Luke 19:4
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New International Version
So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore-fig tree to see him, since Jesus was coming that way.

New Living Translation
So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore-fig tree beside the road, for Jesus was going to pass that way.

English Standard Version
So he ran on ahead and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see him, for he was about to pass that way.

Berean Study Bible
So he ran on ahead and climbed a sycamore tree to see Him, since Jesus was about to pass that way.

Berean Literal Bible
And having run to the front, he went up into a sycamore-fig tree, so that he might see Him; for He was about to pass that way.

New American Standard Bible
So he ran on ahead and climbed up into a sycamore tree in order to see Him, for He was about to pass through that way.

King James Bible
And he ran before, and climbed up into a sycomore tree to see him: for he was to pass that way.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So running ahead, he climbed up a sycamore tree to see Jesus, since He was about to pass that way.

International Standard Version
So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore tree to see Jesus, who was going to pass that way.

NET Bible
So he ran on ahead and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see him, because Jesus was going to pass that way.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he ran before it to Yeshua and he climbed up a bare fig tree to see him because he was going to pass by there.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Zacchaeus ran ahead and climbed a fig tree to see Jesus, who was coming that way.

New American Standard 1977
And he ran on ahead and climbed up into a sycamore tree in order to see Him, for He was about to pass through that way.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And running ahead, he climbed up into a sycamore tree to see him, for he was to pass that way.

King James 2000 Bible
And he ran on ahead, and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see him: for he was to pass that way.

American King James Version
And he ran before, and climbed up into a sycomore tree to see him: for he was to pass that way.

American Standard Version
And he ran on before, and climbed up into a sycomore tree to see him: for he was to pass that way.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And running before, he climbed up into a sycamore tree, that he might see him; for he was to pass that way.

Darby Bible Translation
And running on before, he got up into a sycamore that he might see him, for he was going to pass that [way].

English Revised Version
And he ran on before, and climbed up into a sycomore tree to see him: for he was to pass that way.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he ran before, and climbed up upon a sycamore-tree to see him; for he was to pass that way.

Weymouth New Testament
So he ran on in front and climbed up a mulberry tree to see Him; for He was about to pass that way.

World English Bible
He ran on ahead, and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see him, for he was to pass that way.

Young's Literal Translation
and having run forward before, he went up on a sycamore, that he may see him, because through that way he was about to pass by.
Study Bible
Jesus and Zacchaeus
3He was trying to see who Jesus was, but could not see over the crowd, because he was small in stature. 4So he ran on ahead and climbed a sycamore tree to see Him, since Jesus was about to pass that way. 5When Jesus came to that place, He looked up and said, “Zacchaeus, hurry down, for I must stay at your house today.”…
Word Study

And, even, also, namely.

To run before, outrun, run in advance. From pro and trecho; to run forward, i.e. Outstrip, precede.

A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

From en and pros; in front of (literally or figuratively) or time).

To go up, mount, ascend; of things: I rise, spring up, come up. From ana and the base of basis; to go up.

On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

a sycamore-fig tree,
sykomorean (N-AFS)
A sycamore tree. From sukon and moron; the "sycamore"-fig tree.

In order that, so that. Probably from the same as the former part of heautou; in order that.

he might see
idē (V-ASA-3S)
Properly, to stare at, i.e. to discern clearly; by extension, to attend to; by Hebraism, to experience; passively, to appear.

He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

A strengthened form of melo; to intend, i.e. Be about to be, do, or suffer something.

To pass through, spread (as a report). From dia and erchomai; to traverse.

That, that one there, yonder. From ekei; that one (neuter) thing); often intensified by the article prefixed.

Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
19:1-10 Those who sincerely desire a sight of Christ, like Zaccheus, will break through opposition, and take pains to see him. Christ invited himself to Zaccheus' house. Wherever Christ comes he opens the heart, and inclines it to receive him. He that has a mind to know Christ, shall be known of him. Those whom Christ calls, must humble themselves, and come down. We may well receive him joyfully, who brings all good with him. Zaccheus gave proofs publicly that he was become a true convert. He does not look to be justified by his works, as the Pharisee; but by his good works he will, through the grace of God, show the sincerity of his faith and repentance. Zaccheus is declared to be a happy man, now he is turned from sin to God. Now that he is saved from his sins, from the guilt of them, from the power of them, all the benefits of salvation are his. Christ is come to his house, and where Christ comes he brings salvation with him. He came into this lost world to seek and to save it. His design was to save, when there was no salvation in any other. He seeks those that sought him not, and asked not for him.
Cross References
1 Kings 10:27
The king made silver as common as stones in Jerusalem, and he made cedars as plentiful as sycamore trees that are in the lowland.

1 Chronicles 27:28
Baal-hanan the Gederite had charge of the olive and sycamore trees in the Shephelah; and Joash had charge of the stores of oil.

2 Chronicles 1:15
The king made silver and gold as plentiful in Jerusalem as stones, and he made cedars as plentiful as sycamores in the lowland.

2 Chronicles 9:27
The king made silver as common as stones in Jerusalem, and he made cedars as plentiful as sycamore trees that are in the lowland.

Psalm 78:47
He destroyed their vines with hailstones And their sycamore trees with frost.

Isaiah 9:10
"The bricks have fallen down, But we will rebuild with smooth stones; The sycamores have been cut down, But we will replace them with cedars."

Luke 17:6
And the Lord answered, "If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, 'Be uprooted and planted in the sea,' and it will obey you.

Luke 19:3
He was trying to see who Jesus was, but could not see over the crowd, because he was small in stature.

Luke 19:5
When Jesus came to that place, He looked up and said, "Zacchaeus, hurry down, for I must stay at your house today."
Treasury of Scripture

And he ran before, and climbed up into a sycomore tree to see him: for he was to pass that way.

climbed.

Luke 5:19 And when they could not find by what way they might bring him in …

a sycamore.

1 Kings 10:27 And the king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars …

1 Chronicles 27:28 And over the olive trees and the sycomore trees that were in the …

Isaiah 9:10 The bricks are fallen down, but we will build with hewn stones: the …

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