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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.17.18
dehi dānaḿ dvi-jātīnāḿ
nandaḥ prīta-manā rājan
gāḥ suvarṇaḿ tadādiśat
dehi — you should give; dānam — charity; dvi-jātīnām — to the brāhmaṇas; kṛṣṇa-nirmukti — the safety of Kṛṣṇa; hetave — for the purpose of; nandaḥ — Nanda Mahārāja; prīta-manāḥ — satisfied within his mind; rājan — O King Parīkṣit; gāḥ — cows; suvarṇam — gold; tadā — then; ādiśat — gave.
The brāhmaṇas then advised Nanda Mahārāja, "To assure that your son Kṛṣṇa will always be free from danger, you should give charity to the brāhmaṇas." With a satisfied mind, O King, Nanda Mahārāja then very gladly gave them gifts of cows and gold.
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