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Category: Tombstone
Approval Date: 3/31/2013 5:24 PM
Family Surname:
Country: Netherlands Antilles
Town: Willemstad
Date of Image: January 2013
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Someone has attempted to translate part of this for me but she is just learning how to read Hebrew and would like it checked for accuracy

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3/31/2013 5:58 PM Arcing across the top: Sarah died in Kiryat Arba (an Israeli settlement near Hebron)

Here is buried a modest and respected woman, Sarah wife of Yitzhak son of Avraham Ori De-Jung
Born in Amsterdam 10 Iyar 5667 (May 2, 1917)
Died in Curacao 3 Sivan, 5702 (May 19, 1942)
May her soul be bound up in the bond of (everlasting) life.

I don't understand the conflicting places where she died.
3/31/2013 6:02 PM My second thought- She died in Israel but is buried in Curacao, although that is not per the inscription.
3/31/2013 6:56 PM the mention of Kiryat Arba on the top is just a pasuk from the tora saying that Sara died in Kiryat Arba (she was after all buried in mearat hamachpela) and they must have added it hear in relation to Sara that dies in Curacao. So this Sara is NOT from Kiryat Arba
4/5/2013 11:00 PM The third responder is right.
The arched text is simply a quote from the bible, Genesis 23, verse 2.
See a number of translations to English here:
http://bible.cc/genesis/23-2.htm
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