Shekinah
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; -- a term used in the Targums and by the later Jews, and adopted by Christians. [Written also {Shechinah}.] --Dr. W. Smith (Bib. Dict.) [1913 Webster]

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  • Shekinah — [shə kē′nə, shəkī′nə; ] Heb [ shə khē nä′] n. 〚TalmudHeb shechina < root škn, to dwell〛 Judaism the manifestation of the presence of God; Divine Presence * * * She·ki·nah (shĭ kēʹnə, KHēʹ , kīʹ ) n. Judaism …   Universalium

  • Shekinah — [shə kē′nə, shəkī′nə; ] Heb [ shə khē nä′] n. [TalmudHeb shechina < root škn, to dwell] Judaism the manifestation of the presence of God; Divine Presence …   English World dictionary

  • shekinah — noun /ʃɪˈkaɪnə/ A visible manifestation of the presence of God Some said that the Shekinah, who dwelt with his people on earth, still lived on the Temple Mount, even though the Temple was in ruins …   Wiktionary

  • Shekinah — variant of Shechinah …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Shekinah — [ʃɪ kʌɪnə] (also Shekhinah) noun Jewish & Christian Theology the glory of the divine presence, represented as light or interpreted (in Kabbalism) as a divine feminine aspect. Origin C17: from late Heb., from šākan dwell, rest …   English new terms dictionary

  • shekinah — she·ki·nah …   English syllables

  • Shekinah —  Шехина …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Shekinah — /ʃɛˈkaɪnə/ (say she kuynuh) noun Judaism the divine presence, or a radiance forming the visible manifestation of the divine presence. {Latin Hebrew: literally, dwelling} …   Australian English dictionary

  • shekinah — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shekinah Christian Training Center — Infobox HighSchool name = Shekinah Christian Training Center motto = Educating Lives for God s Glory. established = 1993 type = Private head = Ms. Lita Anguluan Mrs. Hedy Bautista city = Las Piñas City state = Metro Manila country = Philippines… …   Wikipedia

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