In all these schemes the herodians acquiesced, and encouraged their master in his work of iniquity.
He worshipped only Csar, and he was also worshipped by the herodians.
And the Pharisees went out, and straightway with the herodians took counsel against him, how they might destroy him.
The herodians were considered by some to be a political party, and by others, a religious sect.
And they sent to him some of the Pharisees and of the herodians: that they should catch him in his words.
But the Pharisees went out and at once began to plot with the herodians against him, how they might put him out of the way.
And the Pharisees going out, immediately made a consultation with the herodians against him, how they might destroy him.
At one time, the herodians are sent with the question, "Is it lawful to give tribute to Cæsar, or not?"
And they send unto him certain of the Pharisees and of the herodians, to catch him in his words.
This time, the greater part of them were animated by hostile feelings against the Romans and the herodians.
a Jewish political party who sympathized with (Mark 3:6; 12:13; Matt, 22:16; Luke 20:20) the Herodian rulers in their general policy of government, and in the social customs which they introduced from Rome. They were at one with the Sadducees in holding the duty of submission to Rome, and of supporting the Herods on the throne. (Comp. Mark 8:15; Matt. 16:6.)