Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
— St. Matthew, v. 5.
The earth is the Lord's and the fullness thereof, the world and they that dwell therein.
— Psalms, XXIV., i.
Thus saith the Lord, . . . I will return and have compassion on them, and will bring them again, every man to his heritage and every man to his land.
— Jeremiah, XII., 14-15.