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Sunan Abi Dawood 3579
Abu Buradah reported the Prophet ﷺ as saying:

"We will never employ or we shall not employ (the narrator is doubtful) in our work one who wants it."
حَدَّثَنَا أَحْمَدُ بْنُ حَنْبَلٍ، حَدَّثَنَا يَحْيَى بْنُ سَعِيدٍ، حَدَّثَنَا قُرَّةُ بْنُ خَالِدٍ، حَدَّثَنَا حُمَيْدُ بْنُ هِلاَلٍ، حَدَّثَنِي أَبُو بُرْدَةَ، قَالَ قَالَ أَبُو مُوسَى قَالَ النَّبِيُّ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏
"‏ لَنْ نَسْتَعْمِلَ - أَوْ لاَ نَسْتَعْمِلُ - عَلَى عَمَلِنَا مَنْ أَرَادَهُ ‏"‏ ‏.‏

Classification

Sahih (Authentic)

References

• Sunan Abi Dawood 3579
• Sunan Abi Dawood Vol. 4, Book of The Office of the Judge, Hadith 3572
• Sunan Abi Dawood, Book of The Office of the Judge, Hadith 3572