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Contemplating the popularity of the Incarnate Christ, the leaders of the Jews feared that, if they took no action to oppose Jesus, "...all men will believe on him, and the Romans shall come and take away both our place and nation," John 11:48.

Understandably, the teaching of Jesus posed a threat to the dominance of Talmudic Judaism within Incarnation-era Remnant of Israel.  And in the long term, the Kingdom of Heaven is destined to break in pieces and consume all of the kingdoms of men, Daniel 2:28-45.

But, considering teaching such as "Render unto Caesar that which is Caesar's," how did Jesus and his teaching pose to Rome an immediate threat such that (at least in the eyes of the leaders of the Jews) Rome would depose the leaders of the Jews and dissolve the national entity comprised of the tiny (albeit troublesome) post-captivity remnant of Israel?

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I believe the very short and simple answer regarding what threat did Jesus pose is simply a threat to their power.  They were intimidated  by the Truth and when they witnessed the great miracles as well as the following Jesus had and was accumulating their egos and arrogance couldn't stand it. Just like satan they wanted to be number 1.  Afterall, they were of their father, the devil.
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This is definitely the truth, in one scripture St. John 12:19 it says in the last part of that verse;.... behold the world is gone after him. They were trying to find fault with him, just like when they were getting ready to crucify him, Pilate said, know this, I find no fault in him. They're were continuously finding fault with him, with false accusations. Truly intimidated indeed.
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