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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 13 Verse 17

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 13 श्लोक 17

अविभक्तं च भूतेषु विभक्तमिव च स्थितम्।
भूतभर्तृ च तज्ज्ञेयं ग्रसिष्णु प्रभविष्णु च।।13.17।।

English Translation - Swami Gambirananda

13.17 And the Knowable, though undivided, appears to be existing as divided in all beings, and It is the sustainer of all beings as also the devourer and originator.

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

13.17 And undivided, yet It exists as if divided in beings; It is to be known as the supporter of being; It devours and It generates.

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

13.17. It remains undistinguished (common) in the distinguished [beings], and appears as if distinguished. It is to be known as the supporter of beings, and also as [their] swallower and orginator.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 13.17

Avibhaktam cha bhooteshu vibhaktamiva cha sthitam; Bhootabhartru cha tajjneyam grasishnu prabhavishnu cha.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 13.17

avibhaktam—indivisible; cha—although; bhūteṣhu—amongst living beings; vibhaktam—divided; iva—apparently; cha—yet; sthitam—situated; bhūta-bhartṛi—the Sustainer of all beings; cha—also; tat—that; jñeyam—to be known; grasiṣhṇu—the Annihilator; prabhaviṣhṇu—the Creator; cha—and