Perhaps Zacchaeus is one too. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. The scriptures say that Zacchaeus could not see Jesus because of the crowd, and he was short of stature. He climbed the tree to see Jesus. And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the press, because he was little of stature.
Good News Translation He was trying to see who Jesus was, but he was a little man and could not see Jesus because of the crowd.
Zacchaeus for Grown-Ups “Luke 19:1-10” preached on November 3, 2013
The story of Zacchaeus is used by some  to illustrate the saying of Jesus: That is truly a repentant sinner. What was his name and what book is it in? Weymouth New Testament 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. We talked about tax collectors last week, hated because they were collaborators with Roman Imperialism and rampantly corrupt, almost like mob bosses. World English Bible He was trying to see who Jesus was, and couldn't because of the crowd, because he was short. Learn how your comment data is processed.