42) Yi: Increase
C: Wind and thunder increase; superior people take to good when they see it, and correct whatever faults they have.
L: For increase, it is beneficial to go somewhere; it is beneficial to cross great rivers.
E: Entering the Tao gradually, without either rushing or lagging, increasing the positive while decreasing the negative.
L: It is beneficial to act so as to do great work; this is very auspicious, and blameless.
E: It is beneficial to work vigorously to guarantee increase.
L: One gains ten sets of tortoise shells, and none can oppose. Perpetual correctness is auspicious. It is good for the king to serve the lord.
E: This is a natural increase through the application of flexibility.
L: Using unfortunate events to gain increase is blameless. Acting in a moderate, balanced way with sincerity and truthfulness, public announcement uses the imperial seal.
E: When one has an honest heart and careful action in the midst of unfortunate events, one is using flexibility and gaining increase by effort.
L: When balanced action is openly expressed, the public follows. It is beneficial to use a support to move the nation.
E: Those with no status need to borrow the power of others to aid and benefit people.
L: When there is truthfulness and a benevolent heart, there is no need to ask- it is very auspicious. Truthfulness and benevolence are charismatic qualities in oneself.
E: Those with status aiding and benefiting people without borrowing the power from others.
L: Don't increase here, or you may be attacked. If determination is inconstant, that brings misfortune.
E: This represents those who are fond of strength and try to help others before having developed themselves.