Word Origin and History for zacchaeus
masc. proper name, from Late Latin Zacchaeus, from Greek Zakkhaios, from Hebrew zakkay, literally "pure, innocent," from zakhah "was clean, was pure."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for zacchaeus
"You have been saved from your sins today, Zacchaeus," he said.The King Nobody Wanted
Norman F. Langford
Zacchaeus the publican and the grateful Samaritan leper further illustrate this characteristic.
Zacchaeus Martin and Tom Pine—you two bide here on duty: t'other three fall in about the prisoners—quick march!'The Splendid Spur
Arthur T. Quiller Couch
Zacchaeus was almost beside himself to think that the Master should have recognised and spoken to him.I.N.R.I.
Zacchaeus was waiting for someone to summon him to repent and submit himself to God.Men Called Him Master
Elwyn Allen Smith