Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.

Bible References

East

Genesis 2:8
The Lord God planted a garden toward the east, in Eden; and there He placed the man whom He had formed.

A flaming

Numbers 22:23
When the donkey saw the angel of the Lord standing in the way with his drawn sword in his hand, the donkey turned off from the way and went into the field; but Balaam struck the donkey to turn her back into the way.
Joshua 5:13
Now it came about when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, a man was standing opposite him with his sword drawn in his hand, and Joshua went to him and said to him, “Are you for us or for our adversaries?”
1 Chronicles 21:16
Then David lifted up his eyes and saw the angel of the Lord standing between earth and heaven, with his drawn sword in his hand stretched out over Jerusalem. Then David and the elders, covered with sackcloth, fell on their faces.
Hebrews 1:7
And of the angels He says,
Who makes His angels winds,
And His ministers a flame of fire.”

To keep

John 14:6
Jesus *said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.
Hebrews 10:18
Now where there is forgiveness of these things, there is no longer any offering for sin.