Reference
ID 23851
Collector Ibn Majah
Book Sunan Ibn Majah
Chapter Chapters Regarding Funerals
Reference (English Book) Vol. 1, Book 6, Hadith 1566
Reference (Arabic Book) Book 6, Hadith 1633
Hadith Type Khabar
Grades
Darussalam Sahih
Isnad

Swyd bin Said narrates from Abdul Aziz bin Abi Hazim narrating from Abu Hazim narrating from Abu Hurairah.

Matn (English)

It was narrated from Abu Hurairah said: The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: “If one of you were to sit on a live coal that burns him, that would be better for him than if he were to sit on a grave.”

Matn (Arabic)

حَدَّثَنَا سُوَيْدُ بْنُ سَعِيدٍ، حَدَّثَنَا عَبْدُ الْعَزِيزِ بْنُ أَبِي حَازِمٍ، عَنْ سُهَيْلٍ، عَنْ أَبِيهِ، عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ، قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ـ صلى الله عليه وسلم ـ ‏ "‏ لأَنْ يَجْلِسَ أَحَدُكُمْ عَلَى جَمْرَةٍ تُحْرِقُهُ خَيْرٌ لَهُ مِنْ أَنْ يَجْلِسَ عَلَى قَبْرٍ ‏"‏ ‏.‏