New International Version
He wanted to see who Jesus was, but because he was short he could not see over the crowd.
King James Bible
And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the press, because he was little of stature.
Darby Bible Translation
And he sought to see Jesus who he was: and he could not for the crowd, because he was little in stature.
World English Bible
He was trying to see who Jesus was, and couldn't because of the crowd, because he was short.
Young's Literal Translation
and he was seeking to see Jesus, who he is, and was not able for the multitude, because in stature he was small,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And he sought to see Jesus who he was - So the mere principle of curiosity in him led to his conversion and salvation, and to that of his whole family, Luke 19:9.
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Occupy till I come.--LUKE 19:13. The Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the porter to watch.--Unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one; to every man according to his several ability; and straightway took his journey. I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.--Wist ye not that I must be about my Father's business?--Leaving …
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Some women were watching from a distance. Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James the younger and of Joseph, and Salome.
A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy.
So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore-fig tree to see him, since Jesus was coming that way.
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