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Nabī


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Prophet; one who announces. Person called by God to communicate a divinely given message in the form of general moral teachings to humankind and the unseen world of spirits. Expresses the communicative nature of prophethood, rather than the emissary function of delivering a message in specific language (the role of rasul). The message is exemplified in the nabi's life.

See also Rasul

Subjects: Religion.


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