New American Standard Bible
When they saw it, they all began to grumble, saying, "He has gone to be the guest of a man who is a sinner."
King James Bible
And when they saw it, they all murmured, saying, That he was gone to be guest with a man that is a sinner.
Darby Bible Translation
And all murmured when they saw it, saying, He has turned in to lodge with a sinful man.
World English Bible
When they saw it, they all murmured, saying, "He has gone in to lodge with a man who is a sinner."
Young's Literal Translation
and having seen it, they were all murmuring, saying -- 'With a sinful man he went in to lodge!'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Murmured - Found fault, complained.
To be a guest - To remain with, or to be entertained by.
A man that is a sinner - All publicans they regarded as great sinners, and the "chief" of the publicans, therefore, they regarded as especially wicked. It would appear also from Zacchaeus' confession that his character "had been" that of an oppressive man. But the people seemed to forget that he might be a penitent, and that the Messiah came to save that which was lost.
LibraryThe Kingdom of Christ
LUKE xix. 41. And when he was come near, he beheld the city, and wept over it. Let us think awhile what was meant by our Lord's weeping over Jerusalem. We ought to learn thereby somewhat more of our Lord's character, and of our Lord's government. Why did he weep over that city whose people would, in a few days, mock him, scourge him, crucify him, and so fill up the measure of their own iniquity? Had Jesus been like too many, who since his time have fancied themselves saints and prophets, would …
Charles Kingsley—Discipline and Other Sermons
The Rewards of the Trading Servants
Ciii. Zacchæus. Parable of the Pounds. Journey to Jerusalem.
"When they received it, they grumbled at the landowner,
And he hurried and came down and received Him gladly.
Zaccheus stopped and said to the Lord, "Behold, Lord, half of my possessions I will give to the poor, and if I have defrauded anyone of anything, I will give back four times as much."
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