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Sunan Abi Dawood 3216
The tradition mentioned above has also been transmitted by Humaid b. Hilal with a different chain of transmitters and to the same effect. This version adds:

"And deepen (the graves)."
حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو صَالِحٍ، - يَعْنِي الأَنْطَاكِيَّ - أَخْبَرَنَا أَبُو إِسْحَاقَ، - يَعْنِي الْفَزَارِيَّ - عَنِ الثَّوْرِيِّ، عَنْ أَيُّوبَ، عَنْ حُمَيْدِ بْنِ هِلاَلٍ، بِإِسْنَادِهِ وَمَعْنَاهُ زَادَ فِيهِ ‏
"‏ وَأَعْمِقُوا ‏"‏ ‏.‏

Classification

Sahih (Authentic)

References

• Sunan Abi Dawood 3216
• Sunan Abi Dawood Vol. 3, Book of Funerals (Kitab Al-Janaiz), Hadith 3210
• Sunan Abi Dawood, Book of Funerals (Kitab Al-Janaiz), Hadith 3210