Hymns of the Atharva Veda, by Ralph T.H. Griffith, , at sacred-texts.com
1Thou in the battles, Indra, art subduer of all hostile bands.
Father art thou, all-conquering, cancelling the curse, thou victor
of the vanquisher.
2The earth, and heaven cling close to thy victorious might, as sire
and mother to their child.
When thou attackest Vritra all the hostile bands shrink and
faint, Indra at thy wrath.
3Bring to your aid the Eternal One, who shoots and none may
shoot at him,
Inciter, swift, victorious, best of charioteers, Tugrya's unvan-