Shekhinah

[ shi-kee-nuh, -kahy-; Sephardic Hebrew shuh-khee-nah; Ashkenazic Hebrew shuh-khee-nuh ]

nounTheology.
  1. the presence of God on earth or a symbol or manifestation of His presence.

Origin of Shekhinah

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First recorded in 1655–65, Shekhinah is from the Hebrew word shēkhīnāh

Words Nearby Shekhinah

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