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Shechina

Shekinah

/ (ʃɛˈkaɪnə, Hebrew ʃəxiːˈna) /
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noun Judaism
the radiance in which God's immanent presence in the midst of his people, esp in the Temple, is visibly manifested
the divine presence itself as contrasted with the divine transcendence
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Word Origin for Shechina

C17: from Hebrew shĕkhīnāh, from shākhan to dwell
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