Parallel Verses

Worsley New Testament

And he ran before and got up into a sycamore-tree that he might see Him; for He was to pass by that way.

New American Standard Bible

So he ran on ahead and climbed up into a sycamore tree in order to see Him, for He was about to pass through that way.

King James Version

And he ran before, and climbed up into a sycomore tree to see him: for he was to pass that way.

Holman Bible

So running ahead, he climbed up a sycamore tree to see Jesus, since He was about to pass that way.

International Standard Version

So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore tree to see Jesus, who was going to pass that way.

A Conservative Version

And having ran ahead, he climbed up in a sycomore tree so that he might see him, because he was going to pass that one.

American Standard Version

And he ran on before, and climbed up into a sycomore tree to see him: for he was to pass that way.

Amplified

So he ran on ahead [of the crowd] and climbed up in a sycamore tree in order to see Him, for He was about to pass through that way.

An Understandable Version

So, he ran on ahead [of the crowd] and climbed up a mulberry tree [Note: This was a tree that produced a fig-like fruit] in order to see Jesus, who was supposed to pass that way [soon].

Anderson New Testament

And he ran before, and climbed up a sycamore-tree, that he might see him, for he was about to pass that way.

Bible in Basic English

And he went quickly in front of them and got up into a tree to see him, for he was going that way.

Common New Testament

So he ran on ahead and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see him, for he was to pass that way.

Daniel Mace New Testament

so he ran before, and climb'd up a mulberry-tree to view him; for he was to pass that way.

Darby Translation

And running on before, he got up into a sycamore that he might see him, for he was going to pass that way.

Godbey New Testament

And having run forward in advance, he went up in a sycamore-tree in order that he might see Him: because He was about to pass that way.

Goodspeed New Testament

So he ran on ahead and climbed up into a sycamore tree, to see him, for Jesus was coming that way.

John Wesley New Testament

And running before, he climbed into a sycamore tree, to see him, for he was to pass by that way.

Julia Smith Translation

And having run before, he went up upon an Egyptian fig tree, that he might see him: for he was about to pass through that.

King James 2000

And he ran on ahead, and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see him: for he was to pass that way.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he ran on ahead [and] climbed up into a sycamore tree so that he could see him, because he was going to go through [that way].

Modern King James verseion

And he ran in front and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see Him. For He was to pass through that way.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore, he ran before, and climbed up into a wild fig tree to see him. For he should come that same way.

Moffatt New Testament

So he ran forward and climbed into a sycomore tree to get a sight of him, as he was to pass that road.

Montgomery New Testament

So he ran on before him and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see him; for he was about to pass that way.

NET Bible

So he ran on ahead and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see him, because Jesus was going to pass that way.

New Heart English Bible

He ran on ahead, and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see him, for he was to pass that way.

Noyes New Testament

And he ran on before, and climbed up a sycamoretree to see him; for he was to pass that way.

Sawyer New Testament

And running before, he went up on a sycamore that he might see him; for he was to pass by it.

The Emphasized Bible

And, running forward unto the front, he got up a sycamore-tree, that he might see him; for, by that way, was he about to pass.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

So running before, he climbed up a sycamore-tree, in order to get a sight of him: for he was about to pass that way.

Twentieth Century New Testament

So he ran on ahead and climbed into a mulberry tree, to see Jesus, for he knew that he must pass that way.

Webster

And he ran before, and climbed up upon a sycamore-tree to see him; for he was to pass that way.

Weymouth New Testament

So he ran on in front and climbed up a mulberry tree to see Him; for He was about to pass that way.

Williams New Testament

So he ran on ahead and climbed up in a mulberry tree, just to get a glimpse of Him, for Jesus was coming through on that street.

World English Bible

He ran on ahead, and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see him, for he was to pass that way.

Worrell New Testament

And, running before, he climbed up into a sycamore tree, that he might see Him; because He was about to pass along that way.

Youngs Literal Translation

and having run forward before, he went up on a sycamore, that he may see him, because through that way he was about to pass by.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

he ran
προτρέχω 
Protrecho 
Usage: 2

ἔμπροσθεν 
Emprosthen 
before, in sight, of, against, in the sight of, in the presence of, at
Usage: 27

and climbed up
ἀναβαίνω 
Anabaino 
go up, come up, ascend, ascend up, climb up, spring up, grow up, come, enter, arise, rise up, , vr ascend
Usage: 63

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

συκομωραία 
Sukomoraia 
Usage: 1

to
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

see
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

him

Usage: 0

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

he was
μέλλω 
mello 
shall, should, would, to come, will, things to come, not tr,
Usage: 90

to pass
διέρχομαι 
Dierchomai 
pass, pass through, go, go over, go through, walk, , vr to go
Usage: 37

ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that, those, he, the same, they,
Usage: 148

Context Readings

Jesus And Zacchaeus

3 And he sought to see Jesus who He was; but he could not for the croud; for he was little of stature. 4 And he ran before and got up into a sycamore-tree that he might see Him; for He was to pass by that way. 5 And when Jesus came to the place, He looked up and saw him, and said to him, Zaccheus, make haste and come down; for to-day I must abide at thy house.


Cross References

Luke 5:19

but when they could not find what way to bring him in because of the croud, they went up on the battlements of the house, and let him down from the roof with his couch, into the midst before Jesus,

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