In Defense of the Authenticity of 1 John 5:7 (A review), Misremembered Bible Quotes: The Lion and the Lamb. ". BLOT, n. A spot or stain on paper,usually applied to ink.
See BOOK OF LIFE; BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE; FORGIVENESS. From the uses of blot out, it is apparent that that action is an act of removing sins and/or names from records. Proud member We often tend to think of forgiveness in that way but is that correct?
To spot with ink; to stain or bespatter with ink; as, to blot a paper.
2 : wipe out, destroy.
3 blot out = exterminate, כלהֿיקוֺם all existing things Genesis 7:23 (J) and mankind, מֵעַל מְּנֵי הָאֲדָמָה Genesis 6:7; Genesis 7:4 (J); מֹחוֺת מְלָכִין Proverbs 31:3 (with the text-change, see above) = destroyers of kings (i.e.
Various texts copyrighted by their authors. The study on Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Read the verses carefully and you will find that the terms forgiveness, forgiven etc are used more in terms of the attitude/emotions of the forgiver or the forgivee. 2. To efface; to erase; to cause to be unseen, or forgotten; to destroy; as, to blot out a crime, or the remembrance of any thing. The question of our legal status - whether we are saved or lost or whether our names are still in the book of life or not - is another matter. "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". BLOT'TING, ppr. 3.
Another word that is used in relation to this topic is "remission" and it is more closely related to the idea of blotting out than to the feelings of forgiveness. Thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name. Where does God say the book of Esther is perfect Scripture?
He totally loves saint and sinner alike. General Editor.
Scripture reference tag pop-ups powered by VerseClick™. Would you do this to the Bible? Sins are compared to debts, which are recorded in God's book of remembrance,and when paid, are crossed or cancelled. It is not a matter of feeling or emotion but more of a legal matter. He sung how earth blots the moon's gilded wane. 4. 1. In verse 1, the appeal to God to blot out sin is based on God’s mercy and “ unfailing love .” 3. without the prefix. 1a2) to blot out, obliterate 1a3) to blot out, exterminate 1b) (Niphal) 1b1) to be wiped out 1b2) to be blotted out 1b3) to be exterminated 1c) (Hiphil) to blot out (from memory) 2) (Qal) to strike 3) (Pual) full of marrow (participle) Blot as a noun (as in blemish) is translated two times from the Hebrew word "moom" (H3971) which is used as: AV-blemish 16, spot 3, blot 2, variant 1; 22 And is defined as: 1) … This short word study examines "blotting out" and similar terms and their use in scripture. Orr, James, M.A., D.D. blot (mum, contracted from me'um, "spot"): Occurs in the sense of scorn (Proverbs 9:7).
To blot men out of God's book is to cut them off by an untimely death (Exodus 32:32). Synonyms Example Sentences Learn More about blot out. 1. There are conditions attached to the remission of sin as suggested by these verses: "To him give all the prophets witness, that through his name whosoever believeth in him shall receive remission <859> of sins." Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools.
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For God to blot out the record of our sins and retain our names in the book of life there are conditions. The legal status, related more to state of salvation, is covered by terms such as blotted out. 1 : to make obscure, insignificant, or inconsequential. Once you experience the swiftness and ease-of-use SwordSearcher gives you right on your own computer, combined with the most powerful search features available, you will never want to use the web to do online study again.
Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, Bible Dictionaries - Easton's Bible Dictionary - Blot, Encyclopedias - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - Blot, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Not to blot out sin is to reserve for punishment (Nehemiah 4:5). 2. I think you will find that the words examined there in relation to feelings or attitude are not connected with the issue of the record of sin being blotted out. 6.
To blot out sins or names - what does this mean? Salem Media Group. Biblical forgiveness Disarming the Saints: The Bible as Defective Weaponry.
1. It is translated as: Blot as a noun (as in blemish) is translated two times from the Hebrew word "moom" (H3971) which is used as: In the New Testament, three uses of the Greek word "exaleipho" (G1813) are translated as "blotted out" (Acts 3:19), "blotting out" (Col 2:14) and "blot out" (Rev 3:5) and all have reference to a written record of something being removed.
Thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.