Examples from the Web for gabriel
Gabriel is having a very difficult time completely reconciling his faith with his own behavior and the state of the world.‘Walking Dead’ Showrunner Scott Gimple Teases ‘Darker, Weirder’ Times Ahead|Melissa Leon|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I really turned on in particular to James Joyce, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and Günter Grass.James Patterson Goes Full ‘Fahrenheit 451’ With Burning Book Video|William O’Connor|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gabriel Pedreira, a spokesman for United Against a Nuclear Iran, opposed any legislation to transfer federal land to Rio Tinto.
Gabriel Weston is an ear, nose and throat surgical specialist.Doctors Can Write More Than Prescriptions: The Best Books by Doctors|Gabriel Weston|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gabriel has also warned that a practicing Muslim “cannot be a loyal citizen to the United States of America.”The Heritage Hate Panel Features Two Leading Islamophobes|Dean Obeidallah|June 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Things are as you say, and even worse than you say, Gabriel.The Air Trust|George Allan England
What took place at the interview between Gabriel and his father, Dr Graham never knew; and indeed never sought to know.The Bishop's Secret|Fergus Hume
The angel of perfection, the beautiful angel Gabriel, often sings in my heart.Honorine|Honore de Balzac
On this last round Gabriel slowed down considerably and in spite of all Shirleys urging he refused to increase his pace.The Blue Grass Seminary Girls' Vacation Adventures|Carolyn Judson Burnett
As the last carriage drove away, Sir Miles beckoned to Gabriel, and bade him follow him into his room.Lucretia, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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Word Origin and History for gabriel
masc. proper name, also name of an Old Testament angel, from Hebrew Gabhri el, literally "man of God," from gebher "man" + El "God." First element is from base of verb gabhar "was strong" (cf. Arabic jabr "strong, young man;" jabbar "tyrant").
Culture definitions for gabriel
An angel in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim systems of belief. He is usually represented in the Bible (see also Bible) as a messenger from God, bearing God's word to the Israelites and appearing to Mary, the mother of Jesus, at the Annunciation. Gabriel also revealed the sacred laws of the Koran to Muhammad.