Rulers take counsel against him – Ps. 2:1-2; Mat. 12:14;
26:3-4, 47; Luke 23:11-12
Ps. 2: 1-2 – Why are the nations in an uproar And the peoples devising a vain thing? 2 The kings of the earth take their stand And the rulers take counsel together Against the Lord and against His Anointed …
Take legal and military counsel
Mat. 26:3-4 – Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered together in the court of the high priest, named Caiaphas; 4 and they plotted together to seize Jesus by stealth and kill Him.
Luke 23:11-12 – And Herod with his soldiers, after treating Him with contempt and mocking Him, dressed Him in a gorgeous robe and sent Him back to Pilate. 12 Now Herod and Pilate became friends with one another that very day; for before they had been enemies with each other.