Question: Was Paul married?  I believe to be a member of the Sanhedrin he was, but I understand the Bible does not indicate this. Answer: I know of no reference that indicates a member of the Sanhedrin had to be married. Just to be sure, I checked numerous references, including Jewish Encyclopedias, and found no…

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Question: What were the requirements for being a member of the Sanhedrin? Answer: You need to remember that the Sanhedrin was the creation of the Jews. It was justified or based on the seventy elders who aided Moses (Numbers 11:16-17) but where these men individually served as judges to relieve Moses of the burden, the…

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Question: When was the Sanhedrin council convened? Answer: The meeting times are not mentioned in the Bible, but I did find a reference in the International Bible Encyclopedia, which stated, “According to the Tosephta’ Sanhedrin 7 1, the Sanhedrin held its sittings from the time of the offering of the daily morning sacrifice till that…

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