- a prophet.
Origin of nabi
First recorded in 1875–80, nabi is from the Arabic word nabī
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Examples from the Web for nabi
A protest was held at Nabi Saleh last Tuesday as well, but that time, live fire was used.Violence in Nabi Saleh
Emily L. Hauser
July 23, 2013
The story about Nabi Saleh was framed in the context of a Palestinian village testing “the limits of unarmed resistance.”Obvious Flaw of Times 'Third Intifada' Story
March 19, 2013
The word Nabi, 'prophet,' was in use in the time of Moses, or Abraham.The Bible: what it is
Now, returning to the oracle, we find that Moses is not a prophet or nabi in this sense.
We pushed on as soon as possible over the road between Nabi and Kuti, which I have already described.In the Forbidden Land
Arnold Henry Savage Landor
The root of the Hebrew word for prophet—Nabi, said to mean a bubbling up—confirms this view.Bible Studies
Joseph M. Wheeler
He had also been the nabi of Moses when the two went to Pharaoh with their demand on behalf of Israel.