|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 53: Kṛṣṇa Kidnaps Rukmiṇī|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.53.18-19
kanyāḿ caidyāya sādhitum
yady āgatya haret kṛṣno
rāmādyair yadubhir vṛtaḥ
yotsyāmaḥ saḿhatās tena
ājagmur bhū-bhujaḥ sarve
kṛṣṇa-rāma-dviṣaḥ — those hateful toward Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma; yattāḥ — prepared; kanyām — the bride; caidyāya — for Śiśupāla; sādhitum — in order to secure; yadi — if; āgatya — coming; haret — should steal; kṛṣṇaḥ — Kṛṣṇa; rāma — by Balarāma; ādyaiḥ — and other; yadubhiḥ — Yadus; vṛtaḥ — accompanied; yotsyāmaḥ — we will fight; saḿhatāḥ — joining all together; tena — with Him; iti — thus; niścita-mānasāḥ — having decided; ājagmuḥ — came; bhū-bhujaḥ — the kings; sarve — all; samagra — complete; bala — with military forces; vāhanāḥ — and conveyances.
To secure the bride for Śiśupāla, the kings who envied Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma came to the following decision among themselves: "If Kṛṣṇa comes here with Balarāma and the other Yadus to steal the bride, we shall band together and fight Him." Thus those envious kings went to the wedding with their entire armies and a full complement of military conveyances.
The word saḿhatāḥ, which normally means "bound tightly together," may also mean "thoroughly struck down" or "killed." Thus although Kṛṣṇa's enemies thought they were unified and strong — saḿhatāḥ in the former sense — they could not successfully oppose the Personality of Godhead, and consequently they would be struck down and killed — saḿhatāḥ in the latter sense.
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