8 Wintry Words to Defrost Your Vocabulary
A skin swelling or sore; a blister; a blotch.
occurs only in connection with the sixth plague of Egypt (Ex. 9:9, 10). In Deut. 28:27, 35, it is called "the botch of Egypt." It seems to have been the fearful disease of black leprosy, a kind of elephantiasis, producing burning ulcers.