Statement: Increase. Gain by having a place to go. Advance across the great river.
Top trigram: Wind
Bottom trigram: Thunder
Hexagram Number: 42
Hexagram Name: Increase
Line 1 comment: Gain by using great work. Great fortune. No fault.
Line 2 comment: Someone increases by ten groups of turtles no one can defy. Everlasting firmness and fortune. The king makes offerings to god. Fortune.
Line 3 comment: Increase by using unfortunate affairs. No fault. Have trust in the middle path. Inform the duke using a jade tablet.
Line 4 comment: There is a middle path. Alert the duke to follow. Gain by working for the sake of moving the nation.
Line 5 comment: Have confidence in a kind heart. Unquestioned great fortune. Have trust in the kindness of my conduct.
Line 6 comment: No increase when someone attacks. Setting the heart without constancy: misfortune.
The image Wind and thunder: increase. The noble one sees perfection and shifts to fit its pattern, and corrects his own faults.