Nicodemus (nĭkˌədēˈməs) [key], in the Gospel of St. John, member of the Sanhedrin sympathetic to Jesus. He helped Joseph of Arimathea to bury him. Among the New Testament Apocrypha is a Gospel of Nicodemus.
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