I see no contradiction here.
The first hadith was narrated by ibn Umar, with no indication that Umar or Abu Bakr were even present to hear it. The second hadith being discussed is narrated by multiple narrators, in meaning if not verbatim. The most obvious explanation is that these are simply two different statements said at two different times to two ...
One of the beauties of the quran is the language. The meaning of adna al-ard (Arabic: أَدْنَى الْأَرْضِ) is homonymous. That is what makes the quran over time a miracle by itself.
May God Bless you.
﴿قَدْ كَانَ لَكُمْ ءَايَةٌ﴾
(There has already been a sign for you) meaning, O Jews, who said what you said! You have an Ayah, meaning proof, that Allah will make His religion prevail, award victory to His Messenger, make His Word apparent and His religion the highest.
(In the two armies) meaning, two camps,