I Ching Hexagram 56 Line 4

56.4 Losing legitimacy

I Ching Hexagram 56 - Line 4

When one defends oneself from others, one sees that things are not going well.

Derivated hexagram

52 - Stop

One recognizes that it is time to stop because one needs to feed oneself.

52 - Stop
4 - One halts but others continue.

Nuclear comments

28 - Loneliness

One goes on their own if necessary. Stick to the essential.

28 - Loneliness
3 - One must preserve the link.
5 - One hurries to repair before others notice the decline.

Nuclear transformation

40 - Amending

One makes progress by abandoning what limited them.

40 - Amending

Multiple transformations

88798756.4 (56 > 52) - Losing legitimacy

When one defends oneself from others, one sees that things are not going well.

68798756.1.4 (56 > 22) - Searching

One manages to get one's opponents to say what they had planned in the event of a deep crisis.

86798756.2.4 (56 > 18) - Searching

One may venture in strange places to never return.

66798756.1.2.4 (56 > 26) - Searching

One tests without bitterness a drug that others have designed for profit.

88998756.3.4 (56 > 23) - Searching

One is merciful to those who have cheated to feed their relatives.

68998756.1.3.4 (56 > 27) - Searching

One gets comfortable after having worked hard.

86998756.2.3.4 (56 > 4) - Searching

One devotes their time experiencing uncertain methods.

66998756.1.2.3.4 (56 > 41) - Searching

One rushes to find a seat before the others.

88796756.4.5 (56 > 53) - Seeking to seduce

One approaches the others gently.

68796756.1.4.5 (56 > 37) - Searching

One can suffice others when one gives them everything they need.

86796756.2.4.5 (56 > 57) - Searching

One receives those who have shown that they were capable.

66796756.1.2.4.5 (56 > 9) - Searching

One asks one's allies not to linger any longer.

88996756.3.4.5 (56 > 20) - Searching

One wants to swing into the lead from the beginning to make oneself known.

68996756.1.3.4.5 (56 > 42) - Searching

One presses one's advantage to the end when one should give others a chance to surrender honorably.

86996756.2.3.4.5 (56 > 59) - Searching

One weakens one's position by not helping those to whom one owes one's promotion.

66996756.1.2.3.4.5 (56 > 61) - Finding oneself solely in charge after a purge

One is pushed to the top of the ladder because the others are no longer worthy of performing their duties.

88798956.4.6 (56 > 15) - Searching

One stands one's ground so that others are not surprised.

68798956.1.4.6 (56 > 36) - Searching

One always looks back because the others have not yet returned.

86798956.2.4.6 (56 > 46) - Searching

One makes the others look like ignorant by teaching them the ropes.

66798956.1.2.4.6 (56 > 11) - Searching

One displays a flawless serenity despite the difficulties one is going through.

88998956.3.4.6 (56 > 2) - Asking for trust

One asks others to believe what they have been told.

68998956.1.3.4.6 (56 > 24) - Searching

One resumes habits that one had lost.

86998956.2.3.4.6 (56 > 7) - Searching

One succeeded in reaching an agreement with those whom one believed to be bellicose.

66998956.1.2.3.4.6 (56 > 19) - Searching

One responds to one's guests by showing them affection.

88796956.4.5.6 (56 > 39) - Searching

One captivates one's interlocutors even though one has nothing to say.

68796956.1.4.5.6 (56 > 63) - Losing composure

One damages one's reputation by predicting events that will not happen.

86796956.2.4.5.6 (56 > 48) - Searching

One favors one's guests when there are not many resources left.

66796956.1.2.4.5.6 (56 > 5) - Searching

One invites others to make efforts to meet the requirements.

88996956.3.4.5.6 (56 > 8) - Searching

One faces one's accusers by presenting one's version of the facts.

68996956.1.3.4.5.6 (56 > 3) - Searching

One bets on intentions when they should ask for more concrete evidence.

86996956.2.3.4.5.6 (56 > 29) - Searching

One deprives one's friends of their free will by imposing one's decisions on them.

66996956.1.2.3.4.5.6 (56 > 60) - Searching

One would do business with others if one had the opportunity to contact them.