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  • n. Alternative form of shekinah.


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  • In the case of Jewish thought, grammar at times meets theology inasmuch as impersonal Hebrew nouns are gendered, so that words like hokhmah, wisdom, and shekhinah, presence, over time lent themselves by virtue of their feminine (- ah) endings and in context with theological and other developments to more explicitly gendered meanings.

    Feminine Images of God.


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