tabe cari-jana bahu minati karila
svatantra isvara prabhu kabhu na manila
tabe—thereafter; cari-jana—four men; bahu—many; minati—petitions; karila—submitted; svatantra—independent; isvara—the Supreme Personality of Godhead; prabhu—Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu; kabhu—at any time; na—not; manila—accepted.
Four devotees then humbly insisted that they go with the Lord, but Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, being the independent Supreme Personality of Godhead, did not accept their request.
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