Seth

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Son of Adam and Eve, born after the death of Abel, and father of Enos. His name signifies “appointed”; God thus continued the line of Abel, whom Cain slew, through the appointment of Seth. Hence, in Genesis 4:25-2625And 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. 26And 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 4:25‑26) it is said in connection with Seth, “Then began men to call upon the name of the Lord.” This is immediately followed by “This is the book of the generations of Adam,” giving the lineage through Seth and his descendants, and making no mention of Cain and his descendants. From Seth the genealogy is traced to Noah, and the flood swept away all else (Gen. 5:3-83And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth: 4And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred years: and he begat sons and daughters: 5And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years: and he died. 6And Seth lived an hundred and five years, and begat Enos: 7And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters: 8And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years: and he died. (Genesis 5:3‑8); Luke 3:3838Which was the son of Enos, which was the son of Seth, which was the son of Adam, which was the son of God. (Luke 3:38)). He is called SHETH in 1 Chronicles 1:11Adam, Sheth, Enosh, (1 Chronicles 1:1).