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Geronese kabbalistic text, early 13th century, MS Oxford 2456 (Christ Church 198), fol. 15b

Jewish Mysticism
As a consequence of our mentioning the glorious name (shem ha-kavod), He is unified with us, and is blessed in His blessing. The meaning of the name is known to the enlightened, according to the matter, “Behold the name of the Lord comes from afar” (Isa. 30-27). And the meaning of the glory of the Lord is as it is written “the appearance of the glory of the Lord” (Exod. 24-17), and it is written “you shall behold the glory of the Lord” (ibid., 16-7), and it is written “The Lord our God has shown us His glory” (Deut. 5-21), and many more such as these.

Translated by Elliot Wolfson in Through a Speculum that Shines- Vision and Imagination in Medieval Jewish Mysticism, Princeton- Princeton University Press, 1994.

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