1. People who honor each other, it is certain that they are upright, and so too the opposite.
2. All the honor of all the monarchies in the world, are included in the Four Monarchies. Through the fashioning of the Menorah, Kiddush Levanah (Sanctifying the New Moon), the Incense, and guarding oneself from forbidden foods, all Four Monarchies return the honor within them to the Blessed L-rd.
3. By going forward to honor an important man, the ten utterances by which the world was created are aroused. This also comes through bringing those who are distant back to G-d.
4. It is necessary to honor one who the hour (fortune) smiles upon him.