As-Suyooti reports that some have said that the sword verse abrogated 60:11, others said 60:11 was not abrogated and yet others said 8:41 abrogated 60:11. We discuss the sword verse in another topic
, so we'll focus on 8:41 here.
is claimed to have been abrogated by
Al-Khazraji, in his book نفس الصباح في غريب القرآن وناسخه ومنسوخه, volume 2, page 711, attributes the claim to Ibn Salaama and Ibn Al`Arabi. He tells the circumstance of revelation. Umm Al-Hakam bint Abi-Sufyaan reverted to polytheism and fled to Mecca. She was married to `Yaadh ibn Ghanam who was devastated by it. The Prophet (PBUH) gave him from the booty equal to his dowry. Ibn Shihaab said that practice stopped the day of the triumphant return to Mecca.
Qataada said the abrogating was the sword verse