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Seth (Hebrew: שת, Shēth; Arabic: شيث, Shīth; "Name means::placed, appointed"[1]) (Born::Tammuz 130 AM-Died::Tammuz 1042 AM) was the son of son of::Adam and son of::Eve, and the father of father of::Enos. He was born when Adam was 130 years old, i.e., in the summer of 130 Anno Mundi.[2] Seth had two named brothers: brother of::Cain and brother of::Abel.

"And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: 'For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.'" - Genesis 4:25

Seth is mentioned but a few times in the Bible, and each time his name is mentioned only as a part of a genealogy.

"And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enos: then began men to call upon the name of the LORD." - Genesis 4:26

Seth fathered his son Enos when he was Age of parenthood::105 years old (235 AM),[3] and lived to be Life span::912 years old (1042 AM).[4]

See Also


  1. Missler, Chuck. "Meaning of the Names in Genesis 5." Koinonia House Online. Accessed December 25, 2007.
  2. James Ussher, The Annals of the World, Larry Pierce, ed., Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2003 (ISBN 0890513600), pgh. 13
  3. Ussher, op. cit., pgh. 14
  4. Ussher, op. cit., pgh. 23