a stain or reproach ( Job 31:7 ; Proverbs 9:7 ). To blot out sin is to forgive it ( Psalms 51:1 Psalms 51:9 ; Isaiah 44:22 ; Acts 3:19 ). Christ's blotting out the handwriting of ordinances was his fulfilling the law in our behalf ( Colossians 2:14 ).
These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Blot". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .