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Do names truly affect our personalities Whether its a name traversedthrough generations or a name that has a meaningful background peopletend to put much thought into naming someone Both people and animalsare given names that reflect their characteristics or purpose Toillustrate after God gave Adam the task of naming all the animals Adamwas said to have named the animals by their earmark not by theirspecies Moreover most parents and guardians tend to spend much timenaming their children significantly symbols role models movies ormeaningful locations We carry our names with us throughout lives thuscarrying a message and a piece of who we are A name distinguishes who we are its what we respond to when someonecalls its what we label on our identification and it can alsorepresent how we act as people In the Book of Genesis the first couplechapters describe Gods Creation God had created all the animals andthen He created Adam After his good completion God decided to letAdam name all of the animals names that will remain forever Godbrought all the animals to Adam to see what Adam would name them Adamended up naming the animals based on their kinds so God told him toname them giving each a name appropriate to the individualcharacteristics of each The animals brought to him by God includedall cattle the fowl of the air and every beast of thefield Furthermore only the created kinds of these animals wereincluded not the multitudes of genera species and varieties thatlater proliferated from them Genesis 220 Adam decided not to namethe animals by species but by what they represented and theirusefulness in his daily lifestyle In the Garden of Eden Adam spent aday naming all of the animals Although many did not know if Adam wasable to speak or talk he was able to name all of the animals some ofthe animals names even derived from the Latin roots The word canusmeans dog and
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