A number of oblique references to the Eyptian god Seth have been found in the description of the hippopotamus (Behemoth) in the Book of Job.
Seth (Σηθ) is the Greek transcription of Eg. Stḫ, son of Geb and Nut, and brother and rival of Osiris. According to the Osiris mythology, known from allusions in Egyptian ritual texts and in its full-fledged form from the account of Plutarch (ca. 60–120 ce), Seth is responsible for the untimely death of Osiris. The son of Osiris, Horus, avenges his …