Meaning:God's able-bodied one; hero of God
In the Bible, the angel Gabriel makes house calls as a messenger of God. In the Old Testament, he visits Daniel to interpret Daniel’s visions and deliver a prophecy. In the New Testament, Gabriel brings good news to Zechariah and announces that his wife, Elizabeth, will give birth to John the Baptist. Later, Gabriel tells Mary about the birth of Jesus. Gabriel is considered one of three archangels (Michael and Rafael are the others). Celebrity parents include Jason Alexander, Daniel Day-Lewis and Isabelle Adjani, Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall, Meredith Vieira, and Mia Farrow.
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- Gabriel ArenasSoccer Player
- Gabriel Garcia MarquezAuthor
- Gabriel LandeskogHockey Player
- Gabriel MachtActor
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