Abu Dawud Book 2, Hadith Number 1353.Abu Dawud Book 2. Prayer Chapter : On the number of rakahs of the prayer at night. Narated By Sa’id b. Jubair : Ibn ‘Abbas told me: He (the Prophet) got up and prayed eight rak’ahs in pairs, and then observed witr with five rak’ahs and he did not sit between them. Related Previous Post Abu Dawud Book 2, Hadith Number 1354. Next Post Abu Dawud Book 2, Hadith Number 1352.