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Divine right to land
Concepts of a divine right to land or territory.
Key passages
Ge 17:8

And I will give to you and to your offspring after you the land in which you are living as an alien, all the land of Canaan, as an everlasting property. And I will be to them as God.”

Ge 26:3–4

Dwell as an alien in this land, and I will be with you, and will bless you, for I will give all these lands to you and to your descendants, and I will establish the oath that I swore to Abraham your father. And I will multiply your descendants like the stars of heaven, and I will give to your …

Wis 12:3–7

For also the old inhabitants of your holy land, hating them because of their hostile practices, works of sorceries and unholy rites, and merciless murderer of children, and a feast of eating the entrails of human flesh and blood from initiates from the midst of an …

Sir 46:8

And they, being two, were preserved from six hundred thousand infantry to lead them into an inheritance, into a land flowing with milk and honey.

1 Esd 8:82–83

And now what shall we say, O Lord, having these things? They have transgressed your ordinances which you gave by the hand of your servants the prophets, saying, ‘Because the land into which you are entering to take possession is a land stained with the pollution of the foreigners of the land, and …