Definition of Merkavah in English:

Merkavah

(also Merkabah, Merkebah)

noun

Judaism
  • The throne or throne-chariot of God described in the vision of Ezekiel (Ezekiel 1:26). Hence used allusively to denote mystical beliefs or writings based on the vision of Ezekiel.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Henry More (1614–1687), philosopher, poet, and theologian. From Hebrew merkaḇāh chariot.

Pronunciation

Merkavah

/məːˈkɑːvə/