John 7:50

50 Nicodemus, the man who had come to Jesus earlier and was both a ruler and a Pharisee, spoke up.

John 7:50 Meaning and Commentary

John 7:50

Nicodemus saith unto them
To the Jewish sanhedrim, who were running down Christ, and his followers, in great wrath and fury:

he that came to Jesus by night;
see ( John 3:1 John 3:2 ) ;

being one of them;
a member of the sanhedrim.

John 7:50 In-Context

48 You don't see any of the leaders believing in him, do you? Or any from the Pharisees?
49 It's only this crowd, ignorant of God's Law, that is taken in by him - and damned."
50 Nicodemus, the man who had come to Jesus earlier and was both a ruler and a Pharisee, spoke up.
51 "Does our Law decide about a man's guilt without first listening to him and finding out what he is doing?"
52 But they cut him off. "Are you also campaigning for the Galilean?