|This article does not cite any references or sources. (September 2007)|
Al-Nabi Sheeth is a village in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon. "Al-Nabi Sheeth" is an Arabic word, it means "Seth the prophet". The village was called by that name because it is considered to contain the burial site of Seth son of Adam. A mosque was built on the burial site and it contains the grave of Seth inside the mosque. (A rival tradition placed Seth's tome in the Palestinian village of Bashshit).
The village of Al-Nabi Sheeth is predominantly inhabited by people with the surnames Al-Musawi and Chokr, Al-Helbawi; families being well known for being descendents of the Prophet Muhammad. A descendant of the Prophet is called a Sayyid. Now the Sayyid families also have Muslim members living in the vicinity of the village.
|This Lebanon location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|