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Gabriel by GENZOMAN Gabriel by GENZOMAN
In Abrahamic religions, Gabriel (Hebrew: גַּבְרִיאֵל, Modern Gavriʼel Tiberian Gaḇrʼēl; Latin: Gabrielus; Greek: Γαβριήλ, Gabriēl; Arabic: جبريل, Jibrīl or جبرائيل Jibrail; Aramaic: Gabri-el, "strong man of God") is an angel who serves as a messenger from God. He first appears in the Book of Daniel in the Hebrew Bible. In some traditions he is regarded as one of the archangels, or as the angel of death. He is also known as Saint Gabriel to some Christian denominations.

Based on two passages in the Gospel of Luke, many Christians and Muslims believe Gabriel to have foretold the births of both John the Baptist and Jesus.

Islam further believes he was the medium through whom God revealed the Qur'an to Muhammad, and that he sent a message to most prophets, if not all, revealing their obligations. He is called the chief of the four favoured angels and the spirit of truth, and in some views is a personification of the Holy Spirit. Gabriel is also mentioned in Bah' Faith texts, specifically in Bah'u'llh's mystical work Seven Valleys.

PSCS/Bamboo/7 hours/Music: Magnificent - U2 (love that lyric!!)

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asari13 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
epic
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Chaoswolfstone Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
simply amazing
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Angeltrod519644 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014  Student Artist
I`m impressed but does he really used a sword from the past. I mean I never recalled him fighting, or having a sword when he holds a staff through the ancient paintings but then again, this is your art and I should respect that. So sorry about that. Still it`s very good art. 
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xXCamper61Xx Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Student General Artist
His horn, is it there
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Kn1ghtGr3y Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014
awesome work
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alpine1000 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014
impressive
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ApusDeSoare Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014
your work is perfect:)
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Arielslr Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Let me marry your art plz...
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SundayComicBooks Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014
Cool.
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Ramman05 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2013
Cool! :D
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