बहूनि मे व्यतीतानि जन्मानि तव चार्जुन।
तान्यहं वेद सर्वाणि न त्वं वेत्थ परन्तप।।4.5।।
।।4.5।।श्रीभगवान् बोले हे परन्तप अर्जुन मेरे और तेरे बहुतसे जन्म हो चुके हैं। उन सबको मैं जानता हूँ पर तू नहीं जानता।
4.5 O Arjuna, bahuni, many; janmani, lives; me, of Mine; vyatitani, have passed; tava ca, and so have yours. Aham, I; veda know; tani, them; sarvani, all; (but) tvam, you; va vetta, know not, due to your power of understanding being obstructed by righteousness, unrighteousness, etc. However, parantapa, O scorcher of foes; aham, I know, possessing as I do unobstructed power of knowledge, because by nature I am enternal, pure, enlightened and free. In that case, how, in spite of the absence of righteousness and unrighteousness, can there be any birth for You who are the eternal God? That is beng answered:
4.5 See Comment under 4.9
4.5 The Lord said By this, the reality of the Lords birth is declared in the sentence, Many births of Mine have passed. So is it with you is added by way of illustration. The mode of incarnation, the reality of His body and the cause of His birth are explained in the following verse.
Sri Bhagavaan Uvaacha: Bahooni me vyateetaani janmaani tava chaarjuna; Taanyaham veda sarvaani na twam vettha parantapa.
śhrī-bhagavān uvācha—the Supreme Lord said; bahūni—many; me—of mine; vyatītāni—have passed; janmāni—births; tava—of yours; cha—and; arjuna—Arjun; tāni—them; aham—I; veda—know; sarvāṇi—all; na—not; tvam—you; vettha—know; parantapa—Arjun, the scorcher of foes