How did David "strengthen himself" in the LORD?


1 Samuel 30:6

NKJV - 6 Now David was greatly distressed, for the people spoke of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and his daughters. But David strengthened himself in the LORD his God.

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Dscf1331 Doug M. Rescued From The Lion's Mouth
The context indicates that David prayed (1 Samuel 30:8 "And David inquired of the Lord,"). He was "greatly distressed" and sought comfort from God. The word comfort is derived from two Latin words that together mean "with strength" so we get relief from our distress and are comforted (strengthened) when we read God's word and seek His will for our lives.

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