Dé Shòu Shēng Shàng Wén Zhū Tiān Zhū Tiān Zhī Shàng Gè Yŏu Shēng Mén Zhōng Yŏu
receive and endure Life (Sheng).
Above are the Superior Tidings Shang Wen) of the Heavens (Zhu Tian).
That which is of the Heavens comes from up above.
Each also deals with the Gate of Life (Sheng Men- the Belly).
The Center deals with
Kōng Dòng Yáo Gē Zhī Zhāng Zhēn Wáng Líng Piān Cí Shēn Gāo Zhēn
the Hollow Cave (Kong Dong).
The Rhyming Ditties (Yao Ge) found in the [following] Chapter (Zhang)
concern the True Grand-Monarch's Marvellous Power (Zhen Wang Ling).
Each article (Pian) is written in the Diction and Phraseology (Ci)
used for respectful consultation and are [indeed],
of the Highest-Truth (Gao Zhen).
Dào Xuán Shén Biàn Fēi Kōng Zhī Yīn
The Way's (Dao) Profound Divine-Supernatural Metamorphosis (Xuan Shen Bian)
Flying to the Empty Space Tidings.
Wú Xíng Wú Míng
Supernatural and Invisible (Wu Xing), these are at the same time,
[naturally] Nameless and Indefinable (Wu Ming).
Dú Lì Tài Kōng
Standing alone and independent; the Great Void.
Hé Hùn Wàn Shén
Harmonious and all mixed together
[are the] myriad gods and divine spirits.
Biàn Huà Mò Qíong
[There is] Change and Transmutation
without limit or end.
Wàn Wù Xiàn Lài
All of the Things of the Universe (Wan Wu) are entirely non-independent.
Shén Yùn Yuán Tōng
The Divine Motion (Shen Yun) is circular and Leads to Understanding (Tong).