One god. A tithe (literally meaning a tenth). “Round” numbers. Ibn Ezra lets us in on the secret of sacred numbers.
God hopes that the people of Israel will be reverent – does this mean they have free will? Or does God still control a great deal through laws of nature?
Ibn Ezra on “Thus they shall link My name with the people of Israel, and I will bless them” (Numbers 6:27). Who exactly does “them” refer to?
Abraham ibn Ezra seeks to understand what the text means when it says Moses could not enter the space where he is supposed to talk to God.
Moses stayed on Mount Sinai for forty days and forty nights. God spoke, then gave Moses the tablets. What else did Moses begin to know?