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Hod: Two Philosophers, Two Qualities

“To you God, belongs greatness, strength (gevurah), beauty (tiferet), eternity (netzach) and splendour (hod), because…well, everything in heaven and on earth!” So says King David on the day he commissions his son Solomon to build the Temple in Jerusalem (I Chronicles 29:11). These words echo through the names of the sefirot. Synagogue-goers chant them before reading from the Torah scroll. And they inspired several Jewish philosophers to reflect on how […]

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