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SHEKINAH

The dwelling place of God. It is any visible manifestation of God's presence, several times alluded to in the Bible. It corresponds to God's glory in Isaiah 60:2, his glory in Romans 9:4, and the cloud that directed the Israelites on their way to the Promised Land (Exodus 14:19).

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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