New International Version
So he came down at once and welcomed him gladly.
King James Bible
And he made haste, and came down, and received him joyfully.
Darby Bible Translation
And he made haste and came down, and received him with joy.
World English Bible
He hurried, came down, and received him joyfully.
Young's Literal Translation
and he having hastened did come down, and did receive him rejoicing;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Received him joyfully - He had now seen Who he was, and he wished to hear What he was; and therefore he rejoiced in the honor that God had now conferred upon him. How often does Christ make the proposal of lodging, not only in our house, but in our heart, without its being accepted! We lose much because we do not attend to the visitations of Christ: he passes by - he blesses our neighbors and our friends; but, often, neither curiosity nor any other motive is sufficient to induce us to go even to the house of God, to hear of the miracles of mercy which he works in behalf of those who seek him.
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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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When Jesus reached the spot, he looked up and said to him, "Zacchaeus, come down immediately. I must stay at your house today."
All the people saw this and began to mutter, "He has gone to be the guest of a sinner."
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