Gabael (man in Media)
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gabael of Media
Gabael of Media (Γαβάηλος, Gabaēlos). 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.
Gabael, Father of Aduel
Gabael, Father of Aduel (Γαβαήλ, Gabaēl). Ancestor of Tobit and son of Raphael (Tobit 1:1).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gabael (Person)
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
GABAEL<gab’-a-el> ([Γαβαήλ, Gabael]; Vulgate (Jerome’s Latin Bible, 390-405 A.D.) “Gabelus”):1. An ancestor of Tobit (Tobit 1:1).2. A poor Jew of Rages, a city of Media, to whom Tobit lent ten talents of silver (1:14). The money was restored to Tobit in the time of his distress through his
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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
GABAEL, gabʹā̇-el (Γαβαήλ, Gaboḗl; Vulg “Gabelus”):(1) An ancestor of Tobit (Tob 1:1).(2) A poor Jew of Rages, a city of Media, to whom Tobit lent ten talents of silver (1:14). The money was restored to Tobit in the time of his distress through his son Tobias, whom the angel Raphael led to Gabael
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Gabael [gab-i-el] (1) an ancestor of Tobit (Tob. 1:1) (2) the brother (or son) of Gabrias; the man whom Tobias entrusted with the money he had recovered; he returned it to Tobias and Sarah at their marriage feast (Tob. 9:2)
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
GABAEL gab´ay-uhl [Γαβαήλ Gabaēl]. Son of Gabreas and brother of Gabri from the region of Rages in Media (Tob 1:14; 4:20). Tobit entrusts him with the care of ten talents of silver (Tob 1:14), which he later sends his son Tobias to reclaim (Tob 5:3). See TOBIT, BOOK OF.
See also
Gabrei Brother
Gabrei Relative