Happy Birthday Gabriel Personalized Card
– Happy birthday to you Gabriel! I wish you a very special day, sending this Happy Birthday Gabriel personalized card to you. Dear Gabriel, I wish you a bright and beautiful da on your special day. This named card was specially designed for Gabriel’s birthday.
Gabriel Given Name Meaning & History
GENDER: Masculine, USAGE: French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Catalan, English, Romanian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek.
PRONOUNCED: GA-BREE-YEL (French), ga-BRYEL (Spanish), GA-bree-el (German, Classical Latin), GAHB-ree-el (Finnish), GAY-bree-əl (English), GAB-ryel (Polish). This name has been used occasionally in England since the 12th century. It was not common in the English-speaking world until the end of the 20th century. From the Hebrew name Gavri’el) meaning “God is my strong man”, derived from gever “strong man, hero” and ‘El “God”. Gabriel was one of the seven archangels in Hebrew tradition, often appearing as a messenger of God. In the Old Testament, he is sent to interpret the visions of the prophet Daniel, while in the New Testament he serves as the announcer of the births of John to Zechariah and Jesus to Mary.
Gabriel is mentioned in the Bible once in the Old Testament and once in the New. In the Old Testament, he appears to the prophet Daniel, delivering explanations of Daniel’s visions (Daniel 8:15–26, 9:21–27). In the Gospel of Luke, Gabriel appears to the Virgin Mary and to Zechariah, foretelling the births of Jesus and John the Baptist, respectively (Luke 1:11–38). The feast day of the Archangel Gabriel is traditionally celebrated by the Catholic Church on September 29 and by the Orthodox Church on November 8.
It is known in other cultures as well. In Islam, he is an archangel associated with the revelation of the Qur’an. According to Islamic tradition, he was the angel who dictated the Qur’an to Muhammad. Gabriel originates in the Hebrew language and means “God’s bravest man’. So, it has been used as a masculine given name for centuries and in different spellings all over the world. In the Bible, Gabriel is an Archangel, a messenger between God and humans. Gabriel functions as a surname as well, the famous bearer being Peter Gabriel, an English musician. Famous Gabriels: Gabriel Garcia Marquez – author, Gabriel Byrne – actor, Gabriel Carpenter – actor, Gabriel Harvey – author.