SEV Biblia, Chapter 26:11 Y te alegrarás con todo el bien que el SEÑOR tu Dios te hubiere dado a ti y a tu casa, tú y el levita y el extranjero que está en medio de ti.
Clarke's Bible Commentary - Deuteronomy 26:11 Verse 11. Thou shalt rejoice] God intends that his followers shall be happy; that they shall eat their bread with gladness and singleness of heart, praising him. Those who eat their meat grudgingly, under the pretense of their unworthiness, &c., profane God's bounties and shall have no thanks for their voluntary humility.
Thou, and the Levite, and the stranger] They were to take care to share God's bounties among all those who were dependent on them. The Levite has no inheritance, let him rejoice with thee. The stranger has no home, let him feel thee to be his friend and his father.
John Gill's Bible Commentary Ver. 11. And thou shalt rejoice in every good [thing] , etc.] In all the blessings of goodness and mercies of life, which God in his kind providence had favoured them with: which the Lord thy God hath given unto thee, and unto thine house ; to them and their families, by which they were comfortably provided for: thou and the Levite, and the stranger that [is] among you ; by which it seems that not only a basket of firstfruits was brought and presented to the Lord, which is the perquisite of the priest, but there were others also brought, or bought with their money at Jerusalem, and a sort of a kept, which the Levite, and stranger or proselyte, of along with the owner; (see Deuteronomy 12:11,12 16:10,11); though Jarchi understands it of the Levite and stranger being obliged to bring the firstfruits: the Levite, he says, is bound to the firstfruits of the plants in the midst of his cities, though he had no part in the division of the land; and the same writer says, the stranger brings the firstfruits, but does not proclaim, because he cannot say, “which he sware to our fathers”, ( Deuteronomy 26:3); but it is said f472 , if his mother was an Israelitess he might proclaim; yea, Maimonides f473 says, on account of what is said of Abraham, ( Genesis 17:5); who is the father of the whole world; (see Romans 4:10,13); because mention is made of rejoicing; hence it is concluded, as Jarchi says, that the proclamation of the firstfruits was only made in the time of joy, from Pentecost unto the feast that a man gathers in his increase, and his fruits, and his wine, and his oil; though from that feast and onward he may bring, but not proclaim; to the same purpose, says the Misnah f474 , from Pentecost to the feast of tabernacles a man may bring the firstfruits, and proclaim; and even from the feast of tabernacles to the dedication of the temple, he may bring, but not proclaim; the reason given in Siphri is, because proclamation is only to be performed in time of joy--and the joy of the year is finished at the end of the feast of tabernacles, as in ( Leviticus 23:40).
Matthew Henry Commentary Verses 1-11 - When God has made good his promises to us, he expects we should own it to the honour of his faithfulness. And our creature comforts are doubl sweet, when we see them flowing from the fountain of the promise. The person who offered his first-fruits, must remember and own the mea origin of that nation, of which he was a member. A Syrian ready to perish was my father. Jacob is here called a Syrian. Their nation in its infancy sojourned in Egypt as strangers, they served there a slaves. They were a poor, despised, oppressed people in Egypt; an though become rich and great, had no reason to be proud, secure, or forgetful of God. He must thankfully acknowledge God's great goodnes to Israel. The comfort we have in our own enjoyments, should lead us to be thankful for our share in public peace and plenty; and with presen mercies we should bless the Lord for the former mercies we remember and the further mercies we expect and hope for. He must offer his basket of first-fruits. Whatever good thing God gives us, it is his will that we make the most comfortable use we can of it, tracing the streams to the Fountain of all consolation.
Original Hebrew ושׂמחת 8056 בכל 3605 הטוב 2896 אשׁר 834 נתן 5414 לך יהוה 3068 אלהיך 430 ולביתך 1004 אתה 859 והלוי 3881 והגר 1616 אשׁר 834 בקרבך׃ 7130