नानृतं भाषितुं शक्यं ब्रह्मण्यस्य दयावत: ॥ १२ ॥
nānṛtaṁ bhāṣituṁ śakyaṁ
satya-vratasya — of Mahārāja Bali, who is fixed in truthfulness; satatam — always; dīkṣitasya — of he who was initiated into performing yajña; viśeṣataḥ — specifically; na — not; anṛtam — untruth; bhāṣitum — to speak; śakyam — is able; brahmaṇyasya — to the brahminical culture, or to the brāhmaṇa; dayā-vataḥ — of he who is always kind.
“Our lord, Bali Mahārāja, is always fixed in truthfulness, and this is especially so at present, since he has been initiated into performing a sacrifice. He is always kind and merciful toward the brāhmaṇas, and he cannot at any time speak lies.