"Has any of the rulers or of the Pharisees believed in him?1
No! But this mob that knows nothing of the law--there is a curse on them."
Nicodemus,2 who had gone to Jesus earlier and who was one of their own number, asked,
"Does our law condemn anyone without first hearing him to find out what he is doing?"
They replied, "Are you from Galilee, too? Look into it, and you will find that a prophet does not come out of Galilee."3
Then each went to his own home.