Fu indicates that where will be free courses and progress (in what it denotes); (The subject of it) finds no one to distress him in his exists and entrances ; friends come to him, and no error is committed. He will return and repeat his (proper) course. In seven days comes his return. There will be advantage in whatever direction movement is made.
Image de l'hexagramme Nø 24 :
(The trigram representing) the earth and that for thunder in the midst of it form Fu. the ancient kings, in accordance with this, on the day of the (winter) solstice, shut the gates of the passes (from one state to another), so that the travelling merchant could not (then) pursue their journeys, nor the princes go on with the inspection of their states.