Morrish Bible Dictionary
The angel who was sent to Daniel to explain the vision he had seen of the ram and the he-goat, and to reveal to him the prophecy of the Seventy Weeks. Daniel calls him 'the man Gabriel,' and one that had 'the appearance of a man.' Daniel 8:15; Daniel 9:21 . He was also sent to Mary the mother of Jesus, and to Zacharias the father of John the Baptist, to foretell the birth of their sons. To Zacharias he said, "I am Gabriel that stand in the presence of God." Luke 1:19,26 .
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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Gabriel'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/g/gabriel.html. 1897.