Did God forcefully make the Pharisees to not believe in Jesus?

Did God forcefully make the Pharisees to not believe in Jesus?

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Jesus accuses the Pharisees that if they believed Moses, they wold have believed him as Moses wrote about him in John 5:46-47

46For if you believed Moses, you would believe Me; for he wrote about
Me. 47But if you do not believe his writings, how will you believe My

Jesus also accuses the Pharisees that they are children of the devil in John 8:44

You belong to your father, the devil, and you want to carry out your
father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to
the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his
native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies.

If the Pharisees said to Jesus "okay, you were able to persuade us, and we believe that you are the Messiah", then what would have happened? Who would have killed Jesus? His mission would not have been accomplished.

So, from one hand, the Pharisees must not believe in Jesus in order to get him killed, on the other hand he is accusing them that they didn’t believe in him. And as they didn’t repent, it is logical to assume that they were sent to hell.

Isn’t this a violation of the free will of the Pharisees from God’s side? Seems that the Pharisees never had a chance to believe in Jesus, as this would have failed Jesus’s mission.

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