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Submitted by William Yotive

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Category: Translation - Tombstone
Approval Date: 3/24/2021 12:15 PM
Family Surname: Fischman
Country: Hungary
Town: Spišské Podhradie
Date of Image: 1892
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I am looking for someone who can translate the Hebrew text on this tombstone. I believe it is for my great-great grandmother.

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3/24/2021 4:56 PM I cannot make out every word, but here is my best attempt:

Here lies the modest and important woman

Mrs. SHEVA

daughter of the honored Tzvi the Cohen [member of the priestly tribe]**

the wife of

Reuven Fischman, may he rest in peace,

(This is followed by a four-line poem of praise, some of which is eroded/faded; in addition, some letters are partially obscured by twigs). The first line begins with the letters of her name, and the first letters of lines 1-3 also spell her name.):

Line 1: she fed the poor and needy with her bread

line 2: She abandoned sleep in the shadow of her door

line 3: ___ good and ___ all of her days

line 4: (hard to make out; this might say that she died at the age of 63 years).

The rest of the stone reads:

She passed away the 24th [?] of Shvat 5652.

May her soul be bound up in the bond of life.

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** The word after her father's name is difficult to make out clearly. It might say "the Cohen"; it might also possibly be his last name. Do you know her maiden name?

In the date of death, the second digit of the day of the month is faded. I am reading the date as 24, but it might also be 25 or 28.

The 24th day of the month of Shvat of the year 5652 began at sunset on February 21st, 1892, and ended at sunset on the 22nd.
3/24/2021 7:28 PM Hakohen is correct.
In line 3 the line ends: She refrained from evil all the darts of her life

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