Al-Nabi Shayth

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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 is also the home town of Abbas al-Musawi former Hezbollah leader and influential shia cleric. 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 Muhammad. A descendant of the Prophet is called a Sayyid.

Recent Events[edit]

During the Syrian civil war three rockets from Syria hit this town on 13 March, 2014.[1]


  1. ^ Naharnet Newsdesk. "3 New Rockets Hit Outskirts of Bekaa's al-Nabi Sheet". Naharnet. Retrieved 3 June 2015.