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  1. shekinah(Noun)

    A visible manifestation of the presence of God

  2. Origin: From late שכינה.

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  1. Shekinah(noun)

    the visible majesty of the Divine Presence, especially when resting or dwelling between the cherubim on the mercy seat, in the Tabernacle, or in the Temple of Solomon; -- a term used in the Targums and by the later Jews, and adopted by Christians

  2. Origin: [Heb Talmud sheknh, fr. shkan to inhabit.]

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