Ibn Hazm Al-Andalusi claimed that
was abrogated by
Ibn Salaama echoes the claim and uses for evidence a fabricated hadeeth that has been circulated in the literature with little scrutiny, even by exegetes, says Dr. Az-Zalmi. The phony hadeeth says that the Prophet (PBUH) started reciting Chapter 53 (Soorat An-Najm) until he got to
then, the fake hadeeth alleges, instead of saying the next verse,
he said instead, "تلك الغرانيق العلى وشفاعتهم ترتجى" (Those are the high prizes and their intercession is hoped for). The fake hadeeth continues to say that when the polytheist heard that they prostrated, except Al-Waleed ibn Al-Mugheera (or in another report Abu-Usayha Sa`eed Al-`Aasi). Then, the fake hadeeth says Gabriel came and corrected the Prophet!
Dr. Az-Zalmi then talks about how orientalists and antagonists, such as Salman Rushdi, have capitalized on this bogus hadeeth. Dr. Az-Zalmi says that a number of exegetes and other scholars did point out how that alleged hadeeth is a fake, such as Al-Qurtubi, Judge `Iyaadh, Abu-Bakr Ar-Raazi and An-Nahhaas. Al-Qurtubi and Ar-Raazi said the narration is unauthentic. An-Nahhaas said the narration comes from Al-Waaqidi whom he discredits, and from Qataada and from Az-Zuhri by way of Abu-Bakr ibn Abdir-Rahmaan ibn Al-Haarith ibn Hishaam. None of the narrations are recognized by scholars of the Hadeeth and all of them are disconnected, i.e., do not end with a narration from a Sahaabi of something he heard the Prophet say or see him do.
While it is scholarly obvious that the alleged hadeeth is a fake, not to mention weird, it actually does not prove the abrogation claim! The claimants forgot the verse that immediately comes after 87:6,
Thus, theoretically, if God wanted the Prophet (PBUH) to forget some verses, He would have caused him to forget them.
Besides, 22:58 speaks of a wish, not a verse. Thus, what Satan throws goes into the wish and does not affect revelation, so where is the conflict? Other than the fake hadeeth, there is no evidence that the Prophet (PBUH) expressed any corrupted wish publicly.See also
this related topic: Did 87:6 abrogate 20:114?