JOHN 7:50

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Nicodemus saith unto them, (he that came to Jesus by night, being one of them,)”

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John 7:50 Translation & Meaning

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Nicodemus Νικόδημος Victorious among his people; Nicodemus, an Israelite Nicodemus
saith λέγει Properly, to "lay" forth, i.e., (figuratively) relate (in words (usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue)); by implication, to mean saith
unto πρὸς A preposition of direction; forward to, i.e., toward (with the genitive case, the side of, i.e., pertaining to; with the dative case, by the side of, i.e., near to; usually with the accusative case, the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, i.e., whither or for which it is predicated) unto
them, αὐτούς The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons them
(he that came ἐλθὼν To come or go (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) came
to πρὸς A preposition of direction; forward to, i.e., toward (with the genitive case, the side of, i.e., pertaining to; with the dative case, by the side of, i.e., near to; usually with the accusative case, the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, i.e., whither or for which it is predicated) to
Jesus αὐτὸν The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons Jesus
by night, νυκτὸς "night" (literally or figuratively) night
being ὢν Being being
one εἷς One one
of ἐξ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) of
them,) αὐτῶν The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons them

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  • 48  Have any of the rulers or of the Pharisees believed on him?

  • 49  But this people who knoweth not the law are cursed.

  • 50  Nicodemus saith unto them, (he that came to Jesus by night, being one of them,)

  • 51  Doth our law judge any man, before it hear him, and know what he doeth?

  • 52  They answered and said unto him, Art thou also of Galilee? Search, and look: for out of Galilee ariseth no prophet.




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