Besides, I wait only until I am healed of my blains and thorns, and my shoulder is quite whole again.
We had lice, boils and blains, and flies—particularly and perpetually, flies.
blains are a kind of diminutive carbuncle, but are not so hard, black, and fiery; sometimes there is a little core in them.
The ashes of the furnace became a small dust in all the land of Egypt, breaking forth with blains upon man and beast.
Our commentator attempts to account for the sixth plague of boils and blains with equal ingenuity.
Did two handfuls of ashes literally become the blains upon the bodies of all the Egyptians?
After "all the cattle" were dead, a boil was sent, breaking forth with blains upon man and beast.
Besides these, there were the tokens (specially limited in meaning to livid spots on the skin), carbuncles and blains.
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.