What does Gabriel mean?

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ˈgeɪ bri əlGabriel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Gabriel(noun)

    (Bible) the archangel who was the messenger of God


  1. Gabriel(ProperNoun)


  2. Gabriel(ProperNoun)

    An archangel associated with carrying messages from God

  3. Gabriel(ProperNoun)

    An angel associated with the revelation of the Qur'an


  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 pronounce Gabriel?

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How to say Gabriel in sign language?

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  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. Swordfish:

    Gabriel Well...life is stranger than fiction sometimes.

  2. Swordfish:

    Gabriel Oh come on Stan Not everything ends the way you think it should Besides, audiences love happy endings.

  3. 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.

  4. Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh:

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

  5. Joe Kaeser:

    I don't believe that Mr Gabriel has a concern, as Economy Minister, he's looking out for his country... in that sense, it's quite natural that he should look at alternatives.

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