Shechinah
Shechinah \She*chi"nah\, n. See {Shekinah}. [1913 Webster]

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  • shechinah — noun see shekinah * * * /sheuh kee neuh, kuy /; Seph. Heb. /sheuh khee nah /; Ashk. Heb. /sheuh khee neuh/, n. Theol. Shekhinah. * * * Shechinah /shi kīˈnə/ noun same as ↑Shekinah * * * shechinah variant form of shekinah …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shechinah — Shekinah She*ki nah, n. [Heb Talmud shek[=i]n[=a]h, fr. sh[=a]kan to inhabit.] 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; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shechinah — or Shekinah noun Etymology: Hebrew shĕkhīnāh Date: 1663 the presence of God in the world as conceived in Jewish theology …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Shechinah — /sheuh kee neuh, kuy /; Seph. Heb. /sheuh khee nah /; Ashk. Heb. /sheuh khee neuh/, n. Theol. Shekhinah. * * * …   Universalium

  • Shechinah —    A Chaldee word meaning resting place, not found in Scripture, but used by the later Jews to designate the visible symbol of God s presence in the tabernacle, and afterwards in Solomon s temple. When the Lord led Israel out of Egypt, he went… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • SHECHINAH —    a glory as of the Divine presence over the mercy seat in the Jewish Tabernacle, and reflected from the winged cherubim which overshadowed it, the reality of which it is the symbol being the Divine presence in man …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • shechinah — she·chi·nah …   English syllables

  • Glossary of Jewish terms — The following is a list of terms used in Judaism. Complete definitions of these terms, and additional sources, may be found in the full articles to which each term is linked.A* Aggadah * Amen :: The word Amen (Hebrew Name|אָמֵן|Amen|’Amen ; ar.… …   Wikipedia

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  • Shlomo Halevi Alkabetz — Shlomo (Solomon) Halevi Alkabetz (also transliterated as Alqabitz or Alqabes; Hebrew: שלמה אלקבץ) (c.1500, Thessaloniki–1580, Safed) was a kabbalist and poet perhaps best known for his composition of the song Lecha Dodi ; sources differ as to… …   Wikipedia

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