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Indeed, by foreknowing and foretelling (proginosko, prolego), by the patient's bedside, both how things stand at present and how they stood in the past and will stand in the future, and by recounting in detail what the patient omits to say, the doctor will arouse greater trust in his knowledge of the condition of the sick, so that men will risk entrusting themselves to his care.
Cain's sacrifice of first-fruits in Book 11 disintegrates, of course, into fratricide, but God, foreknowing the failure of that sacrifice, has already acted to complete the soteriological meaning of Passover.
For sometimes the mind, foreknowing of evil, seems to instill grief, but foreknowledge of good seems to instill a certain happiness.