Verses with the word encouraged in the Old Testament (5 verses):
And the people the men of Israel encouraged themselves, and set their battle again in array in the place where they put themselves in array the first day.
1 Samuel 30:6
And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the LORD his God.
2 Chronicles 31:4
Moreover he commanded the people that dwelt in Jerusalem to give the portion of the priests and the Levites, that they might be encouraged in the law of the LORD.
2 Chronicles 35:2
And he set the priests in their charges, and encouraged them to the service of the house of the LORD,
So the carpenter encouraged the goldsmith, and he that smootheth with the hammer him that smote the anvil, saying, It is ready for the sodering: and he fastened it with nails, that it should not be moved.