What are the implications of "Vayishman Yeshurun Viv'at"?
Seforno: It implies that Yisrael behaved like animals (Refer to 32:15:2:1) who lash out at the person who comes to feed them.
Targum Onkelos: 'Yisrael became wealthy and lashed out'.
Targum Yonasan: 'Yisrael became wealthy and despised Hashem'.
Rosh: Amidst fatness, they rebelled.
Sha'arei Teshuvah (1:30): As long as a person follows physical desires, he is drawn after the physical, and distances from the intellectual Nefesh, and the his Yetzer ha'Ra overpowers him.
Why does the Torah refer to Yisrael here as "Yeshurun"?
Seforno: Because it is talking even about people who are studious - the wise among them. 1
What is the difference between "Shamanta", "Avisa
Rashi: 'You became fat, thick and obese, with a double layer of fat.
Seforno: "Shamanta" - You (Refer to 32:15:2:1) became dense (mentally), because you turned to the material pleasures of this world; "Avisa" - You were unable to discern the finer points of truth 1 - and "Kasisa" - your eyes were smeared (preventing you) from seeing and your hearts from comprehending. 2
Targum Onkelos and Targum Yonasan: 'They were successful, became strong and acquired property'.
What is the meaning of "Vayenabel Tzur Yeshu'aso"?
Seforno: They disgraced the Rock of their salvation by going from bad to worse.
Targum Onkelos and Targum Yonasan: 'They angered the Strong One who redeemed them.'
What is "Vayenabel Tzur Yeshu'aso" referring to?