Why The Meek Shall Inherit the Land In Psalms 37, the meek shall inherit the land is about land transfer. The inheritance occurs when the evil doers shall be cut off, while those to whom the land is promised wait for the Lord. Psa. 37:9. The time is short.  The eschatological shortened period sets forth the events in a little while. This phrase is used in Haggai with reference to the last days temple which the Lord would build and of which is attended by the shaking of heaven and earth. In the New testament it offers hope to the saints for ...