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ViewMate gravestone help requested #translation
Please translate the Hebrew on my great grandfather's gravestone. It looks like a poem with the first letter of each line spelling his name in Hebrew at:
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Thank you very much.
Charlotte NC USA
I can read his name as follows:toggle quoted message Show quoted text
Yakov Zev son of Benjamin Beinish
Hope this helps.
On Jan 17, 2022, at 12:27 AM, Sam Eneman <sam.eneman@...> wrote:
Diane Jacobs, Somerset, New Jersey
Dubin, David M. MD
Our dear father
Straight of heart, honored and flawless
He supported the poor all his days
He honored the holy with his intellect
He walked faithfully in god’s path
Pure and esteemed, crown of our head
Cherished father, our hearts’ glory
Yaakov (=Jacob) Zev
son of Benjamin Beinish
died 21 Shevat (5)704
Then the boilerplate abbreviation “may his soul be bound in the bonds of (everlasting) life”
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