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SB 11.30.19

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada


Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda

TEXT 19

putrā ayudhyan pitṛbhir bhrātṛbhiś ca
svasrīya-dauhitra-pitṛvya-mātulaiḥ
mitrāṇi mitraiḥ suhṛdaḥ suhṛdbhir
jñātīṁs tv ahan jñātaya eva mūḍhāḥ


SYNONYMS

putrāḥ—sons; ayudhyan—fought; pitṛbhiḥ—with their fathers; bhrātṛbhiḥ—with brothers; ca—and; svasrīya—with the sons of sisters; dauhitra—the sons of daughters; pitṛvya—paternal uncles; mātulaiḥ—and maternal uncles; mitrāṇi—friends; mitraiḥ—with friends; suhṛdaḥ—well-wishers; suhṛdbhiḥ—with well-wishers; jñātīn—intimate relatives; tu—and; ahan—killed; jñātayaḥ—intimate relatives; eva—indeed; mūḍhāḥ—bewildered.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

Thus bewildered, sons fought with fathers, brothers with brothers, nephews with paternal and maternal uncles, and grandsons with grandfathers. Friends fought with friends, and well-wishers with well-wishers. In this way intimate friends and relatives all killed one another.



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