पुरोधसां च मुख्यं मां विद्धि पार्थ बृहस्पतिम्।
सेनानीनामहं स्कन्दः सरसामस्मि सागरः।।10.24।।
10.24 O son of Prtha, know me to be Brhaspati, the foremost among the priests of kings. Among comanders of armies I am Skanda; among large expanses of water I am the sea.
10.24 And, among the household priests (of kings), O Arjuna, know Me to be the chief, Brihaspati; among the army generals I am Skana; among lakes I am the ocean.
10.24. Of the royal priests I am the chief viz., Brhaspati (the priest of gods), O son of Prtha, you should know that; of the army-generals, I am Skanda [the War-god]; of the water reservoirs, I am the ocean.
Purodhasaam cha mukhyam maam viddhipaartha brihaspatim; Senaaneenaamaham skandah sarasaamasmi saagarah.
purodhasām—amongst priests; cha—and; mukhyam—the chiefs; mām—me; viddhi—know; pārtha—Arjun, the son of Pritha; bṛihaspatim—Brihaspati; senānīnām—warrior chief; aham—I; skandaḥ—Kartikeya; sarasām—amongst reservoirs of water; asmi—I am; sāgaraḥ—the ocean