|Canto 8: Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations||Chapter 24: Matsya, the Lord's Fish Incarnation|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.24.17
sā tu tatraika-rātreṇa
idam āha mahīpatim
sā — that fish; tu — but; tatra — therein; eka-rātreṇa — in one night; vardhamānā — expanding; kamaṇḍalau — in the waterpot; alabdhvā — without attaining; ātma-avakāśam — a comfortable position for His body; vā — either; idam — this; āha — said; mahī-patim — unto the King.
But in one night that fish grew so much that He could not move His body comfortably in the water of the pot. He then spoke to the King as follows.
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