New American Standard Bible
Now Herod and Pilate became friends with one another that very day; for before they had been enemies with each other.
King James Bible
And the same day Pilate and Herod were made friends together: for before they were at enmity between themselves.
Darby Bible Translation
And Pilate and Herod became friends with one another the same day, for they had been at enmity before between themselves.
World English Bible
Herod and Pilate became friends with each other that very day, for before that they were enemies with each other.
Young's Literal Translation
and both Pilate and Herod became friends on that day with one another, for they were before at enmity between themselves.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Made friends together ... - What had been the cause of their quarrel is unknown. It is commonly supposed that it was Pilate's slaying the Galileans in Jerusalem, as related in Luke 13:1-2. The occasion of their reconciliation seems to have been the civility and respect which Pilate showed to Herod in this case. It was not because they were united in "hating" Jesus, as is often the case with wicked people, for Pilate was certainly desirous of releasing him, and "both" considered him merely as an object of ridicule and sport. It is true, however, that wicked people, at variance in other things, are often united in opposing and ridiculing Christ and his followers; and that enmities of long standing are sometimes made up, and the most opposite characters brought together, simply to oppose religion. Compare Psalm 83:5-7.
Library'The Rulers Take Counsel Together'
'And the whole multitude of them arose, and led Him unto Pilate. 2. And they began to accuse Him, saying, We found this fellow perverting the nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that He Himself is Christ a King. 3. And Pilate asked Him, saying, Art thou the King of the Jews? And He answered him and said, Thou sayest it. 4. Then said Pilate to the chief priests and to the people, I find no fault in this man. 5. And they were the more fierce, saying, He stirreth up the people teaching …
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and they bound Him, and led Him away and delivered Him to Pilate the governor.
"For truly in this city there were gathered together against Your holy servant Jesus, whom You anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, along with the Gentiles and the peoples of Israel,
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