Good fortune nonetheless.
When woman and child dally and laugh,
It leads in the end to humiliation.
Change in the fourth place means:
She is the treasure of the house.
Great good fortune.
Change in the fifth place means:
As a king he approaches his family.
Fear not.
Good fortune.
Change at the top means:
His work commands respect.
In the end good fortune comes.