The angel Gabriel appears in Biblical verses from the books Daniel, Luke, and Romans. The character serves as a messenger to God in the mythology, relaying information to other characters. The name Gabriel means "man of God."
In the Old Testament book of Daniel, Gabriel helped Daniel interpret his dream. The 26th verse of the first chapter of the book of Luke describes how Gabriel is sent by God to talk to Zechariah about the birth of his son, John the Baptist . In the book of Romans, verse 13, God talks about the power that angels like Gabriel wield to kill and destroy.