Sheth in Easton's Bible Dictionary
tumult. (1.) "The children of Sheth" (Num. 24:17); R.V., "the
sons of tumult," which is probably the correct
there is no evidence that this is a proper name here.
(2.) The antediluvian patriarch (1 Chr. 1:1).
Sheth in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. Seth in 1 Chronicles 1:1.
2. Numbers 24:17 translated "destroy all the children
of tumult," i.e. Moab's fierce warriors (Exodus 15:15; Isaiah
15:4; Isaiah 16:6). Sheth is related to shaon in the parallel
"tumultuous ones," Hebrew "children of tumult" (Jeremiah
48:45); others make Sheth a Moabite king.
Sheth in Smiths Bible Dictionary
1. The patriarch Seth. 1Ch 1:1
2. In the Authorized Version of Nu 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.
Sheth Scripture - Numbers 24:17
I shall see him, but not now: I shall behold him, but not
nigh: there shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre
shall rise out of Israel, and shall smite the corners of Moab,
and destroy all the children of Sheth.