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Definition of Emunah

Emunah Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Emunah (Hebrew) [from 'em cf Chald 'imma] Mother; the cosmic feminine builder or mother-builder; feminine 'Ao (builder, architect). Found infrequently in the Qabbalah, applied to the third Sephirah, Binah, which forms the first Qabbalistic triad with the first Sephirah, Kether -- to which the term 'Abba (father) is applied -- and Hochmah, the second Sephirah. Both 'Amon and 'Emunah likewise mean firmness, stability, or security, thus involving the ideas of fidelity, faithfulness, regularity in procedures; from these last ideas, Binah or 'Imma is called Intelligence -- because it is through cosmic intelligence and its firmness or stability and fidelity in ideation that the worlds are built in their manifold manifestations and follow the intrinsic regular courses of divine ideation.