Sequence of the Gua
Things cannot retreat forever. Thus after Retreat, Great Strength follows.
Commentary on the Symbol
Thunder above Heaven. An image of Great Strength. In correspondence with this, the superior person does not act contrary to courtesy.
Favorable to be steadfast and upright.
Commentary on the Decision
Great Strength. Strength becomes great.
Firm in motion. The strength is great.
Great strength.Favorable to be steadfast and upright.
What is great should be righteous. When righteousness is great, the truth of Heaven and Earth can be seen.