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Prophets and Prophethood
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Those individuals who receive divine revelation and their collective vocation. In Arabic (as in Hebrew), the word for “prophet” is nabī, plural nabiyyūn and anbiyāʾ. These forms…

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Rubin, Uri, “Prophets and Prophethood”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Johanna Pink, University of Freiburg. Consulted online on 19 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_q3_EQCOM_00160>

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