Isaac offers apparently prophetic blessing to Jacob, who he thinks is Esau, and then to Esau when the latter cries. How could blessing flow from deceit?
Abraham the Patriarch breathes his last in Genesis 25. He is “gathered to his people,” a mysterious phrase for which Ibn Ezra offers two insights.
Abraham ibn Ezra wrote poetry praising various patrons. Here’s a particularly enjoyable meditation on which body part is best – eye, ear, or tongue.
The concept of a moral minyan can be derived from Ibn Ezra’s commentary on Abraham challenging God’s plan to destroy Sodom.
Avram has a vision where God tells him his descendants will be strangers (ger) in a land not theirs. Ibn Ezra finds an unusual meaning to the word ger.