Luke 19:3-13 ESV

3 And 1he was seeking to see who Jesus was, but on account of the crowd he could not, because he was small of stature.

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4 So he ran on ahead and climbed up into 2a sycamore tree to see him, for he was about to pass that way.

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5 And when Jesus came to the place, he looked up and said to him, "Zacchaeus, hurry and come down, for 3I must stay at your house today."

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6 So he hurried and came down and 4received him joyfully.

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7 And when they saw it, they all 5grumbled, "He has gone in to be the guest of a man who is a sinner."

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8 And Zacchaeus stood and said to the Lord, "Behold, Lord, the half of my goods 6I give to the poor. And if I have 7defrauded anyone of anything, I restore it 8fourfold."

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9 And Jesus said to him, "Today salvation has come to this house, since 9he also is a son of Abraham.

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10 For 10the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost."

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The Parable of the Ten Minas

11 As they heard these things, he proceeded to tell a parable, because he was near to Jerusalem, and because 11they supposed that the kingdom of God was to appear immediately.

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12 He said therefore, 12"A nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom and then return.

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      13 Calling 13ten of his servants,a he gave them ten minas,b and said to them, 'Engage in business 14until I come.'

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        • Æ 19:13 - Greek bondservants; also verse 15
        • Ç 19:13 - A mina was about three months' wages for a laborer