'Strengthened' in the Bible
The Israelis again practiced evil in full view of the LORD. So the LORD strengthened Eglon king of Moab in his control over Israel, because they had practiced evil in full view of the LORD.
You strengthened me with valor sufficient for the battle; you made those who rebelled against me fall beneath me.
He also strengthened the fortified cities, assigned officers to them, and stockpiled food, oil, and wine.
As a result, the workmen did their labor, and the repair work progressed steadily under their supervision, and they restored God's Temple back to what it should be, and strengthened it, too.
Hezekiah also directed the people who lived in Jerusalem to give what was due to the priests and descendants of Levi, so they could be strengthened in the LORD's Law.
and who showed gracious love to me before the king, before his advisors, and before all of the king's mighty officials. And I was strengthened because the hand of the LORD my God was upon me. So I gathered together the leaders of Israel to go with me.
Look! You've admonished many people, and you've strengthened feeble hands.
A word from you has supported those who have stumbled, and has strengthened faltering knees.
When I called out, you answered me; you strengthened me.
For he has strengthened the bars of your gates, blessing your children within you.
You haven't strengthened the weak, treated the sick, set broken bones, regathered the scattered, or looked for the lost. Instead, you've dominated them with brutal force and ruthlessness.
"Then this person who looked like a man touched me again and strengthened me
and said, "Don't be afraid, man highly regarded. Be at peace, and be strong.' "As soon as he spoke to me, I gained strength and replied, "Sir, please speak, now that you've strengthened me.'
"Though I have taught them and strengthened their arms, nevertheless they plot evil against me.
Then an angel from heaven appeared to him and strengthened him.
He went through Syria and Cilicia and strengthened the churches.
So the churches continued to be strengthened in the faith and to increase in numbers every day.
You are being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might, so that you might patiently endure everything with joy
For you have been rooted in him and are being built up and strengthened in the faith, just as you were taught, while you continue to be thankful.
Stop being carried away by all kinds of unusual teachings, for it is good that the heart be strengthened by grace, not by food laws that have never helped those who follow them.