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In the Bible, the third son of Adam and Eve.
Seth 2(sĕth) also Set (sĕt)
The ancient Egyptian god of storms and chaos who murdered his brother, Osiris. He is portrayed as a man with an animal's head.
[Greek Sēth, from Egyptian śtḫ, stẖ.]
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(Bible) Old Testament Adam's third son, given by God in place of the murdered Abel (Genesis 4:25)
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the third son of Adam. Gen. 4:25
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|Noun||1.||Seth - (Old Testament) third son of Adam and Eve; given by God in place of the murdered Abel|
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
|2.||Seth - evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris|
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