Spot is the rendering in the A.V. of מוּם, mum, a blemish (as usually rendered), either physical (Le 21:17 sq.; 22:20; 24:19, 20, etc.; 2Sa 14:25; Song 4:7) or moral (De 32:5; Job 11:15; Job 31:7; Pr 9:7); so σπιλάς, literally a breaker or rock in the sea (metaphor. Jude 1:12) or σπῖλος (morally Eph 5:27; 2Pe 2:13); חֲב רבֻּרָה, chabarburah, the variegated spots of the panther, or rather the stripes of the tiger (Jer 13:23); בִּהֶרֶת, bahereth, brightness, the whitish "bright spot" of incipient leprosy (Le 13:59; Le 14:56); בֹּהִק, bohak, scurf, the scaly "freckled spot" of pronounced leprosy (13:39); טָלוּא, tali, patched (as "spotted" sheep or goats, Ge 30:32 sq.; or "divers-colored" garments, Eze 16:16). SEE COLOR.

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