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Nicodemus

Nicodemus (nĬk´ədē´məs), in the Gospel of St. John, member of the Sanhedrin sympathetic to Jesus. He helped Joseph of Arimathea to bury him. Among the New Testament Apocrypha is a Gospel of Nicodemus.

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Nicodemus

Nicodemus in the Bible, the Pharisee and member of the council of the Sanhedrin who visited Jesus by night, and later assisted in Jesus's burial.

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