American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
A principal angel. He was sent to the prophet Daniel to explain his vision; also to Zacharias, to announce to him the future birth of John the Baptist, Daniel 8:16 9:21 Luke 1:11,19 . Six months afterwards, he was sent to Nazareth, to the Virgin Mary, Luke 1:26-38 .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Gabriel'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/g/gabriel.html. 1859.