Zacchaeus


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Zacchaeus

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Zaccheus

(both: zăkē`əs) [Gr.,=Heb. ZaccaiZaccai
, in the Bible, family that returned from the Exile.
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], in the New Testament, publican of Jericho, short of stature, who climbed a tree to see Jesus.

Zacchaeus

little man took to tree to see Christ. [N.T.: Luke 19:3–4]
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Zacchaeus Njuguna, another African took advantage of the season to raise awareness about the environment and celebrate the fourth death anniversary of Kenya's renowned environmentalist and politician Wangari Maathai.
The corrupt tax collector Zacchaeus, for example, is compelled to repent and return his unjust spoils to the victims of his exploitation if he is to be free to return to his proper place in the community.
With the support of welfare charity the Zacchaeus 2000 Trust, Mr Hardy mounted a judicial review challenge.
Luke chapter 19 verses 1-9 tells of Zacchaeus the Tax Collector and the great influence Jesus had on him.
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Inspired by Jesus' visit to his home in Jericho, Zacchaeus gives half of his wealth to the poor and promises to repay fourfold those he defrauded (Lk.
Zacchaeus the tax collector is worried that he will be unable to see over the heads in the crowd, so he climbs a tree, hoping that nobody will notice.
The story of Zacchaeus has him being described by Jesus as a "son of Abraham.
Zacchaeus was a tax collector and in those days tax collectors were often corrupt and were hated by the Jews because they collected money for the occupying Roman powers.
I particularly liked his adventurous taxi ride to Jericho and the subsequent essay on Zacchaeus and Bartimaeus that this day trip inspires.
Biden then turned to head off but was persuaded by the media to pose for a line up photo with the clerics, which apart from the Archbishop, included Mufti Talip Atalay, Maronite Archbishop Joseph Soueif, Armenian Archbishop Varoutzian Cherkelian, and the Latin representative in Cyprus Father Zacchaeus Toulninof.
For years I taught Sunday School, and I taught about Zacchaeus climbing the sycamore tree.