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Gabael

GABAEL

gab'-a-el (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 (Tobit 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 at Rages (Tobit 1:14; 4:1,20; 5:6; 6:9; 10:2).


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'GABAEL'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.