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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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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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Is Nicodemus antagonistic to Nathaniel?

Let me translate John 1:49 literally: Nathanael answered Him, "Rabbi, You are The Son of the God; You are King of the Israel." Note that "Son of God" has an article, "the&...
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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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Which 'law' did Nicodemus appeal to in order to save Jesus?

The answer to this question is best understood with reference to the tradition of Oral Torah, which was well established in NT times. Although it was based in the Torah (the Law of Moses) it also ...
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Which 'law' did Nicodemus appeal to in order to save Jesus?

The law(s) that Nicodemus alluded to in John 7:51 probably include the following: Ex 23:1, 2 - “You shall not spread a false report. Do not join the wicked by being a malicious witness. You shall not ...
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