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Gender Masculine
Usage Biblical
Scripts Ζακχαῖος(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. zə-KEE-əs(English)

Meaning & History

From Ζακχαῖος (Zakchaios), the Greek form of Zaccai. According to the New Testament, Zacchaeus was a tax collector who climbed a tree in order to catch a glimpse of Jesus, then gave half of his possessions to charity.