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  1. shekinah(Noun)

    A visible manifestation of the presence of God

  2. Origin: From late שכינה.

Webster Dictionary

  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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Shekinah

    Shechinah, shē-kī′na, n. the Divine presence which rested like a cloud or visible light over the mercy-seat. [Heb.,—shākhan, to dwell.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shekinah in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shekinah in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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