From late Hebrew שְׁכִינָה (sh'chiná, “shekinah”, literally “dwelling”).
shekinah (plural shekinahs)
- (Judaism) A visible or otherwise perceptible manifestation of the presence of God
- 1993, Karen Armstrong, A History of God, Vintage 1999, p. 90:
- 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.