Like many of the shorter surahs, the surah of the Unbelievers takes the form of an invocation, telling the reader something they must ask for or say aloud.
Here, the passage asks one to keep in mind the separation between belief and unbelief both in the past and the present, ending with the often cited line "To you your religion, and to me mine". Although some view this as an argument against religious intolerance, others see it as a more time-specific revelation, warning the newly founded Muslim minority in Mecca against being induced by the Quraish Arab tribe majority to collude with disbelievers.
It was revealed in Mecca when the Muslims were persecuted by the polytheists of Mecca. As for the esteem in which Muhammad held this surah, it can be judged from the following few hadith:.
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