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There's Something Lacking...

Today's victim was going for a spiritual ring tattoo. She wanted "Mercy" tattooed in Hebrew on her finger, but I guess God had other plans... There's just a tiny incorrectness in one of the Hebrew letters. A small lack of a line, and this tattoo sp...
by Bad Hebrew Tattoos on Dec 11, 2010

Statue Comes to (Misspelled) Life

This is a statue. It resides in The Israel Museum in Jerusalem, and spells out Ahava (Love in Hebrew), somewhat artistically. The design became famous, and can be found in Hebrew jewelry and tattoos all over. Incorrect to one degree...
by Bad Hebrew Tattoos on Dec 8, 2010

Her Name was Lost in Rotation

When I first saw this tattoo, I thought it wasn't Hebrew writing at all. It looks like some weird script, Martian maybe? The victim claims this Hebrew-like doodle to be her name, and on closer inspection I realized that it really was. It...
by Bad Hebrew Tattoos on Nov 28, 2010

King Jesus The Messiah... Or Not Quite

Today we witness a sad Hebrew tattoo indeed. Not only is our victim apparently a Smurf, but his tat is seriously misspelled too. This guy wanted "King Jesus the Messiah", and he even managed to get his grammar right. The sentence makes perfect sens...
by Bad Hebrew Tattoos on Aug 27, 2010

Puzzle Girl Gets Random Tattoo

For some, getting a plain old Hebrew tattoo is not enough, they just have to be creative. Check out Puzzle Girl here, can you tell what she was going for?This genius of creativeness got 3 random words, but she couldn't write them right-to-left like n...
by Bad Hebrew Tattoos on Jul 18, 2010

The Cross Of Misspelled Virtues

I've had quite a time deciphering this recent Hebrew tattoo that was kindly pointed out to me by Reut. Can you guess what it says?Well, the first word that stands out is the one on the bottom, "Hochma" - wisdom in Hebrew. Yes, it's written backwards...
by Bad Hebrew Tattoos on Jun 22, 2010

Tombstone Girl and her List of Dead Relatives

What better way to remember your dearly departed than a Hebrew tattoo with relevant names and dates all over your back? Everyone around you now has to remember them too!Tombstone girl here obviously thought it was a bright idea, but she didn't invest...
by Bad Hebrew Tattoos on Jun 14, 2010

Wrong Place for Forgiveness

Today I bring you two victims, both with the same mistake.First, check out this girl's ink. She wanted to get a "Forgiveness" tattoo in Arabic. Did I say Arabic? I sure did...As you can see, this is very much not Arabic, but Hebrew. However, this is...
by Bad Hebrew Tattoos on May 25, 2010

Intergalactic Brotherhood Doodle

Today I bring you this fine specimen of a Hebrew tattoo, a token of brotherly affection that is supposed to read "Eternal Brother"... but does not.In fact, it's hardly readable at all. Unless you know what you're looking at, you'll probably never rea...
by Bad Hebrew Tattoos on May 21, 2010

Love with Extras

Today's victim wanted a Hebrew tattoo saying "Love":Well, she sure got it... and then she got some free extras on top!It's a bit strange. The word "Love" (Ahava in Hebrew), is written perfectly well, and in a nice font too. Unfortunately, there are t...
by Bad Hebrew Tattoos on Apr 6, 2010

Chronology of Tattoo Disaster

Today's victim owns a very special piece of jewelry. It's a necklace, and it features her name written in Hebrew. The victim probably likes it a lot, as she decided to base her permanent tattoo on the little trinket:What is the girl's name, anyway? H...
by Bad Hebrew Tattoos on Mar 11, 2010

Believe in Dictionaries (But Only to a Degree)

Does looking up the word for your Hebrew tattoo, in a dictionary, sounds like a good idea? Today's victim apparently thought so...The girl wanted a Hebrew tattoo saying a very spiritual "believe". The resulting tattoo actually does say "believe", but...
by Bad Hebrew Tattoos on Feb 1, 2010

Jamil's First Hebrew Lesson

Continuing with the Hebrew tattoo name trend, today we have a victim named Jamil. Clever guy that he is, Jamil decided to conquer the Hebrew language all by himself...He failed miserably. This Hebrew tattoo is impossible do decipher. It's a road map...
by Bad Hebrew Tattoos on Jan 10, 2010

Your Name is What? Xara

Today's victim wanted to tattoo the name of her daughter, Xara, in Hebrew on her back:Unfortunately, the transcription of this name from English to Hebrew was poorly done. Add to that a bit of freehand styling, and you've got yourself something utter...
by Bad Hebrew Tattoos on Dec 14, 2009

Three Errors in One Life

Some Hebrew tattoos testify about their bearer's intelligence:The above tattoo is supposed to say "Life" (Chayim) in Hebrew. It's a very common tattoo and a quick Google search should be enough to secure a correct translation.Today's victim apparentl...
by Bad Hebrew Tattoos on Nov 29, 2009

Three Errors in One Life

Some Hebrew tattoos testify about their bearer's intelligence:The above tattoo is supposed to say "Life" (Chayim) in Hebrew. It's a very common tattoo and a quick Google search should be enough to secure a correct translation.Today's victim apparentl...
by Bad Hebrew Tattoos on Nov 29, 2009

The Abstract Art of Hebrew Tattoo

Today we have something... different:Where is the bad Hebrew tattoo, you ask? What's the deal with this piece of abstract expressionism, you say?This is our Hebrew tattoo. Yes really!In fact, this tattoo that was supposed to say "Love" in Hebrew. It...
by Bad Hebrew Tattoos on Oct 29, 2009


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