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CC Madhya 5.70

Text

kanyā dite nāribe, habe asatya-vacana
punarapi kahe vipra kariyā yatana

Synonyms

kanyā — daughter; dite — to give; nāribe — you will not be able; habe — it will become; asatya-vacana — a false statement; punarapi — again; kahe — he says; vipra — the brāhmaṇa; kariyā yatana — with great attention.

Translation

“ ‘My dear sir, you will not be able to fulfill your promise. Your promise will be broken.’ Yet, again and again the brāhmaṇa emphasized his promise.