What does Gabriel mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Gabriel(noun)

    (Bible) the archangel who was the messenger of God

Wiktionary

  1. Gabriel(ProperNoun)

    An archangel associated with carrying messages from God

  2. Gabriel(ProperNoun)

    An angel associated with the revelation of the Qur'an

  3. Gabriel(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from Hebrew.

    Yea, it seems to me not fit for Christian humility to call a man Gabriel or Michael, giving the names of angels to the sons of mortality.

    Etymology: From Latin Gabriel, from Ancient Greek Γαβρῑήλ ( Gabrīḗl ) , from Hebrew גַּבְרִיאֵל‎ ( gaḇrīʾḗl , " God is my strong man") , from גֶּבֶר‎ ( géver , " strong man, hero") and אֵל‎ ( ʾēl , " God, deity") , from Proto-Semitic *ʾil-.

  4. Gabriel(ProperNoun)

    An archangel associated, in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, with carrying messages from God.

    Etymology: From Latin Gabriel, from Ancient Greek Γαβρῑήλ ( Gabrīḗl ) , from Hebrew גַּבְרִיאֵל‎ ( gaḇrīʾḗl , " God is my strong man") , from גֶּבֶר‎ ( géver , " strong man, hero") and אֵל‎ ( ʾēl , " God, deity") , from Proto-Semitic *ʾil-.

  5. Gabriel(ProperNoun)

    A patronymic surname.

    Etymology: From Latin Gabriel, from Ancient Greek Γαβρῑήλ ( Gabrīḗl ) , from Hebrew גַּבְרִיאֵל‎ ( gaḇrīʾḗl , " God is my strong man") , from גֶּבֶר‎ ( géver , " strong man, hero") and אֵל‎ ( ʾēl , " God, deity") , from Proto-Semitic *ʾil-.

Freebase

  1. Gabriel

    In Abrahamic religions, Gabriel is an angel who typically serves as a messenger sent from God to certain people. In the Bible, Gabriel is mentioned in both the Old and New Testament. In the Old Testament, he appeared to the prophet Daniel, delivering explanations of Daniel's visions. In the Gospel of Luke, Gabriel appeared to Zecharias, and to the virgin Mary foretelling the births of John the Baptist and Jesus, respectively. In the Book of Daniel, he is referred to as "the man Gabriel", while in the Book of Luke, Gabriel is referred to as "an angel of the Lord". Gabriel is not called an archangel in the Bible, but is so called in Intertestamental period sources like the Book of Enoch. In the Roman Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran, Eastern and Oriental Orthodox churches, the archangels Michael, Raphael, and Gabriel are considered saints. In Islam, Gabriel revealed the Qur'an to the Prophet Muhammad, over a period of 23 years.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Gabriel

    an angel, one of the seven archangels, "the power of God," who is represented in the traditions of both the Jews and the Moslems as discharging the highest functions, and in Christian tradition as announcing to the Virgin Mary her election of God to be the mother of the Messiah; he ranks fully higher among Moslems than Jews.

  2. Gabriel

    a French architect, born in Paris (1710-1782).

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How to say Gabriel in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gabriel in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gabriel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Gabriel in a Sentence

  1. Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh:

    After my meeting with Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel it looks like the last problems will be able to be solved quickly.

  2. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble:

    SPD chairman Sigmar Gabriel wants that (reform) too and is urging the SPD state leaders to push it through quickly.

  3. Gabriel Sakellaridis:

    There should not be an expectation on the part of institutions... that the government will back down on everything, when Gabriel Sakellaridis negotiate, there should be mutual concessions.

  4. Kelsey Grammer:

    My youngest son James is walking and talking and eating all the time, and my 4-year-old Gabriel is starting to figure out stuff. They discover things every day. It’s wonderful.

  5. Sheriff Chad Chronister:

    This is a prime example of the dangerous environment deputies willingly go into every day in order to keep violent people like Michler Gabriel off of our streets, i will not tolerate anyone who would have such a lack of respect for another human being, especially for someone who selflessly serves the citizens of Hillsborough County, Chronister continued. While I am thankful that the deputy involved was not seriously hurt, we will make sure that Gabriel is prosecuted to the fullest extent for his actions.

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