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Glory of the Lord, or of Jehovah

An expression that occurs frequently in the Old Testament. It sometimes denotes the fulness of the majesty of God, revealed in the world and made known to men (Num. 14:21–22; Isa. 6:3; 66:19); in other places it denotes some outward and visible manifestation of God’s presence (Ex. 33:17–23; Ezek. 1:28; 9:3; 10:4, 18–19; 11:23; 43:2–5; Luke 2:9; 9:32; John 1:14).