Zacchaeus

Zacchaeus or Zaccheus both: zăkē´əs [key] [Gr.,=Heb. Zaccai ], in the New Testament, publican of Jericho, short of stature, who climbed a tree to see Jesus.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Biblical Proper Names: Biographies

Browse by Subject

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.