About This Surah
A Meccan sura. The practice of cheating appears to have been prevalent in Mecca, and is strongly condemned here and elsewhere in the Qur’an (e.g. n: 84-8; 7: 85). In the sura, the fate of the cheats and disbelievers is contrasted with the delight in store for the good.
Source: The Qur’an (Oxford World’s Classics) by M. A. S. Abdel Haleem (Amazon Kindle Edition)