SB 8.7.2

hariḥ purastāj jagṛhe
 pūrvaṁ devās tato ’bhavan
Synonyms: 
hariḥ — the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Ajita; purastāt — from the front; jagṛhe — took; pūrvam — at first; devāḥ — the demigods; tataḥ — thereafter; abhavan — took the front portion of Vāsuki.
Translation: 
The Personality of Godhead, Ajita, grasped the front portion of the snake, and then the demigods followed.