SEV Biblia, Chapter 26:2 entonces tomarás de las primicias de todos los frutos de la tierra, que sacares de tu tierra que el SEÑOR tu Dios te da, y lo pondrás en un canastillo, e irás al lugar que el SEÑOR tu Dios escogiere para hacer habitar allí su nombre.
Clarke's Bible Commentary - Deuteronomy 26:2 Verse 2. Thou shalt take of the first of all the fruit, &c.] This was intended to keep them in continual remembrance of the kindness of God, in preserving them through so many difficulties and literally fulfilling the promises he had made to them. God being the author of all their blessings, the first-fruits of the land were consecrated to him, as the author of every good and perfect gift.
John Gill's Bible Commentary Ver. 2. That thou shalt take of the first of all the fruit of the earth , etc.] This oblation of firstfruits was different front the sheaf of the firstfruits brought at barley harvest in the time of the passover, and from the two wave loaves of wheaten flour, at wheat harvest, at Pentecost; and from the cake of the first of their dough; (see Leviticus 23:10,17 Numbers 15:21). They were of one sort only, these of various kinds; though, as Jarchi observes, not all firstfruits, or the first of all sorts of fruits, were to be brought; for all were not bound to firstfruits, but the seven kinds only, called here the fruit of the earth, and are particularly mentioned in ( Deuteronomy 8:8); and their manner of observing, selecting, and gathering their firstfruits, as the same writer notes, was this; “a man goes into his field, and sees a mature fig, he binds a rush about it for a sign, and says, lo, this is firstfruits: and so, if he sees a bunch of grapes, or a pomegranate, more mature than the rest, he does the same,” as is observed in the Misnah f466 : which thou shalt bring of thy land which the Lord thy God giveth thee ; and the land being given them, and such a fruitful one as it was, they needed not to grudge bringing the firstfruits of it to the Lord. The quantity they were to bring is not fixed; this was left to their generosity; but, according to tradition, they were to bring the sixtieth part; so says Maimonides f467 , “the firstfruits have no measure (no fixed measure) from the law; but from the words of the wise men, a man ought to separate one out of sixty:” and shalt put [it] in a basket ; for the more convenient carriage of them and for the more decent oblation and waving of them together, The rich brought their firstfruits in baskets of silver and of gold, the poor in wicker baskets of willows barked f468 . The firstfruits of the seven several kinds were all put together in one basket, not into separate ones, or into as many as there were kinds; but then, as the last mentioned writer observes f469 , “they did not bring them mixed, but the barley (was put) beneath, or lowermost, and the wheat over that; and the olives above that, and the dates over them, and the pomegranates over them, and the figs uppermost in the vessel; and there was some one thing which separated between every kind, as leaves, and the like; and they put about the figs clusters of grapes without:” and shalt go unto the place which the Lord thy God shall choose to place his name there ; which, as the event showed, was the city of Jerusalem; hither from all parts of the country were the firstfruits to be brought. All which may teach us, that we are to honour God with the firstfruits of our increase; that we are to be thankful in every thing, and for everything we have; and that our mercies should be acknowledged publicly in the place of public worship; and that all our sacrifices of praise should be offered in faith, which may be signified by the basket in which the firstfruits were brought, without which we cannot please God; and this being bore on the shoulder all the while, may denote reverence of God, and a sense of former state and condition, as this might put the Israelites in mind of their carrying loads in Egypt.
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 ולקחת 3947 מראשׁית 7225 כל 3605 פרי 6529 האדמה 127 אשׁר 834 תביא 935 מארצך 776 אשׁר 834 יהוה 3068 אלהיך 430 נתן 5414 לך ושׂמת 7760 בטנא 2935 והלכת 1980 אל 413 המקום 4725 אשׁר 834 יבחר 977 יהוה 3068 אלהיך 430 לשׁכן 7931 שׁמו 8034 שׁם׃ 8033