Etymology
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Seth

masc. proper name, Biblical third son of Adam, literally "set, appointed," from Hebrew Sheth, from shith "to put, set." The Gnostic sect of Sethites (2c.) believed Christ was a reappearance of Seth, whom they venerated as the first spiritual man.

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Definitions of Seth

Seth (n.)
(Old Testament) third son of Adam and Eve; given by God in place of the murdered Abel;
Seth (n.)
evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris;
Synonyms: Set
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