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Bible Dictionaries

Easton's Bible Dictionary

Blemish

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Imperfection or bodily deformity excluding men from the priesthood, and rendering animals unfit to be offered in sacrifice (Leviticus 21:17-23; 22:19-25 ). The Christian church, as justified in Christ, is "without blemish" (Ephesians 5:27 ). Christ offered himself a sacrifice "without blemish," acceptable to God (1 Peter 1:19 ).

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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Blemish'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/b/blemish.html. 1897.

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