I Ching Hexagram 39

39 - Uncertainty

Solving a difficulty requires a patient study. If one fails, one will receive help after showing that one has done one's best.

I Ching Hexagram 39



Line Comments

Line 1

I Ching Hexagram 39

Others resist because one did not check, so one asks a mediator to review one's work.


Line 2

I Ching Hexagram 39

Many difficulties to feed others.


Line 3

I Ching Hexagram 39

Others want one to come back.


Line 4

I Ching Hexagram 39

Others are not there so one has to wait for them.


Line 5

I Ching Hexagram 39

Problems that cannot be solved alone, one receives a visit when one needed it.


Line 6

I Ching Hexagram 39

One asks friends who distanced themselves to come back.


Nuclear hexagram

878787 64 - Instability

One must show patience and only act knowingly. They are cautious and inform their relatives.


Complementary hexagram

778787 38 - Misunderstanding

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


Mirror hexagram

878788 40 - Amending

One makes progress by abandoning what limited them.

Mutations

88787839 - Uncertainty

Solving a difficulty requires a patient study. If one fails, one will receive help after showing that one has done one's best.

68787839.1 (39 > 63) - Requesting an evaluation

Others resist because one did not check, so one asks a mediator to review one's work.

86787839.2 (39 > 48) - Rowing like a galley slave

Many difficulties to feed others.

66787839.1.2 (39 > 5) - Having good feedback

One sends more friends to those one trusts.

88987839.3 (39 > 8) - Selling favors

Others want one to come back.

68987839.1.3 (39 > 3) - Recruiting qualified people

One is looking for experts to find solutions.

86987839.2.3 (39 > 29) - Getting the last customers out

One advances to thwart those who want to hold the line.

66987839.1.2.3 (39 > 60) - Reducing sails

One stabilizes the situation by promising others to stop.

88767839.4 (39 > 31) - Making one's friends hang around

Others are not there so one has to wait for them.

68767839.1.4 (39 > 49) - Having nothing to complain about

One cannot find any report that would contradict what others have just said.

86767839.2.4 (39 > 28) - Spending one's days making efforts

One works hard to receive a meager livelihood.

66767839.1.2.4 (39 > 43) - Having a solid alibi

One listens to the most able demonstrating that they are innocent.

88967839.3.4 (39 > 45) - Complaining to management

One antagonizes stupidly because the others didn't want to be diplomats.

68967839.1.3.4 (39 > 17) - Not letting oneself be carried away by enthusiasm

One loses confidence despite encouraging signs.

86967839.2.3.4 (39 > 47) - Studying with masters

One corrects one's ignorance by learning from eminent professors.

66967839.1.2.3.4 (39 > 58) - Savoring the morsel

One keeps in the mouth what others have spit out.

88789839.5 (39 > 15) - Helping at the right time

Problems that cannot be solved alone, one receives a visit when one needed it.

68789839.1.5 (39 > 36) - Ending the nightmare

One is constantly reviewing painful images.

86789839.2.5 (39 > 46) - Smuggling in

One cheats with the authorities to pay less taxes.

66789839.1.2.5 (39 > 11) - Pacing one's support

One calculates what one will do so that others are not disappointed.

88989839.3.5 (39 > 2) - Taking a step back in order to move forward

One organizes oneself to work around the blockages.

68989839.1.3.5 (39 > 24) - Craving for tranquillity

One no longer frequents people who are too inclined to cause incidents.

86989839.2.3.5 (39 > 7) - Request air support

One is going to the court to get some backup.

66989839.1.2.3.5 (39 > 19) - Ending one's fall

One follows with amazement the collapse of one's values.

88769839.4.5 (39 > 62) - Being exhausted working overtime

One returns with difficulty because the fatigue is great.

68769839.1.4.5 (39 > 55) - Not accepting blind terror

One refuses to comply with unfair orders.

86769839.2.4.5 (39 > 32) - Not taking the hint

One receives words full of double meanings that one stubbornly does not want to interpret.

66769839.1.2.4.5 (39 > 34) - Having the means

One envies those who have the opportunity to realize their dreams.

88969839.3.4.5 (39 > 16) - Restoring discipline

One claps one's hands to encourage others to do the right thing.

68969839.1.3.4.5 (39 > 51) - Pleading indulgence

One makes a prayer to obtain uncertain benefits.

86969839.2.3.4.5 (39 > 40) - Creating a diversion

One deceives others because one wants to get rid of them.

66969839.1.2.3.4.5 (39 > 54) - Busting

One gets the evidence one had hoped for through a combination of circumstances.

88787639.6 (39 > 53) - Calling back those who have left

One asks friends who distanced themselves to come back.

68787639.1.6 (39 > 37) - Placing on a pedestal

One pays great attention to a single person and treats them with the utmost deference.

86787639.2.6 (39 > 57) - Calling it a day

One finishes before falling asleep for good.

66787639.1.2.6 (39 > 9) - Silencing dissonant voices

One expresses doubts before being silenced.

88987639.3.6 (39 > 20) - Giving specific instructions

One is about to tell others what they need to know to be considered sufficiently qualified.

68987639.1.3.6 (39 > 42) - Drumming

One knocks on the door because the others do not respond.

86987639.2.3.6 (39 > 59) - Hanging around

One feels like the time is passing slowly because the others are in no hurry to return.

66987639.1.2.3.6 (39 > 61) - Turning against one's audience

One gets angry with those who do not make the slightest effort.

88767639.4.6 (39 > 33) - Having made an error of judgment

When reuniting with former companions, one realizes that they have always been loyal.

68767639.1.4.6 (39 > 13) - Retracting one's statement

One backpedals to not have to answer questions that would be embarrassing for one's friends.

86767639.2.4.6 (39 > 44) - Putting an end to it

One finds that the mischief has gone as far as one could allow.

66767639.1.2.4.6 (39 > 1) - Inquiring before complying

One asks others what they have decided before partnering with them.

88967639.3.4.6 (39 > 12) - Apologizing for having shocked

One must overcome his contradictions if one wants to have the opportunity to move forward.

68967639.1.3.4.6 (39 > 25) - Sending decoys

Everyone scatters to lose those who follow.

86967639.2.3.4.6 (39 > 6) - Disappointing one's admirers

Others notice that one is reluctant to follow them.

66967639.1.2.3.4.6 (39 > 10) - Knowing how to be appreciated

One places one's best assets forward for others to notice.

88789639.5.6 (39 > 52) - Realizing one's loneliness

One stops getting carried away because the others are gone.

68789639.1.5.6 (39 > 22) - Delegating chores

One facilitates the empowerment of one's partners by leaving them to face less difficult problems alone.

86789639.2.5.6 (39 > 18) - Disapproving a dishonest compromise

One refuses to make common cause with those who have spent their time denigrating what one has done.

66789639.1.2.5.6 (39 > 26) - Being ruthless towards cheaters

One plots something cruel so that others will regret lying.

88989639.3.5.6 (39 > 23) - Being a  flip-flopper

One changes one's mind depending on one's interlocutors.

68989639.1.3.5.6 (39 > 27) - Hearing only bits and pieces

One hopes having understood what others have said.

86989639.2.3.5.6 (39 > 4) - Seeing nothing but perfection

One assumes that others are unfailingly faithful to their duties.

66989639.1.2.3.5.6 (39 > 41) - Boasting of inaction

One complicates one's problems by refusing to make efforts without encouragement.

88769639.4.5.6 (39 > 56) - Sparing no effort

One declares one's love despite a great difference in age.

68769639.1.4.5.6 (39 > 30) - Remaking the world

One returns to these distant shores which have known countless invaders.

86769639.2.4.5.6 (39 > 50) - Not having received the message

One is surprised that others have not yet come to help.

66769639.1.2.4.5.6 (39 > 14) - Finding the solution

One solves a problem that others are unable to understand.

88969639.3.4.5.6 (39 > 35) - Not caring about the opinion of others

One contemplates one's work without knowing if others will appreciate it.

68969639.1.3.4.5.6 (39 > 21) - Not wanting to take the blame

One refuses to admit mistakes that one does not think having committed.

86969639.2.3.4.5.6 (39 > 64) - Not fearing unpopularity

One characterizes one's determination by being bold.

66969639.1.2.3.4.5.6 (39 > 38) - Enduring indifference

One continues to report even though others are not paying attention.