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Why did Nicodemus visit Jesus at night?

We are not directly told the answer to this question but here are some plausible reasons for the night visit of Nicodemus based on educated guesses: Nicodemus was a pharisee and thus came from a sect ...
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Revelation 10:11. Prophecy ABOUT many nations or TO many nations

It is difficult to answer on the basis of Greek grammar as to whether the verse should read 'about' or 'to' [many nations.] As an answer has already shown, the Greek word in question is the ...
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Why did Nicodemus visit Jesus at night?

The name Nicodemus appears in the Bible five times all in John. John 3:1 John 3:4 John 3:9 John 7:50 John 19:39 Twice - John 3:2 and John 19:39 we see that Nicodemus visited Jesus by night. At no ...
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Why did Nicodemus visit Jesus at night?

"Busy schedule" is the best choice, especially considering Nicodemus' duties as a member of the Sanhedrin, which convened every day except festivals and sabbaths in Jerusalem. Fear of ...
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How to interpret? - "As I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just" (John 5:30, ESV)

There is much here of interest, and it has been very well expressed. However, the point of asking a question on this site is to get others to expound the text, the OPs question in view, and then the ...
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Bread...and Fish? - Feeding of the Multitudes

It is significant that John records the 5,000 had crossed the sea of Galilee (Tiberias) due to having witnessed Jesus' signs (semia) in healing the sick. It is also significant that the feast of ...
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Why did Nicodemus visit Jesus at night?

From a literal standpoint, there are a number of possible reasons why Nicodemus comes to see Jesus at night. The passage, however, does not offer any explanation but instead explores the metaphorical ...
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Why did Nicodemus visit Jesus at night?

Besides chapter 3 in John, the following are the only passages that we have about Nicodemus. After that we can only speculate. Nicodemus, who had gone to him before, and who was one of them, said to ...
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Why did Nicodemus visit Jesus at night?

The last clue before John 3:1-2 is John 2:13-17. 13 The Passover of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14 In the temple he found those who were selling oxen and sheep and pigeons, ...
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What is the most likely form of John 1:1 in Hebrew?

The Hebrew New Testament says: This can be transliterated as: Bereshit hayah hadavar vehadavar hayah et ha'Elohim vElohim hayah hadavar. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with Elohim (...
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Does θεοῦ in John 1:6 refer to θεὸς ἦν ὁ λόγος?

John 3 (ESV) 22 After this Jesus and his disciples went into the Judean countryside, and he remained there with them and was baptizing. 23 John also was baptizing at Aenon near Salim, because water ...
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Does θεοῦ in John 1:6 refer to θεὸς ἦν ὁ λόγος?

"Does θεοῦ in John 1:6 refer to θεὸς ἦν ὁ λόγος?" I find nowhere in John where the text calls Jesus "God" (as a name). Yes, John 1:1 says Jesus is God, but doesn't call him God. ...
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How accurate is the New World Translation bible?

The NWT is an atrocious translation of the scriptures. It adds in words and letters that are simply not there, in order to fit their theological preferences. They read their beliefs into the ...
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Is the Son sealed, by the Father, 'as God' (John 6:27)?

“Does the text indeed state a grammatical equivalence?” Based on the grammatical construction of Jn 6:27, “the Father” and “the God” are not nouns in apposition. While both “the God'' and “the Father” ...
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In John 1:6 why is ἀπεσταλμένος perfect tense?

A Man Named John... 6 There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. 7 He came as a witness, to bear witness about the light, that all might believe through him. 8 He was not the light, but came ...
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