[ shi-kee-nuh, -kahy-; Sephardic Hebrew shuh-khee-nah; Ashkenazic Hebrew shuh-khee-nuh ]
/ ʃɪˈki nə, -ˈkaɪ-; Sephardic Hebrew ʃə xiˈnɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew ʃəˈxi nə /
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the presence of God on earth or a symbol or manifestation of His presence.
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Also She·ki·nah, Shechinah.
Origin of Shekhinah
First recorded in 1655–65, Shekhinah is from the Hebrew word shēkhīnāh
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