1. 6

    अथातः कीर्तये वंशं पुण्यकीर्तेः कुरूद्वह । स्वायम्भुवस्यापि मनोर्हरेरंशांशजन्मनः ।। ४-८-६ ।।

    Maitreya continued: O best of the Kuru dynasty, I shall now describe to you the descendants of Svāyambhuva Manu, who was born of a part of a plenary expansion of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. ।। 4-8-6 ।।

  2. 7

    प्रियव्रतोत्तानपादौ शतरूपापतेः सुतौ । वासुदेवस्य कलया रक्षायां जगतः स्थितौ ।। ४-८-७ ।।

    Svāyambhuva Manu had two sons by his wife, Śatarūpā, and the names of the sons were Uttānapāda and Priyavrata. Because both of them were descendants of a plenary expansion of Vāsudeva, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, they were very competent to rule the universe to maintain and protect the citizens. ।। 4-8-7 ।।

  3. 8

    जाये उत्तानपादस्य सुनीतिः सुरुचिस्तयोः । सुरुचिः प्रेयसी पत्युर्नेतरा यत्सुतो ध्रुवः ।। ४-८-८ ।।

    King Uttānapāda had two queens, named Sunīti and Suruci. Suruci was much more dear to the King; Sunīti, who had a son named Dhruva, was not his favorite. ।। 4-8-8 ।।

  4. 9

    एकदा सुरुचेः पुत्रमङ्कमारोप्य लालयन् । उत्तमं नारुरुक्षन्तं ध्रुवं राजाभ्यनन्दत ।। ४-८-९ ।।

    Once upon a time, King Uttānapāda was patting the son of Suruci, Uttama, placing him on his lap. Dhruva Mahārāja was also trying to get on the King’s lap, but the King did not very much welcome him. ।। 4-8-9 ।।

  5. 10

    तथा चिकीर्षमाणं तं सपत्न्यास्तनयं ध्रुवम् । सुरुचिः श‍ृण्वतो राज्ञः सेर्ष्यमाहातिगर्विता ।। ४-८-१० ।।

    While the child, Dhruva Mahārāja, was trying to get on the lap of his father, Suruci, his stepmother, became very envious of the child, and with great pride she began to speak so as to be heard by the King himself. ।। 4-8-10 ।।