Ner Tamid

noun
Ner Ta·mid | \ ˌnā(ə)rtäˈmēd \

Definition of Ner Tamid 

: a light that hangs in front of and above the ark in the synagogue and is symbolic of the light of truth and the presence of God

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History and Etymology for Ner Tamid

Hebrew nēr tāmīdh, literally, eternal light

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