One god. A tithe (literally meaning a tenth). “Round” numbers. Ibn Ezra lets us in on the secret of sacred numbers.
Ibn Ezra references the “secret of the twelve.” This phrase raises a question that has haunted Jewish tradition – did Moses write the entire Torah?
Ibn Ezra discusses the secret of the sevens used in Balaam’s ritual to supposedly curse the Israelites. Seven altars, seven bulls, seven rams.