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Shekhinah

[shi-kee-nuh, -kahy-; Sephardic Hebrew shuh-khee-nah; Ashkenazic Hebrew shuh-khee-nuh] /ʃɪˈki nə, -ˈkaɪ-; Sephardic Hebrew ʃə xiˈnɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew ʃəˈxi nə/
noun, Theology
1.
the presence of God on earth or a symbol or manifestation of His presence.
Also, Shekinah, Shechinah.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < Hebrew shēkhīnāh
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