Robertson's Word Pictures of the New TestamentLuke 20:1
- On one of the days (en miai twn hmerwn).
- Luke's favourite way of indicating time. It was the last day of the temple teaching (Tuesday). Luke 20:1-19 is to be compared with Mark 11:27-12:12; Matthew 21:23-46.
- There came upon him (epesthsan).
- Second aorist active indicative, ingressive aorist of episthmi, old and common verb, stood up against him, with the notion of sudden appearance. These leaders (cf. 19:47) had determined to attack Jesus on this morning, both Sadducees (chief priests) and Pharisees (scribes), a formal delegation from the Sanhedrin.