St Gabriel Battery Candle (The Arcangel for the Good News)
St Gabriel Arcangel Good in the Abrahamic religions, Gabriel (/ˈɡeɪbriəl/). An archangel who appears in the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, and the Quran.
In the Hebrew Bible, Gabriel appears to the prophet Daniel to explain his visions (Daniel 8:15–26, 9:21–27). The archangel also appears in the Book of Enoch and other ancient Jewish writings. Alongside the archangel Michael, Gabriel described as the guardian angel of Israel. Defending its people against the angels of the other nations. Gabriel also translated as “strength of God” in some languages.
Annunciation of Gabriel by Jan van Eyck, 1434
The Gospel of Luke relates the stories of the Annunciation. In which the angel Gabriel appears to Zechariah and the Virgin Mary. Foretelling the births of John the Baptist and Jesus, respectively (Luke 1:11–38). Many Christian traditions—including Anglicanism, Eastern Orthodoxy, and Roman Catholicism—revere Gabriel as a saint.
Islam regards Gabriel as an archangel sent by God to various prophets, including Muhammad. The first five verses of the Al-Alaq, the 96th chapter of the Quran, believed by Muslims to have been the first verses revealed by Gabriel to Muhammad.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hold that the angel Gabriel is the same individual as the prophet Noah.
According to one ancient Gnostic manuscript, the Holy Book of the Great Invisible Spirit, Gabriel a divine being and inhabitant of the Pleroma who existed prior to the Demiurge.
Yazidis consider Gabriel one of the Seven Mysteries, the heptad to which God entrusted the world, and sometimes identified with the archangel Melek Taus.