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Sunan Abu Dawud / Hadith 5238

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Sunan Abu Dawud
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Ahmad Hasan translation

The tradition mentioned above has also been transmitted by Ibn 'Ajilan through a different chain of narrators briefly. This version has:

He should give it a warning three times. If it appears to him after that, he should kill it, for it is a devil.

حَدَّثَنَا مُسَدَّدٌ، حَدَّثَنَا يَحْيَى، عَنِ ابْنِ عَجْلاَنَ، بِهَذَا الْحَدِيثِ مُخْتَصَرًا قَالَ ‏

"‏ فَلْيُؤْذِنْهُ ثَلاَثًا فَإِنْ بَدَا لَهُ بَعْدُ فَلْيَقْتُلْهُ فَإِنَّهُ شَيْطَانٌ ‏"

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