Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 out the man; and He placed at the east of the Garden of Eden the cherubim and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep and guard the way 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

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 the LORD God expelled the man from the garden of Eden so he would work the ground from which he had been taken. 24 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.



Cross References

Hebrews 1:7

Now about the angels he says, "He makes his angels winds, and his servants flames of fire."

Psalm 104:4

He makes the winds his messengers, blazing fires his servants.

Exodus 25:18-22

You are to make two cherubim of gold; you are to make them of hammered work at the two ends of the Mercy Seat.

Genesis 2:8-9

The LORD God planted a garden in Eden, toward the east, where he placed the man whom he had formed.

Exodus 25:2

"Tell the Israelis to take an offering for me, and you are to accept my offering from every person whose heart moves him to give.

Numbers 22:23

all of a sudden the donkey saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way, with an unsheathed sword in his hand! The donkey turned off the road and went into an open field. Balaam started beating the donkey in order to turn her back to the road,

Joshua 5:13

Now it happened that while Joshua was near Jericho, he looked up and much to his amazement, he saw a man standing in front of him, holding a drawn sword in his hand! Joshua approached him and asked him, "Are you one of us, or are you with our enemies?"

1 Samuel 4:4

So the people sent word to Shiloh and took away from there the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, who sits above the cherubim.

1 Kings 6:25-35

Each cherub was ten cubits high, and both were of the same size and shape,

1 Chronicles 21:16-17

So the angel of the ORD remained standing near the threshing floor that belonged to Ornan the Jebusite. David looked up and saw the angel of the LORD standing between earth and heaven, with a drawn sword in his hand stretched out over Jerusalem. Then David and the elders, clothed in sackcloth, fell on their faces.

Psalm 80:1

Shepherd of Israel, listen! The one who leads Joseph like a flock, the one enthroned on the cherubim, display your glory.

Psalm 99:1

The LORD reigns let people tremble; he is seated above the cherubim let the earth quake.

Ezekiel 10:2-22

The LORD spoke to the man who was clothed in white linen, telling him, "Go between the whirling wheels, under the cherubim, and fill your hands with burning coals from among the cherubim. Then scatter them over the city." So he entered as I watched.

John 14:6

Jesus told him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Hebrews 10:18-22

Now where there is forgiveness of these sins, there is no longer any offering for sin.

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