- bāṇa-jyeṣṭhaṁ putra-śatam
- aśanāyāṁ tato 'bhavat
- tasyānubhāvaṁ suślokyaṁ
- paścād evābhidhāsyate
bāṇa-jyeṣṭham—having Bāṇa as the eldest; putra-śatam—one hundred sons; aśanāyām—through Aśanā; tataḥ—from him; abhavat—there were; tasya—his; anubhāvam—character; su-ślokyam—laudable; paścāt—later; eva—certainly; abhidhāsyate—will be described.
Thereafter, Bali Mahārāja begot one hundred sons in the womb of Aśanā. Of these one hundred sons, King Bāṇa was the eldest. The activities of Bali Mahārāja, which are very laudable, will be described later [in the Eighth Canto].