Luke 19:3

“And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the press, because he was little of stature.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he sought to see Iesus who he was, and could not for the prease, because he was litle of stature.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Zaccheus was trying to see who Jesus was, and was unable because of the crowd, for he was small in stature.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the crowd, because he was little of stature.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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.
- Basic English Bible

And he sought to see Jesus who he was: and he could not for the crowd, because he was little in stature.
- Darby Bible

And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the crowd, because he was little of stature.
- Webster's Bible

He was anxious to see what sort of man Jesus was; but he could not because of the crowd, for he was short in stature.
- Weymouth Bible

He was trying to see who Jesus was, and couldn't because of the crowd, because he was short.
- World English Bible

And he souyte to se Jhesu, who he was, and he myyte not, for the puple, for he was litil in stature.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he was seeking to see Jesus, who he is, and was not able for the multitude, because in stature he was small,
- Youngs Literal Bible

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People's Bible Notes for Luke 19:3


Lu 19:3 Sought to see Jesus. Out of curiosity.

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