Srimad-Bhagavatam: Canto 9 - Chapter 1 - Verse 4
कालात्ययं तं विलोक्य मुने: शापविशङ्किता ।आगत्य कलशं तस्थौ पुरोधाय कृताञ्जलि: ॥ ४ ॥
kālātyayaṁ taṁ vilokyamuneḥ śāpa-viśaṅkitāāgatya kalaśaṁ tasthaupurodhāya kṛtāñjaliḥ
Later, understanding that the time for offering the sacrifice had passed, Reṇukā feared a curse from her husband. Therefore when she returned she simply put the waterpot before him and stood there with folded hands.