Re: Renaming a sick child after a long-lived deceased relative
- From: exjxw.hannivoort@xxxxxxxxxxxx (Evertjan.)
- Date: 26 Jun 2010 02:42:41 -0700
... Are there customs and/or biblical references as well as any examples
for re-naming a sickly child after a deceased but long-lived relative
in order to heal the child?
There is this custom of giving a very sick child an extra secret name,
so that the angel of death cannot find him/her.
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