Luke 23:13; Luke 23:35; John 3:1; John 7:26; John 7:48; John 12:42; Acts 3:17; Acts 4:5; Acts 4:8; Acts 13:27; 1 Corinthians 2:8

13 Pilate then called together the chief priests and uthe rulers and the people,


35 And uthe people stood by, watching, vbut wthe rulers xscoffed at him, saying, yHe saved others; zlet him save himself, aif he is bthe Christ of God, chis Chosen One!


You Must Be Born Again

Now there was a man of the Pharisees named hNicodemus, ia ruler of the Jews.


26 And here he is, yspeaking openly, and they say nothing to him! Can it be that zthe authorities really know that this is the Christ?


48 vHave any of the authorities or the Pharisees believed in him?


42 Nevertheless, vmany even of the authorities believed in him, but wfor fear of the Pharisees they did not xconfess it, so that they would not be xput out of the synagogue;


17 And now, brothers, I know that oyou acted in ignorance, as did also your rulers.


On the next day their rulers and elders and scribes gathered together in Jerusalem,


Then Peter, ufilled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, Rulers of the people and elders,


27 For those who live in Jerusalem and their rulers, because ythey did not recognize him nor understand zthe utterances of the prophets, which are read every Sabbath, afulfilled them by condemning him.


None of ithe rulers of this age understood this, for jif they had, they would not have crucified kthe Lord of glory.