Rig Veda Chapter 10 Hymn 80

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10.80.1
अग्निः सप्तिं वाजम्भरं ददात्यग्निर्वीरं शरुत्यंकर्मनिष्ठाम |
aghniḥ saptiṃ vājambharaṃ dadātyaghnirvīraṃ śrutyaṃkarmaniṣṭhām |
1. AGNI bestows the fleet prize-winning courser: Agni, the hero famed and firm in duty.
10.80.2
अग्नी रोदसी वि चरत समञ्जन्नग्निर्नारीं वीरकुक्षिं पुरन्धिम ||
aghnī rodasī vi carat samañjannaghnirnārīṃ vīrakukṣiṃ purandhim ||
Agni pervades and decks the earth and heaven, and fills the fruitful dame who teems with heroes.
10.80.3
अग्नेरप्नसः समिदस्तु भद्राग्निर्मही रोदसी आ विवेश |
aghnerapnasaḥ samidastu bhadrāghnirmahī rodasī ā viveśa |
2 Blest be the wood that feeds the active Agni: within the two great worlds hath Agni entered.
10.80.4
अग्निरेकं चोदयत समत्स्वग्निर्व्र्त्राणि दयते पुरूणि ||
aghnirekaṃ codayat samatsvaghnirvṛtrāṇi dayate purūṇi ||
Agni impels a single man to battle, and with him rends in pieces many a foeman.
10.80.5
अग्निर्ह तयं जरतः कर्णमावाग्निरद्भ्यो निरदहज्जरूथम |
aghnirha tyaṃ jarataḥ karṇamāvāghniradbhyo niradahajjarūtham |
3 Agni rejoiced the car of him who praised lim, and from the waters burnt away jarutha.
10.80.6
अग्निरत्रिं घर्म उरुष्यदन्तरग्निर्न्र्मेधम्प्र जयास्र्जत सम ||
aghniratriṃ gharma uruṣyadantaraghnirnṛmedhampra jayāsṛjat sam ||
Agni saved Atri in the fiery cavem, and made Nrmedha rich with troops of children.
10.80.7
अग्निर्दाद दरविणं वीरपेशा अग्निरषिं यः सहस्रासनोति |
aghnirdād draviṇaṃ vīrapeśā aghnirṣiṃ yaḥ sahasrāsanoti |
4 Agni hath granted wealth that decks the hero, and sent the sage who wins a thousand cattle.
10.80.8
अग्निर्दिवि हव्यमा ततानाग्नेर्धामानिविभ्र्ता पुरुत्रा ||
aghnirdivi havyamā tatānāghnerdhāmānivibhṛtā purutrā ||
Agni hath made oblations rise to heaven: to every place are Agni's laws extended.
10.80.9
अग्निमुक्थैरषयो वि हवयन्ते.अग्निं नरो यामनिबाधितासः |
aghnimukthairṣayo vi hvayante.aghniṃ naro yāmanibādhitāsaḥ |
5 With songs of praise the Ṛṣis call on Agni; on Agni, heroes worsted in the foray.
10.80.10
अग्निं वयो अन्तरिक्षे पतन्तो.अग्निः सहस्रापरि याति गोनाम ||
aghniṃ vayo antarikṣe patanto.aghniḥ sahasrāpari yāti ghonām ||
Birds flying in the region call on Agni around a thousand cattle Agni wanders.
10.80.11
अग्निं विश ईळते मानुषीर्या अग्निं मनुषो नहुषो विजाताः |
aghniṃ viśa īḷate mānuṣīryā aghniṃ manuṣo nahuṣo vijātāḥ |
6 Races of human birth pay Agni worship, men who have sprung from Nahus' line adore him.
10.80.12
अग्निर्गान्धर्वीं पथ्यां रतस्याग्नेर्गव्यूतिर्घ्र्त आ निषत्ता ||
aghnirghāndharvīṃ pathyāṃ ṛtasyāghnerghavyūtirghṛta ā niṣattā ||
Stablished in holy oil is Agni's pasture, on the Gandharva path of Law and Order.
10.80.13
अग्नये बरह्म रभवस्ततक्षुरग्निं महामवोचामा सुव्र्क्तिम |
aghnaye brahma ṛbhavastatakṣuraghniṃ mahāmavocāmā suvṛktim |
7 The Ṛbhus fabricated prayer for Agni, and we with mighty hymns have called on Agni.
10.80.14
अग्ने पराव जरितारं यविष्ठाग्ने महि दरविणमायजस्व ||
aghne prāva jaritāraṃ yaviṣṭhāghne mahi draviṇamāyajasva ||
Agni, Most Youthful God, protect the singer: win us by worship, Agni, great possessions.