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|Remarks:||Seth in the Book of Genesis of the Hebrew Bible, is the third son of Adam and Eve mentioned by name, and brother of Cain and Abel. He was born after the slaying of Abel by Cain. |
Seth in the Hebrew Bible
Seth was the third son of Adam and Eve mentioned by name, for Adam "a son in his likeness and form" (Genesis 5:3). Seth was given by God in place of the murdered Abel. He had a son Enos at age 105 (Genesis 5:6) and lived 912 years (Genesis 5:8).
Per Rashi, Seth is the ancestor of Noah and hence the father of all mankind. According to Zohar 1:36b, Seth is "ancestor of all the Generations of the Tzaddikim" (righteous ones). Parshat Balak refers to "all of Seth's descendants" (Numbers 24:17).
Seth in the New Testament
Through Seth's line came Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, David and Joseph, earthly father of Jesus Christ. (See Luke 3:23-38 for a full genealogy)
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