“The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying,”
King James Version (KJV)
2:2 The kings - Herod, and Pilate and others with or after them. Earth - So called in way of contempt and to shew their madness in opposing the God of heaven. Set - The word denotes the combination of their counsels and forces. Anointed - Against the king whom God hath chosen and exalted.