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Nicodemus

[nik-uh-dee-muh s] /ˌnɪk əˈdi məs/
noun
1.
a Pharisee and member of the Sanhedrin who became a secret follower of Jesus. John 3:1–21; 7:50–52; 19:39.
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  • Nicodemus said he had spoken truly, and the crowd followed Nicodemus and Joseph a little way.

    The Brook Kerith George Moore
  • Joseph and Nicodemus probably knew the truth but kept silence.

    Samuel Butler: A Sketch Henry Festing Jones
  • Nicodemus carried an empty platter to Myleia in the kitchen, showing it to her with immense pride.

    Nicanor - Teller of Tales C. Bryson Taylor
  • Nicodemus appears to have been puzzled; he asked how such a rejuvenation was possible.

    Jesus the Christ James Edward Talmage
  • Nicodemus did not know what this meant, and he said, "How can a man be born again after he is grown up?"

  • Canst tell me, friend, where might be the wine-shop of one Nicodemus?

    Nicanor - Teller of Tales C. Bryson Taylor
  • Nicodemus was expecting, in some way or other, to see the kingdom of God.

    The Gospel of St. John Frederick Denison Maurice
  • "He bade me go to this Nicodemus, and I dare not do otherwise," she said distressfully.

    Nicanor - Teller of Tales C. Bryson Taylor
  • Nicodemus was given this lonely and ghostly den as a bedchamber.

    A Tramp Abroad, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • "Never fear it, jewel of my heart," Nicodemus said tenderly.

    Nicanor - Teller of Tales C. Bryson Taylor
British Dictionary definitions for Nicodemus

Nicodemus

/ˌnɪkəˈdiːməs/
noun
1.
(New Testament) a Pharisee and a member of the Sanhedrin, who supported Jesus against the other Pharisees (John 8:50–52)
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Nicodemus in the Bible

the people is victor, a Pharisee and a member of the Sanhedrin. He is first noticed as visiting Jesus by night (John 3:1-21) for the purpose of learning more of his doctrines, which our Lord then unfolded to him, giving prominence to the necessity of being "born again." He is next met with in the Sanhedrin (7:50-52), where he protested against the course they were taking in plotting against Christ. Once more he is mentioned as taking part in the preparation for the anointing and burial of the body of Christ (John 19:39). We hear nothing more of him. There can be little doubt that he became a true disciple.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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