Sunan Ibn Majah, Chapter: The Book of Fasting

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From: Sunan Ibn Majah
Chapter No. 9, The Book of Fasting
Hadith No: 1713
Narrated/Authority of Abu Qatadah
"Umar bin Khattab said: 'O Messenger of Allah! What about a person who fasts two days and does not fast one day?' He said: 'Is anyone able to do that?' He said: 'O Messenger of Allah! What about a person who fasts one day and not the next?' He said: 'That is the fast of Dawud.' He said: 'What about a man who fasts one day and does not fast the next two days?' He said: 'I wish that I were given the ability to do that.'" Sahih

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