पुरोधसां च मुख्यं मां विद्धि पार्थ बृहस्पतिम्।
सेनानीनामहं स्कन्दः सरसामस्मि सागरः।।10.24।।
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 O son of Prtha viddhi, know; mam, Me; to be Brahaspati, mukhyam, the foremost; purodhasam, among the priests of kings. Being as he is the priest of Indra, he should be the foremost. Senaninam, among ?ners of armies; I am Skanda, the ?nder of the armies of gods. Sarasam, among large expanses of water, among reservoirs dug by gods (i.e. among nature reservoirs); I am sagarah, the sea.
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