न तत्यजू रणं स्वं स्वं लोकद्वयजिगीषव: ॥ २५ ॥
na tatyajū raṇaṁ svaṁ svaṁ
śālva — of Śālva; anīka-pa — of the leaders of the army; śastra — of weapons; oghaiḥ — by floods; vṛṣṇi-vīrāḥ — the heroes of the Vṛṣṇi clan; bhṛśa — extremely; arditāḥ — pained; na tatyajuḥ — they did not abandon; raṇam — the places on the battlefield; svam svam — each their own; loka — the worlds; dvaya — two; jigīṣavaḥ — wishing to conquer.
Because the heroes of the Vṛṣṇi clan were eager for victory in this world and the next, they did not abandon their assigned posts on the battlefield, even though the downpour of weapons hurled by Śālva’s commanders tormented them.
Śrīla Prabhupāda writes: “The heroes of the Yadu dynasty were determined to either die on the battlefield or gain victory. They were confident of the fact that if they would die in the fighting they would attain a heavenly planet, and if they would come out victorious they would enjoy the world.”