Zacchaeus

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Zacchaeus, or Zaccheus (Greek: Ζακχαῖος, Zakchaios; Ebreu: זכי‎‎, "pure", "innocent"[1]), wis a chief tax-collector at Jericho, mentioned anerly in the Gospel o Luke.[2] A descendant o Abraham, he wis an ensaumple o Jesus' personal, earthly mission tae bring salvation tae the lost.[3] Tax collectors war despised as traitors (wirkin for the Roman Empire, nae for thair Jewish commonty), an as bein corrupt.

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  1. Milligan, Jim. "Lexicon :: Strong's G2195 - Zakchaios". Blue Letter Bible. Sowing Circle. 
  2. Luke 19:1-10
  3. Warfield, Benjamin Breckinridge. "Jesus' Mission, According to His Own Testimony". Monergism. CPR Foundation.