Was strengthened (eniscuqh). First aorist passive indicative of eniscuw, to receive strength (iscu), comparatively late verb and here only in the N.T. save Luke 22:43 where it is doubtful. Poor verse division. This clause belongs in sense to verse Luke 18 . Some days (hmera tina). An indefinite period, probably not long, the early period in Damascus before Saul left for Arabia ( Galatians 1:13-24 ).