John 7:53

Pharisees test Jesus

53 They each went to their own homes,

John 7:53 Meaning and Commentary

John 7:53

And every man went unto his own house.
] The officers not bringing Jesus with them, and the sanhedrim being posed with Nicodemus, broke up without doing any business, and every member of it went home: this we may suppose was about the time of the evening sacrifice: for

``the great sanhedrim sat from the time of the morning daily sacrifice, to the time of the evening daily sacrifice F2:''

and it is said F3, that

``after the evening daily sacrifice, the sanhedrim went, (Mtybl) , "to their own houses";''

as they now did, and not to their booths, the feast of tabernacles being now over.


FOOTNOTES:

F2 Maimon. Hilchot Sanhedrin, c. 3. sect. 1.
F3 Piske Tosephot Sanhedrin, art. 35.

John 7:53 In-Context

51 "Our Law doesn't judge someone without first hearing him and learning what he is doing, does it?"
52 They answered him, "You are not from Galilee too, are you? Look it up and you will see that the prophet doesn't come from Galilee."
53 They each went to their own homes,

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