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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.19.8
tam āyāntaḿ samālokya
cintayām āsa kāla-jño
viṣṇur māyāvināḿ varaḥ
tam — him (Hiraṇyakaśipu); āyāntam — coming forward; samālokya — observing minutely; śūla-pāṇim — with a trident in his hand; kṛtānta-vat — just like death personified; cintayām āsa — thought; kāla-jñaḥ — who knows the progress of time; viṣṇuḥ — Lord Viṣṇu; māyāvinām — of all kinds of mystics; varaḥ — the chief.
Seeing Hiraṇyakaśipu coming forward bearing a trident in his hand like personified death, Lord Viṣṇu, the best of all mystics and the knower of the progress of time, thought as follows.
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