And he sought to see Jesus, who He was, but could not for the press of the crowd, because he was short in stature.
And he ran ahead and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see Him, for He was to pass that way.
And when Jesus came to the place, He looked up and saw him, and said unto him, "Zacchaeus, make haste and come down, for today I must abide at thy house."
And he made haste and came down, and received Him joyfully.
And when they saw it, they all murmured, saying that He had gone to be the guest of a man who was a sinner.
And Zacchaeus stood and said unto the Lord, "Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken anything from any man by false accusation, I restore to him fourfold."
And Jesus said unto him, "This day is salvation come to this house, in that he also is a son of Abraham.
For the Son of Man is come to seek and to save that which was lost."
And as they heard these things, He added and spoke a parable, because He was nigh to Jerusalem and because they thought that the Kingdom of God should immediately appear.
He said therefore, "A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.
And he called his ten servants and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, `Make use of it till I come.'