Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- so 'pi kṛtodyamaṁ jñātvā
- bhītaḥ prāṇa-parīpsayā
- sāhāyye kṛtavarmāṇam
- ayācata sa cābravīt
saḥ—he (Śatadhanvā); api—also; kṛta-udyamam—preparing Himself; jñātvā—learning; bhītaḥ—frightened; prāṇa—his life air; parīpsayā—wishing to save; sāhāyye—for assistance; kṛtavarmāṇam—Kṛtavarmā; ayācata—he entreated; saḥ—he; ca—and; abravīt—said.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Upon learning that Lord Kṛṣṇa was preparing to kill him, Śatadhanvā was struck with fear. To save his life he approached Kṛtavarmā and begged him for help, but Kṛtavarmā replied as follows.