Definitions

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  • n. A visible manifestation of the presence of God

Etymologies

From late Hebrew שכינה. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Among the latter, the word shekinah became very popular; it meant the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • If Shekinah glory means the presence of God how come the word shekinah is NOT in the bible?

    Zimbabwe Telegraph and ZimDaily Forums

  • The sacred direction in Judaism is toward Jerusalem or, more precisely, toward the presence of the transcendent God -- "shekinah" -- in the Holy of Holies of the Temple, as seen in Daniel 6:10.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • The fire that glowed between the wings of the cherubim in the holy place was called the "shekinah," the

    The Pursuit of God

  • On the other hand, objecting "shekinah" just because it doesn't appear in it's noun form is like objecting "baptism" just because Acts only mentioned it as "baptized" and "baptize".

    Zimbabwe Telegraph and ZimDaily Forums

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  • And Jason is right to say that He was obscured by a supernatural cloud representing God's shekinah glory.

    Quote of the Day (Eric Reitan)

  • A shekinah glow emanated from his face and the focus of his eyes fell beyond the horizon of the room.

    Anne M. Plant: The Master Toastmaster

  • With the Holy Spirit, the shekinah, the Gnostic Sophia, the monastics and the mystics of these religions seem to me to be returning to an archaic animism.

    A Dark And Hidden God

  • There were times when Christ's eternal power and Godhead could not be quite obscured by the fleshly body, but would shine out through this tabernacle of clay, as we may suppose the shekinah glory of old would shine through every crack or crevice in the temple.

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