vyavasayena te nena
duskarena manasvinam
tapo-nisthena bhavata
jito ham diti-nandana
vyavasayenaby determination; teyour; anenathis; duskarenadifficult to perform; manasvinameven for great sages and saintly persons; tapah-nisthenaaimed at executing austerity; bhavataby you; jitahconquered; ahamI; diti-nandanaO son of Diti.
My dear son of Diti, with your great determination and austerity you have done what was impossible even for great saintly persons, and thus I have certainly been conquered by you.
In regard to the word jitah, Srila Madhva Muni gives the following quotation from the Sabda-nirnaya: parabhutam vasa-stham ca jitabhid ucyate budhaih. If one comes under someone elses control or is defeated by another, he is called jitah. Hiranyakasipus austerity was so great and wonderful that even Lord Brahma agreed to be conquered by him.

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