And Abraham stood up from before his dead, and spoke to the sons of Heth, saying,…
It is related of Pope Clement XIV. (Ganganelli), that when he ascended the papal chair, the ambassadors of the several states represented at his court waited on him with their congratulations. When they were introduced, and bowed, he returned the compliment by bowing also; on which the master of the ceremonies told his highness that he should not have returned their salute. "Oh, I beg your pardon," said the good pontiff, "I have not been pope long enough to forget good manners."
Parallel VersesKJV: And Abraham stood up from before his dead, and spake unto the sons of Heth, saying,