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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 7 Verse 17

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 7 श्लोक 17

तेषां ज्ञानी नित्ययुक्त एकभक्ितर्विशिष्यते।
प्रियो हि ज्ञानिनोऽत्यर्थमहं स च मम प्रियः।।7.17।।

English Translation - Swami Gambirananda

7.17 Of them, the man of Knowledge, endowed with constant steadfastness and one-pointed devotion, excels. For I am very much dear to the man of Knowledge, and he too is dear to Me.

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

7.17 Of them the wise, ever steadfast and devoted to the One, excels (is the best); for I am exceedingly dear to the wise and he is dear to Me.

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

7.17. Of them, the man of wisdom, being always attached [to Me] with single-pointed devotion excels [others]. For, I am dear to the man of wisdom above all personal gains and he is dear to Me.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 7.17

Teshaam jnaanee nityayukta eka bhaktirvishishyate; Priyo hi jnaanino’tyarthamaham sa cha mama priyah.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 7.17

teṣhām—amongst these; jñānī—those who are situated in knowledge; nitya-yuktaḥ—ever steadfast; eka—exclusively; bhaktiḥ—devotion; viśhiṣhyate—highest; priyaḥ—very dear; hi—certainly; jñāninaḥ—to the person in knowledge; atyartham—highly; aham—I; saḥ—he; cha—and; mama—to me; priyaḥ—dear