|Canto 8: Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations||Chapter 24: Matsya, the Lord's Fish Incarnation|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.24.16
tasyā dīnataraḿ vākyam
āśrutya sa mahīpatiḥ
dayālur ninya āśramam
tasyāḥ — of the fish; dīna-taram — pitiable; vākyam — words; āśrutya — hearing; saḥ — that; mahī-patiḥ — the King; kalaśa-apsu — in the water contained in the water jug; nidhāya — taking; enām — the fish; dayāluḥ — merciful; ninye — brought; āśramam — to his residence.
The merciful King, being moved by the pitiable words of the fish, placed the fish in a water jug and brought Him to his own residence.
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