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Seth (Hebrew: שת, Shēth; Arabic: شيث, Shīth; "placed, appointed"[1]) (Tammuz 130 AMJuly 3873 BC
Tammuz 130 AM
-Tammuz 1042 AMJuly 2961 BC
Tammuz 799 He
Tammuz 1042 AM
) was the son of Adam and Eve, and the 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: Cain and 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 105 years old (235 AM),[3] and lived to be 912 years11,279.866 mon
333,101.069 da
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
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