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  • In these connexions "Shekinah" thus becomes the equivalent of "God" or its synonyms. One or two examples will make the Targum-usage clear.
  • SHEKINAH, a Hebrew word meaning "that which dwells" or "the dwelling."
  • In the Targums. - The word "Shekinah" is of constant occurrence in the Targums or Aramaic paraphrases of the Biblical lections that were read in the synagogue-service to the people.
  • His holy temple") is rendered "Jehovah was pleased to cause His Shekinah to dwell," &c. "To see" God is similarly paraphrased.
  • So too "hiding the face" when used of God is regularly paraphrased "remove His Shekinah" (Is.

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