The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gabrias (Γαβρίας, Gabrias). The brother or father of Gabael (Tobit 1:14; 4:20). The relationship between Gabrias and Gabael is uncertain in the book of Tobit.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gabrias (Person)
GABRIAS (PERSON) [Gk Gabrias (Γαβριας)]. Described as the brother of Gabael in Tob 1:14, but as his father in 4:20. Gabrias is referred to as Gabri in the Sinaiticus text of the Book of Tobit. Comparing the relationship between Huri (1 Chr 5:14) and Ben Hur (1 Kgs 4:8), Zimmerman conjectures that Gabri
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Gabrias gāʹbrē-əs [Gk. Gabrias]. In Tob. 1:14 he is described as the brother of Gabael, but in 4:20 as Gabael’s father.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Gabri, Gabrias
GABRI, GABRIAS* Brother or father of Gabael. The genitive case of the original does not make the exact relationship certain; it simply specifies that there is a relationship (Tb 1:14; 4:20).See also Gabael #2.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gabrias (Gk. Gabriás)The brother (Tob. 1:14) or father (4:20) of Gabael 2.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gabrias [gāˊbrĭ əs] (Gk. Gabrias).* The brother (Tob. 1:14) or son (4:20) of Gabael 2.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
GABRIAS<ga’-bri-as> ([Γαβρίας, Gabrias]): Brother of GABAEL (which see). In Tobit 4:20 he is described as his father. The readings are uncertain.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Gabri, Gabrias
Gabri, Gabrias gay’bri, gay’bree-uhs (Γαβριας, possibly “[strong] man of Yahweh”). The brother or father of a certain Gabael with whom Tobit deposited ten talents of silver (Tob. 1:14 [NRSV, “Gabri”]; 4:20 [NRSV, “Gabrias”]; Codex Sinaiticus reads Gabri in both passages).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
GABRIAS, gāʹbri-as (Γαβρίας, Gabrías): Brother of Gabael (q.v.). In Tob 4:20 he is described as his father. The readings are uncertain.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
GABRIAS gay´bree-uhs [Γαβριάς Gabrias]. Also spelled Gabri. He appears as the brother of GABAEL in Tob 1:14, but is later described as his father (4:20).
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