( Colossians 2:14 ). The "blotting out the handwriting" is the removal by the grace of the gospel of the condemnation of the law which we had broken.
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 Handwriting". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".