Colossians 2:14
Good News Translation
he canceled the unfavorable record of our debts with its binding rules and did away with it completely by nailing it to the cross.

Contemporary English Version
God wiped out the charges that were against us for disobeying the Law of Moses. He took them away and nailed them to the cross.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Blotting out the handwriting of the decree that was against us, which was contrary to us. And he hath taken the same out of the way, fastening it to the cross.

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Blotting out the handwriting of the decree that was against us, which was contrary to us. And he hath taken the same out of the way, fastening it to the cross.

Blotting.

Numbers 5:23 And the priest shall write these curses in a book, and shall wash them out with the most bitter waters, upon which he hath heaped the curses,

Nehemiah 4:5 Cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before thy face, because they have mocked thy builders.

Psalm 51:1,9 Unto the end, a psalm of David, [2] When Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had sinned with Bethsabee. [3] Have mercy on me, O God, according to thy great mercy. And according to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my iniquity. . . .

Isaiah 43:25 I am, I am he that blot out thy iniquities for my own sake, and I will not remember thy sins.

Isaiah 44:22 I have blotted out thy iniquities as a cloud, and thy sins as a mist: return to me, for I have redeemed thee.

Acts 3:19 Be penitent, therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out.

the handwriting.

Colossians 2:20 If then you be dead with Christ from the elements of this world, why do you yet decree as though living in the world?

Esther 3:12 And the king's scribes were called in the first month Nisan, on the thirteenth day of the same mouth: and they wrote, as Aman had commanded, to all the king's lieutenants, and to the judges of the provinces, and of divers nations, as every nation could read, and hear according to their different languages, in the name of king Assuerus: and the letters, sealed with his ring,

Esther 8:8 Write ye therefore to the Jews, as it pleaseth you in the king's name, and seal the letters with my ring. For this was the custom, that no man durst gainsay the letters which were sent in the king's name, and were sealed with his ring.

Daniel 5:7,8 And the king cried out aloud to bring in the wise men, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. And the king spoke, and said to the wise men of Babylon: Whosoever shall read this writing, and shall make known to me the interpretation thereof, shall be clothed with purple, and shall have a golden chain on his neck, and shall be the third man in my kingdom. . . .

Luke 1:6 And they were both just before God, walking in all the commandments and justifications of the Lord without blame.

Galatians 4:1-4 As long as the heir is a child, he differeth nothing from a servant, though he be lord of all, . . .

Ephesians 2:14-16 For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and breaking down the middle wall of partition, the enmities in his flesh: . . .

Hebrews 7:18 There is indeed a setting aside of the former commandment, because of the weakness and unprofitableness thereof:

Hebrews 8:13 Now in saying a new, he hath made the former old. And that which decayeth and groweth old is near its end.

Hebrews 9:9,10 Which is a parable of the time present: according to which gifts and sacrifices are offered, which cannot, as to the conscience, make him perfect that serveth, only in meats and in drinks, . . .

Hebrews 10:8,9 In saying before, Sacrifices, and oblations, and holocausts for sin thou wouldest not, neither are they pleasing to thee, which are offered according to the law. . . .

took.

Isaiah 57:14 And I will say: Make a way: give free passage, turn out of the path, take away the stumblingblocks out of the way of my people.

2 Thessalonians 2:7 For the mystery of iniquity already worketh: only that he who now holdeth do hold, until he be taken out of the way.

Context
Alive in Christ
13And you, when you were dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, he hath quickened together with him, forgiving you all offences: 14Blotting out the handwriting of the decree that was against us, which was contrary to us. And he hath taken the same out of the way, fastening it to the cross. 15And despoiling the principalities and powers, he hath exposed them confidently in open shew, triumphing over them in himself.…
Cross References
Psalm 51:1
Unto the end, a psalm of David, [2] When Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had sinned with Bethsabee. [3] Have mercy on me, O God, according to thy great mercy. And according to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my iniquity.

Acts 3:19
Be penitent, therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out.

Ephesians 2:15
Making void the law of commandments contained in decrees: that he might make the two in himself into one new man, making peace

Colossians 2:20
If then you be dead with Christ from the elements of this world, why do you yet decree as though living in the world?

1 Peter 2:24
Who his own self bore our sins in his body upon the tree: that we, being dead to sins, should live to justice: by whose stripes you were healed.

Additional Translations
having canceled the debt ascribed to us in the decrees that stood against us. He took it away, nailing it to the cross!

having blotted out the handwriting in the decrees against us, which was adverse to us. And He has taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross.

Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross;

having blotted out the bond written in ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us: and he hath taken it out that way, nailing it to the cross;

having effaced the handwriting in ordinances which [stood out] against us, which was contrary to us, he has taken it also out of the way, having nailed it to the cross;

having blotted out the bond written in ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us: and he hath taken it out of the way, nailing it to the cross;

Blotting out the hand-writing of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross;

The bond, with its requirements, which was in force against us and was hostile to us, He cancelled, and cleared it out of the way, nailing it to His Cross.

wiping out the handwriting in ordinances which was against us; and he has taken it out of the way, nailing it to the cross;

having blotted out the handwriting in the ordinances that is against us, that was contrary to us, and he hath taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross;
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