• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Shekinah 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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Shekinah See Shechinah.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Shekinah shē-kī′na the Divine presence which rested like a cloud or visible light over the mercy-seat.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Heb Talmud shekīnāh, fr. shākan, to inhabit
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Heb.,—shākhan, to dwell.


In literature:

In that tabernacle the Shekinah was the manifestation of the divine glory of Jehovah.
"The Revelation Explained" by F. Smith
The Shekinah of God's care may be gloriously waving over our heads now, and we not able to see it.
"Life and Labors of Elder John Kline, the Martyr Missionary" by John Kline
How dare men and women trifle with the Shekinah of their lives?
"The Love Affairs of an Old Maid" by Lilian Bell
He is a sort of earthly shekinah, a pillar of fire guiding me onwards.
"Glories of Spain" by Charles W. Wood
Then finally the Shekinah went up and disappeared.
"The Prophet Ezekiel" by Arno C. Gaebelein
It is the place where the Shekinah dwells and His secrets are made manifest.
"With God in the Yellowstone" by Alma White
This was the Shekinah.
"Demonology and Devil-lore" by Moncure Daniel Conway
Where does the Shekinah reside?
"The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6." by E. Rameur

In poetry:

There ev'ry one alike, is free
The glorious Shekinah to see;
For, in God's presence, still there is
A never-failing fund of bliss.
"Concerning The New Jerusalem" by Rees Prichard

In news:

On the back of its collection of determined seniors, the Shekinah Christian volleyball team would not be denied during a Division IV regional semifinal Wednesday at Lancaster High School.
A dozen years in, the Chicago-based ensemble known as Shekinah Glory Ministry (SGM) continues to be a forerunner for urban praise and worship music.
Chicago-based ensemble known as Shekinah Glory Ministry has been ministering to audiences for more than 12 years.
The 33rd Shekinah Christian School Festival starts at 6 pm on Friday, Sept 7 and continues through Saturday, Sept 8.
Berthoud Family Church, 3982 Nations Way in Berthoud, invites you to join them Wednesday, April 21st at 7:00 p. And Thursday, April 22nd at 7:00 p. As Shekinah Glory ministers makes a special appearance.
Shekinah Doze wrestles with her teammate Sam Crisman during Rock Bridge wrestling practice Thursday at Rock Bridge High School.
Agency says Shekinah Learning Institute broke the law when it rented its building to superintendent's church by Patrick Michels Published on Friday, August 17, 2012, at 8:41 CST.
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