And Abraham stood up from before his dead, and spoke to the sons of Heth, saying,…
After the battle of Poitiers, in which the Black Prince fought and defeated the French king, the prince waited upon his captives like a menial at supper; nor could he be persuaded to sit at the king's table. This was quite in accordance with the chivalry of the day.
(Little's Historical Lights.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And Abraham stood up from before his dead, and spake unto the sons of Heth, saying,