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explanation of יַסְתִּירֵהוּ בְּסֵתֶר כְּנָפָיו לְעוֹלָמִים

The prayer "El Malei Rachamim" there is a passage לָכֵן בַּעַל הָרַחֲמִים יַסְתִּירֵהוּ בְּסֵתֶר כְּנָפָיו לְעוֹלָמִים which by wikipedias translation means Therefore, the Master of Mercy ...
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Is a Yohrtzeit or Yizkor candle which is lit 2 days before a yohrtzeit, or Yom-Tov as good as 1 lit on (or just prior to) the yohrtzeit or YT itself?

When Yom Tov begins right after Shabbos (as with Shavuos of this year), can one light a 2-day Yizkor candle before Shabbos and have it continue burning until Yomtov, or there is no purpose in doing so ...