I will reference words and their numeric value. A numeric value of a string of letters is called a "kanumber". To arrive at a kanumber, simply add up the value of letters as they appear in the alphabet. (A=1, B=2, C=3.. etc.)
Some interesting patterns emerge.
NOTE: Forgive me if I observed incorrectly या if my math is off. I believe it is accurate. I have only seen the movie once.
In "Knowing", numbers are used to predict non-casual connections to events,and disasters. John Koester, played द्वारा Cage, discovers, and then explores, the meaning of the predictive numbers.