Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- purānena vraja-pate
- sādhavo dasyu-pīḍitāḥ
- arājake rakṣyamāṇā
- jigyur dasyūn samedhitāḥ
purā—formerly; anena—by Kṛṣṇa; vraja-pate—O King of Vraja; sādhavaḥ—those who were honest; dasyu-pīḍitāḥ—being disturbed by rogues and thieves; arājake—when there was an irregular government; rakṣyamāṇāḥ—were protected; jigyuḥ—conquered; dasyūn—the rogues and thieves; samedhitāḥ—flourished.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
O Nanda Mahārāja, as recorded in history, when there was an irregular, incapable government, Indra having been dethroned, and when honest people were being harassed and disturbed by thieves, this child appeared in order to curb the rogues and to protect the people and enable them to flourish.