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 ).
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".