Origin of nabi
Examples from the Web for nabi
A protest was held at Nabi Saleh last Tuesday as well, but that time, live fire was used.
The story about Nabi Saleh was framed in the context of a Palestinian village testing “the limits of unarmed resistance.”
He had also been the nabi of Moses when the two went to Pharaoh with their demand on behalf of Israel.
The root of the Hebrew word for prophet—Nabi, said to mean a bubbling up—confirms this view.Bible Studies|Joseph M. Wheeler
The words that relate to him carefully distinguish between his illumination and that of the nabi.
Now, returning to the oracle, we find that Moses is not a prophet or nabi in this sense.
The word Nabi, 'prophet,' was in use in the time of Moses, or Abraham.The Bible: what it is|Charles Bradlaugh