A. Hexagram 5 is named Xu, or Attending. Further variations are Arriving, Waiting or Moistened. The lower trigram is Qian: force or heaven, and the upper trigram is Kan: gorge or water.
B. The Judgment
1. Waiting. If you are sincere,
You have light and success.
2. Perseverance brings good fortune.
3. It furthers one to cross the great water.
C. The Image
1. Clouds rise up to heaven:
The image of Waiting.
2. Thus the superior man eats and drinks,
And is joyous and of good cheer.
II. My interpretation
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