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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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Shechina

/ʃɛˈkaɪnə; Hebrew ʃəxiːˈna/
noun (Judaism)
1.
the radiance in which God's immanent presence in the midst of his people, esp in the Temple, is visibly manifested
2.
the divine presence itself as contrasted with the divine transcendence
Word Origin
C17: from Hebrew shĕkhīnāh, from shākhan to dwell

Shekinah

/ʃɛˈkaɪnə; Hebrew ʃəxiːˈna/
noun
1.
(Judaism) a variant spelling of Shechina
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