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Seth \Seth\, prop. n. (Egyptian Mythology) An evil beast-headed god with high square ears and a long snout; his was the brother and murderer of Osiris. Called also Set


Set \Set\, prop. n. (Egyptian Mythology) An evil beast-headed god with high square ears and a long snout; his was the brother and murderer of Osiris. Called also Seth

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

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.


Seth ( Hebrew: , Standard Šet, Tiberian Šēṯ; (Sheeth); placed; appointed"), in Judaism, Christianity, Mandaeism, and Islam, was the third son of Adam and Eve and brother of Cain and Abel, who were the only other of their children mentioned by name in the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible). According to , Seth was born after Abel's murder, and Eve believed God had appointed him as a replacement for Abel.

Seth (disambiguation)

Seth may refer to:

Seth (cartoonist)

Seth is the pen name of Gregory Gallant (born September 16, 1962), a Canadian cartoonist best known for his series Palookaville and his mock- autobiographical graphic novel It's a Good Life, If You Don't Weaken (1996).

Seth draws in a style influenced by the classic cartoonists of The New Yorker. His work is highly nostalgic, especially for the early-to-mid-20th Century period, and of Southern Ontario. His work also shows a great depth and breadth of knowledge of the history of comics and cartooning.

Seth (comics)

Seth, in comics, may refer to:

  • Seth (Marvel Comics), a Marvel Comics villain based on the Egyptian god
  • Seth, a Wildstorm character who appeared in the Authority storylines " Brave New World" and " Transfer Of Power"
  • Seth, a character from the X-Men
  • Seth Voder, a DC Comics character who appeared in Batman stories

It may also refer to a number of comic creators:

  • Seth (cartoonist), a comics writer and artist known for works like Palookaville
  • Seth Fisher, a comic book artist known for his work at DC
  • Seth Damoose, an American comic artist
Seth (Misfits)

Seth is a fictional character from the British Channel 4 science fiction comedy-drama Misfits, portrayed by Matthew McNulty. Seth first appears in the Christmas special as a guest character. McNulty knew it was a possibility he may be brought back but did not know for definite until a month before he began filming series three. McNulty explained that Seth is a " plot tool" and is a used by the writers to help continue changing the show through his ability to deal powers, moving them to and from others which was born out of Seth's job as a drug dealer. The character "has to be a bit ruthless at times" but is a "nice guy" who "wants to do the right thing". McNulty explained Seth is "a level-headed, straight thinking guy" and helps the group when things "get a little too far out of hand", driving the situation towards the right resolution "because he’s pretty much a straight-laced character".

Usage examples of "seth".

Not so that Alan would protect her, but so that Seth would be able to find her.

It disturbed Laura to see the faint bickering that occurred these days between Rhoda and Seth over trifles that normally both would have ignored.

Cecile said after an evening when the bickering between Rhoda and Seth had become almost hostile.

As always she was uncomfortable listening to the mild bickering between Seth and Rhoda, even while she understood the tensions under which they both lived these days.

Christine Marshall, Clint and Lori Smith, Kevin and Laura Smith, Jim and Paula Huffinan, Harper and Connie Wren, Jim and Debbie Riordan, Steve and Donna Blinn, Tony and Janey Marzulli, Carrie Rudiselle, Barry and Terry Santavy, Nate and Shirley Lyndsay, Manolo and Virginia Lopez, Fin and Adrian Johnston, Kelly and Kathy Higgins, Brian and Suzy Neuman, David and Terri Schaal, Seth and Karen Semkin, Andy Flamard and special thanks to my manager Kathy Horn!

Seth Flint, it was possible to see the basic falseness of their relation towards life everywhere around them.

Seth Stevens jerked hisn loose on the ground, but schoolmaster stood by himself, and folded hisn up like ma makes me fold mine at night.

KEN FOLLETT lowance Seth gave her that she bad been living on all these years.

I shift it this way: Seth Warburton, next door but one, has got half a dozen of my obs saddled on him.

Seth would have liked to rest and digest it, but Rame gave him no time for that.

Seth was nervous about this, not sure what monsters might slither through such reaches, but Rame seemed unconcerned.

Seth had to slow down to help Rame, whose hoofs were not made for climbing any more than for hard rock.

Seth wondered whether the woman had had to change in front of the guard, as he and Rame had, and what her reaction might have been to that.

The two others might have been known before, but neither Rame nor Seth himself had given their names.

Seth remembered the fight he and Rame had had with the smaller valley trolls, who had thought they had the advantage because of their numbers.