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Luke 18

The Gospel According to St. Luke

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Chapter 19

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And he went into Jericho, and when he was going through it,

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A man, named Zacchaeus, who was the chief tax-farmer, and a man of wealth,

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Made an attempt to get a view of Jesus, and was not able to do so, because of the people, for he was a small man.

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And he went quickly in front of them and got up into a tree to see him, for he was going that way.

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And when Jesus came to the place, looking up, he said to him, Zacchaeus, be quick and come down, for I am coming to your house today.

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And he came down quickly, and took him into his house with joy.

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And when they saw it, they were all angry, saying, He has gone into the house of a sinner.

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And Zacchaeus, waiting before him, said to the Lord, See, Lord, half of my goods I give to the poor, and if I have taken anything from anyone wrongly, I give him back four times as much.

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And Jesus said to him, Today salvation has come to this house, for even he is a son of Abraham.

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