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Can someone shed some light on the variant below :

Ukaz, Majanna and Dhul-Majaz were marketplaces in the Pre-Islamic period of ignorance. When Islam came, Muslims felt that marketing there might be a sin. So, the Divine Inspiration came: "There is no harm for you to seek the bounty of your Lord (in the seasons of Hajj)." (2.198) Ibn `Abbas recited the Verse in this way. (Sahih al-Bukhari 2050 Book 34, Hadith 4)

Can this mode of recitation be considered abrogated?

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It is an irregular (شاذة) qira'a. It is to be interpreted as an explanatory addition (tafsir) by a sahabi, not part of the Quran itself.

Reference:

وقراءة بن عباس في مواسم الحج معدودة من الشاذ الذي صح إسناده وهو حجة وليس بقرآن

فهي على هذا من القراءة الشاذة وحكمها عند الأئمة حكم التفسير

— Fath al-Bari 4\290 , 3\595

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