Shekinah

Shekinah (Shuh-ki´nuh)

A Hebrew word from the root “to dwell” that is translated as the “Presence” of God. This presence was seen in the cloud that led the Israelites in the desert, and in the tent of meeting in the desert. The glory of God, which filled the Temple, was also called God’s Shekinah, and when the Temple was destroyed, God’s Shekinah left the Temple.

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