Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- śrī-śuka uvāca
- kālātmanā bhagavatā
- proktaṁ niśamya nandādyāḥ
- sādhv agṛhṇanta tad-vacaḥ
śrī-śukaḥ uvāca—Śrī Śukadeva Gosvāmī said; kāla-ātmanā—manifesting as the force of time; bhagavatā—by the Supreme Personality of Godhead; śakra—of Indra; darpa—the pride; jighāṁsayā—with a desire to destroy; proktam—what was spoken; niśamya—hearing; nanda-ādyāḥ—Nanda and the other elder cowherd men; sādhu—as excellent; agṛhṇanta—they accepted; tat-vacaḥ—His words.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Śukadeva Gosvāmī said: Lord Kṛṣṇa, who is Himself powerful time, desired to destroy the false pride of Lord Indra. When Nanda and the other senior men of Vṛndāvana heard Śrī Kṛṣṇa's statement, they accepted His words as proper.