Spot (Noun and Verb) - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Spot (Noun and Verb)

[ A-1,Noun,G4696, spilos ]
a spot or stain," is used metaphorically
(a) of moral blemish, Ephesians 5:27;
(b) of lascivious and riotous persons, 2 Peter 2:13.

[ A-2,Noun,G4696, spilas ]
is rendered "spots" in Jude 1:12, AV: See ROCK, No. 2.

[ B-1,Verb,G4695, spiloo ]
akin to A, No. 1, is used in Jude 1:23, in the clause "hating even the garment spotted by the flesh," the garment representing that which, being brought into contact with the polluting element of the flesh, becomes defiled: See CLOTHING, No. 3 (last par.). See DEFILE, No. 4.

[ C-1,Adjective,G784, aspilos ]
"unspotted, unstained" (a, negative, and A), is used of a lamb, 1 Peter 1:19; metaphorically, of keeping a commandment without alteration and in the fulfillment of it, 1 Timothy 6:14; of the believer in regard to the world, James 1:27, and free from all defilement in the sight of God, 2 Peter 3:14.

Note: For amomos, in Hebrews 9:14, AV, See BLEMISH, B.

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