Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 And Yahweh God sent him out from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from which he was taken. 24 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.



Cross References

Hebrews 1:7

And concerning the angels he says, "The one who makes his angels winds, and his servants a flame of fire,"

Psalm 104:4

who makes his messengers [the] winds, his attendants a flame of fire.

Exodus 25:18-22

And you will make two cherubim of gold; you will make them of hammered work at the two ends of the atonement cover.

Genesis 2:8-9

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

Exodus 25:2

"Speak to the {Israelites}, and let them bring to me a contribution. You will receive my contribution from every man whose heart prompts him.

Numbers 22:23

The donkey saw the angel of Yahweh standing in the road with his sword drawn in his hand, and the donkey turned aside from the road and went into the field. And Balaam struck the donkey to turn her back [to] the road.

Joshua 5:13

And it happened, when Joshua was by Jericho, {he looked up}, and he saw a man standing {opposite him} [with] his sword drawn in his hand. And Joshua went to him and said, "Are you with us, or with our adversaries?"

1 Samuel 4:4

So the army sent to Shiloh and brought from there the ark of the covenant of Yahweh of hosts who sits [between] 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

The second cherub [was] ten cubits [according to] {the same} measurement, and [there] was one shape for the two cherubim.

1 Chronicles 21:16-17

And David lifted his eyes and saw the angel of Yahweh standing between earth and heaven, with his sword drawn 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, [who] leads Joseph like a flock. Shine forth, [you who] sits [enthroned above] the cherubim.

Psalm 99:1

Yahweh is king; let [the] peoples tremble. [He] sits enthroned [between the] cherubim. Let the earth shake.

Ezekiel 10:2-22

And he spoke to the man clothed in linen and said, "Go {in among the wheel area under the cherubim} and fill the hollow of your hands [with] coals of fire from among the cherubim, and toss [them] on the city." And he went [right] before my eyes.

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and 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, [there is] no longer an offering for sin.

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