New International Version
Now there was a Pharisee, a man named Nicodemus who was a member of the Jewish ruling council.
King James Bible
There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews:
Darby Bible Translation
But there was a man from among the Pharisees, his name Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews;
World English Bible
Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews.
Young's Literal Translation
And there was a man of the Pharisees, Nicodemus his name, a ruler of the Jews,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews - One of the members of the grand Sanhedrin; for such were ordinarily styled rulers among the Jews. A person of the name of Nicodemus, the son of Gorion, is mentioned in the Jewish writings, who lived in the time of Vespasian, and was reputed to be so rich that he could support all the inhabitants of Jerusalem for ten years. But this is said in their usual extravagant mode of talking.
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Page 161. Line 1. He must be born again, &c. This is a compound citation from John iii. 3, and Mark x. 15, in the order named. Page 182. Line 17. For all things should work together, &c. See Romans viii. 28. Page 184. Lines 10-11. Being Satan is able, &c. 2 Corinthians xi. 14. Page 184. Last line. Like a sparrow, &c. Psalm cii. Page 187. Line 1. Mechanisms. This word is, in the original MS., mechanicismes.' Page 187. Line 7. Like the King's daughter, &c. Psalm xlv. 14. Page 188. Med. 39. The best …
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Pilate called together the chief priests, the rulers and the people,
Here he is, speaking publicly, and they are not saying a word to him. Have the authorities really concluded that he is the Messiah?
"Have any of the rulers or of the Pharisees believed in him?
Nicodemus, who had gone to Jesus earlier and who was one of their own number, asked,
He was accompanied by Nicodemus, the man who earlier had visited Jesus at night. Nicodemus brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about seventy-five pounds.
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