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Submitted by Jay Gilbert

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Category: Translation - Tombstone
Approval Date: 8/4/2010 4:06 PM
Family Surname: Gelbert
Country: Hungary
Town: Homonna (Humene)
Date of Image: Abt 1879
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Please translate the hebrew inscription on the headstone

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8/5/2010 7:20 AM the honoured Avraham son of the honoured Shmuel
[6 lines of poetry describing the deceased man's piety, please specify if translation is essential]
died 21 Av 5638 [=Aug 20th 1878]

best regards,
Itzik Popper
Israel
8/5/2010 7:22 AM name and date:
Abraham son of Shmual(samual) died 21st day of hebrew month Av 5638 (1878)

rest of lines starting with an alphabet of name Abraham,
partial approximate translation:

A honest innocent man, Blessed (prayed to) G-d at night and morning, Ran with love to do G-d's work, Respected the Torah and she was ..., From the good that is hidden and waiting, ... the king (G-d) feed him.
8/5/2010 5:41 PM "the honoured rabbi avraham son of the honoured rabbi shmuel of blessed memory
[an acrostic of 5 lines spelling out "avraham"]
his descendants will be sated from his [...]
died 21 iyar 5638
may his soul be bound up in the bond of life"

note: the last line is only a guess because i cannot make out the letters clearly.

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