There is no power in speaking; there is no power in silence.
jor na mangan dayn na jor.
Power is not gained through begging; there is no power in giving.
jor na jeevan maran nah jor.
Power is not gained through living; there is no power in death.
jor na raaj maal man sor.
Power is not gained by ruling over others with one’s wealth and occult mental powers.
jor na surtee gi-aan veechaar.
Power is not gained through understanding, spiritual wisdom, and meditation.
jor na jugtee chhutai sansaar.
Power is not gained by finding a way to escape from the world.
jis hath jor kar vaykhai so-ay.
It is He who watches over all who has the Power.
naanak utam neech na ko-ay.
O Nanak, no one is high nor low.