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.
In the Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve are described as arumim, naked. Abraham ibn Ezra clarifies what that means, bringing insight from Proverbs.
Abraham ibn Ezra (1092-1167 CE) was born in Tudela, in northern Spain. From age 50 until his death at 75, he wandered all over Europe and taught Torah.
The Israelites move towards the Promised Land, traveling through other kingdoms. They promise not to take any water – confounding later French commentators.