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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 ApocryphaApocrypha
[Gr.,=hidden things], term signifying a collection of early Jewish writings excluded from the canon of the Hebrew scriptures. It is not clear why the term was chosen.
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 is a Gospel of Nicodemus.
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Nicodemus

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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References in classic literature ?
About Nicodemus's usual bedtime--midnight--the village jokers came creeping stealthily through the jimpson weeds and sunflowers toward the lonely frame den.
(c) Nicodemus is a teacher of the law (John 3:10; cf.
This was largely due to the writings of artist Everlyn Nicodemus, originally from Tanzania, who has long criticized the way that certain Western collectors present folkloric African cultural products as the "African" art, thus reinforcing the West's perception of that continent's culture as exotic and intellectually backward.
THE text which has come to be known as the Gospel of Nicodemus -- an account of the trial and crucifixion of Christ, the imprisonment and release of Joseph of Arimathea, and the harrowing of hell -- enjoyed, in its different versions, a continuous readership throughout the Middle Ages.
Lukas Nicodemus, who was on Tuesday found guilty of killing two women and burning their bodies in the capital in January 2016, has now secured a new government-sponsored defence lawyer.
NHIF acting chief executive Nicodemus Odongo said they had decided to pay Kadenge's bill in recognition of the significant contribution he had made to sports in the country during his glory years."NHIF is happy to be associated with all Kenyans and legends in different spheres of life.
That is why Mutyambai, NIS assistant director in charge of border security Nicodemus Ndalana and Kenya's ambassador to Brazil Isaac Ochieng were the top candidates.
Remember what happened when Nicodemus met Jesus by night on the Mount of Olives.
Jesus said to Nicodemus: " 'You must be born from above.' The wind blows where it wills, and you can hear the sound it makes, but you do not know where it comes from or where it goes; so it is with everyone who is born of the Spirit." Nicodemus answered and said to him, "How can this happen?" Jesus answered and said to him, "You are the teacher of Israel and you do not understand this?
For example, Jenkins believes the fourth century Gospel of Nicodemus "did far more to shape Christianity over a millennium ...
It opens with Christ addressing Nicodemus, and develops into one of the most quoted passages on how "God so loved the world that he gave us his only Son," and on the image of light and darkness.