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Nicodemus (nĭk-o-dç'mus), conqueror of the people. A Pharisee, a ruler of the Jews, and a teacher of Israel, John 3:1; John 3:10, whose secret visit to our Lord was the occasion of the discourse recorded only by John. Nicodemus was a member of the Sanhedrin, and finally became a follower of Christ, and came with Joseph of Arimathæa to take down and embalm the body of Jesus. John 7:50; John 19:39.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Nicodemus'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. 1893.

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