Definition of chesed in English:


Line breaks: che¦sed
Pronunciation: /ˈxɛsəd


[mass noun] Judaism
  • The attribute of grace, benevolence, or compassion, especially (in Kabbalism) as one of the sephiroth.
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    • Abraham was famous for his acts of chesed, kindness.
    • God is also constantly engaged in sustaining all of Creation through acts of chesed.
    • For God to have created the world at all was nothing short of an act of chesed!


Hebrew ḥeseḏ 'grace, loving-kindness'.

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