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Shechina

Shekinah

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
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Word Origin

C17: from Hebrew shĕkhīnāh, from shākhan to dwell
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