Gabael of Media
Gabael (man in Media)
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A man living in Media with whom Tobit left 10 talents of silver, which he later sent Tobias to fetch (Tobit 1:14; 4:1, 20; 5:6; 10:2). Either the son or brother of Gabrias.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
GABAEL (PERSON) [Gk Gabaēl (Γαβαηλ)]. 1. Ancestor of Tobit, described as a member of the tribe of Naphtali and mentioned in the opening genealogy of the book by the same name (Tob 1:1). Appealing to the Hebrew text of Tobit published by Fagius (HF), Simpson (APOT 1: 202) suggests that Gabael (Heb gĕbāhʾēl)
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
GABAEL1. Ancestor of Tobit and a member of the tribe of Naphtali (Tb 1:1).2. Brother or son of Gabrias and resident of Rages, a city in Media, with whom Tobit left in trust 10 talents of silver (Tb 1:14). Tobit later told his son Tobias about the money, and Tobias was led by the angel Raphael to Gabael
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gabael (Gk. Gabaḗl)1. A Naphtalite, an ancestor of Tobit (Tob. 1:1).2. A friend of Tobit and brother (or son) of Gabrias who lived at Rages in Media (Tob. 1:14). Tobit deposited 14 talents of silver with him and later sent his son Tobias to retrieve the money (Tob. 4:1, 20; 5:6; 10:2). Gabael returned
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Gabael gab’ay-uhl (Γαβαηλ, “God is lofty”). (1) Ancestor of Tobit (Tob. 1:1).(2) A relative of Tobit who lived in Rages of Media; he is described as brother (Tob. 1:14) or son (4:20) of Gabri (Gabrias). Tobit left ten talents of silver with Gabael for safekeeping. Later, having been prevented by political
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