King James Bible Dictionary



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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

Champion of God, used as a proper name to designate the angel who was sent to Daniel (8:16) to explain the vision of the ram and the he-goat, and to communicate the prediction of the seventy weeks (Daniel 9:21-27).

He announced also the birth of John the Baptist (Luke 1:11), and of the Messiah (26). He describes himself in the words, "I am Gabriel, who stand in the presence of God" (1:19).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

God is my strength

Naves Topical Index

A messenger of God.

Appeared to Daniel
Daniel 8:16; Daniel 9:21

Appeared to Zacharias
Luke 1:11-19

Appeared to Mary
Luke 1:26-29

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(man of God), an angel sent by God to announce to Zacharias the birth of John the Baptist, and to Mary the birth of Christ. He was also sent to Daniel to explain his visions. (Daniel 8:16; 9:21)

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

GA'BRIELITES, noun In ecclesiastical history, a sect of anabaptists in Pomerania, so called from one Gabriel Scherling.