Definition of chesed in English:

chesed

Line breaks: che¦sed
Pronunciation: /ˈxɛsəd
 
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noun

[mass noun] Judaism
  • The attribute of grace, benevolence, or compassion, especially (in Kabbalism) as one of the sephiroth.
    More example sentences
    • 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!

Origin

Hebrew ḥeseḏ 'grace, loving-kindness'.

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