3rd son of Adam | Father of Enosh

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SETH in scriptures [BibleGateway Search]

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SETH: Adam's son and Enosh's father: Genesis 4:25-26, 5:3-8 | 1 Chronicles 1:1 | Luke 3:38
Great-great-great-great-great-great grandfather of Noah (6great)

SHETH - On the other hand, Sheth is a man with descendants living after Noah and the flood: Numbers 24:17 in Balaam's prophecy of the Messiah)

SETH [Easton Bible Dictionary]

Appointed; a substitute, the third son of Adam and Eve (Genesis 4:25; 5:3). His mother gave him this name, "for God," said she, "hath appointed me [i.e., compensated me with] another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew."

SETH [Smith Bible Dictionary]

(compensation), (Genesis 4:25; 6:3; 1 Chronicles 1:1) the third son of Adam, and father of Enos. (B.C. 3870.) Adam handed down to Seth and his descendants the promise of mercy, faith in which became the distinction of Godís children. (Genesis 4:26)


seth, sheth (sheth; Seth):
(1) The son born to Adam and Eve after the death of Abel (Genesis 4:25 f; Genesis 5:3 ff; 1 Chronicles 1:1; Sirach 49:16; Luke 3:38). In Genesis 4:25 the derivation of the name is given. Eve "called his name Seth: For, said she, God hath appointed (shath) me another seed instead of Abel." In 1 Ch 1:1 the King James Version, the form is "Sheth"; elsewhere in the King James Version and in the Revised Version (British and American) throughout the form is "Seth."

(2) the King James Version "the children of Sheth," the Revised Version (British and American) "the sons of tumult." According to the King James Version rendering, the name of an unknown race mentioned in Balaam's parable (Numbers 24:17).

S. F. Hunter

SETH [Thompson Chain Reference]