Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- prāgayaṁ vasudevasya
- kvacij jātas tavātmajaḥ
- vāsudeva iti śrīmān
- abhijñāḥ sampracakṣate
prāk—before; ayam—this child; vasudevasya—of Vasudeva; kvacit—sometimes; jātaḥ—was born; tava—your; ātmajaḥ—Kṛṣṇa, who has taken birth as your child; vāsudevaḥ—therefore He may be given the name Vāsudeva; iti—thus; śrīmān—very beautiful; abhijñāḥ—those who are learned; sampracakṣate—also say that Kṛṣṇa is Vāsudeva.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
For many reasons, this beautiful son of yours sometimes appeared previously as the son of Vasudeva. Therefore, those who are learned sometimes call this child Vāsudeva.