I Ching Hexagram 18 Line 5

18.5 Being persuasive

I Ching Hexagram 18 - Line 5

One manages to convince others.

Derivated hexagram

57 - Answer

One goes after being approached.

57 - Answer
5 - One must warn others because an unexpected event has occurred and one needs to respond to the demands on time.

Nuclear comment

54 - Assistance

Protecting one's interests by making oneself useful.

54 - Assistance
6 - Others wait until one has finished to prepare before returning.

Nuclear transformation

38 - Misunderstanding

One must revisit a misunderstanding if they want to dispel it. If needed, one can seek advice. One may abandon the small differences.

38 - Misunderstanding

Multiple transformations

87786718.5 (18 > 57) - Being persuasive

One manages to convince others.

67786718.1.5 (18 > 9) - Preparing to receive

One has decided to clean up before one's relatives arrive..

89786718.2.5 (18 > 53) - Stopping operations

One has gotten an important element stuck.

69786718.1.2.5 (18 > 37) - Getting busy at the last minute

One fears that others will realize that nothing has been prepared.

87986718.3.5 (18 > 59) - Swearing profusely

One quotes several expressions intended to express one's distress.

67986718.1.3.5 (18 > 61) - Limiting one's field of vision

One refutes an hypothesis which is contrary to one's values.

89986718.2.3.5 (18 > 20) - Defining priorities

One ranks one's cases in order of importance.

69986718.1.2.3.5 (18 > 42) - Giving up

One is about to flinch because the others don't want to help.

87766718.4.5 (18 > 44) - Harassing

One continually follows up on those who do not have the will to respond in a timely manner.

67766718.1.4.5 (18 > 1) - Setting out to check

One does like everybody else to obtain evidence.

89766718.2.4.5 (18 > 33) - Not being helpful

One puts one's interests before those of their entourage.

69766718.1.2.4.5 (18 > 13)

One reviews one's courses to learn one's lesson.

87966718.3.4.5 (18 > 6) - Being received to establish the truth

One receives an invitation to come and tell what others have done.

67966718.1.3.4.5 (18 > 10)

One started by doing their best, but one relaxed.

89966718.2.3.4.5 (18 > 12) - Being dissatisfied

One can make others understand that they should not expect to receive praise.

69966718.1.2.3.4.5 (18 > 25) - Showing one's appreciation

One sends thanks to all those who have been involved in the renovation work.

87786918.5.6 (18 > 48) - Resisting temptation

One will die of shame if the others ask for explanations.

67786918.1.5.6 (18 > 5) - Asking for directions

One warns their contacts that they are lost.

89786918.2.5.6 (18 > 39) - Choosing the higher end

One frequents the best places so as not to be inconvenienced.

69786918.1.2.5.6 (18 > 63) - Making a pact with the devil

One makes a deal to set things right.

87986918.3.5.6 (18 > 29) - Termination of a contract

One warns their opponents of the imminence of a total condemnation of their actions.

67986918.1.3.5.6 (18 > 60) - Blushing for being tempted

One represses a thought that one would rather never have seen come out

89986918.2.3.5.6 (18 > 8) - Waiving one's claims

One hoped that the conditions would be negotiable.

69986918.1.2.3.5.6 (18 > 3) - Detaching from simple ideas

One tries to rise up in their judgments.

87766918.4.5.6 (18 > 28) - Not giving in to fear

One condemns methods that lead the weakest to give up

67766918.1.4.5.6 (18 > 43) - Mixing water with wine

One replaces one's brutal sentences with more accommodating words.

89766918.2.4.5.6 (18 > 31) - Smearing one's own reputation

One makes one's views known to those who think they are unaccountable.

69766918.1.2.4.5.6 (18 > 49) - Knowing how to govern

One asserts oneself as an exemplary leader.

87966918.3.4.5.6 (18 > 47) - Seeking a compromise at all costs

One is moving heaven and earth to obtain a satisfactory agreement.

67966918.1.3.4.5.6 (18 > 58)

One corrects a blunder that was committed because of a lack of self-confidence.

89966918.2.3.4.5.6 (18 > 45)

One roars with pleasure when they hear that the others have arrived.

69966918.1.2.3.4.5.6 (18 > 17)

One assesses the chances of those who are willing to be bold.