Zacchaeus, the tax collector, waited for Jesus up a tree

Luke 19:1-10. Zacchaeus, the wealthy tax collector, was a short man so he climbed a tree so that he could see Jesus as He walked by. The local people did not like Zacchaeus because he worked for the Roman rulers.
Jesus stopped at his tree and said, “Zacchaeus, come down immediately, I must stay at your house today.” Jesus stayed with Zacchaeus for a meal. We are not told whether it was the midday or evening meal.
After the meal, Jesus left Jericho. He walked towards Jerusalem and His death in 10 days’ time.
Zacchaeus in Hebrew means: Pure One.

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Jesus sets out from Jericho, meaning in Hebrew: City of Palms, to walk to Jerusalem about 24km (15miles), approximately 4-8 hours, all uphill.
Jericho is 251 meters or 825 feet below sea level and Jerusalem is 796 meters or 2,610 feet above sea level. A total climb of 1,047 meters or 3,435 feet.
The custom was that you started early in the morning with a rest in the middle of the day.
The hill or tel of Jericho has been occupied since 800BC and is some 230 meters or 800 feet below sea level.
The Dead Sea. also called the Salt Sea, is just over 400 meters (1,300 feet) below sea level.
The Sea of Galilee, also called Lake of Tiberias, is the lowest freshwater lake on Earth and the second-lowest lake in the world, at levels between 215 metres and 209 metres below sea level.

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