CC Madhya 5.84

sva-vākya chāḍite iṅhāra nāhi kabhu mana
svajana-mṛtyu-bhaye kahe asatya-vacana
Synonyms: 
sva-vākya — his own promise; chāḍite — to give up; iṅhāra — of this brāhmaṇa; nāhi — not; kabhu — at any time; mana — the mind; sva-jana — of his own kinsmen; mṛtyu-bhaye — fearing the suicide; kahe — says; asatya-vacana — untruthful words.
Translation: 
“He had no desire to break his promise, but fearing that his kinsmen would commit suicide, he deviated from the truth.