For this verse, Shaykh Tabarsi 2 explains the expression "liyudhhirahu `ala al-dini kullihi" ("to proclaim it over all religion") as the fact that he will make Islam, with all its arguments and proofs, dominate over all the religions. He then reports some views that he does not reject :
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2 Majma' al-Bayan, Vol. 23, p.175
- Some of the commentators said that Islam would be victorious over all the religions by means of propagation and development and success throughout the lands.
- Some of the commentators said that all this would happen at the time of the reappearance of the Mahdi when no other religion will remain on earth except Islam.