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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 16 Verse 18

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 16 श्लोक 18

अहङ्कारं बलं दर्पं कामं क्रोधं च संश्रिताः।
मामात्मपरदेहेषु प्रद्विषन्तोऽभ्यसूयकाः।।16.18।।

English Translation - Swami Gambirananda

16.18 Resorting to egotism, power, arrogance, passion and anger, hating Me in their own and others bodies, (they become) [As the finite verb is missing in the verse, we have supplied they become. S. adds the verb prabhavanti, wax strong, from verse 9, and constructs the last portion thus: ৷৷.the envious ones wax strond. Following S. S., however, one may combine this verse with the preceding verse by taking perform sacrifices as the finite verb.-Tr.] envious by nature.

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

16.18 Given over to egoism, power, haughtiness, lust and anger, these malicious people hate Me in their own bodies and in those of others.

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

16.18. Clinging fast to egotism, force, pride, craving, and anger, these envious men hate Me in the bodies of their own and of others.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 16.18

Ahankaaram balam darpam kaamam krodham cha samshritaah; Maamaatmaparadeheshu pradwishanto’bhyasooyakaah.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 16.18

ahankāram—egotism; balam—strength; darpam—arrogance; kāmam—desire; krodham—anger; cha—and; sanśhritāḥ—covered by; mām—me; ātma-para-deheṣhu—within one’s own and bodies of others; pradviṣhantaḥ—abuse; abhyasūyakāḥ—the demoniac