Posted on 06/28/2012 by __socrates

NABI نبي
A Prophet. One who has received direct inspiration (wahy) by means of an angel, or by the inspiration of the heart (ilham); or has seen the thing of God in a dream. (Vide Kitabu ‘t-Ta’rifat). A rasul, or “messenger,” is one who has received a book through the angel Gabriel. [PROPHETS.]

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam