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Did God know the holy place right away during the exodus?

ask around the idea that G-d would choose His holy places during exodus time.

However, if he knows the future, he couldn't possibly undecided during exodus.

So what's the explanation.

Say I said, "I will choose which cake I will eat." That means I do not know which cake I will eat yet right?

In fact, one of the answer on that previous question says that it's actually David, rather than God that latter chose Jerusalem as a holy place.

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You might be confusing the truth of what God knows with what is communicated to man, and how it is communicated. –  Danno Sep 15 '13 at 12:20
He is an actor in a play that is everything. This world, and the next world with the heavenly court, the garden of Eden, and the plane of gehinnom are all a infinitesimal spec, a story created already told. A figment of His imagination, so to speak. When He deals with us, He speaks within time and within the story, where different outcomes are still possible. So yes, He could have not yet designated His holy places yet, which in human terms translates as His indecision. But from His perspective, He already knew what would lead to the designation, so He already 'chose'. –  user3114 Sep 15 '13 at 14:56
The Rambam writes that this is something the human mind will never understand. –  Hacham Gabriel Sep 18 '13 at 2:37
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Within traditional Jewish sources, the overwhelmingly dominant opinion is that God has absolute knowledge of everything, including the future. As the Talmud (Avos 3:15, as understood by Maimonides) states, "הכל צפוי" - "All is foreseen."

There are, of course, many questions and difficulties that can be raised on this topic, which is, admittedly, one that is difficult (if not impossible) for the human mind to truly grasp. One such category is the existence of Scriptural verses in which God appears not to have such foreknowledge. (Although, as I wrote in response to your other question, I don't believe this verse is such a case.) In general, the basic answer to such questions is that Scripture speaks to us in human terms (דברה תורה בלשון בני אדם), i.e. God interacts with human beings in a way that is comprehensible to human beings.

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