Has any one of the authorities or of the Pharisees believed in him?
But this crowd, which does not know the law—they are accursed."
Nicodemus, who had gone to Jesus a before, and who was one of them, asked,
"Our law does not judge people without first giving them a hearing to find out what they are doing, does it?"
They replied, "Surely you are not also from Galilee, are you? Search and you will see that no prophet is to arise from Galilee."
[Then each of them went home,
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