Hymns of the Atharva Veda, by Ralph T.H. Griffith, , at sacred-texts.com
1I travel with the Rudras and the Vasus, with the Ādityas and
All-Gods I wander.
I hold aloft both Varuna and Mitra, I hold aloft Indra and
both the Asvins.
2I am the Queen, the gatherer-up of treasures, most thoughtful,
first of those who merit worship.
The Gods, making me enter many places, in diverse spots have
set mine habitation.
3I, verily, myself announce and utter the word that Gods, and
men alike shall welcome.
I make the man I love exceeding mighty, make him a sage, a
Rishi, and a Brāhman.
4Through me alone all eat the food that feeds them, each man
who sees, breathes, hears, the word out-spoken.
They know it not, but yet they dwell beside me. Hear, one and
all, the truth as I declare it.
5I bend the bow for Rudra that his arrow may strike and slay
the hater of devotion.
I rouse and order battle for the people, and I have penetrated
Earth and Heaven.
6I cherish and sustain high-swelling Soma, and Tvashtar I support,
Pashan, and Bhaga.
I load with wealth the zealous sacrificer who pours the juice and
offers his oblation.
7On the world's summit I bring forth the Father: my home is in
the waters, in the ocean.
Thence I extend o'er all existing creatures, and touch even
yonder heaven with my forehead.
8I breathe a strong breath like the wind and tempest, the while I
hold together all existence. p. a140
Beyond this wide earth and beyond the heavens I have become
so mighty in my grandeur.