तेऽपि सन्दर्शनं शौरे: प्रत्यैक्षन् यन्मुमुक्षव: ॥ २० ॥
yathā-vad avadan nṛpān
te ’pi sandarśanaṁ śaureḥ
pratyaikṣan yan mumukṣavaḥ
Thus addressed, the messenger departed and accurately relayed the Lord’s message to the kings. Eager for freedom, they then waited expectantly for their meeting with Lord Kṛṣṇa.
The great Vaiṣṇava scholar Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī comments here that by force of circumstances the kings began focusing their attention on Lord Kṛṣṇa alone.