Gen 4:25

4:25 knew his wife. See note on v. 1. The comparison and contrast with vv. 1, 17 signal the transition to the line of the godly offspring predicted in 3:15.

Seth. His name, derived from the Hebrew verb translated “appointed” (text note), expresses Eve’s faith that God would continue the covenant family in spite of death (3:15; cf. 3:20 note).