Sheth

Sheth [N] [S]

tumult.

  • "The children of Sheth" ( Numbers 24:17 ); RSV, "the sons of tumult," which is probably the correct rendering, as there is no evidence that this is a proper name here.

  • The antediluvian patriarch ( 1 Chronicles 1:1 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Sheth". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Sheth [N] [E]

    (compensation ).

    1. The patriarch Seth. ( 1 Chronicles 1:1 )
    2. In the Authorized Version of ( Numbers 24:17 ) not a proper name, but there is reason to regard it as an appellative. Read instead of "the sons of Sheth." "the suns of tumult." Comp. ( Jeremiah 48:45 )

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Sheth'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    SHETH

    See SETH.


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    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'SHETH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.