Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

So he drove out the man. And he placed at the east of the garden of Eden the Cherubim, and the flame of a sword which turned every way, to guard the way of the tree of life.

New American Standard Bible

So He drove the man out; and at the east of the garden of Eden He stationed the cherubim and the flaming sword which turned every direction to guard the way to the tree of life.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

He drove man out and stationed the cherubim and the flaming, whirling sword east of the garden of Eden to guard the way to the tree of life.

International Standard Version

After he had expelled the man, the LORD God placed winged angels at the eastern end of the garden of Eden, along with a fiery, turning sword, to prevent access to the tree of life.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

So God drove the man out; and at the east of the Garden of Eden He [permanently] stationed the cherubim and the sword with the flashing blade which turned round and round [in every direction] to protect and guard the way (entrance, access) to the tree of life.

Bible in Basic English

So he sent the man out; and at the east of the garden of Eden he put winged ones and a flaming sword turning every way to keep the way to the tree of life.

Darby Translation

And he drove out Man; and he set the Cherubim, and the flame of the flashing sword, toward the east of the garden of Eden, to guard the way to the tree of life.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will drive out Adam; and he will set up from the east of the garden of Eden, cherubims, and a flaming sword, turning itself about to keep the way of the tree of lives.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

So he drove the man out, and placed cherubim east of the garden of Eden, and {a flaming, turning sword} to guard the way to the tree of life.

Modern King James verseion

And He drove out the man. And He placed cherubs at the east of the garden of Eden, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to guard the way to the tree of life.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he cast Adam out, and set at the entering of the garden Eden, Cherubim with a naked sword moving in and out, to keep the way to the tree of life.

NET Bible

When he drove the man out, he placed on the eastern side of the orchard in Eden angelic sentries who used the flame of a whirling sword to guard the way to the tree of life.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

So he expelled the man, - and caused to dwell - in front of the garden of Eden - cherubim and a brandishing sword - flame, to keep the way to the tree of life.

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

yea, he casteth out the man, and causeth to dwell at the east of the garden of Eden the cherubs and the flame of the sword which is turning itself round to guard the way of the tree of life.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So he drove out
גּרשׁ 
Garash 
Usage: 48

the man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

and he placed
שׁכן 
Shakan 
Usage: 128

at the east
קדמה קדם 
Qedem 
Usage: 87

of the garden
גּן 
Gan 
Usage: 43

of Eden
עדן 
`Eden 
Usage: 16

כּרוּב 
K@ruwb 
Usage: 91

and a flaming
להט 
Lahat 
Usage: 2

חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

to keep
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

of the tree
עץ 
`ets 
Usage: 329

Context Readings

Adam And Eve Are Sent Out Of The Garden

23 therefore LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from where he was taken. 24 So he drove out the man. And he placed at the east of the garden of Eden the Cherubim, and the flame of a sword which turned every way, to guard the way of the tree of life.



Cross References

Hebrews 1:7

And indeed toward the heavenly agents he says, He who makes his agents spirits, and his ministers a flame of fire.

Psalm 104:4

who makes his [heavenly] agents spirits, his ministers a flame of fire,

Exodus 25:18-22

And thou shall make two cherubim of gold; of beaten work shall thou make them, at the two ends of the mercy-seat.

Genesis 2:8-9

And LORD God planted a garden eastward, in Eden, and there he put the man whom he had formed.

Exodus 25:2

Speak to the sons of Israel, that they take for me an offering; of every man whose heart makes him willing ye shall take my offering.

Numbers 22:23

And the donkey saw the agent of LORD standing in the way, with his sword drawn in his hand, and the donkey turned aside out of the way, and went into the field. And Balaam smote the donkey, to turn her into the way.

Joshua 5:13

And it came to pass, when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold, there stood a man opposite him with his sword drawn in his hand. And Joshua went to him, and said to him, Are thou for us, or for

1 Samuel 4:4

So the people sent to Shiloh, and they brought from there the ark of the covenant of LORD of hosts, who sits [above] the cherubim. And the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, were there with the ark of the covenant of God.

1 Kings 6:25-35

And the other cherub was ten cubits; both of the cherubim were of one measure and one form.

1 Chronicles 21:16-17

And David lifted up his eyes, and saw the agent of LORD standing between earth and heaven, having a drawn sword in his hand stretched out over Jerusalem. Then David and the elders, clothed in sackcloth, fell upon their faces.

Psalm 80:1

Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, thou who lead Joseph like a flock. Thou who sit [above] the cherubim, shine forth.

Psalm 99:1

LORD reigns! Let the peoples tremble. He sits [above] the cherubim, let the earth be moved.

Ezekiel 10:2-22

And he spoke to the man clothed in linen, and said, Go in between the whirling [wheels], even under the cherub, and fill both thy hands with coals of fire from between the cherubim, and scatter them over the city. And he went in in

John 14:6

Jesus says to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No man comes to the Father, except by me.

Hebrews 10:18-22

Now where there is remission of these, there is no more offering for sin.

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